NEBRASKA RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
3 hours 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
22 hours 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska sending 100 postcards to defensive tackle recruit Isaiah Johnson

Nebraska is showing serious initiative in landing a recruit. Today, Huskers staff tweeted a photo of a stack of 100 postcards, each with a reason to become a Cornhusker, addressed to an unnamed recruit who attended the Nebraska Spring Game, from Oklahoma. The top card states, “Nebraska has 35 players that played in the NFL for 10 years or longer. One of those guys is your D-line...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska to lose pair of veteran defensive linemen

Just as the college offseason is concluding, the careers of two veteran members of the Nebraska defense are as well. The Cornhuskers will be without linemen Greg McMullen and Kevin Williams going into the 2016 season. Per head coach Mike Riley, McMullen’s decision was a personal one. At first, he just wanted to take some time off to focus more on academics. But the decision has...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska is coming out of spring depleted on defensive line

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) A Nebraska defensive line that went into spring practice short on experience will head into the fall further depleted. Coach Mike Riley announced after Saturday's spring game that Greg McMullen has decided to give up football to concentrate on graduate school and Kevin Williams will transfer. McMullen started all 26 games the past two seasons, mostly as an end...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska DL Greg McMullen leaves to focus on academics

Many people tend to forget that college student-athletes are just that, student-athletes. The classroom is supposed to come first and, sadly, it sometimes does not, but for Nebraska defensive lineman Greg McMullen that is not the case. Head coach Mike Riley announced that McMullen was taking a leave of absence to turn his focus back on academics. There is no indication on how long...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska lineman Greg McMullen on leave to address academics

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska defensive lineman Greg McMullen is taking a leave of absence from spring practice. Coach Mike Riley said Saturday that McMullen is out indefinitely to address matters related to graduating this spring and getting into grad school. McMullen will be entering his fifth season in the program this fall. He started all 26 games the past two seasons. He's...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska releases spring offense hype video

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are going through a rebuilding period. After firing infamous head coach Bo Pelini and hiring new head coach Mike Riley, the Huskers are expecting to turn around their football program, soon. They suffered a disappointing 2015, despite the general approval of Riley. They managed to scrape a bowl game and performed well against UCLA. Now, the Huskers are looking...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  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

WATCH: Ohio State forward slaps floor, gets embarrassed

In basketball, a defender slapping the floor is done as a motivational tool. It sets the tone for the defense and lets the offense know it’s going to have a rough time imposing its will and scoring. Sometimes though, a floor slap doesn’t turn out the way it was planned. Such was the case with Ohio State’s Jae’Sean Tate today against Nebraska. With Cornhusker guard Tai...
Via College Spun
February 20, 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

Nebraska Loses For Fourth Time In Final Seconds Of The Game

The nightmare continues for fans of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. It is not that their team is playing poorly. They just aren't putting teams away. When the fourth quarter rolls around the other team is still in it with a chance to win. So far this season when the other team needed one more possession to score the go ahead points it has happened--a lot. There was BYU's Hail Mary, a field...
Via FatManWriting
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Nebraska News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

How are the Warriors winning without Stephen Curry?

QUIZ: Name every player in MLB to pitch a perfect game

Dangerous hits spotlighted in Round 2 of the NHL playoffs

QUIZ: Name every Triple A Minor League Baseball team

Most exciting games of the 2016 NBA playoffs so far

Five bizarre moments in Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

How the Sharks have 'weathered the storm' against the Predators

Okay, who stole the Kansas City Royals player off that billboard?

Eight players to watch in Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

A Round-By-Round Look At the NFL Draft




Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker