In this book, Cornhusker fans will be able to relive the exploits of the greatest Nebraska players of all time and how they led NU to championship after championship. The key to football's option offence is the running back, and Nebraska has had more than its share of great ball carriers. You'll read about the Huskers' fabulous 1-2 punch of Lloyd Cardwell and Sam Francis in 1935; 'Mr Touchdown' Bobby Reynolds, who starred in the early 1950s; diminutive fullback Frank Solich, who eventually became NU's head coach.But he didna#39;t, even though a knee strain eight games into last season must have set him to wondering again. ... Some days he arrived on campus at 9 a.m. and didna#39;t go home until 8 p.m. aquot;1 made it (playing football) my No. ... aquot;The defenses practice all week on how to stop you and how to make your job harder. aquot;You expect it. 1t doesna#39;t mean you have to enjoy it, aquot; he said. aquot;1 like the challenge, but my ... All-America and even Heisman Trophy consideration with his 2, 58aquot; career yards.
|Title||:||The Best of the Big Red Running Backs|
|Author||:||Lincoln Journal Star|
|Publisher||:||Sports Publishing LLC - 1998-09|