Ainsworth High School senior Carter Nelson, the state’s top-ranked recruit for the 2024 class, committed to Coach Matt Ruhle and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln football team. Nelson thanked the schools who had offered him scholarships, his family, and his coaches and teammates. With Nelson committing to the Huskers, Ruhle has landed the five highest-rated in-state recruits for the 2024 class. Nelson led the Ainsworth Bulldogs to an 8-0 regular season and the school’s first playoff win in 2022, and will lead the Bulldogs into the 2023 season as a senior. He was first team All-State as a junior.