Texas huge receiver Marcus Washington is the newest switch portal participant to hitch the NU roster for this season and the thirty third general scholarship addition. 33 new scholarship gamers are the most-ever Nebraska has added within the trendy 85-scholarship period.
Washington is now the tenth Energy 5 switch to hitch the Huskers and the second from the College of Texas.
Whereas at UT, Washington performed with present Husker quarterback Casey Thompson. In 2021, Washington performed 434 snaps for the Longhorns. Omar Manning performed probably the most snaps for returning huge receivers on the Husker roster at 415.
Washington additionally confirmed the power to play a number of totally different positions at huge receiver. Based on PFF, he performed 244 snaps at wide-out and 188 snaps within the slot.
The addition of Washington must also assist make up for the lack of Zavier Betts, who took 283 snaps of motion in 2021. Samori Toure (594 snaps) was the one huge receiver on the Huskers 2021 roster that took extra snaps than Washington final yr.
He is additionally the third huge receiver from the switch portal NU has added, becoming a member of LSU’s Trey Palmer (389 snaps in 2021) and New Mexico State’s Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda (433 snaps).