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Nebraska is known for corn. Iowa is known for corn. Combine the two, throw in some pigskin, and you get the corniest name for a college football game possible. In the spirit of the Big Ten's "Leaders" and "Legends" division monikers, Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne joined his Iowa counterpart Gary Barta to announce that the new Cornhuskers-Hawkeyes annual rivalry will be called the "Heroes Game."
"The schools are taking this "Heroes" tag seriously. They plan to recognize one Iowa citizen and one Nebraskan for an extraordinary act prior to each year's game. Friends, neighbors or co-workers can nominate people for the heroes distinction, and those chosen will be honored on the field during the game and will have their name and hometown etched on the Heroes Game trophy. The schools also plan to use proceeds from the game to benefit the Iowa and Nebraska chapters of the American Red Cross."
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At the 2011 Big Ten Media Days, Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini addressed the media for the first time since the Spring Game. You can read the transcript of Coach Pelini's interview right here if you like. But in case you haven't noticed already, Coach doesn't always say the most interesting things at pressers. So, in an effort to make it more interesting, we've converted...
Nebraska's defense is definitely getting some respect from its new neighbors.
Seniors Jared Crick and Lavonte David were among 12 players selected by a media panel to the Big Ten's inaugural Players to Watch list on Thursday. The list replaces the traditional preseason all-conference list.
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Quarterback Cody Green has announced he's transferring from Nebraska to Tulsa.
Green joins Tulsa the same week quarterback Shavodrick Beaver said he was transferring from the Hurricane.
Green must sit out this season and then will have two years of eligibility. He decided to leave Nebraska after getting beaten out by Taylor Martinez for the starter's job last fall and having...
Nebraska linebacker Lavonte David is already tabbed as one of the conference's best players and the senior has yet to play a down in the Big Ten. Check out some generic Big Ten Media Day video of David talking about the upcoming season.
The least you should know about the 2011 Cornhuskers. Part of Big Ten Week.
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As Husker fans sit and wait for Bubba Starling's pending life changing decision, so does Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini.
Big Ten media days focused on two things: Jim Tressel and the addition of Nebraska to the conference. Coach Bo Pelini is confident his team will thrive in their new surroundings, and Brett McMurphy says expect the Cornhuskers to make an immediate impact.
Like most seasons, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini and his staff conducted extra research on the new teams on the schedule.
Nebraska's move to the Big Ten felt a little more real today, as head coach Bo Pelini walked to the podium to address the media.
Quarterback Cody Green has announced he's transferring from Nebraska to Tulsa. Green joins Tulsa the same week quarterback Shavodrick Beaver said he was transferring from the Hurricane. Green must sit out this season and then will have two years of eligibility. He decided to leave Nebraska after getting beaten out by Taylor Martinez for the starter's job last fall and having...
Nebraska defensive standouts Lavonte David and Jared Crick were among the 12 players recognized, as the Big Ten announced its inaugural football Players to Watch list.