NFL preseason kicked into gear Thursday night, and several ex-Huskers saw the field.
Buffalo wide receiver Brandon Reilly was targeted three times, catching one for 59 yards, in the Panthers' 28-23 win against the Bills on Thursday night.
Several former Huskers signed as free agents following the NFL draft according to the Omaha World-Herald confirmations and other media reports.
Defensive back Chris Jones reached an agreement with Detroit, tight end Tyler Hoppes is heading to Minnesota, defensive back Joshua Kalu to Tennessee, wide receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El to Washington, fullback Luke McNitt to Atlanta and offensive lineman Nick Gates to the New York Giants.
‘I’m not just a backup back’: LSU’s Darrel Williams arrives at Senior Bowl to prove he ‘can be a starter anywhere’
MOBILE, Ala. — Most players invited to the Senior Bowl all share at least one quality: They were starters in college.
Take for instance three of the four former LSU participants in this week’s Senior Bowl.
His decision was predictable.
Whether the decision pays off is much more of an unknown.
Tanner Lee will not return for his final season at Nebraska, as the junior quarterback announced Thursday on Twitter his decision to declare for the NFL Draft.
Nebraska has been reluctant to embrace having a natural football rival over the years; only Oklahoma, the long Big Eight nemesis, truly meets the bar, although Colorado designated NU as its rival in the 1980s and played spirited games into the 2000s until the series ended in 2010.