First game in Lincoln for Akinmoladun

Freedom Akinmoladun was back in Lincoln for the first time since Big Red Weekend. It was Akinmoladun's first chance to see a game in Memorial Stadium. What were his thoughts about that game?

Nebraska opened up their season on Saturday night with a close win over Wyoming. Freedom Akinmoladun has been a Nebraska commitment since July and had a chance to finally see a Nebraska home game this weekend.

"That was my first game in Lincoln," Akinmoladun said. "It was an amazing experience. I got a chance to tour the new part of the stadium.

"It was a great, game environment. I know that they have a sellout streak, but there wasn't an empty seat anywhere. The tunnel walk was crazy. Everyone was yelling at us and high-fiving us."

Akinmoladun was impressed with what he saw from the Nebraska offense. He thinks that with time, more practice, more reps and a few more games that this team can really reach its' full potential.

"I thought that the offense played good. They missed some opportunities during the game. I can definitely see myself in that offense. I agree with what most of the people are saying that was just the first game and that they will get better."

The Nebraska commit is close enough to Lincoln that he can consider making plans to make it to all of their home games this season. There is another reason why he will try and make it as well.

"I am planning on getting to Lincoln for all of their home games. I have a lot of family that are Nebraska fans. They all want to go to a game with me."

Akinmoladun is going to see a number of familiar faces every weekend in Lincoln. Other Nebraska commitments will make it to all or most of the home games as well which will make adjusting to college life easier.

"Yeah, I definitely think that it's good that we will have these weekends together during the games. Most people go to college and they don't know anyone.

"But, I am going to know some of these guys that I am going to play football with really well, personally. I already knew Tanner Farmer and Peyton Newell before the game from summer camp or Big Red Weekend."

Grandview (Mo.) won their game this past week and Akinmoladun is playing both ways for his team. "We won this week," Akinmoladun said. "We have two offensive tackles so I am able to play tight end and defensive end."

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Bryan Munson has worked with Big Red Report for 11 years covering recruiting and football and has covered Nebraska recruiting for 13 years.
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