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Friday Flakes: It’s Tough to be Marcus Satterfield Sometimes

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You have to admit that it has to be tough trying to recruit some kids.

For some it is harder than others. And by “others” we can throw in Marcus Satterfield.

I can’t be too hard on the guy. It could be worse.

It could be me.

Though I would take that paycheck.


SPORTS! SPORTS! JORTS! SPORTS! SPORTS!

The 3-2-1: Nebraska prepares for a big portal visitor week
Nebraska is preparing for a big week of hosting transfer portal visitors, and three more in-state offers were made on Wednesday.

We hit on that and more in this week’s 3-2-1 column with three things we learned, two questions and one prediction.

The All-American Bowl has been a learning experience for Nebraska signee Grant Brix
Grant Brix is part of a trio of future Huskers in San Antonio this week participating in the All-American Bowl. The heralded IOL from Logan (Iowa) Logan-Magnolia says that things have been very different between his high school offense and what the West squad is doing. It’s been a great experience to see everything before going to Nebraska, which is just a week away.

Nebraska set to host five transfer portal visitors over coming days -
Over the next five days, prospects in the transfer portal will begin taking official visits everywhere around the country. The NCAA has a special Jan. 3-7 window that allows portal targets the opportunity to take visits before second-semester classes begin.

Beyond the Arc: A most encouraging night for Husker hoops – for more than just the win
The hoops season doesn't have long red lights.

You shouldn't be checking your phone at those lights anyway, and especially not when on Naismith Street. Because, hey, that's Wisconsin next up in its Badger den as quickly as early Saturday afternoon. And is that the shadow of the likable giant Zach Edey already creeping to block the sun around Lincoln for a game just five days from now? Seems so.

Will Howard commits to Ohio State: How will Kansas State transfer QB impact Buckeyes? - The Athletic
Kansas State transfer quarterback Will Howard committed to Ohio State on Thursday, providing a swift answer to the Buckeyes’ quarterback question after starter Kyle McCord transferred to Syracuse.

Nets first to be fined under NBA’s new player rest policy after sitting 4 versus Bucks - The Athletic
The Brooklyn Nets became the first team punished by the NBA for violating its freshly implemented player participation policy. The league fined the organization $100,000 for sitting four players that could have otherwise played in a Dec. 27 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Kyrie Irving says he didn’t spur Jazz’s decision to remove ‘I’m a Jew’ courtside sign - The Athletic
Dallas Mavericks star Kyrie Irving said he did not request that a courtside sign be removed during a game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City this week, even after it sparked an interaction between the player and a prominent Jazz fan who wanted to see Irving play in person following Irving’s 2022 suspension with the Brooklyn Nets for posting a link to an antisemitic film on his social media.

Dalvin Cook joining Ravens after going unclaimed on waivers - ESPN
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Ravens signed running back Dalvin Cook to their practice squad on Thursday, according to a source, which could provide a boost to Baltimore's backfield heading into the playoffs.

Draymond Green set to return to Warriors' facility, sources say - ESPN
Golden State forward Draymond Green -- on an indefinite league suspension since Dec. 13 -- is expected to return to the Warriors' facility in the coming days to start ramping up to resume play, sources told ESPN on Thursday.

“STICK TO SPORTS!” Nah.