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TSS Top 50: No. 30 Nebraska Cornhuskers

Nebraska Cornhuskers  2015 record: 6-7 overall, 3-5 Big Ten (beat UCLA 37-29 in the Foster Farms Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can head coach Mike Riley redeem himself after a rocky first season? On Dec. 1, 2014, Nebraska axed head coach Bo Pelini, who accumulated a 66-27 record from 2008-14. Additionally, Pelini won at least nine contests in each of those campaigns, including three...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong Posts Cool Tribute To WR Jordan Westerkamp Ahead Of Senior Season

After a tumultuous first season under Mike Riley, Nebraska football has some fairly high expectations heading into 2016. The Cornhuskers probably can’t lose heartbreaking games with the regularity that they did in 2015, have one of the more talented rosters in the Big Ten West, and return a senior quarterback-receiver duo in Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Jordan Westerkamp. Westerkamp...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska players participate in ‘Uplifting Athletes’ fun run

Mike Riley has been hard at work trying to make a difference with the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Sunday morning, they earned another notch in the good karma department. A number of football players took to the streets to participate in the Uplifting Athletes Road Race this morning. Uplifting Athletes is an organization “that uses college football as a platform to inspire the rare...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew White III explains transfer from Nebraska

A few months ago, former Nebraska guard Andrew White III decided to end his career with the Cornhuskers and transfer out of the program. However, it seemed then that the split wasn’t a good one and now the rising senior is telling his side of the story. Many starting painting White in a negative light since this is second transfer as he let Kansas for Nebraska ahead of the 2014...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
10 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: A glimpse into the mind of a Husker fan

I’ve been a Husker fan for all of my 21 years of existence. With each season coming to an end, it looks as if I might have experienced the peak of Nebraska’s glory as a dominant powerhouse in the 90’s as a child. So, why am I so excited for this upcoming season? Let it be clear, I am a realist when it comes to Nebraska football. I’m not a hopeless romantic that will tell...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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

Woman gives talk to Riley's Cornhuskers about sexual assault

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
June 22, 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

Why Nebraska football’s offense could be the best in the Big Ten

As bad as last year’s season was, Husker fans should not only be optimistic, but excited for what is shaping up to be the best offense in the Big Ten next year. Offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf teased Husker fans of a new offensive style by retreating back to the roots of running the ball. In their last game of the season when Nebraska did decide to throw the ball, they picked...
Via isportsweb.com
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

Mike Riley brings Oregon State rape victim to speak at Nebraska

Over the last few years, there seems to have been a heightened number of sexual assault cases across the board in college football. Nebraska head coach Mike Riley doesn’t want that to happen with his team or have a repeat offense of what happened during his time with the Oregon State Beavers. When Riley was coaching in Corvallis, a female student, Brenda Tracy, was raped by a...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 30, 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

Riley touring Nebraska to stoke interest in Huskers

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) More than 600 men and women dressed in their Husker finery filed into the giant exhibition hall of the Platte County Agricultural Society. Hearty New York strips and pork loin were ready in the buffet line, the cash bar was open and a crowd was forming around the table where a Nebraska football season ticket was up for raffle. In the back of the room, coach...
Via AP on Fox
May 12, 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

Nebraska Staffer Reveals Team’s Recruiting Mail For Top 2017 Prospects

Mike Riley and his Nebraska staff are looking to improve upon a 6-7 campaign in 2015, and of course, they’re hitting the recruiting trail hard to try to get more talent on campus. Thus far, it’s been working – as the team has commitments from three four-star players – Tristan Gebbia, Avery Roberts and Keyshawn Johnson. The past few weeks, staffer Todd McShane has been tweeting...
Via College Spun
May 10, 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
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