January 15, 2007

Mendoza starts school

Each year a handful of high school players make the decision to skip events such as their senior prom to graduate early and get a jump on their college careers. This year, Houston (Texas) Spring Woods all-purpose back Marcus Mendoza chose that approach and what he's experienced with the early start to his college years has done absolutely nothing to make him think he made the wrong decision.

Mendoza has become close friends with several of the new Huskers including quarterback recruit Patrick Witt. The Lone Star State native has even enjoyed the occasional snowball fight with other recruits and claims to have been on the victorious end of each one. He and the other early enrollees have started classes and begin their workout programs this week.

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