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Shatel: Huskers charge up neat promotion for Ameer Abdullah

I’ve never been a fan of gimmicks to promote college football players. They’ve usually gone in the circular file, or to one of my kids. But I like the Ameer Abdullah batteries, mainly because Nebraska has rarely done this over the years, and because Abdullah is a young man worth promoting.

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Shatel: Huskers charge up neat promotion for Ameer Abdullah

I’ve never been a fan of gimmicks to promote college football players. They’ve usually gone in the circular file, or to one of my kids. But I like the Ameer Abdullah batteries, mainly because Nebraska has rarely done this over the years, and because Abdullah is a young man worth promoting.

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