Scott Frost provides update on injured Nebraska RB Rahmir Johnson, DB Deontai Williams
Nebraska will have its fourth game against a ranked opponent in Week 8 when they host newly minted No. 25 Purdue.
Nebraska is coming off a 30-23 loss at Minnesota. Purdue knocked off then No. 2 Iowa 24-7 in Week 7.
In his press conference on Oct. 20, Nebraska coach Scott Frost provided an updated on injured players Rahmir Johnson and Deontai Williams.
Updating injuries, coach Scott Frost says RB Rahmir Johnson has been in meetings this week and must pass “(concussion) protocols” to return to contact. Safety Deontai Williams sustained a minor knee injury. He will miss some time, Frost says.
— Mitch Sherman (@mitchsherman) October 20, 2021
Johnson has amassed 381 yards and four touchdowns on the ground this season. Johnson also has 13 receptions for 175 yards and a touchdown.
Williams has recorded 46 tackles and a team-high four interceptions this season.
Nebraska’s last victory was against Northwestern on Oct. 2. Nebraska leads the all-time series 5-4 and won last season’s meeting vs. Purdue.