(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Andrew Rodriguez has had his patience tested at Nebraska.
The offensive lineman showed up in 2010 as one of the Cornhuskers' most celebrated recruits. He came out of 2012 wondering if he would ever fulfill the expectations that followed him to Lincoln.
''It's the worst feeling when you're told you have all this potential and it's not coming out,'' he said. ''It eats away at you. Is it my effort? What is it? Once you figure it out, you start to see the positive things coming out. It's smooth sailing from here.''
Coaches and teammates say Rodriguez, a self-described introvert, has exuded confidence in preseason practices. Asked about that, Rodriguez said it's the result of his gaining a firm grasp of the no-huddle offense and developing the endurance needed to stay on the field for more than a couple of plays at a time.
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