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September 2016

23 FRI
Being married befits the steady nature of defensive end Ross Dzuris.*
The OWH talks 1990s Husker football with former defensive tackle Jason Wiltz,* who's now finishing his degree.
Their work sample this season is small, but the Huskers' specialists on the field goal unit* are brimming with confidence.
Michael Rose-Ivey is working his way into a bigger role* at linebacker after being set back by injury in fall camp.
22 THU
The situation at wide receiver brightens a bit with word that both Brandon Reilly and Alonzo Moore will travel to Northwestern. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4,* 5*
Anonymity is just fine with long snapper Jordan Ober.
Hail Varsity republishes its 2014 interview with the late coach Bill Glassford, who was a veritable “Husker history book.” | Photos & more
Mike Riley's case for schedule consistency across college football's Power Five conferences gets some attention.
Get a HuskerMax discount on the Blur Parties tailgate in Evanston.
Northwestern's punt returning is back from the doldrums. | Key matchups
This X’s and O’s analysis shows how Tommy Armstrong and Danny Langsdorf exploited Oregon's often-confused defense.
More than five dozen game predictions are in, and just two favor Northwestern. | What's your pick?
Are the Huskers in for a dogfight at Northwestern? Adam Carriker throws the numbers out the window in making his prediction.
Husker O-linemen Dylan Utter, Tanner Farmer and Nick Gates get high grades from Pro Football Focus,
21 WED
The Blackshirts are determined not to let Northwestern QB Clayton Thorson burn them again with his feet. | Scouting the ’Cats* | Six stats
Hear Tommie Frazier's breakdown of the win over Oregon.
Walk-on Bryan Reimers’ big touchdown catch* against Oregon was the sort of thing his teammates have seen him do before. | Video of play
Zack Darlington discusses his return to football after his life-altering concussion problems. | New role*
Nebraska is hoping for improved health among its wide receivers to test Northwestern's secondary, which has been thinned by injuries. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4
Tale of the Tape breaks down the good and bad of the Oregon game.
Pro Football Focus gives top-10 grades nationally to both the Husker offense and defense.
Bill Glassford, Nebraska's head coach from 1949 to 1955,* has died in Arizona at age 102.* | Interviews: 2007, 2015* | 100th birthday | Photos
BTN commentators see potential for Nebraska to win the West Division in this segment on Tommy Armstrong's improved efficiency.
Catch Hail Varsity's latest No Huddle preview. | Westy’s homecoming
A foot injury will sideline the Lions' Ameer Abdullah for at least 8 games.
If you're going to Evanston, be aware of the Ryan Field bag policy.
With Big Ten play about to start, Adam Carriker breaks down the conference and predicts who will play in Indy for the league title.
20 TUE
The joint was jumpin’: See this video salute to Saturday’s crowd.
A selfless attitude* among the linebackers is helping to make coach Trent Bray's heavy substituting a success.
Safety Kieron Williams is all business* as the 2016 Huskers get set for their first road game.
Illinois is in re-evaluation mode* during its bye week.
Anthony Walker, Northwestern's star middle linebacker,* is looking like himself again after a slow start due to a preseason injury.
Northwestern’s third-down success is a concern for the Blackshirts. More from Tuesday’s practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3, 4, 5* | Photos
Nebraska is No. 11 in the rankings of CBSSports.com's Tom Fornelli.
Sam Foltz is being honored at LSU, Northwestern and Illinois.
USA Today on Tommy Armstrong: “He’s been knocked down, nitpicked, criticized and dismissed – but always gotten up.”
Mike Riley is No. 9 in this weekly ranking of college football coaches.
View extended game highlights on the Nebraska Football Show.
Find yourself or your favorite fan in this gigapixel photo from Saturday.
Is Northwestern a trap game? Rob Zatechka weighs in on the question.
Northwesten coach Pat Fitzgerald says he's glad this is the last time* his Wildcats will face Tommy Armstrong.
