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How to make a recruiting class as crazy as Nebraska’s

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The football recruiting class of 2018 is looking pretty insane.

Here are the top five players that are likely to make it. 1.

Nebraska’s Malik Hooker (WR, Kansas) In many ways, Hooker is a player the Huskers will covet in the next few years.

He’s one of the premier WR recruits in the country, a two-time All-American and a two time First Team All-Big 12 selection, and he’s one-and-done in the Big 12.

He also has a lot of NFL talent on the roster, with three of the five players in the class being former first rounders: Hooker, Marcus Cooper and Tyler Ervin.

The Huskers are not going to make an error by picking up a WR, especially one that’s already been on their board.

And it’s likely to be one of their top targets, if not their top receiver, this time around.

2.

Wisconsin’s Christian McCaffrey (WR/KR, Stanford) It would be a little surprising if the Badgers didn’t land McCaffreys top target, but that’s exactly what the Huskies will do with their first pick.

The 6’1, 200-pounder is one of three top prospects in the 2018 class.

He was the No. 1 WR in the 2017 class and the No 5 overall prospect overall, according to 247 Sports.

The Wisconsin-based team will need to make some decisions this offseason if they want to build on that success.

3.

Notre Dame’s DeShaun Watson (WR / K, Clemson) Watson has been the star of Clemson’s recruiting class, which is why the Irish will be able to afford to pay him more.

The Tigers have been very selective with their recruiting, choosing to take only one WR in 2018 and one K in 2019.

Watson will be the first Notre Dame WR to be picked in the first round since Jaron Brown in 2008.

4.

Michigan’s Malik McDowell (WR-KR, Alabama) McDowell is another player the Wolverines will target in the future.

He played for the Badger’s All-America team in 2017, and his senior season he ran for a school-record 1,958 yards and 14 touchdowns on 81 catches for 1,063 yards and 12 scores.

Michigan is a program that’s always been very willing to go after quality players and McDowell could be a guy they could use to add some stability in the backfield.

5.

Washington’s Christian Kirk (WR) Kirk is a high-end prospect in the recruiting class.

His 247 Sports Composite Rating is ranked No. 2 overall, No. 3 wide receiver and No. 4 wide receiver in the nation.

Kirk’s recruitment was one of many that went awry with some of the other high-profile recruits for Washington, including two former first-rounders, J.J. Watt and Brandon Scherff.

Kirk is also one of only three players in that class who were rated the No 1 WR by 247 Sports and the top WR in this class by the 247Sports Composite Rating.

Kirk was the top player on a recruiting board that featured two other Wisconsin WRs in Jalen Hurd and Ryan Grant.

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