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Nebraska's 1,000-yard man Abdullah keeps on going

Updated: November 19, 2012, 6:20 AM ET
Associated Press

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By ERIC OLSON

AP Sports Writer

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska running backs coach Ron Brown likes to call Ameer Abdullah "Mighty Mouse."

The diminutive sophomore also could be called "The Man."

Abdullah, who ran the ball all of 42 times last season, reached 200 carries and crossed the 1,000-yard threshold for the season against Minnesota on Saturday.

The knee injury that has put All-Big Ten back Rex Burkhead on the sideline for most ...

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