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August 2012

31 FRI
Dave Feit has some advice to pass around on the eve of the opener.
Listen to the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate: 1, 2, 3 | Abdullah
The official Husker depth chart for Saturday is now available, and so are our printable rosters and two-deeps. Notes about the depth chart: 1, 2,* 3
UCLA's freshman QB gets off to a fast start in a win over Rice.
Dirk Chatelain has 10 predictions for the new season, and Hail Varsity offers up its USM Encyclopedia Athletica.
"We're out to win a championship," Bo Pelini tells a Big Red Breakfast* crowd in Omaha as he touts the high potential* of the Husker offense.
What’s it like to be a Husker fan who's too young* to remember the Big Red dominance of the 1990s? Dirk Chatelain knocks on freshmen’s doors.
With a game coming up Saturday against Penn State, Frank Solich has a chance to give Ohio's rise* an exclamation point. | Contract extended
Brandon Thompson, "utility guy" on the O-line, is glad to be injury-free* for the opener. | Confidence* at center | Notes*
Verizon cellphone reception gets a boost in Memorial Stadium.
30 THU
Bo Pelini says three true freshmen are expected to play Saturday, but there's been no decision* yet on whether Jordan Wester­kamp will redshirt. Audio from Thursday's practice: H’Max Report, Pelini | Video
A couple of notable recruits* will be visiting this weekend.
The final beam has been installed* atop East Stadium.* View the video.
Get “Team Jack Out 9/29/12” wallpaper for your computer, tablet or phone.
Go 7:40 into this segment to hear Tom Shatel's thoughts on the season.
Rex Burkhead comes in at No. 2 in ESPN.com's Big Ten player rankings.
Hear former NU coach Frank Solich discuss Ohio's game at Penn State.
Husker Dan lists his 2012 expectations and essentials for Husker success.
Athlon previews the opening games for the Big Ten and picks NU to win.
The defense strives to turn its third-down performance* around.
All signs point to a Superdome game next season against Southern Miss.
A look at how coach Rich Fisher* went from football to golf and back.
Tim Beck solicits the advice of others as he refines his chess game.*
As Nebraska launches its Rex Burkhead website, Johnny Rodgers notes that winning the Heisman is a team effort.
The LJS breaks down* the Golden Eagles. | Three keys*
29 WED
AP's Ralph Russo predicts a Southern Miss victory. More picks here.
Cornerback Mohammed Seisay may be limited Saturday by his ankle injury, and Taariq Allen* is slated to see action at wide receiver. Also, no redshirts* for Aaron Curry and Avery Moss. Audio from Wednesday's practice: HuskerMax Report, Joseph, Fisher
The Golden Eagles hope to use the unknown to their advantage Saturday.
The coverage map shows whether you'll get the game on ABC or ESPN2.
KLIN will sync its AM signal with the Time Warner digital cable feed for all 2012 Husker games, while the FM signal will be “as it happens.”
Johnny Stanton is evaluated in Sam McKewon's latest recruiting update.
Brett Maher is an ESPN.com preseason All-American, and he is one of three Huskers on ESPN.com's preseason All-Big Ten team.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show will feature memorable sound clips from past season openers, and an autographed ball will be given away.
Corn Nation has a rundown of what to expect from Southern Miss.
What makes Rex Burkhead so driven? It starts with his family.* | More*
Southern Miss braces for NU's power and speed on offense. | USM notes
The offense has the skill players* to help make Tim Beck's ideas click.
For Nebraska tattoo shops,* red ink is a plus at this time of year.
The defense feels it's up to the challenge of reversing last season's decline.
Tim Marlowe says the team has a wealth of talented kick returners.*
Alonzo Whaley intends to make the most* of his final go-round.
The OWH & LJS scribes look forward to the opener on video. | Notes: 1*, 2*
28 TUE
Your vote can help overseas NU fans get the Southern Miss game on TV.
