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Riley: Huskers facing great mental challenge after 2-3 start

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Mike Riley has long admired the loyalty of Nebraska fans. It's part of why he took the coaching job. He is discovering how unforgiving some of them can be. The Cornhuskers are 2-3, the school's worst start since 1959, and a segment of the fans so quick to embrace the genial Riley now are wondering about his fitness for the position. Their rancor on social media...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Riley on 2-3 start: 'We just have to do better'

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have lost three of their first five games of the 2015 season. Expectations in Lincoln are quite different than they were in Corvallis so Mike Riley is facing a lot of tough questions from media.On Monday during his normally scheduled press conference he had this to say when asked about the public reaction to his team's slow start:“Well I can understand...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

At 2-3, Huskers' start worst since 1959, Riley taking heat

Nebraska keeps finding new ways to lose, and now the Cornhuskers are off to their worst start more than a half-century. First-year coach Mike Riley and offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf are taking the brunt of criticism from fans and media after Saturday's 14-13 loss at Illinois. The reaction was triggered following mismanagement of the game clock on the final offensive series...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska captain tells crowd ‘I’m sorry we suck’ after defeat

It’s been a difficult start for the Nebraska Cornhuskers this season, with the team suffering a last second loss to Illinois on Saturday. Things only got worse afterwards, as offensive lineman and team captain Alex Lewis was spotted grinning, waving to fans, and blowing kisses while saying “I’m sorry we suck.” Nebraska's Alex Lewis walking...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

35-Year ‘Nole Anniversary: FSU Stuns Nebraska in Lincoln

It’s still regarded as one of the victories that put Florida State football on the map. On October 4th, 1980, FSU headed to Lincoln to face the third-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers and left with an improbable 18-14 win. The Seminoles came in as the 16th-ranked team after losing a heartbreaking contest to rival Miami at the Orange Bowl the previous week. Nebraska looked as though it...
Via Noled Out
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Loses Heartbreaker To Underdog Illinois

The Nebraska Cornhuskers traveled to Chicago to take on the Illinois fighting Illini in a game which they were highly favored. But, Nebraska couldn’t close it out and ended up losing in the final seconds of the game. Nebraska led 10-0 through the half and seemed to be on cruise control toward another win. It was a tale of two halves. The Cornhuskers were only able to score a field...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What happened to Nebraska’s pass defense?

HEXAGONAL PEGS AND TRIANGULAR HOLES When Nebraska hired new head coach Mike Riley, it was easy to assume that Riley’s pro-style offense would take more than one offseason to install, and that Nebraska’s defense, good-not-great in 2014, would have to carry this team through some squeakers. Well, through four games in 2015, that hasn’t exactly proven [&hellip The post What...
Via No Coast Bias
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska posts amazing video of tunnel entrance

In recent weeks, we have seen a growing trend of teams around the nation giving an unprecedented look at their gameday traditions by sharing videos of the tunnel entrances. The latest to join the party is the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Nebraska’s video takes things to an entirely different level, however. In the video, fans get an interactive, 360 degree look at Memorial Stadium as...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackshirt Blog: Playmakers and On-field Leaders Are Emerging for Nebraska

Here we are, four games in, at 2-2, having survived yet ANOTHER close call. I can almost guarantee attendance at Sunday services throughout the state of Nebraska has skyrocketed for the age 20-55 demographic these last few weeks. Having your “faith” in the Big Red tested, though, is nothing new to fans of the Scarlet and Cream — we’ve all been here before. Some days you’re...
Via Know It All Football
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska QB Tommie Armstrong Leaps Southern Miss Defender

Playing lesser competition has to be concerning for coaches. Will your team do what you hope and execute better than they ever have so that they can finally see what you've been trying to tell them? Will they play down to their competition and get upset? Will a superstar take a silly and unnecessary risk?Nebraska head coach Mike Riley probably liked the nine-yard gain his quarterback...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong throws six-yard TD

Tommy Armstrong Jr. and the Nebraska Cornhuskers are looking to even their record at 2-2 after a disappointing start to their season. They are facing Southern Mississippi this week and are playing very well so far this afternoon. Nebraska has to figure out a way to get their offense playing to its full potential consistently and Armstrong knows that he has to take more of a leadership...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska vs. Southern Miss: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles will travel to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers. While Southern Miss is 2-1 on the season and Nebraska is 1-2 this game is a classic mismatch. Fans wanting to watch this game will need turn to ESNN beginning at 12:00 pm where coverage will air from Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Odds: Nebraska is...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Nebraska’s Basketball Team Unveils New Uniforms For Upcoming Season

