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Beyond the Box Score: Nebraska 43 Fresno State 10

Beyond the Box Score: Nebraska 43 Fresno State 10

There are a lot of ways to look at a football game. These are the numbers you won’t find in the ordinary box score. Each week following the game we’ll share some key stats to track the Huskers’ progress this season in “Beyond the Box Score.” All of the numbers below...
The Huskers’ Unknown Variable in 2016

The Huskers’ Unknown Variable in 2016

The offseason is very nearly a memory now. We have arrived at the much-discussed, dissected-to-death, will-they-or-won’t-they present. It’s football season in Nebraska. Can the Huskers run the ball more efficiently, like Mike Riley claimed to want? Can a...
Huskers Prep for Fresno State’s Pressure

Huskers Prep for Fresno State’s Pressure

LINCOLN, Neb. – The first game day of the year continues to inch closer and closer, and on Wednesday, the Huskers moved practice into Memorial Stadium as they prepare for the Fresno State Bulldogs. Nebraska doesn’t know quite what to expect from the Fresno State...
Mike Riley Announces Huskers Captains

Mike Riley Announces Huskers Captains

LINCOLN, Neb. — Following Saturday night’s practice, Coach Mike Riley announced the captains for this year’s football team. “We voted a couple days ago,” Riley said. “I told the coaches, we told the team and now I’m telling you. The captains are [wide receiver]...