'Walk Ons' looks at the history of the walk-on program at Nebraska, including Langston Coleman, who in the early 1960s became the first Husker walk-on when he joined Bob Devaney's squad. The official institution of the walk-on program began in 1973, the first year of Tom Osborne's reign as Husker head coach, because of a NCAA reduction rule in the number of scholarships that could be offered. In addition to Coleman, former Husker walk-on greats Jeff and Joel Makovicka, Jeff Jamrog and Jason Peter talk about their walk-on experiences, and Osborne, current Husker coach Bo Pelini and sportswriters discuss the past and present impact of the fabled program. Utilizing both vintage and contemporary footage, 'Walk Ons' demonstrates how the walk-on players have contributed to Nebraska's success on the gridiron. Viewers also meet two current Nebraska walk-ons as they aspire to become part of the Big Red team.