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Friday Flakes: Nebraska Baseball Gets a Transfer Who Shares a Last Name with One of the Greatest Chicago Cubs Ever

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Well friends, I’m not sure how many more transfers Nebraska baseball can take but it doesn’t appear that they are done yet.

Will Rizzo, a redshirt freshman from Texas A&M announced his commitment on twitter yesterday.

The 6 foot, 205 pound right handed pitcher has some experience with Rob Childress, who is the current Director of Player Development for Nebraska.

Now all Nebraska needs to do is find a Bryant, Baez and a Schwarber.


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Texas A&M pitcher announces transfer to Nebraska
Nebraska baseball added another arm out of the transfer portal on Thursday, picking up a commitment from Texas A&M transfer pitcher Will Rizzo.

The 6-foot, 205-pound right-hander is originally from The Woodlands, Texas, and redshirted last season with the Aggies.

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Texas A&M transfer Will Rizzo talks Nebraska commitment
It should come as no surprise that Nebraska was the first program to reach out when Texas A&M pitcher Will Rizzo hit the transfer portal this summer.

Rizzo has a long relationship with Nebraska director of player development Rob Childress, dating back to when Rizzo played summer ball with Childress’ son in middle school.


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