The in-state talent level for football this year is better than others in Nebraska. There are a lot…
NU could get a duo out of Omaha Central
When the quarterback goes off for 20 of 27 , hitting for three touchdowns and 357 yards, that will make eyes light up. It did with the fans. It did with players, but it also did with players that are looking at NU as a possible future. What 6 foot, 4 inch, 200 pound Derrick Russell saw was himself catching some of those balls that Taylor threw for big gains. "I was thinking that I wanted some of those," Derrick said. "At Central, we don't throw the ball much, so when you see a guy go off like that, as a receiver, you want to be on the other end." Russell visited the spring game with teammates Adrian McCintyre and D.J. Jones, Jones already having a Nebraska offer. Derrick said that where Jones is now is where he wants to be. "No matter what school it is, you want to be a player everyone wants," he said. "To get a chance to go to the next level, play football and go to school, there's nothing else you could ask for." Well, there is, at least for Russell, because while he's gotten...
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