— Quarterbacks won’t be live in the pocket, but when they become runners, they will be live outside the pocket.
— Marcus Newby sprained his back during Wednesday’s practice, but Pelini said that the SI join usually feels better after a few days and that Newby could play Saturday. “My experience with that is that it usually settles down after a day or two,” Pelini said.
— Nebraska’s seniors came out for Wednesday’s practice with eye black painted in patterns on their face to mark the final spring practice of their careers.
Notre Dame only had one Rudy but Nebraska gets a new crop of Rudys every season