Nebraska scored commitments from a pair of Florida recruits last night: athlete Miles Jones and wide receiver Dominick Watt.
The first Nebraska-bound recruit Miles Jones is listed as an athlete and wide receiver from Fort Lauderdale. He stars at American Heritage School.
Dominick Watt is a wide receiver from Hollywood. He plays for Miramar High School
247Sports ranks Jones as the No. 617 player in the class of 2018. He's the 102nd-ranked recruit from Florida, and the No. 49 athlete.
Watt is the No. 392 overall recruit, No. 69 player in Florida, and the No. 68 wide receiver.
With Jones, Nebraska essentially secured a flip. He had been committed to Vanderbilt since March.
Last weekend, Jones took a trip to Nebraska. A few days later, he decommitted from the Commodores, and two days after that, he committed to the Huskers.
Watt has numerous offers, but had not committed anywhere. He made his announcement on Twitter.
Watt goes into a lot of detail on his decision. His full note:
"I want to first start off by thanking God for blessing me with this opportunity and to thank all the Universities that have offered me the opportunity to play at their school. It has been a long journey for me. I remember my freshman year at McArthur High School. I knew I was gonna make history and make my own legacy there. Out team had its ups and downs.
Freshman yer we went 0-10,
Sophomore year we went 7-3
Junior year we went 11-1
My senior year I came to my second home Miramar High School. Immediately I was treated like family and we worked as a team to grind hard together and we went 9-1 for my final season in high school. I would like to thank all my High School coaches that had faith that I was going to be great one day. Thank you Coach Aj Scott for being there for me and picking me up when i needed it, Coach Hood for believing that I was gonna become a great Wide receiver, coach T.J. for believing that I was better than the man in front of me, Coach Ruffin for beliving that I was gonna become a great person and player in life. I have made up my decision which college I'll be spending my next 3-4 years at. I'll be looking at this school the same way I looked at McArthur "That I'll be making my own legacy and history there"
I'll be committing to the University of Nebraska
Jones discussed his decision with 247Sports. From their interview:
“It was everything,” Jones said. “Seeing Nebraska itself, and being around the players and other recruits and seeing how the coaches interact with people, and getting to sit down with the offensive coordinator Coach (Troy) Walters, it’s just an awesome place.”
With the two commitments, Nebraska has 18 commits for 2018. The class ranks No. 27 overall, and No. 6 in the Big Ten.