As much as Tim Marlowe would love to play Saturday night at Ohio State, the Nebraska receiver knows it’s not happening. The senior from Youngstown, who suffered a broken clavicle back on Sept. 1, is hoping to be cleared for the Northwestern game on Oct. 20 (after a bye week on Oct. 13).
But you might have noticed No. 6 going through parts of warmups Saturday night and in uniform for the tunnel walk before the Nebraska-Wisconsin game.
“I just wanted to take the field with my teammates,” Marlowe said.
Marlowe is one of nine Ohio natives on the NU roster. He will be allowed to travel this weekend but not count towards the Huskers’ 70-man limit.
In his time out, Marlowe has tried to help out assistant Rich Fisher and has been on the headset with coaches during games.
“I love helping Coach Fisher out,” he said. “Sometimes he can’t cover all 13 guys. So I can maybe get to the ones that he can’t get to.”
Marlowe said fans are crazy about Ohio State football in his home state, but some also have different allegiances with programs such as Michigan, Penn State and Notre Dame.
“It’s nothing like Nebraska, where everybody grows up cheering for the Huskers,” Marlowe said.