Keller fighting for starting QB spot at Nebraska

Most assumed Arizona State transfer Sam Keller would earn Nebraska's starting QB job just by showing up. The Huskers' quarterback battle is just one of the elements that have made this an eventful spring in Lincoln.

Updated: April 10, 2007, 12:11 PM ET
By Tim Griffin | Special to ESPN.com

Sam Keller was expected to claim the Nebraska starting quarterback job easily this spring.

The rocket-armed transfer from Arizona State still might be the Cornhuskers' starting quarterback when the defending Big 12 North champions begin play Sept. 1 against Nevada. But the current quarterback competition has been another element in an eventful spring practice for coach Bill Callahan.

The Cornhuskers lost top cover cornerback Zack Bowman to a knee injury that will keep him out of ...

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