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With Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (foreground) among the participants, Super Bowl LII will mark the 25th straight year a former Nebraska player will be on a Super Bowl roster.

Nebraska Super Bowl streak rolls on; remaining recruiting targets on Huskers’ radar

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Super Bowl history

Nebraska football has quite the history when it comes to the Super Bowl. In fact, Super Bowl LII will mark the 25th straight year a former Nebraska player will be on a Super Bowl roster. That adds to the longest active streak in the nation.

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On the radar

With only a couple of weeks left until National Signing Day, who is likely still on Nebraska’s radar? With a couple of positions of need, there’s still several targets on which the Huskers can focus.

So close

Nebraska was close to knocking off a ranked team for the second time in five days Monday, couldn’t quite get over the hump at No. 13 Ohio State. The Huskers lost the back-and-forth contest, 64-59.

Breaking it down

What does cornerback Braxton Clark’s commitment mean for Nebraska? Land of 10’s Chris Bumbaca broke it all down in the latest recruiting notebook.

On to the next job

Former Nebraska assistant Scott Booker has found his next stop. He will coach the wide receivers at Miami (Ohio).

NFL dreams alive and well

Luke McNitt’s role with Nebraska may have been small in 2017, but he’s not letting that get in the way of his NFL dreams. He sees all the fullbacks at the professional level, which gives him hope he could be next.

About last week…

Nebraska athletics won a lot last week. That’s really no exaggeration either. See for yourself. And here, too.

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