LINCOLN -- The Nebraska Football Team will kick off preseason practice with its annual Fan Day on Friday, Aug. 2, at Memorial Stadium. Fan Day will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. inside Memorial Stadium. The Huskers will open practice Saturday, Aug. 3, to prepare for the Aug. 31 season home opener against Wyoming. Quarterback Taylor Martinez and I-back Ameer Abdullah have been named to the watch list for the Maxwell Award. The award goes to the College Football's player of the year. Martinez and Abdullah are among eight Big Ten football players on the watch list and Nebraska is one of 17 schools with two or more players named to the Maxwell Award watch list.