Burtch — and Fisher — fired up by first catch
Nebraska assistant coach Rich Fisher told Sam Burtch that this 26-yard touchdown pass from Taylor Martinez in the third quarter against Southern Mississippi was the payoff for all of his hard work. Burtch, a sophomore from Murdock, Neb., worked with the scout-team offense last season and impressed in fall camp this year.
Posted: Monday, September 9, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Nebraska assistant coach Rich Fisher was so fired up after watching sophomore receiver Sam Burtch get his first career catch and touchdown Saturday night that he might have overdone it a little.
So he sought out NU head coach Bo Pelini afterward and said he was sorry.
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Monday, September 9, 2013 12:00 am.