Throwback Thursday
Gill Chooses Scarlet over Crimson
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Editor Mike Babcock revisits the high-profile recruitment of quarterback Turner Gill.
Remembering the Most Notable Buzzer-Beaters in Nebraska History
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
James Palmer Jr.'s last-second 3 to beat Illinois took Mike Babcock back to the NU Coliseum and Nebraska's buzzer-beater against No. 1 Michigan in 1964 as well as a few other stops along the way.
Huskers Falter Against Alabama with a Title on the Line
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Bob Devaney and Bear Bryant's teams played one another three times. The first, following the 1965 season, ended up being a title game, though it didn't look that way entering the day.
A List of Huskers Who Left Early for the NFL Draft
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
For a school with as good a draft history as Nebraska has, the program hasn't had that many early departures. Mike Babcock updates the all-time list.
Throwback Thursday: A Bounce Pass Against Boomer Sooner
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Dave Rimington didn't think Nebraska should run the "bounceroosky" against Oklahoma in 1982. Tom Osborne thought differently and one of the most memorable plays in Husker history was the result.
A Scoring Explosion in '83 . . . By the Husker Freshman Team
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska's freshman team lead William Jewell JV 10-7 at halftime in September of 1983. Final score? Huskers 71 Cardinals 7.
What Might Have Been in 1996
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Despite an early season loss to Arizona State, had Nebraska beaten Texas in the Big 12 title game a national title was still in play with a win over a "beatable" Florida State team.
Nebraska Mashes Notre Dame on Thanksgiving
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Approximately 45,000 fans showed up to Memorial Stadium on Thanksgiving Day, 1925, to watch Nebraska shut out Notre Dame led by Knute Rockne.
Devaney Quadruples Huskers' Bowl Total
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska football had played in two bowl games, and reportedly declined to play in two more, by the time Bob Devaney arrived in 1962. He changed that history in a hurry.
Throwback Thursday: Blizzard of Gopher Blitzes Equal Barrage of Points
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Tom Osborne said Nebraska's offense was "a little difficult to blitz consistently without getting burned.” Minnesota tried it anyway in 1983. The result: Huskers 84 Gophers 13
Throwback Thursday: Remember the Alamo Bowl
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
There was no love lost between Nebraska and Northwestern in the 2000 Alamo Bowl, a 66-17 rout by the Huskers.
Throwback Thursday: Tom "Train Wreck" Novak Makes an Impression
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska lost 31-0 at Notre Dame 70 years ago this week, but center/linebacker Tom "Train Wreck" Novak was impossible to forget for the powerful Fighting Irish.
Huskers Nearly Hosted Back-to-Back Top-10 Teams in 1992
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska's Wisconsin-Ohio State swing in 2017, with both teams ranked in the top 10, is unprecedented, but consecutive visits from Colorado and Kansas in 1992 were close. The Huskers outscored those two opponents 101-14.
Throwback Thursday: Huskers' 97 Title Trek Gets Going in Washington
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
After two games in 1997, captain Grant Wistrom wondered if they were as good as they thought they were. There were no such questions after beating No. 3 Washington in Seattle
Rimington and Others Lay Groundwork for 'Pipeline' to Come
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska's mid-1990s offensive lines got the good nickname, but the lines of the early-1980s, which included new interim AD Dave Rimington, were plenty powerful, too.
Throwback Thursday: Huskers 'Pulverize' Rutgers at the Polo Grounds
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
In this week's Throwback Thursday, Mike Babcock revisits Nebraska's east-coast swing in 1920. The Huskers faced Rutgers and Penn State.
A Great Year from Gerry Gdowski Prompts Redshirt Regret
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Tom Osborne said Gerry Gdowski "played as well as any quarterback" he'd had at Nebraska. The only negative? Another year of him leading the offense would've been even better.
Throwback Thursday: Huskers Blitz Penn State in '83
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
In this week's Throwback Thursday, Mike Babcock revisits Nebraska's 44-6 win over Penn State in the 1983 Kickoff Classic.
On This Day: 2002 Huskers Get a Strong Start, But Finish Weakly
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Fifteen years ago today, on Aug. 24, 2002, Nebraska started the season ranked No. 10 and opened with a win over Arizona State. Things took a turn, however after game three.
Throwback Thursday: Nebraska's Centers of Attention
2 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Mike Babcock takes a look at the Huskers' storied history at center in this week's Throwback Thursday.
 
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