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Nebraska opening up Memorial Stadium for Pokemon Go players

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are opening their doors to the latest craze to sweep humanity, Pokemon Go. The university announced on Tuesday that they will be opening the gates to Memorial Stadium on Thursday for Pokemon Go players to try to catch them all in the popular augmented reality game. Guys, you don't need to jump the fence to catch Pokemon at the stadium. We'll let you in...
Via The Comeback
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Tommy Armstrong ready to lead Nebraska

The 2015 college football season for the University of Nebraska was one full of moral victories, heart-breaking losses and learning experiences. Unfortunately, all of those experiences led to a disappointing 6-7 record. Although the record wasn’t great, there is reason to believe the Huskers will return to the college football spotlight in 2016. One of those reasons is quarterback...
Via EndZoneScore
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA D1 committee sets new rules for bowl game eligibilty

The days of 5-7 football teams making bowl games could be over, at least for one year. On Wednesday, the NCAA Division 1 rules committee passed a mandate that all bowl games must be filled with teams that finished 6-6 ahead of any team that is 5-7 making a game. It hadn’t been an issue until last year, when a record 40 bowl games were on the docket. With just 77 teams compiling...
Via The Comeback
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrew White leaving Nebraska with graduate transfer

In 2014, the Nebraska Cornhuskers made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998, but it doesn’t look like they are on their way back this year. They will lose a big part of their backcourt as guard Andrew White will leave with a graduate transfer. The Cornhuskers announced the move in a statement on Monday, which comes for White just a month after he left the NBA Draft...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 5-Star Wide Receivers Enjoy Visit At Nebraska

Nebraska’s football program isn’t really known as a “Wide Receivers U,” but the Huskers are trending that way.  Mike Riley’s team could have the best wide receivers’ unit in the Big Ten this fall and elite talent could be on the way to Lincoln, Neb. at the position.  The Huskers already have commitments from two four-star wide receivers – Jaevon McQuitty and Keyshawn...
Via College Spun
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Rape survivor shares her story with Nebraska football players

At a time when the sports world is littered with headlines regarding acts of domestic violence and sexual assault off the football field, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley finally worked out a time and place to deliver on a promise to share a unique perspective with his players in Lincoln. Riley invited Brenda Tracy, a survivor of gang-rape by four men at Oregon State, to share her...
Via The Comeback
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Riley issues statement after rape victim speaks to team

Nebraska head coach Mike Riley is no stranger to controversy when it comes to his football players getting into big trouble. Nearly two decades ago, two of his players at Oregon State were involved in a four-person gang rape of a woman. On Wednesday, he finally came face-to-face with that woman, Brenda Tracy, and she seemed to be pretty forgiving of him. She even was willing to speak...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Riley shows Huskers players what true accountability looks like in Tracy meeting

The story of Brenda Tracy isn’t likely one many across the nation, let alone those in Lincoln, Neb. knew much about until very recently. However, Tracy’s story of a brutal gang-rape suffered at the hands of four men back in 1998, two of which played on the Oregon State football, is a powerful one given today’s landscape in college football and college campuses in general. It...
Via Talking 10
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Riley invites woman to share story of being assaulted by his former players

LINCOLN, Neb. — A woman who said she was raped by two Oregon State football players and two other men in 1998 while Mike Riley was the head coach of the Beavers spoke Wednesday to Riley's Nebraska team about her experience.''As part of our ongoing educational efforts, I invited Brenda Tracy to Lincoln, to share her experiences with the young men in our program,'' Riley said in...
Via AP on Fox
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Preview: Predicting the 2016 schedule

While the first season of Mike Riley at the helm of the Nebraska Cornhuskers didn’t go exactly as planned, the second season should be less about transition and more about getting things going in the right direction. In the case of the 2016 Huskers, what does the right direction look like? That’s where our staff comes in handy as we give you our game-by-game predictions for the...
Via Talking 10
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers: Around the Campus 2016

Welcome back for another installment in Talking 10’s “Nebraska Week” series. Although most of our articles for “Nebraska Week” are focusing on football, this is our weekly chance to check in on all the other athletic success stories going on in Lincoln. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of 2015-16 and how that will project forward for Husker fans in 2016...
Via Talking 10
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Preview: A look at the 2016 offense

Year two of the Mike Riley era begins and questions abound about where this team is heading. That will happen after a rare losing season in Lincoln, Neb. It will also happen when the offense sputtered so often and plenty of holes are left on the roster. Riley went in to the offseason having seen an offense that actually worked in the Foster Farms Bowl victory and finding a way to...
Via Talking 10
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Preview: 2015 sees change, but was it a good thing?

With Shawn Eichorst finally pulling the plug on what seemed to be a brutal relationship between himself and Bo Pelini, a new era was going to be had for the Nebraska Cornhuskers in 2015. That era was surprisingly led by Oregon State stalwart Mike Riley, and with the surprise hire came much scrutiny. How did the first season of the Mike Riley era play out? The Good As if there would...
Via Talking 10
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska could lose 54-year sellout streak

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have sold out every home game for the last 54 years, but that could come to an end with the 2016 season. Earlier this week, it was reported that the team still has 1,400 season tickets available for the 2016 season, however, athletic director Shawn Eichorst does not seem to be worried about the football program at this point. “We’re pleased and confident...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska's 54-year sellout streak could be in jeopardy

Nebraska holds the nation’s longest sellout streak in college football — as the Cornhuskers have sold out every home game since way back in 1962. But it’s possible that the 2016 season sees the end of the 54-year feat. Unless, of course, more fans gobble up tickets. It was reported this past Monday that Nebraska still has 1,400 season tickets available. While school AD Shawn...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. catches massive catfish

Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. seems to be improving on the field for the Cornhuskers, but he proved that he does not need to improve his fishing skills. The Texas native showed off the giant catfish he caught when he was back home for a visit on Tuesday. He posted a photo of him struggling to hold the fish, which is at least three feet long, to his Instagram Tuesday night...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong Can Barely Lift The Catfish He Caught

Tommy Armstrong Jr. may be the starting quarterback at Nebraska, but he’s a Texas boy, born and bred. And on Wednesday, he decided to make that clear by posting a photo to Instagram of the huge blue catfish he caught while back in his home state. Looks like he’s having trouble holding that thing up. Everything's bigger in Texas !!!!!!! A photo posted by Tommy Armstrong...
Via College Spun
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 OT Matt Sichterman commits to Nebraska

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have landed one of the top players in the state of Ohio. On Sunday morning, Matt Sichterman, a three-star offensive tackle from Kings Mills (OH), announced his commitment to the program after a visit this weekend. “First, I cant explain how blessed and grateful I am to have this opportunity to live out my childhood dream to play college football,” Sichterman...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska man wants to ban balloon release at Husker games

A Nebraska man is saying no to a University of Nebraska tradition. As the Lincoln Journal-Star reports, the university is being sued in a legal effort to stop the Huskers balloon release tradition. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court Tuesday, Randall Krause said the mass balloon release results in the open dumping of solid waste, which is prohibited under the Resource...
Via The Comeback
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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
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