Pierson-El Says He And Tanner Lee Are Building Chemistry

The Nebraska football team kicks off its 128th season Saturday night against defending Sun Belt Conference champion Arkansas State.

After operating with Tommy Armstrong Jr. at quarterback the past few years, Saturday’s game marks the debut for quarterback Tanner Lee.

Senior receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El said yesterday he and Lee just need to build chemistry.

Also, 16 players on Nebraska’s defense were awarded Blackshirts yesterday afternoon.

Saturday, the Huskers and Red Wolves have a 7 p.m. kickoff.  The game will be televised nationally on BTN.  The pre-game starts at 2 o’clock on News Talk 900 KJSK and will be joined at 6:30 on KLIR 101.