September 21, 2014

Five NU walk-ons get scholarships–Big Red Report for 8/20

Three offensive lineman, Spencer Long, Justin Jackson and Seung Hoon-Choi as well as kicker Brett Maher and defensive back Justin Blackford received scholarships. Bo Pelini says he wishes he could hand out more.

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The Huskers scrimmaged over 120 plays, but the focus was more on the 2nd and 3rd string. With classes beginning today, the Huskers return to their regular season practice schedule, which means they get on the field at 3:45.

The Huskers debut at #17 in the Associated Press poll released Saturday. The Huskers received a total of 485 points from the 60 national writers. Michigan is 8th, Wisconsin 12th, Michigan State 13th, Ohio State 18th. USC, Alabama, LSU, and Oklahoma are the top four, they all received first place votes. Michigan even picked up one first place vote.