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Nebraska Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

To say Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini is animated would be an understatement. The fiery coach, following seven regular season wins did what most coaches wouldn’t dare think of doing – he challenged the administration to fire him if they did not think he was doing a job suitable for the university and its athletic program. Pelini was spared a pink slip and the Cornhuskers...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Kenny Bell, Bo Pelini, Damon Bullock, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.Ring My Bell.Dustin Hockensmith profiles Nebraska wide receiver Kenny Bell. (PennLive.com)Get back, Husker Cat. Jesse Collins looks at Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini, his coaching staff, and yes, the Faux Pelini/cst thing.  (Off Tackle Empire)There's a possibility,  but no chance.Gary Laney looks at whether...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Relaxed Pelini optimistic about Nebraska's '14 season

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Bo Pelini was sans accessories on Monday -- no cat in his arms like the one he held up in jest before Nebraska's spring game, and not even a whistle -- as he worked the annual football camp held at his high school alma mater, Youngstown Cardinal Mooney. He wore a Nebraska logo on his chest, but not a very big one. He was just one of the guys helping a bunch...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Tim Miles, Bo Pelini Taking ‘Big Red Express’ Train Throughout Nebraska Today

Nebraska is known for having one of the most supportive and loyal fan bases in college sports. The Huskers have sold out every game in Memorial Stadium since 1962, a record streak of 333 consecutive games. The basketball program’s recently-opened arena was packed with a sell-out crowd for each game during the 2013-14 season.  Today, Nebraska is honoring its fans throughout the...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Know the Badgers foe: Nebraska

  This is the 10th in a 12-week Friday series looking at the Wisconsin football team's 2014 opponents. If Wisconsin is going to have one significant nemesis in the newly formed Big Ten West, there's no question it will be Nebraska. The Cornhuskers have been consistently good for years, and the team has never won fewer than nine games in six seasons under coach Bo Pelini...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
24 days ago  |  Discuss

One Husker cited, another jailed in separate incidents

Two Husker football players were cited — and one was lodged in jail — in separate incidents in the past week, according to University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police. Boaz Joseph, a reserve defensive back from Weston, Fla., and Jariah Tolbert, an incoming wide receiver recruit from New Orleans, were cited June 7 and June 12. * At about noon June 7, UNL police caught Joseph on a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Husker football player arrested, another cited

Redshirt freshman cornerback Boaz Joseph was cited and incoming true freshman wide receiver Jariah Tolbert was arrested in separate on-campus incidents last week, according to University of Nebraska-Lincoln police. Police cited Joseph on June 7 for theft by unlawful taking after a surveillance video allegedly captured him walking by, boarding and riding off on a “bait bike”...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Martinez’ brother Drake to transfer from Nebraska

Former Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez’ younger brother Drake will be transferring from the program. Drake Martinez, a safety, redshirted in 2013 as he dealt with several injuries. This transfer could be a result of the injuries and for slipping down the depth chart.  It is so unfortunate that Drake could not imitate Taylor’s success at Nebraska.  Perhaps he will create a name...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska loses another Martinez

The brother of former Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez is leaving the Huskers after one year. Drake Martinez, a freshman safety who likely would have contributed in 2014 as a backup, plans to transfer this offseason, his father, Casey Martinez, confirmed on Saturday. The elder Martinez said by text message that his son “lost quite a bit of weight and strength” recently...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Bo Pelini Comments On Monte Harrison, The Huskers’ Wide Reciever Signee Selected No. 50 In MLB Draft

Nebraska wide receiver pledge Monte Harrison was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers with the No. 50 pick in the MLB Draft Thursday night. Now, the 6-foot-2 outfielder has a decision to make.  Start a professional career or attend Nebraska and play both football and baseball? #Huskers coach Bo Pelini on Monte Harrison: “Bottom-line he went 50. That means he’s got tremendous potential...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Bo Pelini, Michigan State, Purdue, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off.Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini wants to get rid of National Signing Day. (Lost Lettermen) A Few Small Repairs.Nebraska announces projects to improve Memorial Stadium in time for the 2014 season. Improvements include new sound and wi-fi systems. (The Omaha World-Herald)I'll...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhusker Fan Expectations…Here We Go Again

I live in Nebraska. I’m not a native, but I respect the history and tradition of Nebraska football. I respect the program, the players and the coaches. Because I have settled in Nebraska, I’ve even tried to become an actual Nebraska Cornhusker football fan. I couldn’t do it. Why? The Fans. I’m not talking about all of the fans. There are some Nebraska fans that get it. They...
Via Know It All Football
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini wants to get rid of national signing day

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has a solution to slow down the recruiting process: Eliminate national signing day altogether and put greater accountability behind scholarship offers. Pelini thinks high school players should be able to sign with teams as soon as they receive scholarship offers. If coaches choose to offer scholarships to freshmen and sophomores -- an increasingly common...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Bo Pelini Offers Solution To Recruiting Issues: Eliminate National Signing Day

