PBR Nebraska Year in Review - Most View Profiles of 2020


Brian Feekin
Nebraska Scouting Director

We'll be spending the rest of the year detailing the players who earned the most clicks to their profiles throughout 2020 ending with the state's most-viewed profile of the year, set to be released on Dec. 31. 

#11 

North Dakota State quarterback recruit, ranked #4 in the Nebraska 2021 class.  Mega guy. 



Cole Payton

Class of 2021 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Omaha Westside
    State: NE
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

 

 

#12 

Ranked #45 in the Nebraska 2021 Rankings, Greenwood had an injury ridden year in the 2020. Greenwood made his commitment to Johnson County CC in the fall. 

Gavin Greenwood

Class of 2021 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Lincoln East
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Nebraska Prospects Scout
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


 

#13 

Ranked #28 in the Nebraska 2022 Rankings, Jensen projects well to a corner infield spot  at the next level. A four sport athlete out of Central City Nebraska Jensen had a strong fall for the Central Nebraska Baseball Academy. 

Kale Jensen

Class of 2022 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Central City
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Nebraska Prospects/CNBA Fall
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R




 

#14

Fleck made his commitment to Creighton this fall after a strong summer in 2020. He's an elite level runner with above average arm and shows the athleticism to potentially stay in the middle of the infield at the next level. 



Maddux Fleck

Class of 2022 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Millard West
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: MidSouth Prospects
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R




 

#15 

Ballers Ball 





 

#16 

A Creighton recruit, Jones continues to be one of the top athletes in the 2022 class in Nebraska. Jones transferred from Creighton Prep to Millard West and will look to help them repeat as State Champions. 



Devin Jones

Class of 2022 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Millard West
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Nebraska Prospects 2022 Scout
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 173lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




 

#17 

A Central Missouri State recruit, Walker will pitch into the mid 80s with his fastball and has feel for both secondary offerings. Walker represented Team IA-MN-NE at the Midwest Pod for the 2020 PBR Futures Games. 



Jonah Walker

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Lincoln Pius X
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Nebraska Prospects
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L




 

#18 

Lincoln Southwest Petersen is one of the top infield prospects from the 2021 class and had a strong showing at the PBR Midwest Scout Day in August. A Nebraska commit, Petersen will look to lead Lincon Southwest during the 2021 season. 



Max Petersen

Class of 2021 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Lincoln Southwest
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: NE Prospects
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 178lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R




 


#19 

Kneifl was the 5th commitment in the 2023 class after he committed to Kansas State in November. Hailing from Wayne, America the left handed pitch had a strong showing at the Midwest Pod of the 2020 PBR Futures Games. 

 

Brooks Kneifl

Class of 2023 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2023
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Wayne
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Team Ohio Pro Select
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L




 


#20 

Bates ranked #79 in the Nebraska 2021 Rankings showed well at the 2021 PBR Border Battle in August. The 6-foot-2, 160 pound right handed pitcher is uncommitted and should have a chance to blossom into a mid 80s arm at the next level. 

Braden Bates

Class of 2021 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: RHP
  • High School: Minden
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Minden Post 94
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




 

#21

Ballers Ball. 

 

Noah Greise

Class of 2020 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Millard South
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: P 52's / Nebraska Prospects Scout 2020
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 220lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




 

#22

Ranked #29 in the Nebraska 2022 Rankings Moore is one of the top uncommitted outfielders in his class. An physical athletic prospect has above average tools and looks to make an impact in 2021 on a loaded Millard West roster. 






 

 

#23 

Schneider is one of the top two guys in the 2021 class with above average tools cross around the board. A New Mexico State recruit, Schneider will help lead a loaded Lincoln East team as they make a run to the 2021 Nebraska State Tournament. 



Austin Schneider

Class of 2021 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Lincoln East
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Nebraska Prospects
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




 

 

#24 

Hawkins made his commitment to Nebraska after a dominate summer with the Roof Tech Wildcats. Ranked #14 in the 2021 class, Hawkins will pitch into the mid to upper 80s with an above average breaking ball. 

Corbin Hawkins

Class of 2021 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Millard West
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Nebraska Prospects
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




 

#25 

Bell is ranked #7 in the class of 2022 rankings for Nebraska and battle through a hand injury through 2020. Bell will pitch into the mid 80s with feel for both a breaking ball and change up. He is one of the top uncommitted prospects in the 2022 class throughout the Midwest. 



Tadan Bell

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Columbus
    State: NE
  • Summer Team: Nebraska Prospects 2022 Scout
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L