John Papuchis discusses defensive personnel for Saturday's game, with some starters determined and other positions still up in the air. Joe Ganz, meanwhile, sheds light on the battle for No. 2 at quarterback. Audio from Tuesday's practice: HuskerMax Report, Papuchis, Reed
Listen as Tom Osborne reflects on a golden-anniversary year and more.
Notes & quotes from the Big Ten coaches' teleconference: 1, 2*
The Southern Miss defense isn't your typical C-USA outfit.
The LJS looks at how Husker recruits & prospects* fared in weekend play.
The East Stadium project is creating some fan detours* this season.
Four of 12 don't-miss games in the Big Ten this year involve Nebraska.
Steve Sipple sees team maturity* as a reason for optimism.
Replacing a legend is a situation Frank Solich is familiar with.
Toiling out of the spotlight, Ben Cotton* earns the coaches' gratitude.
Taylor Martinez is eager to show off the offense's* many weapons.*
Pre-Snap Read previews Michigan State, and Corn Nation examines Iowa.
The LJS looks at five things to know* about game-day preparations.
27 MON
Ron Brown is still deciding how to apportion* the running backs' carries. In the defensive backfield, the competition continues.* | Notes: 1*, 2
News from Hattiesburg: Starting QB | Storm's impact | Coach's remarks
Rex Burkhead faces long odds in the Heisman hunt. | Lighter load
Tim Beck says the Southern Miss defense is stocked with playmakers. Audio from Monday's practice: H’Max Report, Beck, Garrison, Jackson
Dave Feit says the 2012 team must succeed in three fundamental areas.
Three big pieces of Husker-themed hardware make a stop in Shelby, Neb.
NU's season-opening 1994 romp over West Virginia is the showcase item, with video, in the National Football Foundation's weekly history feature.
The two teams' pregame releases are now available: NU | USM
Get the Wicked Shadows wallpaper for the Southern Miss game.
Bo Pelini says facing Southern Miss* is something of a guessing game and certainly a challenge. More from Monday presser: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3*
Last year's lack of playing time has Jamal Turner* motivated.
Sam McKewon says a lot is riding on Tim Beck and the offense.*
Tropical Storm Isaac alters USM's practice schedule. | Defensive tradition*
26 SUN
The LJS rolls out its preview section: More than three dozen links here.*
Student tickets for Husker football games have gone electronic.*
New defensive coordinator John Papuchis* has made much of his own luck and taken advantage of it, Steve Sipple writes.
The LJS recaps fall camp's* notable developments. | Sizing up the offense*
This week in Husker history: Fans snap up the new 2002 jerseys.
The Southern Miss QB race remains neck and neck entering game week.
Husker quarterback commit Johnny Stanton accounts for four touchdowns in a 27-14 victory on national television.
A high ankle sprain sidelines former Husker Prince Amukamara.
Tom Shatel sees a 10-2 year and a Fiesta Bowl date with Oklahoma.
Bo Pelini says he's still learning & growing* in his fifth year at NU.
Honing the option* is a priority for the Nebraska offense. | Notes
If Osborne had become governor: Tom Shatel gives NU history a rewrite.* More from the OWH's election-themed preview section here.*
25 SAT
This year's new helmet rule* could lead to some unusual scenarios.
With kickoff just a week away, the Huskers go through a dress rehearsal for game day,* and Bo Pelini says the team is in good health. Also, transfer CB Jonathan Rose* is officially aboard. Audio: H’Max Report, Pelini
Hail Varsity magazine pieces together depth charts on offense & defense.
Future Husker defenders Banderas & Lacouture* play central roles in a close Lincoln Southwest* win. | Stanton on ESPN2* tonight
Brent Qvale intends to just “keep grinding” after his first start.*
Freshman quarterback Tommy Armstrong* has impressed players and coaches alike with his understanding of the offense.
The Senior Bowl joins the watch-list craze, and Nebraska ties Alabama and Georgia with the most players at nine apiece.
24 FRI
Nebraska's walk-on tradition is alive and well on the offensive line.
Corn Nation takes up the issue of media bias and chats with Steve Sipple about his reputation in some circles as an Athletic Department lapdog.
Taylor Martinez isn't the only Big Ten quarterback refining his technique.
Steve Sipple sees the makeup of the Husker defense's personnel groups coming into focus.
Athlon ranks Rex Burkhead as the nation's No. 3 running back, and it lists Baker Steinkuhler as one of seven pivotal Big Ten players.
The consensus from Off Tackle Empire: a 10-2 or 9-3 season for Nebraska.
Is a second-year growth spurt in store for Tim Beck's offense?
Positions are still up for grabs in the secondary,* and Josh Mitchell* is a contender at corner. More depth-chart matters: 1,* 2*
True freshman Avery Moss is vying for playing time at defensive end.
It's a transitional year* for Southern Miss in a number of ways. | Notes
23 THU
The Huskers have begun transitioning* from camp mode to game-planning for Southern Miss. Audio from Thursday's practice: HuskerMax Report, Beck, Joseph, Jean-Baptiste | Video
Watch as Kenny Bell offers insights about what has transpired at fall camp.
Husker Dan checks in and offers up a reminder about Saturday's HuskerMax Kickoff Classic in southwest Omaha.
It was a milestone day for Tom Osborne as Nebraska took its first step in bridging* athletics and research.*
Will Alabama be able to match Nebraska's historic run of the mid-1990s?
Knowing the playbook* has helped Jamal Turner earn the coaches' trust.
Ron Brown likes the multiple dimensions* his backs bring to the offense.
A.J. Natter from Wisconsin says he remains firm in his NU commitment.
Tad Stryker sees this as a make-or-break season for Barney Cotton.
Ron Brown likes the multiple dimensions* his backs bring to the offense.
A.J. Natter from Wisconsin says he remains firm in his NU commitment.
Tad Stryker sees this as a make-or-break season for Barney Cotton.
There's a new product for Husker fans: Personalized schedules. Check out JerseyBurglar.com to learn more.
Sports Network says the Blackshirts are the key to NU's league title hopes.
Barrett Ruud says he's glad to have landed with a contender.
Jim Delany and Harvey Perlman are ranked high on a "most influential" list.
Southern Miss will rely on a committee of running backs. | USM notes
ESPN.com sketches best- and worst-case scenarios for the 2012 Huskers.
Pre-Snap Read previews Nebraska's fifth opponent, Wisconsin.
Chase Rome* on the new philosophy* on the defensive line: “I feel like we’re letting our athletes be athletes a little more.”
22 WED
Bo Pelini sheds some light on the depth chart. | HuskerMax Report
Cody Green says he looks back on his time at Nebraska with no regrets.
Rex Burkhead wallpaper is the latest from Wicked Shadows.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Zaven Yaralian and Mark Heydorff.
The LJS's Brian Christopherson is seeing a more loose and comfortable* Taylor Martinez so far this preseason.
Sam McKewon has recruiting updates on Aaron Cochran and others.
The story of Blake Lawrence serves as the centerpiece of a Daily Nebraskan package on sports concussions. More: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Corn Nation uses available clues to concoct a Husker depth chart.
Camp mode* is nearly over as the attention soon turns to Southern Miss.
With the season almost here, it's a good time to add the HuskerMax schedule to your website or computer desktop.
Dirk Chatelain crunches some preseason poll* numbers to assess the Huskers' chances for success.
Ciante Evans is learning why the nickel position* is so valued.
21 TUE
There's a new product for Husker fans: Personalized schedules. Check out JerseyBurglar.com to learn more.
Running back Imani Cross and fullback Andy Janovich* are among a few true freshmen who could play right away,* and Jordan Westerkamp is building a good-hands reputation early on. Audio from Tuesday's practice: HuskerMax Report, Pelini, R.Fisher, Turner | Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3
The ball gets rolling Thursday on NU’s melding of athletics & research.
Rex Burkhead earns a spot on Kirk Herbstreit's All-Herbie Team.
