Mike Babcock
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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.
Remembering Nebraska Football Trainer George Sullivan
22 days ago by Mike Babcock
Remembering Nebraska Football Trainer George Sullivan
Nebraska Football ⋅ 22 days ago by Mike Babcock
George Sullivan was always there to help those who needed it during decades of devoted service to Nebraska athletics.
What do you think about the coaches' All-America team?
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
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A Salute to 'Officer Stan'
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
A Salute to 'Officer Stan'
Nebraska wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. became the Huskers' first official 1,000-yard receiver, didn't make first-team All-Big Ten and neither fact changes how Mike Babcock will remember him.
How to Feed the Nebraska Football Team
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
How to Feed the Nebraska Football Team
Nebraska director of performance nutrition Dave Ellis is back in Lincoln and here he describes the science behind fueling the Huskers.
The Time Iowa Lent Nebraska a Football Coach, Or Probably Didn't
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
The Time Iowa Lent Nebraska a Football Coach, Or Probably Didn't
Preserving history is hard and there's a too-good-to-be-true tale involving Nebraska and Iowa's earliest meetings.
6 Inches of Daylight Was All Sims Needed at MSU in 1995
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
6 Inches of Daylight Was All Sims Needed at MSU in 1995
“Six inches of daylight, man, that’s all I need," Nebraska I-Back Jay Sims said before taking his first carry against Michigan State in 1995's blowout win. He was right, going 80 yards for a touchdown.
Memorial Stadium Makes Its Debut with the Huskers Wearing Blue
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Memorial Stadium Makes Its Debut with the Huskers Wearing Blue
Nebraska will honor Memorial Stadium with alternate uniforms on Saturday against Illinois. Mike Babcock looks back at the first game there, a game before the official dedication and one in which the Huskers wore blue uniforms.
The Day Looking Ahead to Ohio State Cost Nebraska Dearly
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
The Day Looking Ahead to Ohio State Cost Nebraska Dearly
Nebraska had its sights set on defending-national-champion Ohio State in Week 2 of the 1955 season. One problem: The Huskers had to play Hawaii first.
Instead of Arkansas, Nebraska Ended Up with Its First I-AA Opponent
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Instead of Arkansas, Nebraska Ended Up with Its First I-AA Opponent
It was supposed to be a game against Arkansas, then, when the Razorbacks backed out, Temple. Instead the Huskers' hosted Middle Tennessee, technically its first game against a I-AA opponent.
Minnesota, 84-13, Mark Schellen and Hamburgers on the Sidelines?
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Minnesota, 84-13, Mark Schellen and Hamburgers on the Sidelines?
Nebraska-Minnesota, 1983, 84-13. It's an unforgettable game, and one so lopsided that one Husker said he enjoyed a hamburger on the sidelines.
Huskers Made Sure Northwestern Remembered the Alamo Bowl
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
 
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