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Nebraska Lands Commitment From 2021 3-Star Linebacker

A bag of footballs with the logo of the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

LINCOLN, NE - OCTOBER 20: A bag of footballs for the Nebraska Cornhuskers before the game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Memorial Stadium on October 20, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

Coming off a rough 2019 season, Nebraska head coach Scott Frost's seat is starting to get warm. But the more great recruits he brings to Lincoln, the better his chances of getting the Huskers back to prominence.

Fortunately for Frost, even with the NCAA restrictions on visits, his team is still bringing in commitments. One of the newest members of Big Red is three-star linebacker Christopher Paul Jr.

According to the Omaha World-Herald, Paul is officially committing to the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The announcement comes during a week where he received multiple offers from Power Five schools across the nation.

247Sports rates Paul as the No. 629 overall prospect in the Class of 2021. He is the No. 25 inside linebacker in the country, and the No. 51 prospect from the state of Georgia.

But despite offers from the likes of Michigan State, TCU and West Virginia, 247Sports' Crystal Ball Predictions had Nebraska as the frontrunner to land Paul the whole time.

Paul marks the fourth player to join Nebraska's 2021 recruiting class, which 247Sports ranks No. 17 in the nation, and No. 6 in the Big Ten.

The Huskers have endured three straight losing seasons for the first time in nearly 60 years. Hopefully this recruiting class will be the one that can help Scott Frost and Nebraska get over the hump and back into bowl season.