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Lester knew he wanted to be a Husker

The walk on program at Nebraska is not easily understood by people from outside the state or who aren't fans of the Cornhuskers. Players often times choose the opportunity to walk on over scholarships to other schools. Ben Lester didn't even care about the schools that sent him mail after he was given the chance to walk on.

Another in-state, Nebraska kid will get to chase his dream this fall. Ben Lester from Tecumseh (Nebr.), 5-foot-10 and 160-pounds, has made his decision to walk-on at Nebraska. "It's just been something that I have wanted to do for a long time," Lester said. "Being around the sport of football and being raised under Nebraska football; getting that opportunity is bigger than an offer from other... Recommended Stories