Nebraska QB McCaffrey, 2 others transferring
Nebraska quarterback Luke McCaffrey and two different offensive gamers are transferring, persevering with the offseason exodus from this system.McCaffrey, who began two video games in 2020 and appeared in seven contests, entered the NCAA’s switch portal Tuesday together with reserve offensive lineman Will Farniok and huge receiver Kade Warner, the son of Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner.McCaffrey is the son of former NFL huge receiver Ed McCaffrey, head coach at Northern Colorado, and the brother of Carolina Panthers star Christian McCaffrey and former Michigan quarterback Dylan McCaffrey, who opted out of the 2020 season and entered the switch portal final week.Luke McCaffrey, a redshirt freshman in 2020, shared time with Adrian Martinez and had 466 cross yards and a landing with six interceptions, and added 364 speeding yards and three touchdowns on 65 carries. ESPN rated McCaffrey because the No. four dual-threat quarterback and No. 141 total participant within the 2019 recruiting class.After McCaffrey had 4 turnovers in Nebraska’s house loss to Illinois, coach Scott Frost stated, “There is no doubt in my thoughts Luke McCaffrey’s the longer term round right here, however proper now to assist us win, we have to play the man who provides us the most effective probability.” Martinez began the subsequent recreation and the remainder of the season for the Huskers, who completed 3-5. Frost final week expressed pleasure about McCaffrey’s future in an interview with the Lincoln Journal Star, whereas declining to handle rumors about whether or not the quarterback was mulling a switch.McCaffrey wrote on Twitter that he struggled with the choice, and thanked Nebraska’s coaches, gamers and followers, including, “I’m excited for the longer term.”Nebraska already has misplaced main huge receiver Wan’Dale Robinson, who’s transferring to Kentucky, partially to be nearer to his household. Robinson led Nebraska with 461 receiving yards and had 51 receptions, 33 greater than every other participant final season.Farniok appeared in 4 video games at Nebraska, together with one final season. His older brother, Matt, was a beginning offensive lineman for Nebraska and a captain in each 2019 and 2020. Warner, a former walk-on, was named a captain in 2020 and obtained a scholarship, recording 5 receptions for 40 yards. He began 12 video games whole in 2018 and 2019 and finishes his Huskers profession with 30 receptions for 236 yards.