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Video: Nebraska’s Tim Miles nearly pukes while riding with Blue Angels

Nebraska Cornhuskers men’s basketball coach Tim Miles received the rare opportunity to ride with the Blue Angels of the U.S. Navy. As you would expect, Miles had his fair share of nerves before taking off for his epic flight. .@CoachMiles getting ready for takeoff‼️ pic.twitter.com/ONu06FeIcH — Nebraska Basketball (@HuskerHoops) May 3, 2016 The Nebraska basketball Twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska commit Keyshawn Johnson Jr. to meet with Lane Kiffin

Alabama appears to be pursuing one of Nebraska’s top 2017 commits.  The Crimson Tide are reportedly going after Keyshawn Johnson Jr., the son of the NFL wideout, who’s a four-star wide receiver out of California.  Adam Gorney of Rivals.com is reporting that Johnson Jr. will be meeting with Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin on Thursday.  #RollTide asst coach Lane...
Via College Spun
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Recap: Where Every Nebraska Player Was Picked

The first 2016 NFL Draft of the Mike Riley era at Nebraska was a pretty good one.  The Huskers had four former players taken over the draft’s seven rounds – Maliek Collins, Andy Janovich, Alex Lewis and Vincent Valentine.  Here’s where those four players ended up: .@SavageSevv to America’s Team!!! Congrats big man! #ProBigRed pic.twitter.com/oyetPJpKh3 — Nebraska Football...
Via College Spun
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State, Nebraska WR Coaches Appear To Subtweet Each Other About Recruiting

Ohio State has controlled the college football recruiting scene in the Big Ten for years now, consistently hauling in top 10 classes year in and year out. But while the Buckeyes look to keep control, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are gaining momentum, adding four commitments to their 2017 class in the month of April alone. Things are heating up on the recruiting trail, and that was evident...
Via College Spun
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson throws playful jab at reporter

Nebraska has gained significant momentum on the recruiting trail as of late, landing another big commitment in four-star linebacker Avery Roberts Thursday afternoon. Mike Riley and staff should receive most of the credit for the job they’ve done on the trail, but they’re not the only ones who have made an impact. Current four-star wide receiver commit Keyshawn Johnson Jr., who...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska 4-Star Commit Keyshawn Johnson Jr. Has Hilarious Message To Fellow Recruits

Mike Riley’s first season as Nebraska’s coach was a rough one, but the 62-year-old coach’s first full recruiting cycle is shaping up to be pretty great.  The Huskers’ 2017 class is looking like it’ll be one of the best in the Big Ten. Nebraska landed a commitment today from a four-star linebacker, Avery Roberts, giving the program seven commitments, three of whom are four...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska sending 100 postcards to defensive tackle recruit Isaiah Johnson

Nebraska is showing serious initiative in landing a recruit. Today, Huskers staff tweeted a photo of a stack of 100 postcards, each with a reason to become a Cornhusker, addressed to an unnamed recruit who attended the Nebraska Spring Game, from Oklahoma. The top card states, “Nebraska has 35 players that played in the NFL for 10 years or longer. One of those guys is your D-line...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos/Video: Mike Riley Is Handing Out Ice Cream To Nebraska Students Today

Nebraska students, if you’re in the mood for some sweet treats today, track down head coach Mike Riley. He’s giving out free ice cream. Riley is hard to miss as he’s right near a giant inflatable Herbie Husker display.  .@UNLincoln students. Head for Herbie!@Coach_Riley is on here to hand out ice cream to students. pic.twitter.com/nWEXAk9wok — Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska to lose pair of veteran defensive linemen

Just as the college offseason is concluding, the careers of two veteran members of the Nebraska defense are as well. The Cornhuskers will be without linemen Greg McMullen and Kevin Williams going into the 2016 season. Per head coach Mike Riley, McMullen’s decision was a personal one. At first, he just wanted to take some time off to focus more on academics. But the decision has...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska DL Greg McMullen leaves to focus on academics

Many people tend to forget that college student-athletes are just that, student-athletes. The classroom is supposed to come first and, sadly, it sometimes does not, but for Nebraska defensive lineman Greg McMullen that is not the case. Head coach Mike Riley announced that McMullen was taking a leave of absence to turn his focus back on academics. There is no indication on how long...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska releases spring offense hype video

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are going through a rebuilding period. After firing infamous head coach Bo Pelini and hiring new head coach Mike Riley, the Huskers are expecting to turn around their football program, soon. They suffered a disappointing 2015, despite the general approval of Riley. They managed to scrape a bowl game and performed well against UCLA. Now, the Huskers are looking...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Releases Spring Offense Highlight Video

Nebraska had a disappointing 2015 season, but after an impressive victory over UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl, there is hope in Lincoln. Thursday, the program gave fans an interesting inside look at how the team’s offense is progressing this spring. In the below clip, head coach Mike Riley makes it clear that everyone – including the players and the members of his staff – is...
Via College Spun
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Another 2017 All-American Recruit Appears To Be Hinting At Nebraska Commitment

