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Nebraska Offered A Class Of 2019 Quarterback Who Is Listed As A Wideout

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LINCOLN, NE - AUGUST 30: The Nebraska Cornhuskers take the field for their game against the Florida Atlantic Owls at Memorial Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will be entering their first season under new head coach Scott Frost this fall, and as you'd imagine, recruiting has become of high importance. This week, it looks like the program made an interesting offer to a player who hasn't yet decided what position he wants to play in college.

Peyton Powell is a three-star player listed in 247 Sports' database as both a safety and a wide receiver. But this week, Nebraska made him an offer to play quarterback. He's a class of 2019 player who already has 19 offers.

Powell threw for 1,077 yards and 13 touchdowns during his junior campaign. Clearly, though, a number of programs don't see him as a quarterback - they think he'd be better utilizing his speed elsewhere. He's a 6-foot-2, 182-pound player.

Powell tweeted the news that Nebraska had made him the offer to line up behind center:

Despite being a three-star player, Powell has some serious offers - including one from Ohio State. The full list? Baylor, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, North Texas, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Ole Miss, SMU, Texas Tech, Tulsa, Utah, UTEP, Virginia, Washington State, Houston Baptist and Texas-Permian Basin.

It's unclear when Powell will be making his decision - but it looks like he's going to have to weigh what position he plays on the field with everything else.