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A Silver Hawk's dream come true

Ben Martin

You grow up in Nebraska and more than likely, you have a dream: To one day wear the Scarlet and Cream. It's a birthright of those within the borders of Nebraska to aspire to that and most do. Well, official as of yesterday, there's another in-state star that will add his name to the class of 2006 and he knows that his dream will soon come true.

We got a chance to see Lincoln Southwest's Ben Martin during summer camps this year at the University of Nebraska. Standing around 6 foot, 4 inches tall, weighing about 240, Martin was one of those names that stood out, because at his size, he still jumped almost 30 inches and he ran a 4.7 in the 40. At his size, especially at the prep level, there's few positions along the line that he... Recommended Stories

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