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Friday Flakes: Nebraska Hosting a Big OL Transfer Portal Visitor This Weekend

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Well Matt Rhule heard your screams in the wind as they will be hosting Stanford Offensive Tackle Walter Rouse.

At 6’6” 278 lbs and logged a ton of experience in the Pac-12 at Stanford. He played in 40 games and logged 2,552 snaps for the Cardinal.

Everybody’s favorite coach, Donovan Raiola, appears to be putting in some work. Rouse will be visiting Iowa and Oklahoma before getting to Nebraska.


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