Kevin Dixon Kicked Off Nebraska Football Team

Big Red NetworkSenior Writer IAugust 8, 2008

The buzz this week is all about Dixon getting the boot, Helu stealing some spotlight, and Nebraska being a team under the microscope this year.

» This week's top story is Kevin Dixon being kicked off the team for his bad behavior. Both the Lincoln Journal Star and the Big Red Network looked at the bright side of what happens when a great player gets the ax.

Someone will now have an opportunity to step up and gain that necessary experience for the years ahead. While it would have been great to see him in the regular rotation, his loss will be one young player's gain.

Out of all this is the impressive manner in which Bo Pelini has handled himself and the strict ways he has dealt with his players breaking the rules.

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