Fyfe stays home

Grand Island quarterback Ryker Fyfe has decided to walk-on at Nebraska. The senior thrown for nearly 3,500 yards and 34 touchdowns over the last two seasons.

In the end, the opportunity to be a Husker was just too good.

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Grand Island quarterback Ryker Fyfe has decided to walk-on at Nebraska, forgoing a scholarship opportunity at Nebraska Kearney.

"After talking to the all the coaches and even players, they said the walk ons are treated the same as scholarship guys," said Fyfe to Big Red Report. "Plus I think after Taylor (Martinez) leaves, I can compete for the starting spot."

Fyfe threw for nearly 2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns this year for the 9-2 Islanders. He drew the attention of the Husker coaching staff at the Nebraska Elite Quarterback Camp last June, when at the time they told him they would be keeping tabs of him.

As a junior, he threw for almost 1,500 yards and 14 touchdowns, allowing only three interceptions.

Fyfe is the second Grand Island product from the 2012 class to decide to walk-on. Sam Foltz, Fyfe's top receiving target also pledged his services a few weeks ago.

Sam Foltz (left), Ryker Fyfe (right)

Josh Harvey has covered college football and recruiting for Fox Sports & Scout.com since 2008. He is now the Publisher of Big Red Report, covering Nebraska athletics.
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