Ortiz One of Three in Nation Vying for Top Snapper Award

Nebraska snapper Marco Ortiz was named yesterday as one of three national finalists for the Patrick Mannelly Award. 

The award is presented annually to the top snapper in the FBS.  Ortiz will look to become NU’s first winner of the award when it’s presented for the fifth time on Saturday, December 10th. 

Besides the Huskers senior, the other national finalists are Wisconsin’s Peter Bowden and NC State’s Joe Shimko.