March 16, 2008

Blatchford has been a lifelong fan of NU

At the end of 2007, Justin Blatchford was entertaining scholarship offers from a couple of area colleges.

Despite that fact, when Nebraska asked him to walk on to the Husker program in January, the 6-foot-0, 180-pound safety prospect out of Ponca (Neb.) didn't take a lot of time to decide upon where he'd spend the next four or five years of his life. He and his family had been fans of the 'Big Red' for quite some time. Blatchford said he was honored to be asked to be a part of it all.

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