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Tommy Armstrong making big catches

Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong is usually not the ones making the big catches, he is the one throwing the passes. This is not the case today, however. Armstrong made the most of his last weekend before fall camp starts up. He spent it on a boat, fishing, where caught a big one. He posted this picture on Instagram of his catch. Had a great last weekend before fall...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. Caught A Very Big Fish This Weekend

Tommy Armstrong doesn’t have much free time left in his summer. The Nebraska quarterback will soon be back on campus in Lincoln, Neb., getting ready for the Huskers’ fall camp.  The 6-foot-1, 220-pound QB spent one of his last open Saturdays of the year fishing.  He was successful.    Had a great last weekend before fall camp starts up !!! Glad I could make it down to...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Nebraska the Big Ten West sleeper team for 2015?

It’s a new era for Nebraska football in 2015. Mike Riley was hired to replace Bo Pelini, and the former Oregon State coach inherits a team...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Preview: A look at the 2015 Defense

The old adage may be that defense wins championships, and it is likely a familiar tune for Nebraska Cornhuskers fans. After all, it has been defensive failures that have led to plenty of “what ifs” in the short tenure as a member of the Big Ten. Nebraska’s struggles under Bo Pelini often had to do with the inability of the defensive side of the football to stop opposing star...
Via Talking 10
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Setting First-Year Expectations for Nebraska's Mike Riley

Bo Pelini won at least nine games in each of his seven seasons as Nebraska’s head coach. But the standard in Lincoln is much higher than just...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR dismissed from team

The trend seems to continue: another day, another student-athlete is dismissed from a team. Nebraska University has reported Friday that sophomore WR Kevin Gladney has been dismissed from the team. Officially stated, “Sophomore Kevin Gladney has been dismissed from the University of Nebraska Athletics program and is no longer a member of the football team” Gladney played in seven...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska dismisses WR Kevin Gladney from team

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska has dismissed sophomore wide receiver Kevin Gladney. The school announced the move Friday without disclosing a reason or other details. Gladney, of Akron, Ohio, was redshirted in his first season in 2013 and played seven games in 2014. He was one of 21 Huskers who earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2014.
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-star CB DiCaprio Bootle commits to Nebraska

Class of 2016 three-star cornerback DiCaprio Bootle, out of Florida’s Miami Southridge High School, has committed to the University of Nebraska. Bootle made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. Blessed to announce that I have committed to the University of Nebraska! #Huskers #GBR 🌽🔴 pic.twitter.com/hBx4uaw4z5 — Dicaprio Bootle (@_flightsdelayed) July 16, 2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Preview: Pelini’s 9-win streak continued in 2014

Bo Pelini was easily the most talked about coach on the hot seat heading in to 2014, and after a season that saw his team do what it always did — win enough games to be good, but not good enough — he was let go by AD Shawn Eichorst. How did Pelini go from getting his team to a Big Ten title game in 2012 to fired just two years later? Let’s take a look at the 2014 Nebraska Cornhuskers...
Via Talking 10
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 34 — Nebraska

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2014 Record: 9-3 overall, 5-3 Big 10 West, Lost Holiday Bowl 1 Will Mike Riley really be able to take Nebraska to higher heights than Bo Pelini … and if not, how will the program take it? If there was a surprising firing last offseason, it was Bo Pelini, who went 67-27 in the post and never had a single season end without the team gaining at least nine wins...
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 34 — Nebraska

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2014 Record: 9-3 overall, 5-3 Big 10 West, Lost Holiday Bowl 1 Will Mike Riley really be able to take Nebraska to higher heights than Bo Pelini … and if not, how will the program take it? If there was a surprising firing last offseason, it was Bo Pelini, who went 67-27 in the post and never had a single season end without the team gaining at least nine wins...
Via The Student Section
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: Nebraska Announces Former 4-Star QB Johnny Stanton Is Transferring

Johnny Stanton, a former four-star quarterback, has decided to transfer from Nebraska, the school announced this evening.  Stanton, a redshirt sophomore, served as Tommy Armstrong Jr.’s backup in 2014, seeing game action in two games. He completed one pass with the Huskers.  Here’s Mike Riley’s statement on the transfer.  #Huskers announce departure of Johnny Stanton (and...
Via College Spun
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. and WR Jordan Westerkamp Have A Very Special Bond

The relationship between a quarterback and his top wide receiver is an important one.  So, it’s good for Nebraska’s football program that quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. and wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp are extremely close.  How close, you ask? Check out the following Instagram post from Armstrong to Westerkamp and then you’ll know.    Wanna say happy birthday to...
Via College Spun
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Mike Riley make Nebraska football great again?

