Husker receiver Burtch runs with his chance as walk-on
Work in the weight room has paid off for NU's Sam Burtch. Offensive coordinator Tim Beck praised Burtch's blocking and receiving.
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — It was one day before the February signing period opened in 2011 when Sam Burtch heard from Nebraska's football program for the first time.
He'd been wavering between a couple of track scholarship offers — NU included. He was considering a two-sport opportunity at Northwest Missouri State, too. He knew he had to decide soon, but he didn't know which option he preferred.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:00 am.