December 11, 2006

Thomsen sees opportunity as NU walk-on

The rumors of the death of Nebraska's vaunted walk-on program were premature indeed. There are still many home-grown Huskers and out of state prospects who have the drive and determination necessary to enter the NU program on their own dime with the confidence that they'll be able to earn their scholarship by their performance on the field. One such recruit who intends to do just that is Elkhorn Antler Kevin Thomsen.

The Omaha World Herald Class B first-team all-stater has informed the Husker coaching staff of his decision.

Thomsen had previously received scholarship offers from Colorado State and Wyoming, but there are reports that they're no longer operative.

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