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Former Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee needed a strong performance at the NFL combine to make up for his Senior Bowl performance, which is exactly what he managed to do.

Breaking down ex-Nebraska QB Tanner Lee’s combine performance; Huskers recruiting updates

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Trending upward

After a disappointing outing at the 2018 Senior Bowl, former Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee needed a solid performance at the NFL combine. The good news for Lee is he accomplished that goal, which has him trending in the right direction.

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The recruiting trail

How are things going for Nebraska on the recruiting trail? There have been plenty of 2019 offers to note and 4-star quarterback prospect Max Duggan has taken unofficial visits to Ohio State and Notre Dame.

Making a difference 

Nebraska defensive end signee Casey Rogers doesn’t just play football and lacrosse. He also wrestles, which helps keep him mentally and physically ready for the seasons ahead.

Bracket bust

ESPN’s Joe Lunardi isn’t confident Nebraska will make the NCAA Tournament. In fact, Lunardi wasn’t shy with the criticism when asked about the Huskers on Thursday.

What to watch

CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd put together his top 25 things to watch for during college football’s spring practices. Nebraska’s regime change and its impact? You bet it made the list.

Huskers drop home opener

Nebraska baseball kicked off its home schedule on Thursday, facing Cal Poly. Unfortunately, the Huskers weren’t able to get the win and dropped the first game 14-8. The two meet again Friday at 1:35 p.m. CT at Haymarket Park in Lincoln.

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