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Nebraska Adds QB Brayden Miller To Roster

Scott Frost coaching at Nebraska.

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers approaches the sidelines in the second half against the Colorado Buffaloes at Memorial Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

Nebraska head coach Scott Frost is adding another big arm to his team for the upcoming season in quarterback Brayden Miller.

Last month, Miller announced on Twitter that he would be joining the Cornhuskers as a walk-on for the Class of 2019.

Miller thanked Nebraska quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco and walk-on coordinator Kenny Wilhite for the opportunity.

On Tuesday, he announced his commitment to Nebraska via Twitter.

Miller's situation is a bit different than the normal walk-on.

In an interview with the Omaha World-Herald, Miller explained that he actually turned down scholarship offers to play for the Cornhuskers as a walk-on because of how "perfect" he found the program to be for him.

“It was the place for me, and it fits me perfect and it’s where I want to be,” Miller said. “I love the coaching staff, the weight program and everything about (Nebraska).”

According to Chris Peterson of Fansided, Miller joins four-star recruit Luke McCaffrey, as well as Noah Vedral and Austin Jablonski on the depth chart.

As delighted as Miller likely feels about joining the Cornhuskers though, he will have his work cut out for him if he hopes to pry reps from star quarterback Adrian Martinez.

In 2018, the true freshman Martinez completed 64.6-percent of his passes for 2,617 yards and 17 touchdowns in 11 games played.

Despite a 4-7 record as a starter last season, there is no indication that Martinez, who has popped up in early Heisman odds lists, will have any trouble retaining the starting job under Frost in 2019.

[Omaha World-Herald]