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Ndamukong Suh appears set to leave the Lions
after this season and is said to have his eye on a move to New York
O-lineman John Raridon
discusses his commitment
* to the Huskers: I really didn't see a place Id rather go.
This week in Husker history: Three future first-round NFL draft picks make their Nebraska debuts. The opponent was Wyoming. What was the year?
See how the Huskers and Spartans match up statistically
. (Link fixed.)
Next week's opponent, Michigan State, rolls past Wyoming, 56-14
Damon Benning recalls the intensity
* that hardened the 1994 team.
The Huskers aim to maintain momentum and focus as they kick off Big Ten play tonight as heavy favorites against Illinois. Here's the pregame coverage from
Grand Island (1
Husker Salute could use your help
in meeting its fundraising goal for next month's annual weekend event in Lincoln.
Randy York takes a shot at ranking the Huskers' top 10 wins
of their 400 at Memorial Stadium and invites readers to submit their own lists.
The owner of a scouting service looks at Ameer Abdullah's NFL potential
Tommy Armstrong is No. 2 in these Big Ten QB explosiveness
This isn't just another game for Illinois native Jordan Westerkamp
, whose dad played for the Illini in the 1980s.
Flippin, Rathman, Reynolds and more: The Grand Island paper marks Nebraska's 125th football season with this special section: PDF
Go four minutes into this segment
to hear Tyrone Hughes discuss recruiting (including a Barry Switzer story), coaching and more.
Dave Feit's latest Hot Takes
cover the return of Boyd Epley, the band's Fear Ameer tribute, Tim Miles and the balloon petition.
Stopping the run has been a tall task
for Illinois so far this year.
The new Husker Bucks meal program
* has been an instant hit.
Alex Lewis has fit in well
* at left tackle but can rattle off several areas in which he needs to improve.
Ameer Abdullah gets some good press in the Twin Cities
Here's a math-heavy preview
of NU vs. Illinois from Hail Varsity. | 3 keys
Four-star athlete Jaason Lewis
* picks Arizona State over Nebraska.
Husker commit Kendall Bussey
has transformed from runt to Mini Bus.
Whether they're trying to get in his head or at his knees, Randy Gregory is attracting other teams' best shots
.* | Notes: 1
A ride aboard the Husker Helicopter
is being raffled as part of Husker Fans Salute the Troops. Enter the drawing here
Former Husker Jay Foreman analyzes the linebackers' play
and more in as he reviews the Miami game.
Josh Mitchell is quick to credit Trevor Roach
for Saturday's momentum-changing TD, and Bo Pelini tips his hat to the student section
A UNL English faculty member is petitioning for an end to the balloon release
at Memorial Stadium. | Discuss
Nebraska is preparing for an Illinois offense
* whose coordinator is tough to predict and thinks outside the box, Bo Pelini says.
Ameer Abdullah has risen to No. 4
in the ESPN Experts' Heisman poll.
We inadvertently had Miami lineups in our printable two-deeps for the Illinois game. The corrected version is here
Saturday night's noise
* is something the team would like more often.
for Ameer Abdullah, who is one of four nominees for the Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week.
talks on BTN Live about his big touchdown and more.
has admiration – and a nickname – for Ameer Abdullah.
Check out the 1994 team's Tunnel Walk
from Saturday's game.
assesses the Miami game and what might happen next.
Former Husker kicker Alex Henery
signs with the Detroit Lions.
Poll question: Will Ameer pass Rozier in the record books
Nebraska might now be the Big Ten's best shot
for the playoff, but winning out will require surviving some stern road tests.
Changes are planned at the site of a tailgate
* that turned ugly
See how Nebraska and Illinois stack up statistically
through four games.
This week in Husker history: The Huskers crush Pacific, but a blood clot
puts Tommie Frazier on the shelf.
Former Husker quarterback Keithen McCant is thrilled to get his long-lost Big Eight championship ring
Next week's foe, Illinois, escapes with a 42-35 win
over Texas State.
Brook Berringer is certainly not forgotten amid the 1994 team's reunion activities, and a BTN documentary
on his life will air this fall.
It doesn't match the sky-high stakes of some Miami-Nebraska clashes of decades past, but tonight's game holds plenty of significance for the 2014 Huskers and Canes. Get the coverage from the papers in Omaha (1
),* Lincoln (1
),* Grand Island (1
), Orlando (1
), Miami (1
) and Palm Beach
. Commentary: Shatel
, Huskers Illustrated
In this video
, former Miami star Clinton Portis says Nebraska will have no answer for Miami's speed in the deep passing game.
Dirk Chatelain calls the 1984 Orange Bowl the greatest game in Husker football history and provides a detailed recap
Here's a video recap
of the Huskers' preparations for Miami.
previews the game and picks Nebraska by a touchdown.
Crowd noise could be a problem for Miami's O-line
, but the 'Canes say they're ready for it. | A fresh Duke
Randy Gregory is No. 7
on Mel Kiper's updated 2015 NFL draft board.
