|HometownSouth Bend, IN|
|High schoolIMG Academy (Florida)|
Update: Following Bo Pelini's firing, Mirko Jurkovic announced on Twitter that we was decommitting from Nebraska.
I am officially de-committing from Nebraska and will weigh all my options— Mirko Jurkovic Jr ? (@mirko_jurko64) November 30, 2014
And then, on the day Nebraska announced new coach Mike Riley, Jurkovic announced he was committing to Ohio State.
Ending my recruitment and am proud to say that I am committed to THE Ohio State University! ??— Mirko Jurkovic Jr ? (@mirko_jurko64) December 5, 2014
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Mirko Jurkovic Jr. became the third offensive lineman of Nebraska's 2015 recruiting class when he committed on Monday, July 21.
Jurkovic plays at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, but originally hails from South Bend, Indiana, where his father, Mirko Jurkovic, Sr., was an All-American at Notre Dame. The Husker commits uncle, John Jurkovic, played in the NFL for a decade and is a sports-talk radio host in Chicago.
Jurkovic also held offers from Florida and Ohio State, but announced on Twitter his intention to become a Cornhusker:
Proud to announce that I am committing to the University of Nebraska, GBR!!!— Mirko Jurkovic Jr ? (@mirko_jurko64) July 21, 2014
He becomes the 11th known commit for the 2015 class and joins Omaha North guard Michael Decker and Baldwin, Kansas, tackle Christian Gaylord on the offensive line.
See the complete 2015 class here.
These are the players who built Nebraska football.
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