Found November 01, 2011 on
LINCOLN - The Nebraska Cornhuskers continued preparing for this weekend's game against the Northwestern Wildcats as they practiced outdoors on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in full pads for just over two hours.
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Bo Pelini was in a good mood yesterday, so he was (surprisingly?) open to discussing the Blackshirts tradition at length during Monday's press conference.
The best bits are collected below:
The Wildcats are facing a difficult test on Saturday as they face the ninth-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers in front of another sellout crowd at Memorial Stadium. Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald is preparing his team to face a tough opponent inside a loud stadium.
No. 9 Nebraska played its best game of the season against Michigan State. Coach Bo Pelini says the challenge is to do it again this week against Northwestern.
The Cornhuskers (7-1, 3-1) took control of the Big Ten's Legends Division with their 24-3 win over the Spartans. Northwestern (3-5, 1-4) is in last place in the division.
Pelini says his players might want to pat themselves...
The biggest mystery of the new season is the Huskers, because not only are they new to the conference but they've been so bad, pretty much forever, that they're rarely on TV so it's not easy to pick up a whole lot of first hand knowledge. So here are the two things I know from last season: Lance Jeter was a pretty good all around point-guard, especially after he made...
The three previous years under the Bo Pelini tenure led to conjecture and hand waving about the patterns someone could find in a small sample size. The term "October woe" was about the unimpressive 10th month of the year and "strong finisher" was all about Novembers. Before this year's strong showing, Pelini's Octobers had a 7-5 record and Novembers...
Northwestern travels to Lincoln, Neb., this weekend for its first Big Ten clash with the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT with BTN televising and WGN (720 AM) with the radio call. Northwestern is coming off a 59-point scoring explosion this past Saturday at Indiana.
Nov 5, 3:30 PM | Turf of Memorial Stadium
Northwestern Wildcats vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers host Northwestern on Saturday, looking to build on their 3-5 ATS mark against the 3-5 Wildcats in NCAAF action at Memorial Stadium.
They will face the 3-5 Wildcats, who own a 3-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Cornhuskers...
No. 9 Nebraska played its best game of the season against Michigan State. Coach Bo Pelini says the challenge is to do it again this week against Northwestern. The Cornhuskers (7-1, 3-1) took control of the Big Ten's Legends Division with their 24-3 win over the Spartans. Northwestern (3-5, 1-4) is in last place in the division.
Nebraska is coming off a 24-3 win over Michigan State, but Bo Pelini says this team has room for improvement.
The Sports Xchange brings midweek notes, quotes, and more from Northwestern as they prepare for their first Big Ten clash with the Nebraska Cornhuskers.