Husker Athletics Make Academics Top Priority

SportMonkAnalyst INovember 14, 2008

*courtesy of the Daily Nebraskan

(Check out this article I co-wrote with another guy on the sports desk about the Nebraska athletic program's commitment to academics.)

From his first year on campus, Tom Osborne has made academics a major priority in Nebraska athletics.

In 1962, under the direction of legendary football coach Bob Devaney, NU's current athletic director was asked to oversee a "rowdy" group of football players and help them pass their classes, marking the beginning of an era that held academics a key priority.

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