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2016 QB Patrick O’Brien Commits to Nebraska

Three-star quarterback and Class of 2016 recruit Patrick O’Brien, of San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano, California, has committed to the University of Nebraska. O’Brien made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. I'm really excited and honored to announce I'm committing to the Univ. of Nebraska #BigRedFam16 pic.twitter.com/tVrKKoAsOK — Patrick O'Brien...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Huskers nab second 2016 QB commit with Patrick O'Brien

Quarterbacks can make or break your recruiting classes. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are currently sitting pretty after getting their second quarterback commitment from pro-style prospect Patrick O'Brien.  The California gunslinger gave his commit in person to offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf on Thursday. He is currently a three-star prospect according to Scout.com and is the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Huskers' WR De'Mornay Pierson-El incredible catches

Nebraska Cornhuskers WR De'Mornay Pierson-El made a great first impression on his new head coach Mike Riley to the point to Riley can't help himself from complimenting him at all times.Now a couple videos have been released curtesy of 247 Sports of the speedy wideout putting in work at his high school. In the first video, he channels his inner Odell Beckham and makes a leaping one...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska DB Boaz Joseph fined $300 for marijuana possession

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska reserve defensive back Boaz Joseph has been fined $300 for marijuana possession. Joseph had a charge for possession of drug paraphernalia dropped during his sentencing Tuesday in Lancaster County Court. University police last month found marijuana in a tobacco tin in Joseph's room at his Lincoln apartment. Officers were there to execute a search warrant...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska WR De’Mornay Pierson-El Can Levitate

We know that the Nebraska Cornhuskers have some amazing athletes. I mean, who can forget the amazing hit that Kenny Bell made against Wisconsin that was called a penalty a few years ago? Now, Husker receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El has showed fans everywhere that he has been taking lessons from Criss Angel. Another body pic.twitter.com/bXIZHcwkKc — CallmeOak (@OkkyTheGee) May 19...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Martinez cleared to play immediately

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State linebacker Drake Martinez will be eligible to play in 2015 after receiving a waiver from the Big Ten. Martinez, a junior college transfer, will have three years of eligibility remaining. He started eight games in 2014 for Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. Martinez began his college career at Nebraska, where he redshirted in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Husker DB Forced to Pay Fine in Marijuana Case

No matter its positive qualities and the fact that four states have cleared the use of recreational marijuana, it is still illegal when it comes to the NCAA. Apparently Nebraska cornerback Boaz Joseph wasn’t given that memo. Joseph was slapped with a $300 fine after he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge that stemmed from an April 16 investigation, according...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska adds Arkansas St. to 2017 schedule

We haven't played a game in 2015 let alone 2016, but there is some news about the Nebraska Cornhuskers 2017 schedule.  They have rounded out their 2017 out of conference slate with a home game against the Arkansas State Red Wolves. This isn't the first time these teams have gotten together on the field. The last two games were also in Lincoln, in 2009 and 2012. Nebraska came out...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes announce football game time for Nebraska Cornhuskers -- and two other 2015 games

How does 3:30 p.m. sound to you for Nebraska at Miami? The Hurricanes announced three game times and four television slots today for three of their football matchups. The Nebraska Cornhuskers will come to Sun Life Stadium (gulp -- I swear I almost wrote "The Orange Bowl'') on Sept. 19 for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff. The game will be aired on either ABC or ESPN. UM's 2015 opener against...
Via Eye on the U
7 days ago

Mike Riley talks with team to find out why the chose Nebraska

Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Mike Riley is taking a unique approach to figure out how he can lure more top players to Lincoln. According to a report, Riley spent last week conducting one-on-one interviews with his current Nebraska players to determine why they ultimately decided to commit to the Cornhuskers. From FootballScoop.com: Mike Riley recently sat down for a one-on-one...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Most difficult player for Nebraska to replace: Ameer Abdullah

The Nebraska Cornhuskers enter the 2015 season with a new head coach in Mike Riley. I am sure he wishes there was a way to have both Randy Gregory and Ameer Abdullah for one season to help smooth his transition but they are both gone.Replacing Gregory's game changing ability on defense will be near impossible but he doesn't get the nod from me. Over the last two seasons Ameer Abdullah...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star DE Quayshon Alexander expected to land at Nebraska

Fans of the Nebraska Cornhuskers have to be happy. According to a recent report, four-star defensive end recruit Quayshon Alexander is set to commit to the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The report comes from NJ.com’s Pat Lanni. “As much as I know that Nebraska is the best decision for me — and there’s literally no way in the world that anything could ever change my mind because...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Bo Pelini, Tim Beckman, Nick Wilson, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout -  Tuesday editionMoney for Nothing.Nebraska will be paying Bo Pelini $128,009 a month until February of 2019 after an agreement with the former Husker head football coach. That's down from the $150,000 it was originally obligated to pay Pelini, who became the HC of Youngstown State shortly after being his firing from Nebraska. (The Omaha World-Herald)Stand...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers offer number one 2017 QB Hunter Johnson