Mike Riley has something working for him very well on the 2017 recruiting trail.  On Monday, Nebraska received a commitment from four-star quarterback Tristan Gebbia, the high school teammate of four-star wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr., who is also committed to the Huskers. Riley’s ’17 class currently includes four commitments, three of whom are four-stars.  More top players...
Via College Spun
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

5-Star ATH Darnay Holmes Teases Possibility Of Nebraska Commitment After 4-Star Teammates Pledge To Huskers

Calabasas High School has a trio of big-time recruits in the 2017 class – five-star athlete Darnay Holmes, four-star quarterback Tristan Gebbia and four-star wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr.  Nebraska’s football program has received commitments from two of those players – Gebbia today and Johnson last month. Could Holmes be next? It’s a possibility.  The 5-foot-11, 180...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. Reacts To 4-Star QB Teammate Joining Him With Nebraska Commitment

Nebraska’s football program landed a massive commitment today, when Tristan Gebbia, a four-star quarterback in the 2017 class, pledged to the Huskers.  This is the second commitment Mike Riley has gotten in the ’17 class from Calabasas, Calif. Last month, Nebraska received a pledge from Gebbia’s high school teammate, four-star wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr.  The son...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Harvey Perlman takes shot at Bo Pelini in final address

Outgoing University of Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman gave his final address on Friday and took a shot at former Huskers football coach Bo Pelini while doing so, per Omaha.com. “I’m not going to do a Bo Pelini,” Perlman said as his audience laughed. “Do you know what a Bo Pelini is?” Perlman continued. “It is defined in the urban dictionary as an expletive-laced...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Outgoing Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman Took A Shot At Bo Pelini During His Final Address

Flickr/GoIowaState Bo Pelini’s exit at Nebraska was famously marred by an expletive-laden rant. by the former Cornhuskers coach delivered to his team. That may have occurred a year and a half ago, but Nebraska’s outgoing chancellor Harvey Perlman still clearly holds some resentment for his former football coach, and took a big jab at him during his final address on Friday. From...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Keyshawn Johnson Jr commits to Nebraska

It’s always fun seeing where the offspring of former pro football stars decide to go to college. Today, Keyshawn Johnson committed to the Nebraska Cornhuskers for the class of 2017. Johnson is a wide receiver who gained 944 yards on 64 receptions last season with six touchdowns. Keyshawn Johnson Jr. has always followed in his dad's footsteps, but will he blaze his own path now...
Via The Student Section
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson Tweets Reason For Son Choosing Nebraska

2017 four-star wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. announced his commitment Wednesday afternoon in an awesome Bleacher Report video, ultimately choosing Nebraska over USC – his father’s alma mater. For Johnson Jr., it was all about paving his own path. But following his son’s commitment, the former NFL star shed a little more light on the reason for choosing Nebraska over...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. commits to Nebraska

Nebraska’s 2017 recruiting class landed a monster commitment Wednesday morning, beating out Alabama, USC and Ohio State in the process.  Four-star wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr., out of Mission Viejo (CA), is rated as the No. 27 wide out in the class by 247 Sports. On Wednesday, he announced his decision to commit to the Huskers in this awesome Bleacher Report video. Keyshawn...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Brandon Reilly cited for DUI

The Nebraska Cornhuskers finished the 2015 season 6-7 as they were one of the three 5-7 teams to be invited to and win a bowl game. They are looking to build off of that into 2016, but they may have to do it without second-leading wide receiver Brandon Reilly. Reilly was pulled over Saturday night for driving 65 in a 60 mph zone and making an illegal turn. He was cited for DUI first...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Darlington future is at receiver instead of QB with Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) First there was the head injury that looked as if it might end his career. Then there was the coaching change that turned him from Nebraska's quarterback of the future into the guy occupying the bottom rung of the depth chart with little chance to rise. Springs are for fresh starts, and Zack Darlington is out to make the most of his. His quarterback days now...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers upset by Cornhuskers in Big Ten tournament

INDIANAPOLIS -- Shavon Shields scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead 11th-seeded Nebraska to a 70-58 victory over No. 6 seed Wisconsin in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament Thursday night.Nebraska (16-17) will face No. 3 seed Maryland in Friday's quarterfinals. Wisconsin (20-12), the defending Big Ten Tournament champion, was eliminated in its first...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska beats Wisconsin 70-58 in Big Ten tournament

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Shavon Shields scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead 11th-seeded Nebraska to a 70-58 victory over No. 6 seed Wisconsin in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament Thursday night. Nebraska (16-17) will face No. 3 seed Maryland in Friday's quarterfinals. Wisconsin (20-12), the defending Big Ten Tournament champion, was eliminated in its...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Releases Short “Work Hard In Silence” Hype Video

Nebraska football had a disappointing 2015 season, but the campaign did end on a high note after an impressive victory over UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl. This spring, the Cornhuskers are looking to capitalize on that momentum as they attempt to turn things around in Mike Riley’s second go-around in Lincoln.  Monday, the school posted a one-minute hype video, titled “Work Hard...
Via College Spun
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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