Local star kicks off Nebraska's 2014 class 

March, 12, 2013
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Junior athlete Luke Gifford (Lincoln, Neb./Southeast) has committed to play for his hometown Huskers, journalstar.com reports. Gifford could play safety, or eventually grow into a tight end or linebacker, for Nebraska.

He committed to coach Bo Pelini during Monday's practice.

“He told me, ‘Welcome to the family. You just made the football team better,’ ” Gifford said. "I had really known from the beginning that I wanted to be a Husker."
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