Observers from near and far assess the Huskers' 2012 season.
Former Husker QB Dennis Claridge shares memories early-1960s football and Bob Devaney's arrival in Lincoln.
NU comes out on top in ESPN.com's composite Big Ten unit rankings.
Barrett Ruud is on the move again as the Saints acquire him from Seattle.
Southern Miss has some key parts to replace on offense.
Sam McKewon recaps the hits and misses* of NU's summertime recruiting.
What does the Pythagorean Win Theorem forecast for NU in 2012?
It appears the wait is over for Brent Qvale* as he settles in at left tackle.
Former Husker Prince Amukamara gets thrown into an ice tub by a New York Giants teammate but says he was not the victim of hazing.
20 MON
An autographed Rex Burkhead jersey will be auctioned at a Sept. 7 charity event in Raymond, north of Lincoln.
Tommie Frazier says it's up to players to uphold NU football's standards.
The Saban and Pelini processes* are much alike, Sam McKewon writes.
Eric Crouch sees a breakout season for Taylor Martinez and Tim Beck.
The Chicago Tribune previews the 2012 Huskers: 1,* 2*
Here's Monday's HuskerMax Report (audio).
Corn Nation previews opponent No. 11, the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
The OWH wants your answers to 10 questions for its preview section.
There will be fireworks at the Rose Bowl after the Nebraska-UCLA game.
Ciante Evans takes on a two-position challenge* as the junior cornerback adds nickel responsibilities to his repertoire.
19 SUN
Steve Sipple explains his ballot* in the preseason AP poll.
Much is made of Taylor Martinez's work to improve his passing, but can his rushing numbers get better as well?
Daimion Stafford traveled an unusually rocky path* to major-college football.
This week in Husker history: NU's first All-American becomes captain of an Army company a few months after America's entry into World War I.
More on the new scholarship recipients: 1,* 2,* 3
Tom Shatel yearns for a Burkhead signature moment.* | Heisman push*
Sean Fisher is relishing* what could be his last fall camp.*
18 SAT
Saturday's scrimmage* gave the backup QBs* a chance to show their stuff.
Check out the latest photos of the East Stadium construction project.
Scholarships are awarded to five walk-ons, and 2012 signee Jared Afalava finally receives NCAA clearance. Post-practice audio from Saturday: HuskerMax Report, Pelini, Long, Choi, Blatchford
Pastor Dan Schroeder is part of the army that makes game days click.
The Huskers start at No. 17 in the Associated Press poll.
Pre-Snap Read previews Nebraska and ranks the Huskers 16th.
For you or that special Husker fan: Any or all of the 2012 games on DVD
Defensive end Eric Martin is an accomplished noisemaker and playmaker.*
Receiver Kenny Bell has set some lofty goals* for this season and beyond.
Josh Mitchell enters the season with a better command* of the defense.
17 FRI
Back by popular demand, it’s Brian Brown’s printable Husker schedule.
Yahoo's Mike Huguenin pegs the Huskers for a third-place division finish.
More X's and O's from Charlie McBride: The coach breaks down Cover 2.
Thirty years after Tom Osborne helped pioneer "performance nutrition" at the college level, "food coaches" are becoming the norm.
Nebraska's special teams are ranked No. 1 in the Big Ten.
Jason Ankrah intends to play with more reckless abandon* in 2012.
Injury-plagued Micah Kreikemeier aims to contribute* one way or another.
Being a backup* was never part of walk-on Justin Jackson's plans.
Eric Crouch readies for his debut as a national TV color analyst.
16 THU
There's still time to enter Californians for Nebraska's drawing for tickets to the Southern Miss game.
The Big Red Breakfast changes hands* for a second consecutive year.
Ameer Abdullah feels he's light-years* ahead of where he was a year ago.
Thursday's HuskerMax Report focuses on the defense (audio).
Barney Cotton has ambitious goals* for his much-scrutinized O-linemen.
