The Huskers have landed a huge transfer.
Breon Dixon, a former four-star recruit transferring out of Ole Miss, has made his transfer destination official. He's Nebraska bound.
The 6-foot, 218-pound prospect elected to transfer out of the Rebels' program following the NCAA sanctions that hit the school. He wasn't the only Ole Miss player to opt to transfer, as five-star quarterback Shea Patterson, among others, also left. Patterson is now at Michigan.
Dixon, the No. 12 inside linebacker in the 2017 class, visited Nebraska this weekend. He announced his commitment to the Huskers on Twitter this afternoon.
The Georgia native is clearly a big fan of Scott Frost. Dixon was tweeting about the changes Frost is making to Nebraska's program all weekend.
"Coach Frost really changing the culture like the Migos in ATL," Dixon wrote. "Don’t miss out."
Dixon further explained his decision to commit to Nebraska in an interview with 247Sports.
“It’s been moving pretty fast,” he said. “I feel like it’s perfect timing and Nebraska is going to be setting something really big up there. They’re going to have a culture change and I think it’s going to be great to be a part of it, if I can be, and go from there.”
Dixon held offers from more than 20 schools coming out of high school, ultimately choosing Ole Miss over some other major schools. He played a little bit as a freshman.
Dixon has three seasons of eligibility remaining, along with a potential redshirt year. He's likely to appeal the NCAA to get immediately eligibility for 2018, which is what Patterson is doing at Michigan.