February 10, 2011

Getting to know: Aaron Green

Without a doubt, Aaron Green is one of the gems of this class. The NU staff recruited him for over two years, and they literally placed all of their eggs in his basket at a position of great need. No other 2011 running back prospect was given an iota of attention throughout the process until it became clear that Braylon Heard would not be qualified to enroll in January.

In the end, the gamble paid off as Green signed with Nebraska, and he will get every opportunity to contribute to the Huskers' inaugural season in the Big Ten. By adding the combined playmaking abilities of Green, Turner, Abdullah and Starling in this class, whoever NU's next offensive coordinator is will have plenty of tools to work with.

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