Although frustrated fans would flood Twitter during games with the hashtag #FireCapers, they could always count on former Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers confusing and sometimes embarrassing young quarterbacks, including the Bears’ last first-round QB, Mitchell Trubisky. Now, it’s Justin Fields (above) at quarterback and Barry in charge of taking advantage of his inexperience.
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BUTTE — Tommy Mellott led Butte High to a state title game in 2019. Now listed as a backup quarterback at Montana State, the freshman has shown the same versatility and athleticism in Bozeman that he once did in Butte.
Missouri's tight ends had a combined 27 receptions and two touchdowns in 2020.
The 6-foot-6, 225-pound Seagreaves, a standout defensive end and receiver for the Monroe football team, anticipates lining up at halfback in the Delaware Wing-T offense this season.
The 6-1, 184-pound Folkers demonstrated athleticism and playmaking ability at quarterback when the Crusaders finished 5-3 playing in the fall of 2020. He was inserted after an injury at the position and wound up throwing for 909 yards and 10 touchdowns and rushing for 246 yards and five touchdowns for Edgewood, which will play in the Rock Valley.
Following a stellar play, his coaches and teammates may be impressed, but Callahan O’Reilly’s focus doesn’t wane.
With an improved roster and culture, the onus this season is largely on the Nebraska coaching staff, and Scott Frost in particular.
It boils down to this: the Beatrice native is either going to corral his snapping issues or he isn't.
As the countdown to the beginning of Nebraska’s preseason camp continues, the Journal Star is counting down its annual list of the 30 Most Intriguing Huskers.