Samori Toure, Oliver Martin, Will Nixon, Alante Brown, Omar Manning, Zavier Betts. The list goes on. At the very least, the Huskers have options.
Ronald Thompkins appeared in two of the first three games in 2020 before fading into the background. He's now out of the program.
Who is your stock-riser from the spring? How about the standout player? Compare your Husker backfield notes with ours.
Following an injury-marred spring camp, NU running backs coach Ryan Held hopes his guys "get after it" during summer months.
"He's a problem (for the defense), I'll tell you that," Husker assistant Travis Fisher says of 6-2, 225-pound walk-on Jaquez Yant. Intrigued yet?
NU running backs coach Ryan Held makes it clear: "We’ve got to be able to be a downhill, physical team."
Defensive back Mumu Bin-Wahad (Loganville, Georgia) says he hears regularly from secondary coach Travis Fisher, defensive coordinator Erik Chinander and NU's recruiting staff.
Parker Gabriel says it's time to put together a depth chart. So let's do it.
Returning players — though with limited career carries — and newcomers are in the mix at the Husker running back position.