Sunday Night Lights
The Memorial Stadium doors were open Sunday evening as the
NU, which took the field to its familiar Tunnel Walk music, welcomed fans with speeches from Head Coach Bill Callahan and senior captains Cory Ross and Daniel Bullocks. The Huskers followed by singing the school fight song, which was played by the
Callahan was overwhelmed by the high student turnout, which he attributed to the excitement for the upcoming season.
“It was a great practice for our team,” Callahan said. “We had a chance to get under the lights, get acclimated to a different environment with the help of our students. Tonight was exciting, it brought a lot of energy and really got our adrenaline going. Our kids practiced hard, it was a quick, brisk practice. It was good to get a tempo like we got tonight. You couldn’t buy this type of tempo anywhere.”While the night was devised as an opportunity for the NU student body to take in a sneak peek at the 2005 Huskers, Callahan said the event also payed dividends in terms of practice quality.