Taylor Martinez start game-time call
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez probably will play against Minnesota on Saturday, but whether he starts will be a game-time decision.
Coach Bo Pelini said Thursday that Martinez's availability will be determined by how his injured left foot responds to a week's worth of practice. Martinez has missed three straight games for the No. 25 Cornhuskers because of turf toe. Redshirt freshman Tommy Armstrong Jr. started in Martinez's place.
The main concern is whether Martinez can fully plant his foot when he runs outside the pocket. Pelini said Martinez seemed to get better at that throughout the week.
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press
MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEADLINES
- Winston ruled to have not violated FSU code
- Sources: Stanford's Shaw plans to shun NFL
- Report: Former Clemson QB Kelly arrested
- Boise State's top rusher Ajayi to enter draft