UCLA and Nebraska battle in the biggest early game of the day in Lincoln. The Bruins will be playing with heavy hearts after the death of redshirt freshman receiver Nick Pasquale, who died earlier this week after being struck by a vehicle. UCLA will wear a patch bearing Pasquale’s No. 36 on their jerseys and decals on their helmets.
Nebraska will also honor the fallen player with a black helmet decal.
— Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) September 13, 2013
Additionally, a moment of silence will be held before the game.
The classy move by the Cornhuskers shouldn’t stand out, but it does. We’ve been reminded this week how tone-deaf the sporting world can be in the wake of tragedy.