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Nebraska Football: STANLEY BACK

The stand-out wide receiver announces his return

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Who needs sleep? Not you. Loosen your belts folks:


If you’re confused, that tweet is a short and sweet gif version of the following scene from Wolf Of Wall Street.

Stand-out rising senior Stanley Morgan Jr, who was rumored to be considering declaring early for the NFL draft, has decided to give it the ol’ college try and don the Scarlet and Cream one last time.

Morgan is coming off a stellar season where, despite missing two games with an injured shoulder, the New Orleans native delivered an impressive junior season, amassing 986 yards on 61 receptions, with 10 touchdowns to his name.

This is definitely a big win for Scott Frost and Troy Walters convincing the talented receiver to stick around for one more season.

From his bio:

Honors & Awards

» All-Freshman Team (2015)

» Nebraska Newcomer of the Year Award (2015)

» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2017)

» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

2017 Season Notes» Recorded a 44-yard touchdown reception in the opener against Arkansas State

» Had seven receptions for 103 yards, including touchdown catches of 18 and 28 yards against Oregon

» Set career high in touchdowns against Oregon

» Had two touchdown catches against Oregon to mark the first multiple touchdown game of his career

» Became the 25th player in Nebraska history to surpass 1,000 career receiving yards against Northern Illinois

» Had a career-high eight catches at Illinois

» Recorded career-high receiving yards against Wisconsin, as well as the longest TD catch (80) of his career

» Posted a 112-yard receiving game and had the game-winning touchdown against Purdue

» Recorded his fourth 100-yard receiving game of 2017 at Purdue, tying the Nebraska record for most 100-yard receiving games in a season

» Morgan’s six catches at Purdue moved him into the top 10 on the NU career list

» Morgan’s four catches against Northwestern gave him 100 career-catches and his 38 receiving yards moved him into the top 10 on the NU career receiving yardage list

What a great bit of news to start the year off, eh?

Winter conditioning starts soon.