Published Wednesday, February 1, 2012 AT 8:01 AM / Updated at 9:56 AM
Recruiting: Curry picks NU
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In a busy signing day, five recruits will be announcing their decisions between Nebraska and other schools. The first of the five, Aaron Curry, got the Huskers off to a great start by picking Nebraska over Iowa.

“He got along with the players and felt comfortable with the coaching staff when he was up there,” Aaron’s dad, Aaron Curry Sr. said. “It was a combination of everything. It’s a good football school and it’s a defensive school.”

Curry actually told NU coaches Sunday night he was in. And new defensive tackle coach Rick Kaczenski was the key one to tell.

“Aaron was getting ready to go to Iowa,” Curry Sr. said. “Then all of a sudden, Coach K went to Nebraska. (When Kaczenski arrived in Lincoln), they asked Coach Kaczenski who he was recruiting at Iowa, and the first name that came up was Aaron’s.”

Learn more about the defensive tackle from Texas on his player card.

And stick with the OWH signing day page for the latest info.

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  1. Joein L-town says:

    Coach K pays off right away….nice steal from Iowa. Carl will soon be an afterthought. And Bo will be happy Carl isn’t sleeping on his couch anymore….

    1. NUCORNDEVIL says:

      Solid Post, Unleash the Fury Kaz!!!
      Valentine Valentine Valentine c’mon Valentine!

  2. Mike Caramba says:

    Nice. Great start to the day.

  3. Jim says:

    Funny. There aren’t the “Pelini’s a horrible recruiter” comments here. Maybe we should stop being so reactionary and let things play out. You know, have a life besides football.

    1. CharlieNChina says:

      Okay Jim…here goes

      Bo is a terrible recruiter! Wait until the end of the day. Wait until we see where this class is ranked nationally. We’ll see who’s right then. Until then, Bo is a terribale recruiter!!! His best teams were with Callahan recruits. His best years are behind him. Bo is a terriable head coach! BoMustGo

      1. TrevForAD says:

        Rock on Charlie, Rock on

      2. brett says:

        There isn’t an a in the word terrible.

        1. HuskerRed says:

          Terrible, terribale and terriable…1 for 3 isn’t bad! Your spelling really adds a lot of stock to your Pelini bashing.

    2. Alum says:

      Aren’t you doing the converse, posting this comment at 9am right after the article is posted to exclaim what a great recruiter Bo is? The truth is these classes can’t be judged now. However, one cannot argue with past recuiting classes, those that are three or more years old, successes or lack there of.

      1. Mike Caramba says:

        While I totally understand where Jim is coming from, you’re spot-on, Alum.

    3. Mike says:

      Bo had zero to do with this signing. You can thank the old Iowa defensive line coach.

      1. Twitty says:

        Bo hired him so he had everything with it. Got it?

    4. Chippy Brown says:

      Pelini’s not a “horrible” recruiter. . . .he GREAT at recruiting mediocre players. . . we just signed a banner crop of mediocre players. . . which would be great if we were in the Missouri Valley. …we aren’t so, we signed bunk. . sorry

      1. Mike says:

        Chippy – Props! That was a very funny post!

        1. Colorado Springer says:

          Sorry. Your still a classless Troll.

  4. SiouxCityGoBigRed says:

    Screw the lousy Hawkeye’s. They’re going to wish never got into the Big 10. Time for them to fire that milk toast coach. Curry knows what he wants out of a school and Lames IA little sister stinks……….. Go Bo……..

    1. Mike says:

      You’re a moron! Get a life and pull the corn cob out.

      1. Mike says:

        Iowa officialy started varisty football in 1889 and was invited to the Big 10 in the year 1900. Yeah, I really bet they wish the never got int he BIG 10. Study up next time Iowa hater!

        1. more gibberish says:

          What SiouxCityGoBigRed meant was that Iowa will wish Nebraska had never got in to the Big 10. In this age of text, can’t even you Mike, understand the text generation?

  5. Baltar says:

    3 4-stars, 2 2-stars, the rest 3-stars, and the highest rated at #231 so far. I realize some big announcements are yet to come, but this is no better than a fair start.

    1. Skers says:

      What site are you looking at??? Rivals has us as the 24th best class right now and 6 are 4-star, 9 are 3-star.

      1. CharlieNChina says:

        Wow. 24th best. That should keep us in the hunt for a 5th or 6th place finish in the BIG. BoMustGo

        1. Bugs Bunny says:

          Man, woman, & child. You really put ‘em in the aisles. Beldar & Up Chuck in China are really showing their troll colors today. What a bunch of Maroons!

  6. James says:

    Heh jim our recruits even if they all sign will not put this class ranked in top25

    1. Mosier says:

      Simply not true. Wouldn’t be suprised if we’re top 25 after Moore. Definately by the end of the day.

    2. York1 says:

      And once again, naysayers, tell us why our class will be lower.

      1. The ratings are based on totals. We knew going into this recruiting season that we were going to have a small number. We knew it because the coaches told us. If you didn’t hear it or don’t remember it, it’s not the coaches’ faults.

      2. Several of the top schools in recruiting over-sign. Is that what you want? Is that the honorable thing to do? Offer an 18-year-old kid a full ride, get him to sign, and then later tell him, “Sorry, there’s no room for you.”?

      3. Nebraska is a state with fewer than 2 million people. Most small schools in the state struggle to even field a team. It’s only natural that we would have a harder time recruiting than USC in a state with 40 million (and beautiful weather, beaches, etc.)

      4. Someone yesterday claimed that area of the country did not matter. That’s false. Recruiting services consistently show that the number one factor in a recruit’s choice of school is a school close to home.

  7. Bubba H says:

    If we hire new coaches every year, we could have great recruiting classes. We can let the coaches know that we will hire them back the next year if they are doing well recruiting. We want to blame the recruits if they don’t live up to their reputation, but if a coach doesn’t use talent properly, any athlete can apear average. Look at SUH. He was going nowhere and then he became one of the best. It is possible that players were overrated, but the enviroment could have something to do with performance.

  8. James says:

    York u sound like that loser named Jamrog who is Bo s secretary…..peat picks Stanford..his brother probably told him how bad the huskers will be with NO recruits

    1. York1 says:

      Wow! You sure know how to insult someone!

      By the way, when is your last day in middle school?

    2. CharlieNChina says:

      Perfect! Bolievers are clueless!!!

      1. Elmer Fudd says:

        Be vewey, vewey quiet. We are hunting trolls today! HuHuHuHu!

  9. Dave Wilcynski says:

    Having been a die hard Husker fan since 1963 it’s hard to accept how far the program as fallen since Tom retired in 1997. Don’t understand why Bo continues to stay with Cotton. Our O line has been mediocre at best since he’s been the coach. We couldn’t run the ball period the 2nd half of the SC game. Didn’t think we would get Peat since he waited until today to sign with Stanford. Don’t blame him. Great school! Hopefully Tommy Armstrong is the answer going forward at QB. I’ve seen him play in TX. He appears to have a great arm / thowing motion and can run. On first look it appears we continue to struggle to attract the “top” talent. Wonder why?? We’ll see how this class works out. GBR!!