College football recruiting has become, with lack of a better word, a circus. High school prospects are committing and de-committing, giving verbals to schools with little confidence they’ll actually attend said school, and coaches treat scholarship offers like candy, giving them out to anyone who will bite.  Nebraska’s Bo Pelini has a solution to the problem that is college...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Tim Miles And (Faux) Bo Pelini Discuss Recruiting Players Through Their Cats

The recruitment of high school athletes is a constantly evolving activity. In mid-May, Rice received a commitment from a three-star quarterback, J.T. Granato, who pledged to the Owls after co-offensive coordinator Billy Lynch wrote a letter to his cat.  Is this a concept that Tim Miles would consider? The Nebraska men’s basketball coach discussed the creative idea with @FauxPelini...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Kenny Bell Ditched His Fro, Bo Pelini Is Sad About It

Nebraska wide receiver Kenny Bell, who is set to break many Cornhuskers receiving records in his upcoming senior year, will be sporting a new look his fall. Bell, who easily had the best afro in all of college football, lost a bet to Northern Colorado DE Devontae Chapple and was forced to shave it off. It is truly the end of an era. Lost a bet and my brother @runDMChap_91 made me...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

B1G Baseball Tournament Championship Game Recap

#1 Seed Indiana Hoosier vs #2 Seed Nebraska Cornhuskers The setting could not have been better for the B1G Championship Game as 19,965 fans packed TD Ameritrade Park. That attendance number was a NCAA record for a conference championship game in any conference. The 61,978 number for all sessions attended was 5x more than the previous mark for B1G conference tournament. With all these...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Sign Sixth-Round Pick WR Quincy Enunwa

  The Jets announced the signing of sixth-round selection WR Quincy Enunwa to a four-year contract on Thursday. Enunwa is coming off of a record-breaking season for the Nebraska Cornhuskers in which he totaled 51 receptions for 753 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns. He posted a very solid forty time of 4.45 at this year’s Scouting Combine and offers decent size at 6-foot-2...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Banderas faces felony charges

Nebraska Cornhuskers linebacker Josh Banderas and a distance runner at the school were charged Tuesday with felony theft for allegedly stealing seven bicycles from a campus rack. Sgt. Douglas Petersen told local media that Banderas, 19, who started four games as a true freshman in 2013, and Lucas Keifer, 19, a member of the Nebraska track and cross country teams, were pulled over...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Sign Nebraska’s Quarterback Martinez

Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez (Photo via US Dept. of Defense via wikimediacommons.org) According to ESPN.com, the Philadelphia Eagles has signed Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Taylor Martinez as an unsigned free agent. In addition to qb, Martinez has played in the position of wide receiver and safety. It is unknown what Martinez’s role will be with the Eagles. Due to a foot injury...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers season preview

Bo Pelini is on a roll with six straight nine-win seasons, but has plenty of issues to address if the Nebraska Cornhuskers will be able to crack the top 10. Pelini’s squad finished 2013 with a No. 25 ranking in the coaches poll after defeating Georgia 24-19 in the Gator Bowl and will have a new challenge in 2014 as the school has been realigned to the Big Ten West Division. ...
Via College Football Universe
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska’s RB Ameer Abdullah Does the Lion King With His Cat

We may be witness to a new trend when it comes to Nebraska football. Prior to the spring game Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini walked the tunnel holding his cat and lifted the feline up high Lion King style in front of thousands before the team ran on to the field.It appears that the Coach has inspired at least one of his players to honor his kitty cat as well--running back Ameer...
Via FatManWriting
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah, NCAA Football, A Cat, And A Ridiculous Stat Line

Ameer Abdullah is a legitimate candidate to win the Heisman trophy this fall. The Nebraska senior running back is the nation’s active leading rusher. Abdullah ran for 1690 yards and nine touchdowns in 2013, and he is expected to have better numbers in 2014.  The Heisman campaign has started for the Huskers’ tailback. Check out this vine of Abdullah playing EA Sports NCAA Football...
Via College Spun
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Pelini: AD's agenda led to firing at FAU

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Carl Pelini said Friday during a radio interview that his firing at Florida Atlantic last year was unjustified and the result of a new athletic director who wanted to hire his own football coach. ''There is nothing I did there that I'm embarrassed about. I'm proud of what we accomplished,'' Pelini said on KFAB, the Omaha-based flagship...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: The Nebraska-@FauxPelini Love Affair Continues With This Amazing Huskers Hat Featuring A Cat

@FauxPelini may very well be the most successful Twitter parody account in sports at this point, especially after his real-life alter ego brought out a cat onto the field at Nebraska’s spring game. The Twitter account, school, and coach have been getting along very well for a few months now, but Nebraska won’t do something like…license baseball caps with the famous cat on the...
Via College Spun
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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