Nebraska football builds depth from injuries; it’s another night game for Huskers vs. Buckeyes

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Injuries build competition and depth

No team ever wants to face significant injuries, but Nebraska has built depth from the loss of players at key positions. And when the original starters heal up and return? The competition resumes.

Speaking of injuries, running back Tre Bryant has officially gone to the injured list while Chris Jones has been cleared to practice.

Back-to-back night games

Mark your calendars now, Huskers fans. Nebraska will host Ohio State at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 14. That will mark two weeks in a row of night games at Memorial Stadium after the game Saturday night against Wisconsin.

Las Vegas shooting affects Huskers

Former Nebraska baseball player Andrew Gudmunson was one of the many injured in the Sunday night shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. He will have more surgeries and recovery ahead, but he’s stable.

Current Nebraska wide receiver Tyjon Lindsey shared an emotional response on Twitter. Lindsey played high school football for Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas.

Freshman linebacker honored

Freshman linebacker Ben Stille made quite the impression for Nebraska against Illinois. So much so, he was honored as the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday.

Pro Big Red

Former Husker Ameer Abdullah is bringing a spark to Detroit and the Lions’ run game.

Also, Niles Paul made sure to represent his alma mater as he entered Arrowhead Stadium. The Washington Redskins faced the Kansas City Chiefs Monday night.

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