Nebraska’s men’s basketball team will be rocking new uniforms this season.  This afternoon, the Huskers unveiled their new home and away uniforms for their 2015-16 campaign.  Here they are:  Your ‘15-’16 #Nebrasketball home and aways. #Huskers #GBR — Nebraska Equipment (@NUequipment) September 24, 2015 Benny Parker modeling the @HuskerHoops...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska Comes Back From 33-10 Deficit To Tie Game At Miami

With 11:14 left in the game, Miami kicked a field goal to extend its lead against Nebraska to 33-10. The game looked well in hand for the Hurricanes, but the Huskers had other thoughts, and have mounted a furious comeback. Nebraska scored three straight touchdowns to tie up the game, the last one coming on a beautiful pitch adn catch from Tommy Armstrong Jr. to Stanley Morgan Jr...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Is Rocking All-White Uniforms Against Miami

The Nebraska Cornhuskers and Miami Hurricanes are going to square off and reignite an old flame. Two powerhouse programs still have memories of when they threw haymakers at each other during the height of their national championship days. Now, they’re going to line up against each other in a new era, and that’s exactly how Nebraska is looking at it with these sweet uniforms the...
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska Wearing All-White Uniform At Miami

Nebraska is breaking the rules and wearing white after Labor Day.  The Huskers will be wearing their all-white uniform at Miami this afternoon.  It’s supposed to be nearly 100 degrees on the field at Sun Life Stadium, so this was likely a temperature-based decision by Mike Riley’s team.  .@NUequipment has the locker room ready to go. #GBR #Huskers
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Nebraska Cornhuskers

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Nebraska Cornhuskers. After the 2013-2014 season, things were swinging upward in Lincoln. Coach Tim […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Nebraska Cornhuskers...
Via Inside the Hall
19 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU steals victory from Nebraska with last-second Hail Mary (Video)

The BYU Cougars spoiled the home opener of the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, stealing a victory on a last-second Hail Mary.With one second left on the clock and Nebraska winning 28-27, BYU backup QB Tanner Magnum took the ball on the 42-yard line, rolled out to his right and threw it up for grabs near the goal line. Senior wide receiver Mitch Matthews, who just returned from...
Via Holdout Sports
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU defeats Nebraska on last-second Hail Mary (Video)

College football has returned to us in all of its glory. But somehow the whole spectacle just wouldn’t be quite as glorious without the resplendent last-second Hail Mary to win the game. On Saturday, the BYU Cougars did their part towards providing us with our fill, defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers in miraculous fashion at Memorial Stadium. Down 28-27 with one second remaining...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football Fans Are Celebrating Today (9/4) As ‘Bo Pelini Day’

Bo Pelini is no longer with the Nebraska Cornhuskers after getting fired this past November, but it appears that college football fans plan on celebrating him just the same. Friday, which happens to be September 4, is now considered ‘Bo Pelini Day’ – since 9-4 was the typical record his teams put together during his tenure. In seven years as head coach, Pelini posted season...
Via College Spun
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska players react to receiving ‘Blackshirts’

One of the proudest traditions in college football is the awarding of “Blackshirts” to the starting members of the Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive unit. This week, players received their black practice jerseys and the moment was captured in an incredible video. As you would expect, there were some very emotional reactions from the players who received their jerseys. There was...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Country artist Heidi Merrill writes anthem for Nebraska

One aspiring country star has turned her love for college football and the Nebraska Cornhuskers into a potential hit song titled, “Cornhusker Strong.” The singer, Heidi Merrill, wrote the Nebraska anthem which features shots of Memorial Stadium, Nebraska football jerseys and men in uniform, along with — you guessed it! — corn fields. Well done, Miss Merrill. The song actually...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Country Artist Heidi Merrill Wrote An Anthem For Nebraska, Titled “Cornhusker Strong”

If you’re a fan of both country music and the Nebraska Cornhuskers, well, then we’ve got a treat for you. Earlier this week, a Nebraska fan named Heidi Merrill, who is also an aspiring country music artist, released a music video for her song “Cornhusker Strong.” In the clip, Merrill dances in Memorial Stadium, wears a Nebraska jersey and frolics in cornfields. Will it become...
Via College Spun
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

This Nebraska hype video will get your blood pumping

Over the past few weeks, we have seen our fair share of hype videos. Some feature highlights from past season, others show motivational speeches and others combine the two. In a hype video for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, you get to see a little bit of everything. From the great tunnel walk, to incredible speeches and highlights of the proud tradition that is Cornhusker football, this...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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