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Photos: Nebraska Has Awarded Blackshirts To Its Starting Defensive Unit

Last year, it took until late October for Nebraska’s coaching staff to hand out the blackshirts – practice jerseys historically given to the team’s first-string defensive unit. With former head coach Bo Pelini gone, however, the process was apparently a little more traditional this year. Mike Riley has awarded the team’s defensive starters their apparel a few days ahead of...
Via College Spun
5 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Nine-win steak is real, and it matters

On Friday, friend, fellow Athlon Sports contributor and hardest working Nebraska blogger on the face of the planet, Brandon Cavanaugh, took to his keyboard with one goal in mind: devalue the significance of Bo Pelini’s 7-year streak of winning at least nine games at Nebraska. Brandon decided to raise and carry the flag of the fans and media members in Husker Nation who are tired...
Via Know It All Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers' Lewis goes from jail in 2014 to team captain in '15

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska offensive lineman Alex Lewis doesn't run away from that spring night in 2013 that threatened to derail his football career. He owns it but refuses to let it define him. It was 15 months ago that he walked out of a Colorado jail where he served almost a month for his role in an alcohol-fueled assault. Now he's one of the Cornhuskers' team captains, just...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Country artist Heidi Merrill writes anthem for Nebraska

One aspiring country star has turned her love for college football and the Nebraska Cornhuskers into a potential hit song titled, “Cornhusker Strong.” The singer, Heidi Merrill, wrote the Nebraska anthem which features shots of Memorial Stadium, Nebraska football jerseys and men in uniform, along with — you guessed it! — corn fields. Well done, Miss Merrill. The song actually...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Country Artist Heidi Merrill Wrote An Anthem For Nebraska, Titled “Cornhusker Strong”

If you’re a fan of both country music and the Nebraska Cornhuskers, well, then we’ve got a treat for you. Earlier this week, a Nebraska fan named Heidi Merrill, who is also an aspiring country music artist, released a music video for her song “Cornhusker Strong.” In the clip, Merrill dances in Memorial Stadium, wears a Nebraska jersey and frolics in cornfields. Will it become...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska DE Ross Dzuris sports handlebar mustache in media photo (Video)

Nebraska Cornhuskers junior defensive end Ross Dzuris sports an old-fashioned handlebar mustache in his latest head shot, making it the early nominee for most noteworthy media photo of the 2015 college football season. Proudly presenting the 2015 CFB head shot of the year: Nebraska DE Ross Dzuris pic.twitter.com/ilgKzwBWk3— Paul Myerberg (@PaulMyerberg) August 27, 2015Kudos to...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregory's work to impress Cowboys now showing on field, too

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- At times this summer, Randy Gregory would sign autographs and give interviews until Dallas team personnel had to just about pull him off the field during training camp. The rookie defensive end from Nebraska has been trying to make a good impression, most notably with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, since conduct issues caused him to slide to the end of the second...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregory's work to impress Cowboys now showing on field, too

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) At times this summer, Randy Gregory would sign autographs and give interviews until Dallas team personnel had to just about pull him off the field during training camp. The rookie defensive end from Nebraska has been trying to make a good impression, most notably with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, since conduct issues caused him to slide to the end of the second...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ross Dzuris has best headshot photo in college football

Ross Dzuris is a junior defensive end for the Nebraska Cornhuskers and he has been getting quite a bit of publicity. He isn’t getting publicity for anything that he did on the football field, but rather because of the headshot that teams take of all of their players. Dzuris is sporting a classy and impressive mustache and definitely has the best headshot in all of college football...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football Player Wins The Internet With Headshot Picture

As someone with a goatee, I know and appreciate good looking facial hair. You can line it up thin or shave in some cool designs, but it is an amazing thing to see someone take pride in how their facial hair looks. The 2015 Nebraska Cornhuskers have a player who knows what it means to have a great look. Defensive end Ross Dzuris showcased his style in the best of places … during...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers LB says team feels 'disrespected'

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are coming fresh off a season where they lost four games and fired their head coach, Bo Pelini. The new head man in town, Mike Riley was a relative unknown to Husker fans and players but has gained respect quickly. However, according to starting linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey, the team does not get enough respect. Here is what he told the Lincoln Journal Star...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Rose-Ivey says Nebraska feels disrespected

When you are in a division with the likes of the reigning defending champion Ohio State Buckeyes, Michigan State Spartans and Michigan Wolverines (thanks, Jim Harbaugh), there is a good chance that you will get overlooked. Like many schools in the Big Ten, that is the case with the Nebraska Cornhuskers. However, with a rich football history, the Cornhuskers aren’t used to being...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Kentucky players ruled to be ineligible by NCAA

