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April 2011

30 SAT
Six Huskers – Roy Helu Jr., Alex Henery, DeJon Gomes, Niles Paul, Keith Williams and Eric Hagg – get selected on the final day of the NFL draft. More: Washington pipeline (1, 2, 3, 4) | NU draft history | BBS
Husker players must wait to see what unfolds on Day 3 of the draft. | Royal welcome
29 FRI
The regents approve an early start to the East Stadium project.
The university takes an academic hit en route to the Big Ten.
Prince Amukamara's high school roots and family weren't forgotten on draft night. | Q&A
Ben Cotton tells a Fremont audience about living with diabetes as an athlete.
28 THU
Bubba Starling blasts back into action; the football-or-baseball questions continue.
Prince Amukamara goes to the Giants with the 19th pick in the NFL draft. More: Worth the wait | Easy choice | Not Detroit? | They like it | Bio | NU draft history
Trev Alberts' experience as a draft bust helped steel him for his current job.
Harvey Perlman will lead an NCAA committee examining the bowl system. | Discuss
Husker fans in Ohio gear up for the budding rivalry with the Buckeyes.
NU's 2007 recruiting class might outshine the ballyhooed '05 bunch in the NFL draft, and Bo Pelini's knack for player development is one reason. | Tracker
Urban Meyer says the Big Ten-SEC gap isn't as big as most people think.
The Huskers are No. 10 in the post-spring rankings of Matt Hayes of Sporting News.
27 WED
The news about Jesse Coffey is just the latest dose of bad luck for the O-line.
NU recruit Daniel Davie has academic hurdles to deal with this spring.
A school's recruiting ranking isn't always a good predictor of its draftee numbers.
Zac Lee has reason to hope his name will be called during the NFL draft.
Urban Meyer weighs in on Nebraska and tells how he used Tom Osborne's ideas.
Watch as the Sport Science lab puts Prince Amukamara through the paces.
Mike McNeill hopes his position switch pays off as NFL teams look for versatility.
There figures to be little draft drama Thursday night for Prince Amukamara.
How Matt Slauson became a New York Jet: The draft isn't always systematic.
Joe Moglia says chances are 50-50 that Eric Crouch will be with the Nighthawks.
26 TUE
Jim Delany is hoping to do away with 11 a.m. game starts.
New rules on cut blocks have coaches scrambling for clarification.
Designed to ward off potential suitors, the pay boost for Bo Pelini wins praise as a proactive move. | Contract highlights | Top 20 | Bargain buyout | Perlman audio
A $30 million securities-fraud judgment goes against ex-Husker Brian Schuster.
Ever wonder what Ndamukong Suh's bench-press regimen is like? Take a look.
For those who go undrafted, the NFL lockout will mean prolonged uncertainty.
25 MON
Registration is underway for the Husker Legends golf outing in Columbus.
It's getting stickier with the NCAA for Ohio State coach Jim Tressel.
Record-setting linebacker Lavonte David isn't content with his 2010 success.
Niles Paul hopes his versatility has NFL teams' attention. | Kunalic above Henery?
24 SUN
What's next for "Sarge"? The Tyrone Fahie story enters its next chapter.
The incoming running backs realize that an opportunity awaits.
Being a bust in the 1991 NFL draft doesn't make Bruce Pickens a failure.
Get video & more coverage of Saturday's three opponent spring games. | More 1, 2
Prince Amukamara is a candidate for the 49ers' No. 7 pick. | Well-positioned
Offensive lineman Jesse Coffey is placed on a medical hardship scholarship. | Bio
23 SAT
Join fellow fans at Big Ten kickoff events this week in Michigan, Indiana & Ohio.
Bo Pelini's new contract puts him in the Big Ten's upper tier in pay. | PDF
Gerry DiNardo shares insights from his 5,300-mile Big Ten spring tour.
Prince Amukamara is no pauper, but would the Browns draft him at No. 6?
22 FRI
Alex Henery is listed as a late-round draft gem by USA Today.
