Nebraska tight end Chancellor Brewington saw the field during a game for the first time in nearly three years on Saturday, and ended up scoring a touchdown on his first catch.
It’s been another very eventful week in Nebraska sports. Heading into the weekend, here’s this week’s edition of Drake Keeler’s column recapping some of those events and more.
If you feel that the “integrity” or “spirit” of Nebraska’s sellout streak is compromised because it’s not just people who can afford it filling the stands, it’d be a good idea to change how you’ve been thinking about the streak and fandom in general.
When considering the offense’s performance in Nebraska’s 30-22 loss to Illinois, sophomore wide receiver Wyatt Liewer wasn’t focused on the team’s shortcomings through the air and the possible receptions he wished he had back. Instead, the first thing he noted on Monday was the Huskers’ struggles getting the ground game going.
Adrian Martinez stepped up in the pocket on third down and was hit from behind. The ball was knocked from his hand and returned for a touchdown by linebacker Calvin Hart Jr. for this week’s Play of the Game.
Nebraska football returns this weekend, and Drake Keeler is very ready for what the first game will bring.
Nebraska will look to reverse past trends following the matchup with Illinois. That emphasis will be on getting off to a fast start.
Austin Allen achieved a goal of his this past week, being named one of four captains for the upcoming season. He leads the way for Nebraska players leading the team in 2021.