A renegotiated marketing deal with ING will bring an extra $21 million
* to the Athletic Department over the next six years.
reviews the Fresno game and looks forward to Miami.
KETV catches up with linebacker Corey McKeon
for Throwback Thursday.
Dozens of 1994 Huskers
will be on hand to sign autographs at the Husker Nation Pavilion before Saturday's game.
See and hear Kenny Bell
talk about the Miami matchup and more on BTN.
Running backs Rex Burkhead and Ameer Abdullah have a friendship
that has helped shape the Husker program.
: Which Husker unit faces the greater challenge vs. Miami?
Just about everyone's picking Nebraska in the early round of predictions
With his performance at Fresno, receiver Lane Hovey
* is no longer an unknown to Husker fans. | Notes
sees parallel paths colliding again for the Huskers and Canes.
Saturdays showdown in Lincoln is an opportunity for the Canes to prove this years defense
really is improved. | UM notes: 1
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Our printable rosters and 2-deeps for the Miami game are now available
Mike Rozier, Eric Crouch and Johnny Rodgers will make appearances Saturday as the Heisman House Tour
visits Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The Hurricanes and Huskers are both more than a decade removed from their glory years
, and ESPN.com looks at why.
Miami and Nebraska have star running backs
whose similarities don't end with thier jersey number. Notes: 1
The 1994 Huskers, to be honored this week, are remembered by Tom Osborne as his most remarkable team. Here's why
A coach breaks down some big plays from the Fresno State game in Hail Varsity's latest installment of Tale of the Tape
Former Husker great Bob Newton will do a live chat
Ameer Abdullah discusses football, faith and much more in this extensive ESPN.com profile
The last time Miami came to Lincoln, the 1976 Huskers dominated statistically but had to rally in the fourth quarter
to win. | The rivalry
Tommy Armstrong's violent running
* is serving as a key component of the offense and an inspiration to teammates.
Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya is a true freshman
, and the Husker defense aims to make him play like one.
Hear Rob Zatechka
talk about Nebraska and Miami past and present – including some second-guessing about the 1995 Orange Bowl.
Miami wide receiver Phillip Dorsett
hopes to extend his streak of big games. | UM notes: 1
Poll question: Can NU's run game
stay on pace against the Canes?
Miami suspends reserve quarterback Kevin Olsen
, once slated to be this season's starter, after his arrest on a DUI charge.
Bo Pelini has few complaints about how the defense
* fared against Fresno State's fast-paced, pass-happy attack. | McKewon's rewind
* | Notes
See how the Huskers match up statistically
with the Canes, who rank eighth nationally in total defense.
This week in Husker history: Nebraska's use of two quarterbacks at once
provides controversy in a 1959 loss to No. 17 Texas.
Even with his son playing for Fresno State, Husker legend Willie Harper
says he can't root against Nebraska.
Next week's opponent, Miami, cruises to a 41-20 win
over Arkansas State.
info for those in Fresno. Lots open at 2:30 p.m.
The heat will be on in Fresno tonight when the up-and-down Huskers look for consistency in their first road test. Get the pregame reads from
Grand Island (1
Get some insights on Fresno State in this Q&A
Here are a few photos
of Friday's practice and flight to Fresno.
Dave Feit borrows a page from his hometown church's playbook
for an idea on how to appease Husker fans of all generations on game day.
Hall-of-Famer Bob Brown sees the Huskers through a historic lens
This Nebraska promotion
on Ameer Abdullah's behalf packs some voltage.
Here's a 2-minute video recap
of NU's preparations for Fresno State.
Dirk Chatelain says a return to power football
* could help the Big Ten bridge the gap with the Southeastern Conference.
You're nothing but a scatback: View this CBS Sports feature
on Ameer Abdullah, his family and what motivates him.
Givens Price thanks those who've helped him along his unique journey
There's still time to enter CFN's drawing
for tickets to the Illinois game.
See Johnny Rodgers
Saturday in Kearney and taste his private-label wine.
Nobody's going with an upset so far in the NU-Fresno State predictions
: Will Nebraska cover the 10-point spread at Fresno State?
Check out the new FearAmeer
website that the Athletic Department is using to promote Ameer Abdullah
* for various national awards.
Today is your last chance
to get in on the HuskerMax tailgate
at Fresno State. Sales end at midnight CDT.
Tom Shatel says the Big Ten doesn't have to sell out
* to be competitive, but it does need to loosen up the bow tie a bit.
Fresno State is trying to shore up its run defense
vs. the Huskers.
The Legends Radio Show
will air Saturday at 9 a.m. from Roberts Nursery, 6056 N. 156th St. in Omaha, with Mark Tranowicz, Dean Steinkuler, Harry Grimminger and Milt Tenopir.
Injuries in the receiving corps
* complicate Nebraska's quest to get its passing game back in sync. | Notes: 1
The Huskers' offense isn't getting itself in favorable third-down
breaks down what can be learned from the McNeese game.
