Articles by HuskerMax

Hear, Hear: Sounds of 1970

1/9/21 | HuskerMax
"A Big Red Golden Anniversary" is a series that aired on NRG Media radio stations in Nebraska from late summer of 2020 to early January of 2021. Produced and narrated by John Bishop of 1620 The Zone, it commemorates Cornhusker football's 1970 national championship season, the first in program history. Included are original radio play-by-play calls from the legendary Lyell…

Something new from long ago

12/31/20 | HuskerMax
Thanks to the efforts of Brian Niemann, Husker fans now have some new resources at their fingertips when looking back at the 1971 Orange Bowl, the clincher for Nebraska's first football national championship. For the first time, a log of every play is available, from the opening kickoff to the final kneel-down. Brian studied the game video to fill in…

Highlights: 2020 Nebraska vs. Rutgers

12/18/20 | HuskerMax
Here are highlights from Nebraska's game Friday night against Rutgers in Piscataway, N.J. The Huskers rolled up 620 yards of total offense and put together their strongest second half of the season to secure a 28-21 win. | Game page               "We had to define this team's story with this last game...We're not perfect,…

2021 early signing day

12/16/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost's signing-day press conference doubled as his final session with the media before Friday's game at Rutgers. This page includes coverage of both topics. Videos and player-specific articles about the scholarship signees can be found via our 2021 recruiting page. | Bios Refresh this page for the latest updates.     Recruiting coverage Nebraska Athletics | Huskers Announce December…

Tuesday presser, 2020 Rutgers week

12/15/20 | HuskerMax
Linebacker and co-captain Collin Miller said he's "probably hanging up my cleats for good" on doctors' advice. Refresh this page for the latest coverage of Tuesday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.12.15 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Omaha World-Herald | Huskers set to start three freshmen on the offensive line at Rutgers Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report:…

Monday presser, 2020 Rutgers week

12/14/20 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and players took reporters' questions after Monday's practice. Refresh this page for the latest coverage. | Updates & discussion   Video • Austin Allen • Ty Robinson • Casey Rogers • Scott Frost • Garrett Nelson   Coverage Hail Varsity | A Monday That Was More Like a Tuesday as Nebraska Faces Short Week Ahead of Rutgers Matchup Omaha World-Herald | Frost and Huskers talk second-half…

2020 Nebraska-Rutgers stats matchup

12/13/20 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Scarlet Knights match up statistically entering their Dec. 18th game in Piscataway. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 80.1, Rutgers 71.9. NEBRASKA 2-5 (2-5) RUTGERS 3-5 (3-5) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 178.0 52 139.2 90 Passing offense 180.9 106 210.8 82 Pass efficiency 118.18 100 122.05 89 Total offense 358.9 96 350.0…

Highlights: 2020 Nebraska vs. Minnesota

12/12/20 | HuskerMax
Highlights from Nebraska's 24-17 loss to Minnesota. The Husker offense sputtered against the Gophers, who entered the game with the Big Ten's worst total-defense average. | Game page           .@_MoIbrahim called GAME. ✅The star @GopherFootball RB seals a 24-17 win at Nebraska with two huge runs and an unselfish finish: pic.twitter.com/VrL0zN4Jir— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) December…

Thursday presser, 2020 Minnesota week

12/10/20 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said the Huskers' preparation this week has been "way better" than it was following the win over Penn State. Refresh this page for the latest from Thursday's post-practice press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.12.10 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report: False positives a part of the deal this year…

Tuesday presser, 2020 Minnesota week

12/8/20 | HuskerMax
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said the Huskers' improvement against the run has been "just a matter of everybody executing and everybody feeling more comfortable." Refresh this page for the latest from Tuesday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.12.08 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report: Liewer recounts touchdown; playcalling dynamic; Blackshirts stay with starters…

Monday presser, 2020 Minnesota week

12/7/20 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost and five Husker seniors fielded reporters' questions after Monday's practice. Refresh this page for the latest coverage. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.12.07 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report: Mills recounts injury; NU fine with 11 a.m. kicks; Farmer out for season; Manning still TBD Omaha World-Herald | In a strange…

