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Former Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez was selected in the USFL draft

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska) — Former Husker Adrian Martinez was selected Tuesday in the second round of the USFL draft.

Martinez was drafted by the New Jersey Generals, led by former Husker coach Mike Riley.

For his final season of eligibility, Martinez transferred to Kansas State.

He played in nine games and threw for 1,261 yards with six touchdowns, while also securing 10 rushing touchdowns.

Martinez spent the second half of the season dealing with injuries, then missed out on his team’s Big 12 Championship win and Sugar Bowl loss.

With the 15th pick of the 2023 USFL College Draft we select, @MartinezTheQB #In the trenches pic.twitter.com/w7XGppZ9uj

— New Jersey Generals (@USFLGenerals) February 21, 2023

Prior to Kansas State, Martinez played four seasons at Nebraska under former head coach Scott Frost.

He played in 39 games and threw for 8,491 yards, with 45 touchdowns and 30 interceptions.

Martinez also rushed for 2,301 yards and 35 touchdowns.

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