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Nebraska Football: Preview of the 2018 recruitment class

For most of the spring, the hype around Nebraska Football was revolved around the next starting quarterback. Now that head coach, Mike Riley, has ended that conversation, all attention has turned to the 2018 recruitment class. There have been many conversations about whether or not Nebraska has the talent to get to the next level. Many of these conversations were generated after...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulane backs out of football camp with Jim Harbaugh to team up with LSU instead

Rather than welcome the opportunity to work a football camp with Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan football program, Tulane is choosing to feed off of a state’s top program instead. Tulane announced it will host a football camp and welcome the staff from LSU in June, a week after it was originally scheduled to welcome Harbaugh and company to New Orleans.That’s right folks, it’s...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Nebraska basketball finally stop taking two steps back for every step forward?

For Nebraska basketball, no good news can come without some bad. Four days after the Huskers landed a top 100 recruit, guard Thomas Allen, the team also lost its director of basketball operations. Usually, losing a director of basketball operations wouldn’t be a big deal, but the fact that Nebraska lost him to a high school team isn’t a great feeling for Huskers fans. But even...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball needs to turn over a new leaf, and fast

One player transfers, ok. Two players, maybe there is something going on? But four players gone in one offseason? Perhaps it is time to do some program soul-searching for the Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball program.  Tim Miles’ team isn’t exactly off to a rip-roaring start to the offseason, as he has seen four players leave. None bigger than the announcement that Michael Jacobson...
Via Talking 10
April 11, 2017

Who will be the next quarterback for the Nebraska Football program?

With spring football underway, the Nebraska quarterback conversation is heating up. The Huskers will have options at the position but will ultimately let a competition decide the starting role. The previous four-year starter at quarterback, Tommy Armstrong Jr, left a big imprint on the Nebraska Football program and will give way to one of three potential quarterbacks.  Lets take...
Via isportsweb.com
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Nebraska forward Jeriah Horne announces he's transferring

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Forward Jeriah Horne has become the second Nebraska player this week to announce he will transfer. Coach Tim Miles said Wednesday that he's disappointed Horne will be leaving but that he supports him. The forward played 29 games in a backup role as a freshman, averaging 4.3 points and 1.9 rebounds. Horne had a season-high 18 points in a win over Southern, one...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

After 12-19 year, Huskers' Miles wants to reward AD's faith

For three straight years, Nebraska has played abysmal basketball at the end of the season, come in 11th or worse in the Big Ten and failed to make a postseason tournament. A lot of places, that would get the coach fired. Not at Nebraska, a program that hasn't won or shared a regular-season conference championship since 1950. In a tweet minutes after the Cornhuskers lost to Penn...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Trio of freshman lead Illinois women to win in tournament

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Ali Andrews had career highs with 24 points and six 3-pointers, leading three Illinois freshman who reached 20 points, and the No. 12-seeded Illini beat No. 13 seed Nebraska 79-70 on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament opener. Petra Holesinska added a career-tying 21 points and Brandi Beasley 20 for Illinois (9-21), who play No. 5 seed Purdue on Thursday. Trailing...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Q&A: Nebraska coaching great Osborne not slowing down at 80

It's going on 20 years since Tom Osborne last coached a football game and 10 years since the end of his three terms as a Nebraska congressman. He was Nebraska's athletic director from 2007-12, served two years on the College Football Playoff committee and continues to work as many as 50 hours a week with the teen mentoring program he started with his wife in 1991. On Thursday Osborne...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: 2017 NFL Combine Preview

The college football season may be over but for many players, it’s time to put in the last hours of training before putting their talent on display for NFL scouts. The Nebraska Football team will be represented by two of their standout players in Nathan Gerry and Cethan Carter during the 2017 NFL Combine. Both players had outstanding careers at Nebraska and are well deserving...
Via isportsweb.com
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Will Bob Diaco be the spark that the Nebraska Football team needs?

For most football programs, the offseason is treated as a time to be out on the recruitment trail and find the future stars for your program. The Nebraska Football program has been covering a lot of territory during the process but had an unexpected surprise from head coach, Mike Riley, this weekend. The Nebraska program announced the hiring of former Connecticut head coach, Bob...
Via isportsweb.com
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Brandon Reilly honors Sam Foltz with TD celebration

Nebraska made sure to honor the late Sam Foltz during the first touchdown the team scored in the Music City Bowl on Friday. Trailing 14-0, Nebraska was in need of a big play, and got one from wide receiver Brandon Reilly. Reilly made a great play on the ball to haul in a 38-yard touchdown pass in the end zone, and then pointed to the sky to pay tribute to the team’s former punter...
Via The Sports Daily
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: The Big Red pulse

The bowl season is here and as Friday approaches, the Nebraska Football team will look to get the gears rolling in preparation for their matchup in the Music City Bowl. Leading up to this week, the pulse surrounding this team has been adverse. The Huskers announced earlier in the month that senior safety, Nathan Gerry, will be ineligible to play during the bowl game. This is a huge...
Via isportsweb.com
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every member of the Nebraska Cornhuskers to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft

Since 1937, the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers have sent 33 players to the pros in the first round of the NFL draft. How many can you name? Clue: Year-Draft Number-Position-Team  
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 10 Creighton looking to give Nebraska the blues - again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) When it comes to football and politics, Nebraska is as red a state as there is. When it comes to basketball, it's a deep shade of blue, as in Creighton blue. The 10th-ranked Bluejays (8-0) and Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-3) play their annual game Wednesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, and Creighton's dominance is expected to continue. The Jays have won...
Via Associated Press
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa newspaper writes Tommie Frazier’s still playing QB for Nebraska

Are all Nebraska quarterbacks named “Tommy” or “Tommie” alike? That’s what Iowa newspaper The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier seems to think. In a story in Wednesday’s paper about the upcoming Iowa Hawkeyes-Nebraska Cornhuskers game, they confused current Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. with famed former Huskers’ QB Tommie Frazier (seen at left above with Ernie...
Via Awful Announcing
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. taken away on stretcher after being knocked unconscious

A very scary scene on Saturday night during the Ohio State-Nebraska football game in Columbus, as Huskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. lost consciousness after he took a hit and had a hard fall on the sidelines, and was taken off the field on a stretcher. "Tommy" chants are starting to emerge here in Ohio Stadium. — Sean Callahan (@Sean_Callahan) November 6, 2016 Armstrong...
Via The Comeback
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tommy Armstrong Carted Off Field After Being Briefly Knocked Unconscious

Scary doesn’t even begin to describe what happened to Tommy Armstrong Jr. during Saturday’s game against Ohio State. The Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback was running down the sideline when he was cleanly tackled by a Buckeye defender, but there was nothing clean about the way Armstrong fell to the ground. He landed awkwardly on his side, and his head hit right off the ground...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska's QB Tommy Armstrong carted off on stretcher after hitting head

Tommy Armstrong Jr. was carted off the field in Columbus on Saturday after hitting his head on the turf during the second quarter of Nebraska’s game against Ohio State. Armstrong was scrambling on a 3rd-and-7 play and was pushed out of bounds inside the 25. Armstrong went head-first into the turf and did not get up. There was concern on the field as Armstrong did not move for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tommy Armstrong carted off field after hitting head on turf

During Saturday’s huge Big Ten game featuring Nebraska and Ohio State, Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. hit his head hard on the turf and had to be carted off the field. Armstrong was scrambling to his left when he was tackled low by an Ohio State defender, which caused him to hit the turf head first at a sideways angle. This is what a bad concussion looks like. Hope...
Via Sportsnaut
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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