February 5, 2011

Getting to know: Ameer Abdullah

Once it became clear that Braylon Heard would not be able to enroll for the January semester, the Husker staff turned their full attention to recruiting Ameer Abdullah to be the second running back for this class. After coming on strong as a senior, culminated by standout performances in two all-star games, he was also being pursued by the likes of Alabama, Auburn and USC.

NU was able to differentiate themselves from the rest of those traditional powers, and ended up adding a potential electrifying playmaker late in the process. Below is another in our series of "Getting to know you" features which we'll be running on all of the members of Nebraska's 2011 recruiting class.

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