January 4, 2009

Byrd determined to be a Husker

Tallahassee (Fla.) Lincoln defensive back DeAndre Byrd has had a full plate athletically and academically as a senior so he's had very little free time. The 5-foot-11, 170-pounder didn't mind one bit because he's bound and determined to graduate and play for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

The Rivals three-star defender was a bit lax in the classroom early on in high school, but he says that he is making up that lost ground at a good clip.

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