TOMMY ARMSTRONG JR. NEWS

Neb's Armstrong will measure himself against Miami

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The big numbers Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. has put up through three games must be accompanied by a three-word caveat: Consider the competition. If he keeps doing what he's been doing when Miami visits Memorial Stadium on Saturday night, no one will doubt the strides Armstrong has made since he was forced into the starter's role a year ago...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska hammers Fresno State 55-19

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a 70-yard touchdown pass on the fourth play from scrimmage and Ameer Abdullah scored on a 57-yard run on Nebraska's next play to lead the Cornhuskers to a 55-19 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night. De'Mornay Pierson-El added an 86-yard punt return touchdown and Imani Cross scored on a 62-yard run for the Cornhuskers ...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska escapes against FCS McNeese State

Normally a program would be excited about starting the season winning its first two games.  Despite being 2-0, Nebraska has to be worried about where they are.  Nebraska barely escaped this afternoon 31-24 against FCS level McNeese State. The Cowboys were looking to pull off the upset but that was foiled by a 58 yard play by Tommy Armstrong Jr to Ameer Abdullah. Their play has...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 19 Nebraska escapes McNeese State on RB Abdullah's last-minute TD

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Ameer Abdullah's jaw-dropping 58-yard touchdown on a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left and allowed No. 19 Nebraska to beat second-tier McNeese State 31-24 on Saturday. McNeese State had erased a 10-point deficit to tie it 24-all with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 left, and they were facing third...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 25 Capsules

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Ameer Abdullah's 58-yard touchdown dash on a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left in No. 19 Nebraska's 31-24 victory over McNeese State on Saturday. McNeese State erased a 10-point deficit to tie it at 24 with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 left, and they were facing third-and-6 when Abdullah...
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9 days ago  |  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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Abdullah's TD lets No. 19 Neb shake Cowboys 31-24

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Ameer Abdullah's jaw-dropping 58-yard touchdown after a short pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left and allowed No. 19 Nebraska to beat FCS McNeese State 31-24 on Saturday. McNeese State erased a 10-point deficit to tie Nebraska (2-0) at 24-all with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 to play, and they...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah breaks about five tackles on awesome winning TD (Video)

Credit Ameer Abdullah for saving Nebraska from embarrassment on Saturday. The Huskers were tied with McNeese State 24-24 late in the game and facing the prospect of losing to a cupcake. Luckily Abdullah made a game-breaking play. The senior running back caught a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. and broke about five tackles before breaking […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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13 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...
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16 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...
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16 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...
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16 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...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR's behind-the-back grab may be weirdest you'll see all year

When it comes time to compile the odd, circus-like grabs of 2014, it's going to be hard to rival Jordan Westerkamp's on Saturday. The Nebraska sophomore wide receiver was running a route against Florida Atlantic when QB Tommy Armstrong Jr.'s pass almost got picked off by an Owls defender. That near turnover led to this: It's not the first eye-catching grab Westerkamp...
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16 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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers' Fyfe driven by his desire for scholarship

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska's Ryker Fyfe has used his underdog attitude to fuel his drive to the top backup quarterback's job behind Tommy Armstrong Jr. Fyfe's only scholarship offer coming out of Grand Island High in 2012 was from Division II Nebraska-Kearney. He said he was confident he could play big-time college football and accepted Nebraska's invitation to...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska's QB Armstrong says expectations high

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Tommy Armstrong Jr. had never taken a meaningful snap when he was thrust into the Nebraska starting quarterback's job. Yet he helped the Cornhuskers to a nine-win season that ended with a bowl victory over Georgia. The sophomore knows expectations are higher this season. ''I feel like a leader,'' he said. ''I've gained the respect...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Know the Badgers foe: Nebraska

  This is the 10th in a 12-week Friday series looking at the Wisconsin football team's 2014 opponents. If Wisconsin is going to have one significant nemesis in the newly formed Big Ten West, there's no question it will be Nebraska. The Cornhuskers have been consistently good for years, and the team has never won fewer than nine games in six seasons under coach Bo Pelini...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Neb QB Armstrong says he's learned from mistakes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Tommy Armstrong Jr. is taking ownership of the Nebraska starting quarterback's job, saying he has learned from the mistakes he made last season.
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini signs contract extension with Nebraska

Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini signed an extension Wednesday that will keep him in Nebraska through the 2018 season, reports CBSSports.com’s Gregg Doyel. That much-discussed contract extension Nebraska hasn’t given Bo Pelini? He got it last week. Signed it Wednesday. Five years left. — Gregg Doyel (@GreggDoyelCBS) March 7, 2014 Pelini told Doyel that the contract sat on his desk...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Mile McQueary, Urban Meyer, Iowa, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big 10 and its influence over college football. The elephant that's still in the room.An ESPN The Magazine article by Don Van Natta Jr. reports that former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary told Penn St. players that he had been sexually abused as a child in November of 2011. McQueary is expected be a prosecution witness in the criminal trial of Penn...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Replacements: Taylor Martinez and Nate Scheelhaase will be Missed

It seems like this year there is an epic clearout at the quarterback position throughout the FBS, with seniors graduating and juniors (and sophomores) declaring. Not just any old quarterback either – multi-year starters who have been the face of their franchise. So, who’s in the battle for the thankless job of replacing these stars?   Taylor Martinez, Nebraska He may have tantalized...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska beats No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in Gator Bowl

Tommy Armstrong Jr. dropped five steps into the end zone, locked onto receiver Quincy Enunwa and heaved the ball as far as he could. The pass traveled 50 yards in the air - and then Enunwa ran 50 more. The result was the longest play in Nebraska and Gator Bowl history. Armstrong and Enunwa hooked for a 99-yard touchdown strike that propelled Nebraska to a 24-19 win over No. 23...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

S.Carolina, LSU and Nebraska With Early Bowl Wins

This is the part of the College Football Bowl season where you can start paying attention.Though to look at a couple of these games, paying attention and attending appear to be two different teams.We start in Jacksonville in front of a crowd of tens, where Nebraska wins the Gator Bowl title over the University of Georgia 24-19 in a truly uninspiring game that featured the Huskers...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gator Bowl: Nebraska's monstrous pass highlights win over Georgia

Tommy Armstrong Jr. connected with Quincy Enunwa for two touchdowns, including a 99-yarder in the third quarter, and Nebraska held on to beat No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in the rain-soaked Gator Bowl on Wednesday. Playing in their 50th bowl, the Cornhuskers (9-4) ended a four-game losing streak against teams from the Southeastern Conference. The streak included a 45-31 loss to Georgia...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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