Ameer Abdullah named AP All-American

While the last quarter of the season didn't go the way he hoped, Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah was named a second-team AP All-American on Tuesday.

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah, who finished third in the Doak Walker Award voting, was named an AP second-team All-American on Tuesday.

"It was great," said Abdullah. "I worked pretty hard myself in the offseason to get those type of notaries at the end of the year, but our work isn't done."

Abdullah, who has 4,500 career rushing yards, would need an easy 280 against USC in the Holiday Bowl to become the school's all-time career leader in rushing yards. If it wasn't for a knee injury against Purdue, Abdullah would have likely broke the record.

"It's not about how I want to end things. It's about how we should end things," Abdullah told reporters, including the Lincoln Journal Star. "It's not about wanting to, it's about how we should end."

As far as his knee?

"It's getting better," said Abdullah


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