Nebraska gets commitment from 5-star kicker as walk-on
Nebraska just hauled in a major special teams commitment for the Class of 2022. Five-star kicker Charlie Weinrich committed to the program as a walk-on:
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— Charlie Weinrich (@charlieweinrich) December 8, 2021
The 5-foot-11, 190-pound Weinrich is deemed a five-star kicker and four-star punter according to Kohl’s Kicking.com. Weinrich scored 35 points on field goals at the 2021 National Scholarship Camp.
Weinrich also participated in the Kohl’s National Scholarship Camp in July 2020. During that event, Weinrich, tallied 22 points on field goals and amassed 100.86 points on KO’s, plus with 92.35 points on punts.
In commentary on Kohl’s Kicking, it’s stated that Weinrich “maximizes his leg speed and is able to drive his FG’s very well. Weinrich is a dependable kicker who will make a college coach very happy!”
Nebraska finished 3-9 overall and sixth place in the B1G West. The Cornhuskers ended on a six-game losing streak, most recently dropping a 28-21 contest vs. then-No. 16 Iowa. Nebraska’s last victory came vs. Northwestern on Oct. 2.