Nebraska QB Tanner Lee declares for NFL draft; more Huskers recruiting offers
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The next step
Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee on Thursday officially announced that he would bypass his senior season with the Huskers and declare for the NFL draft.
What does his decision mean for Nebraska? A number of things, including quite an interesting spring in Lincoln.
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More and more offers
As Lee made the decision to move on, Nebraska made the decision to offer another quarterback. It is the recruiting dead period, but the Huskers are staying busy with more and more offers.
Between the whistles
Nebraska’s new offensive line coach Greg Austin hopes to see hard work from his players at all times. That includes their time between the whistles, and Austin plans to put an emphasis on how that time is used.
What should Nebraska fans watch for when new Huskers coach Scott Frost leads Central Florida in the Peach Bowl? Former Nebraska player Adam Carriker broke it all down in the latest episode of The Carriker Chronicles.
Upset within reach
The Nebraska women’s basketball team had an upset of No. 12 Ohio State within reach. However, the Huskers weren’t able to hang on and fell 73-61 to the Buckeyes on Thursday night.
Words for Tanner Lee
In response to Lee’s departure, both current and former teammates tweeted support of the quarterback. It’s clear by the responses that he earned quite a bit of respect in his time with Nebraska.
It’s finally here Bro, you’ve work very hard to go after your dream, “THE NFL”. That is what we play College football for right?
Goodluck bro Love ya. https://t.co/9pSgLpn0Re
— $TANLEY MORGAN JR 8 (@Thekidstan) December 28, 2017
— B. Reilly (@brandonreilly87) December 28, 2017
Good luck to the 🐐 https://t.co/up94Nguwr3
— Caleb Lightbourn (@4th_n_10) December 28, 2017
Tanner Lee has what it takes to be something special at the next level….and im rooting for him all the way
— JD Spielman🃏 (@jdspielman10) December 28, 2017
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