Two former Nebraska Cornhusker players have been denied a hardship waiver and will not be eligible to compete for the Wildcats this season after transferring into the football program during the offseason. Linebacker Courtney Love and tight end Greg Hart will now both be forced to sit out the season due to NCAA transfer rules. Both will be eligible to play for the Wildcats in 2016...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops: NCAA rules Love, Hart ineligible for this season

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky coach Mark Stoops says the NCAA has denied hardship waiver requests by linebacker Courtney Love and tight end Greg Hart to play this season for the Wildcats after transferring from Nebraska. Stoops said after Monday's practice that the school is appealing the NCAA's decision on Love, who arrived in Lexington in January. Love and Hart had hoped to become...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA Denies Love, Hart’s Appeal

Kentucky’s two transfers from Nebraska, Courtney Love and Greg Hart, have both had their appeals to play this season without having to sit out denied by the NCAA. Both players are originally from Ohio, but had originally gone to Nebraska before deciding to transfer to UK. According to Mark Stoops, Kentucky is still appealing Courtney […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
6 days ago  |  Discuss

This Nebraska hype video will get your blood pumping

Over the past few weeks, we have seen our fair share of hype videos. Some feature highlights from past season, others show motivational speeches and others combine the two. In a hype video for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, you get to see a little bit of everything. From the great tunnel walk, to incredible speeches and highlights of the proud tradition that is Cornhusker football, this...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Nebraska Cornhuskers are looking to build off a 9-4 season in 2014 while replacing several key members of their offense. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Nebraska’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Nebraska Cornhuskers

***Starting off this year’s Nebraska preview with the annual disclosure that I am a Nebraska fan, and as such, am subject to the caprices, vagaries, and whims of my soul. #GBR #GBR #GBR*** The Mike Riley hire wasn’t really that extraordinary in a big-picture sense. Schools hire guys who made hay at a smaller school [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Nebraska Cornhuskers...
Via No Coast Bias
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska won't rush Pierson-El back from injury

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska coach Mike Riley is not setting a timetable for De'Mornay Pierson-El's return from an injury. Pierson-El broke his right foot while making a cut during a practice this week, and Riley initially said the wide receiver and return specialist probably would be out six to eight weeks. Riley told reporters Thursday he believes Pierson-El would play ''a good...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR/PR De’Mornay Pierson-El out 6-8 weeks

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver and punt return specialist De’Mornay Pierson-El injured his foot in practice today and will be out for the next six to eight weeks. Pierson-El’s injury was reported on Twitter by Big Ten Network’s Sean Merriman and Sean Callahan of HuskerOnline, part of Rivals. BREAKING: Nebraska receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El suffered a foot injury in Tuesday’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers lose All-American returner for six weeks with foot injury

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have been dealt a big blow to their offense and special teams. Sophomore sensation De'Mornay Pierson-EL will be sidelined six to eight weeks with a foot injury.  Here is the full statement sent to media by Mike Riley: "Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley announced Wednesday that sophomore wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El suffered a foot injury in Tuesday’s...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brace Yourselves: Nebraska’s Spin Machine is Coming in Wake of Pierson-El Injury

Are you ready? Here it comes. News broke today that Nebraska wide receiver/punt returner/best player De’Mornay Pierson-El is going to miss the next 6-8 weeks with a foot injury discovered after Tuesday’s practice. This is bad — real bad. And for the first hour or two, fans and media are going to react as if it’s bad. And they should. Again, this is Nebraska’s most talented...
Via Know It All Football
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Could De’Mornay Pierson-El be back just in time to save Huskers season?

Mike Riley knows what to do with gifted wide receivers, just ask Brandin Cooks what that’s like. With speedy De’Mornay Pierson-El rounding in to a true wide receiver and not just a kick and punt return novelty, hope was there for a dynamic Nebraska passing attack developing quickly in 2015. That hope is now sidelined for six to eight weeks, as the Huskers announced Pierson-El...
Via Talking 10
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley knows 9 wins, bad losses not good enough at Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Mike Riley would appear to have a tough act to follow at Nebraska, replacing a coach who never won fewer than nine games. A deeper look at the numbers indicate there's plenty of room for improvement in a program that once prided itself on being in the annual national championship conversation but now has gone 15 years without a conference title. The Cornhuskers...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lesnar 69 Jersey, Nebraska Cornhuskers Bank Robbery & Bilzerian’s Baggage Handlers

  Michigan fans still running their mouths I mentioned yesterday on Twitter that I made a quick Costco run on...
Via Busted Coverage
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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