Big Tentacles: Kenny Bell, Bo Pelini, Damon Bullock, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.Ring My Bell.Dustin Hockensmith profiles Nebraska wide receiver Kenny Bell. ( back, Husker Cat. Jesse Collins looks at Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini, his coaching staff, and yes, the Faux Pelini/cst thing.  (Off Tackle Empire)There's a possibility,  but no chance.Gary Laney looks at whether...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Freshman WR Jariah Tolbert charged with possession of marijuana

According to a report by, Nebraska WR Jariah Tolbert has been charged from an incident last month on June 12th.  The Husker receiver has been charged with possession of marijuana and obstruction of police.  He’s set to appear at an arraignment hearing next week in Lancaster County Court.   Tolbert was cited and jailed after he ran from University of Nebraska-Lincoln...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Relaxed Pelini optimistic about Nebraska's '14 season

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Bo Pelini was sans accessories on Monday -- no cat in his arms like the one he held up in jest before Nebraska's spring game, and not even a whistle -- as he worked the annual football camp held at his high school alma mater, Youngstown Cardinal Mooney. He wore a Nebraska logo on his chest, but not a very big one. He was just one of the guys helping a bunch...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Tim Miles, Bo Pelini Taking ‘Big Red Express’ Train Throughout Nebraska Today

Nebraska is known for having one of the most supportive and loyal fan bases in college sports. The Huskers have sold out every game in Memorial Stadium since 1962, a record streak of 333 consecutive games. The basketball program’s recently-opened arena was packed with a sell-out crowd for each game during the 2013-14 season.  Today, Nebraska is honoring its fans throughout the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

From Huskies to Huskers and now Rebels for WR Stringfellow

Recently, it was reported that WR Damore’ea Stringfellow would be transferring from Washington to Nebraska.  Now we have learned that the troubled receiver will continue his college football career at Ole Miss. In a message to the Omaha World-Herald, Stringfellow made it known, “My visit and just getting to know the coaches and talking to the players about what type of program...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

One Husker cited, another jailed in separate incidents

Two Husker football players were cited — and one was lodged in jail — in separate incidents in the past week, according to University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police. Boaz Joseph, a reserve defensive back from Weston, Fla., and Jariah Tolbert, an incoming wide receiver recruit from New Orleans, were cited June 7 and June 12. * At about noon June 7, UNL police caught Joseph on a...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Husker football player arrested, another cited

Redshirt freshman cornerback Boaz Joseph was cited and incoming true freshman wide receiver Jariah Tolbert was arrested in separate on-campus incidents last week, according to University of Nebraska-Lincoln police. Police cited Joseph on June 7 for theft by unlawful taking after a surveillance video allegedly captured him walking by, boarding and riding off on a “bait bike”...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Martinez’ brother Drake to transfer from Nebraska

Former Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez’ younger brother Drake will be transferring from the program. Drake Martinez, a safety, redshirted in 2013 as he dealt with several injuries. This transfer could be a result of the injuries and for slipping down the depth chart.  It is so unfortunate that Drake could not imitate Taylor’s success at Nebraska.  Perhaps he will create a name...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska loses another Martinez

The brother of former Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez is leaving the Huskers after one year. Drake Martinez, a freshman safety who likely would have contributed in 2014 as a backup, plans to transfer this offseason, his father, Casey Martinez, confirmed on Saturday. The elder Martinez said by text message that his son “lost quite a bit of weight and strength” recently...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Bo Pelini, Michigan State, Purdue, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off.Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini wants to get rid of National Signing Day. (Lost Lettermen) A Few Small Repairs.Nebraska announces projects to improve Memorial Stadium in time for the 2014 season. Improvements include new sound and wi-fi systems. (The Omaha World-Herald)I'll...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhusker Fan Expectations…Here We Go Again

I live in Nebraska. I’m not a native, but I respect the history and tradition of Nebraska football. I respect the program, the players and the coaches. Because I have settled in Nebraska, I’ve even tried to become an actual Nebraska Cornhusker football fan. I couldn’t do it. Why? The Fans. I’m not talking about all of the fans. There are some Nebraska fans that get it. They...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan selling LEGO replicas of college football stadiums

It seems as if LEGO and sports have become inextricably intertwined over the years, and with the Internet, we have come to see more and more examples of fans creating amazing replicas of stadiums (see here and here), exhibiting dedication, patience … and a butt load of plastic bricks. Not only that, LEGO artists have […] The post College football fan selling LEGO replicas of...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini wants to get rid of national signing day

