After going through the entire transfer process, Travis Vokolek has announced where he’ll continue his college career. The former Rutgers tight end will remain in the Big Ten, but this time around he’ll play for Nebraska.
The Cornhuskers landed a visit with Vokolek back in May. His father has connections with two assistants on Nebraska’s coaching staff, which made him an intriguing transfer target.
Vokolek’s decision came down to Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas State. All three programs currently offer a better win-now scenario for Vokolek than Rutgers would.
Ultimately, the Cornhuskers were able to win the sweepstakes for the former three-star recruit.
The official announcement came on Twitter, as Vokolek said “Excited to announce that I will be transferring to Nebraska!”
— Travis Vokolek (@tvokolek2) June 11, 2019
Vokolek will have to two years of eligibility remaining but has to sit out this upcoming season.
Last season, Vokolek totaled 16 receptions for 184 yards and two touchdowns with the Scarlet Knights.
It’ll be interesting to see how Scott Frost implements Vokolek into his offense in the coming years. At the very least, the six-foot-six offensive weapon should present a reliable target over the middle of the field.
Many projections have Nebraska taking a huge step in the right direction, and landing transfers that could make an impact should only help.