AMEER ABDULLAH NEWS

Canes senior DL Pierre: We’ve got to stop Nebraska I-Back Abdullah

CORAL GABLES – Miami and Nebraska — two of college football’s most storied programs — will meet for the 11th time Saturday night (ESPN2, 8 Eastern). The two programs have combined for 10 national championships, eight of which have come since 1983. The series between the Hurricanes and Cornhuskers is tied at five wins apiece headed into the showdown in Lincoln, Neb. It will...
Via CaneInsider
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who are the early Heisman Trophy Favorites with Oddsmakers and Bettors?

As the United States approaches the final weekend of summer, the college football season is in full swing. Even before the calendar turns to October, talk of who will win the 2014 Heisman Trophy is already filling in the late summer air. So as you watch the games this weekend, keep an eye out for who one bookmaker and gaming website has as the favorites to win college football...
Via 110 Nation Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska hammers Fresno State 55-19

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a 70-yard touchdown pass on the fourth play from scrimmage and Ameer Abdullah scored on a 57-yard run on Nebraska's next play to lead the Cornhuskers to a 55-19 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night. De'Mornay Pierson-El added an 86-yard punt return touchdown and Imani Cross scored on a 62-yard run for the Cornhuskers ...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Feels Disrespected, Hits The ‘Mute Button’ Prior To Huskers’ Game Vs. Fresno State

Nebraska did not look good last Saturday. The Huskers, thanks to a miraculous touchdown reception by Ameer Abdullah, barely scraped by FCS McNeese State, 31-24.  The Big Ten has looked worse, dropping a multitude of games today as its record against Power 5 opponents fell to 1-7.  Abdullah, the Huskers’ star running back, apparently feels disrespected. Maybe this is because...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Gives Out AA Batteries To Promote Ameer Abdullah Heisman

Nebraska is giving out AA batteries for Ameer Abdullah and his budding Heisman campaign.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska is sending out batteries to football writers

After covering college football the last few years I have seen a small sampling of promotional contents find a way to my mailbox from time to time. A few years ago when Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III was on the rise, the Baylor program sent out trading cards of their eventual Heisman Trophy player. Kansas State sent out band-aids for a campaign for Collin Klein. I am still...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska Continues Ameer Abdullah Heisman Campaign With ‘AA8′ Batteries

Nebraska appears to be going all-out with its Ameer Abdullah for Heisman campaign.  Thursday, the Huskers launched a website focused on their star running back. The website features multiple sections and a “Fear Ameer” video. The “What They’re Saying” section posts quotes about Abdullah’s greatness.  The campaign has continued today. Nebraska sent out “AA8″ batteries...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Launches Apparent Heisman Campaign For Ameer Abdullah With ‘Fear Ameer’ Website

The Ameer Abdullah for Heisman campaign has officially been started by the Nebraska athletic department.  The Huskers’ tailback, the nation’s leading returning rusher, has gotten off to a great start this season. Abdullah rushed for 232 yards and a touchdown in the season opener against Florida Atlantic and had an incredible game-winning touchdown reception against McNeese State...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska vs. Fresno State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

It took a monster effort from Ameer Abdullah for the Huskers to win last week Twitter/@ESPNU The good news for Nebraska is that it won last week, and the team moved to 2-0 on the season. The bad news is that it took a miracle touchdown by Heisman hopeful running back Ameer Abdullah to beat an FCS team in McNeese State. While the Cowboys are a fine team, they should not be able to...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Bo Pelini Takes Hilarious Selfie With Fan In Classic Stone-Face Form At Coffee Shop

The Nebraska football team is 2-0 through two games, but the most recent Huskers’ win didn’t provide much to be happy about.  Thanks to an incredible touchdown reception by star running back Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska scraped by FCS McNeese State, 31-24. Following the contest, Bo Pelini said the Huskers’ locker room was as somber as he’s ever seen after a victory.  Pelini...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers' Pelini says Abdullah needed more touches

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska coach Bo Pelini took responsibility for his team's poor performance in a close win over McNeese State. The Huskers (2-0) are unranked this week after going into the McNeese State game No. 19 in the Associated Press poll. Since the AP poll expanded to 25 teams in 1989, no team ranked as high had ever dropped out after a win. Nebraska, which plays at...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

McNeese State radio call: No, no, no… we deserved better

McNeese State gave Nebraska all it could handle in Lincoln on Saturday. In a season still raw on FCS teams upsetting FBS squads, McNeese State was pretty darn close to at least forcing overtime against the Big Ten school. Too bad Ameer Abdullah came through with the longest reception of his career in the final minute of the game and found a way to the end zone to give the Huskers...
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  Discuss

