Nebraska Husker football players kneeling protest spurs ex-Marine to call for Memorial Stadium plaques honoring fallen Nebraskans

LINCOLN — A hotel sales manager and former Marine wants Memorial Stadium to truly memorialize fallen Nebraska soldiers.
Richard Zierke of Lincoln told the University of Nebraska Board of Regents that a plan never came to fruition in the early 1920s to put a plaque on the stadium to honor the Nebraskans who died in World War I.

Zierke, 65, told the regents he decided to make this push after three Husker football players knelt this season during the national anthem.

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