Mike Babcock
Mike is in his 40th year covering Husker athletics, after seven years of community-college teaching. He has written and edited a dozen books, all on Nebraska football except one, a brief history of Husker basketball. He previously wrote for the Lincoln Journal and Star and Huskers Illustrated. He enjoys music, from the Grateful Dead and Jack Johnson to Van Morrison, Bob Wills, Glenn Miller and pretty much anyone else.
Nebraska's All-Time All-California Team
The Huskers have a deep history with players from California. Here are the best Nebraska's had from the Golden State.
Nebraska's All-Time All-Texas Team
Who are the greatest Huskers from the Lone Star State? Editor Mike Babcock gives you a starting 22 plus two specialists made up of the best Nebraska's had from Texas.
What are the greatest plays in Husker history?
14 days ago by Mike Babcock
Meyers Earns Third-Team All-America Honors
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 18 days ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska pitcher and outfielder Jake Meyers is one of two Big Ten players to be named an All-American by Baseball News.
Huskers Go Two-and-Out in NCAA Regional, Again
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 22 days ago by Mike Babcock
For the second consecutive year Nebraska's NCAA Tournament ended after two games as the Huskers fell to Holy Cross 7-4 in Corvallis, Oregon.
Huskers Frustrated by Yale's Politz, Now Face Elimination Game
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 23 days ago by Mike Babcock
Bulldogs pitcher Scott Politz allowed one run over nine innings, and Nebraska Coach Darin Erstad said the Huskers were "out-competed" in their NCAA Tournament opener.
First Up, Yale; No Looking Beyond That for Huskers
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 24 days ago by Mike Babcock
The Huskers share a regional with the top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, but Nebraska remains focused on the task at hand -- a tournament-opening win over Yale.
Travel Companions But Competitors on the Field
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 26 days ago by Mike Babcock
Three teams -- Holy Cross, Nebraska and Yale -- one plane and NCAA tournament baseball on tap in Oregon.
Huskers Head West, As Good as It Gets Among NCAA Regionals
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 28 days ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska didn't have to wait long to find out its NCAA Tournament fate on Monday. The Huskers were in the first regional announced and will head to Corvallis, Oregon.
Huskers Advance, Get Unexpected Day Off
Nebraska broke out the bats again in a 15-9 victor over Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament. The Huskers also just beat the rain that would alter the tournament schedule.
First Up for Nebraska in Bloomington, ‘Blue-Collar’ Purdue
Nebraska is scheduled to play Purdue at 4 p.m. (CT) on Wednesday, followed by Maryland-Iowa at 7:30 p.m.
Huskers Back to Business, Preparing for Big Ten Tourney
Nebraska went back to work on Monday morning, practicing in Columbus, Ohio before heading to Bloomington, Indiana, for the Big Ten Tournament. The Huskers play Purdue at 4 p.m. (CT) on Wednesday.
Huskers Hammer Penn State, Take Big Ten Title
Nebraska put up a football score, 21-3, in State College to secure its first regular-season conference title since 2005.
Huskers Win 3-1, Back in Control of Big Ten-Title Chase
It comes down to this. If Nebraska wins against Penn State on Saturday, the Huskers will lock up the Big Ten regular-season baseball title and be the top seed in the conference tournament.
Huskers Fumble Away Opportunity at Penn State
The Nebraska baseball team let opportunity slip through its hands at Penn State on Thursday night, committing four errors and allowing the Nittany Lions to score three unearned runs for an 8-7 victory.
Huskers Look to Take Care of Business in Stretch Run
Nebraska has a chance to win the conference regular-season title and be the No. 1 seed in Big Ten tournament, but the Huskers have to first take care of business at Penn State.
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Huskers Make Plays to Win Michigan State Series on Senior Day
Nebraska secured an 8-7 victory in dramatic fashion against Michigan State on Senior Day.
Huskers Grind Their Way Back into First in the Big Ten
The Huskers fought their way to a 5-2 victory (and first place in the Big Ten) against Michigan State at Hawks Field on Saturday.
Michigan State's Five-Run Second Sinks Huskers
Angelo Altavilla summed up Nebraska’s 6-3 loss to Michigan State on Friday night at Hawks Field about as well as anyone could from a Husker point of view. “It’s all about forgetting."
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