Huskers' strongest recruit anchors solid offensive line class
With the last name Farmer and a youth spent doing chores, it would seem Tanner Farmer and Nebraska are a perfect match. The four-star made it official Wednesday, signing with NU to headline a strong class of offensive linemen. “We're going to be a powerhouse up front,” he said.
Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 2:18 pm, Thu Jun 5, 2014.
LINCOLN — Once upon a time near the middle of nowhere, before men in windbreakers with goatees, clipboards and smartphones could affix words like “nasty,” “strong” and “physical” to his name, a boy chopped wood, baled hay and took the biggest shovel he could handle to plunge into silage — that's cow feed — for a neighbor.
“You ever shoveled silage for cows? It's hard work, bud,” his dad, Brian Farmer, says now. “Hard work.”
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Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 2:18 pm.