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December 2016

07 WED
Disenchantment with Vols coach Butch Jones appears to be growing.
There's rarely a true “Plan B” player in recruiting, Sam McKewon writes.
Twenty-five Huskers have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for 2016.
Season ticket prices will hold steady in 2017, and new payment options will be available.
Oregon has hired South Florida's Willie Taggart as head coach. Taggart faced the Huskers in 2010 as Western Kentucky's coach.
Adam Carriker sizes up the Vols, discusses the hiring of Donté Williams and offers his thoughts on special-teams coaching.
06 TUE
Four-star offensive tackle Chuck Filiaga will make an official visit to Lincoln this weekend. | More recruiting news*
Graham Nabity has found a role as a spiritual leader* on the team.
Rashaan Salaam, the Heisman winner who twice topped 130 yards rushing against the Huskers in the 1990s, has died at age 42. | Discuss
Nathan Gerry is named a Pro Football Focus first-team All-American.
Who are the Huskers' MVPs? Athlon issues its team awards.
A destination within driving distance* has Husker fans warming up to this bowl game. | Vols’ “unacceptable” finish: 1, 2*
John Parrell's people skills were instrumental in getting five-star defensive tackle Tyler Shelvin* to schedule an official Lincoln visit.
Adam Carriker explains why he agrees with the playoff selections and weighs in on the question of expanding the four-team format.
05 MON
Jordan Westerkamp will play in the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 21.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Joe Walker & DeJuan Groce
Nate Gerry makes AP's first-team All-Big Ten squad.
Poll question: How to you like Nebraska's chances against the Vols?
Purdue hires Jeff Brohm of Western Kentucky as its next head coach.
Tennessee O-lineman Chance Hall and kick returner Evan Berry will miss the bowl game because of injuries, coach Butch Jones says.
A Tennessee site explores the numbers to see what to expect from Nebraska. | Stats comparison
This week in Husker history: Hank Foldberg emerges as a prime candidate to become Nebraska's head coach.
04 SUN
Tad Stryker likes the bowl matchup and sees the practices as a chance to diversify the ground game. More commentary: Sipple,* Dochterman
How excited should we be? Here's Adam Carriker's gut reaction to the Nebraska bowl news.
Mike Riley says special-teams duties will be split up among coaches* when Bruce Read's replacement comes aboard. More: 1, 2,* 3, 4
The bowl game is a pairing of two teams that experienced similar highs and lows. | Vols favored

Music City Bowl

It's Nebraska vs. Tennessee in the Music City Bowl* on Dec. 30 in Nashville.* | Series history | Bowl website | Tickets: 1, 2, 3 | Game page | 5 quick thoughts* | Stats matchup | Discuss
It'll be Alabama vs. Washington and Clemson vs. Ohio State in the playoff semifinals. Bowl berths coming later today.
The final regular-season rankings have Nebraska at No. 21 and 24. | McKewon's ballot* | Riley's ballot
03 SAT
Johnny Rodgers' new book is about making mistakes* and overcoming them with the help of others. | Order it here
Injuries were just one reason the Huskers' running game* suffered as the season wore on. | LJS roundtable*
Penn State rallies from 21 down to beat Wisconsin for the Big Ten title, giving the playoff committee something to ponder. | Bowl projections: 1, 2
Huskers Illustrated is reporting that Donté Williams has accepted Nebraska’s job offer. | No official word* | Recruiting prowess
New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead this weekend will be kicking in cleats that honor Sam Foltz and Mike Sadler.
02 FRI
The creators of the upcoming Lawrence Phillips documentary say fans who watch will learn a lot about the former Husker.* | Trailer | Q&A*
Bowl bonuses* totaling nearly $420,000 are coming for the coaching staff.
Mike Riley is said to be close to hiring Arizona cornerbacks coach Donté Williams to fill the vacancy on the Huskers' staff.* | Discuss
01 THU
Nebraska coaches will finish the recruiting week by converging in California.* | McKewon analysis | Sipple on urgency*
Kevin Wilson is out after six seasons as Indiana's coach. Meanwhile, former Husker Scott Frost says he's not a candidate for the Oregon job.
Rob Zatechka is puzzled by the game plan and players' attitude at Iowa.
Jeremy Pernell unveils his third annual All-Big Ten team.
Here's a preview of the looming quarterback competition in 2017.
The Music City Bowl is emerging as a possibility for the Huskers, depending on developments this weekend. | Projections* | Bowl poll
Statistics tell the story of the offense's struggles* this year.

 
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