2 Nebraska football players hospitalized; Zack Darlington departs, enlists in Army
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A medical update
Nebraska wide receiver Tyjon Lindsey and defensive lineman Dylan Owen were hospitalized and treated for rhabdomyolysis after a winter workout, which became known on Tuesday. The condition can be brought on by extreme exercise. Coach Scott Frost said he feels terrible for what happened, and takes full responsibility.
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Frost shared that wide receiver and holder Zack Darlington was no longer with the team on Tuesday. Darlington shared a little more about why later in the day, saying he is pursuing a dream of enlisting in the Army.
Are you sleeping on Nebraska basketball? ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt made it clear Monday evening that the Huskers are not a team to sleep on anymore after Nebraska beat Wisconsin to improve to 17-8 overall and 8-4 in the Big Ten.
Trending toward the Huskers
Frost and his staff would love to add 3-star athlete Cam Taylor from Montgomery, Ala., to the 2018 recruiting class. As of now, it looks like Taylor is trending toward Nebraska.
A big invite
Former Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee is fresh off his time at the Senior Bowl, but has plenty more ahead. Lee shared on Tuesday that he has been invited to the NFL combine in Indianapolis from Feb. 27 to March 5.
Changing the West
How can Frost change the Big Ten West? SB Nation took a look at how Nebraska’s new coach can disrupt the conference.
Good with it
Nick Gates declared for the NFL draft, despite scouts advising the tackle to stay in school. After a little time has passed, Gates says he’s still just as good with his decision as he was when he made it.
Super Bowl bound
With three former Huskers playing in Super Bowl 52 on Sunday, it’s fun to look back on the transformation of each athlete from their collegiate days.
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