Rex Burkhead being honored by city of Plano
The city of Plano is planning to honor former Nebraska running back, and Plano Senior alumni, Rex Burkhead on April 22 with a ceremony at the Municipal Center (1520 Avenue K).
The event begins at 7 p.m.
Burkhead is being recognized for winning the 2012 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award for bringing awareness to Jack Hoffman's fight with pediatric brain cancer.
That could be a big week for Burkhead as he is a candidate to be selected during the 2013 NFL Draft.