Nebraska quarterback Casey Thompson enters transfer portal

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Nebraska quarterback Casey Thompson has entered the transfer portal, The Athletic reported Friday.

Thompson, who transferred to Nebraska from Texas, played in 10 games last season, leading the Huskers to four wins.

After suffering an injury against Illinois, Thompson missed games against Minnesota and Michigan.

He returned for the Huskers’ final game, helping Nebraska to a 24-17 win over the Hawkeyes.

Thompson finished the season with 2,407 passing yards and 17 touchdowns through the air.  He also totaled five rushing touchdowns in 56 carries.

The Oklahoma native joins Nebraska QBs Logan Smothers and Richard Torres, both of whom entered the transfer portal earlier this week.

Nebraska’s quarterback roster, which includes Jeff Sims and Chubba Purdy, has dwindled to four.

Head coach Matt Rhule has not yet announced who will be the starting quarterback next season.


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