Will the Blackshirts be able to take their losses of key personnel in stride?
Barry Alvarez confirms that NU-Wisconsin will be an ESPN night game.
Jim Delany addresses more issues in the second segment of a Q&A.
21 THU
Athlon editors debate whether NU is conference championship material in 2011.
A Sioux City columnist expects local fan banter to heat up soon.
It's time for Parts 8 and 9 of Prince Amukamara's draft diary.
Running back Mike Marrow says his transfer to Nebraska is definitely on.
Look for Ndamukong Suh in a Chrysler ad that will appear sometime soon.
Jim Delany says there's lots of Nebraska buzz around the Big Ten.
Former Husker Mickey Joseph will help coach a U.S. national team this summer.
20 WED
Watch as Bo Pelini talks with ESPNU about the QB race and the conference switch.
Alex Henery, Jordan Burroughs & Erin Hannon share NU's top life skills honor.
A student section movement appears on Facebook with an air of mystery.
Jared Crick's injury might've been a blessing in disguise for the rest of the D-line.
Not all Big 12 coaches will miss the title game that left with Nebraska & Colorado.
19 TUE
Ndamukong Suh is #12 and Carl Nicks #26 in a ranking of top NFL players.
Nebraska's retooling of the offense won't happen overnight.
The D-line's wealth of depth is a source of encouragement for the staff.
Spring-game musings: It was just practice – but the fullback trap was good to see.
18 MON
The Oct. 1 Nebraska-Wisconsin game might be destined for prime time.
The OWH offers some archived articles 15 years after Brook Berringer's death.
Rex Burkhead showed why he's the running game's foundation. | Fullback revival?
Film study will be key as guard Andrew Rodriguez works to elevate his game.
17 SUN
Fifteen years after his tragic death, Brook Berringer's legacy endures.
16 SAT
See what happened in Saturday's four opponent spring games.
Check out photos from the parade in Brandon Jackson's honor in Horn Lake, Miss.
Reds 32, Whites 29. Jamal Turner flashes big-play ability and Brion Carnes has a solid outing at QB as spring drills come to a close. Find all the coverage, commentary & multimedia on the game page. | Get the DVD
Boosters hear words of thanks from Paul Meyers for supporting facility upgrades.
Will it be Ndamukong Suh vs. Chad Ochocinco in a soccer shootout? Stay tuned.
Husker fans finally get their football fix today, but don't expect the 62nd annual spring game to reveal much about what's coming in the fall, particularly on offense. | What to watch: 1, 2 | Freshmen's big day | Commentary: Shatel, York, Ryan
See how NU's spring game experience stacks up in the Big Ten.
15 FRI
Huskers.com auctions end soon on Tagge painting, 1962 helmet & 6-Heisman ball
Congrats to the 22 members of the 2011 Brook Berringer Citizenship Team.
He played for Dana X. Bible: Ron Douglas is still active at age 96. | Photos: 1, 2
O-lineman Mike Smith is seen as NFL material even if he goes undrafted.
Bo Pelini discusses his tough-love approach and his willingness to make changes.
The Huskers' spring game isn't the only one to keep an eye on Saturday.
Ex-linebacker Eric Martin hasn't lost his explosive presence in his new position.
Listen as Ndamukong Suh offers some thoughts on the 2011 Huskers and more.
The defensive backs welcome their new position coach's detail-oriented approach.
Brandon Jackson's hometown will honor the former Husker with a parade Saturday.
Saturday will provide most fans' first glimpse of Brion Carnes at QB. | Notes
Not sure what Suh's "tweetup" is, exactly? Let Randy York explain.
Hear Ernie Sigler & Mel Brichacek on Saturday's Legends Radio Show.
Here are a few watch lists for the spring game: Reds | Whites | Walk-ons
Steve Sipple already has circled Oct. 8, when the Buckeyes come to town.
14 THU
Longtime college coach Homer Smith, an Omaha native, dies at age 79.
