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So, what do you do with Bubba Starling on a list like this?
With his size and speed, he's got all the talent he needs to be an instant-impact freshman if he takes the field. But he also has, or soon will have, an offer from the Kansas City Royals for a freight train full of money to turn down football.
Starling is a hometown kid from Kansas, and the talent already in the Royals' system could make them legitimate contenders by the time Starling would be ready for Kaufmann Stadium. So, it's almost assured that the Royals will write the necessary check to convince Starling to leave Lincoln. While he might be the most athletically gifted of all Nebraska's 2011 recruits, it's almost a certainty that he'll never see the inside of Memorial Stadium, except with a ticket.
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