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The best male footballer commits to Omaha

Gretna Boys football player Brett Perkins has committed to playing college football at Omaha starting next fall.

The eldest was the 2022 Lincoln Journal Star Player of the Year. Perkins was also considering Creighton and Iowa Western.






Gretna midfielder Brett Perkins was one of the Honorary Captains of the Journal Star Super-State Football Teams in 2022. He will play at Omaha University.


KENNETH FERRIERA, Journal Star archive photo


Perkins led the Dragons to a 20-2 record and the Class A state championship last season. He scored 14 goals and provided 14 assists, including a pair of scores in Gretnaโ€™s 8-0 win over Omaha Westside in the state title game.