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Signing Day live updates: Follow along as Huskers put finishing touches on 2019 class

February 7, 2019

This National Signing Day will not really resemble much of what Nebraska fans have become accustomed to recently.

Last year, the first with a December signing date, featured plenty of action both in December and in February given that newly hired Scott Frost and his staff were trying to put together virtually an entire class.

This year, NU signed 26 players in December and left themselves with only finishing work to do over the past seven weeks.

Some mile markers to keep an eye on today:

10 a.m. -- Wide receiver Demariyon Houston (Oklahoma City) will announce his decision. Update: Houston signed with Nebraska.

2 p.m. -- Frost news conference

Here’s a look at what should be a relatively straightforward late signing day for Nebraska.

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Houston is in: The Huskers made their first splash of the day when Houston, the speedy receiver from Oklahoma City, announced his commitment to NU at 10 a.m.

He might be the only player the Huskers add to the class for now, which would give Nebraska three scholarships worth of flexibility through spring ball and over the summer.

The Huskers also announced a 23-man walk-on class, which included 15 newly official players. Of the group, 21 had been previously reported and NU also signed running back Cooper Jewett (Elkhorn South) and linebacker Braden Sellon (Lincoln East).

Congrats to Gabe Heins and Brayden Miller on officially committing to the Huskers this morning! Great things to come! ⁦ @HuskerFBNation ⁩ ⁦ @Loofe33 ⁩ ⁦ @ryanhogue24pic.twitter.com/skWetTM5Yq — KHS Bearcat Football (@KHSbearcatFB) February 6, 2019

The only remaining walk-on verbal commit who was not introduced is a unique situation in juco walk-on offensive lineman Josh Wegener, who is expected to formally join the program this summer.

Players headed elsewhere: Of the seven players the Huskers had visit in January, Houston is the only signee.

OLB Soni Fonua singed with LSU, WR Charles Njoku signed with UCLA, OLB Steven Parker signed with Kansas, OLB Dylan Jordan signed with TCU, DB Jamel Starks signed with Louisville and DB DJ James signed with Oregon. Fall visitors Jamel Starks (Louisville) and Tavian Mayo (West Virginia) also signed elsewhere.

Check back for updates.

[ Meet the players already signed to play for the Huskers in 2019 ]

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