Nebraska reveals helmet decal, honoring late Bruin

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Nebraska football’s official twitter account, @Huskers, has announced that the team will wear a No. 36 decal on its helmet for Saturday’s game against UCLA. The decal is in honor of UCLA redshirt freshman wide receiver Nick Pasquale, who was struck by a car and killed this past weekend in his hometown of San Clemente, Calif. Pasquale was 20 years-old.

“Bigger than any football game,” is the message associated with the tweet, which came from Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini.

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UCLA will wear commemorative “36″ patches on their jerseys and decals on their helmets. There will be a moment of silence to honor Pasquale before kickoff.

UCLA head coach Jim Mora Jr. addressed Pasquale’s death and the impact it has had on the team in a press conference this past Monday.

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POPS on 9/13/2013 @ 11:54pm EST Said:

Very classy by Nebraska. Will the sticker remain throughout the season?

Dan Lubben on 9/14/2013 @ 9:57am EST Said:

In no way am I even remotely a Husker fan, but this tribute….that’s a classy move. Well done Nebraska!