Athlon Sports sees signs that Nebraska is headed in the right direction.
Adam Carriker discusses how the Oregon win might impact the season. Also, fans get a chance to win a Hall of Fame T-Shirt signed by him.
Dave Feit says Saturday's slice of college football nirvana at Memorial Stadium was something to savor.
Rivals' national recruiting director says there's reason to believe the Calibraska movement will pick up even more steam.
19 MON
Tom Shatel tries to determine where Saturday's noise level* ranks.
Caleb Lightbourn's increased focus* paid off with a strong punting performance Saturday. More player features: Bryan Reimers, Kevin Maurice,* David Knevel* | Notes*
It's the new drill: An earlier start* to conference play because of the new nine-game Big Ten schedule.
Watch Devine Ozigbo on BTN Live as he talks about his favorite play Saturday, Oregon's 2-point strategy and even his unconventional name.
The injury to Oregon's speedy Devon Allen is said to be a season-ender.
Husker Dan breaks down a key sequence of events vs. Oregon.
Our PDF rosters and 2-deeps for Saturday are now available.
Nebraska has little time to relish Saturday's win* as attention turns to Northwestern.* More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes*
Northwestern will honor Sam Foltz on Saturday with a helmet sticker.
Punter Caleb Lightbourn earns Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors.
Adam Carriker breaks down the Blackshirts' performance against the track team in pads from Eugene.
Steve Sipple says Tommy Armstrong's greatly enhanced his Husker legacy* with his lionhearted performance Saturday. More perspectives: McKewon's rewind* | Yays & nays* | Husker Mike* | 5 questions
David Max has some travel advice if you're planning a trip to game.
18 SUN
This week in Husker history: Two touchdowns just six seconds apart spark a 24-14 win over Florida State in 1981.
Playmakers* give NU an edge in its division, Lee Barfknecht writes.
Danny Langsdorf is still frustrated* by that errant backward pass.
Saturday's comeback victory was sealed by a tackle by a comeback player in Michael Rose-Ivey.
Ranked for the first time since late 2014, Nebraska is No. 20 in both the coaches' poll and AP. | McKewon's ballot*
Hear highlights and analysis on Big Red Replay. | Sunday quarterback
Adam Carriker focuses on the offense and Tommy Armstrong's impact as he discusses how the Huskers beat the Ducks in the second half.
17 SAT
Up next is Northwestern, a 24-13 winner over Duke. | Stats matchup
Nebraska 35, Oregon 32. Tommy Armstrong's 34-yard run and a late defensive stop deliver a heart-stopping win for the Huskers. Go to the game page for more. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | McKewon recap (video) | Postgame video & audio | Big Red Over-Reaction
Here's how the Iron N put together the DJ Khaled banner.
WiFi & sound? Scoreboards? East Stadium? Husker fans weigh in on their favorite stadium upgrades in Tad Stryker's pregame survey.
You bet it's a big game,* and the Huskers aren't hesitating to call it that. Watch the hype video, then, read all about Oregon-Nebraska from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Omaha),* Grand Island and Eugene.* Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Heady, Canzano, Callahan, Woody.*
16 FRI
Johnny Rodgers and Will Shields reflect on their enshrinement in the Nebraska Athletics Hall of Fame.*
Adam Karavas, the man behind Memorial Stadium's sound system,* is retiring at age 81.
Check out this gallery from the auction of the late Don Bryant's trove of Husker memorabilia.
Dedrick Young is named the Sam Foltz honorary captain for Saturday.
Former Husker Quincy Enunwa discusses his strong start to the NFL season in this video.
USA Today takes notice of Nebraska's embrace of sports analytics.
The run game will be key for NU on both sides of the ball. | AP preview
This will be the 350th consecutive sellout. Take a look at other numbers that go into game day at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska and Oregon are also competing on the same fertile recruiting turf in California. | Saturday visitors*
Get primed for Saturday with KLIN's Friday Husker Tailgate podcast.
