The Nebraska junior excelled at the plate, on the mound and as an infielder.
Defensive lineman Ben Stille and quarterback Adrian Martinez now advance to the Academic All-America ballot.
From a compliance standpoint, it appears to be a "maybe" situation for the former Husker quarterback.
Nebraska's pitcher/infielder is one of 25 players in the running for college baseball's top individual honor.
Nebraska baseball says goodbye to a resilient senior class that helped awaken a program from a long slumber.
The 6-2 loss in Fayetteville ends the Huskers' baseball season one win shy of a Super Regional berth.
The Huskers will try for their first NCAA baseball Super Regional appearance since 2005 when they face off against Arkansas for a third time in Fayetteville.
Nebraska pitchers issue 10 walks in the defeat, which sends the Huskers to an elimination game Sunday.
In the first nonconference baseball game for Nebraska in 450 days, the Huskers needed a rally to advance.
Nebraska-Offensive Tackle-1994 unanimous First Team All-American and winner of the Outland Trophy…Led Huskers to 1994 National Championship and 1993 National Championship game appearance…Three-time All-Big Eight selection who led Nebraska to league titles every year of career.