Nebraska WR Omar Manning leaves Rutgers game in 1st quarter
The Nebraska offense suffered the loss of one of its key offensive players on Friday.
Omar Manning, one of Nebraska’s top returning receivers, went down holding his foot, limping off the field with assistance. He received medical attention in the tent, but came out badly limping per reports. A cart was then called to take Manning off the field.
Omar Manning down, holding his left foot. OC Mark Whipple is one of the first to get to him on the field.
Manning is up and walking off.
— Steve Marik (@Steve_Marik) October 7, 2022
Omar Manning just came out of the medical tent and he is still limping real bad.
They're bringing the cart over for him.
— Amie Just (@Amie_Just) October 7, 2022
Manning played in 11 games and made seven starts in 2021, ranking third on the team with 26 catches for 380 yards and tied for second on the team with two receiving touchdowns. Prior to his Cornhusker career, Manning was the nation’s top junior college wide receiver, helping Kilgore College to 2 conference championships. This is Manning’s last year of eligibility after transferring to Nebraska.