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has a solution to slow down the recruiting process: Eliminate national signing day altogether and put greater accountability behind scholarship offers. Pelini thinks high school players should be able to sign with teams as soon as they receive scholarship offers. If coaches choose to offer scholarships to freshmen and sophomores -- an increasingly common...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Bo Pelini Offers Solution To Recruiting Issues: Eliminate National Signing Day

College football recruiting has become, with lack of a better word, a circus. High school prospects are committing and de-committing, giving verbals to schools with little confidence they’ll actually attend said school, and coaches treat scholarship offers like candy, giving them out to anyone who will bite.  Nebraska’s Bo Pelini has a solution to the problem that is college...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Washington WR Damore’ea Stringfellow to transfer to Nebraska

Report: Washington wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow has decided to transfer to Nebraska.   Stringfellow said he signed paperwork on Saturday to complete the transfer and spoke with the Omaha World-Herald, “I needed a new start, fresh start, and I feel like Nebraska was the best place to do so.  It’s a great environment and a great school.” Along with former teammate...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Tim Miles And (Faux) Bo Pelini Discuss Recruiting Players Through Their Cats

The recruitment of high school athletes is a constantly evolving activity. In mid-May, Rice received a commitment from a three-star quarterback, J.T. Granato, who pledged to the Owls after co-offensive coordinator Billy Lynch wrote a letter to his cat.  Is this a concept that Tim Miles would consider? The Nebraska men’s basketball coach discussed the creative idea with @FauxPelini...
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May 30, 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...
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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. ...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska’s RB Ameer Abdullah Does the Lion King With His Cat

We may be witness to a new trend when it comes to Nebraska football. Prior to the spring game Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini walked the tunnel holding his cat and lifted the feline up high Lion King style in front of thousands before the team ran on to the field.It appears that the Coach has inspired at least one of his players to honor his kitty cat as well--running back Ameer...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah, NCAA Football, A Cat, And A Ridiculous Stat Line

Ameer Abdullah is a legitimate candidate to win the Heisman trophy this fall. The Nebraska senior running back is the nation’s active leading rusher. Abdullah ran for 1690 yards and nine touchdowns in 2013, and he is expected to have better numbers in 2014.  The Heisman campaign has started for the Huskers’ tailback. Check out this vine of Abdullah playing EA Sports NCAA Football...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: The Nebraska-@FauxPelini Love Affair Continues With This Amazing Huskers Hat Featuring A Cat

@FauxPelini may very well be the most successful Twitter parody account in sports at this point, especially after his real-life alter ego brought out a cat onto the field at Nebraska’s spring game. The Twitter account, school, and coach have been getting along very well for a few months now, but Nebraska won’t do something like…license baseball caps with the famous cat on the...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Nebraska’s Bo Pelini Become America’s Favorite College Football Coach?

There are times when Bo Pelini reminds me of my dad. My dad was a football coach. He helped found the Small Fry league in my tiny Upstate New York town. He coached kids between the ages of nine and 13. He taught the fundamentals. He taught trick plays. He taught you how to tackle the old fashioned way – hard and low – to make sure the runner didn’t go one more yard once you...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Nebraska’s Spring Game Tunnel Walk From The Player’s Perspective, Get A Glimpse Of Pelini’s Cat

No one did their spring game better than Nebraska this weekend. The Huskers had Bo Pelini walking onto the field with a cat, a former player successfully proposing to his girlfriend, and cheerleaders calling plays.  Nebraska is one of the most storied programs in college football, so it’s no surprise that the Huskers put on a good show during their spring game. More than 62,000...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini and his cat give us the best sports moment of the year

Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini has shown a surprisingly self-deprecating side in recent weeks.  This new side of the steely coach centers around his interaction with one of the best parody accounts on Twitter – @FauxPelini.  We’ve already seen the coach interact with his doppelganger before, but during Saturday’s spring game, the Nebraska coach took it to another...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini lets cheerleaders call plays at spring game, brings cat too

Bo Pelini’s cat has become almost as famous as he is. The Nebraska Cornhuskers Coach, noted for his “colorful” personality, inspired one of the most popular and funniest sports figure parody accounts around in Faux Pelini. The real Pelini is well aware of Faux Pelini and once even tweeted asking for cat back. Today, Bo Pelini led his Nebraska Cornhuskers team out of the tunnel...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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