Preseason camp hits the one-week mark and the Husker Extra crew brings you the latest. 

Nebraska coaches and players have raved about freshman running back Maurice Washington, freshman corner Cam Taylor, junior outside linebacker Tyrin Ferguson and others. Who's the biggest preseason riser so far? 

Steven M. Sipple, Chris Basnett and Parker Gabriel also break down the quarterback competition so far, talk about "split team" periods that include multiple groups running plays at the same time -- just like the old days -- and much more. 


1:15 -- Maurice Washington is drawing a lot of praise so far in camp 

8:20 -- More on the running back group and Tre Bryant's health

14:00 -- Cam Taylor talk. "He's one of those guys with muscles in his face." 

15:45 -- What's the over/under on potential freshman starters? 

20:00 -- Summer work

25:05 -- Other camp risers leads to talk about the QB competition 

30:30 -- Tyrin Ferguson perhaps the biggest riser so far 

35:40 -- Talkin' OLB personnel and competition 

45:00 -- "I don't think I'm violating any federal laws here..." 

47:55 -- Noah Vedral, Matt Masker and split-team periods 

52:50 -- Camp roster and roster turnover 

55:40 -- A burglary arrest for the road 

Contact the writer at pgabriel@journalstar.com or 402-473-7439. On Twitter @HuskerExtraPG.


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Parker joined the Journal Star as the University of Nebraska football beat writer in August 2017. He previously covered Montana State athletics for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2012.

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