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NEBRASKA RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Fox Sports
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
3 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
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...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
8 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 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...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
10 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...
Via College Spun
14 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...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Post-Spring football Q&A with Cornnation

Spring football is done and dusted, and with a little distance between the spring games and spring practices it’s time for us to take a look at what those closest to the programs are thinking about their teams. Welcome to our first post-spring football Q&A, featuring the Nebraska Cornhuskers and our good friends (and football and basketball power poll voters) at Corn Nation...
Via Talking 10
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Too Early Preview: BYU vs Nebraska

Over the next few weeks I’m going to start previewing the BYU Football schedule. It’s a better use of my time then another obligatory off season expansion post. I’m going to go game by game starting with Nebraska and ending with Utah State. Oddly enough this is going to be the first time BYU and Nebraska ever play in football. BYU kicks it season off against Nebraska in around...
Via TornBySports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Nebraska Star Randy Gregory Says He Didn’t Sleep Last Night, Feels Like He Let His Family Down

A couple months ago, former Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory was seen as a lock to go very high in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.  Fast forward a couple months – months that included a failed drug test at the combine and concerns about his mental state surfacing – and that didn’t happen. The first round took place Thursday night in Chicago, and Gregory was not...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nebraska Edge Rusher Randy Gregory Back Under 230 Pounds

We don’t have long to wait until the 2015 NFL Draft gets underway in Chicago and while Nebraska edge-rusher Randy Gregory is still currently expected to be drafted in the first 20 selections despite testing positive for marijuana at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, the latest rumor about him making the rounds certainly won’t help […] Report: Nebraska Edge Rusher Randy Gregory...
Via Steelers Depot
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Announces Terran Petteway Will Declare For The NBA Draft

Nebraska junior forward Terran Petteway will forego his senior season of eligibility and declare for the NBA Draft, the school announced Thursday morning.  Petteway, a 6-foot-6, 215-pound swingman, averaged 18.2 points and 4.9 rebounds a game in 2014-15. The Huskers came into the season with high expectations, but struggled mightily, going 13-18, 5-13 in the Big Ten.  The season...
Via College Spun
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Nebraska players wore GoPro cameras during spring game

Want to know what it’s like to play college football? The Nebraska Cornhuskers gave us a sneak peak during it’s spring game as some of the players wore GoPro’s during the game. Here’s what it looked like: This. Is. Awesome. Select @Huskers wore GoPro cameras on their helmets, and this is what it looked like. http://t.co/FfAjIKFwhA — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) April 11, 2015
Via The Student Section
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2015 Schedule and Analysis

A new era of football begins in Lincoln this season as Mike Riley takes over at Nebraska. The Huskers boast the best roster in the...
Via Athlon Sports
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Fan’s “I Miss Bo” Parody Of “Let It Go” Is Amazing

Nebraska fans have taken to new head coach Mike Riley over the past few months, but apparently, there are still a few who miss former Cornhuskers headman Bo Pelini. One – sports talk radio host Scott Voorhees – decided to write and perform a song about it. Voorhees performed at the Omaha Press Club Show earlier this week, singing a parody version of Frozen’s “Let It Go...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

PowerShares Series Makes Stop in Nebraska

Miss the tennis stars you followed closely in the last decade? Stars like Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James Blake, and Mark Philippoussis? Well you’re in luck—former tennis stars will get back onto the court during the Powershares Tennis Series. The Champions Series, which has been sponsored by PowerShares QQQ since 2011...
Via Attacking The Net
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Randy Gregory failed drug test at NFL Combine

Many had Randy Gregory as a sure fire Top 10 pick heading into the 2015 NFL Draft. There are now reports that he failed a drug test at the NFL Combine as well as failing multiple test while in college. How will this affect his draft status? Gregory revealed the positive test to NFL Media on Wednesday afternoon in an interview at his agent’s home office in suburban Atlanta. ...
Via This Given Sunday
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini calls Nebraska AD a ‘c–t’ and ‘p-ssy’

Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini ripped into Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst during a meeting with his players following his firing by the school on Nov. 30. Two days after being fired by Nebraska, Pelini met with his players in a private meeting at a local high school. Pelini wanted to talk with his players...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

It's time for Nebraska Cornhuskers fans to lower expectations

Nebraska is the best job in the Big Ten West. But it’s the fourth-best job in the Big Ten. After seven consecutive seasons with at...
Via Athlon Sports
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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