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The 7-year-old cancer patient who became an Internet sensation for his touchdown run in Nebraska's spring football game has yet another fan _ President Barack Obama.
Hoffman, of Atkinson, Neb., has won the hearts of fans and everyone in the football program for his courageous bout with brain cancer. Players from the Red and White squads left their sidelines and followed Jack into the end zone to mob him and lift him on their shoulders after his 69-yard touchdown.
Aaron Murray wanted nothing more this week than to send Georgia's senior class out with a game to remember.
Rex Burkhead scored the go-ahead touchdown in his return from a knee injury and No. 17 Nebraska beat Iowa 13-7 on Friday to secure a spot in the Big Ten title game.
The scary part for Ohio State's opponents is that Braxton Miller is still learning the offense.
Wisconsin figures to see a much different Taylor Martinez on Saturday than the guy they saw a year ago.
A year after being picked by many to win the Big Ten in its first season in the conference, Nebraska isn't even the favorite in its division.
Montee Ball has changed the pronunciation of his first name _ it's Mon-tay instead of Mon-tee, if you don't mind.
No. 2 Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC) vs. No. 1 LSU (8-0, 5-0), 8 p.m. (CBS).
One of the biggest home games in Wisconsin history happens to also be the Big Ten debut for Nebraska, and Cornhuskers quarterback Taylor Martinez can't wait to make a big splash.
It's hard not to be drawn in by the dazzling array of quarterbacks in the Big Ten this season.
No. 2 looked more like No. 1 on Saturday night.
The Nebraska offensive line finally flexed its muscles after being criticized for not being able to push anyone around.
"Jack is a fighter, a strong kid," Burkhead said.
Burkhead, who is preparing for the NFL draft, said he got as much joy out of Jack's touchdown as he did for any of the ones he scored for the Huskers.