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Husker Extra Podcast: The biggest preseason camp risers and a spirited QB competition

August 10, 2018

Preseason camp hits the one-week mark and the Husker Extra crew brings you the latest.

Nebraska coaches and players have raved about freshman running back Maurice Washington, freshman corner Cam Taylor, junior outside linebacker Tyrin Ferguson and others. Who’s the biggest preseason riser so far?

Steven M. Sipple, Chris Basnett and Parker Gabriel also break down the quarterback competition so far, talk about “split team” periods that include multiple groups running plays at the same time -- just like the old days -- and much more.

Ep. 71: Maurice Washington, preseason camp risers, quarterback competition and more

Rundown:

1:15 -- Maurice Washington is drawing a lot of praise so far in camp

8:20 -- More on the running back group and Tre Bryant’s health

14:00 -- Cam Taylor talk. “He’s one of those guys with muscles in his face.”

15:45 -- What’s the over/under on potential freshman starters?

20:00 -- Summer work

25:05 -- Other camp risers leads to talk about the QB competition

30:30 -- Tyrin Ferguson perhaps the biggest riser so far

35:40 -- Talkin’ OLB personnel and competition

45:00 -- “I don’t think I’m violating any federal laws here...”

47:55 -- Noah Vedral, Matt Masker and split-team periods

52:50 -- Camp roster and roster turnover

55:40 -- A burglary arrest for the road

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