Huskers looking to continue rise after strong finish in 2018
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Scott Frost's first Nebraska team started 0-6 and finished 4-8, the same record as in 2017 under Mike Riley. Wins in four of the last six, though, created an entirely...
Linebackers starting to emerge, inside and out
LINCOLN — Nebraska outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt has one seasoned vet, injured senior Luke Gifford, standing next to him in practice and a lot of relatively unproven players of all sizes — from 6-foot-5, 255-pound Alex Davis to 5-11, 206-pound Breon Dixon — mixing and matching throughout practice for the sake of evaluation and competition.
8 ‘prove-it’ players for the Huskers
Now or perhaps never.
For many college football players in their third, fourth or fifth years in a program, the days of “potential” are generally over. Time to realize that potential. Quickly. Or risk being overtaken by younger players.
These are the players who need to prove it. At Nebraska, there are several and — good news for them — they get a blank slate with a chance to prove it to a new staff.