For this first week of class at Nebraska, the football team’s winter conditioning program is technically optional.
Technically. But not if you’re interested in what budding team leaders like sophomore Adrian Martinez thinks.
“Guys on the team made sure to let everyone know that we’re getting to work right away,” the quarterback said Friday on the “Husker Sports Nightly” radio program. “We know what we want to accomplish and it’s going to take some hard work and dedication throughout this semester, through the fall, throughout the season. It starts now. (Head strength coach Zach Duval) is going to push us to the max and we’re excited for it.”
Martinez, of course, started 11 of 12 games as a freshman and established himself as one of the best young signal-callers in the Big Ten and the country. He set multiple freshman and school records