NFL Notes: Draft, Falcons, Jets, Panthers, Ravens, & Steelers

Draft Ross Jones of FOX Sports reports Arizona State S Damarious Randall visiting with the Giants, Lions, Ravens and Patriots over the next two weeks. Falcons Ross Jones reports that the Falcons worked out Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah. Jets Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Kentucky DE/OLB Bud Dupree will be visiting the Jets next week. Mehta ... The post NFL...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why former Nebraska WR Kenny Bell could be flying under the radar

Kenny Bell understood the importance of standing out at the NFL Combine and Nebraska's pro day. For months, Bell worked tirelessly with good friend and former teammate Ameer Abdullah at the Michael Johnson Performance in Houston in an effort to dazzle scouts and front-office personnel. With less than three weeks until draft day, the former Nebraska wide receiver has had some time...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Which running back will the Carolina Panthers select in the 2015 NFL Draft?

If the Carolina Panthers want to bolster their running game through the NFL Draft, they can find a plethora of talent in the Big Ten to fit their needs. “A dozen running backs in college football’s Power Five conferences topped 1,500 yards last season, and half them played in the Big Ten,” writes Bryan Strickland, senior writer for When you think of the Big Ten...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is Going to Carry the Ball for the Nebraska Cornhuskers Next Season?

Ameer Abdullah waa a big part of the Nebraska offense last season, and new head coach Mike Riley is going to have to figure out how to replace that production. Will it be the veteran of the bunch in junior Terrell Newby? Or will Jordan Nelson be able to man going forward? Or could sophomore Adam Taylor, senior Imani Cross, or redshirt freshman Mikale Wilbon be the man? We will find...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Scout Report: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska

Name: Ameer Abdullah Age: 21 Position: RB College: Nebraska Height: 5’8 ¾ Weight: 205 Grade: 2nd Round Comparison: Tiki Barber, Warrick Dunn Athletic Ability Ameer Abdullah is an athletic, explosive running back. He has good top-end speed which allows him to outrun defenders to the corner. Once he gets to the second level, he hits The post Scout... -- Click the title above to...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Prospect Profile: Ameer Abdullah, RB Nebraska

We continue with our latest presentation of a running back who may be attractive for the suddenly running-back-needy Green Bay Packers. Packers Prospect Profile: Ameer Abdullah, RB Nebraska Player information: 5’ 9”, 205 lbs. Senior, University of Nebraska Hometown: Homewood, Alabama NFL Combine Stats 40 Yard Dash: 4.60 combine, 4.53 Seconds (Pro Day Results) 12th among running...
16 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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March 05, 2015  |  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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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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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March 04, 2015  |  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

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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via Football Nation
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
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