Posted October 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
Nebraska's Taylor Martinez is set to break 2001 Heisman Trophy winner Eric Crouch's school career total offense record Saturday against Michigan State. Only a junior, Martinez could finish his career as one of college football's most prolific quarterbacks ever. But Crouch said Martinez probably needs to win a championship of some kind before he can he be judged as one of the Cornhuskers' all-time great quarterbacks. Martinez, who is 23-10 as a starter, has a chance this year. The 21st-ranked Huskers (6-2, 3-1) lead the Big Ten Legends Division going into the game with the Spartans (5-4, 2-3). Quarterbacks most often mentioned as Nebraska's greatest are Tommie Frazier (1992-95), Jerry Tagge (1969-71), Turner Gill (1981-83), Scott Frost (1996-97) and Crouch (1998-2001).
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