Valor Christian football's Luke McCaffrey commits to Nebraska

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Luke McCaffrey has committed to play football at the University of Nebraska.

McCaffrey, who will be a senior this fall, announced his decision on Twitter:

McCaffery, who is likely to start at quarterback for Valor Christian this fall, threw for 878 yards and six touchdowns last season while splitting time with CU recruit Blake Stenstrom. McCaffrey also played wide receiver and running back, and rushed for 548 yards and nine touchdowns, while also catching 19 passes for 147 yards and a score.

After the season, he was named first-team all-state in Class 5A.

Listed at 6-foot-3 and 180 pounds, McCaffrey is a four-star prospect according to and ESPN. He also had offers from Colorado, Colorado State, Duke, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio State, Mississippi, Virginia, Western Kentucky and UCLA.

His older brothers, Max (Duke), Christian (Stanford) and Dylan (Michigan), have all played or are currently playing college football. Max and Christian are now in the NFL.

McCaffrey will be making a transition to a new coach this fall — his father, Ed, the former Broncos standout, is now heading the Eagles' program.

McCaffrey has also played basketball and lacrosse, and run track, during his high school career.