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Huskers' Pelini expecting surprises from Illinois

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska coach Bo Pelini and his players will prepare for Illinois this week with the understanding that some of what his defense sees in Saturday night's Big Ten opener will not necessarily have been something they saw in film study. ''They're a little bit of a flavor-of-the-week type offense,'' Pelini said Monday. ''They have...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Defensive deficiencies resurface in Hurricanes' loss to Nebraska

After Week 1, fans blamed the offense and special teams. After Week 4, the defense received the brunt of criticism. No matter which way you look at it, the University of Miami sits at 2-2 with its Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division opener this Saturday against Duke at Sun Life Stadium. In both losses -- on the road at Louisville and Nebraska -- the Hurricanes failed to put...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Huskers see no need to celebrate their 4-0 start

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska has made it through non-conference play unbeaten for the first time in three years. Rest assured, no one in the Cornhuskers' camp is celebrating. The 21st-ranked Huskers (4-0) have endured embarrassing losses at least once in each of Bo Pelini's first six seasons. That is in the backs of their minds - and, no doubt, the fans' - as they go...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami can't slow Ameer Abdullah in road loss to Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Ameer Abdullah ran 35 times for 229 yards to lead a punishing ground game, and No. 24 Nebraska celebrated the 20th anniversary of its 1994 national championship team with an emotional 41-31 victory over Miami on Saturday night. The Cornhuskers (4-0) will start Big Ten play next week off a performance that drew a Memorial Stadium record crowd of 91,585 that came...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami can't slow Ameer Abdullah in road loss to Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Ameer Abdullah ran 35 times for 229 yards to lead a punishing ground game, and No. 24 Nebraska celebrated the 20th anniversary of its 1994 national championship team with an emotional 41-31 victory over Miami on Saturday night. The Cornhuskers (4-0) will start Big Ten play next week off a performance that drew a Memorial Stadium record crowd of 91,585 that came...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes at Nebraska Cornhuskers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Miami Hurricanes and Nebraska Cornhuskers will face off against one another. Miami (2-1) will be looking to knock off No. 24 Nebraska (3-0) will they visit Lincoln on Saturday. Coverage of the game between Nebraska and Miami will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, NE. The Odds: The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7 point...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Game Preview and Prediction

There’s plenty of history between Miami and Nebraska, but when these two teams play on Saturday night, the focus will shift to 2014 and two...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: The 1984 Orange Bowl, the Fumblerooski and going for two

On Saturday, two storied programs will meet in a game that isn’t widely anticipated. #24 Nebraska will host Miami in a game that would have likely been for all the marbles in the 80s and 90s. Now it’s just another game on the docket. Let’s travel back to a time when this game meant everything…. The year was 1983 and under Tom Osborne, Nebraska was destroying their competition...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: The 1984 Orange Bowl, the Fumblerooski and going for two

On Saturday, two storied programs will meet in a game that isn’t widely anticipated. #24 Nebraska will host Miami in a game that would have likely been for all the marbles in the 80s and 90s. Now it’s just another game on the docket. Let’s travel back to a time when this game meant everything…. The year was 1983 and under Tom Osborne, Nebraska was destroying their competition...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska vs. Miami (FL) – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

Kaaya, a true freshman, will start vs. the Huskers. There was a time when this contest would have been, by far, the biggest game on a college football Saturday’s slate of contests. Four of the last five meetings between Nebraska and Miami have produced the national champion – an incredible statistic. Neither of the two programs are at the level they were when they last met in...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami, No. 24 Nebraska will harken glorious pasts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Whenever they run into each other at a function for Heisman Trophy winners, Mike Rozier reminds Gino Torretta of their schools' shared history. ''If you guys wouldn't have beaten us,'' the 1983 winner for Nebraska tells the 1992 winner for Miami, ''you wouldn't have went on the run you had. We put the Miami program on the map...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Buffett Wins First-Ever Sports Bet

It turns out Warren Buffett may be as good at predicting football outcomes as he is at reading the markets.The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, who is reportedly worth upwards of $65 billion, laid down his first-ever wager at a Las Vegas sports book over the weekend. Buffett bet $550 at the MGM Grand on his alma mater, the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Because the Cornhuskers easily covered the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Warren Buffett Makes First Ever Sports Bet On Nebraska -12.5, Wins $500

Warren Buffett is worth over $67 billion, but he didn’t make his fortune gambling on sports. In fact, Buffett reportedly placed his first sports bet this weekend, laying $550 on his home-state Nebraska Cornhuskers to cover a 12.5 point spread at Fresno State. Naturally, it worked out for him. Nebraska won easily, 55-19, and Buffett is a few hundred bucks richer. Warren Buffett...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska hammers Fresno State 55-19

