The Nebraska football team might be an afterthought to 2021 quarterback Jake Garcia. While the Cornhuskers were at one time thought to be the absolute top target, the legacy prospect hasn't made much mention of Scott Frost's program in recent months.

Earlier this weekend, the cannon-armed signal caller talked about the schools he's expecting to visit in the very near future. Notably, one school that was left off the list was Nebraska. One school that he just visited seems to have made a lasting impression, thanks to the kind of offense it runs.

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Garcia just finished up a visit with USC and loved what he saw from former Texas Tech quarterback's Graham Harrell's new offense. The Trojans are going to be installing at least some "air raid" into their offensive playbook. It shouldn't be a surprise that Garcia likes the idea of throwing the ball as often as Texas Tech has done in the past.

Nebraska still fighting to land legacy prospect

Now that Garcia has wrapped up his visit to USC, it's time to take a swing through the Florida schools.

Jake Garcia might not be looking at Nebraska football anymore [Image via MaxPreps/YouTube]
Jake Garcia might not be looking at Nebraska football anymore [Image via MaxPreps/YouTube]

Garcia recently told USCInsider he's going to be checking out Florida, Miami and Florida State. Those are far from the only schools he's going to be taking in though.

Garcia also said he's going to be paying a visit to Oregon relatively soon. Despite the fact that he's traveling all over the country to see what football programs have to offer, there is very little doubt that he is feeling the pull of home during this recruiting cycle.

The Trojans and UCLA have made a strong push for him staying him.

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The Narbonne quarterback has gotten to the California state championships or won them every year of his high school career. It would be hard for anyone to leave a state that has given so much to his football career.

Nebraska still hanging on for legacy prospect

The Huskers are hoping that Jake Garcia really does think that "home" plays a big part in his recruiting. That's because when the Cornhuskers made an offer, the quarterback made it very clear it was a "big one" because his father, Randy had also played in Lincoln.

That could be one of the reasons why they haven't gotten as much attention as some other schools recently. He already knows what the program has to offer. He's been to Lincoln a few times since his recruiting has started. His dad can certainly tell him what it's like to strap it on for Nebraska.

The Cornhuskers have their work cut out for them. In addition to USC and UCLA, Florida, Florida State and Miami, schools like Alabama, Auburn and Ohio State have come calling as well.

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The problem for Scott Frost and his coaches is that Jake Garcia might not be a great fit for the Nebraska football team. He's not a mobile quarterback, really at all. On the other hand, he's got the kind of talent, and family connections that are going to be hard to ignore.

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