Most difficult player for Nebraska to replace: Ameer Abdullah

The Nebraska Cornhuskers enter the 2015 season with a new head coach in Mike Riley. I am sure he wishes there was a way to have both Randy Gregory and Ameer Abdullah for one season to help smooth his transition but they are both gone.Replacing Gregory's game changing ability on defense will be near impossible but he doesn't get the nod from me. Over the last two seasons Ameer Abdullah...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions sign second round pick Ameer Abdullah to rookie deal

The Lions made their Reggie Bush replacement official Wednesday inking second round draft pick Ameer Abdullah to his rookie contract. For the former Nebraska running back, expectations seem high as Abdullah will more than likely be inserted right into the backfield rotation with Joique Bell. Undoubtedly the Lions will be looking for more production from this spot not to mention an...
Via The Majors Detroit
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Giving Ameer Abdullah a Look At Punt Returner

Former Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah has proven himself to be a pretty shifty runner over the years playing for the Cornhuskers. It's the kind of talent that definitely pays off for a running back, but it can be even more valuable for a punt returner.So it is good Ameer Abdullah has some sweet feet since he may return punts for the Lions.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Post-Spring football Q&A with Cornnation

Spring football is done and dusted, and with a little distance between the spring games and spring practices it’s time for us to take a look at what those closest to the programs are thinking about their teams. Welcome to our first post-spring football Q&A, featuring the Nebraska Cornhuskers and our good friends (and football and basketball power poll voters) at Corn Nation...
Via Talking 10
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Too Early Preview: BYU vs Nebraska

Over the next few weeks I’m going to start previewing the BYU Football schedule. It’s a better use of my time then another obligatory off season expansion post. I’m going to go game by game starting with Nebraska and ending with Utah State. Oddly enough this is going to be the first time BYU and Nebraska ever play in football. BYU kicks it season off against Nebraska in around...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions steal sneaky fast, “angry” running back at pick No. 54 (video)

The Detroit Lions offensive line got significantly better on Thursday night. On Friday they drafted a running back who will work behind that new look line. The #Lions take #Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah at No. 54. They get their new Reggie Bush. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 2, 2015 On ESPN’s draft broadcast Todd McShay said Abdullah runs “angry” and always fights for the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Girlfriends of the NFL Draft: Georgia Ellenwood

  Of course you remember way back in 2014 when we first told you about Georgia Ellenwood, a Wisconsin heptathlete, who was dating Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah. It was big news then and could be even bigger news tonight if somehow Ameer is able to sneak into the 1st round of the NFL Draft. OK, so it’s not happening. It’s highly likely Ellenwood and Abdullah will be...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah might be the running back the NFL needs

Nebraska fans already hold the star running back in very high regard, but could Ameer Abdullah be exactly what the doctor ordered for the NFL? You will often hear about players being "high-character guys" during the draft process but with Abdullah, it is not just a draft buzzword. He was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten student-athlete, two-time winner of the Nebraska HERO award for...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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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April 14, 2015  |  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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April 13, 2015  |  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...
Via FatManWriting
April 12, 2015  |  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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April 06, 2015  |  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...
April 03, 2015  |  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

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...
Via Busted Coverage
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

Big Ten Football Top 25 Players: 2014 Postseason No’s 5-1

Our weeklong journey comes to an end today, as we give you the best of the best…the top of the 2014 Big Ten mountain. That’s right, the end of the Big Ten football Top 25 players list! Previous Rankings: No’s 25-21 | No’s 20-16 | No’s 15-11 | No’s 10-6 Some of the names we expected to be here, others surprised us and still others flat-out floored us with their performances...
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December 19, 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
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