LINCOLN, Neb. (COLLEN) – The Nebraska football team began the second week of spring practice with Tuesday’s morning practice. The Huskers practiced both indoors and outdoors at the Hawks Championship Center. First-year head coach Matt Rhule spent time overseeing the various position groups working on fundamentals and technique.
Quarterback Casey Thompson wore a yellow practice jersey during limited participation. Thompson is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery. All other QBs were not in contact green jerseys. Nebraska’s quarterback competition includes Georgia Tech transfer Jeff Sims, Kearny native Heinrich Haarberg and returning QB Chubba Purdy.
During the portion of practice that was open to the media, Nebraska’s wide receivers worked on blocking techniques and bursting down the line of scrimmage. The group is led by 24-year-old assistant coach Garrett McGuire.
The Huskers resume spring practice Thursday morning. Nebraska’s spring game is scheduled for April 22.
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