2020 Nebraska-Minnesota stats matchup

12/6/20 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Golden Gophers match up statistically entering their Dec. 12th game in Lincoln. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 80.3, Minnesota 72.6. NEBRASKA 2-4 (2-4) MINNESOTA 2-3 (2-3) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 174.8 57 198.2 35 Passing offense 192.5 99 209.6 83 Pass efficiency 122.63 90 132.21 65 Total offense 367.3 86 407.8…

Highlights: 2020 Nebraska vs. Purdue football

12/5/20 | HuskerMax
Highlights from the Huskers' game Saturday at Purdue. Nebraska got off to a fast start against the Boilermakers, then made enough plays down the stretch to earn a 37-27 win. | Game page               BLOCKED!@HuskerFBNation blocks the punt and falls on it at the 1-yard line. pic.twitter.com/UM7Y8QwRH6— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) December 5, 2020…

Thursday presser, 2020 Purdue week

12/3/20 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said there's hope that running back Dedrick Mills can return to action against Purdue. Refresh this page for the latest coverage of Thursday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.12.03 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report: 'Fingers crossed' for RB Mills to play vs. Purdue; scheduling rigmarole ahead? Omaha World-Herald…

Tuesday presser, 2020 Purdue week

12/1/20 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Matt Lubick said he expects both quarterbacks to play against Purdue, but he wasn't revealing specifics. Refresh this page for the latest coverage from Tuesday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.12.01 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Omaha World-Herald | Adrian Martinez, Luke McCaffrey both expected to play at Purdue. But how much? HuskerOnline | Tuesday takes:…

Monday presser, 2020 Purdue week

11/30/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost confirmed that freshman receiver Marcus Fleming is no longer on the team. Frost said the Huskers remain hungry for the remaining 2020 games. Refresh this page for the latest coverage of Monday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.11.30 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Jurgens will remain starter at center; Huskers more shorthanded…

2020 Nebraska-Purdue stats matchup

11/29/20 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Boilermakers match up statistically entering their Dec. 5th game in West Lafayette. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 85.07, Purdue 71.25.   NEBRASKA 1-4 (1-4) PURDUE 2-3 (2-3) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 187.6 46 97.8 122 Passing offense 180.4 106 304.0 19 Pass efficiency 115.15 107 141.25 47 Total offense 368.0 89…

Highlights: 2020 Nebraska vs. Iowa football

11/27/20 | HuskerMax
Highlights from the Huskers' 26-20 loss Friday at Iowa. Iowa earned its fourth straight victory overall and sixth in a row in the series despite being outyarded 338-322. | Game page           🚨 ONE-HANDED CATCH ALERT 🚨@Beyer10Shaun with the snag for @HawkeyeFootball! pic.twitter.com/OnLHJ0sRdY— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) November 27, 2020     The first TD of…

Wednesday presser, 2020 Iowa week

11/25/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said quarterbacks Adrian Martinez and Luke McCaffrey both have had strong weeks of practice and there's a decision to be made on who starts against Iowa. Refresh this page for the latest coverage from Wednesday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.11.25 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report: Injury updates on Mills,…

Tuesday presser, 2020 Iowa week

11/24/20 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Matt Lubick said he saw inconsistencies across the board during the Illinois game, "and it starts with the coaches. How can we put guys in good situations?" Refresh this page for the latest coverage. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.11.24 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report: Blackshirts 'have the right players' to compete…

Nebraska vs. Iowa Rivalry Bobblehead Unveiled

11/24/20 | HuskerMax
  MILWAUKEE – Tuesday morning, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled an officially licensed, limited edition bobblehead commemorating the Nebraska vs. Iowa Rivalry. The bobblehead is the first to commemorate the rivalry and features University of Nebraska mascot Herbie Husker and University of Iowa mascot Herky the Hawk squaring off as rivals ready for battle. The bobbleheads were produced exclusively for the…

Monday presser, 2020 Iowa week

11/23/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost says there's "no doubt in my mind Luke McCaffrey's the future around here," but if Adrian Martinez gives the Huskers their best chance to win Friday, they'll go with him. Refresh this page for the latest coverage from Monday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.11.23 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Husker247 | Robinson stresses 'stepping stone'…

