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Your balanced breakfast of Huskerdom:
Only three times since 1970 have the #Huskers not had a player taken in the first 3 rounds -- 2004, 2008, 2009.— Brian Christopherson (@HuskerExtraBC) April 27, 2013
Which means they're due today!
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- Rex Burkhead will get his chance in the NFL. In the meantime, he enjoys massive support from the hometown crowd for his works on and off the field. [SportsDayHS]
- Former Husker Brett Maher will be speaking with Beatrice High School students. [BDS]
- Papillion-LaVista's Kenzo Cotton's track speed is bringing more visitors his way. [OWH]*
- Will anyone actually attend the college football playoff's semifinal games? [Hail Varsity]
One feature of @pinnaclearena is a dedicated student entrance that leads directly to the floor #Huskers twitpic.com/cm55ks— Nebraska Basketball (@HuskerHoops) April 26, 2013
- Big Red baseball drops its first game at the TD Ameritrade Classic against Creighton 5-3. [Official Site] They'll look to rebound against Oklahoma State today in a doubleheader. Game one's first pitch is scheduled for 11:35 AM Central. Game two's is for 3:05 PM.
- Former Husker Alex Gordon recorded his first career grand slam against Detroit. [LJS]*
- The No. 16 softball team delivered in a big way against No. 9 Michigan, snapping the Wolverines' nation-leading 22-game winning streak with a 6-1 win. [Official Site] The two teams continue the series today with the first pitch scheduled for 1:00 PM Central. The game can be seen on BTN.
- Men's golf sits at No. 10 at the Big Ten Championships [Official Site]
- Mara Griva took the women's long jump title at the Drake Relays in Des Moines [Official Site]
- No. 16 Women's tennis toppled Minnesota and will be taking on No. 15 Northwestern in the B1G Championships quarterfinals beginning at 1:00 PM Central. [Official Site]
- Former Husker Jim McFarland points out ways for football players to control life past being a current member of the Big Red. [LJS]*