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Huskers Announce Rosters for Annual Spring Game
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Huskers Announce Rosters for Annual Spring Game

April 10, 2019

On Wednesday, Nebraska revealed the rosters for Saturday’s annual spring game.

Red Team

  • Quarterbacks: SO Adrian Martinez, SO Noah Vedral, FR Luke McCaffrey
  • Running backs: SR Wyatt Mazour, SR Austin Hemphill, rFR Brody Belt, rFR Connor Ruth
  • Wide receivers: SR Mike Williams, SR Jaron Woodyard, JR Todd Honas, SO Kade Warner, SO Andrew Thurman, rFR Andre Hunt, FR Jamie Nance
  • Tight ends: SO Austin Allen, SO Kurt Rafdal
  • Offensive linemen: SR Christian Gaylord, JR Brenden Jaimes, JR Matt Farniok, JR John Raridon, JR Boe Wilson, SO Trent Hixson, SO Matt Sichterman, rFR Cameron Jurgens, rFR Will Farniok, rFR AJ Forbes
  • Defensive linemen: SR Darrion Daniels, SR Khalil Davis, SR Carlos Davis, SR DaiShon Neal, SR Vaha Vainuku, JR Ben Stille, SO Damion Daniels, SO Deontre Thomas, rFR Casey Rogers
  • Linebackers: SR Mohamed Barry, SR Alex Davis, SR Tyrin Ferguson, JR Collin Miller, JR JoJo Domann, JR Grant Jordan, SO Breon Dixon, rFR Simon Otte, rFR Joey Johnson, rFR Chris Cassidy, FR Garrett Nelson
  • Defensive backs: SR Lamar Jackson, JR Dicaprio Bootle, SR Eric Lee Jr., JR Deontai Williams, JR Marquel Dismuke, JR Tony Butler, SO Cam Taylor, SO Lane McCallum

White Team:

  • Quarterbacks: JR Andrew Bunch, rFR Matt Masker, FR Luke McCaffrey
  • Running backs: SO Jaylin Bradley, SO Corbin Ruth, rFR Miles Jones, rFR Moses Bryant
  • Wide receivers: JR Ty Chaffin, SO Jaevon McQuitty, SO Christian Banker, SO Brandon Robbins, rFR Bennett Folkers, rFR Justin Holm, rFR Wyatt Liewer
  • Tight ends: rFR Katerian LeGrone, rFR Bryson Krull
  • Offensive linemen: SR Christian Gaylord, SR Nick Virka, JR John Raridon, JR Brian Perez, SO Matt Sichterman, SO Hunter Miller, SO Broc Bando, rFR Will Farniok, rFR AJ Forbes, rFR Mitchell Balenger
  • Defensive linemen: SR DaiShon Neal, SR Vaha Vainuku, SR Fyn Anderson, SO Damian Jackson, SO Chris Walker, SO Ben Lingenfelter, rFR Casey Rogers, rFR Ryan Schommer, rFR Colton Feist, FR Brant Banks
  • Linebackers: JR Quayshon Alexander, JR Pernell Jefferson, JR Spencer Jordan, JR Grant Jordan, SO Jordan Paup, rFR David Alston, rFR Simon Otte, rFR Jake Archer, rFR Joey Johnson, rFR Chris Cassidy, FR Garrett Nelson
  • Defensive backs: SR Avery Anderson, SR Jeremiah Stovall, SR Reid Karel, JR Eli Sullivan, SO Ethan Cox, SO Chad Alioth Jr., rFR Isaiah Stalbird

Junior wideout JD Spielman will be out. The decision to do so is for precautionary reasons as Spielman has missed several practices this spring with what coaches have called a minor injury. Spielman did not play in last year’s spring game.

Other notable players who will be held out include junior tight end Jack Stoll, sophomore running back Maurice Washington, freshman athlete Wan’Dale Robinson, freshman linebacker Nick Henrich and freshman tight end Chris Hickman.

This season’s annual scrimmage kicks off at 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, April 13, in front of another sold-out crowd. It will be broadcast on BTN for the second straight season.

It will also mark the first chance for fans to see highly anticipated debuts of several freshmen from the 2019 recruiting class, including McCaffrey, Nance and Nelson.

Nebraska’s 2018 Red-White Game — head coach Scott Frost’s first game back on the Nebraska sideline — drew a program record 86,818 fans, the most for a spring game across college football. 

The red team dominated that game, winning 49-9. That squad featured mostly players who became starters and regular snap-getters throughout the season, including Martinez at quarterback. He went 10-for-13 passing for 114 yards and a score through the air while picking up 60 yards and three scores rushing on 14 carries. 

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