McKewon: Tommy Armstrong is still the Huskers' quarterback to beat

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Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:00 am

LINCOLN — Nebraska football has held five practices. The press has been able to watch four. That's to the distinct advantage of you, the reader, and, frankly, Husker football. No false narratives or half-heard eyewitness accounts this time. For a spring camp rewind, here's eight in-depth takes from the first week.

» It's a new era in Nebraska quarterbacking, and Tommy Armstrong clearly remains the guy to beat. Armstrong, for now, throws the best ball — the deeper the pass, the prettier it tends to look falling into a receiver's hands — and commands the respect of his teammates. Because of a 7-1 record as a starter, he's really the incumbent; that win at Michigan is especially worth some cachet.

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