Articles by HuskerMax

Thursday practice, Michigan State week

11/15/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said Nebraska will face a stiff challenge in running the ball against the Spartans. As for injuries: "We've got a bunch of guys nicked up. Guys trying to get through practice. ... That's just November football. We'll do everything we can to get everybody as healthy as we can." Refresh this page for the latest updates.…

Wednesday practice, Michigan State week

11/14/18 | HuskerMax
Receiver JD Spielman has been limited in practice this week, and his status is day to day. "The good thing about JD is he knows the offense in and out, so he doesn't need a whole lot of practice time to stay sharp," said offensive coordinator Troy Walters. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB |…

Tuesday practice, Michigan State week

11/13/18 | HuskerMax
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said the Huskers expect Michigan State to "try to do what they probably are really good at — being physical and running the football." Saturday's game will come one week after Nebraska surrendered a season-worst 383 rushing yards to Illinois. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | MSU | Flip sheet…

Monday presser, Michigan State week

11/12/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and several players commented on Nebraska's preparations for Saturday's game against Michigan State, the final game at Memorial Stadium for the Husker seniors. Frost said creating big plays will be a challenge against MSU's stout defense. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Monday transcripts • Depth chart • Game notes • Game page •…

2018 Nebraska-Michigan State stats matchup

11/11/18 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Spartans match up statistically entering their Nov. 17th game in Lincoln.   NEBRASKA 3-7 (2-5) MICH. STATE 6-4 (4-3) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense226.522118.4116 Passing offense256.142233.368 Pass efficiency141.7151110.56118 Total offense482.613351.7110 Scoring offense32.34021.7117 Rushing defense194.09076.51 Pass defense255.4101250.897 Pass eff. defense124.5645118.8437 Total defense449.4107327.321 Scoring defense33.810319.717 Net punting36.698036.5084 Punt returns10.92436.12102 Kickoff returns15.9612423.4727 Turnover margin-0.10740.1058 Tackles for loss5.388 6.6 42…

BTN Adrian Martinez feature

11/10/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska coach Scott Frost discusses his freshman quarterback's recruitment and improvement throughout his debut season for the Huskers.      

Thursday practice, Illinois week

11/8/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said the Illini are "playing for a lot" and will come to Lincoln motivated and expecting to win. He said the cold temperatures expected Saturday shouldn't be a factor, but the wind might be. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | ILL | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB | ILL…

Wednesday practice, Illinois week

11/7/18 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Troy Walters said Illinois is using "a whole different defense" after the recent resignation of defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson. He also said freshman running back Miles Jones had shoulder surgery and will miss the rest of the season. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | ILL | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB…

Tuesday practice, Illinois week

11/6/18 | HuskerMax
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said the defense is improving, particularly in forcing turnovers, but is still "not even close" to where it needs to be. He said Illinois has a "dynamic" running back in Reggie Corbin, who had 213 yards on just 13 carries Saturday against Minnesota. Head coach Scott Frost also spoke after Tuesday's practice on the Big Ten…

Monday presser, Illinois week

11/5/18 | HuskerMax
“We’ve had some great moral victories this year, and those don’t count for anything,” head coach Scott Frost said of the close loss at Ohio State. Frost and several players commented on the game and Nebraska's preparations for Illinois and former Husker backup quarterback AJ Bush. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Monday transcripts • Depth charts: NEB…

2018 Nebraska vs. Illinois stats matchup

11/4/18 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Fighting Illini match up statistically entering their Nov. 10th game in Lincoln.   NEBRASKA 2-7 (1-5) ILLINOIS 4-5 (2-4) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense216.632249.411 Passing offense252.346166.6113 Pass efficiency138.9755115.16112 Total offense468.919416.059 Scoring offense29.96129.066 Rushing defense173.081240.3122 Pass defense269.8113284.4121 Pass eff. defense128.6658150.72110 Total defense442.8105524.8127 Scoring defense33.710136.9116 Net punting35.789638.4949 Punt returns9.80565.46110 Kickoff returns16.8812017.71113 Turnover margin-0.44940.3341 Tackles for loss5.385 5.2 93…

Thursday practice, Ohio State week

11/1/18 | HuskerMax
Coach Scott Frost said the Huskers will go to Columbus believing they can win, which he said wasn't the case with some players in the game at Michigan. He said defensive lineman DaiShon Neal will miss the rest of the season because of injury, and Noah Vedral is now the No. 2 quarterback. Refresh this page for the latest updates.…

Wednesday practice, Ohio State week

10/31/18 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Troy Walters said after Wednesday's practice that the Huskers must be able to run the ball Saturday in Columbus. “You can’t drop back 50, 60 times and expect to beat the Buckeyes,” he said. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | OSU | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB | OSU • OSU…

Tuesday practice, Ohio State week

10/30/18 | HuskerMax
Coaches and players on defense commented on the Nebraska football team's preparations for Saturday's game against No. 8 Ohio State and the Buckeyes' potent offense. Head coach Scott Frost also spoke after Tuesday's practice in the Big Ten coaches teleconference. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | OSU | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB…

Monday presser, Ohio State week

10/29/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and several players commented on the Nebraska football team's preparations for Saturday's game against No. 8 Ohio State. Frost said of the Buckeyes: "I don't have any doubt we're going to get their best shot after a loss two weeks ago and two weeks of practice and grinding." Refresh this page for the latest updates. •…

2018 Nebraska-Ohio State stats matchup

10/28/18 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Buckeyes match up statistically entering their Nov. 3rd game in Columbus.   NEBRASKA 2-6 (1-4) OHIO STATE 7-1 (4-1) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense220.629171.868 Passing offense250.646383.82 Pass efficiency138.2957174.105 Total offense471.318555.53 Scoring offense29.86243.08 Rushing defense166.071149.657 Pass defense272.0110241.185 Pass eff. defense127.7959126.5953 Total defense438.0102390.868 Scoring defense33.410122.942 Net punting37.417442.394 Punt returns11.11416.3995 Kickoff returns17.2711520.8661 Turnover margin-0.751060.7517 Tackles for loss5.678 7.8 20…

Huskers tame Wildcats

10/27/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska put the game away early and then substituted freely in the second half in a 45-9 win over Bethune-Cookman. The Wildcats were kept out of the end zone until the game's final play. Devine Ozigbo rushed for 110 yards on 11 carries, and Stanley Morgan had seven receptions for 82 yards and a pair of touchdowns. JD Spielman added…

Thursday practice, Bethune-Cookman week

10/25/18 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said it was the best Thursday practice yet, with good attention to detail, as the Huskers wrapped up preparations for Bethune-Cookman. "We need to make sure we're better than last week and we're moving in the right direction," Frost said. "Doesn't matter if we're playing Ohio State or Bethune-Cookman." Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth…

Ticket & parking info: B-CU game

10/24/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska football season ticket holders received a new ticket for Saturday’s game with Bethune-Cookman. The original ticket from the Akron game will not be valid for admission. Season ticket holders should have received tickets for Saturday’s game either via e-mail (print-at-home tickets) or by first class mail. Husker fans who purchase season parking permits through Nebraska Athletics should also have…

Wednesday practice, Bethune-Cookman week

10/24/18 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Troy Walters and other assistant coaches and players commented on the Nebraska football team's preparations for Saturday's game against Bethune-Cookman. Defensive tackle Mick Stoltenberg, who has been out with a knee injury, has been practicing this week and hopes to play this weekend. Ben Stille also explained his decision not to accept his Blackshirt. Refresh this page for…

Tuesday practice, Bethune-Cookman week

10/23/18 | HuskerMax
Assistant coaches and players on defense commented on the Nebraska football team's preparations for Saturday's game against Bethune-Cookman. Additional Blackshirts have been issued to Tre Neal, Lamar Jackson, Khalil Davis and Carlos Davis. Ben Stille was offered one but turned it down because he didn't think he had practiced well enough. Head coach Scott Frost also spoke after practice in…

Monday presser, Bethune-Cookman week

10/22/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and several players commented on Nebraska's preparations for Saturday's game against Bethune-Cookman and the win over Minnesota. The Huskers skipped their usual Monday practice, getting a "bye day" during what originally was a bye week on the 2018 schedule. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Monday transcripts • Depth charts: NEB | B-C |…

2018 Nebraska vs. Bethune-Cookman stats matchup

10/21/18 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Wildcats match up statistically entering their Oct. 27th game in Lincoln.   NEBRASKA  1-6 (1-4) BETHUNE-COOKMAN 4-4 (2-2) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense219.924153.967 Passing offense251.946211.570 Pass efficiency139.5657134.6447 Total offense471.721365.475 Scoring offense27.67632.431 Rushing defense169.681183.874 Pass defense280.3119202.038 Pass eff. defense132.0171119.0529 Total defense449.9111385.852 Scoring defense36.911531.073 Net punting35.659534.2376 Punt returns2.8812410.7139 Kickoff returns17.2711426.688 Turnover margin-1.00117-0.3882 Tackles for loss5.484 5.9 76 Sacks2.29…