Saturday's rosters for the Red and White squads are announced. | PDF
Husker Dan shares his notes after attending last Saturday's scrimmage.
Nebraska is bucking a growing trend toward televising college spring games.
Order your 2011 spring game DVD, with game highlights and interviews.
From Sam McKewon, five things to watch for at the spring game.
Taylor Martinez will be limited for the spring game. Notes from Wednesday: 1, 2
Prince Amukamara tells USA Today he's indebted to Bo Pelini.
Ndamukong Suh will meet fans before the game and try for a world-record "tweetup."
Watch as Kyler Reed discusses the new offensive scheme with ESPN.com
An NCAA panel approves three rule changes for the 2011 season.
Linebackers coach Ross Els is feeling right at home in his new job.
Joe Paterno isn't distressed by the scandals in the game. | Leaders Division notes
Corey Raymond aims to take the defensive backs' play to another level.
Four things to know about Husker walk-on Sam Burtch.
A more confident Taylor Martinez appears ready to lead the Husker offense.
13 WED
Here's a chance to show your support for the 2011 Husker Salute.
The curtain rises on the plans to expand Memorial Stadium's east side.
See the Big Ten Network's One-on-One segment with Bo Pelini.
The Big 12 unveils its 13-year TV deal with Fox Sports.
Another look at two of the new assistants: John Garrison, Rich Fisher
The Big Ten's new guys praise the league and the new horizons it brings. More from the Legends Division teleconference: Ferentz on NU | Pennsylvania perspective | Meat-grinder schedule | Notebook | Audio: Pelini, Sean Fisher
12 TUE
Here's the story of five aged gentlemen who'll be recognized at Saturday's game.
Jared Crick and Lavonte David make the Lott Trophy's 42-player watch list.
Terrelle Pryor tweets that he'll "be suited up at Lincoln, Nebraska."
Rich Fisher discusses his coaching style and his return to the college game.
John Garrison is grateful for his chance to coach after years of paying his dues.
Here are the guys who will battle it out for the kicking duties.
11 MON
Monday's practice was a little rough for the offense. | Notes: 1, 2, 3
Iowa loses an annual rival, but gaining Nebraska soothes the sting.
Ohio State's Terrelle Pryor reportedly is eyeing the supplemental draft as an option.
Carl Pelini expects the offense to be "better right off the bat" this season.
Monday commentary: Sipple on QBs' health | McKewon on offense-defense contrast
Lester Ward's switch to tight end puts his versatility to the test. Meanwhile, Ben Cotton and Kyler Reed work at being dual threats.
10 SUN
Eric Warfield and other ex-Huskers will play in a benefit basketball game Friday night.
Ron Brown sees Tim Beck as the right man at the right time for the Huskers.
Taylor Martinez appears to be developing the intangibles that coaches want in a QB.
Eric Crouch and several other former Huskers try out for the Omaha Nighthawks.
See how things went in Saturday's spring games at Wyoming and Fresno State.
09 SAT
Nebraska and the Big Ten are hitting it off well as they get acquainted.
Taking stock as the spring game nears: Movers | Shakers | Questions | Changes
Saturday's scrimmage leaves Bo generally pleased. | Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4 | Video: 1, 2
The countdown to the spring game can't go quickly enough for Jamal Turner.
Marcel Jones doesn't intend to let his back problem keep him down this season.
Fullback Tyler Legate aims to help the offense get its swagger back.
08 FRI
Taylor Martinez discusses the offense's progress and "deprogramming."
The Athletic Department is auctioning a couple of special spring-game experiences.
Carl Pelini sees progress from the defense and Eric Martin. | Notes: 1, 2 | Video: 1, 2
Happy to be back in demand, Will Compton and the LBs prepare for a bigger role.
The 2013-14 NU-Iowa games are set for Saturdays, but that's likely to change.
The "50 Huskers to Know" countdown wraps up: Burkhead & Dennard
Now on DVD, with Lyell Bremser's call: Tom Osborne's first game as head coach.