Former Husker cornerback Andre Jones* goes to prison for violating probation in a 2008 theft case.
Things got chippy at UCLA's Wednesday evening practice.
Brett Maher and Ameer Abdullah are listed among the Big Ten's top specialty players. | Maher Q&A
Meet Neil Smith at a Sam's Club event on Aug. 28 in Lincoln.
Listen as Craig Bohl reflects on the similarities and differences between his jobs at Nebraska and North Dakota State.
More previews: Pre-Snap Read on Michigan | AP on Nebraska
The last thing Daimion Stafford wants is to feel comfortable.* | Notes: 1,* 2*
Jamal Turner says he's made big improvements* as a blocker.
Corn Nation examines how NU's 4-star recruits have fared since 2008.
15 WED
Here's a look at the decision-making that went into the design of the Huskers' alternate uniforms.
Timothy Gay, Nebraska's physics-of-football specialist, sees the game as being on the brink of a crisis because of head injuries.
NU is No. 14 in the L.A. Times’ preseason countdown. | SI.com: No. 19
The offensive line takes another hit as Corey Whitaker is out for the season with a knee injury. Wednesday's post-practice audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini, Martinez | Notes: 1, 2*
Watch video of Jordan Burroughs' Tonight Show appearance.
Ellis Johnson says his Southern Miss offense is lacking toughness so far.
See Part III of Husker Locker's look at NU's football video operations.
Former Husker O-lineman Ryan Klachko officially lands at Illinois.
Hear former Husker cornerback Ralph Brown talk about what he misses about football and what he's doing now.
Seven NU games are in the top 20 on Athlon's Big Ten must-see list.
Touchdown countdown: Jerry Tagge, 1 yard vs. LSU, 1971 Orange Bowl
Quincy Enunwa* discusses the joys of receiving and blocking.*
Terry Joseph tailors his teaching* to the style of each defensive back.
Jordan Burroughs' success in London creates a recruiting ripple in Lincoln.
ESPN's Ed Cunningham says NU is on the cusp of a breakthrough.
Download your 2012 Husker schedule wallpaper from Wicked Shadows.
The Los Angeles Times previews Wisconsin and ranks the Badgers 15th.
Johnny Rodgers schedules appearances at the Nebraska State Fair.
The OWH's McKewon & Nyatawa dissect the week's developments.
14 TUE
Nebraska game tickets once again are the nation's most expensive on average on the secondary market.
The progress of Ameer Abdullah and David Santos is the focus of the HuskerMax Report for Tuesday (audio).
From Coach Roz, a look at how linking football and reading is helping kids.
Hail Varsity magazine recaps the 1964 Orange Bowl. | H’Max game page
Previews: Pre-Snap Read on Ohio State, Corn Nation on Penn State
Former Blackshirts Broderick Thomas and Brian Washington will be Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
Concussions force UCLA senior linebacker Patrick Larimore, a 2011 captain and the “heart and soul” of the defense, to quit the game.
Tommy Armstrong's leadership skills* help make the true freshman a contender for the backup quarterback spot. | Notes*
After playing through injury last season, Chase Rome* is ready to be a bigger factor on the defensive line.
Check out Part II of Husker Locker's look at NU's football video operations.
Homesickness* is part of the reason for Tyler Moore's unhappiness, his father says. | Scrutiny on Cotton* | Pensick's goal*
Touchdown countdown: Mike Rozier, 2 yards* vs. UCLA in 1983
Antonio Bell* says there's heavy competition at cornerback.
13 MON
Junior O-lineman Brent Qvale, the likely starter at left tackle, hopes his shoulder troubles are a thing of the past.
Eric Crouch, who'll be an analyst for games on Fox's FX channel this fall, says he's happy to reconnect with college football.
