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B1G Men On Campus: 5 for the Heisman

On Twitter @TheCoachBart I’ll let you in on a little secret for this year’s Heisman race: 90 percent chance a quarterback wins it. So when you see this list, understand that it’s based more on the reality of the voting bloc and college football as it exists today rather than a list of “guys I think should be Heisman Trophy favorites” or “look who this idiot thinks are...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

B1G Men On Campus: 5 for the Heisman

On Twitter @TheCoachBart I’ll let you in on a little secret for this year’s Heisman race: 90 percent chance a quarterback wins it. So when you see this list, understand that it’s based more on the reality of the voting bloc and college football as it exists today rather than a list of “guys I think should be Heisman Trophy favorites” or “look who this idiot thinks are...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ameer Abdullah Explaining His Decision To Return For His Senior Season Will Make Nebraska Fans Proud

The Nebraska Huskers YouTube account put out an awesome video today where star running back Ameer Abdullah explained his decision to return to Lincoln for his senior year. Abdullah has previously said in interviews that getting a degree was important to him, but in this video, Abdullah goes into more detail, explaining that if he jumped to the NFL before finishing his degree, it...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

B1G Media Day Recap Day 2

“If someone is stronger than you, train harder,” Abdullah said.”If someone is faster than you, then you have to run smarter.” Day two of Big Ten Media Days in Chicago is about two things. We got two hours to speak with all the players and coaches in attendance and the kickoff luncheon capped by this year’s speaker Huskers RB Ameer Abdullah. As far as the coaches and players...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Media Days Are Over And I Couldn’t Be Happier

My head hurts. Look, I love Big Ten football as much as the next guy (I run a Big Ten website — you’re reading it now), but sweet mother of all that is holy, the Big Ten media days are boring. I’m sure it was cool for the media people who were actually there to see some of the players and coaches, but then again, most people in the mainstream media covering the Big Ten beat...
Via Know It All Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah Says Alabama Told Him He “Wouldn’t Be More Than A Return Specialist For Tide”

Nebraska star running back Ameer Abdullah was no slouch as a high school recruit. He was rated three or four stars depending on the service, and had offers from all over the country. One school that didn’t really believe in his potential? His home state school, Alabama. Abdullah, a Birmingham native, says that during his recruitment, an Alabama assistant was very frank with what...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Big Ten RBs Gordon, Abdullah share tight friendship

CHICAGO -- Ameer Abdullah placed his white suit jacket on the back of a chair and sat down to begin a two-hour interview session Tuesday morning during the Big Ten's annual media days gathering. The Nebraska running back, an engaging and eloquent speaker, was prepared to face a list of questions -- about team expectations, unionizing in college football and even the speech he...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Takes On Public Speaking. Is Heisman Next?

CHICAGO — At first, Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah wasn’t thrilled when Nebraska's sports information director put his name in...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Media Days: Melvin Gordon interview (audio)

Melvin Gordon spoke to a rather large contingent of media on Monday during the Big Ten Media Day’s first day. He had high praise for everyone around him and spoke glowingly of his offensive line, especially “best buddy” Rob Havenstein. Topics included: Fashion statements by UW players Relationship w/ RB coach Thomas Brown Relationship w/ Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah and more…...
Via Madtown Badgers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2 Wisconsin Badgers named to Big Ten’s Players to Watch list

Wisconsin got some love from the media late last week, being named the winner of the Big Ten West division in an unofficial poll put on by The Plain Dealer. On Monday, before Big Ten media days, the conference named two Badgers to its preseason Players to Watch List. Running back Melvin Gordon and right tackle Rob Havenstein were given that honor. They weren’t the only pair of...
Via Madtown Badgers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Gets Honor Of Speaking On Behalf Of B1G Players At Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon

Big Ten Media Days are July 28-29 in Chicago. Today, the conference released the list of players that will represent each team at the event. Each program will send three athletes and its head coach to meet with reporters during a series of interviews over a two-day period.  The event concludes with the Big Ten’s Kickoff Luncheon, during which one player from the conference makes...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s Hackenberg and Nine Other B1G Players Make Maxwell Watch List

The Maxwell Football Club has announced the preseason watch list for the Maxwell Award, given annually to the player of the year in college football. A total of ten Big Ten players made the preseason watch list for the award. They are: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State Stefon Diggs, WR, Maryland Devin Funchess, TE, Michigan Devin Gardner, QB, Michigan...
Via Know It All Football
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah and Nine Other B1G Players Make Hornung Watch List

