March 13, 2007

RB has plenty of questions to answer this spring

Last year at this time the question Nebraska head coach Bill Callahan was continuously asked was how he was going to play all of his running backs?

Callahan's answer was very consistent in that "you can never have enough." As the Huskers prepare to move into spring practice next week, they've almost run out of running backs.Brandon Jackson left for the NFL draft this past spring and former Rivals top 100 recruit Leon Jackson transferred in the middle of training camp last August.

Senior Kenny Wilson's playing status is also unknown at this point. Wilson is battling his way though a serious bone infection and Callahan said last week that he still has one more medical procedure to go before he can even begin to think about football again.

So heading into spring ball, here's what Callahan has. Both juniors Marlon Lucky and Cody Glenn should be ready to go. However, Glenn may not be 100 percent because of a foot injury and Lucky was hospitalized last month for an undisclosed medical emergency.

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