Thursday practice, Minnesota week

10/18/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said defensive tackle Mick Stoltenberg is getting closer to returning to game action, and so is linebacker Tyrin Ferguson. He said Nebraska has had a great week of practices in preparation for Saturday's game against Minnesota. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | MIN | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB…

Wednesday practice, Minnesota week

10/17/18 | HuskerMax
Noah Vedral is taking second-team reps with Andrew Bunch, quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco said after Wednesday's practice. Offensive line coach Greg Austin said his group has improved in technique and communication since the start of the season. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | MIN | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB | MIN •…

Tuesday practice, Minnesota week

10/16/18 | HuskerMax
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander discussed penalties and recruiting and broke down what went wrong for the defense late in the Northwestern game. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | MIN | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB | MIN • Monday presser • Pregame page • Practice schedule   Coverage • Husker247 | Quick Hits:…

Throwback to the 1920s

10/15/18 | HuskerMax
The University of Nebraska and Adidas on Monday unveiled the new Primeknit A1 ‘Memorial Tribute’ alternate uniforms, which will make their on-field debut for the Cornhuskers’ game against Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 10. POLL: YEA OR NAY? MORE COVERAGE GET THE JERSEY 2018 marks 100 years since the culmination of World War I. The alternate uniforms pay tribute to the…

Monday presser, 2018 Minnesota week

10/15/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and several players commented on the overtime loss at Northwestern and Nebraska's preparations for Saturday's game against Minnesota. Frost said Monday's practice was the best yet and he's happy with the program's culture. "I don't want the guys to get used to losing and be OK with it. I know the vast majority of our team…

2018 Nebraska-Minnesota stats matchup

10/14/18 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Golden Gophers match up statistically entering their Oct. 20th game in Lincoln.   NEBRASKA 0-6 (0-4) MINNESOTA 3-3 (0-3) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense192.744150.591 Passing offense247.854200.0101 Pass efficiency131.5075115.54112 Total offense440.542350.5109 Scoring offense23.310725.592 Rushing defense177.087121.528 Pass defense268.8109232.777 Pass eff. defense130.6864129.0461 Total defense445.8109354.245 Scoring defense38.311724.554 Net punting35.299541.2917 Punt returns2.8812428.671 Kickoff returns17.4011120.6471 Turnover margin-1.17121-1.00119 Tackles for loss6.064 6.2 58…

Thursday practice, Northwestern week

10/11/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said Nebraska has had its best week of practice heading into Saturday's game at Northwestern. He provided several injury updates and commented on what he believes is an unfair advantage to schools whose classes are on a quarters system. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | NW | Flip sheet •…

Wednesday practice, Northwestern week

10/10/18 | HuskerMax
The Huskers practiced outside on the grass Wednesday to prepare for Northwestern's notoriously slow field, but running backs coach Ryan Held said he doesn't expect the surface in Evanston to be much of a factor. Offensive coordinator Troy Walters said of true freshman Maurice Washington, "We're going to find ways to get him the ball" on both running and passing…

Tuesday practice, Northwestern week

10/9/18 | HuskerMax
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said after Tuesday's practice that "we have a long ways to go football-wise, we have a long ways to go strength and conditioning-wise if we're going to catch up and be able to beat teams like Wisconsin and Michigan." He also said the defense needs to get better at creating turnovers. Refresh this page for the…

Monday presser, Northwestern week

10/8/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and several players commented on Nebraska's loss to Wisconsin and its preparations for Saturday's game against Northwestern. Freshman quarterback Adrian Martinez said he has all kinds of room for improvement, and Frost said the team is "turning a corner" in terms of attitude. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Transcripts: Frost, Davis, Farniok, Lee,…

2018 Nebraska-Northwestern stats matchup

10/7/18 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Wildcats match up statistically entering their Oct. 13th game in Evanston.   NEBRASKA 0-5 (0-3) N’WESTERN 2-3 (2-1) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense185.05877.4127 Passing offense247.258293.822 Pass efficiency131.8875118.59107 Total offense432.247371.295 Scoring offense21.811423.6106 Rushing defense206.0109133.046 Pass defense231.677255.2102 Pass eff. defense130.5863134.0777 Total defense437.6105388.272 Scoring defense39.212025.260 Net punting34.0410837.2974 Punt returns0.571265.7997 Kickoff returns18.1910322.1152 Turnover margin-1.20122-0.4093 Tackles for loss6.064 5.8 75 Sacks2.60…

Thursday practice, Wisconsin week

10/4/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said after Thursday's practice that Nebraska will have to be efficient on offense Saturday, given the Badgers' clock-consuming offense. He said he saw progress this week from the Huskers' wide receivers and running backs. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | WIS | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB | WIS…

Wednesday practice, Wisconsin week

10/3/18 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Troy Walters discussed the departure of receiver Tyjon Lindsey after Wednesday's practice: “He was getting better and better. He was frustrated with the reps he was getting, so he wanted to move on, and we have to focus on the guys who are here.” Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | WIS |…

Tuesday practice, Wisconsin week

10/2/18 | HuskerMax
Defensive coaches and players commented on Nebraska's preparations for Saturday's game against Wisconsin. Erik Chinander said more tough love is in order for his Husker defense. Head coach Scott Frost also spoke after Tuesday's practice in the Big Ten coaches' teleconference. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | WIS | Flip sheet • Game notes:…

Monday presser, Wisconsin week

10/1/18 | HuskerMax
Husker players and head coach Scott Frost commented on the 0-4 Nebraska football team's resolve to right the ship and its preparations for Saturday's game against Wisconsin. There was bad news on the injury front as it was announced that linebacker Will Honas will miss the rest of the season. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Monday transcripts…

2018 Nebraska-Wisconsin stats matchup

9/30/18 | HuskerMax
How do the Cornhuskers and Badgers match up statistically entering their Oct. 6th game in Madison? Here are the numbers.   NEBRASKA 0-4 (0-2) WISCONSIN 3-1 (1-0) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense203.541266.38 Passing offense207.387200.895 Pass efficiency124.7095156.9726 Total offense410.868467.035 Scoring offense21.311532.057 Rushing defense165.080135.050 Pass defense248.894172.825 Pass eff. defense131.5174124.5454 Total defense413.897307.817 Scoring defense38.811814.510 Net punting34.2710837.6965 Punt returns0.171255.33102 Kickoff returns18.299620.3075 Turnover margin-1.501271.0015 Tackles for…

“Big Ten Elite”: ’97 Huskers

9/29/18 | HuskerMax
Here are several clips from BTN's "Big Ten Elite" program on the 1997 Huskers. The show airs Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. CDT. December 1⃣1⃣th, 1997 marked the end of an important era for @HuskerFBNation.Coach Tom Osborne announced his intention to retire following the 1997 season.Big Ten Elite x Physicians Mutual Debuts TOMORROW at 7 ET on BTN. pic.twitter.com/DCTW4rpUWy— Nebraska…

BTN Tailgate show segments: 2018 Purdue @ Nebraska

9/29/18 | HuskerMax
    .@coach_frost gave a big postgame speech long before he was @HuskerFBNation's coach.@Johnubacon looks back at it, plus Frost's path to becoming @Huskers QB, in this week's Instant Legend, presented by @TIAA. pic.twitter.com/GzUF2z6BGM — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) September 29, 2018                 • Omaha World-Herald* | Tom Osborne on BTN: Scott Frost's…

Thursday practice, Purdue week

9/27/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost said Thursday's practice “was a lot better than last week. We’re practicing well. Sooner or later it’s going to lead to results." He said running back Maurice Washington could play Saturday despite being sick this week. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | PUR | Flip sheet • Game notes:…

Wednesday practice, Purdue week

9/26/18 | HuskerMax
Offensive coaches and players provided updates Nebraska's preparations for its game Saturday against Purdue. Running back Maurice Washington is battling an illness, and Wyatt Mazour has earned more reps. The staff is looking for more production from the backup wide receivers. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | PUR | Flip sheet • Game notes:…

Tuesday practice: Purdue week

9/25/18 | HuskerMax
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander spoke Tuesday about the need for carrying a week of practice all the way through and for having "105 guys who love to play football, period." With senior co-captain Mick Stoltenberg on crutches, Carlos Davis is getting more work at nose tackle. Coach Jovan Dewitt said personnel changes are coming on special teams. Refresh this page for…

Monday presser: Purdue week

9/24/18 | HuskerMax
There was talk about Blackshirts (they haven't been taken away), the team's mind-set and more Monday as head coach Scott Frost and several players spoke about the lopsided loss to Michigan and the upcoming game against Purdue. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Monday transcripts • Depth charts: NEB | PUR | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB…

2018 Nebraska-Purdue stats matchup

9/23/18 | HuskerMax
How do the Cornhuskers and Boilermakers match up statistically entering their Sept. 29th game in Lincoln? Here are the numbers. • Advantage Purdue in 26 of 35 categories • Average FBS rank: Purdue 68, Nebraska 87  NebraskaPurdue   AvgRankAvgRank+ Scoring Margin-18.67122+2.2578Pur Total Offense353.67106483.5031Pur Total Defense379.6774413.5095Neb Turnover Margin-1.67126-0.5095Pur Time of Possession29:038930:2968Pur Yds Per Play4.701196.9719Pur Opp. Yds Per Play5.24605.4975Neb Pass Yds Per Att6.321058.3238Pur…

Thursday practice: Michigan week

9/20/18 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said after Thursday's practice that quarterback Adrian Martinez will make the trip to Michigan, but no decision has been made on whether he will play. "It isn't just 'is he ready to go?'" Frost said. "It's 'is he ready to go physically and mentally to a point where he can protect himself physically during a game?' He's really…

Buying in: Tanner Farmer’s remarks spark a BTN discussion

9/19/18 | HuskerMax
Big Ten Network analysts discussed the importance of buying in -- and what it actually means -- after Nebraska offensive lineman Tanner Farmer's remarks on the topic at Monday's press conference went viral. There's been a lot of buy-in talk since @TRFarmer73 took the podium this week.Our former players on Inside the Game (@HowardGriffith, @JLeman47, @Jacksonville8 and Dave Wannstedt) added…

Nebraska-Michigan stats matchup

9/19/18 | HuskerMax
How do the Cornhuskers and Wolverines match up statistically entering their Sept. 22 game in Ann Arbor? Here are the numbers. • Advantage Michigan in 27 of 35 categories • Average FBS rank: Michigan 49, Nebraska 73  NebraskaMichigan   AvgRankAvgRank+ Scoring Margin-5.0098+21.3332Mich Total Offense464.5043397.3385Neb Total Defense324.0037276.3312Mich Turnover Margin-2.001270.0064Mich Time of Possession31:204530:1071Neb Yds Per Play5.83716.7731Mich Opp. Yds Per Play4.62344.039Mich Pass Yds Per…

Wednesday practice: Michigan week

9/19/18 | HuskerMax
Quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco said Adrian Martinez participated fully in Wednesday's practice. As for Martinez's availability against Michigan, offensive coordinator Troy Walters said, "We want to make sure he's close to 100 percent. We're going against a good defense -- they fly around, they're physical -- so we're not going to put him in any harm or any danger. He's…

Tuesday practice: Michigan week

9/18/18 | HuskerMax
Senior defensive back Aaron Williams has joined the Blackshirt ranks, Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said after Tuesday's practice. Seven other players earned their black practice jerseys after the Colorado game. Chinander said Michigan's pro-style offense will be a challenge that's different from the spread offenses the Huskers faced in their first two games. "The DBs got to have their…

Monday presser: Michigan week

9/17/18 | HuskerMax
Accountability, buy-in and attention to detail were recurring themes as several Nebraska football players and head coach Scott Frost met with reporters Monday after the team began preparations for its game Saturday at Michigan. Quarterback Adrian Martinez practiced, but his status for Saturday has yet to be determined. "Nobody's going to panic. We're just going to work," Frost said of…

Thursday practice: Troy week

9/13/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said after Thursday's practice that Adrian Martinez has been improving all week but that a decision on Saturday's quarterback might not come until minutes before kickoff against Troy. He also spoke about the Huskers' efforts to schedule a 12th game. Refresh this page for the latest updates.   • Troy week reports: MON | TUE |…

Honor for Akinmoladun

9/13/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska football defensive end Freedom Akinmoladun was recognized Thursday for his work in the community as he was named to the 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. Akinmoladun was one of the 11 football student-athletes from the FBS ranks, as a total of 22 players were selected from the FBS, FCS, Division II, Division III and NAIA ranks from 169…

Submitted video: Martinez injury

9/12/18 | HuskerMax
This is the multiple-angle video Nebraska submitted to Big Ten and Pac-12 officials after the Sept. 8 Colorado-Nebraska game. Husker freshman quarterback Adrian Martinez was helped off the field after the fourth-quarter play and did not return. Colorado officials said there would be no player suspensions as a result of the play.   • Coverage: OWH, LJS, HV, H247 •…

Wednesday practice: Troy week

9/12/18 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Troy Walters said after Wednesday's practice that it's still looking like a game-day decision as to whether quarterback Adrian Martinez will play Saturday against Troy. QBs coach Mario Verduzco said he doesn’t expect Nebraska to call the game any differently if Andrew Bunch is the starter. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Troy week reports: MON…

Tuesday practice: Troy week

9/11/18 | HuskerMax
Assistant coaches said after Tuesday's practice that Nebraska's defense needs to do a better job creating turnovers. There were zero against Colorado. "Fifty passes, we should have some takeaways," said defensive backs coach Travis Fisher. Quarterback Adrian Martinez didn't practice and was seen wearing a compression sleeve on his right knee. Head coach Scott Frost said on the Big Ten…

Monday presser: Troy week

9/10/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost said at Monday's game-week press conference that Adrian Martinez might play Saturday against Troy, but no decision is likely before game day. The play on which the quarterback was injured is being reviewed by conference officials. Also, Blackshirts have been issued to a number of players on the Husker defense. Refresh this page for the…

NU-Creighton volleyball highlights

9/6/18 | HuskerMax
The seventh-ranked Nebraska volleyball team rallied from two sets down to beat 14th-ranked Creighton, 3-2 on Thursday. The match was played in front of the largest regular-season crowd in NCAA women's volleyball history.        

Thursday practice: Colorado week

9/6/18 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said after Thursday's practice that "these guys are as ready as they can be, and as prepared as we can make them" for Saturday's game against Colorado. He said he was "a little antsy last Saturday going through that Tunnel Walk and everything for the first time. It's good we got that out of our way, because it's…

Akron vs. Huskers canceled

9/1/18 | HuskerMax
After Akron's opening kickoff went through the end zone, lightning caused a halt to the game and conditions only got worse. After more than two and a half hours, the game was called off. Then came a report from Fox TV that the game would be replayed Sunday morning. That turned out to be premature. The Huskers' season opener will…

Tunnel Walk: 2018 Akron @ Nebraska

9/1/18 | HuskerMax
Here are videos, photos and details of the revamped Tunnel Walk for Scott Frost and the Huskers as they entered the field to face Akron in the 2018 season opener.     • Omaha World-Herald: Before the lightning, Frost gets a thunderous welcome in Tunnel Walk • OWH field view* • Hail Varsity video: Conventional | 360 degrees • Nebraska…

POW/MIA chair: “You are not forgotten”

8/31/18 | HuskerMax
At 11 a.m. on November 11th, 2018, the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the hostilities of World War I. To commemorate this event, Memorial Stadium has designated a special POW/MIA chair. Each game this season, a veteran of U.S. military service will take his or her post next to this unoccupied chair in honor…

Thursday practice: Akron week

8/30/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos met with reporters after Thursday's practice for the Huskers' game Saturday against Akron. Frost said Adrian Martinez's confidence has grown since he learned Saturday that he would be the starter at quarterback. Frost also said team captains are likely to be decided game by game. Refresh this page for the…

Martinez: “It’s a surreal feeling”

8/29/18 | HuskerMax
In a Big Ten Network interview, Adrian Martinez describes his emotions ahead of his historic start under center for Nebraska against Akron on Sept. 1. After winning the quarterback competition against Tristan Gebbia, Martinez on Saturday night will become the first true freshman to start a season opener at QB for the Huskers.              …

2022-25 conference schedules unveiled

8/29/18 | HuskerMax
A matchup of two of college football’s winningest programs for four straight years and a return of Iowa as the opponent in the regular-season finale are among the highlights of Nebraska’s 2022-25 Big Ten football schedules. The conference office announced schedules for upcoming seasons on Wednesday afternoon. Nebraska and Michigan will square off each season from 2022 to 2025, with…

2018 game-day upgrades

8/29/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska fans attending Saturday night’s season opener against Akron will see several new features and game-day enhancements.New features at Memorial Stadium this fall include new stadium lights, enhanced lighting and video screens in the tunnel walk area, additional concession stands and restrooms in the North Stadium, and improved historical displays in the lobby of the Osborne Athletic Complex.Below is a…

Wednesday practice: Akron week

8/29/18 | HuskerMax
Quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco said after Wednesday's practice that Tristan Gebbia's decision Sunday to transfer was a reversal from what the player had told him the day before. “He answered me when we talked on Saturday (about his second-team status) like the champion and the great teammate I thought he was. That was it. Then he called me Sunday and…

Previewing the opener: Huskers vs. Akron

8/28/18 | HuskerMax
A brand-new season of Cornhusker football is just a few days away. It’s not just a new year, but also a new era with native-son coach Scott Frost at the helm. Expectations outside the program are tempered, but Nebraska players believe they have a legitimate shot to challenge for the Big Ten West title -- if not more -- in…

Tuesday practice: 2018 Akron week

8/28/18 | HuskerMax
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said after Tuesday's practice that no Blackshirts will be issued before Saturday's season opener against Akron. He said there are currently too many "ands" and "ors" on the depth chart and that the defense's finish to the 2017 season warranted a go-slow approach to the Nebraska defensive tradition. Head coach Scott Frost also commented after practice…

Akron week presser

8/27/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and several players met the press Monday in the Huskers' first game-week press conference of the 2018 season. Frost said redshirt freshman Tristan Gebbia, recently named No. 2 in the competition for the starting job at quarterback, was not at Monday morning's practice. Gebbia reportedly plans to transfer and is no longer enrolled at UNL. The…

Week 1 depth chart

8/26/18 | HuskerMax
The depth chart for Nebraska's game against Akron was released Sunday, and Adrian Martinez will make history Sept. 1 as the first true freshman to start at quarterback for the Huskers in a season opener. At running back, junior Greg Bell and senior Devine Ozigbo share the No. 1 spot, backed by freshmen Maurice Washington and Miles Jones. Get more…

Preseason practice No. 19

8/24/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost didn't have the quarterback announcement that fans were hoping for Friday, but there was news that running back Tre Bryant is retiring from football because of chronic knee issues, and three walk-ons have been placed on scholarship. Also, 2018 wide receiver signee Dominick Watt will have to go the juco route. Be sure to refresh this…

Preseason practice No. 17

8/22/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska football offensive coordinator Troy Walters and other assistants and players provided updates on the progress of the Husker offense after Wednesday morning's practice. Walters said the offense wasn't up to standard Wednesday and that no decision has been made on who will start quarterback in the season opener. A situational scrimmage Thursday may help clarify the situation. He said…

Preseason practice No. 15

8/20/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska football defensive coordinator Erik Chinander and other defensive assistants and players provided updates on the progress of the Husker defense after Monday morning's practice. Chinander said starting spots remain up for grabs in the final two weeks before the Sept. 1 season opening against Akron. Monday also marked the start of fall semester classes and the inclusion of players…

Fall camp practice No. 14

8/18/18 | HuskerMax
The BTN Bus Tour stopped in Lincoln for the Huskers' fall camp practice on Saturday, Aug. 18. The pace, energy and organization of the session impressed the network's analysts, with Gerry DiNardo remarking that only the colors of the uniforms looked familiar compared with the crew's visits of previous years. DiNardo also said the team's athleticism, unlike in years past,…

Fall camp practice No. 13

8/17/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost confirmed after Friday's Nebraska football scrimmage that the race for the starting job at quarterback is down to redshirt freshman Tristan Gebbia and true freshman Adrian Martinez. He said both QBs would deserve to play if there were a game this weekend but that he prefers not to rotate quarterbacks. Be sure to refresh this page…

Printable 2018 schedule

8/17/18 | HuskerMax
 For your wall or your wallet ... Thanks to Brian Brown for providing HuskerMax readers a print-quality schedule for the 12th consecutive year. It is available in two formats, PDF and PNG, and has been updated to reflect the replacement of the canceled season opener. Right-click on the link and save the file.              …

Video: Wistrom & Peter address team

8/16/18 | HuskerMax
A video showing portions of last week's talk to the team by former Blackshirts Grant Wistrom and Jason Peter was released Thursday on Twitter by Gerrod Lambrecht, Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost's chief of staff. During the Aug. 10 session, Wistrom speaks of a culture shift at one point and then says, “How bad do you want it? That's what…

Fall camp practice No. 11

8/15/18 | HuskerMax
The Nebraska football team practiced indoors Wednesday morning for the 11th session of 2018 fall camp. The first portion of practice was open to the media, and offensive players and assistant coaches were available for comment afterward. Be sure to refresh this page to get the latest additions to the coverage, video and photos.     Coverage • Omaha World-Herald*…

Fan Day map and details

8/14/18 | HuskerMax
Fans are encouraged to come to Memorial Stadium on Saturday night to meet the 2018 Cornhuskers at Nebraska Football Fan Day from 6:30 to -8:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. Fan Day is annually the best opportunity for fans to meet and greet the Nebraska football players, coaches and staff before kickoff. Fans should be aware of a couple of changes…

Fall camp practice No. 10

8/14/18 | HuskerMax
Husker defensive coordinator Erik Chinander and other defensive assistants and players spoke after Tuesday morning's practice, the 10th of Nebraska football's 2018 fall camp. It was the first media availability since the Huskers' scrimmage Sunday. Chinander said it has become clear who's in the top two units on defense, and determining the starters will be next. Be sure to refresh…

Fall camp practice No. 7

8/10/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost had praise for newly arrived freshman running back Maurice Washington but spoke cautiously about the progress of the Huskers' young and inexperienced corps of quarterbacks after Friday morning's practice, the seventh of Nebraska football's 2018 fall camp. Be sure to refresh this page to get the latest additions to the coverage.     Coverage • Lincoln…

Fall camp practice No. 5

8/8/18 | HuskerMax
Coverage • HuskerMax | 110-man fall camp roster • Lincoln Journal Star | Observations from open portion of Nebraska preseason camp • Omaha World-Herald* | Nebraska releases 110-man roster; Observations from portion open to media • Hail Varsity | Notes from Nebraska's First Open Practice of Fall Camp • Omaha World-Herald* | Sights and sounds from Wednesday's practice • Husker247…

110-man fall camp roster

8/8/18 | HuskerMax
Here is the 2018 Nebraska football 110-man fall camp roster broken down by position. | Analysis: LJS, HV, H247 | Complete team roster | Fall camp schedule   OFFENSIVE LINE - 17 Balenger, Mitch Bando, Broc Barnett, Jalin Conrad, Cole Farmer, Tanner Farniok, Matt Farniok, Will Forbes, AJ Foster, Jerald Gaylord, Christian Hixon, Trent Jaimes, Brenden Miller, Hunter Raridon, John…

Fall camp practice No. 4

8/6/18 | HuskerMax
Coverage • Lincoln Journal Star | Rapid Reaction: NU a 'completely different' unit, Chinander says • Omaha World-Herald* | Practice report: Defensive coordinator says secondary is Nebraska's 'most improved unit' • Hail Varsity | News and Notes from Nebraska's Fourth Practice of Fall Camp • Husker247 | Quick Hits: Nebraska Football Monday news and notes • Nebraska Athletics | Defense…

2018 uniforms unveiled

8/6/18 | HuskerMax
The Athletic Department unveiled the Huskers' 2018 uniforms Monday morning on Twitter.  The most obvious change is the apparent lack of stripes on the sides of the pants. Nebraska also went with stripeless pants from 1995 through 2001. | Discuss Got 'em seeing Red.Tradition stays true in our new @adidasFBallUS Primeknit #A1 unis.#teamadidas x #GBR pic.twitter.com/YNCazhJzhI— ❄️ Nebraska Football ❄️…

Fall camp schedule

8/2/18 | HuskerMax
Practices of fall camp generally begin around 8:45 a.m. and end between 10:20 and 11:10 a.m. Below is the complete camp practice schedule plus the in-season schedule for practices and press conferences. Fall semester classes begin Monday, Aug. 20, and the in-season schedule begins Monday, Aug. 27. | Pre-camp press conference | Big Ten Media Days | 2018 roster Date…

Pre-fall camp presser

8/2/18 | HuskerMax
First-year Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost and several players answered reporters' questions Thursday afternoon to kick off the Huskers' fall camp, which begins with a practice Friday morning. Frost made it clear that the team won't be settling for a rebuilding year in 2018 after last season's 4-8 campaign, and senior offensive lineman Tanner Farmer went so far as…

Lightbourn named to Ray Guy Award watch list

7/25/18 | HuskerMax
Junior punter Caleb Lightbourn was named to the 2018 Ray Guy Award preseason watch list Wednesday. The award, named after College and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Ray Guy, is presented to the nation’s top punter.Lightbourn, a two-year starter from Washougal, Wash., is one of 27 players on the watch list released Wednesday. As a sophomore, he averaged 42.1 yards…

2018 Big Ten Media Days

7/23/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska's Scott Frost was the first coach to take the podium and field questions about his team at the 2018 Big Ten Football Media Days in Chicago. The first-year Husker head coach said he expects the program to contend for a division championship by 2019, and he said he hopes to have a starting quarterback determined no later than "a…
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