Louisville, KY. - Monday, July 7, 2014 - The Louisville Sports Commission today named 47 multi-talented college football players to the 2014 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Paul Hornung Award, now in its fifth season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football...
Via Know It All Football
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Running Back prospects to keep an eye on during the 2014 college football season

A few weeks back I began preparation in earnest for the 2015 NFL Draft. I wrote about a number of quarterbacks who fit what the Saints are looking for in a quarterback and who could one day take the reins of the New Orleans offense. I then promised that I’d follow that up with a look at running backs who could fit nicely in the Saints offense in 2015. It only took six weeks, but...
Via cover32 - Saints
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big Ten Is Running Back Country

The stud running back appears to be a dying breed these days. We see them drafted lower and lower each year in the NFL with the migration to “running back-by-comittee” strategies league-wide. We also see more passing than we ever have in the college game, reducing the importance of the position at that level as well. One place where we aren’t really seeing the death of the...
Via Know It All Football
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah Scouting Report

Ameer Abdullah RB Nebraska #8 Ht: 5’9″ Wt: 190 All of our scouting reports are available to our premium members. If you would like access to our 2015 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Overview: Abdullah is a shifty runner who can make guys miss as he weaves through traffic. However, he lacks the elite speed to turn the corner and leave defenders in his dust....
Via DraftAce
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Leads the Big Ten in Rushing in 2014?

The Big Ten produced seven 1,000-yard rushers last season, headlined by Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah with 1,690 yards on 281 attempts. Abdullah...
Via Athlon Sports
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska’s RB Ameer Abdullah Does the Lion King With His Cat

We may be witness to a new trend when it comes to Nebraska football. Prior to the spring game Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini walked the tunnel holding his cat and lifted the feline up high Lion King style in front of thousands before the team ran on to the field.It appears that the Coach has inspired at least one of his players to honor his kitty cat as well--running back Ameer...
Via FatManWriting
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah, NCAA Football, A Cat, And A Ridiculous Stat Line

Ameer Abdullah is a legitimate candidate to win the Heisman trophy this fall. The Nebraska senior running back is the nation’s active leading rusher. Abdullah ran for 1690 yards and nine touchdowns in 2013, and he is expected to have better numbers in 2014.  The Heisman campaign has started for the Huskers’ tailback. Check out this vine of Abdullah playing EA Sports NCAA Football...
Via College Spun
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

B10 stars Abdullah, Gordon top returning rushers

After passing on opportunities to declare for the NFL draft, running backs Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska and Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin are the country's top two returning rushers.
Via FOXSports.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini signs contract extension with Nebraska

Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini signed an extension Wednesday that will keep him in Nebraska through the 2018 season, reports CBSSports.com’s Gregg Doyel. That much-discussed contract extension Nebraska hasn’t given Bo Pelini? He got it last week. Signed it Wednesday. Five years left. — Gregg Doyel (@GreggDoyelCBS) March 7, 2014 Pelini told Doyel that the contract sat on his desk...
Via Sports-Glory
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah ‘Merica tribute song is best thing to come from Nebraska since Warren Buffett

This 'Merica tribute song about Ameer Abdullah is the best thing to come from Nebraska since Warren Buffett.
Via Gamedayr
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilbon talks about commitment

The decision for Mikale Wilbon to choose Nebraska was about fit. He fits the offense, loves the offensive line and really likes the coaches and players. He is also looking forward to learning from Ameer Abdullah next year.
Via nebraska.scout.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska RB Abdullah says he's staying in school, skipping NFL Draft

All-Big Ten running back Ameer Abdullah says he is returning to Nebraska for his senior season. Abdullah, who ran for more than 1,800 yards as a junior, announced his decision Thursday. He had been considering declaring for the NFL draft after his second straight 1,000-yard season. Abdullah said each of his eight older siblings has graduated from college and it is important to...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

RB Abdullah announces he'll be back at Nebraska

All-Big Ten running back Ameer Abdullah says he is returning to Nebraska for his senior season. Abdullah, who ran for more than 1,800 yards as a junior, announced his decision Thursday. He had been considering declaring for the NFL draft after his second straight 1,000-yard season. Abdullah said each of his eight older siblings has graduated from college and it is important to...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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