Expect more Cottons in the lineup this fall

Despite the graduation of Nebraska tight end Ben Cotton, the Huskers will likely have two Cottons in the lineup this fall.
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwestern Post: Ben Cotton

Nebraska senior tight end Ben Cotton only had one catch on Saturday - the game winning touchdown.
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska 29, Northwestern 28

Taylor Martinez threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns and Nebraska rallied to beat Northwestern 29-28 on Saturday. The Cornhuskers (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten) rallied from 12 down in the fourth, taking a one-point lead when Martinez hit Ben Cotton with a 7-yard pass with just over 2 minutes left, and hung on when a 53-yard field goal attempt by Northwestern's Jeff Budzien barely missed...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska's Bell setting sights on receiving record

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer Kenny Bell is on track to have one of the best seasons ever by a Nebraska receiver, and he just might achieve his goal of becoming the first Cornhusker to crack 1,000 yards receiving in a season. Bell has 20 catches for 463 yards through six games. Assuming the Huskers play the minimum of 12 games, he would need to increase...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Justin Jackson finds a home at center for Huskers

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer Justin Jackson had just one question for Nebraska's coaches when they asked him last winter if he would be willing to change positions for a third time. ''I asked them if I had an opportunity to play,'' he said. Of course, they told him - if he earned it. That's all he needed to hear. Jackson...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Reed/Cotton look to healthy Sr. years

Nebraska senior tight end Kyler Reed is healthy. So is tight end Ben Cotton. Which means Nebraska has a few more options in 2012.
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Will the 2012 Class Live Up to 2007?

When it comes to recruiting, you're perpetually seeking to raise the bar on talent for your team. If the incoming class is inferior to the one you recruited 4-5 years ago, then presumably your overall talent declines. A decline in talent would presumably be evident on the field as would an improvement. The easy way to compare classes might just be to count stars or recruiting...
Via Big Red Network
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Departure of Kerr Opens Up Scholarship

It's been reported that sophomore tight end J.T. Kerr is no longer on the roster for Nebraska. While that reduces NU's depth at the position, it also opens up an additional scholarship in time for signing day. With Sam Cotton already in the upcoming recruiting class, you might expect Nebraska to add a player at some other position, though another tight end wouldn't...
Via Big Red Network
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Nebraska OL Rodriguez ruled out of bowl

Offensive lineman Andrew Rodriguez of No. 21 Nebraska has been ruled out of the Capital One Bowl against No. 10 South Carolina because of a sprained foot. Coach Bo Pelini said Tuesday that the left guard didn't make the trip with the team but could be at the bowl site late in the week. Rodriguez has missed the last three games. Seung Hoon Choi started in his place against Penn...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Iowa-Nebraska rivalry is ripe for fans' trash talk

Greg Galles is a hardcore Iowa Hawkeyes fan. Jessica Wilson Galles loves her Nebraska Cornhuskers. One of the topics the Omaha couple discussed in premarital counseling before their July wedding was what they would do each year when Iowa and Nebraska play their annual football game. Their counselor - and Jessica swears she's not joking - recommended that they go separate ways...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Cotton, Rodriguez to Miss Michigan Game

Injury Update: Cotton, Rodriguez to Miss Michigan Game In his regular Thursday briefing with the press, Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini confirmed that guard Andrew Rodriguez and tight end Ben Cotton will miss Saturday's game with Michigan due to injuries. Rodriguez has an injured foot, Cotton a shoulder. Former walk on Seung Hoon Choi...
Via Big Red Network
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

HDVideo: Ben Cotton PSU Week

Nebraska tight end Ben Cotton says the Huskers have to do a better job keep focusing throughout the week. Come inside as Cotton talked with reporters on Monday.
November 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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