Athlon Sports previews the game and picks Oregon to win by 4. | More predictions | Who's your pick?
Brady Hoke says the Huskers pose “a real test” for his defense, which has struggled to stop the run. | Oregon notes*
Beating Oregon is on Dave Feit's A-to-Z list of ways to make the Nebraska football program better.
A Husker win Saturday would be the first of its kind* in 15 years.
All-America O-lineman Daryl White* recalls the Huskers' powerful early-1970s teams and his journey from New Jersey to Nebraska.
15 THU
Tommy Armstrong has made it a point to lessen the pressure* on himself.
Some perspectives on Mike Riley in Lincoln: 1,* 2, 3, 4*
The Ducks have taken their lumps* over the years against Nebraska.
Darren Carrington is drawing motivation from Oregon's underdog role.
Hear Mike Riley discuss the game and bigger-picture issues on KLIN's Team Jack Radiothon.
Defensive tackle Mick Stoltenberg has been cleared to play Saturday, but receiver Brandon Reilly is “questionable at best.” More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3* | Embracing the hype
Corn Nation has five reasons each for a Nebraska win and loss.
A New York Times writer says Nebraska can't sell its past forever.
Jeremy Pernell previews the game in depth and picks Nebraska by 4.
On Throwback Thursday, travel back 80 seasons ago when Bud Wilkinson helped break Husker hearts with some late Gopher Magic.
Ex-Husker Tony Veland* likes what he sees in NU's secondary. | More*
Reserve a bike taxi ride from your tailgate spot to the game.
Watch Adam Carriker give his four keys and prediction for NU-Oregon.
What makes the Oregon offense so tough to stop? Sam McKewon breaks it down.* | Scouting the Ducks*
Nebraska could have been Nike U.* if Tom Osborne had agreed in 1995.*
Tommy Armstrong says his teammates' support* helps him deal with the criticism that's inevitable at his position. | Almost a Duck
Running back Royce Freeman is the engine that helps Oregon roll.*
Alonzo Moore takes pride* in his strides on and off the field.
14 WED
Going to the Northwestern game? Get a HuskerMax discount for Blur Parties' tailgate in Evanston.
Oregon is looking for improved play from its linebackers.
Husker Dan compares Mike Riley's and Tom Osborne's struggles with their "OU" rivals.
Hail Varsity has six stats to track during Oregon-Nebraska.
Danny Langsdorf says controlling the clock will be crucial for the Husker offense Saturday against a defense that's in transition under Brady Hoke. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3, 4, 5,* 6
Tom Osborne will be coaching on the opponents' sideline Saturday, but not that Tom Osborne.
Tale of the Tape examines Nebraska's screen game against Wyoming.
Nearly 1,000 of the late Don Bryant's collectibles* are up for auction.
After reviewing the last 15 Husker games, an Oregon fan analyzes the good, the bad and the ugly. | Discuss
Nebraska defensive tackle Kevin Maurice and Oregon's cornerbacks are Athlon's under-the-radar players to watch in Saturday's game.
Watch a BTN preview of Oregon-Nebraska, plus interviews with Mike Riley and Alonzo Moore.
A Sporting News writer says this is NU's chance to make a statement.
Adam Carriker gives three reasons he agrees with an ESPN poll picking Nebraska to beat Oregon.
The Oregonian's John Canzano picks the Huskers. More predictions here.
Games this big are a new thing* for Oregon QB Dakota Prukop.
Mark Banker* and Micheal Rose-Ivey* are fully aware of the challenges posed by Oregon's offense. | “Preacher Mike”*
Kieron Williams’ Blackshirt was well deserved,* his teammates say.
13 TUE
See what Oregon players and coaches are saying about the Nebraska game in these videos from Tuesday. | Duck updates and notes
This week's PDF rosters and 2-deeps are ready for printing.
Nebraska's defense is preparing for Oregon's speed at the skill positions and the Ducks' quirks and up-tempo pace. More from Tuesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3 | Photos | Blackshirt for Kieron Williams
Wisconsin's Rafael Galianone has learned much from Sam Foltz's death.
