Ndamukong Suh

Husker legend Ndamukong Suh throws the bones before kickoff Saturday. Suh also entertained fans during the weather delay.

LINCOLN — One of the big stars of Saturday night’s canceled game was former Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who appeared on the field and threw the Blackshirt bones to the student section during the two-hour, 40-minute weather delay. Suh was also seen talking to prospective recruits and, later, took pictures with current Husker defensive linemen in the locker room.

Coach Scott Frost didn’t know Suh would be at the game.

“I didn’t know he was there until somebody told me afterwards, but he’s obviously a great player and a great Husker, and we want all of those guys back. So it’s good to see a lot of the people that showed up for the game,” Frost said.

It’s been years since Suh attended a Husker home game. He was last on a Nebraska sideline for the 2014 Iowa game — at Iowa. That was the final game of Bo Pelini’s tenure.

One day later — Nov. 30, 2014 — Pelini was fired by Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst.

“The leadership issues at the University of Nebraska extend above the Head Football Coach’s office,” Suh wrote on Twitter that day.

Suh’s name is on Nebraska’s weight room. He won multiple national awards — including the Outland Trophy — in 2009, his senior year at NU. Now a tackle for the Los Angeles Rams, Suh starts his season Sept. 10 against the Raiders on “Monday Night Football.”

Frost said he’s talked with Suh several times since taking the job at Nebraska.

“Just like everybody I’ve talked to, he just voiced his support and happiness that we were all back,” Frost said. “And like I said, it’s good to have those guys on the same page.”

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