Burkhead eager to prove himself after landing with Bengals
Rex Burkhead is “a much better athlete than people give him credit for,” ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said. “Quicker than you would ever think.”
Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Rex Burkhead never got knocked off course through the years, running with his dream the very way that he always ran with the football.
That's why the former Nebraska I-back almost couldn't wrap his arms around the moment Saturday when the Cincinnati Bengals gave him his first chance to play football for a living.
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