From Football Outsiders, a look at the qualities that make Ameer Abdullah
a potential long-term starter in the NFL.
O-lineman David Knevel tells his hometown paper in Canada that it was good to see his first game action.
finds surprises and similarities in the McNeese game.
The Huskers are tweaking their road routine
* for the late start at Fresno.
The quarterback position is one of the areas Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter is evaluating
* after the Bulldogs' rough start. | Quick deficits
Check out these videos
of the latest Huskers to enter the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame: Hochstein, Mandelko, Ruud & Johnson.
Watch and hear Ameer Abdullah
discuss how the team intends to rebound from Saturday's subpar performance.
Huskers in the NFL: Here's the Week 1
Bo Pelini says the team will be prepared
* for the night game on the road, and Randy Gregory
has a good chance of playing.
Fresno State sees the Huskers running game
as a special challenge.
The receivers aim for precision
* in their routes to shore up the air game.
The NCAA eliminates
Penn State's bowl ban and scholarship cuts.
: Would the Huskers have won without the Ameer-acle?
earns Big Ten special teams
From Randy York, the anatomy
of Ameer Abdullah's amazing TD run.
What's ailing the Big Ten is a lack of playmakers
,* Lee Barfknecht writes.
Husker Mikes report card
on the game contains lots of Fs.
The Nebraska-Fresno stats matchup
is a one-sided affair, but the Bulldogs' schedule strength to date almost certainly distorts things.
This week in Husker history
: A breakout game for Eric Crouch, and Guy Chamberlin considers transferring to an East Coast school.
Taylor Martinez is busy with app development and real estate but hasn't given up on a football comeback
.* | Eric Martin's motivation
Two dozen families who share a vision to increase research into pediatric brain cancer
took in Saturday's game.
Next week's opponent, Fresno State
, falls hard to Utah, 59-27.
Terry Connealy recalls some legendary drills
* in 1994 that few got to see: Ones vs. ones, O-line vs. D-line, in the pit in North Stadium.
* has moved from one O-line tradition to another.
It's likely the last of the FCS foes for Nebraska as McNeese State comes to town. Get the lowdown on today's game from the papers in Omaha (1
),* Lincoln (1
),* Grand Island (1
)* and Lake Charles
. Commentary: Sipple
Who's the King of Knockdowns on the O-line? Jake Cotton and Alex Lewis are vying for the title – and the belt
that goes with it.
Alex Hickey, the main beat writer
for McNeese State, talks about the Cowboys' strengths and weaknesses in this Q&A.
This 2-minute video
recaps the Huskers' preparations for McNeese State.
ESPN.com chronicles Alex Lewis' transformation
over the last 16 months.
* is a diverse, multinational group that's gelled as a big family.
Tom Osborne's record reflects a steady approach
* to game preparation, regardless of the caliber of opponent.
Howard Hawks is on this list of top-25 teams' big boosters
Caleb Amundson, last year's Nebraska Heroes Game honoree, will help kick off
this year's nomination process.
Poll question: What needs fixing in the punt return
A Florida Atlantic cornerback says the Owls were overconfident and would beat
Nebraska in a rematch
* because of their superior speed. | Discuss
Check out the early round of predictions
for Saturday's game.
De'Mornay Pierson-El has no shortage of confidence as a returner
Fresno State's No. 1 kicker has left the team
for personal reasons.
Quincy Enunwa is arrested
after a fight at a New Jersey hotel.
McNeese will start Tyler Bolfing
at QB, but Daniel Sams will also play.
breaks down the FAU in a Q&A with Huskers Illustrated.
Former Huskers Josh Bullocks, Lornell McPherson and Benard Thomas will be Saturday's Legends Radio Show
reviews the romp over Florida Atlantic and expects more of the same this Saturday.
ESPN the Magazine examines the disparate sides of Ndamukong Suh
Johnny Stanton met high standards
to receive the Sullivan Scholarship.
Wisconsin gets thinner at QB as shoulder problems shelve Joel Stave
Miami has the ingredients for a turnaround
* despite Monday night's loss, Sam McKewon writes, likening the Canes to Wisconsin of 2012.
Willie Harper thought he might be a Husker running back — until he was knocked out cold by Rich Glover in practice. Read more from our interview
with Willie, wholl be part of HuskerMaxs Fresno tailgate
Even at age 11
, Jordan Westerkamp had the hands.
It's no secret that there can be perils in facing an FCS foe
Take a glance at Minnesota's 1905 feat
that the Huskers couldn't completely erase from the Big Ten record books Saturday.
Tom Shatel says the Big Ten should take a scheduling cue
* from the SEC.
was glad to get his first real game action in 708 days.
The offense's efficiency
* and the defense's rebound
* pleased coordinators Tim Beck and John Papuchis.
Seats remain available for Californians for Nebraska's bus tour
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