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Monday Flakes: RIP Dahrran Diedrick

A former Husker dies too young

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Dahrran Diedrick #30...

The NCAA men’s College World Series (CWS) been fun to watch...at least as fun as any tournament without the Huskers.

Florida and LSU square off for the winner-take-all game for the baseball national championship. The first game of the series was a thriller with LSU walking off the Gators in extra innings.

Game two of the series was not really close. The Gators brought in more runs than any team in CWS history. If you like home runs, especially in a park that doesn’t give up many of thenm, that was the game for you.

Who are you rooting for tonight?

Corn Flakes

‘Leaves us far too young’: Former Cornhusker Diedrick dies at 44 - ESPN
Dahrran Diedrick, the former Canadian Football League running back who starred for the Nebraska Cornhuskers and won three Grey Cup championships across a 10-year CFL career, died on Saturday at 44 years old after fighting cancer.

RIP Dehrran. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Once a Husker...

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