Shatel: Banderas following dad's path, which now leads to Memorial Stadium
Josh Banderas, left, signed his letter of intent to play for NU on Wednesday. Thirty years ago, his dad, Tom, signed to play for the Huskers. Tom's helmet saw action in the “Game of the Century II” vs. Oklahoma.
Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:00 am
If only the helmet could talk.
Tom Banderas' old white Nebraska football helmet sat on a table at Lincoln Southwest like a museum piece. There were scratches on the top, maybe from getting his head slapped by Leslie O'Neal. There was a dark bruise on the side, possibly from the time it collided with Brian Bosworth's crimson Oklahoma helmet.
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Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:00 am.