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Nebraska Football

Taylor-Britt Answers the Call, No Matter Where the Huskers Need Him

September 12, 2019

That image of Colorado wideout KD Nixon walking into the end zone Saturday is one that keeps coming back to mind. Nebraska’s still got a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter when the ball is snapped, but a near-perfectly executed flea-flicker gets Marquel Dismuke to bite from his safety spot and leaves Cam Taylor-Britt all alone with Nixon near midfield. 

One second of taking his eyes off Nixon and peeking into the backfield was all it took for Taylor-Britt to fall behind. Nixon caught the ball from Steven Montez near midfield, the sophomore defensive back couldn’t bring him down with an arm tackle and Nixon raced off to the end zone while Taylor-Britt crumpled to the field.

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