Nebraska Cornhuskers news: Dylan Raiola gets a card, more

The newest Nebraska Cornhuskers star has signed an NIL deal that will get him on his first official football card.
Pinnacle High School quarterback Dylan Raiola
Pinnacle High School quarterback Dylan Raiola / Joel Angel Juarez/The Republic / USA

The Nebraska Cornhuskers football team has a new star in Dylan Raiola. He's the kind of talent that isn't just a star in what will be his new home state before too long. He's the got talent to be a national star.

Trading Card and Collectibles company Panini America wasted very little time in signing a deal with Raiola, one day after the quarterback officially signed with the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

The 5-star quarterback announced the deal on social media. In doing so, he talked about how this was one of the dreams

"Always dreamt of what it would be like to have my own trading card," he wrote on X. "Excited to announce that I've signed my first exclusive NIL deal..."

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  • It's not just volleyball players that are on their way out the door. The Nebraska Cornhuskers football team has seen a few departures since the transfer portal opened. Among them is wide receiver Barron Miles Jr. The pass catcher hasn't gotten on the field all that much but he has distinguished himelf in the classroom since coming to Lincoln.
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