August 28, 2007

Huskers 'anxious' to take the field against Nevada

"Excited" and "Anxious" were two of the words Nebraska coach Bill Callahan and his players used more than once Tuesday to describe the Huskers' mindset as they carry out final preparations for Saturday's season opener against Nevada.

"It's a good start for our football team. We're anxious and eager to get going for the home opener," Callahan told reporters at his weekly press conference. "We're playing against a good opponent that we have a lot of respect for. Reno's the type of team that has had considerable success in the past. As you look at them historically, and you look at the success that they've had and the opponents they've played, they do deserve that attention and respect."

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