The Nebraska football team already secured the commitment of one 4-star wide receiver prospect this week. Now it appears the decommitment of Kris Abrams-Draine could open the Huskers up to adding another big weapon to their 2020 class, should they play their cards right. Abrams-Draine announced on Friday that he was going to be opening up his recruitment again, thanking the LSU coaches for their time and attention on Twitter.

Nebraska football has an opening

"First of all, I would like to thank the LSU coaches for recruiting me, but after careful consideration with my family and coaches; I have decided to decommit from the Lousiana State University," the prospect posted. He ended with the refrain that has become almost like a disclaimer that is appended to all tweets of this nature, "please respect my decision!!"

The news could be big for a team like the Huskers, who finally has a little momentum in the 2020 class.

That momentum is thanks to Wednesday's commitment of Bellevue West receiver Zavier Betts. Betts is one of the best receivers in the entire class, according to 247 Sports. So is Kris Abrams-Draine.

The new free-agent is considered the 15th best player in the state of Alabama and the 69th best receiver in the 2020 class. Nationally, he's the 360th best player according to 247Sports. As a Junior, the receiver had 44 catches for 584 yards and 11 TDs.

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Those numbers made LSU attempt to lock him down as he committed to the Tigers way back in March of 2018.

Over the last year, his commitment to the SEC power didn't stop other schools from reaching out. He's got 17 offers total, including one from the Nebraska football team. As has been the case for most players like Abrams-Draine, the Huskers are likely a long shot, Scott Frost and company are more well known in the SEC area than other Cornhusker coaches have been.

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Having a successful run for UCF, a school that has taken on and taken down SEC powers during their regime has given the staff more prominence. Indiana is the only other Big Ten school to offer the receiver and the vast majority of the programs that have recruited him have been from his home region. Interestingly enough, despite the high rankings by recruiting services, the Alabama Crimson Tide have not given him an official offer yet.

The reticence of the Tide might have been because they felt he was always going to be LSU bound. Now that he's not necessarily going to be a Tiger, 'Bama might come calling. It would certainly be good news for the Nebraska football team if they never made Kris Abrams-Draine an offer. Now the Huskers just have to move in for the kill.

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