Published Tuesday, October 22, 2013 AT 12:59 PM / Updated at 12:59 PM
NU’s Zimmerer is nominated for Wuerffel Trophy
Big Red Today Omaha World-Herald

The University of Nebraska has nominated C.J. Zimmerer for the 2013 Wuerffel Trophy.

The senior fullback from Omaha Gross is majoring in criminology-criminal justice. He has been named a two-time academic All-Big 10 member and is a three-time Nebraska scholar-athlete honor roll member.

Zimmerer was named to the AFCA Good Works Team, is a three-time member of Nebraska’s Brook Berringer Citizenship team and has volunteered countless hours in the Lincoln community.

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