Nebraska lands commitment from Ole Miss transfer; winter conditioning begins
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Nebraska landed a big-time addition to its secondary in Breon Dixon on Sunday. Dixon tweeted his decision to transfer to the Huskers from Ole Miss.
Once Dixon committed, he also shared that coach Scott Frost is “changing the culture like the Migos” at Nebraska.
Winter conditioning begins
Zach Duval, Nebraska’s new strength and conditioning coach, is busy getting started on winter conditioning. While his era with the Huskers begins, players like Luke McNitt have defended former strength and conditioning coach Mark Philipp’s work.
Tanner Lee’s future
Which NFL teams may be interested in quarterback Tanner Lee? NFL draft analyst Matt Miller broke down the prospects and offered some insight on Lee’s future.
On to the next step
After deciding not to return to Nebraska after a semester away, wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. reportedly has his next step planned out. Johnson plans to join Arizona and play for coach Kevin Sumlin, who was officially named the Wildcats coach on Sunday.
Beat of his own drum
Nebraska target Shilo Sanders is the son of Deion Sanders, but don’t assume he’s just like his father. He’s marching to the beat of his own drum.
The next chapter
Wide receiver Mike Williams has had a crazy couple of weeks, but he’s now enrolled at Nebraska and ready for his next chapter.
The voice of college football
Legendary play-by-play announcer Keith Jackson passed away at the age of 89 on Friday. In memory, many from the college football world shared their memories of Jackson and it’s clear the sport won’t be the same without him.
What’s being said on Twitter
Miss anything on Twitter over the weekend? Here’s a quick list of the more notable tweets in the past 48-plus hours:
That totally routine finish seals it.
— ❄️ Nebraska Football ❄️ (@HuskerFBNation) January 15, 2018
Thanks for the Nebraska hospitality this weekend. Final official visit 💯 pic.twitter.com/rUTMJgKgEM
— Miles Jones (@milesjones2018) January 15, 2018
Thanks for all the memories, Keith. pic.twitter.com/iTFdRylqmo
— Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) January 13, 2018
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