Look: Nebraska Football’s Back in Black(Shirts)

Maybe Bo Pelini’s Nebraska Cornhuskers finally earned them. Maybe a report got back to him that a growing segment of the Nebraska football fan population actually started wondering where they went. Maybe he wanted to prevent questions by the media about when they were going to be busted out. Maybe it’s all the above. Regardless, the [&hellip No visits yet The post Look:...
Via No Coast Bias
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Has Finally Handed Out The Blackshirts To His Nebraska Defense

Seven games into its season, the Nebraska defense can now call itself “The Blackshirts,” the nickname given to the Huskers’ first-team unit and other key players beginning in the 1960s.  At today’s practice, Bo Pelini handed out the black practice jerseys to his defense, which allowed only 17 points to Northwestern following a seven-point second-half performance against...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini says the ESPN-SEC relationship is not good for college football

Before we get started, that’s the greatest sports picture of the year, right? College football is a universe filled with conflicts of interests and complex relationships.  Athletes and institutions, sponsors and scholarships, television networks and conferences. There’s a “you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours” nature about the sport that always lies somewhere beneath...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Brady Hoke, Bo Pelini, Nick Hill, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football. All I Need Is a Miracle.Shawn Windsor says Michigan head coach Brady Hoke needs an upset win against Michigan State this weekend to "start saving his job." (The Detroit Free Press)Too Close for Comfort?Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini criticizes ESPN's relationship with the SEC. ('ve seen...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini doesn’t agree with ESPN’s relationship with the SEC

Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini has had his problems in the past with the Southern Eastern Conference. Before the start of the season, Pelini had a few things to say about Ole Miss recruiting practices. Now Pelini has another problem but it is with the conference as a whole along with the carrier of their network. Pelini says that he doesn’t agree with ESPN’s relationship with...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Thinks SEC Network-ESPN Relationship Is “Bad For College Football”

The SEC Network has only been on air for two months, but there are many in the industry who believe that its existence is giving the conference an advantage over its competitors. Monday, we learned that Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini is among them. At his weekly press conference, he told reporters that he believes the ESPN-SEC Network relationship is “bad for college football...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers QB Tommy Armstrong Jr: better than you think

“Tommy’s growing. He’s getting better,” said Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini of his starting quarterback. “He’s not the finished product yet, but I don’t know a quarterback who is after playing a year and a half.” Tommy Armstrong Jr isn’t going to be all league this year, but he did make three huge throws on third down for the Huskers that were critical for sustaining...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers, Northwestern brace for another tight game

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) The last time Nebraska played at Northwestern two years ago, so many Cornhuskers fans packed the stadium that the home team had to go to a silent count on offense. Coach Bo Pelini wouldn't be shocked if a similar scenario unfolds again. No. 19 Nebraska visits Northwestern in a game that matches two teams that played absolute thrillers the previous three years...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dantonio, Pelini don’t see eye-to-eye on clapping issue

Call it “Clapgate” or “The Great Clapping Debate of 2014″ or whatever name you want, but it’s pretty clear that Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio and Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini don’t see eye-to-eye on what went down last Saturday night in East Lansing, Mich. What we initially saw were multiple snapping issues between quarterback Tommy Armstrong, Jr. and senior...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Says Michigan State Defenders Were Clapping, Screwing Up Nebraska’s Snap Count

Nebraska had some issues snapping the ball during its loss against Michigan State Saturday night. On multiple occasions, quarterback Tommy Armstrong and center Mark Pelini didn’t appear to be on the same page, leading to a few false start penalties.  This wasn’t really the Huskers fault, though, so says Bo Pelini on today’s Big Ten coaches conference call.  Pelini attributed...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Punter Celebrates By Petting Imaginary Cat (Video)

If there were a college football award for sense of humor, Michigan State punter Mike Sadler would be in the mix. Sadler decided to have a little fun with his team’s important Saturday night Big 10 matchup against the University of Nebraska. which included the Spartans’ punter petting an imaginary cat. First, some vital background information. There’s a very popular parody...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Shouts Out His Twitter Friend @FauxPelini After An Awesome Punt

One of our favorite college football Twitter friendships is the one between Mike Sadler, Michigan State’s excellent punter, and @FauxPelini, the amazing Bo Pelini parody account. The two had a long back-and-forth this week ahead of tonight’s Michigan State-Nebraska game, and Sadler promised to give a shout-out to @FauxPelini after a punt. @FauxPelini I’m not. But after every...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini’s Michigan State Calendar

