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Play of the Game: Minnesota's Second Quarter Touchdown
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska got pushed around from start to finish in its 34-7 loss at Minnesota, and that's why this week's Play of the Game is Minnesota's 15-yard touchdown run in the second quarter in which the Nebraska defense broke down at all three levels.
Padding the Stats: Nebraska Football's 2019 All-Hoopers Squad
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's football roster is loaded with former multi-sport high school athletes, and with basketball season just around the corner now is a perfect time for Jacob Padilla to update his basketball roster picked from the Nebraska football team.
After Champaign Setback, Huskers' Run Defense Has Something to Prove
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska fielded a dominant run defense through the first three weeks of the season, but Illinois exposed some cracks in week four. The Blackshirts are going to have to lock back in with one of the best running teams in the country in Ohio State coming to town.
Nebraska's Defense Has Been on the Field a Lot, They Say No Problem
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The Nebraska defense has been on the field a lot through the first three games of the season. It's no problem though if you ask the Huskers' defenders.
A Letdown-Lookahead Sandwich this Week? Huskers Say Not So Fast
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska is a prime candidate for Letdown Lookahead Sandwich Alert, but the Huskers say their focus lies squarely on Champaign.
Huskers 'Turn a Corner' in 44-8 Win Over Northern Illinois
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
A week ago, head coach Scott Frost’s play-calling was questioned. One week later, the confidence appears to be back.
Tracking Nebraska's Defensive Participation Against Colorado
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After week one, we took a look at how Nebraska used its offensive personnel against South Alabama. This week, we're looking at the other side of the ball.
Play of the Game: Eric Lee Jr.'s Pick-Six
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With 41% of more than 900 votes, Eric Lee Jr.'s third-quarter pick-six is this week's Play of the Game from Nebraska's 35-21 win over South Alabama.
Garrett Nelson Is Wired Differently and He's "Going to Play Right Away"
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt said he has six or seven players he's ready to put in a game. One of those is true freshman Garrett Nelson. "He's going to play early," Dewitt said.
Nebraska Believes in Alex Davis and You Should Too
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Alex Davis never broke. Through the ups, the downs and everything in between, he stayed steady and never quit. Nebraska believes in him. It's time everyone else does too.
Mohamed Barry Serves as Confidence-Builder for Husker Defense
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska lost a lot of experience in the back seven from last year’s team, but the Huskers do return All-Big Ten linebacker Mohamed Barry in the middle and his presence should take some of the pressure off all the new starters around him in a defense striving for consistency.
Huskers Have Some "Hungry Guys" at Outside Linebacker
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Expectations are high for Nebraska's upperclassmen at outside linebacker, but depth will be important as well and that's where guys like Caleb Tannor and Garrett Nelson can make an impact.
Big Shoes to Fill but Nebraska OLBs Are up to the Challenge
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Luke Gifford has left some big shoes to fill at outside linebacker, but fifth-year seniors Alex Davis and Tyrin Ferguson are looking forward to going out with a bang in 2019.
Trust and Togetherness Key for Huskers' Seniors in 2019
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
From the small group of seniors who made it through four or five years of turmoil to the tight-knit defensive line group to the outside linebackers getting their coach back, Nebraska seems to have a strong sense of trust and togetherness heading into the 2019-20 season.
Hot Reads: Place Your Bets at Outside Linebacker
3 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska has two potential-packed options at one of its outside linebacker spots, and that makes this one of the more interesting positions to watch in August.
Huskers Who Have Been Impressing Their Peers This Offseason
3 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Three guys go to Big Ten Media Days for Nebraska each year and the Huskers' three representatives impressed last week. But they're not the only ones impressing this offseason.
Hot Reads: Nebraska Spring Game Short List - OLB Alex Davis
7 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Need some Huskers to watch for this Saturday's spring game? This week in Hot Reads we'll be offering five picks, one a day. No. 4 is outside linebacker Alex Davis.
Alex Davis Ready to Make the Most of Final Season at Nebraska
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Alex Davis is something of a paradox. As a redshirt senior, he’s a grizzled veteran on a football team full of youth. Davis is 23 years old now, but in terms of football experience, he’s younger than even some of the underclassmen on the roster.
Offense Wins the Day as Nebraska's Defense Hits a Snag
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
On Monday the defense had its day at Nebraska's practice. Wednesday? It was the offense's turn.
Hot Reads: Picking a Nebraska Football Five
8 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Per ESPN, tight end Austin Allen is the best basketball player on the Nebraska football team but who else fills out this fake starting five?
 
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