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Red-White Spring Game, 4/15

Nebraska running back Tre Bryant (18) runs behind the blocking of tight end Matt Snyder (85) in the first half during the Red-White Spring Game last year at Memorial Stadium.

One name missing from Nebraska's online roster was expected.

Two more are new additions to the Huskers' offseason attrition, though, and it means the tight ends room will be thinner this fall.

Junior tight end Matt Snyder and sophomore tight end David Engelhaupt are not listed on the roster.

And neither is offensive lineman Bryan Brokop, who earlier this spring changed his social media to refer to himself as a former Nebraska football player.

An NU spokesperson confirmed the roster changes.

The attrition at tight end leaves a trio of scholarship returners in Jack Stoll, Austin Allen and Kurt Rafdal, along with incoming freshmen Cameron Jurgens and Katerian Legrone. Legrone, at 6-foot-3 and 230 pounds, is listed as an athlete on the NU website.

The latest moves leave NU at 83 scholarship players per the Journal Star's count, two below the NCAA limit.

The Huskers also added a trio of walk-ons to the roster in brothers Connor and Corbin Ruth of Malcolm and punter Alec Cromer of Beatrice.

Corbin Ruth is a transfer from Northwest Missouri State who will be a redshirt freshman. Connor Ruth is a true freshman. Both were four-year letterwinners for Seward High. 

The Ruth brothers are nephews of former NU fullbacks Joel and Jeff Makovicka. 

Cromer transferred after two seasons at South Dakota State, where he was a quarterback. 

Freshman long snapper Cade Mueller (Gretna) and redshirt freshman wide receiver Dylan Reynolds (Broken Bow) also are no longer listed on the roster. 

Position Freshman RFreshman Sophomore Junior Senior
QB (2) Adrian Martinez Noah Vedral
RB (5) Maurice Washington Jaylin Bradley Wyatt Mazour* Devine Ozigbo
Mikale Wilbon*
TE (5) Cameron Jurgens Austin Allen* Jack Stoll
Katerian Legrone Kurt Rafdal*
WR (9) Justin McGriff Jaevon McQuitty* JD Spielman* Jaron Woodyard* Stanley Morgan
Andre Hunt Mike Williams Bryan Reimers*
Miles Jones
T (4) Matt Sichterman* Brenden Jaimes Christian Gaylord*
Matt Farniok*
G (5) Broc Bando* John Raridon* Tanner Farmer*
Boe Wilson* Jerald Foster*
C (2) Will Farniok Cole Conrad*
DE (9) Tate Wildeman Chris Walker* Ben Stille* Carlos Davis Freedom Akinmoladun*
Casey Rogers Deontre Thomas Khalil Davis
DaiShon Neal
DT (4) Damion Daniels* Vaha Vainuku* Mick Stoltenberg*
Peyton Newell*
OLB (9) David Alston Guy Thomas* Breon Dixon Tyrin Ferguson* Luke Gifford*
Caleb Tannor Pernell Jefferson* Alex Davis*
Quayshon Alexander*
ILB (5) Collin Miller* Will Honas* Dedrick Young*
Mohamed Barry*
Jacob Weinmaster*
S (9) CJ Smith Marquel Dismuke* Avery Anderson Aaron Williams*
Cam'ron Jones JoJo Domann* Antonio Reed*
Deontai Williams Tre Neal*
CB (6) Braxton Clark Dicaprio Bootle* Lamar Jackson
Cam Taylor Tony Butler* Eric Lee Jr.
ST (3) Barret Pickering (K) Caleb Lightbourn (P) Jordan Ober (LS)
Class Total 17 8 19 17 16
Overall Total 77
*Player has used redshirt
** Players that count until Jan. 2019 Will Jackson
Avery Roberts
Jalin Barnett
Tre Bryant
Tristan Gebbia
Tyjon Lindsey
Greg Bell

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


Sports writer

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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