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Nebraska Walk On: Jase Dean

Chance to walk on more than offer to some schools

The feel good stories of the Nebraska walk on program are the small-town Nebraska boys done well in Lincoln. One of the latest on that long list is Jase Dean. Dean earned almost enough honors this past year to barely fit in the back of a dump-truck. Dean had offers to play football in college, but a chance to walk on at Nebraska was the chance of a lifetime.

The name Jase Dean doesn't roll off the tongues of the people that follow the top talent in the state of Nebraska. The 6-foot-0 and 175-pound Dean from Bridgeport (Nebr.) has 4.55 speed and played safety and running back in high school. He projects to play free safety at Nebraska. "I had 833 yards rushing with 11 touchdowns," Dean said when he started talking about his stats and honors. "I had...

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