Week 6 college football preview: Can Nebraska's run game help them get the road victory against Michigan State?

Week 6 will be known as Separation Saturday for college football fans. Texas A&M vs Mississippi State was our first preview, Oklahoma vs TCU was our second preview, and  Stanford vs Notre Dame was third. Alabama vs Ole Miss was fourth, Auburn vs LSU was fifth. Last but not least, #19 Nebraska Cornhuskers travels to East Lansing to take on #10 Michigan State Spartans.   Line...
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2015 NFL Draft: Top 3 Running Back Sleepers

 The devaluation of the running back has been a trend the last few years in the NFL.  More and more teams have gone by a running back by committee approach and it seems as if the belief of many General Managers is if you build a solid offensive line, you can plug even a mediocre running back and get good results.  Having said all this, running back is arguably the deepest position...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska needs a ton to go right to win nine games in 2015

More from Athlon Sports: Top 20 WRs on the rise in 2015 / Alabama is ready for another title run / Florida could win SEC East in 2015 / Tennessee is ready to make an SEC title run *** Mike Riley was a surprise hire at Nebraska, and the former Oregon State coach enters his first spring practice in Lincoln with key personnel question marks to address. The Cornhuskers return 12...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Ameer Abdullah, Randy Gregory Show Off Their Skills At Nebraska’s Pro Day

Nebraska’s football program held its pro day this afternoon. There were reportedly personnel from 26 NFL teams in Lincoln, Neb., to watch the Huskers’ draft-eligible players show off their skills.  The two highest-profile former Nebraska stars – defensive end Randy Gregory and running back Ameer Abdullah – both appeared to have good performances in front of the scouts....
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Would Make Ideal Running Mate With Le’Veon Bell

When it comes to the football, especially at the NFL level, talent oftentimes triumphs over heart. But University of Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah possesses both of those traits, despite his small frame. As the youngest of nine kids in a Muslim home in Birmingham, Ala., he can be looked at as the runt of […] Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Would Make Ideal Running Mate With...
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Photos: Check Out The Gear Nebraska’s Former Players Will Wear At Pro Day Tomorrow

On Thursday, some of Nebraska football’s outgoing players will participate in the program’s pro day.  Many NFL coaches and scouts will be at the Huskers’ indoor facility in Lincoln, Neb., checking out first-round prospect Randy Gregory, running back Ameer Abdullah and others.  Here’s the gear Gregory, Abdullah and the rest of the former Nebraska student-athletes will be...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles 2015 Draft Prospect: Nebraska Runningback Ameer Abdullah

In Chip Kelly’s offense, the success of the scheme is predicated on the run game. We Saw LeSean McCoy have his best season ever in his first year with Chip and followed it up with solid numbers in 2014. Darren Sproles and Chris Polk have also seen success rushing in the offense. The Eagles probably wouldn’t mind adding another threat on the ground, but it’s unknown how high...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Spring Preview 2015: Fresh start could be just what Huskers need

For the first time in eight years the Nebraska Cornhuskers will enter spring football without Bo Pelini. That means everything is fresh and new and exciting after the hire of Mike Riley as the new head coach this offseason. It’s safe to say he wasn’t the first or second or even third choice of those in the media or the fanbase, but athletic director Shawn Eichorst apparently...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah girlfriend is Georgia Ellenwood

Former Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah is one of the top-ranked backs in the 2015 NFL Draft class, but it appears he has accomplished even more off the field than on it. Abdullah’s girlfriend, Georgia Ellenwood, is proof of that. Abdullah and Ellenwood have been dating for at least several months. As Busted Coverage noted,...Read More
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Track Star Georgia Ellenwood Dating Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah

Remember Wisconsin track and field standout Georgia Ellenwood? Of course you do, she’s the girl who kind of looks like the blonde from “Glee” and  kills at heptathlon competitions (2014 second-team All American). Well, it’s come to our attention that she also dates former Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah. Yes folks, a Big 10 romance! By all accounts, Georgia couldn’t...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills draft watch: Looking ahead at some of the best running backs in the 2015 NFL Draft by @BLeez17

LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMPER 6: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past linebacker Ashari Goins #49 of the McNeese State Cowboys during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nebraska defeated McNeese State 31-24. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)   With C.J. Spiller hitting the free agency market next month, and Fred...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Notes From The 2015 Senior Bowl Game

The 2015 Senior Bowl is now in the books and while it’s extremely hard to watch every single player in the game after only one viewing, Here are a few players that stood out and a few that the Pittsburgh Steelers might even be interested in. Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska – Abdullah was named the […] Notes From The 2015 Senior Bowl Game is a post from: The post Notes From...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Abdullah leads North to 34-13 win over South in Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah rushed for 73 yards and added 40 receiving while leading the North to a 34-13 victory over the South on Saturday in the Senior Bowl. The Cornhuskers' No. 2 career rusher won MVP honors, and the running backs and defenses came up with the some of the biggest plays in a game that showcases senior NFL prospects. Abdullah, an Alabama native...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Senior Bowl: North Offense Scouting Preview

The 2015 Senior Bowl North roster is the more impressive of the two teams, featuring the game’s best quarterback, top two running backs, most of the game’s best vertical receivers, the most intriguing offensive tackle and the game’s top interior lineman. Garrett Grayson, Ameer Abdullah and TJ Clemmings lead a unit that will have NFL teams very intrigued all week. Quarterbacks1...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Tommy Armstrong Hilariously Takes Snap Off The Facemask

I think it’s safe to say that Tommy Armstrong was not ready for this snap. Fortunately for the Huskers, Ameer Abdullah was there to clean up the mess. Armstrong’s reaction was absolutely priceless. [@YahooDrSaturday] The post Nebraska’s Tommy Armstrong Hilariously Takes Snap Off The Facemask appeared first on Diehardsport.
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Running Back Ezekiel Elliott Tweets About Winning Future Doak Walker Award

This year’s Doak Walker Award for top college running back was all about the Big Ten this year. All three of the finalists—Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah, and Indiana’s Tevin Coleman—played in the league, with Gordon taking home the award. Now, another Big Ten star has his eyes on taking home the trophy. Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott had a fantastic...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama Native Ameer Abdullah Tweets In Support Of The UAB Football Program

Star running back Ameer Abdullah may play his football at Nebraska, but he comes from Homewood, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham, and he has some thoughts about the situation going on with the UAB football program. Gotta keep UAB’s football program for sure. Brings athletic competitiveness to the city that I call home! #205StandUp #FreeUAB — Ameer Abdullah (@Ameerguapo) December...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury mars Abdullah's special season for Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) It was only a month ago that Ameer Abdullah was a Heisman Trophy contender and on track to break Nebraska's revered all-time rushing record. In an instant, his spectacular senior season went poof. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. fumbled early in the Nov. 1 game against Purdue. As Abdullah recovered it, a 323-pound defensive tackle fell on his left knee. ''Big...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Will Narrowly Defeat Nebraska Cornhuskers

The Nebraska Cornhuskers, (8-3, 4-3), and Iowa Hawkeyes, (7-4, 4-3), limp into their annual regular season finale coming off losses and Big Ten West elimination.The Cornhuskers go to Iowa City a one point favorite on a two game losing streak.Nebraska is 4-1 against Iowa over the last five years. Their one loss a blowout victory by Iowa last season.They are 6-4-1 against-the-spread...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders draft prospects: Running back Ameer Abdullah

Name: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska Height: 5’9 Weight: 197lbs Analysis: Most collegiate feature backs feature a singular dominant athletic quality, which would separate them from others. In contrast, Abdullah doesn’t own one highly sought after gift: Undoubtedly, he is the most versatile back in this draft class. Abdullah is a Golden Corral of talent, without the long lines,...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Is Good To Go vs. Wisconsin, Wearing Brace On Knee

Nebraska will not be shorthanded in the battle for the Big Ten West Division.  Ameer Abdullah, the Huskers’ star running back who has been dealing with a knee injury suffered against Purdue Nov. 1, is dressed and appears to be good to go against the Badgers. Nebraska’s senior Heisman hopeful is wearing a brace on his left knee as a precaution.  Ameer is a-go #huskers @OWHbigred...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Star RB Ameer Abdullah Will Play Saturday vs. Wisconsin

Nebraska will have its star running back when it faces Wisconsin Saturday in a showdown that will almost certainly decide the Big Ten West Division title race.  Ameer Abdullah, the Huskers’ senior Heisman candidate who injured his MCL during a Nov. 1 game against Purdue, is going to play against the Badgers. Abdullah has practiced all week while wearing a protective brace on his...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Opposition Research: Q&A with Husker Corner

As we draw ever closer to the Badgers biggest game of the Big Ten season, it’s important we continue to look under the hood of the opposition. With that in mind we reached out our friends at Husker Corner, and specifically, co-editor Brandon Cavanaugh. We’ll get the answers to the key questions facing Nebraska, including what’s up with the verbal games played by Pelini about...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska's top RB Abdullah completes practice with knee brace

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Running back Ameer Abdullah made it through 16th-ranked Nebraska's practice wearing a brace on his left knee, a positive sign for the Cornhuskers as they prepare for Saturday's key Big Ten West game at No. 20 Wisconsin. The three-time 1,000-yard rusher left the Nov. 1 game against Purdue in the first quarter with a sprained and bruised his knee. The Huskers didn...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Neb's Abdullah goes through practice in knee brace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Running back Ameer Abdullah made it through 11th-ranked Nebraska's practice wearing a brace on his left knee, a positive sign for the Cornhuskers as they prepare for Saturday's key Big Ten West game at No. 22 Wisconsin. The three-time 1,000-yard rusher left the Nov. 1 game against Purdue in the first quarter with a sprained and bruised his knee. The Huskers didn...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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