Cornerback Anthony Blue hopes his bad luck is a thing of the past.
Catch former Husker receiver Tom Penney on Saturday's Legends Radio Show.
07 THU
The Wyoming game gets a Versus telecast and a 6:30 p.m. CDT start.
Here's Part 7 of Prince Amukamara's draft diary. | He'll attend
The Big Ten Network's Gerry DiNardo likes the athleticism of NU's O-line.
Sporting News' Matt Hayes gives Nebraska a No. 7 preseason ranking.
Kenny Bell's speed could turn a question-mark position into an exclamation point.
06 WED
The spring media guide is now available for your online perusal.
The scouting report on Will Shields shows how the Chiefs sized up a future legend.
See a few minutes of video from Wednesday's practice
A visit by Tommie Frazier gives the South Florida Huskers a day to remember.
Brandon Kinnie talks to ESPN.com about his goals and expectations for 2011.
As expected, NU's 2013-14 Big Ten schedules include Illinois & Purdue. | Discuss
Rex Burkhead prepares to shoulder a heavier workload. | "Fast-paced" offense
Three Huskers make Husker Locker's list of top 10 recruits in the Big Ten.
05 TUE
Andrus Peat, brother of Husker-to-be Todd, gets a 5-star rating from 247 Sports.
Watch as Tim Beck talks with ESPN.com about where the offense is headed.
NU said no to the idea of televising the spring game on the Big Ten Network. | BBS
Being a backup to Alex Henery was a learning opportunity for Brett Maher.
Qdoba has a tickets and tacos promotion for the Spring Game.
Larry the Cable Guy and Jason Peter team up for the All Fore golf tournament.
The growing depth at defensive tackle poses a pleasant problem for John Papuchis.
ESPN's Big Ten and Big 12 bloggers have NU at No. 13 on their spring ballots.
The idea of giving athletes more of the revenue pie might be gaining traction.
04 MON
Carl Pelini wants to have an effective change-up in his arsenal this season. | The 50
The Huskers hit the midpoint of spring drills. Notes from Monday: 1, 2, 3
Bo Pelini lives and learns through the rough ending to 2010.
Memories of Husker teams of the 1990s help propel Nebraska's senior walk-ons.
College Football News' Bart Doan sees Nebraska as a great fit in the Big Ten.
Receiver Kenny Bell just might have what it takes to help NU's passing attack hum.
There have been bumps in the road for two-sport guy Khiry Cooper.
Cornerback Andrew Green hopes he's finally shaken the injury bug.
03 SUN
Crick, David & Dennard: NFL-caliber anchors at three levels of the defense.
Cody Green remains an upbeat team player even though stardom has been elusive.
ESPN and Texas unveil the name and logo of the Longhorn Network.
02 SAT
There are ups and downs as the team scrimmages for two hours Saturday.
Freshman QB recruit Jamal Turner is looking electrifying at receiver. More on the position switches: Gilleylen takes change in stride | Tim Beck video
The Pelini brothers and Bob Stoops can share coaching secrets again.
01 FRI
Friday's sloppy practice frustrates coaches and players alike. Notes: 1, 2, 3
Placekicker Jason Dann is no longer with the team.
The Huskers-to-know countdown is almost finished: Taylor Martinez, Lavonte David
Watch as Alfonzo Dennard talks about leading the secondary this season.
Purdue & Illinois are set to replace Wisconsin & Ohio St. on NU's 2013-14 schedules.
Quincy Enunwa intends to correct the issues that cost him playing time last season.
Kyler Reed might be playing multiple positions to keep defenses guessing.
Two Big Ten writers share their impressions of their recent visits to Lincoln.
Bob Stoops knows that being a defensive specialist mustn't stop a head coach from putting his stamp on the offense.
Prince Amukamara talks to Yahoo Sports about cleats, coverage and more: 1, 2
Saturday's Legends Radio guests: wrestler Jordan Burroughs & coach Mark Manning.

 
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