Tim Beck says after Monday morning's practice that the competition for the No. 2 spot at QB is “very even.” | Audio: H’Max Report, Papuchis, Beck, Barney Cotton, Abdullah, Carnes, Meredith, Evans, Sirles | Notes
Tyler Moore plans to take a semester off to weigh his college options, which still include Nebraska, his father* says. | Cotton's thoughts*
A shortage of helium* is likely to take the air out of a long-standing tradition at Memorial Stadium this season. | Discuss
Big Red Network gets out the calculator to come up with NU's title odds.
Will Nebraska be facing a quarterback who's faster than Usain Bolt?
David Max’s book, “50 Years of Husker Memories,” comes out Sept. 22 and can be pre-ordered now.
A UCLA fan site predicts a 30-24 Nebraska win over the Bruins.
Here's Part I of a look at at the workings of NU's football video crew.
ESPN.com ranks NU's secondary No. 4 in the Big Ten.
Despite meager stats, Lavonte David impresses in his NFL exhibition debut.
CBSSports.com analyzes the Huskers’ “incredibly daunting” schedule.
The Southern Miss quarterback job is still up for grabs.
Touchdown countdown: Phil Bates, 3 yards* vs. Missouri in 1981
Andrew Green* is on a mission to learn the game's every nuance.
The NU staff is still deciding on a kickoff strategy* under the new rules.
Bo Pelini created new offseason rigors* to improve in-game consistency.
12 SUN
Neil Smith* shares his football memories and thoughts about the Huskers.
Imani Cross* already has made a big first impression. | Burkhead Q&A*
The Cedar Rapids paper previews NU's second go-round in the Big Ten.
Fewer scholarships have gone Omaha-area prospects* in recent years.
Linebackers Zaire Anderson and David Santos could help solve the defense's third-down* woes. | Juco infusion*
NU-bound duos get ready for their senior seasons: Banderas & Lacouture at Lincoln Southwest and Love & McWilson at Cardinal Mooney.
This week in Husker history: A retirement hint from Tom Osborne.
New associate athletic director Jamie Williams* points to a life-changing moment 32 years ago that cemented his connection with Tom Osborne.
Touchdown countdown: Johnny Rodgers, 4 yards vs. Notre Dame
11 SAT
Hear the HuskerMax report on Saturday's scrimmage of 100-plus plays. More: Big week ahead* | Rodriguez Q&A* | Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4*
Bo Pelini says Tyler Moore* has left* the team temporarily: “He’s got some things that he’s got to figure out personally.” | Revolving door | Discuss
Former defensive coordinator Charlie McBride assesses the risks and rewards of Nebraska's two-gap scheme on the D-line.
If you missed BTN's Nebraska preview, check out the video clips here.
The Huskers are No. 21 in Phil Steele's preseason power rankings, and no Big Ten team cracks his Top 10.
Maurice Purify's seven TD catches lead the Arizona Rattlers to victory in the Arena Football League title game.
Gold medalist Jordan Burroughs draws some of his inspiration from football.
Antonio Bell's last chance* might also be he best chance to be a factor.
NU's bigger backs* could add new dimensions to the offense.
Touchdown countdown: Tommie Frazier, 5 yards* vs. Missouri, 1992
10 FRI
UCLA names its starting QB: dual-threat redshirt freshman Brett Hundley.
Two-a-days have begun, with Friday's morning session in the books.
Former Auburn DB Jonathan Rose* says it's official: He'll transfer to NU.
Hear Vince Ferragamo discuss the status of the UCLA program – and the plans for his musical role at the pregame HuskerMax tailgate.
Former Husker wrestler Jordan Burroughs wins Olympic gold with a victory over Iran's Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi, giving the U.S. its first wrestling gold medal at the London Games.
Programming alert: BTN's Nebraska preview airs tonight at 9 Central time.
BTN's Tom Dienhart shares things he learned at Thursday's practice.
Heavy lifting* is nothing new to guard Seung Hoon Choi.
Dirk Chatelain ranks NU's 2012 games from toughest to easiest.
Thursday night tweets from the BTN crew provide some depth-chart clues.
Tim Beck hopes for a smoother ride in Year 2 of his offense.
