RexBurkhead22.com. That is the website created to promote the senior I-back, as the most complete back in college football. As players make a run for the Heisman, marketing that player has become an important step and Nebraska is doing everything they can to promote Burkhead, who enters his senior season with 2,654 career rushing yards, good for 12th in school history. He is poised to make a run at the No. 2 spot on that chart as a senior.
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Plus, a lot of questions about which true freshman will play on Saturday against Southern Miss. NU punter and place kicker Brett Maher was named the place kicker on ESPN.com’s Preseason All-American team. Maher was 19 of 23 last season including 16 of 17 from inside of 50 yards.