Bryce Benhart

Bryce Benhart has entrenched starters ahead of him on the depth chart, but the true freshman could get called into duty if an opportunity presents itself.

We're getting you ready for the start of training camp with several pieces breaking down various parts of the Husker football team.

Here's a look at five true freshmen, listed alphabetically, who could see the field in their first seasons as Huskers.

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Offensive tackle Bryce Benhart

Coaches are hopeful Bryce Benhart, the top recruit from Minnesota in the 2019 class, can immediately add depth. Benhart is a 6-foot-9, 305-pound mountain slotted to play tackle. He’d have to beat two solidified starters to take the first snap of the season, but he can at least provide a safety net for Matt Farniok and Brenden Jaimes. Injuries along the offensive line led Jaimes to play as a true freshman. Benhart could, too.

Inside linebacker Jackson Hannah

Hannah recorded 157 tackles in his high school career, including 32½ for loss with 13 sacks and six fumble recoveries. Nebraska has one established inside linebacker: Mohamed Barry. The others? Collin Miller is probably the favorite for the other starting spot, but Hannah could sneak in there, too, especially with fellow true freshman Nick Henrich out with an injury. Hannah was a four-star recruit and the No. 18 inside linebacker in the country.

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Running back Rahmir Johnson

Running back might be the biggest question mark heading into fall camp. With Maurice Washington’s next court date scheduled for after the season opener, it’s possible he won’t play against South Alabama. So who takes his place? Johnson ran for 1,334 yards as a high school senior with 12 touchdowns and an average of 11.2 yards per rush.

Safety Noa Pola-Gates

Pola-Gates will replace Antonio Reed as the safety who can pack a punch. Nebraska is looking for a starter next to Deontai Williams, and Pola-Gates — 5-11, 175 pounds — is a dark horse for that spot. He recorded 57 tackles as a high school senior with five interceptions and seven pass breakups. The four-star recruit was the No. 18 corner in the 2019 class and a top-150 player, according to 247Sports. He could see playing time early if he picks up the playbook and keeps up with the speed of the college game. Defensive backs coach Travis Fisher also likes to move around great athletes, which Pola-Gates is, so he could find several spots on the field.

Wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson

Expectations are high. And Nebraska needs playmakers to replace the production of Stanley Morgan. Fans and coaches are convinced Robinson will do his part. The top player from the Bluegrass State flipped from Kentucky to Nebraska and finished his high school career with more than 8,500 total yards and 118 touchdowns. He can take handoffs, run routes, return kicks and punts. He can do it all. But Nebraska has had dynamic receivers in the past few years who failed to meet expectations. Will Robinson — like Adrian Martinez last year — live up to the high bar set for him?