Burkhead prepares for next chapter
Teammates converge on NU's Rex Burkhead after his second-quarter touchdown during the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday.
Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 12:00 am
ORLANDO, Fla. — Rex Burkhead stood just a few feet from the bus that would take him to his final trip home as a Nebraska football player, and you could tell it hurt that he knew it.
The Husker senior I-back had just run for 140 yards in a very Rex-like going-away performance. Put the final touches on a career that would leave him as the No. 5 all-time rusher in NU history.
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Wednesday, January 2, 2013 12:00 am.