The World-Herald is counting down the top 50 Nebraska football players you need to know heading into the 2020 season.
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6-2, 220 • Junior • Inside linebacker
After three seasons in the junior college ranks at Diablo Valley College, Mauga-Clements comes to Nebraska looking to steal time at inside linebacker.
Mauga-Clements was the Bay 6 Conference defensive player of the year in 2019 with 61 tackles, 23 tackles for loss and seven sacks. He was ranked the No. 1 outside linebacker and No. 8 overall by Rivals among junior college recruits in the 2020 class, choosing Nebraska over mostly offers on the West Coast.
NU thinks it has a steal here, and he very well could be, adding experience and depth in a position group brimming with possibility.