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Jets add another kicker to challenge Nick Folk for job

The New York Jets have a history of challenging their incumbent kickers and punters with competition in camp. Nick Folk is no exception.A month after signing Derek Dimke to push Folk in re-earning his job, Gang Green added another boot in undrafted Nebraska product Brett Maher Sunday.Maher's agent, Robert Roche, announced the news on Twitter. Maher was good on 39 of his 50 collegiate...
Via AFC East Daily
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bondi hopes to carry on Nebraska kicker tradition

(Updates. With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer Nebraska kicker Mauro Bondi welcomes the high expectations. He might as well, because they're unavoidable. A line of accomplished kickers have come to Lincoln before him, and he's determined to add his name to the list alongside Kris Brown, Josh Brown, Alex Henery and Brett Maher. Henery and Maher combined to make...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Mock Draft Kicker/Punter Rankings by CJ

2013 NFL Mock Draft K/P RankingsBy CJ MilnerNFL Draft Prospect| Projected Draft RoundKickerDustin Hopkins, Florida State 5-6Caleb Sturgis, Florida 5-6Brett Maher, Nebraska 6-7Dan Conroy 7-FAPunterRyan Allen, Louisiana Tech 5 Brad Wing, LSU 5-6Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State 6-7Jeff Locke, UCLA 6-7Scott Kovanda, Ball State 7-FACheck out where we have these players going: Hunter’s 2013...
Via New NFL Draft
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kicker Patrick Smith convinced by state trooper to transfer to Nebraska

Western Illinois University kicker Patrick Smith has one of the better legs in the country. He just completed his junior season at WIU, where he was one of 10 finalists for the Fred Mitchell Outstanding Place-Kicker Award. Smith was 10-for-10 on field goals last fall, and he has decided to take his talents to a bigger football conference like the Big Ten. According to the Quincy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska Punt Block Becomes Endzone Scramble for Safety

The Capital One Bowl has been entertaining so far. Early in the 1st quarter deep in Nebraska’s own territory, Nebraska punter Brett Maher’s punt was blocked by Georgia’s Shawn Williams and bounced into the end zone. A handful of Georgia players dive on the ball. If anyone of the Bulldogs corrals the football it is a Georgia touchdown. However, the ball squirts out of everyone’s...
Via College Football Section
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Loses in Controversial Fashion at Nebraska

Buzz On Broad is proud to bring to you a brand new segment called "Inside PSU." We are all aware of the recent events surrounding the proud university involving some deranged higher-ups formerly employed by Penn State. The 2012 football season at PSU marks the first season under a new regime and even more monumentally, the start of a brand new chapter in Penn State history...
Via Buzz On Broad
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska: first look

Read our preseason preview here. When Nebraska joined the Big Ten at the start of last season, the Cornhuskers were expected to compete for the Big Ten title right away. Instead, they went just 9-4 with three losses in the conference and a third place Legends division finish. Michigan handled the ‘Huskers easily in Ann Arbor, winning 45-17 and outgaining them 418 to 260. This season...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Box Score: (12) Ohio State 63, (21) Nebraska 38

The Buckeyes got off to a bit of a rough start. Although Ohio State went up 7-0 after Bradley Roby took a Taylor Martinez the other way for a pick-six, but the Scarlet & Gray didn’t look particularly sharp in the first quarter. They went three-and-out during their first three possessions and they ended the first quarter trailing 14-7. Ohio State scored a TD on each of their...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Wisconsin lets lead slip away in 30-27 loss to Neb

Wisconsin couldn't finish the job Saturday night against No. 22 Nebraska. The Badgers lost 30-27 after their 17-point lead evaporated in the second half as Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez guided four straight scoring drives against a tiring defense. ''This is the worst feeling ever,'' running back Montee Ball said. ''We had it. We clearly had it...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 22 Nebraska 30, Wisconsin 27

Wisconsin couldn't finish the job Saturday night against No. 22 Nebraska. The Badgers lost 30-27 after their 17-point lead evaporated in the second half as Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez guided four straight scoring drives against a tiring defense. ''This is the worst feeling ever,'' running back Montee Ball said. ''We had it. We clearly had it...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Martinez leads Huskers' rally past Badgers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Taylor Martinez guided four straight scoring drives against a tiring Wisconsin defense in the second half to lead No. 22 Nebraska's comeback from a 17-point deficit to defeat the Badgers 30-27 on Saturday night.Martinez scored on a 38-yard run, threw a 10-yard TD pass to Kyler Reed and set up Brett Maher for the tying and go-ahead field goals. Maher'...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 22 Huskers rally to beat Badgers

