Later today, (8/31/13) Taylor Martinez will become the first quarterback at Nebraska to start four consecutive season openers. In his three previous season-opening starts Martinez has been excellent, completing nearly 65 percent of his passes while throwing for 606 yards, five touchdowns and zero interceptions. He has also accounted for six rushing touchdowns and 272 rushing yards in those previous three season openers.
Taylor Martinez (3) guides Jack Hoffman to the right spot for his play in the second half of the Nebraska Red-White spring football game at Memorial Stadium. More than 2 million people have watched the play on YouTube. Jack, 7, has battled brain cancer for the past two years.