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Nebraska Football: Season Opener Depth Chart

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Joe Robbins

In the category of "news because of it's mere existence", Nebraska has released their first depth chart of the season. Nothing really new here, though I suppose a few  people will be surprised anyway.

Offense

QB: Tommy Armstrong, Ryker Fyfe, Johnny Stanton

I-Back: Ameer Abdullah, Imani Cross or Terrell Newby

Fullback: Andy Janovich, Harrison Jordan

WR: Kenny Bell, Taariq Allen or Brandon Reilly or Sam Burtch

WR: Jamal Turner or Alonzo Moore

WR: Jordan Westerkamp, De'Mornay Pierson-El or Brandon Reilly

TE: Cethan Carter, Sam Cotton, Trey Foster

LT: Alex Lewis, David Knevel

LG: Jake Cotton, Dylan Utter

C: Mark Pelini or Ryne Reeves

RG: Mike Moudy or Chongo Kondolo

RT: Givens Price or Zach Sterup or Matt Finnin

Defense

DE: Greg McMullen, A.J. Natter or Joe Keels

DT: Vincent Valentine, Kevin Maurice, Logan Rath

DT: Maliek Collins, Kevin Williams, Jerald Foster

DE: Randy Gregory, Jack Gangwish

BUCK: David Santos, Marcus Newby

MIKE: Josh Banderas, Trevor Roach

WILL: Zaire Anderson, Courtney Love

CB: Josh Mitchell, Boaz Joseph or Chris Jones

S: Corey Cooper, D.J. Singleton

S: Nate Gerry, Kieron Williams

CB: Daniel Davie or Jonathan Rose

Nickel: Byerson Cockrell, Josh Kalu

Special Teams

Place Kicker:  Drew Brown or Mauro Bondi

Punter: Sam Foltz

Long Snapper: Josh Faulkenberry or Nate Gerry

Holder: Sam Foltz

Kickoffs: Mauro Bondi

Kickoff Returns: Alonzo Moore, Kenny Bell, Jamal Turner, De'Mornay Pierson-El

Punt Returns: Jordan Westerkamp, Kenny Bell, De'Mornay Pierson-El, Jamal Turner

Some stats that might raise an eyebrow and give you an idea how young this team is:

  • Defense by-class:  Seniors 4, Juniors 8, Sophomores 7, Redshirt freshmen 5, True Freshmen 4  (That's a young defense.)
  • Offense by class: Seniors 6, Juniors 10, Sophomores 12, Redshirt freshmen 4, Freshman 1