Nebraska's recruiting class has three big prospects on the board. Though, to listen to most of the fan base, you would think two were a much higher priority than the third. And, while the idea of Nebraska signing defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa and safety Corey Cooper is very exciting to fans for good reason, I am here to tell you why the third remaining prospect - quarterback Brion Carnes is arguably the most important of the group.

The QB ImperativeNebraska's need for Carnes in this class stems primarily from one tried and true football fact - quarterbacks are important. They steer the team. They control the offense. With the exception of the occasional direct snap to a specialty player, they take the snap on every offensive play for your team.

They are also often the centerpiece of...

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