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Husker Extra Podcast: Talkin’ QBs and a depth chart primer before Friday’s scrimmage

August 17, 2018

Nebraska quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco on Wednesday confirmed that a three-man quarterback race is now essentially down to two.

A critical scrimmage looms Friday as Adrian Martinez and Tristan Gebbia try to win the starting nod Sept. 1 against Akron, so Husker Extra’s Steven M. Sipple and Parker Gabriel take a long look at the battle and several other position groups in this week’s podcast.

Ep. 72: Talkin’ QBs and a depth chart primer ahead of Husker camp scrimmage No. 2.

Rundown

1:45: Parker’s been here 51 weeks

4:45: The quarterback battle has whittled from three to two

10:25: So now what? The “sexy part” as Steve says. Who wins the job?

19:25: What if Tristan Gebbia has true star potential? Is that possibility too easily dismissed?

28:45: Scrimmage tomorrow, so what are some other key positions up for grabs?

29:10: Running backs.

38:05: Safeties.

43:15: Linebackers. Outside coming into some focus and a relatively cut-and-dried inside position. Where does Collin Miller fit?

48:40: Wrapping up. Don’t forget fan day Saturday evening, which follows a sold-out intrasquad volleyball scrimmage. John Cook’s squad is preseason ranked No. 2 and tabbed as the Big Ten favorite.

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