August 24, 2006

NU Notes: Keller thrown right into the mix

Former Arizona State quarterback Sam Keller threw his first pass in a Husker uniform barely 24 hours after he arrived in Lincoln on Wednesday.

Since arriving to Lincoln at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Keller has signed his scholarship papers, bought his books, passed a physical, attended a full day of classes and taken part in his first Husker practice.

The crazy thing is less than a week ago Keller was named the starting quarterback at ASU over Rudy Carpenter.

"That's what really hasn't sunk in yet," Keller said. "It's just happened so fast. Things have happened and I've just had everything thrown at me.

"I haven't really settled in mentally, but it feels good to have a good support system here. Once my brain settles down and slows down everything will fall into place."

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