NU pledge Blake McClain '50-50' between Huskers, Gamecocks

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Posted: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 2:16 pm, Thu Jun 5, 2014.

LINCOLN — There will be nerves.

Signing day drama will visit the doorstep of Nebraska football after all, as Jacksonville (Fla.) Sandalwood defensive end Blake McClain will announce his decision for NU or South Carolina at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Though the 6-foot-4, 285-pound three-star prospect committed to the Huskers over the weekend, he confirmed via text to The World-Herald that he was “50-50” between the two schools. Later Tuesday night, McClain told — which covers South Carolina recruiting — that he'd made his decision and told both coaching staffs.

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