Chadron State QB may add ‘Omaha’ to his repertoire

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Posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 11:05 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

CHADRON, Neb. — Nebraskans, particularly the 50 percent or so of the state’s population that lives in Omaha, have become more enthralled in pro football than usual during the NFL playoffs because Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning has frequently hollered “Omaha” during his cadence before taking the snap from center.

Chadron State quarterback Jonn McLain is among those who have been captivated by what seems to be a rather odd thing for a signal caller to utter. Whatever happened to just plain old “Down, set, hut one, hut two?”

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