Nebraska Football: 5 early contributors from Huskers 2019 recruiting class

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Mills should see carries right away

While Robinson has a chance to be a superstar in Lincoln, along with Maurice Washington, there are doubts about both players ability to carry the load. Washington went over 100 yards as a runner and as a receiver, last season and Robinson offers similar abilities.

Yet, the Huskers also needed someone who could fill the void left by Devine Ozigbo and Mills, a 5-foot-10, 220 pound back that spent his freshman season playing for Georgia Tech and ran for 771 yards and 12 touchdowns in nine games as a freshman.

After leaving Georgia Tech, he went to junior college and will play next season with the Huskers. Certainly, there will be some competition in the backfield and it appears that Frost will use a committee approach again, Mills should be in line for at least 10-15 carries a game.

Running the football is going to be a big part of what the Huskers do next season and with Mills, Washington, Robinson, and Martinez able to run, it’s going to be a tough thing for opponents to stop.