It's no secret that the Nebraska Cornhuskers are after their quarterback of the future. Getting the correct man under center has eluded the Cornhuskers since the days of Eric Crouch, who also led the team to it's last National Championship appearance. Mike Riley and crew have gotten in early on the number one quarterback in the 2017 class Hunter Johnson according to 247 Sports....
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers' Tommy Armstrong rated 5th best quarterback in Big Ten

2014 was the year of the running back in the Big Ten. Could 2015 see the resurgence of the quarterback? The conference features two pro prospects in Christian Hackenberg and Connor Cook but there are other very talented signal callers in the conference. One of those players is Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong.  The dual threat quarterback may seem like a mismatch...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska to pay Bo Pelini $128,009 per month until 2019

Former Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini is going to be just fine. After Nebraska and Pelini parted ways following the 2014 college football season, Pelini landed at Youngstown State. Perhaps even better news for Pelini is the monthly salary he will receive from Nebraska as part of his buyout. According to reports, Pelini will receive $128,009 a month from Nebraska through...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelini's job at Youngstown St. will save Nebraska $1.4 million

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Nebraska athletic department will save about $1.4 million in contract buyout pay to Bo Pelini with the former football coach's hiring at Youngstown State. According to the revised payment schedule released by the athletic department Tuesday, Pelini will receive $128,009 a month from Nebraska through February 2019. That's $21,991 less than the $150,000 a month he...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelini's job at Youngstown St. to save Nebraska $1.4 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The Nebraska athletic department will save about $1.4 million in contract buyout pay to Bo Pelini with the former football coach's hiring at Youngstown State. According to the revised payment schedule released by the athletic department Tuesday, Pelini will receive $128,009 a month from Nebraska through February 2019. That's $21,991 less than the $150,000 a month...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers walk-on program is in good hands

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have one of the most storied walk-on programs in the country. There is a sense of pride within fans knowing that home-grown players have a direct path to helping the team they grew up cheering for. New head coach Mike Riley seems to understand that point and named Chris Brasfield as the director of high school relations, a position that he said was very...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tommy Armstrong's play needs to catch up to leadership

The Nebraska Cornhuskers starting quarterback Tommy Armstrong has been described many times by his new head coach Mike Riley as a great leader and hard worker. There haven't been as many glowing comments about his ability to run the new offense which have some Husker fans a bit worried.Here is what he had to say about he still needs to learn to become a more complete quarterback...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: A Nebraska Fan Made An Awesome “New Era” Hype Video For The 2015 Season

There’s a new man leading the Nebraska football program: Mike Riley.  The Huskers hired the former Oregon State coach after firing Bo Pelini following the 2014 regular season. Nebraska’s team will look a little different this fall. Are you ready for a new era of Husker football?  As a tribute to the beginning of a new time in Lincoln, Neb., a Nebraska fan put together an awesome...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Wilson becomes first Huskers QB commit under Mike Riley

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have their first quarterback commitment under Mike Riley. Terry Wilson, a composite 3 star per 247 Sports out of Oklahoma has given a verbal commitment to the Huskers. Wilson's recruitment heated up recently after Nebraska offered him a scholarship. He also held offers from Arizona State, Arkasnas Houston, Indiana, UNLV, Memphis, Texas Tech and Colorado...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Cardinal Anton Gill commits to Nebraska

The offseason continues to maintain a buzz on the transfer market as a former Louisville Cardinal is headed West to finish his remaining years in college. 6’3″ guard Anton Gill has committed to Tim Miles and Nebraska Tuesday evening. He will have to sit out the 2015-16 before returning to the court for his final two seasons of eligibility. In addition to Nebraska, Gill was also...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Louisville Guard Anton Gill Will Transfer To Nebraska

Little-used guard Anton Gill emerged during this year’s NCAA Tournament, helping Louisville top N.C. State with seven points on 3-of-3 shooting and two steals in just 11 minutes of play. That game ended up being the defining one of his brief Louisville career, as the former Top-50 recruit announced that he intended to transfer from the program, where he averaged just 9.4 minutes...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Randy Gregory Gets Dallas Cowboys Tattoo

Former Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive end Randy Gregory is one of the newest members of the Dallas Cowboys. After falling in the draft due to a number of issues — including a failed marijuana test at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine — Gregory was selected by Dallas with the 60th overall pick. It was immediately clear that Gregory was excited for the opportunity and to show that...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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