Husker Camp Countdown: No. 3 Nick Gates

Nick Gates started every game in 2016 despite an ankle injury that slowed him down late in the season.

The World-Herald is counting down the top 50 Nebraska players you need to know heading into the 2017 season.

Nick Gates

6-5 | 295 | Junior | Left tackle

He started every game in 2016, but Gates was much more effective before an ankle injury at Indiana. Though Gates was healthier in the Music City Bowl, he was overwhelmed by Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett, and that game seemed to stick with Gates.

This season, he remains at left tackle and will be paired with friend Jerald Foster, who will be left guard.

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