Video: Abdullah sets KR record
Ameer Abdullah
Ameer Abdullah
Publisher
Posted Sep 11, 2011


The freshman running back is making a huge impact already.


To watch in HD, change from 360 to 1080p

Lincoln, NE - Shortly after Ameer Abdullah visited Nebraska's spring game, he was asked by Scout.com if he thought he could make an impact on special teams in the fall for the Huskers.

"After watching Jamal, wow, he looks scary good. That’s my boy, we talked for a long time in the locker room after the game. He is just another great player in this freshman class we have coming in," he stated.

"I told him ‘you made some highlight plays out there, but I can do some of the same things’. He said he welcomes the competition.”

Competition brewed during the spring, with Abdullah beating out Turner despite the Texas product's extra time working out with the team.

So far, so good.

After coming close to a few breakaways during the UTC game in week one, Abdullah hit a home run on Saturday night, taking a kick return 100 yards for a touchdown.

His 211 yards returning was an all-time Nebraska single-game record.

Not bad for a freshman.

Josh Harvey has covered college football and recruiting for Fox Sports & Scout.com since 2008. He is now the Publisher of Big Red Report, covering Nebraska athletics.
Facebook | Twitter| E-Mail |

Related Stories
HDVideo: Brown's RB progression report
 -by BigRedReport.com  Sep 8, 2011
Abdullah coming up big
 -by BigRedReport.com  Sep 14, 2011
HDVideo: Abdullah talks about his impact
 -by BigRedReport.com  Sep 6, 2011

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Recruiting Yearbook and a full year of Big Red Report Magazine with an Annual Total Access Pass.
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from BigRedReport.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
RB Ameer Abdullah (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Homewood HS > Alumni
Football > Nebraska > Recruiting
[View My HotList]