Found December 26, 2012 on The Lady Sportswriter:
PLAYERS: Ameer Abdullah
Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah knows a little something about the SEC’s prowess—he’s from Homewood, AL and was recruited by both Auburn and Alabama as a prospect; that hasn’t done much to make him believe the conference is any better than the one he choose to sign on with; if anything, he feels inclined to let people know just how pedestrian the SEC can be once you put everything into perspective and get beyond their BCS reign. “You’ve got to respect those guys, they’ve brought home the title (the last) six years,” Abdullah said. “You’re going to hear it until someone takes that crown from them. … But I don’t really pay any mind to it. I’m not one of those guys who is, ‘The SEC is this and that.’ I feel like in every conference you have good teams and you have your poor teams that are not as good. I feel like the SEC, they have their good squads and they have their bad squads. As a whole, I don’t think they’re that great.” (Brian Christopherson, Lincoln Journal Star)
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