Tag Archives: Bo Pelini


Respect the Game

The official party line is that no football team can overlook any other football team. That old coaching chestnut seems to more closely resemble the truth with each passing week. Used to be that a team like Oklahoma could, as Barry...

They Said It: Rutgers

Ron Brown on Ameer Abdullah deserving the record for all-purpose yards in a game: It’s hard to say who deserves it and so forth, but boy, based on what you coach in terms of, what you reap is what you...

Stop the Reeling

If a team wants to win football games, it’s going to have to tackle some guys. Hard-hitting analysis, I know, but it came up a couple of times during Nebraska’s media session Monday as an explanation for a dominating second-half...


Spreading the Blame for Passing Game Woes

After an impressive debut for Nebraska’s offense in the opener against Florida Atlantic, the Huskers sputtered on Saturday, playing a boom-or-bust game that boomed just enough. Nebraska gained 68 percent of its 437 yards on Saturday on just 17 percent...

Hot Reads: Good and Bad

I’m not quite sure why the thing to follow exists other than for me to point you to it, so who am I to deny a thing’s reason for being? The Wall Street Journal has created a graph with the...

What a Difference a Year Makes

New year, new look. Bo Pelini showed up for his first weekly press conference of the new football season sporting a scarlet blazer over a crisp white shirt. People noticed. Particularly when Pelini’s usual game day attire — gray sweatshirt,...

Plenty Undecided at Close of Fall Camp

Take a deep breath. Then pat yourself on the back. We made it, everyone. It’s officially game week. Fitting, then, that the Huskers practiced in Memorial Stadium Saturday morning. Not much news came from Saturday’s walkthrough, but we have some timelines for the big...

2 Weeks Down, 2 to Go

Nebraska practiced for nearly two hours in the morning heat on the outdoor practice field on campus Saturday. With two weeks down, it’s the defense that appears to have the advantage at this point in fall camp. Bo Pelini said on...