Phillies players love Nebraska football

The Phillies are out of the postseason, for the third striaght year (FIRE RUBEN –ahem, sorry I have regained my composure). While the team would obviously prefer to still be playing baseball this month, the down time will allow a handful of Phillies to sit back and enjoy some college football. Nebraska football, specifically.

A few of the younger players on the team are avid college football fans. Third baseman Cody Asche, a Missouri native but a product of the Nebraska baseball program, stays true to his college roots on Saturdays. He talked about it briefly in this short video clip…

Relief pitcher Jake Diekman, another Nebraska native, is never shy about sharing his love for Nebraska football either. Check out these recent Instagram photos…

About Kevin McGuire

Contributor to Athlon Sports and The Comeback. Previously contributed to Host of the Locked On Nittany Lions Podcast. FWAA member and Philadelphia-area resident.