Injured Nebraska LB to appeal for additional year of eligibility
Injured Nebraska linebacker Will Honas plans to appeal to the NCAA for an additional year of eligibility. Head coach Scott Frost confirmed that news during a radio appearance on Sports Nightly on Thursday.
Brian Christopherson of 247Sports relayed the message via Twitter during the radio program. Honas has not played this season after suffering an injury in the spring.
Honas was considered one of Nebraska’s top linebackers returning for the 2021 season.
Some news: Frost said Will Honas has made the decision he wants to appeal to come back for another year.
— Brian Christopherson (@Husker247BC) October 8, 2021
In 2020, Honas was the team leader in tackles for loss with 6.5 stops in the backfield. He also ranked No. 2 in total tackles, piling up 57 in the 7 games he played in last fall.
During his career with the Huskers, Honas has played in 23 career games and has been credited with 145 tackles. He’s also responsible for 12 tackles for loss and 4 sacks.
A return in 2022 would mark Honas’ fifth season in Lincoln. He transferred to Nebraska after spending two years at Butler Community College.