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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Andrew Rodriguez has had his patience tested at Nebraska.
The offensive lineman showed up in 2010 as one of the Cornhuskers' most celebrated recruits. He came out of 2012 wondering if he would ever fulfill the expectations that followed him to Lincoln.
''It's the worst feeling when you're told you have all this potential and it's not coming out,'' he said. ''It eats away at you. Is it my effort? What is it? Once you figure it out, you start to see the positive things coming out. It's smooth sailing from here.''
Coaches and teammates say Rodriguez, a self-described introvert, has exuded confidence in preseason practices. Asked about that, Rodriguez said it's the result of his gaining a firm grasp of the no-huddle offense and developing the endurance needed to stay on the field for more than a couple of plays at a time.
When the 18th-ranked Huskers open against W...
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STATUE OF LIBERTY
Nebraska QB commit Zach Darlington plays for the football powerhouse Apopka High. His school was one of the schools fortunate enough to have a game on ESPN and on 3rd and 16, they executed a perfect Statue of Liberty play. Darlington handed the ball of to his wide receiver Ray Ray Smith, who took the ball 72 yards into the end zone. Unfortunately for Darlington, he took a huge...
It's nice to see that Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini isn't above laughing at his own infamous temper.
Pelini did so last week when he pulled a prank for the ages on his Cornhusker players.
During a team meeting, Pelini had a cell phone go off in the bag of defensive tackle Thad Randle - who was in on the joke. Pelini has a strict "no cell phone" policy in team...
Be advised: Nebraska Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini will not take you to the movies until he has successfully pranked you into thinking he’s a crazy person.
With the help of 5th year senior Thad Randle, Pelini recently pulled off an elaborate prank that targeted his entire team. During one of Pelini’s recent team meetings (in which there is a strict ‘no cell phone’ policy),...
(Eds: Adds details. Update planned after 4 p.m. CT Wyoming availability. With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Nebraska has won a nation-leading 27 straight openers, and the margin has been at least 10 points in 26 of them.
Even if Saturday night's game against Wyoming turns out the same way - the No. 18 Cornhuskers are four-touchdown favorites - the coaching...
Zack Darlington is the quarterback for high school powerhouse Apopka High, and he’s committed (verbally) to the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Today, he was involved in one of the prettiest plays you’ll ever see, a perfectly executed Statue of Liberty.
On 3rd and 16, this was apparently the right call for Apopka. Darlington handed it off to wide receiver Ray Ray Smith who went 72 yards...
In our Nebraska Cornhuskers football preview, we break down the best case and worst case scenarios for 2013, as well as predictions for the upcoming season.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers kick off this weekend and with it will come official visitors. This running back from Florida will visit Nebraska for the second game of the season.