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Nebraska running back signee Maurice Washington is seeking a waiver for an academic redshirt.

Nebraska RB Maurice Washington’s status unknown; WR Jaron Woodyard finishes strong

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Status unknown

Nebraska running back signee Maurice Washington’s academic eligibility is front and center once again. The incoming freshman won’t arrive with his classmates as Nebraska applies for a waiver to receive an academic redshirt.

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Finishing strong

Wide receiver Jaron Woodyard was unable to enroll in January because of academic issues, but he has finished the spring semester strong and is ready to join his Nebraska teammates.

Inspiring others

Rahmir Johnson’s commitment to Nebraska showed that he’s a planner. He’s also inspiring others.

Defensive breakdown

How do Nebraska’s scholarships break down on defense? We tackled that question on Tuesday.

Eyeing the schedule

Nebraska will face a pretty solid defense when Akron comes to town to kick off the season, but there are still some holes that need to be filled by the Zips.

Sports betting?

Should sports betting be allowed in Nebraska? The Lincoln Journal Star made a case for and against the opportunity to bet on sports in the state.

College Football Risk

Reddit is known for all kinds of fun things, including College Football Risk. As of Day 16, the Huskers are taking over the map.

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