In senior Rex Burkhead, the Nebraska Cornhuskers have another outstanding I-back—and because of Burkhead’s relationship with Jesus Christ, they have a lot more. His relationship with Christ has been reflected in his approach both to football and life. The more he has learned God can be trusted, the more confident he grows in whatever he does. But Burkhead didn’t always have that outlook about faith, although he has always believed in God, and knew that faith in Him was helpful for life. “I didn’t know what it meant to have a relationship with Him in Jesus Christ,” says Burkhead, a powerful-looking, 5-foot-11, 210-pound running back who is projected to be one of the top running backs in the upcoming NFL Draft. When he attended a church retreat with friends during his sophomore year in high school, he received Christ as his Savior. Thus began the relationship. “Since then, it’s been Read More

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