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Injured Neb RB Burkhead is in limbo for Minnesota

Updated: November 13, 2012, 3:43 PM ET
Associated Press

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By ERIC OLSON

AP Sports Writer

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Rex Burkhead would love to say he'll play Saturday when Nebraska meets Minnesota on senior day.

He can't, though, because he just doesn't know. It's been this way for weeks.

The 2011 All-Big Ten running back sprained his left knee in the opener of his final season at Nebraska and has aggravated the injury twice. He's missed five games and had to leave early in three others.

One day, the knee will ...

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