February 21, 2024


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Nebraska adds their 15th transfer for 2022 in Texas WR Marcus Washington

The Nebraska football team extra their 15th participant from the transfer portal for the 2022 year.

Texas wide receiver Marcus Washington is the most up-to-date transfer portal participant to be a part of the NU roster for this season and the 33rd over-all scholarship addition. 33 new scholarship gamers are the most-ever Nebraska has added in the fashionable 85-scholarship era.

Washington is now the 10th Power 5 transfer to be a part of the Huskers and the 2nd from the University of Texas.

With Washington’s addition, Nebraska has now included Electricity Five transfers from Alabama (2), Texas (2), Arizona Condition, Florida Condition, LSU, Oklahoma State, TCU and Texas Tech.

Washington comes to NU with two years of eligibility remaining, alongside with a redshirt season.

While at UT, Washington played with present-day Husker quarterback Casey Thompson. In 2021, Washington performed 434 snaps for the Longhorns. Omar Manning played the most snaps for returning broad receivers on the Husker roster at 415.

Washington finished the 2021 season with 17 catches on 30 qualified throws for 269 yards and two touchdowns.

His leading recreation was from Kansas, the place he had five catches for 100 yards and two touchdowns. He also experienced 60 yards receiving towards Oklahoma Point out and 62 yards acquiring from Baylor.

In three seasons, Washington experienced 24 catches on 52 qualified throws for 358 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Washington also confirmed the potential to participate in several different positions at extensive receiver. In accordance to PFF, he performed 244 snaps at large-out and 188 snaps in the slot.

The addition of Washington ought to also support make up for the loss of Zavier Betts, who took 283 snaps of motion in 2021. Samori Toure (594 snaps) was the only vast receiver on the Huskers 2021 roster that took additional snaps than Washington very last year.

He is also the 3rd large receiver from the transfer portal NU has included, joining LSU’s Trey Palmer (389 snaps in 2021) and New Mexico State’s Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda (433 snaps).