AMEER ABDULLAH NEWS

McNeese St.-Nebraska Preview

Ameer Abdullah and Tommy Armstrong Jr. already seem to have the offense in high gear, though Nebraska may have to make adjustments without one of its top playmakers on the defensive side. With end Randy Gregory doubtful to play, the 19th-ranked Cornhuskers look for a 2-0 start with their 91st victory in 97 nonconference home games Saturday against FCS power McNeese State. Abdullah...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Georgia RB Todd Gurley Sits Atop ESPN Experts’ Heisman Poll After Week 1

The 79th Heisman Trophy will be awarded in a little more than three months. With Week 1 of the college football season complete, it’s time to start discussing the favorites for the sport’s most prestigious award.  Following the first weekend of the season, it’s the running backs that are standing out. Georgia junior running back Todd Gurley has likely emerged as the frontrunner...
Via College Spun
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Blowout FAU Powered By Abdullah’s Record Day

AP The first game of the season always brings excitement. Fans are excited to tailgate and see their team and how they will look for the upcoming season. The 125th season of Huskers football has fans feeling optimistic but cautious because of the four losses six years in a row. There are questions heading into the season like can Tommy Armstrong become an All-B1G caliber QB, is this...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Today

STARS -Todd Gurley, Georgia, ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score in the 12th-ranked Bulldogs' 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson. -Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska, ran for a career-high 232 yards and eclipsed 3,000 yards for his career in the No. 22 Cornhuskers' 55-7 rout of Florida Atlantic. -Everett Golson, Notre Dame, threw a...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Had 779 Yards Of Offense Today, The Most Ever In A Game By A Big Ten Team

Nebraska’s season opener went pretty well. The Huskers blew out Florida Atlantic, 55-7, setting a Big Ten record in the process.  On the day, Nebraska totaled 779 yards of total offense, the most ever by a Big Ten team in a single game. The Huskers had 493 yards rushing–227 by Heisman candidate Ameer Abdullah–and 286 yards through the air.  In Nebraska’s 55-7 vs. Florida...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 Nebraska rolls over Florida Atlantic

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 232 yards, Tommy Armstrong Jr. passed for a career-high 271 yards and two TDs, and No. 22 Nebraska defeated Florida Atlantic 55-7 Saturday. The Cornhuskers rushed for 498 of their 784 total yards and won their 29th straight opener, the longest streak in the nation. Abdullah had 178 yards by halftime while becoming the eighth...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 Nebraska rolls over Florida Atlantic 55-7

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 232 yards, Tommy Armstrong Jr. passed for a career-high 271 yards and two TDs, and No. 22 Nebraska defeated Florida Atlantic 55-7 Saturday. The Cornhuskers rushed for 498 of their 784 total yards and won their 29th straight opener, the longest streak in the nation. Abdullah had 178 yards by halftime while becoming the eighth...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FAU trounced in season opener on road against Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 232 yards, Tommy Armstrong Jr. passed for a career-high 271 yards and two TDs, and No. 22 Nebraska defeated Florida Atlantic 55-7 on Saturday. The Cornhuskers rushed for 498 of their 784 total yards, the fifth-most in their program's 125-year history. They won their 29th straight opener, the longest streak in the nation...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FAU trounced in season opener on road against Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 232 yards, Tommy Armstrong Jr. passed for a career-high 271 yards and two TDs, and No. 22 Nebraska defeated Florida Atlantic 55-7 on Saturday. The Cornhuskers rushed for 498 of their 784 total yards, the fifth-most in their program's 125-year history. They won their 29th straight opener, the longest streak in the nation...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Definitive Guide for Big 10 Football in 2014

As college football (finally) gets entirely underway on Saturday, there are those that still aren’t sure what to expect. For some teams, this offseason has been a tough one: Ohio State lost Heisman candidate, Braxton Miller, and Northwestern lost star running back, Venric Mark. However, hopes are high across the conference, with Ameer Abdullah spearheading a potent Cornhuskers...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 Cornhuskers open against Florida Atlantic

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska came out of preseason practice calling its offense the ''Red Storm'' and confident its defense will be better than the middling unit of a year ago. ''Now the test will come,'' coach Bo Pelini said. ''Once we get to the first game, the question will be can we apply what we've learned? Can we react with 93,000...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska RB Abdullah eager to win a championship

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Ameer Abdullah is in position to become the first Nebraska player to record three 1,000-yard rushing seasons. Not that it's a primary goal for him. ''Probably like 49th on my list,'' Abdullah said Monday. ''Win is like 1 through 38. And then you've got championship 39 through 47.'' Abdullah forgot to mention No. 48. Undoubtedly...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska vs. Florida Atlantic – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

Twitter/@Huskers This certainly isn’t the most appealing matchup of the first week of the college football season, but there this has the potential to be an entertaining game, as the Nebraska Cornhuskers — the 22nd ranked team in the country according to the AP and Coaches Polls — host the Florida Atlantic Owls. While we know a fair amount about Nebraska — namely that running...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Football Season Preview: Schedule Breakdown

In our latest Fighting Illini Football Season Preview we’ll be breaking down Illinois’ schedule for the upcoming season. Fighting Illini Football Season Preview: Quarterback Competition Youngstown State When: August 30, 2014, 11:00 A.M. Where: Memorial Stadium Coaches Poll: Unranked CBS: Unranked SI: Unranked NFL.com: Unranked 2013 Record: 8-4 Youngstown State is an FCS school...
Via Sports Mockery
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Fan-Made Nebraska Highlight Reel Will Get You Pumped For The 2014-15 Season

The 2013-14 Nebraska season featured some absolutely thrilled moments. The Huskers’ season featured blow outs of Illinois and Purdue, and thrilled close victories over Northwestern, Michigan, and Penn State in overtime, as well as a 24-19 Gator Bowl win over SEC power Georgia. With stars like Ameer Abdullah back for Nebraska, 2014-15 should be another fun year. This fan-made hype...
Via College Spun
28 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
July 30, 2014  |  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
July 30, 2014  |  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
July 30, 2014  |  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
July 29, 2014  |  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
July 29, 2014  |  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
July 29, 2014  |  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
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Heisman Odds: Evaluating the Senior Candidates and their 2015 NFL Draft Futures

Arguably the most prestigious single-season award in sports, the Heisman trophy is always a focus for college football fans and media members. We’ve seen underclassmen win the award with remarkable frequency in recent years, including having two straight Heisman winners return for another season. While finding a senior to win the award isn’t an easy task, evaluating these expectedly...
Via Optimum Scouting
July 18, 2014  |  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
July 10, 2014  |  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
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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