Huskers score big on Big Red Weekend
June, 16, 2013
By Mitch Sherman | ESPN.com
Nebraska capped its camp season with the second annual Big Red Weekend on Saturday, emerging in vastly different shape than it entered the week of key recruiting activity.
In fact, the past 72 hours in Lincoln likely marked the most important summer stretch of recruiting in coach Bo Pelini’s 5-plus years.
Why? Start with vibe that permeated Husker Nation just 10 days ago as Nebraska sat quietly with two commitments for the 2014 class while Big Ten rivals Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State marched forward. Optimistic observers figured the Nebraska coaches had a plan -- and that it would come to fruition during the third weekend of June.
Apparently, they were right. The class expanded rapidly to nine.
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