The OWH's Sam McKewon answers five questions about the Huskers for the Portland paper.
A Tennessee paper looks back at Frank Solich's playing and coaching days at Nebraska.
Hear Rob Zatechka tell how beating Oregon isn't as hard as it may sound.
Watch Hail Varsity's No Huddle preview of Ducks vs. Huskers.
Tom Shatel says it's been a long time* since Nebraska has been considered a measuring stick for a team like Oregon.
12 MON
It's a more level playing field this time for Mike Riley* against his old nemesis Oregon.* | Rivalry week*
Defensive tackle Carlos Davis held his own in his first start.*
Mike Riley says the Huskers must improve* in punts and punt returns.
Brandon Reilly is frustrated* by his hamstring injury but is hoping to fight through it. | Gabe Rahn, Mr. Touchdown: 1,* 2
View extended game highlights and more on the Nebraska Football Show.
Alonzo Moore, Brandon Reilly, Lamar Jackson and Mick Stoltenberg are all questionable for the Oregon game, but Mike Riley is hopeful their status will improve by game day. More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4, 5,* 6* | Penalty problems | York commentary
Safety Kieron Williams has emerged as one of NU's best surprises.
Nate Gerry is named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.
Andy Janovich is running in new territory in Denver. | Huskers in Week 1
Check out Adam Carriker's takeaways from the Wyoming game and his behind-the-scenes look at Hall of Fame weekend.
11 SUN
This week in Husker history: A plucking of Dan Fouts and the Ducks; Bobby Reynolds’ run of bad luck begins.
It's a measuring stick game for Oregon and Nebraska, both of which have shortcomings to address. | Familiar faces
Sam McKewon says the Huskers must improve their running game* to have a chance against the Ducks. More weekend reviews: Yays & nays* | Husker Mike | Sipple* | Notes* | 5 burning questions
The turnaround in turnovers* is a refreshing change for the Blackshirts.
Former Husker Niles Paul is an “old guy” with a new role on the Redskins.
An Oregon scribe sees the Ducks as vulnerable heading into Lincoln.
Nebraska creeps closer to a top 25 ranking in the latest coaches' poll but fail to move up in the AP voting. | McKewon's ballot*
Our first stats matchup of the 2016 season shows an even split between the Ducks and the Huskers.
Hear Wyoming game highlights and analysis plus an Oregon preview on KLIN's Big Red Replay.
Oregon's offense clicks but its defense proves less than stout in a 44-26 win over Virginia. | Ready for Nebraska?
10 SAT
Nebraska 52, Wyoming 17. Big defensive plays in the final 17 minutes help break open a close game on a record-setting day for Tommy Armstrong. Game page | Stryker commentary | Postgame video & audio | Big Red Over-Reaction | McKewon analysis (video)
How do you like these morning kickoffs? Tad Stryker takes the fans' pulse in South Haymarket before Saturday's game.
The Huskers expect a motivated opponent when Wyoming visits today with more than a few Nebraska connections on the Cowboys' roster and staff. Get ready for the 11 a.m. kickoff with coverage from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island* and Casper (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Commentary: Sipple,* Shatel,* Callahan.
Bob Devaney's move from Wyoming was the ultimate game-changer.*
09 FRI
Watch ESPN's video tour of Nebraska's strength & conditioning center.
Andy Janovich not only scored a touchdown Thursday night on his first NFL carry, but he also broke two facemasks while blocking. | Videos
Danny Woodhead recalls Nebraska's snub in a letter to his younger self.
New York native John O'Leary* reminisces about his days as an I-back on Tom Osborne's earliest teams.
Here's a look at the three Husker greats – Adam Carriker, Kris Brown and Scott Raridon – entering the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame.
An Elkhorn school's seniors go full Faux Pelini for their class photos.*
BTN previews the Nebraska-Wyoming game with a short video and five things to know.
