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Nebraska Football

'Coach On the Field' Eli Sullivan Was Ready When Called Upon

September 5, 2019

When Nebraska released it’s first depth chart prior to the season opener, Eli Sullivan, a junior walk-on safety, was listed with the third string.

In the third quarter against South Alabama, however, Sullivan had his number called on defense, and he was ready for it.

“We don’t really have a set rotation or anything, so it’s always just a mindset of next guy up,” Sullivan said. “We had a little rotation thing and I got thrown in there with the utmost confidence that they have in me, I just wanted to go out there, do my job and make a play.

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