"5 Things To Know & Love About The Huskers".
1. Last week playing against Miami Ameer Abdullah broke Johnny Rodger's record for the most career all-purpose yards. It.Was.Awesome.
2. On game day, Memorial Stadium has the 3rd largest population in the state. Going to a game is a blast as you hunker down with approximately 91,000 of your new best friends.
3. Jordan Westerkamp makes catches behind his back when he can't even see the freakin' ball.
4. According to a businessinsider.com poll, Nebraska fans are the most loyal college football fans in the country.
5. In 2012, a little boy named Jack caught the attention of then Husker Rex Burkhead. Through Burkhead, he got to know the rest of the team and in the Spring game of 2013, the team brought Jack out in the 4th quarter. He ran for 69 yards and scored a touchdown The Team Jack Foundation that he set up with help from Burkhead and other Nebraskans benefits pediatric Cancer research through a facility in Boston. Unfortunately, as he's grown so has his tumor. He is now in Boston, himself, being treated by a method that is still undergoing clinical trials.
So there you have it. Five things I love about my college football team. Especially #5. Our team and our fans have a history of playing a clean game and generally being neighborly and polite. What they've done for little Jack shows that they also have great Big Red hearts. GO BIG RED!!!
**Huskers, or as the hockey enforcer calls them and every other football player, "Wes Welk-uhs!"