51 days: Best # 51 in Husker history

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  1. rrthusker

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    There are several choices here, one pretty obvious but Im going for a tie with two not so obvious guys, Kerry Weinmaster and Will Compton.
     
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    Mick Tingelhoff for me.. I’m a Viking fan..
     
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    North Platte's Dan Schmidt. Inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame last year in recognition of a really good career
     
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    All-time best, I would agree with Tingelhoff. Modern era I would say Bo Ruud and Richie Incognito. Some others I want to mention were Jim Branch, a really good LB from the end of Devaney era and Dan Schmidt, an OG from Osborne's early years.
     
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    Will Compton was a baller. And even though he had issues, Richie Incognito was a force and the first freshman to start on the offensive line in decades at the time.

    Honorable mention to Bo Ruud. That 2007 season would have been even more of a disaster without his INT returns for TDs against Ball State and Iowa State.
     
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    Guy was ferocious.
     
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    Jim Scott. Starting center 1991-1992.
     
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    Cam Jurgens......lol
     
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    If you ignore Dom Raiola and Toniu Fonoti then yes
     
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    Correction: Started the season opener as a freshman.

    Thanks!
     
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    Looks like Lydon Murtha also started as a freshman in the 8th game of the 2005 season vs. Oklahoma.
     
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