Taylor Martinez guided four straight scoring drives against a tiring Wisconsin defense in the second half to lead No. 22 Nebraska's comeback from a 17-point deficit to defeat the Badgers 30-27 on Saturday night. Martinez scored on a 38-yard run, threw a 10-yard TD pass to Kyler Reed and set up Brett Maher for the tying and go-ahead field goals. Maher's 41-yarder with 9:41...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA 36, Nebraska 30: Bruins Earn Victory the Hard Way

Nebraska coaches and players said it all week, they knew this trip wasn't going to be easy. Not because of the time difference or the venue of the game, but because they were facing a very good Bruins squad under first year head coach Jim Mora. They found out just how good as UCLA (2-0) knocked off the 16th ranked Cornhuskers (1-1), 36-30, in front of a nearly sold out Rose...
Via Bloguin Best
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA 36, Nebraska 30: Bruins Earn Victory the Hard Way

Nebraska coaches and players said it all week, they knew this trip wasn't going to be easy. Not because of the time difference or the venue of the game, but because they were facing a very good Bruins squad under first year head coach Jim Mora. They found out just how good as UCLA (2-0) knocked off the 16th ranked Cornhuskers (1-1), 36-30, in front of a nearly sold out Rose...
Via Crystal Ball Run
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Quick Hitter: Maher's offseason work

Nebraska senior kicker Brett Maher was first-team All-Big Ten as a kicker and a punter in 2011. Ask him about his season last year and he will tell you, "I missed four kicks."
Via nebraska.scout.com
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Maher's Advisors: Brown, Henery and Larson

With all due respect to Nebraska Special Teams Coach John Papuchis, Husker junior Brett Maher had something outside-the-box going for him in becoming the first Big Ten place-kicker/punter in 10 years
Via Huskers.com
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

All-Big Ten Teams Testament to NU Walk-On Program

When the All-Big Ten teams were announced, it was no surprise to see Butkus finalist Lavonte David, cornerback extraordinaire Alfonzo Dennard, and workhorse/Superman Rex Burkhead honored as first team selections. Given his performances this season, it was also no shock to see walk-on kicker/punter Brett Maher receive top honors in the conference as both a kicker and a punter. But...
Via Big Red Network
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Huskers Earn Five Spots on All-Big Ten First Team

Nebraska players earned five first-team spots on both the Coaches and Media All-Big Ten teams announced on Monday evening. Junior Brett Maher was named first-team All-Big Ten as both a place-kicker and punter, and he was joined on the first team by junior running back Rex Burkhead, senior linebacker Lavonte David and senior cornerback Alfonzo Dennard.
Via Huskers.com
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Week 13 Big Ten Picks

The Big Ten regular season is over after this week, who will play Michigan State in the Big Ten’s first ever Big Ten Championship game Penn State or Wisconsin. Will this be the year Michigan finally beats Ohio State? Find out below in week 13 Big Ten picks. My Record so far Straight Up: 66-23 (Big Ten play 28-13) Versus the Spread: 42-36 (Big Ten play 23-18) IOWA at...
Via thepigskinreport.com
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Maher Earns Third Big Ten Award of 2011

Nebraska place-kicker/punter Brett Maher picked up his third Big Ten weekly honor on Monday, as he was named Co-Special Teams Player of the Week along with Purdue's Kawann Short.
Via Huskers.com
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

HALFTIME REPORT

The pre-game moment of silence with both teams at midfield was a nice touch and emotional. So, it's still difficult to talk football, but, with Nebraska leading 10-0, here goes: -- Silas Redd could be hurt. Big trouble, although Brandon Beachum looks faster than usual. -- Nebraska has two weapons on offense, Rex Burkhead, who sheds defenders and moves the pile, and QB Taylor...
Via Nittany Lines
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

NEBRASKA (7-2) AT PENN STATE (8-1)

Noon Saturday, Beaver StadiumTV: ESPNRadio: Penn State Radio Network, including WAEB-AM 790, Allentown The skinny: Beyond any doubt, this game will have the most surreal feeling in the history of Penn State football. Seems so inconsequential to even talk about the play on the field, but: Nebraska has a very good defense, and the Lions will have trouble piecing together drives. Yes...
Via Nittany Lines
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Maher Named Groza Award Semifinalist

Nebraska's Brett Maher was named one of 20 semifinalists for the 2011 Lou Groza Award announced Friday by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.
Via Huskers.com
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Maher Named Groza Award Semifinalist

Nebraska's Brett Maher was named one of 20 semifinalists for the 2011 Lou Groza Award announced Friday by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.
Via Huskers.com
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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