Published Thursday, December 6, 2012 AT 11:14 AM / Updated at 3:07 PM
And Rex makes 300 Academic All Americans
Sam McKewon Omaha World-Herald

Rex Burkhead and Sean Fisher won spots on the Capital One Academic All-American teams Thursday. They become the 300th and 301st Huskers to nab such honors, a record among universities. Notre Dame is second with 227.

Burkhead is a first-teamer. Fisher was on the second team for the second straight year.

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