Signee 101: Get to know 3-star Nebraska C Will Farniok

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The early signing period arrives for the first time on Wednesday. Land of 10 is taking a look at some of the members of Nebraska’s 2018 class who are expected to sign early as a primer for what to expect once they arrive on campus.


Will Farniok is a 3-star prospect from Sioux Falls, S.D., and is already more than familiar with the Nebraska football program. His brother, Matt, plays offensive tackle for the Huskers.

Nebraska offered Farniok the October of his junior year and he verbally committed the following April. He is the only offensive line commit in the Huskers’ 2018 recruiting class, which coach Scott Frost and his staff will definitely be looking to change.

In the meantime, the Huskers have been staying in close contact with Farniok. While a solid commit to Nebraska, Farniok still received a visit from Huskers offensive line coach Greg Austin. He later confirmed after that visit that he would sign early.

Farniok officially signed his letter of intent with Nebraska on Wednesday.

Player breakdown

Height: 6-3

Weight: 255

Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D. (Washington)

Ranking: 3-star prospect, No. 1 player in South Dakota, No. 16 center in country

Committed: April 8, 2017

How he fits in: As Land of 10’s Chris Bumbaca noted, Farniok “is expected to command an interior line position, possibly center.” He isn’t expected to be an immediate contributor for Nebraska, as he’ll need some time to bulk up. However, he moves well at the center spot and shows a lot of promise for Nebraska on the offensive line down the road.

Rivals evaluation: “What you really have to like about Farniok is he brings that nastiness you want to see from an offensive lineman, despite his lack of size. Will Farniok should easily be able to get to the 290-to-300-pound range once he gets into a Division I strength and conditioning program.” – HuskersOnline’s Sean Callahan

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