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Breaking down Week 2 of Fall Camp

Two weeks of Fall Camp are officially in the books for the Nebraska football team. Here is everything we learned after the week of Fall Camp for the Huskers.

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Redshirt freshman offensive lineman Boe Wilson is in a battle at right guard with junior Tanner Farmer.
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***Freshman walk-on wide receiver Christian Banker was added to the 105-man roster this week.

***Redshirt freshman tight end Branden Hohenstein was added to the 105-man roster this week.

***Redshirt freshman wide receiver Ty Chaffin was added to the 105-man roster this week.


***Freshman wide receiver Jaevon McQuitty suffered a knee injury and will miss the entire 2017 season. Head coach Mike Riley did not go into the extent of the knee injury.

***Redshirt freshman receiver JD Spielman suffered a soft tissue injury and has been backed down practice this week.

***Junior wide receiver Keyan Williams is currently out for about two weeks with a soft tissue injury.

***Sophomore running back Tre Bryant missed some practice time with a knee injury this week, but was able to take part in Saturday's near 90-play scrimmage.

***Senior cornerback Chris Jones got his knee brace off this week and was seen on Thursday doing some light footwork drills. There is no timeline on his possible return this season.

***Junior wide receiver Bryan Reimers practiced all week after suffering a back injury during last Saturday's scrimmage.

***Redshirt freshman walk-on offensive lineman Jake Kitten left Saturday's scrimmage with an unknown injury.

Linebackers Mohamed Barry and Luke Gifford have both had very strong Fall Camps for Nebraska.
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David Knevel, (6-9, 315), OL, Sr.

Fifth-year senior David Knevel has had a very strong camp. Knevel has really stabilized things on the right side and looks poised for a big senior season.

Boe Wilson, (6-3, 295), OL, RFr.

One of the best competitions in Fall Camp remains at right guard between Boe Wilson and incumbent Tanner Farmer. Wilson has pushed Farmer and has been splitting reps with the No. 1 offense. At minimum he's going to give the Huskers a viable option on the interior if something happens to one of their starters.

Tristan Gebbia, (6-3, 185), QB, Fr.

Offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf and head coach Mike Riley both praised Tristan Gebbia for his play in camp, and said he's giving Patrick O'Brien all he wants for the race at No. 2 quarterback. Riley called Gebbia "one of the hardest workers" in their entire organization.

Mohamed Barry, (6-1, 230), LB, So.

The depth at linebacker is as strong as we've seen in years, and one of the reasons why is the elevated play in camp by guys like sophomore Mohamed Barry. Look for Barry to be a key special teams player and even have a chance to split some reps with Dedrick Young at inside linebacker.

Luke Gifford, (6-3, 235), LB, Jr.

No player on defense has benefited more from Nebraska's move to the 3-4 than junior Luke Gifford. The Lincoln Southeast native has had an outstanding camp, and is poised to earn a Blackshirt if he keeps at the pace he's going.

"After seeing Nebraska QB Tanner Lee spin it yesterday, he will be a top NFL prospect for '18 or '19. Size, arm talent, intangibles."

-Former Cleveland Browns GM Phil Savage on Nebraska QB Tanner Lee