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Former Nebraska DE Jay Moore Says He's Happy The Huskers Are Offering Scholarships To In-State Recruits

The state of Nebraska typically isn't loaded with very much high school football talent, so the Huskers' recent recruiting classes haven't included too many in-state prospects. 

The 2015 class had two; the 2014 class had three; the 2013 class had one; the 2012 class had one. 

New head coach Mike Riley has offered some scholarships to a couple in-state prospects for 2016, though. One of the Huskers' three verbal commits in the class - three-star tight end Jared Bubak - is from Lincoln, Neb. Wednesday afternoon, Riley offered defensive end Noah Fant, who's from Omaha. 

">@nrfant: Blessed and excited to get my 4th offer from Nebraska today #GoBigRedpic.twitter.com/WeNjrHgWWh

— Sean Callahan (@Sean_Callahan)

Big in-state offer to Noah Fant RT @nrfant: Blessed and excited to get my 4th offer from Nebraska today #GoBigRedpic.twitter.com/WeNjrHgWWh

— Sean Callahan (@Sean_Callahan) March 4, 2015

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This pleases former Nebraska defensive end Jay Moore, an Elkhorn, Neb., native who starred for the Huskers in the mid-2000s.

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Will Riley make a concerted effort to keep more of Nebraska's talent in-state, or will the plethora of in-state offers made recently end up being an anomaly in his recruiting efforts? We'll find out.