John Parrella embraces the standards he learned from Charlie McBride.
Athlon previews the game and sees the Huskers winning by 21.
Dave Feit recaps the opener and the moving tributes to Sam Foltz.
08 THU
Craig Bohl is making it tougher for Nebraska to lure top walk-ons.*
Alonzo Moore* is capable of big plays on the ground or via the air.
Pound the rock? There's an actual rock* that never left the building after Bill Callahan's departure in 2007.
Watch Andy Janovich's 28-yard TD run on his first NFL carry. | Discuss
Nate Gerry's extended wait* is finally nearing an end.
Wyoming's seniors haven't forgotten their close loss in Lincoln in 2013.
Kyle Kasun continues to live his dream after making the team in a tryout.
Jay Foreman says Nebraska has the talent to win the Big Ten West.
Defensive tackle Mick Stoltenberg will miss Saturday's game because of a knee injury, and redshirt freshman Carlos Davis is likely to start in his place. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3
Husker QB commit Tristan Gebbia* makes the watch list for the Maxwell Club's national high school player of the year. | Future Husker: Robert Porcher IV*
Friday is your chance to get autographed photos of three Husker icons, including Eric Crouch and Tom Osborne.
Watch Adam Carriker’s preview of NU-Wyoming, and hear how he’s entering the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame despite a comically humble start in Lincoln.
Wyoming week elicits memories of Bob Devaney's move to Lincoln.
A Michigan blogger can't let go of how the 1997 season ended. | Discuss
07 WED
Wyoming coach Craig Bohl says he carries no grudges* about his exit from Lincoln. | Nebraska blueprint | Impactful injury* | Scouting the 'Pokes* | Wingard connection: 1, 2,* 3 | Wyoming notes
Who should start at I-back? Steve Sipple says the pecking order at the position matters little.*
Danny Langsdorf says the Huskers will need to be more effective in the passing game* than they were Saturday night. More from Wednesday's practice: Player & coach videos | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4, 5,* 6,* 7
Pro Football Focus gives Husker tackle Nick Gates the nation's top run-blocking grade for Week 1. | Discuss
Hail Varsity has six stats to keep an eye on during Wyoming-Nebraska.
Tale of the Tape focuses on the secondary's work against Fresno State.
Justin Prestidge reviews the Huskers' performance against Fresno State.
Our printable rosters and 2-deeps for Saturday's game are now available.
06 TUE
Wyoming's improved run defense will be put to the test in Lincoln.
Special eyeglasses will be part of the prep for Saturday's early kickoff.
Rob Zatechka says the Huskers must improve in week 2.
Nate Gerry is raring to play* after sitting out the opener.
Lamar Jackson is glad to have his first collegiate game behind him.*
David Knevel enjoyed wearing out the opponent in his first start.
Jared Crick's move to the Broncos* has put him in “a great situation.”
An arrest has been made in the burglary* at the home of Sam Foltz's brother* east of Greeley. | Scott Van Pelt commentary
Adam Carriker discusses targeting, the Sam Foltz tribute and more as he recaps the Fresno State game in the season's first Carriker Chronicles.
Defensive coordinator Mark Banker is wary of the dual-threat abilities of Wyoming QB Josh Allen. More from Tuesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4* | Photos: 1, 2,* 3*
Mike Riley again has praise for the performance of the defense* against Fresno State. | Teleconference audio | Big Ten notes*
The Huskers' vote totals land them in the 31st spot in the coaches' poll and a tie for 32nd in AP. | McKewon's ballot*
Former Huskers Will Compton and Niles Paul are two of the five team captains named by the Washington Redskins.
Scott Frost is finally getting his shot at Michigan.
05 MON
Saturday's run-heavy game plan provided a confidence boost* to the offensive line. | Shatel commentary*
Watch Craig Bohl discuss Wyoming's win and the challenge the Cowboys face in Lincoln. | Nebraska-Wyoming connections | Notes*
Cornerback Lamar Jackson* had an up-and-down debut, but his coaches are confident in his potential. | More on true frosh*
Corn Nation examines the maddening nature of targeting calls.
