The statement reiterated what Husker athletics director Bill Moos said earlier in the week about NU officials not knowing the specifics of the case until this past Friday, and looked to make clear that Bruning was not working on behalf of Husker athletics while taking on Washington as a client....
On September 13, Vaughn spoke with Ed Sexton in the Nebraska Attorney General’s office. He was told that the Nebraska Attorney General’s office was cooperating with a California agency and that Sexton wished to speak to Maurice Washington on their behalf. Sexton noted Maurice Washington was not in any trouble in Nebraska, and would not say if Washington was the subject of the inquiry of the California agency, a witness to a matter being investigated or anything related to the nature of why the California agency wished to speak with Washington. Vaughn stated he would look into the possibility of arranging for an interview. Vaughn had no further conversations with the Nebraska Attorney General’s office and Washington retained an attorney.
No one was covering up for a freshman third string RB that was playing for an winless team at the time. So Washington's garbage time carries were not fun at all.