Nebraska Football: Nebraska Offers Giant Canadian Tackle David Knevel

Colan LamontAnalyst IIAugust 23, 2012

Nebraska have offered 2013 mammoth offensive tackle prospect David Knevel a scholarship.

The talented player from Ontario who plays for Pauline Johnson Collegiate already fields offers from such big time programs as Wisconsin and Missouri.



"Wisconsin 2013 Canadian OT target, David Knevel adds another offer from Nebraska. #Cornhuskers #Badgers"

— Brice(@BadgerNation1) August 23, 2012


At 6'9" and 300-pounds, Knevel has rare size and could be the next in line of talented Nebraska lineman.

Jamie Newberg of espn tells us that Knvel is a former hockey player who has only recently started playing the football; and he is having much success at that because he is expected to be the next successful Canadian export to the U.S.

Former NFL offensive lineman Tom Nutten said this of Knevel over a year ago:

"He has so much potential. David needs commitment and sacrifice. He seems like a high character kid who's smart, funny, and he has the support from home which is so important. He works very hard, asks the right questions and listens well. He shows respect. All these things add up. He could be something very interesting down the line."

In the year since, he has developed even further and has even visited with defending National Champions Alabama.

Charles Power of also made sure to point out that Knevel shares his hometown of Brantford with the greatest NHL player of all time Wayne Gretzky.

Not a bad omen.