Watch highlights of Saturday's game on the Nebraska Football Show.
Husker Dan recaps the Fresno State game by the numbers.
Mike Riley* reiterates that the Huskers need cleaner play and fewer penalties going forward,* as well as a better run-pass balance. More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4,* 5, 6 | Transcript
The Husker secondary settled in after a shaky first half Saturday night. More analysis: McKewon's rewind* | Yays & nays | Husker Mike | York
04 SUN
Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl* learned from his struggles when he was Nebraska's defensive coordinator. | Triple-overtime win
Punter Caleb Lightbourn handled his Husker debut under trying circumstances.* | No rush for Pierson-El*
The home of Sam Foltz's brother was burglarized while the family was away for Saturday's game and tributes.
Listen to highlights and analysis of Saturday's game on Big Red Replay.
This week in Husker history: Ten days before the start of fall classes, Gale Sayers flips from Nebraska to Kansas.
03 SAT
Nebraska 43, Fresno State 10. On a night steeped in the memory of Sam Foltz, the Huskers pull away after halftime for Mike Riley's 100th win. | Game page | Stryker commentary | Big Red Over-Reaction
Wisconsin's kicker wins one* for Sam Foltz in an upset over LSU.
Tad Stryker will survey 100 Husker fans before each home football game this fall. In his inaugural survey taken before the Fresno State game, see what fan expectations look like as Mike Riley enters his second season.
A new season starts tonight as the Huskers begin year 2 under Mike Riley with an aim of reversing last year's misfortunes. Here are the scene-setters from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),* Omaha (1, 2, 3),* Grand Island (1, 2) and Fresno (1, 2). Commentary: Sipple,* Shatel (1, 2),* Callahan, Heady, Warszawski, York, The Informer.
02 FRI
Alonzo Moore & Sam Hahn are this week's Sam Foltz honorary captains.
Dave Feit rolls out his crystal ball predictions for the season.
Jeremy Pernell previews the defense and special teams.
Get primed for the game with KLIN's Friday Husker Tailgate: 1, 2, 3
Kenny Bell* has been cut by the Buccaneers.
Athlon previews the game and predicts Nebraska 52, Fresno State 17.
Dirk Chatelain says the Huskers need a signature season* to sustain the younger generation of fans.
Paying for parents' visits* should boost the Huskers' fortunes in recruiting.
KLIN countdown: No. 1 in the nation five times.
True freshmen Tre Bryant and Lamar Jackson have delivered* as advertised since the start of fall camp.
01 THU
Fresno State is hoping a new pregame routine brings a change in fortune. | Test for FS secondary
NU gets thin at safety as it's confirmed Antonio Reed is unlikely to play Saturday. More from Thursday's practice: Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4, 5* | Video
Saturday's tribute to Sam Foltz will be extra special to placekicker Drew Brown. | Quest for consistency*
Devine Ozigbo* thinks the Huskers “should always be able to run it.”
Tom Shatel looks back on the most memorable* openers he's covered.
Jeremy Pernell offers up an extensive preview of the offense.
The effectiveness of Nebraska's pass rush may hinge on Freedom Akinmoladun returning to his pre-injury form.
NU's first national TV game featured four cameras and a play-by-play man better known as the voice of the New York Yankees. | Game page
Tom Dienhart sees NU's offense as potentially best in the Big Ten.
Tom Osborne says he "took a chance" on Bo Pelini* but "didn't really know probably enough about his character." | Video | Discuss
Our printable rosters and 2-deeps for Saturday are now available.
College football's home-field advantage* is fading, Dirk Chatelain finds.
Rob Zatechka previews the opener and assesses the Huskers' talent.
Sam McKewon sees top-tier talent in a Detroit duo* visiting this weekend.
Dave Feit previews the season from optimistic and pessimistic angles.

 
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