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VIDEO: Nebraska Wide Receiver Makes Potential Catch of the Year

College football is back. And that means it’s time for some new ridiculous hits, runs, and catches from crazily talented college football players. One of the potential best catches of the year—if not THE catch of the year—occurred Saturday afternoon in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp made a spectacular behind-the-back catch after the defender deflected...
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WATCH: Nebraska WR makes catch of the year

Even though it’s only week one in college football, Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp made perhaps the catch of the year. The sophomore receiver from Lambard, Illinois, made an absurd behind-the-back catch in Nebraska’s 55-7 win earlier today against Florida Atlantic. Westerkamp finished the game with 7 receptions for 125 yards and one TD. The following catch will blow your mind:
Via Down and Distance
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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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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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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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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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Nebraska's Jordan Westerkamp Makes Crazy Behind-the-Back Catch Against FAU

Nebraska receiver Jordan Westerkamp made one of the best plays of Week 1 by making an acrobatic, behind-the-back catch.Quarterback Tommy Armstrong...
Via Athlon Sports
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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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Watch: Nebraska Receiver Makes Amazing Catch

The 22nd-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers opened their season as heavy favorites over the visiting  Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday. And Bo Pelini’s team has lived up to expectations with a 48-7 enters the fourth quarter with a commanding 48-7 lead.   The most memorable moment thus far came when wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp tore up the highlight reel with an unbelievable behind...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nebraska Receiver Makes Amazing Behind-The-Back Catch On Sideline

The 2014 college football season is less than a week old, and Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp already has provided a “catch of the year” candidate. During Saturday’s game between the Corn Huskers and Florida Atlantic, Westerkamp showed incredible hand-eye coordination to catch a pass behind his back after the ball was tipped by an opponent. Check out the play in the...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Nebraska receiver makes college football’s catch of the year

When it’s the first week of college football, it’s silly to get too overexcited about what happens during the initial slate of games. Good games will be had, but for the most part, the best moments still await down the road. That won’t likely be the case in the competition for catch of the year. Nebraska’s Jordan Westerkamp already has that achievement locked down. On a tipped...
Via The Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The catch of the year has already been made

It may only be the first weekend in college football, but I think it’s safe to say that this will be tough to top. Nebraska Cornhuskers’ wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp couldn’t adjust to a tipped ball, so he threw his hands behind his back and made this insane catch. [@SBNationGIF] The post Nebraska’s Jordan Westerkamp Makes Absurd Catch Of The Year Behind His Back appeared...
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Jordan Westerkamp makes amazing behind-the-back catch (Video)

The 2014 college football season is merely a few days old, and already we have a strong candidate for catch of the year. We feel confident in saying that the behind-the-back catch Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp made on Saturday may not be topped in the next four or five months. A Florida Atlantic cornerback […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Video: Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp Just Made Potentially The Greatest Catch We’ve Ever Seen

The polls have been closed. Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp has won the award for the Catch of the Year.  Check out the insane behind-the-back grab the Huskers’ wide receiver made during the third quarter of Nebraska’s season opener against Florida Atlantic.  Not only is that the catch of the year, it’s possibly the greatest catch we’ve ever seen. Westerkamp seems...
Via College Spun
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Huskers Jordan Westerkamp Behind the Back Catch (Video)

Mark this one down as a SportsCenter top play guys. Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp made a ridiculous circus catch in their game against FAU. How good is this catch? There is no way you can practice that. This is what happens when skill meets luck.
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Nebraska Star DE Randy Gregory Injures Knee, Hasn’t Played Since Huskers’ First Defensive Series

Nebraska’s season opener against Florida Atlantic is going smoothly–the Huskers currently lead the Owls, 24-7–but one of Bo Pelini’s star players might have sustained an injury.  Randy Gregory, a preseason All-American defensive end, seemed to tweak his left knee on the Huskers’ first defensive series of the game. His knee is now wrapped in ice. He’s yet to return to...
Via College Spun
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Bo Pelini: Marijuana use is ‘out of control’ in society

Bo Pelini spoke at the annual Big Red Breakfast on Friday morning and provided more than just his thoughts on the upcoming season. According to Rich Kaipust of the Omaha World-Herald, the Nebraska coach somehow went off on a tangent about weed. His basic message was that drugs are very, very bad, mmkay. “It is […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini says marijuana is 'out of control' in society

During a breakfast chat Friday morning about Husker football and realted topics, cat-loving Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini drifted into a lecture about the ills of marijuana. According to Omaha.com, Pelini had spent some time discussing challenges facing modern coaches, and what they deal with concerning players, families and backgrounds, when he was asked to elaborate. Pelini said...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini: Weed is “Out of Control” in Society

Bo Pelini has never been one to hold is tongue and that was evident when he went on a tangent about marijuana at a Nebraska function. Here are some quotes courtesy of Omaha.com: “Let’s face it, it’s not OK,” Pelini said. “I think everybody that’s our age, my age, hopefully understands that it’s not OK. It’s not good. It’s not good for you. And these kids do it...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Releases ‘It’s Game Week’ Hype Video In Preparation For Season Opener Against Florida Atlantic

Has anyone in college football had a better offseason than Bo Pelini? The Nebraska coach has won the hearts of many throughout the spring and summer months, carrying a cat onto the field during the Huskers’ spring game, live tweeting his trip to an amusement park on July 4, unveiling his team’s new “Red Rising” uniform by wearing it himself, and wishing a heartfelt “get...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers football: Predicting the 2014 schedule

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are one of just four teams to have won nine or more games in each of the last four years, so put that in your pipe and smoke it haters. OK, that may be a bit strong of a statement, but it does put in to perspective how hard it is to be a consistent winner in college football. On the flip side, Bo Pelini has failed to do something that every other one of the...
Via The Big Ten OT
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska football team records message for superfan Jack Hoffman

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have released a video where head coach Bo Pelini and several players send well wishes to the 8-year-old. Hoffman made headlines with this run during the 2013 Nebrasaka spring game.
Via Tireball.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football Team Sends Powerful Message To Young Cancer Patient (Video)

The University of Nebraska football team is well aware of how tough of a young man Jack Hoffman is. The courageous youngster was at the center of a tremendous moment back in April of 2013 when he joined the Cornhuskers at a spring practice. Nebraska allowed him to join them on the field where Jack — dressed in a full Nebraska uniform — took a handoff and ran 69 yards for a touchdown...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini, Cornhuskers send message to ailing young fan Jack Hoffman (video)

When Jack Hoffman, a young Nebraska Cornhuskers superfan, scored on a 69-yard touchdown while being escorted by players during the team’s 2014 spring game, the then-eight-year-old not only ran into the end zone, he ran into the hearts of millions who were perhaps even moved to tears watching the youngster diagnosed with brain cancer realize […] The post Bo Pelini, Cornhuskers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Bo Pelini, Nebraska players record special video for Jack Hoffman

Jack Hoffman, the 8-year-old Nebraska superfan, got some unfortunate news a couple weeks ago when he learned his cancer had returned. It was a discouraging announcement for the young boy who had been in remission since last October. That still didn't crush Jack's spirit, though. He's a fighter, so much so that he's bonded with the Nebraska football team and head coach...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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