McNeese State radio call: No, no, no… we deserved better

McNeese State gave Nebraska all it could handle in Lincoln on Saturday. In a season still raw on FCS teams upsetting FBS squads, McNeese State was pretty darn close to at least forcing overtime against the Big Ten school. Too bad Ameer Abdullah came through with the longest reception of his career in the final minute of the game and found a way to the end zone to give the Huskers...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Best College Football GIFs and Videos from Week 2

I cannot explain how Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah scored on this play, but his effort got the Huskers a 7-point win.
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dynamic Dozen Heisman Trophy Contenders Week Three: Abdullah moves up with clutch play

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota reclaimed the Dozen No. 1 slot after a decisive win over Michigan State. Mariota has been doing on the field once again what made him the Dynamic Dozen Heisman Trophy Contender Preseason favorite; incredibly efficient. The Ducks signal caller has a 6-to-0 touchdown/interception ratio along with a QB rating that’s off the charts (208.2).  Nebraska...
Via College Football Universe
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah saves the Cornhuskers’ season with amazing run

Nebraska avoided utter disaster Saturday afternoon with a 31-24 win over McNeese State in Lincoln. However the win came in a last minute run from Ameer Abdullah that was more than just a run, it was bouncing off defenders and basically all the wrong ways to bring down your opponent. Nonetheless it was an extraordinary […]
Via The Majors National
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah Saves Nebraska

TED KIRK/Lincoln Journal StarMcNeese State, yes McNeese State almost pulled off an upset that the word stunning would not apply.  Shocking wouldn't even be strong enough either.The Cowboys from Lake Charles, Louisiana came to Lincoln and hung with the Cornhuskers.In fact with the game tied at 24 with 20 seconds left until Nebraska finally got a big play.Ameer Abdullah took a...
Via Online Sports Guys
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska escapes against FCS McNeese State

Normally a program would be excited about starting the season winning its first two games.  Despite being 2-0, Nebraska has to be worried about where they are.  Nebraska barely escaped this afternoon 31-24 against FCS level McNeese State. The Cowboys were looking to pull off the upset but that was foiled by a 58 yard play by Tommy Armstrong Jr to Ameer Abdullah. Their play has...
Via NCAA Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 19 Nebraska escapes McNeese State on RB Abdullah's last-minute TD

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Ameer Abdullah's jaw-dropping 58-yard touchdown on a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left and allowed No. 19 Nebraska to beat second-tier McNeese State 31-24 on Saturday. McNeese State had erased a 10-point deficit to tie it 24-all with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 left, and they were facing third...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Avoids Upset Vs. McNeese State With Incredible Game-Winning TD (Video)

Nebraska and McNeese State appeared headed for overtime Saturday with the score tied 24-24 with under a minute to play in the fourth quarter. The Corn Huskers avoided a potential upset versus the FCS school with an amazing 58-yard touchdown catch by Ameer Abdullah. The senior running back broke at least four tackles on his way to the endzone, and nearly went down when three...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 25 Capsules

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Ameer Abdullah's 58-yard touchdown dash on a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left in No. 19 Nebraska's 31-24 victory over McNeese State on Saturday. McNeese State erased a 10-point deficit to tie it at 24 with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 left, and they were facing third-and-6 when Abdullah...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska RB Ameer Abullah Goes Beast Mode to Score Game Winning 58-Yard Touchdown

The Nebraskka Cornhuskers are one of the teams that say they are going to no longer schedule FCS teams after this season making Saturday's game against McNeese State the last one for the foreseeable future. Too often the games are bad with the FBS team running wild over the FCS one.That was far from the case with McNeese State though, but thanks to some late game heroics from...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Avoids Disastrous Loss To McNeese State With Crazy Last Minute TD

Nebraska and their fans got a nice three-hour long scare on Saturday when they narrowly beat FCS special McNeese State by one score. That score came in the final minute when running back Ameer Abdullah caught a short pass and ripped off a long run, breaking a handful of tackles en route to a 58-yard TD. Take another look: Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Abdullah's TD lets No. 19 Neb shake Cowboys 31-24

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Ameer Abdullah's jaw-dropping 58-yard touchdown after a short pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left and allowed No. 19 Nebraska to beat FCS McNeese State 31-24 on Saturday. McNeese State erased a 10-point deficit to tie Nebraska (2-0) at 24-all with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 to play, and they...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah breaks about five tackles on awesome winning TD (Video)

Credit Ameer Abdullah for saving Nebraska from embarrassment on Saturday. The Huskers were tied with McNeese State 24-24 late in the game and facing the prospect of losing to a cupcake. Luckily Abdullah made a game-breaking play. The senior running back caught a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. and broke about five tackles before breaking […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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