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Nebraska Edges Iowa 37-34 in Thrilling Overtime Regular Season Finale

Tommy Armstrong threw for four touchdowns and the Nebraska Cornhuskers overcame a 17 point  second half deficit, two first half turnovers, and a blocked punt returned for a touchdown to eek out a 37-34 overtime victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes in the annual Heroes game season finale.It was a thrilling end to the regular season for two teams that endured up and down seasons.Kenny Bell...
Via Football Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska mounts 17-point comeback, beats Iowa in OT

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Nebraska found itself down 17 points and staring at a devastating third straight loss. Tommy Armstrong Jr. led the Huskers on one of the best comebacks in school history - and took some heat off of embattled coach Bo Pelini. Kenny Bell caught a 9-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Nebraska rallied to beat Iowa 37-34 on Friday, snapping a two-game losing streak...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska beats Iowa 37-34 in OT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Kenny Bell caught a 9-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Nebraska rallied to beat Iowa 37-34 on Friday, snapping a two-game losing streak. Tommy Armstrong Jr. had four TD passes for the Cornhuskers (9-3, 5-3 Big Ten), who trailed by as many as 17 points before storming back in the second half. Nebraska tied the school record for the largest road comeback. Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota rallies to upset No. 23 Huskers 28-24

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Briean Boddy-Calhoun ripped the ball out of Nebraska receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El's hands at the Minnesota 2-yard line after Mitch Leidner scored the go-ahead touchdown, and the Gophers overcame a 14-point halftime deficit to defeat No. 23 Nebraska 28-24 on Saturday. The No. 25 Gophers (8-3, 5-2) can win the Big Ten West and go to the conference championship game...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

For Nebraska's Bell, blocking as fun as receiving

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Kenny Bell is the quintessential Nebraska receiver, which is to say he's defined as much by his blocking as his catching. Bell was recognized for the glory that comes with his position rather than the grunt work when he set the school record for career receptions in the Cornhuskers' 42-24 win over Rutgers on Saturday. He'll likely become the career leader in receiving...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 16 Nebraska looks to start faster vs. Rutgers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska goes into its game against Rutgers hoping to carry over the momentum from the second half of last week's game against Northwestern. The No. 16 Cornhuskers (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) got off to a slow start against the Wildcats just as they did the week before at Michigan State. Unlike against the Spartans, the Huskers came back to win, outgaining the Wildcats...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Bell: greatest Nebraska Cornhuskers WR ALL TIME. PERIOD

Kenny Bell is the greatest NU wideout of all time. Seriously. Nebraska Cornhuskers football is a very proud program that has accomplished a lot of things. However, they really haven’t had a whole lot of standout receivers. Kenny Bell had 5 receptions for 89 yards tonight at Northwestern through three quarters. He finished with those numbers as the Huskers blew Northwestern out...
Via The Sports Bank
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

From the Spartan Sideline, Cornhusker Edition: Nebraska vs. Michigan State Preview

After two weeks in a row of overpowering nonconference cupcakes, the Michigan State Spartans step up their game and head into Big Ten play on an offensive and defensive roll. That’s good news, considering they welcome the Nebraska Cornhuskers to East Lansing for a Saturday night test under the lights. Since a scare against McNeese State, the Huskers have been on a roll, winning...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 03, 2014  |  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 in the stands?'' The 22nd-ranked Cornhuskers...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  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
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Worked as a Bartender to Get Utilities Turned Back on

Kenny Bell may have led the Cornhuskers in receiving yards the last three-straight seasons, but apparently the water and energy companies in the area aren’t too worried about ensuring he makes it a fourth. According to Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports, the star wideout was forced to go almost two weeks without power or running water, after running out of money. To help rectify the situation...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska star WR Kenny Bell bartends to pay his bills

University of Nebraska senior wide receiver Kenny Bell is poised to become the Cornhuskers’ all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards — but he ended up becoming a part-time bartender so that he could get his electricity and water turned back on in his house.   
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini Unveiled Cornhuskers “Red Rising” Uniform By Wearing It Himself

Update: …and we’ve got video. Pelini, while unveiling the uniforms, gets into it with a few of his players, including wideout Kenny Bell, before taking the helmet off. As you’d imagine, he gets a hearty chuckle from his team. Earlier: Most of the time, college football programs ask a few upperclassmen to do the honors of debuting a new uniform for the rest of the team in the...
Via College Spun
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Kenny Bell Ditched His Fro, Bo Pelini Is Sad About It

Nebraska wide receiver Kenny Bell, who is set to break many Cornhuskers receiving records in his upcoming senior year, will be sporting a new look his fall. Bell, who easily had the best afro in all of college football, lost a bet to Northern Colorado DE Devontae Chapple and was forced to shave it off. It is truly the end of an era. Lost a bet and my brother @runDMChap_91 made me...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers season preview

Bo Pelini is on a roll with six straight nine-win seasons, but has plenty of issues to address if the Nebraska Cornhuskers will be able to crack the top 10. Pelini’s squad finished 2013 with a No. 25 ranking in the coaches poll after defeating Georgia 24-19 in the Gator Bowl and will have a new challenge in 2014 as the school has been realigned to the Big Ten West Division. ...
Via College Football Universe
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Wideout Kenny Bell Is Very Upset That The Cornhuskers Have 4 Night Games

Seemingly, Saturday night college football games are a winning combination for all involved. Fans get to tailgate all day and watch their team play during primetime, while players get to play under the lights for a larger television audience. But Nebraska wide receiver Kenny Bell is painting a much different picture. Bell, upon learning that the Cornhuskers will have four night games...
Via College Spun
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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