LINCOLN, Neb. - After making some noise at varoius moments in 2014, Nebraska wide receiver Lane Hovey is looking to become a staple in the Huskers' offense in 2015.
On Saturday, the former walk-on caught five balls for 68-yards, proving to be a bigger reliable receiver downfield for quarterback. Tommy Armstrong.
"You always hope that you will and through practice this week, we’d work on some stuff, and I think I knew just kind of, with their secondary being a little undersized, being a bigger guy that’s something we really wanted to exploit," said Hovey. "Receiver wise, we had different guys out at different times so I think it was hard for us and for the coaches to really figure out who was gonna be able to do what for the offense and I think that with most of the guys back now we’re starting to get it figured out and get it all meshing together well."
In the video above, Hovey reflects on his decision to walk-on at Nebraska. The under-recruited former Iowa prep had no D-1 offers coming out of high school and few chances to even be a walk-on. Plus, what were his emotions after learning he had been placed on scholarship?