LINCOLN — When he gets free time during his final spring in high school, DeAndre Wills runs. He runs some hills in west-central Alabama. He runs at the sand pit near his old high school in the Alabama town of Ashland. He runs the road that winds toward his new high school in Lineville. Two of the most bitter rivals in the state, merged together.
“Nebraska wants me to get used to all the running, because the game speed in college is way different than high school speed,” said one of two NU defensive end signees who arrive this summer to shore up the Huskers' thinnest position group.