Nebraska’s latest walk-on is the grandson of a Husker legend.
Loveland (Colorado) quarterback Riley Kinney announced Saturday night on Twitter he’d committed to NU as an athlete/wide receiver. Riley’s grandfather, Jeff Kinney, was the running back on Nebraska’s 1971 National title team.
The 6-foot-4, 190-pound Kinney was MVP of the Colorado 4A state title game, rushing for 116 yards and five touchdowns. His teammate, running back Zach Weinmaster, is also slated to walk on for the Huskers. 247 Sports rated Kinney as a high two-star. He had an offer from Northern Colorado according to the Loveland Reporter-Herald.
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