Nebraska missed on one of its top pass-rushing targets Wednesday as defensive end Lloyd Summerall committed to Florida.
The decision keeps the Huskers shut out from the state of Florida in their 2019 class. They landed six signatures from the Sunshine State in the 2018 cycle after the coaches came from UCF.
Summerall, an early enrollee, made the announcement during ESPN's signing day coverage. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound edge rusher saw snow for the first time in his life as an official visitor watching Nebraska beat Michigan State last month. But he followed with officials to Florida and Miami and had offers from a variety of other college football powers.
Nebraska made its intentions clear by sending nearly the entire coaching staff to see the Lakeland, Florida, standout earlier this month. But it wasn't enough to sway him.
Summerall recorded 83 tackles (27 for loss), four interceptions, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt in 14 games as a prep senior.
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