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a 70-yard touchdown pass on the fourth play from scrimmage and Ameer Abdullah scored on a 57-yard run on Nebraska's next play to lead the Cornhuskers to a 55-19 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night. De'Mornay Pierson-El added an 86-yard punt return touchdown and Imani Cross scored on a 62-yard run for the Cornhuskers ...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebrasaka Cornhuskers vs. Fresno State Bulldogs: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two teams headed in opposite directions will meet when the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Fresno State Bulldogs meet. Coverage of the game between Nebraska and Fresno State will air on the CBS Sprots Network beginning at 10:30 pm ET from Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, CA. The Odds: The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10.5 point favorites against the Fresno State Bulldogs. The over/under...
Via Tireball.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Bo Pelini Takes Hilarious Selfie With Fan In Classic Stone-Face Form At Coffee Shop

The Nebraska football team is 2-0 through two games, but the most recent Huskers’ win didn’t provide much to be happy about.  Thanks to an incredible touchdown reception by star running back Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska scraped by FCS McNeese State, 31-24. Following the contest, Bo Pelini said the Huskers’ locker room was as somber as he’s ever seen after a victory.  Pelini...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp is Making the Incredible Look Easy

Prior to the start of the 2014 college football season no one outside of Lincoln, Nebraska (and maybe his home town) had ever heard of Cornhuskers sophomore wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp. After two weeks of the season he is on his way to becoming one of the most well-known receivers in the game.Yeah, a number of guys have produced more than him, but no one is making the incredible...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah Saves Nebraska

TED KIRK/Lincoln Journal StarMcNeese State, yes McNeese State almost pulled off an upset that the word stunning would not apply.  Shocking wouldn't even be strong enough either.The Cowboys from Lake Charles, Louisiana came to Lincoln and hung with the Cornhuskers.In fact with the game tied at 24 with 20 seconds left until Nebraska finally got a big play.Ameer Abdullah took a...
Via Online Sports Guys
16 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 19 Nebraska escapes McNeese State on RB Abdullah's last-minute TD

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Ameer Abdullah's jaw-dropping 58-yard touchdown on a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left and allowed No. 19 Nebraska to beat second-tier McNeese State 31-24 on Saturday. McNeese State had erased a 10-point deficit to tie it 24-all with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 left, and they were facing third...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Avoids Upset Vs. McNeese State With Incredible Game-Winning TD (Video)

Nebraska and McNeese State appeared headed for overtime Saturday with the score tied 24-24 with under a minute to play in the fourth quarter. The Corn Huskers avoided a potential upset versus the FCS school with an amazing 58-yard touchdown catch by Ameer Abdullah. The senior running back broke at least four tackles on his way to the endzone, and nearly went down when three...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Jamal Turner Tears Achilles

Nebraska escaped a huge upset today by beating 35-pt underdog, McNeese State, in the final minutes of the game. However, the Huskers suffered a huge blow to their offense. Head coach Bo Pelini has confirmed that Jamal Turner has torn his Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season. Jamal Turner suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon (out for year) and Kenny Bell is day to day...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah breaks about five tackles on awesome winning TD (Video)

Credit Ameer Abdullah for saving Nebraska from embarrassment on Saturday. The Huskers were tied with McNeese State 24-24 late in the game and facing the prospect of losing to a cupcake. Luckily Abdullah made a game-breaking play. The senior running back caught a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. and broke about five tackles before breaking […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah Breaks 5 Tackles On The Way To A 58 Yard Game-Winning Touchdown Reception

Things had been too close for comfort for Nebraska all afternoon against FCS squad McNeese State, but when they needed him the most, star running back Ameer Abdullah broke off a ridiculous 58-yard touchdown. Abdullah, who is making his mark as one of the nation’s best skill position players in 2014, broke five tackles on the go-ahead touchdown, giving the Cornhuskers a 31-24 lead...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WRs Kenny Bell, Jamal Turner Both Appear To Be Injured, Out For Second Half Of Game

Nebraska is currently having some difficulty putting away its Week 2 opponent, McNeese State. The Huskers lead the FCS team, 21-14, midway through the contest’s third quarter.  The score of the game isn’t the only problem for Bo Pelini’s team, though. Two of quarterback Tommy Armstrong’s favorite targets–senior wideouts Kenny Bell and Jamal Turner–are both in street...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Nebraska’s Jordan Westerkamp Makes An Insane One-Handed Catch

Last week, Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp made headlines after he hauled in one of the best catches that we’ve ever seen. This week, Westerkamp’s at it again, as he made a crazy catch during Nebraska’s game against McNeese State. While it wasn’t nearly as nice as his behind-the-back effort from a week ago, this week’s one-handed grab while he’s being blanketed...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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