Nebraska Cornhuskers news: Trey Palmer in the Senior Bowl, cheer Ameer, more

Carolina Panthers running back Ameer Abdullah (20) runs the ball (Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports)
Carolina Panthers running back Ameer Abdullah (20) runs the ball (Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports) /

Nebraska Cornhuskers star Trey Palmer is heading onto try the NFL. Now that we now he’s going pro, he’s got one more shot to show what he can do.

The Huskers receiver, who set the single-season record in yards this year, will play in the Senior Bowl. It will undoubtedly be interesting to see if he can shine there and really prove that he deserves to be at the next level.

There have been some who believe that he could be an early-round pick. The Nebraska Cornhuskers star will have some work to do to guarantee he goes that high.

On the other hand, Trey Palmer has managed to light up defenses all over the Big Ten when he had an actually healthy quarterback. It’s going to be fun watching him go up against other big-time players. It’s also nice to see the Nebraska Cornhuskers getting represented at the Senior Bowl.

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Ameer Abdullah and Matt Rhule seem to have a very special relationship. When Rhule was holding his first press conference and being introduced as the new head coach he talked about the former Husker and Carolina Panthers running back. Earlier this week, Ameer returned the favor by filming a video talking about how much he respected Rhule.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers lost another player to the transfer portal, if he officially submits his papers, he would be the sixth Husker to enter the portal since Matt Rhule took over. Brendan Franke announced he was leaving the Huskers. The kickoff specialist will be missed, but a competent coaching staff should be able to find a kicker who can kick field goals and kick off all on his own.

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Now that Hugh Freeze has moved on to Auburn, his old school is looking for a new head coach. It appears that the school might be zeroing in on Coastal Carolina’s Jamey Chadwell. In fact, Ross Dellenger says a deal is just about to finalized.

Nick Saban made a fool of himself last night. After USC lost on Friday, some think the door was opened for Alabama. Saban went on TV last night and politicked but good asking the CFP committee to make ‘Bama one of the final four. That appearance has led to more than a few people blasting him.

Of course, at some point, there will come a time in the future when Nebraska Cornhuskers coaches might be politicking for a spot in the playoffs, especially when it goes to 12 teams.