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Defensive Tackle Deontre Thomas Announces Commitment To Nebraska On His Birthday

Nebraska is off to a strong start in the 2017 recruiting cycle, and today, a solid defensive tackle made his commitment to the Huskers as a birthday present to himself. Deontre Thomas, an Oklahoma native rated three stars by 247Sports, made the announcement in a voice-over on a highlight film.

Thomas spoke to 247Sports about his decision.

“Nebraska is just a great place,” Thomas said. “I’ve been there. I love the coaches. I love the facility. They’re a great academic school. Big Ten football fits me. I fit the Big Ten because I’m about stopping the run."

He is ranked No. 11 among all player in Oklahoma.

Defensive tackles can be hard to come by, but it looks like the Huskers have added a good one to its impressive 2017 class.