Huskers land four-star linebacker for 2017

Posted at 3:57 PM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 16:57:36-04

Nebraska’s recruiting success continues as the Huskers land Delaware linebacker Avery Roberts. According to, Roberts is a 6-foot-1, 213-pound four-star prospect. Roberts is the 15th ranked linebacker of the 2017 recruiting class.


Roberts is the Huskers seventh commit of the 2017 class. Roberts had offers from 30 other universities, including Clemson, Miami, Oklahoma, and Oregon. With the commitment of Roberts, Nebraska jumps to 14th in the top recruiting classes of 2017.


Roberts announced his commitment via Twitter earlier today: