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October 2012

31 WED
Here is the ABC/ESPN2 coverage map for Saturday's game.
Fullback Mike Marrow might miss Saturday's game because of a knee injury. Audio from Wednesday's practice: H’Max Report, Joseph, Brown
Michigan State players say the Huskers manhandled them last season and that it must not happen again. | Spartan Nation insights
Two Huskers help lift the spirits of a family devastated by a fiery car crash.
Michigan State quarterback Andrew Maxwell will look for opportunities to exploit the Blackshirts with his feet. | MSU preview
Tim Beck says the offense would remain in good hands if Ron Kellogg III were pressed into service at quarterback.
Halloween night 20 years ago* was no treat for the visiting Buffs.
Do the defense's strides* alter the offense's philosophy? | Red-zone woes*
MSU's improving QB and productive receivers* have the Huskers’ attention.
Fan support hasn't been a given for the Spartans this season.
Eric Martin talks about motivation, the Blackshirts and more on BTN.com.
Bo Pelini and other Big Ten coaches say they have no quarrel* with new, stricter NCAA compliance rules. | Big Ten notes*
30 TUE
Saturday's official MVPs included 11 players now wearing black.
Tuesday's practice was very physical, and John Papuchis reports a position switch in the secondary. Audio: H’Max Report, Papuchis, Marlowe 
Here's the Week 8 stats rundown of Huskers in the NFL.
View a clip from tonight's BTN program on Tom Osborne's 1994 Huskers.
Dave Feit reviews the Michigan game and decides the Big Ten is something he can get used to. | Tale of the Tape: Michigan
MSU coach Mark Dantonio says NU's skill-position players are a handful.
Tuesday downloads: NU game notes | MSU game notes | Printable 2-deeps
The offense manages to keep producing without Rex. | Perfect November?
The Spartans still have slim title hopes,* and quarterback Andrew Maxwell's strong finish at Wisconsin could be a momentum-builder.
The Huskers’ pass defense* is hitting its stride, thanks to aggressive play and extensive film study.
With Taariq Allen out* for the season, a door opens for Steven Osborne.*
Dennis Claridge reminisces about the early Devaney years in a Q&A.
Pre-order your official Tom Osborne tribute collectible T-shirts in red or black, with a portion of proceeds going to TeamMates.
Husker Dan isn't placing any asterisks next to Saturday's win, and Tom Shatel says Bo Pelini has some breaks coming.*
The names of the 11 defenders* who got Blackshirts* are announced.
Five facts about being an NU football captain.* | Sirles Q&A* | Notes*
See how Husker recruits and prospects* fared in weekend play.
Bo Pelini says David Santos' 10-tackle night is only the beginning.
29 MON
Another physical battle is in store this weekend for the Huskers, Tim Beck says after Monday's practice. | HuskerMax Report
From Spartan territory, a by-the-numbers look at the Huskers.
What’s behind the improvement* in the defense? Fewer mental errors, better execution and a slight philosophical change, Bo Pelini says.
Hear Damon Benning's breakdown of the Michigan game. More commentary: Justin Prestidge, Husker Mike
MSU's O-line will try to rebound from a less-than-stellar performance.
Husker fans packed the house this weekend for big wins in two sports.
The Penn State game gets a 2:30 p.m. start and ABC/ESPN2 telecast.
As bumps and bruises add up, players must be mentally tough,* Bo Pelini says at Monday's press conference. | Audio | Video: Pelini, Martinez, Maher, Santos, Abdullah, Whaley, Smith, Sirles
NU should be thankful for Taylor Martinez's durability, Dirk Chatelain writes.
Brett Maher and David Santos earn weekly honors from the Big Ten.
It's been a bruising season for the Spartans, but the win at Wisconsin has provided a fresh shot of optimism.
As the Husker defense ends its interception drought,* the offense focuses on its own missed opportunities.* | Notes: 1,* 2*
The Blackshirts have a chance to finish strong* against the remaining offenses on the schedule, Sam McKewon writes.
Could Indiana* actually end up in the conference title game?
It can be a thin line* between success and failure, Steve Sipple writes.
A BTN documentary that airs Tuesday will feature the 1994 Huskers.
28 SUN
At No. 20, NU is the only Big Ten team in this week's BCS standings.
Defensive recruit Christian LaCouture decommits and will visit LSU.*
See which team has the edge in the Huskers-Spartans stats comparison.
The Huskers re-enter the rankings at No. 21 in the coaches' and AP polls.
Seventy-five years ago, the nation got a look at Biff Jones’ 1937 Huskers via big a spread in Life magazine with photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt. It’s part of this week in Husker history.
27 SAT
The Michigan State game will be at 2:30 p.m. CDT on ABC/ESPN2.
Nebraska 23, Michigan 9. The Huskers control their destiny in the Big Ten after snuffing a Michigan offense that lost the services of Denard Robinson midway through the game. Go to the game page for all the coverage. | Stryker commentary | Game on DVD
Ten years after Bali, Jake Young’s memory lives on among friends & family.
The (expanding?) bottom line is that seating at the stadium is a tight fit.
Next week's opponent, Michigan State, upsets Wisconsin in overtime.
Naming rights are announced for three areas of the research center that is part of the East Stadium expansion.
Nebraska's goal of winning out faces a major hurdle tonight in the visiting Michigan Wolverines. Get the pregame coverage from the papers in Omaha (1, 2, 3),* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6),* Grand Island (1, 2, 3), Toledo and Detroit (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9). Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Callahan
T. Boyle's Tavern in Pasadena is the MenuPedia site of the week.
Night road games have proved to be Michigan Achilles’ heel lately. | Encyclopedia Athletica | One more look
26 FRI
With another big game looming, Angry Dad is seeking the real NU.
The reduction in dropped passes is no accident, Rich Fisher* tells fans at the Big Red Breakfast* in Omaha.
Give a listen to the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate: 1, 2, 3
A key matchup: NU's receivers vs. Michigan's defensive backs.
It wouldn't be Michigan week without at least one look back at 1997.
P.J. Smith fields fans' questions on Ask the Huskers.
David Max will sign copies of his new book, 50 Years of Husker Memories, Friday in Lincoln. | Radio interview
Athlon previews the game and sees a Michigan win. | More predictions
The sellout streak at half a century: Nothing can keep Nebraska fans away.
Michigan must stop an offense that's built like its own and is led by an improved version of Taylor Martinez. | UM notes
David Santos receives more playing time* as he earns it. Notes: 1,* 2*
Paralyzed Husker Budge Porter* gets the keys to a new barrier-free house.
Bo Pelini has put his own stamp* on the Nebraska Blackshirt tradition.
Dirk Chatelain wonders if NU can march alongside the Big Ten’s big two.*
Jim Delany says the playoffs won't be rushed into place for 2013.
25 THU
QBs representing four decades – Claridge, Tagge, Sundberg and Frazier – will be at the Husker Nation Pavilion before Saturday’s game.
Enter Californians for Nebraska’s drawing for Penn State tickets.
From Sam McKewon, more on the recruiting* weekend. | Gladney profile
A heavier workload at I-back won't keep Ameer Abdullah off the return teams, Bo Pelini says after Thursday's practice. More: Surgery for Armstrong* | Audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini
The last time Michigan came to Lincoln, a record crowd packed Nebraska Field and the governor performed a ceremonial kickoff. The Cornhuskers outplayed Michigan but settled for a 6-6 tie.
Hear Michigan sideline reporter Doug Karsch’s insights on the Wolverines.
Here are some X's and O's to chew on heading into Saturday.
Husker Dan reports back from Salute the Troops weekend.
Steve Lindquist and Randy Poeschl are the guests on Saturday's 8 a.m. CDT edition of the Legends Radio Show.
The official MVPs for the Northwestern game: Evans, Martinez and more.
Both teams in Saturday's game are intent on ending title droughts.
Nebraska's offense works on the third-and-short* shortcomings that cropped up against Northwestern. | Notes*
Michigan’s defense is all about containment* and eliminating the big play.
Tom Osborne preaches perspective* in an age of fan impatience.
Jim Baffico, the player who literally kicked off the Devaney era, retains an emotional connection to the program.
The Husker staff hopes for a big weekend in recruiting: 1, 2*
Receiver Taariq Allen* is doing his position coach proud, and Imani Cross is working hard at becoming a more complete back.
An LJS scouting report* breaks down the Wolverines. | UM notes: 1, 2
24 WED
Michigan's J.T. Floyd has an unusual affinity for Nebraska.
Fans are warned to be wary of counterfeit tickets.
Wednesday audio: Radio analyst Jim Brandstatter on Michigan's defense | Author Pat Williams on the Bear & Dr. Tom | Jon Nyatawa on Ciante Evans
Check out the early round of predictions of Saturday's outcome.
Here's the Wicked Shadows wallpaper for the Nebraska-Michigan game.
Ameer Abdullah has helped keep NU running with Rex Burkhead sidelined.
Congrats to Rex Burkhead, one of 15 members of the National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Class.
While you're shopping for groceries, you might be able to take a gander at the Iowa-Nebraska Heroes Trophy.
Hear Jay Foreman speculate on how Nebraska might try to keep Michigan's Denard Robinson in check. | Corn Nation previews
Michigan has some road issues of its own. | UM notes
Ball protection is a key part of Michigan's conservatism on offense.
NU believes it's ready for Michigan's wrinkles* on defense this time around.
Michigan's Fitz Toussaint will "focus on Nebraska" after his sentencing for drunken driving. | Decreased production | Second player's case
The Nebraska offense intends to build from the confidence gained in the rally at Evanston. Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4*
Ron Brown is elected to the FCA Hall of Champions.
A Husker fan's road trip is never dull, as Randy York learned in Chicago.
Here are the Week 7 stats of Huskers in the NFL.
23 TUE
John Papuchis says third down will be pivotal for the defense Saturday. Audio from Tuesday's practice: H’Max Report, Papuchis, Mitchell, Reed
This week's Tale of the Tape analyzes five key plays vs. Northwestern.
Hear Nate Clouse discuss the upcoming weekend in recruiting and Sam McKewon talk about what might be holding back the O-line and defense.
Taariq Allen hopes his big catch vs. Northwestern leads to bigger things.
The Wolverines say they'll be ready for the intensity of the Sea of Red.
Rick Kaczenski knows it takes a team effort to contain Denard Robinson.*
Ross Els looks to shake things up* on the kickoff return* team.
Dave Feit assesses the consistently inconsistent 2012 Huskers.
Brady Hoke is elusive about Denard Robinson's appearance Saturday on Michigan’s kickoff-return unit. | Championship week mentality | UM notes
There’s more to being the No. 2 QB* than meets the eye. | NU notes: 1,* 2*
Checking in with the secondary: Stanley Jean-Baptiste* | P.J. Smith*
Michigan's offense aims to improve on its zero-touchdown performance.
See how Husker recruits & prospects* fared in weekend play.
Taylor Martinez brought some extra fire* to the huddle Saturday.
22 MON
From Michigan, a by-the-numbers look at NU. | Strength vs. strength
Fans attending Saturday night's game will get black rally towels.
Tim Beck says Michigan's defense presents some unusual challenges. Audio from Monday's practice: HuskerMax Report, Beck, Allen
The BBS is back up after being down due to an Amazon outage.
As a half-century milestone nears, the Athletic Department invites fans to look forward another 50 years and take part in a time-capsule project.
Monday downloads: PDF two-deeps | NU game notes | UM game notes
SI's article on Ohio's resurgence under Frank Solich is now available online.
The staff will proceed cautiously* with Rex Burkhead's injury, Bo Pelini says. Video from Monday's press conference: Pelini, Martinez, Enunwa, Evans, Smith, Abdullah, Cotton
For the third time this season, Taylor Martinez wins Big Ten player-of-the-week honors. He's also one of eight Manning Award stars of the week.
Northwestern's play selection in the third quarter* helped the Huskers in the fourth, Sam McKewon says.
Ciante Evans* came up big in his matchup vs. Kain Colter. | Notes: 1,* 2*
After close wins, Michigan & NU have things to fix.* | UM’s improving “D”*
Husker Mike issues grades for Saturday's performance that run the gamut.
Closing the gap with the SEC starts with recruiting,* Steve Sipple writes.
21 SUN
Neither team has a clear upper hand in this week’s stats matchup.
Nebraska remains outside the top 25 in the AP and coaches’ polls.
The upcoming Michigan game has history written all over it.
After a loss in Lincoln 120 years ago, an Illinois player reportedly punched a Nebraska lineman in the face – but it didn't stop him from later becoming the Illini's athletic director. It's part of this week in Husker history.
20 SAT
Nebraska 29, Northwestern 28. The Huskers overcome an afternoon of turnovers, penalties and third-down futility to pull off a comeback win in Evanston. Get the details as they come in on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Game on DVD
A field goal with 5 seconds left lifts next week's opponent, Michigan, to a 12-10 victory over Michigan State.
Legends Sports Bar & Grill is the latest addition to MenuPedia.
The Huskers aim to bounce back in another road test against a mobile QB. Get the game-day scene-setters from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island (1, 2, 3) and Chicago (1, 2). Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Munson, Callahan | Encyclopedia Athletica
Fifty years ago today was the last non-sellout at Memorial Stadium. KLIN has audio highlights of the win over Kansas State. | Game page
Ameer Abdullah makes the midseason watch list for the Jet Award.
Lavonte David lets his tackling do most of the talking. | Dennard's journey
19 FRI
Al Capone was on hand when NU last played at Northwestern.
It'll be a Saturday of mixed loyalties for Tom Ricketts,* the Nebraska-born chairman of the Chicago Cubs.
Listen to Damon Benning's Nebraska-Northwestern pregame breakdown as he discusses what has changed about this year's version of the Wildcats.
If you missed the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate live, here's the audio: 1, 2, 3
Here's a traffic alert for fans attending the game in Evanston.
The defense needs to get better at generating turnovers, Terry Joseph tells a Big Red Breakfast* crowd in Omaha.* | Corn Flakes report
Athlon previews the game and sees a narrow Husker win. | More picks
Husker coaches look for answers* to the defense's struggles against mobile quarterbacks. | Notes*
Northwestern says it isn't intimidated by this spotlight game.
It's been a season of rolling with the punches for Rex Burkhead.*
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests will be 1970s quarterback Randy Garcia and tight end Ken Spaeth.
John Garrison was instrumental in Spencer Long's* move to the O-line.
Future Husker: An update on Nathan Gerry* of Sioux Falls, S.D.
Kenny Bell sets his sights on a 1,000-yard receiving season.
18 THU
Corey Cooper figures to play a key role in Nebraska's dime package Saturday, but the defensive line will likely be missing Chase Rome.* More from Thursday's practice: Audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini | Video
A speedy freshman is mimicking Taylor Martinez for Northwestern.
Here's the ABC/ESPN2 coverage map for Saturday's game.
Patience* has paid off for Stanley Jean-Baptiste. | Notes*
More on Kenny Bell, Kain Colter and their connection: 1,* 2,* 3*
17 WED
An analysis turnover stats shows just how costly the Huskers' lack of ball security has been this year and thus far in the Pelini era.
Rick Kaczenski says he remains a believer in the defensive scheme.*
The LJS breaks down the Wildcats in its scouting report* on Northwestern.
Stanley Jean-Baptiste appears set for a second consecutive start at cornerback, Terry Joseph says after Wednesday's practice. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Els, Kaczenski, Joseph
Kain Colter makes Mark Schlabach's midseason All-America team.
Husker Dan weighs in on the importance of winning against Northwestern.
Midweek audio: Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald talks about players' naps, defending Nebraska's run game and more. | Chris Emma of Fox Sports Next previews the game from a Northwestern perspective. | Jon Nyatawa of the OWH explains why he expects a close game.
Corn Nation previews the Wildcats. | Defensive demons
Hear Jay Foreman's take on the goal of winning out, and more.
They're friends* first and foes second: Kenny Bell & Kain Colter
Nebraska's defense must prepare for Northwestern's combination of skill and smarts.* Notes: 1,* 2, 3, 4,* 5
The Big Ten hopes to move beyond its dismal first half.*
16 TUE
Listen to the latest on recruiting from Nate Clouse, and hear Sam McKewon discuss the Huskers’ “mojo” and more.
Here are some early reports from Tuesday's practice: 1, 2, 3. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Papuchis, Turner, Compton
This week's Tale of the Tape analyzes what makes Northwestern go.
Check out the Week 6 stats of Huskers in the NFL.
Concussions force former Husker Ryan Klachko to quit football.
Bo Pelini sees Northwestern's use of two quarterbacks as a challenge* for the Nebraska defense.
A battle of the NUs at Wrigley Field? It might happen, Tom Shatel* says.
The OWH's Jon Nyatawa says Taylor Martinez would do well to open up* more in his public comments.
Bo Pelini needs to get NU trending upward again, Tad Stryker writes.
Can the team channel* its anger into a winning streak*? Notes: 1,* 2*
Tim Marlowe is excited to return* to action. | Spencer Long Q&A*
See how Husker recruits and prospects* fared in weekend play.
The Wildcats know the Huskers want revenge. | 5 things* | NW notes
Game-week downloads: PDF 2-deeps | Game notes: NU, NW | Wallpaper
15 MON
Here are some early notes from Monday's practice: 1, 2, 3, 4.* Audio: HuskerMax Report, Beck, Burkhead
Two twists for Northwestern on Saturday: New uniforms and a nap time.
Five years after Steve Pederson's exit, looking back and taking stock: 1, 2*
Bo Pelini says the Huskers are one angry team* right now. Tim Marlowe has been cleared for Saturday, and Rex Burkhead is likely to play. Video from Monday's press conference: Pelini, Martinez, Abdullah, Marlowe | Chatelain on accountability
A midseason report calls Wisconsin-Nebraska the best Big Ten game.
Next week's Michigan-Nebraska game will air on ESPN2.
Northwestern has a Texas-bred playmaker in tailback Venric Mark.*
Sam McKewon says stopping the run* is essential to the Huskers’ hopes of winning the Legends Division. | Tests for defense*
The North Platte paper looks back at the exploits of Bobby Reynolds.
14 SUN
There are no Big Ten teams in the season’s first BCS standands.
See who has the advantage in the Nebraska-Northwestern stats matchup.
There was lots of mud as Antelope Field made its debut 115 years ago. It's part of this week in Husker history.
The BBS has been moved to a new server. Please update your bookmarks, and you may need to dump browser cookies and cache.
The Northwestern game gets a 2:30 p.m. CDT kickoff and ABC telecast.
The LJS* and the OWH* review the Huskers at midseason. | Top plays: Offense,* defense* | Analysis: Kaipust,* McKewon*
13 SAT
BTN's complete Team Jack feature can be viewed here.
Next week's foe, Northwestern, delivers on defense* and beats Minnesota.
Bo Pelini tells donors he’s determined to “get this thing going in the direction that you all expect it to go in and should expect it to go in.”
Two Cornhusker Classics are airing today on KLIN: West Virginia 1994 at 1 p.m. CDT and Florida State 1986 at 4 p.m. Listen live.
Be prepared to be moved by today's 9½-minute BTN feature on Rex Burkhead and little Jack Hoffman.
12 FRI
Another traffic incident thrusts Ndamukong Suh into the news, but police in Dearborn, Mich., say he won't be ticketed.
Dirk Chatelain looks at how the records of Devaney, Osborne, Solich and Pelini compare after 4½ seasons.
No game, but the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate goes on. Listen in: 1, 2
Hear a BTN producer discuss the Team Jack feature that airs Saturday.
From Athlon Sports, five things to watch in the second half of the season.
Dirk Chatelain wonders which trajectory* the defense will more closely follow in the season's second half: 2011’s or 2007’s. | HuskerMax Report
11 THU
NU commit Johnny Stanton is named national prep athlete of the month.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests will be 1960s linemen Lyle Sittler and Tyrone Robertson.
Angry Dad is wondering whether the coaches need coaches.
10 WED
Hail Varsity analyzes five key plays against Ohio State.
NU donors enjoyed The Horseshoe but still prefer Memorial Stadium.
Bo Pelini addresses the Huskers' defensive woes* and the quest for solutions as he takes radio listeners’ calls. | HuskerMax Report
Husker Dan weighs in on the state of the Huskers, and Brandon Vogel issues midterm grades for the offense and defense.
Tennessee is in the mix for safety prospect Drake Martinez.
Dirk Chatelain wonders why there aren't more younger starters on defense.
From Corn Nation, a by-the-numbers look at the Huskers at midseason.
Jay Foreman has questions about attitude and effort on defense.
First impressions and commentary on the incoming athletic director: Sipple,* Shatel,* Barfknecht,* York, Vogel  |  Notes*
Bo Pelini isn't changing NU's bye-week routine. HuskerMax Report
09 TUE
Hear Nate Clouse discuss the latest in recruting and Sam McKewon on the OSU game and Shawn Eichorst.
Here's the Week 5 stats rundown of Huskers in the NFL.
Yoshi Hardrick is arrested in a misdemeanor domestic assault case.
Rex Burkhead should be "full go" vs. Northwestern,* Bo Pelini says.
Incoming athletic director Shawn Eichorst says he's excited* to be a Husker and doesn't foresee making big changes. More from Tuesday's press conference: Video | Audio | Photos: 1, 2 | Transcript
Which positions in the 2013 recruiting class* still need to be nailed down? Sam McKewon provides a rundown. | Recruit watch*
A patient approach* with Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne paid off for Nebraska, Steve Sipple writes. | Rosy goal*
Former Husker I-back Cory Ross joins Tommie Frazier in breaking down the Ohio State game in this week's video edition of X’s & O’s.
08 MON
Tuesday will bring Nebraska's introduction to Shawn Eichorst, who plans to lean on Tom Osborne as he transitions into the athletic director's post.
Hear Damon Benning's breakdown of Saturday's game. | HuskerMax Report
Dirk Chatelain has 63 observations from the Columbus trip, leading off with Husker fans' loyalty and its limits.
HuskerMedic ventured into an Ohio State tailgate and shares these photos.
Time and TV for the Northwestern game are still pending.
There are several midseason moves* Bo Pelini could make to shake things up, Sam McKewon says. | Pivotal stretch* | Barfknecht: Clouds building*
The O-line isn't blaming the noise for Saturday's miscues.* | Notes: 1,* 2*
See why Nebraska's kickers got booed during halftime in Columbus.
07 SUN
In his report card from Saturday, Husker Mike looks at what needs fixing.
Kenny Bell expects a “brutal” two weeks after the loss in Columbus.
The Huskers drop out of the AP and coaches' polls. | Six-game stats
06 SAT
The search for an athletic director had Tom Osborne* written all over it.
Ohio State 63, Nebraska 38. Braxton Miller and the Buckeyes heat up after a cold start, and the turnover-prone Huskers can't keep pace. Go to the game page for all the details. | Stryker commentary
There's no golden parachute* for Tom Osborne when he retires.
Fifty-six years after Nebraska's last touchdown in Ohio Stadium, the man who scored it – Jerry Petersen – is returning to the scene.
The underdog Huskers invade Ohio Stadium tonight intent on pulling off a big road win. Get the pregame coverage from the papers in Omaha (1, 2),* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Grand Island (1, 2), Columbus (1, 2, 3, 4),* Cleveland (1, 2), Lorain (1, 2), Toledo, Akron and Youngstown. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Callahan, Oller,* Naveau, Kelly*
05 FRI
Husker Hour audio: Team Jack | Cam Meredith | History: 1984
Former NU walk-on and Lincoln sportswriter Chuck Sinclair is glad to see the Huskers in his adopted state of Ohio.
Dr. Tom tries to calm the waters* with a second statement on the AD hire.
The Friday HuskerMax Tailgate can be heard right here: 1, 2, 3
Rex Burkhead's knee brace* has stayed on this week, Ron Brown tells fans at the Big Red Breakfast. More: 1,* 2*
The resurgence of OSU’s deep passing game* will test the Huskers.
A year ago, it was this play* that got Nebraska's comeback going.
From the Columbus paper, a look at NU's yearning to return to the top.*
This is the Husker offense's chance to prove itself road worthy,* Dirk Chatelain writes. | Athlon preview | Five goals | Predictions
LaVerne Torczon, a mid-1950s standout on the line for the Huskers, gets set to enter the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame.
Harvey Perlman's handling of the AD hire ruffled some feathers,* Steve Sipple notes. | Rave reviews* for Eichorst | Right fit* | Shatel's advice*
An Ohio State fan is inviting all Husker fans to his tailgate. | Watch party*
The Pelini-Meyer faceoff underscores northeast Ohio's status as a cradle of coaches. | Coaches' quotes* | Pelini the Buckeye
OSU linebacker Etienne Sabino has evolved from underachiever to leader.
Knowing the opponent gives Ciante Evans* an edge in the secondary.
Carlos Hyde, who burned Nebraska for a 63-yard TD run last year, says he's ready extended duty at tailback.
The Buckeyes hope their O-line turned a corner* with last weekend's finish.
Get to know tight end commit Greg Hart* of Kettering, Ohio.
04 THU
Alonzo Whaley fields fans' questions on this week's Ask the Huskers.
Bo Pelini declares it a good week of practice as the Huskers wrap up preparations for the trip to Columbus. Thursday audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4*
The Buckeyes appear to have a better backup at quarterback than they did a year ago. | “Superstar showdown”
Ohio State doesn't mind saying it has revenge on its mind.
It's official: Miami's Shawn Eichorst* has been hired as the next athletic director.* Here's audio and video from Harvey Perlman's press conference this afternoon. | Humble nature* | Alvarez endorsement | Faux pas
At least 16 counterfeit tickets* to the Nebraska-Wisconsin game were sold on Craigslist, and Lincoln police are investigating.
The Huskers will need to create more running room* than Michigan State did against the Buckeyes and their improving linebackers.* | Choi story*
Shawn Eichorst reportedly resigns as athletic director at Miami, and a source says it's a done deal* that he'll be Nebraska's new AD.* | Bio & more info*
Tom Shatel sees lots of similarities* between the NU and OSU programs.
The Buckeyes are given the edge in the early round of game predictions.
Braxton Miller's mobility and deep-passing* ability are a combination that will put any defensive secondary to the test.
A sideline collision couldn't keep an NU cameraman down.
The QB isn't OSU's only key guy. | Scouting report* | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4
03 WED
Dave Theisen and Dick Callahan from Bob Devaney's first team 50 years ago are Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
Wednesday's practice is in the books. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Brown, Joseph | Notes: 1,* 2*
Rex Burkhead's dedication to Team Jack hits home with Jim Rome.
A breakdown of drive statistics indicates that better field position and fewer fumbles could turn Nebraska's offense into a juggernaut.
Husker Dan looks forward to the OSU game with a ray of optimism.
Ex-Husker Vershan Jackson pleads not guilty in a marijuana-delivery case.
Dirk Chatelain explains why Nebraska this week is likely to gain temporary fans from across the conference.
Acing this big conference road test would help establish the Huskers as a Big Ten power, ESPN.com's Brian Bennett writes.
Jay Foreman says blitzing can help neutralize a mobile quarterback.
Corn Nation previews the unbeaten Buckeyes.
The Buckeyes' maligned O-line finished strong* against Michigan State.
The Columbus paper takes stock of Taylor Martinez's* progress.
The Huskers know that a sloppy start* in Columbus isn't likely to lead to a happy ending. | Notes: 1,* 2*
Get a coach's perspective on five key plays from the Wisconsin game.
Nebraska's varied running attack presents a challenge for Ohio State, while the Huskers tallest task is to contain Mr. Versatility,* Braxton Miller.
Following the Huskers never gets old for Pat Hawkins & Olive Circo.
Nebraska fans in Ohio are stoked about the Huskers' visit.
02 TUE
Audio from 1620 AM: Nate Clouse discusses the weekend in recruiting and Damon Benning breaks down the win over Wisconsin.
A trip to Lincoln reminds one fan how sports can bring people together.
The coaches honor five Huskers as Saturday's players of the game.
John Papuchis wants better play from his safeties, especially in the early stages of the game. Audio from Tuesday's practice: HuskerMax Report, Papuchis, Rome
Hear David Max discuss tailgates, his book and more on Husker Insider.
Bo Pelini reports no issues with the Ohio State film swap. | Big Ten notes*
Saturday's big-game atmosphere stirred the Colonel's soul.
An Ohio State fan calls for some Nebraska-style hospitality.
The Blackshirts' tough task: Keeping Braxton Miller contained.* Ohio State's mission: Keeping him healthy.
Dave Feit isn't penciling in the Huskers for the league title game just yet.
The O-line hopes to build from Saturday's strong showing.*
Urban Meyer sees his team gaining unity that had been lacking.
Alonzo Whaley's career full of twists reached a new apex* Saturday.
It's a homecoming for the Ohioans* on the team. | Notes*
From the Lincoln paper, five facts about Script Ohio.*
01 MON
Trev Alberts as the Huskers' AD? The timing isn't right,* says Tom Shatel.
This week's Wicked Shadows wallpaper features QBs Martinez & Miller
Ameer Abdullah earns one of three spots on this week's Paul Hornung Award honor roll for most versatile player.
Taylor Martinez made good decisions in the pocket against Wisconsin, Tim Beck says. Audio from Monday's practice: H’Max Report, Beck, Abdullah
Urban Meyer says the Huskers pose a major challenge for OSU. | Notes
Oct. 21 is the deadline to submit hero nominations for the NU-Iowa game.
Here are the printable rosters & two-deeps for the Ohio State game.
A knee injury could keep OSU tailback Jordan Hall out of Saturday's game.
Damon Benning joins 1620 The Zone as morning co-host with Gary Sharp.
Bo Pelini downplays his Ohio State connections as he gets set for Saturday's visit to the Horseshoe. | Press conference audio | Video: Pelini, Smith, Burkhead, Sirles, Martinez, Maher, Heard, Whaley, Compton
Check out the pregame notes for Saturday's game: NU | OSU
See what the visiting recruits thought about the Lincoln experience.
Big Ten player of the week honors go to Brett Maher and Taylor Martinez.
Watch as Steve Warren joins Tommie Frazier for an Xs & Os talk about the Wisconsin game and more.
Urban Meyer & Bo Pelini take different approaches to balancing* their lives.
From Wisconsin, a look at what went wrong* on the Badgers' last play.
Wearing down* the opponent brought satisfaction to the offense, while NU's seniors on defense* stepped up. | Fumble-itis* | Husker Mike’s report card
Ohio State and Nebraska both have momentum. | OSU's workhorse
Two little heroes were part of a big experience Saturday night.

 
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