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Ndamukong Suh, Rex Burkhead Talk Nebraska Connection Ahead Of Super Bowl

Flag members of the Nebraska Cornhuskers perform before the game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMBER 23: Flag members of the Nebraska Cornhuskers perform before the game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Memorial Stadium on September 23, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh will be doing everything in his power to erase New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead from the Super Bowl on Sunday. However, the two share a common connection: they played together at Nebraska. Ahead of Super Bowl LIII the two were asked how their past has affected their relationship.

Per Rivals, when Suh was asked on the Monday media night, he revealed that he has not spoken to Burkhead at all and intends to "talk on the football field" when the play on Sunday.

Suh made it clear that he intends to keep Burkhead behind the line of scrimmage.

“We have not talked at all,” Suh said during Monday’s media night. “We’ll talk on the football field when I’m hopefully taking him down behind the line of scrimmage.”

As for Burkhead, he complimented Suh's dominance as a defensive lineman and revealed that he learned a lot from Suh during their lone season together at Nebraska.

“He’s a great player,” Burkhead said. “He goes out there and he’s passionate and he’s physical. He’s a defensive, physical guy and he just goes out there and plays his tail off. Maybe sometimes emotions get him, but he’s a great player.”

“I know him personally and he’s a great guy, “Burkhead said. “He’s someone I learned a lot from during my time at Nebraska.”

In 2009, Suh was a Heisman trophy finalist and Burkhead was the team's second leading rusher. The Cornhuskers finished with a 10-4 record, losing to Texas in the Big 12 Championship Game before beating Arizona in the Holiday Bowl.

[Rivals]