Five-star class of 2024 quarterback prospect Dylan Raiola has flipped his commitment from Georgia to Nebraska, per Hayes Fawcett of On3. Raiola is the No. 2 ranked quarterback in his class per 247 Sports and Rivals and had been committed to UGA since May. The decision comes after he made an official visit to Nebraska’s campus over the weekend.
Raiola is the son of former Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola and began popping up on recruiting radars as a top quarterback prospect during his sophomore season in 2021. He played for former NFL QB Jon Kitna at Burleson High School in Texas before transferring to Arizona powerhouse Chandler as a junior in 2022 and later Georgia powerhouse Buford as a senior in 2023. Per MaxPreps, he has amassed 8,442 yards, 88 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions through his three seasons starting at the prep level.
With offers from several major college programs from around the country, he committed to Georgia and appeared to be the QB destined to extend the Bulldogs’ dynasty in Athens. However, Nebraska made a late push to flip the star QB and it helped that his uncle, former NFL offensive lineman Donovan Raiola, currently serves as the offensive line coach of the Cornhuskers. With current UGA starting QB Carson Beck coming back in 2024, the highly sought after prospect decided to head to Lincoln, where he will be a shoo in to play immediately.
This is the biggest commitment Rhule has pulled during his year-long tenure at Nebraska and one that could help turn the corner for a Cornhuskers program that hasn’t made a bowl game since 2016.