Touchdown countdown: David Horne, 6 yards* vs. Texas A&M in 2002
09 THU
Jonathan Cook, a cornerback* from Alabama,* commits to NU for 2013.
Thursday night's practice was a no-media event, but here's a fresh HuskerMax Report to tide you over.
Sophomore tackle Tyler Moore aims to step up after an up-and-down (and left-and-right) debut season on the offensive line.
There's nothing quite like Nebraska's Cotton collection anywhere else in major-college football.
QB commit Johnny Stanton says he's gotten stronger during the offseason.
At least five cornerbacks are in the mix for the two starting spots.
SI.com names Rex Burkhead as a second-team preseason All-American.
TD countdown: Eric Crouch, 7 yards* vs. Notre Dame in overtime
Newcomers Jordan Westerkamp* and Charles Jackson* are making good early impressions. More from Wednesday night's practice: HuskerMax Report | Notes: 1, 2,* 3 | Photos: 1, 2,* 3,* 4 | Video
The defensive tackles* who missed spring ball are playing catch-up technique-wise under their new position coach.
C.J. Zimmerer* relishes a fullback's selfless role. | Ben Cotton Q&A*
08 WED
O-lineman Zach Hannon has announced his commitment* to NU.* Hear Huskers Illustrated's Mike Schaefer's assessment. | 2013 list
Alonzo Moore says he has received academic clearance. | Bio
Lance Lewis receives probation in his drug case in Sidney.
Husker Dan checks in with some preseason random thoughts.
The defensive line figures to benefit from improved depth this season.
Footwork was a key focus of the O-linemen's summer drills.
On a potentially eventful day, Sam McKewon offers up a recruiting update.
Hear Charlie McBride talk football and life with Gary Sharp & Jason Peter.
Corn Nation previews Michigan State, the Huskers' ninth opponent.
The Huskers are No. 18 in the San Antonio paper's countdown.
Justin Blatchford* has earned a Blackshirt. Could a scholarship be next?
TD countdown: I.M. Hipp, 8 yards* vs. Oklahoma in a 1978 classic
The competition at offensive tackle* is unlikely to be settled any time soon.
Alonzo Whaley* has turned things around since a year ago. | More on ’Zo
Coach Kaz aims to restore the defensive line's dominance. | Ankrah Q&A*
07 TUE
Audio & video: Tuesday's HuskerMax Report | Big Red Today Show
The team is always on the lookout for leaders.
Enter Californians for Nebraska's ticket raffles for the Huskers' home games and three road games. Proceeds go to the CFN Scholarship Fund.
Penn State is tweaking its uniforms with blue ribbons and players' names.
There seems to be no second-year slump for right guard Spencer Long.
Lavonte David claims a No. 1 spot on Tampa Bay's first 2012 depth chart.
From Big Red Report, more on Andrew Rodriguez's motivation and Zaire Anderson's surprising physicality. | The younger linebackers*
Illinois could be the destination for ex-Husker Ryan Klachko. Ex-Auburn CB Jonathan Rose, meanwhile, expects to decide on a school soon.
Listen as Eric Crouch discusses the pressures of being Nebraska's QB and Jared Tomich talks about how the 1990s' Blackshirts stayed motivated.
See ESPN.com's video preview of NU, ranked 21st in its power rankings.
Is a 70% completion rate attainable? Corn Nation looks at the numbers.
NU is sixth in Athlon's ranking of college football's running back units.
Big Ten coaches talk anonymously about NU and other conference foes.
Tim Marlowe puts his extensive playbook knowledge* to good use.
The Huskers avoid the heat* with a night practice. | HuskerMax Report  | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4, 5,* 6* | Audio: Papuchis, Beck, Els, Abdullah, Bell
TD countdown: Maurice Purify, 9 yards for the win vs. Texas A&M, 2006
06 MON
Taylor Martinez discusses his life under a microscope* and his development as a quarterback. | Turner's yearning
Ex-Husker Josh Williams is happy to get a fresh start at Kansas.
