Across the country, outside the limelight of the Aaron Rodgers' and Chris Johnson's of the NFL, there are hundreds of pro football players patiently waiting for their spot to climb up the ranks of their position. Zach Miller, a former Maverick star quarterback, is one of those players.
With four seconds remaining in the Mavs game Saturday against the No. 9 Central Missouri Mules, Mules quarterback Eri Czerniewski found receiver Jamorris Warren for a 9-yard touchdown. Warren's second touchdown of the game gave Central Missouri the victory, coming back from a 31-7 fourth quarter deficit.
The National Football League isn't a numbers-driven league like Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association are. It doesn't have anything equivalent to Joe Dimaggio's 56-game hitting streak or Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game. The NFL does, however, have one number that resonates with fans: 17-0.
The 2010 UNO football season began with questions. Who will start at quarterback? Can the defense improve on its dismal performance from the year before? How far can Levi Terrell go after leading the MIAA with 159.6 yards per game on the ground the previous season?