McKewon: Stanton's ability to lead sets him apart

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Posted: Saturday, February 9, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN — He doesn't have five stars. He will not appear, I suspect, at the top of many “best recruit” lists. Blame that on an injury that took away the last half of his senior season. And blame that, too, on a kid he'll have to battle for four years at Nebraska.

But Johnny Stanton is the most important recruit of Nebraska's 2013 class. He's the quarterback. Quarterbacks shape programs. And the 6-foot-2, 220-pounder from Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., can do that. He's big, runs tough, has a nose for the first-down marker and possesses a strong arm (if funky delivery). Until he tore his ACL, he conducted the nation's best high school football team. And he's a natural, come-and-get-it commander.

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