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Nebraska Football

Nebraska Film Review: Quarterback Luke McCaffrey

March 24, 2020
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The back-up quarterback is often the most popular player on a football team. For Nebraska in 2019, however, that was true of the third-string signal-caller. 

With Adrian Martinez’s play falling off from his freshman year and the team struggling as a whole, fans’ fascination turned to the shiny new freshman: Luke McCaffrey. 

The speedy quarterback out of Colorado dazzled in his brief stretches of play, appearing in four games while maintaining his redshirt. He completed nine of his 12 passes for 142 yards and two touchdowns and ran the ball 24 times for 166 yards and another score.

 
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