May 3, 2006

Receivers grade out high in consistency

HuskersIllustrated.com will close out our spring football coverage with a two-week position grade out that breaks down where Nebraska stands heading into summer conditioning and fall camp.

Wide receiver is a position right now that Nebraska returns a lot of experience at. NU will bring back nearly every key face from 2005, plus they'll bring in a talented table of recruits. Here's the complete spring grade out of wide receiver.

In general, you don't see very many drops from this group of wide receivers. Terrence Nunn and Nate Swift are solid route runners and they have developed a great relationship with starting quarterback Zac Taylor.

Receivers coach Ted Gilmore has also done an excellent job in the development of players like Nunn, Swift and sophomore Todd Peterson.

Gilmore has a track record of developing players, and you're starting to see what made him so successful at Purdue and Colorado.

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