The question hit Steve Taylor harder than just about any opposing linebacker ever had — and he was a running quarterback. His middle...
Via Athlon Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

4-star safety Marquel Dismuke commits to Nebraska

Marquel Dismuke, a four-star safety from Calabasas High School near Los Angeles, has committed to the University of Nebraska. Ryan Bartow of 247 Sports reported Dismuke’s decision. Breaking: 4-star DB Marquel Dismuke commits to #Nebraska. http://t.co/QeDn6TsosU @michaelbruntz @mikejschaefer @jcshurburtt @SWiltfong247 — Ryan Bartow (@RyanBartow) June 15, 2015 Standing 6-foot...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska announces departure of three players

Today marks the five-year anniversary of the University of Nebraska joining the Big Ten, but the school’s athletic department had some other news today before any celebrations. It turns out that three players will not be returning to the football team. Those three players are safety LeRoy Alexander, receiver Jariah Tolbert and linebacker David Santos. Tolbert is likely to transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska linebacker Santos won't return; two others to transfer

OMAHA, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Mike Riley says linebacker David Santos and two other players won't return to the Cornhuskers. Santos had major knee surgery after starting eight games last season and 19 in his career. Riley didn't say in a statement Thursday why Santos wouldn't be back for his senior season. Riley also says that safety LeRoy Alexander and receiver Jariah Tolbert will...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Riley announces three Huskers out of program

Early Thursday morning, Huskers head coach Mike Riley dropped some news that three players would no longer be with the program, per a short press release from the school: "Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley announced Thursday that safety LeRoy Alexander and receiver Jariah Tolbert plan to continue their college careers at different institutions. In addition, Riley announced that linebacker...
Via Fox Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers announce 2015 captains

On Friday, the Cornhuskers released the names of the team captains. The vote was done by the team vote and six players have been nominated.  The six players are Jordan Westerkamp (Jr., WR), Maliek Collins (Jr., DT), Nate Gerry (Jr., S), Alex Lewis (Sr., OT), Jack Gangwish (Sr., DE), and Tommy Armstrong, Jr. (Jr., QB) As he states in the video below, Coach Riley expects these young...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: Nebraska Football Has Named Its 6 Captains For The 2015 Season

The leaders of the 2015 Nebraska football team have been established.  The Huskers have named the six captains for Mike Riley’s inaugural squad in Lincoln, Neb.  They are: senior offensive tackle Alex Lewis, junior quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr., junior wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp, senior defensive end Jack Gangwish, junior defensive tackle Maliek Collins and junior safety...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

B1G Wild Card: Nebraska’s Michael Rose-Ivey

The Mike Riley era has brought its share of excitement to Husker Nation in just a few short months. Fans and media alike are curious as to what we’re going to see from Riley and his staff as far as scheme and personnel go. The spring game gave a little taste, but as expected, was fairly vanilla. Additionally, much of the focus was and has been on the offense. Defensively, the...
Via Know It All Football
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Ty Betka joins the backflip fun

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Ty Betka is the latest player to get in on the backflipping craze. We have seen countless videos of players around the nation showing off their athleticism while pulling in catches, so of course you know people are going to continue getting in on the fun. Betka mixes things up a bit, however. After successfully making the backflip grab, the wide...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: WR Ty Betka Gets In On The Backflip Catch Game

This is quickly becoming the summer of backflip catches. We’ve seen a number of college football players and high school recruits show off their acrobatic skills in recent weeks. On Friday, Nebraska walk-on wide receiver Ty Betka flashed the impressive athleticism that shows why the Huskers brought him onto the roster last fall.  @tycbetka bringing that Flip-Game to Husker-Nation...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 QB Patrick O’Brien Commits to Nebraska

Three-star quarterback and Class of 2016 recruit Patrick O’Brien, of San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano, California, has committed to the University of Nebraska. O’Brien made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. I'm really excited and honored to announce I'm committing to the Univ. of Nebraska #BigRedFam16 pic.twitter.com/tVrKKoAsOK — Patrick O'Brien...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Husker DB Forced to Pay Fine in Marijuana Case

No matter its positive qualities and the fact that four states have cleared the use of recreational marijuana, it is still illegal when it comes to the NCAA. Apparently Nebraska cornerback Boaz Joseph wasn’t given that memo. Joseph was slapped with a $300 fine after he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge that stemmed from an April 16 investigation, according...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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