Wisconsin unveils its uniforms for the Sept. 29th game in Lincoln.
Dirk Chatelain says NU needs better output from its scholarship O-linemen.
CBSSports.com has a quick preview of the Huskers and three questions.
Hear Grant Wistom describe his "from-the-heart" talk with the team.
Former Auburn cornerback Jonathan Rose is considering Nebraska.*
Corn Nation previews Michigan, the eighth opponent on NU's schedule.
TD countdown: Rudy Johnson, 10 yards* vs. Oklahoma on Nov. 23, 1963
Tad Stryker expects better consistency from the Blackshirts in 2012.
Sam McKewon says NU's freshmen pass the eyeball test.*
Placekicker/punter Brett Maher works physically and mentally to improve on his 2011 all-conference season. | Sirles Q&A*
05 SUN
This week in Husker history: A defense of football from NU's chancellor.
Why Taylor Martinez* believes a 70% completion rate is doable.
Touchdown countdown: Brook Berringer, 11 yards* vs. Wyoming, 1994
What the 2012 Huskers need is a signature month,* Tom Shatel writes.
Attacking* instead of reacting is the defensive line's goal. | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3
04 SAT
Listen to the HuskerMax report on the first practice of fall camp, including news about roster moves | Pelini audio | Video | Photos
Joe Ganz and Jake Mandelko become the newest NU graduate assistants.
Lavonte David gets off to a fast start with the NFL's Buccaneers.
Steve Sipple* and Tom Shatel* like Taylor Martinez's confidence in the face of public skepticism.
The Huskers look to Alabama* for ways to improve play in the secondary.*
Touchdown countdown: Matt Davison, 14 yards* vs. Missouri in 1997
From Randy York, 28 facts to count down 28 days until kickoff.
03 FRI
Check out some video and photos* from Fan Day.
The Huskers get a pep talk from Grant Wistrom,* and Taylor Martinez* has his sights set on a 70 percent completion rate. More from Friday's press conference* to come. Audio: Marlowe, Martinez, Long, Smith, Ankrah, Maher, Cotton, One-on-one with Meredith
Battles in the secondary might be the most intriguing part of fall camp.
Touchdown countdown: Terrence Nunn, 13 yards* vs. Michigan, 2005
From Sam McKewon,* five storylines and five position battles that will help define the Huskers' fall camp. | Key names*
02 THU
The Huskers get a No. 16 ranking in the preseason coaches' poll.*
Corn Nation lists five reasons for optimism about the 2012 season.
Ameer Abdullah makes the Paul Hornung Award watch list.
Kyler Reed aims to rebound from a frustrating* 2011. | Talented duo
Athlon's list of top 50 Big Ten players includes eight Huskers.
The goal of generating more turnovers has continued to elude the defense.
TD countdown: Cory Schlesinger, 14 yards vs. Miami, 1995 Orange Bowl
Calvin Jones at offensive guard? That’s where the star I-back's football career began – and nearly ended.
Here's a map and more info for those attending Fan Day on Friday.
01 WED
Florida Atlantic fans take a 2008 spoof Carl Pelini video and run with it.
Dirk Chatelain makes a case for a Burkhead for Heisman campaign, and Adam Rittenberg makes note of Rex's under-the-radar national status.
Corn Nation lists some reasons for pessimism for the 2012 season.
SB Nation previews NU and gives the Huskers a No. 23 ranking.
Northwestern is the subject of the LJS's latest camp preview.*
Sam McKewon says attracting top regional talent* is NU's recruiting key.
Touchdown countdown: Calvin Jones, 15 yards* vs. Oklahoma, 1991
Bo Pelini is impressed* with Nebraska's two new assistants.
New Nebraskan Christian Lacouture says he finds Lincoln amazing.*
OWH videos scope out the Big Ten landscape and preview Nebraska's fall camp. | Huskers' weekend schedule*
Penn State's Silas Redd confirms he's transferring to Southern Cal.

 
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