Nyatawa: Husker I-back Ameer Abdullah showing his overall toughness
Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah has produced through pain this season. “You've got to be mentally tough — not just physically tough — but mentally tough to do what he does every week,” coach Bo Pelini said.
Posted: Monday, November 25, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Halfway through the third quarter of Nebraska's 23-20 win at Penn State last weekend, the Huskers' star running back was down on one knee, clutching his throbbing left ankle.
Ameer Abdullah eventually stood up on the sideline, but he could barely walk. He shifted most of his weight to his right leg, gently shaking and rotating his left, as he spoke with athletic trainers.
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Monday, November 25, 2013 12:00 am.