Lee’s Summit West two-way star Mario Goodrich has committed to the Nebraska football team.
He’s the second elite prospect from Missouri to give the Cornhuskers a verbal pledge, joining Christian Brothers College High wide receiver Cameron Brown.
Goodrich (6-2, 180), a speedy wide receiver and defensive back for the Titans, made the announcement Tuesday via Twitter.
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According to MaxPreps.com, he finished with 46 tackles, including 7 1/2 for a loss, with seven interceptions, 12 passes defended and a fumble recovery.
Goodrich, who returned two picks for touchdowns, also made 15 catches for 282 yards with six touchdowns and rushed 26 times for 181 yards and two touchdowns.
He’s listed as a four-star prospect by 247 Sports, ESPN and Rivals and as a three-star prospect by Scout.
Goodrich, who is a consensus top-five player in the state, also had offers from Missouri, Kansas, Kansas State, Michigan, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Iowa, Iowa State, Memphis, Minnesota, North Carolina State, Kentucky, Purdue and Syracuse, according to various recruiting services.
Rivals ranks Goodrich as the No. 16 athlete and the No. 204 player overall in the 2018 recruiting class, while 247 Sports rates him as the No. 2 athlete and No. 125 player overall.
Additionally, ESPN lists him as the No. 19 cornerback and No. 146 overall prospect, while Scout pegs him as the top cornerback in Missouri and the No. 44 overall cornerback in the 2018 class.
Goodrich also has game-changing return skills. He averaged 26.1 yards on seven kickoff returns, including one for a touchdown, and 28.1 yards on nine punt returns.
Two of the 10 Show-Me State prospects with offers from Mizzou in a vaunted instate class have now committed, and both chose Nebraska, which currently is ranked No. 6 in the Rivals team rankings for 2018.