It’s been another busy week for Nebraska Cornhuskers head football coach, Bo Pelini.  He’s been prepping his team for what appears to be the biggest game of his tenure.  It’s a top ten matchup against a developing rival; a chance to slay the demons of Pelini-past and blaze a new trail towards the College Football [&hellip (Visited 47 times, 47 visits today) The post Bo...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska vs. Michigan State: How the Programs Rose to Prominence

With conference play now in full swing, it did not take long for one of the most massive games to greet Big Ten fans. When Nebraska travels to Michigan State on Saturday night, the eyes of the nation will be back on the Big Ten to see which of these teams will remain in the discussion for a College Football Playoff appearance. Both of these teams currently stand atop the power rankings...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Sadler vs. Faux Pelini among literature and history’s elite feuds

The Montagues and the Capulets. Captain Ahab and Moby-Dick. Al Capone and Bugs Moran. Mike Sadler and Faux Pelini. Yes you read that right. Mike Sadler and Faux Pelini have reached the level of literature and history’s most elite feuds. In the continuation of their now famous Twitter interactions, Sadler and Pelini were at it again on Monday in preparation for this Saturday nights...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Nebraska fanbase taking Bo Pelini cat jokes up a notch

The Bo Pelini cat jokes are not losing any steam. As we saw tonight at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, the Kitty Pelini bit is still hilarious. Cornhuskers fans are embracing it with more momentum every week. Take a look below at this screen grab from the game broadcast tonight. You’ll see a few NU co-eds sporting cat posters as they cheer on their team.  credit: Big Ten Network...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Illini: brutally honest preview

This is where the issues and struggling with McNeese State really matter for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Don’t you dare call it “adversity.” Adverse circumstances are real life problems where you have to overcome serious obstacles. That’s “adversity.” What happened to NU was “sucking at football for three and a half quarters.” or to be more politically correct “nothing...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers' Pelini expecting surprises from Illinois

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska coach Bo Pelini and his players will prepare for Illinois this week with the understanding that some of what his defense sees in Saturday night's Big Ten opener will not necessarily have been something they saw in film study. ''They're a little bit of a flavor-of-the-week type offense,'' Pelini said Monday. ''They have...
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29 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...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska RB saves No. 19 Huskers from upset, Fake Bo Pelini from tears

With No. 19 Nebraska tied 24-all with McNeese State with 35 seconds left in the fourth, the Cornhuskers were toeing a dangerous line. To Fake Bo Pelini, the repurcussions of a loss were obvious. "IF WE LOSE WE WILL DROP IN THE POLLS FOR SURE," he tweeted, from somewhere. Then, on a third and six at the Huskers 42, Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. dropped back and found WR...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska WRs Kenny Bell, Jamal Turner Both Appear To Be Injured, Out For Second Half Of Game

Nebraska is currently having some difficulty putting away its Week 2 opponent, McNeese State. The Huskers lead the FCS team, 21-14, midway through the contest’s third quarter.  The score of the game isn’t the only problem for Bo Pelini’s team, though. Two of quarterback Tommy Armstrong’s favorite targets–senior wideouts Kenny Bell and Jamal Turner–are both in street...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

@FauxPelini Cracks Twitter Joke About 9/4 Being “Bo Pelini Day”

Under Bo Pelini, Nebraska has lost exactly four games every season dating back to his first year at the helm in 2008. In 2008, 2011, and 2013, Pelini’s Cornhuskers have gone 9-4. This strange consistency has become a running joke among college football fans, and everyone’s favorite Twitter parody account @FauxPelini took the opportunity to make a joke about September 4 being...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Could week two be reminiscent of week one for the Nebraska Cornhuskers? After throttling Florida Atlantic, 55-7, during their season opener, Bo Pelini and the rest of the Huskers take on another opponent that isn’t exactly a national powerhouse in FCS squad McNeese State. This is the first game of the year for the Cowboys, who went 10-3 during 2013. While the Cowboys are a fine...
Via College Spun
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Doesn’t Know If Nebraska Is In The FBS Or The FCS

Most college football fans know the difference between the FBS and the FCS. As a refresher, FBS is the “Football Bowl Subdivision,” and is composed of 125 schools that are eligible to play in bowl games at the end of the season. It also used to be known as “Division I-A.” The FCS is the “Football Championship Subdivision,” used to be known as “Division I-AA,” and...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Says Star DE Randy Gregory Is ‘Day-To-Day,’ Probably Could’ve Played Yesterday

Despite Nebraska’s blowout victory against Florida Atlantic in the season opener, many Husker fans still had cause for concern at the end of the first Saturday of the college football season.  The team’s star defensive player, defensive end Randy Gregory, played just one series before sitting out the rest of Nebraska’s 55-7 victory with ice taped around his left knee.  Following...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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