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Nebraska football releases Sam Foltz tribute video

Just last week, the Nebraska Cornhuskers were rocked by the news of punter Sam Foltz passing. Foltz was killed in a tragic car accident along with former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. On Saturday, the Cornhuskers will gather to honor the late punter at a ceremony. Ahead of that ceremony, the team released a special tribute video for the punter that made an impact for the team...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: Top five best offensive players

It is less than forty days until college football starts up again and Husker fans should be ecstatic for this season. While Nebraska had an embarrassing season last year, second year head coach Mike Riley has a plethora of returning weapons to use offensively. This list ranks the five best players Nebraska football has on the offensive side of the ball. 5. De’Mornay Pierson...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: Remembering the Honorable Life of Sam Foltz

On Aug 23rd 2016, University of Nebraska kicker Sam Foltz and former Michigan State kicker Mike Sadler past away due to a tragic single car accident. Foltz, Sadler, and LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye were on their way back from mentoring at Kohl’s Kicking Camp in Wales, Wisconsin where just before midnight they lost control on wet pavement causing them to slide off of the road and...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye releases first statement following car crash

LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye just released his first public comments since the weekend car crash that left him injured and took the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. Delahoussaye put out a statement on Twitter.   pic.twitter.com/8nhXyembHy — Colby Delahoussaye (@ColbyDely) July 26, 2016 Delahoussaye suffered second-degree burns...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin kicker will wear 27 to honor Nebraska's Sam Foltz

Wisconsin and Nebraska may be competitors in the Big Ten West, but the two programs will share a special connection this season.  Badgers kicker Rafael Gaglianone will retire his customary No. 10 jersey and instead wear No. 27 in honor of his friend, Nebraska punter Sam Foltz. Foltz was tragically killed in a car crash over the weekend at age 22. In honor of his good friend...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) An evening he spent at a high school basketball game over the holidays revealed the best of Sam Foltz, the star Nebraska punter who died in a car accident in Wisconsin over the weekend. Jeff Tomlin, football coach at Grand Island Senior High, said the popular Foltz and his family showed up at the basketball game and tried to blend in with the crowd. Word got around...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska Broadcaster Delivers Stirring, Heartfelt Tribute To Sam Foltz

The entire Nebraska family has been reeling all day since news broke that Husker punter Sam Foltz was killed in a car crash at age 22. Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler both lost their lives in the wreck.  Tributes to Foltz have been pouring in all day on social media but few, if any, can top the homage paid by Kevin Sjuts, a sports broadcaster for KOLN in Lincoln...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football Players Post Tributes To Sam Foltz

Nebraska senior punter Sam Foltz died in a car crash this weekend. He was 22.  The Husker was in an accident that also took the life of former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler and injured LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye (who has since been released from the hospital). The three had attended a kicking camp together in Wisconsin.   Foltz, who was entering his fifth year in the Huskers’...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Crash kills Nebraska punter Foltz, former MSU punter Sadler

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A sheriff's department official says Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after coaching at a kicking clinic. Louisiana State's kicker was injured in the crash. Waukesha County Lt. Thom Moerman said speed was likely a factor in the single-vehicle crash that happened around 11:45 p.m. Saturday...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Foltz, ex-MSU punter Sadler killed in car accident

Awful news has emerged from the college football world. Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed in a car accident on Saturday night. Foltz’s death was confirmed by Brian Cristopherson of the Lincoln Star Journal. Sadler’s was confirmed by Westwood One’s Kevin Kugler. Foltz was heading into his senior year with the Cornhuskers....
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska AD says Cornhuskers are happy in the Big Ten

When the Big 12 announced it was set to begin exploring possible expansion, there were reports that a handful of former programs could potentially be interested in a return. Well, don’t count on the Nebraska Cornhuskers being one of those options. After talks of a possible return for Nebraska, athletic director Shawn Eichorst took to social media to quickly put an end to them...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 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
17 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
24 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
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrew White leaving Nebraska with graduate transfer

In 2014, the Nebraska Cornhuskers made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998, but it doesn’t look like they are on their way back this year. They will lose a big part of their backcourt as guard Andrew White will leave with a graduate transfer. The Cornhuskers announced the move in a statement on Monday, which comes for White just a month after he left the NBA Draft...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 27, 2016  |  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
June 23, 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

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

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

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

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

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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