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2012 Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Quickview
2011 Record: 9-4
Head Coach: Bo Pelini- 5th year 39-16
Returning Starters: 14 7-Offense 7-Defense
Nonconference Schedule Breakdown: I think all games considered…this is right behind Michigan as the toughest nonconference schedule…opening with Southern Mississippi, who knocked Houston out of a BCS birth last year…is no gimme…then they go to UCLA who just hired Jim Mora (Playoffs?..no, not that Jim Mora) and he has UCLA buzzing about the recruits he’s bringing in and the stir he’s created about Bruin football…then the Corn gets Arkansas State who is by no means a walk in the park….they finally end their non-Big Ten slate with a relatively easy matchup vs Idaho State…each week they will have to answer the call…don’t be surprised if they get upended by one of these teams…but it shouldn’t happen.
Schedule Rank (in Big Ten) 1st hardest: The Corn gets no love from the Big Ten scheduling widget that cranks out the ‘who ge
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Nebraska’s tradition of releasing thousands of red balloons into the air after the first Husker Touchdown of every home game will not continue in 2012. The tradition began in the 1940′s when a student based woman’s group began selling red ballons on O Street
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College football is steeped in tradition. Every school, whether a powerhouse from a BCS conference or a team from the lowly dregs of the MAC, has some ritual that is part of Saturdays in the fall. Yesterday, it was announced that one of the long standing traditions in college football is coming to an end. [...]
Oft-injured Nebraska lineman Brent Qvale says he is feeling better than ever, which is fortuitous for an offense in need of a new starter at left tackle.
Tyler Moore, the leading contender for the job, was still missing from practice Monday and offensive coordinator Tim Beck said he had no idea whether Moore would return. Coach Bo Pelini announced Saturday that Moore had left the...
Perhaps the position with the most tradition at Nebraska is tailback. The starter this fall is Rex Burkhead, a senior who’s been inspired by some of the past greats in Lincoln.
“Roy (Helu) last year, he was a guy I looked up to quite a bit. He was a great player, but also a great person. Seeing how he went about his business, and his daily routine,” Burkhead said.