NEBRASKA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nebraska transfer joins Colorado State football team

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Former Colorado prep star Paul Thurston is transferring from Nebraska to Colorado State and will be eligible to play his final season this fall. The center and 2012 graduate of Arvada West High School, Thurston played in 23 games for the Huskers, mostly on special teams. He also played significant snaps on offense in Nebraska's win over UCLA in the 2015...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Nebraska DT Kevin Williams transfers to Michigan State

Former Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive tackle Kevin Williams has provided some much needed depth for a depleted Michigan State front. According to a report from SpartanTailgate.com on Sunday, Williams is finalizing his paperwork with the NCAA that will allow him to play his final year of eligibility with the Spartans. Since Williams is a grad transfer, he will be eligible to play...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
12 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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

Recruiting: Keyshawn Johnson Jr commits to Nebraska

It’s always fun seeing where the offspring of former pro football stars decide to go to college. Today, Keyshawn Johnson committed to the Nebraska Cornhuskers for the class of 2017. Johnson is a wide receiver who gained 944 yards on 64 receptions last season with six touchdowns. Keyshawn Johnson Jr. has always followed in his dad's footsteps, but will he blaze his own path now...
Via The Student Section
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. commits to Nebraska

Nebraska’s 2017 recruiting class landed a monster commitment Wednesday morning, beating out Alabama, USC and Ohio State in the process.  Four-star wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr., out of Mission Viejo (CA), is rated as the No. 27 wide out in the class by 247 Sports. On Wednesday, he announced his decision to commit to the Huskers in this awesome Bleacher Report video. Keyshawn...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers upset by Cornhuskers in Big Ten tournament

INDIANAPOLIS -- Shavon Shields scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead 11th-seeded Nebraska to a 70-58 victory over No. 6 seed Wisconsin in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament Thursday night.Nebraska (16-17) will face No. 3 seed Maryland in Friday's quarterfinals. Wisconsin (20-12), the defending Big Ten Tournament champion, was eliminated in its first...
Via Associated Press
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State's Jae-Sean Tate out for year after suffering injury slapping floor

We probably won’t see many more floor slaps out of Ohio State basketball. Earlier, reports emerged that guard Jae’Sean Tate injured his shoulder while slapping the floor before allowing Nebraska’s Tai Webster to blow by him. On Tuesday, Ohio State officially announced that Tate is out for the year. Jae'Sean Tate, a sophomore with @OhioStateHoops will miss the remainder...
Via College Spun
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN has an upcoming “30 for 30″ on the 1994-95 Nebraska football teams

ESPN is at it again with another great topic in their 30 for 30 series with one that will showcase the 1994-95 Nebraska Cornhuskers football teams that won consecutive national championships, and are argued to be a pair of the best teams to ever compete. The 1994 squad finished 13-0 on the season and capped off their national title with a win over the Miami Hurricanes in the Orange...
Via Awful Announcing
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska fans sent pizza to recruits after Signing Day

The Nebraska Cornhuskers had a successful National Signing Day. It was a long and tiring day for everyone involved in the process, but they were rewarded at the end of the day. According to some photos on social media, Cornhuskers fans sent multiple boxes of pizza to the team’s recruiting office. #Huskers fans sent the recruiting office pizza! That's why they're the best fans in America
Via Campus Sports Net
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Nebraska DE Jack Gangwish played bowl game with broken hand

If you didn’t think the Nebraska Cornhuskers had some tough players this season, all you have to do is look at defensive end Jack Gangwish. He finished the season with a dislocated elbow and revealed that he also played in the Foster Farms Bowl with a broken hand. He was in a cast at Thursday’s Outland Trophy bangquet and he revealed that he suffered the injury during the bowl...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Iowa scores possibly the easiest pick-six ever

When you’re a defensive player and you dream about returning an interception for a touchdown (or as the kids call it, a “pick six”), they don’t get much easier than what Iowa defensive end Parker Hesse had during Friday’s game against Nebraska. With the game tied at seven in the second quarter, the Cornhuskers were buried deep in their own territory. Quarterback Tommie...
Via Gamedayr
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The B1G uglies – which division leader might stumble?

Three writers that can’t quite agree on anything are ready to sling mud at one another once again in a three part weekly roundtable after a way too long hiatus.. It’s time for Phil Harrison, Bart Doan, and Terry Johnson to solve the world’s problems one first down at a time in the heartland. It’s the weekly B1G Uglies – Part 2 of 3. Question: Which Division Leader Has...
Via The Student Section
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Police investigating rape claim at home of Nebraska players

Police are investigating a report of a rape that allegedly took place at a home that Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong and wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp are listed as residents of. A Lincoln police spokesperson told The World-Herald that a 20-year-old woman arrived at a hospital Sunday afternoon and claimed she was sexually assaulted. The accuser says she knows the suspect...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State encounters a timeless sports truth

Sports offer many lessons about life, and “The Games People Play” certainly conveyed one important lesson to the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday: Don’t put yourself in position to get jobbed by something out of your control. * It is true that sports can be overrated as a teacher of life lessons. Coaches so reflexively refer to “character” and “courage” in sports...
Via The Student Section
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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