2020 Nebraska-Iowa stats matchup

11/22/20 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Hawkeyes match up statistically entering their Nov. 27th game in Iowa City. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 87th, Iowa 46th.   NEBRASKA 1-3 (1-3) IOWA 3-2 (3-2) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 198.8 36 181.6 49 Passing offense 176.8 109 191.4 102 Pass efficiency 107.75 117 105.02 118 Total offense 375.5 83…

Highlights: 2020 Nebraska vs. Illinois football

11/21/20 | HuskerMax
Highlights from the Nebraska-Illinois game. Refresh this page for the latest additions. | Game page       We've got an unusual fumble on the first play from scrimmage. 😮@IlliniFootball recovers near the red zone and punches it in for a 7-0 lead. pic.twitter.com/IuupPS5qDM — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) November 21, 2020     Luke McCaffrey lowers the shoulder! 👊@HuskerFBNation…

Thursday presser, 2020 Illinois week

11/19/20 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said 12 players were awarded Blackshirts this week: Cam Taylor-Britt, Dicaprio Bootle, Marquel Dismuke, Deontai Williams, JoJo Domann, Collin Miller, Will Honas, Garrett Nelson, Caleb Tannor, Ben Stille, Ty Robinson and Damion Daniels. Refresh this page for the latest coverage of Thursday's press conference. HuskerMax · 2020.11.19 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red…

Tuesday presser, 2020 Illinois week

11/17/20 | HuskerMax
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said Blackshirts were issued this week, but he declined to name who received them. Refresh this page for the latest coverage of Tuesday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.11.17 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Omaha World-Herald | Huskers hand out Blackshirts, but won't say who got them yet Husker247 | Huskers hand out Blackshirts…

Monday presser, 2020 Illinois week

11/16/20 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said Luke McCaffrey's first start was "really solid," but there will be open competition again this week at quarterback. Refresh this page for the latest coverage from Monday's press conference. | Updates & discussion HuskerMax · 2020.11.16 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Hail Varsity | Plenty to Improve on, but Nebraska Is Feeling Good After Win Over…

2020 Nebraska-Illinois stats matchup

11/15/20 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Fighting Illini match up statistically entering their Nov. 21st game in Lincoln.   NEBRASKA 1-2 (1-2) ILLINOIS 1-3 (1-3) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 193.3 37 206.8 27 Passing offense 176.7 107 148.0 112 Pass efficiency 110.26 112 103.99 117 Total offense 370.0 86 354.8 96 Scoring offense 20.0 111 17.0 115 Rushing defense…

Highlights: 2020 Nebraska vs. Penn State football

11/14/20 | HuskerMax
Game highlights from Nebraska's 2020 football home opener, a 30-23 win over Penn State. Redshirt freshman quarterback Luke McCaffrey led Nebraska to scores on his first two drives as a starter. Senior safety Deontai Williams had a sack and 26-yard fumble return for a touchdown to give Nebraska a 24-3 lead in the second quarter. Penn State rallied in the…

Thursday presser, 2020 Penn State week

11/12/20 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost spoke after Thursday's practice but wasn't ready to say who would start at quarterback Saturday against Penn State. Refresh this page for the latest coverage. HuskerMax · 2020.11.12 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Frost: No decision yet on who will start at QB Omaha World-Herald | Who will be Nebraska's starting QB? Scott…

Tuesday presser, 2020 Penn State week

11/10/20 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Matt Lubick said it's an "open competition week" for the Huskers, and not just at quarterback. Refresh this page for the latest coverage of Tuesday's press conference.   Video • Matt Lubick • Erik Chinander • Barrett Ruud • Ethan Piper • Matt Farniok • Garrett Nelson   Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report: Open competition the theme; first-drive frustrations Omaha World-Herald | Husker coordinators hint at changes to…

Carriker Chronicles: The QB decision

11/10/20 | HuskerMax
If it’s neck and neck between Adrian Martinez and Luke McCaffrey at the end of the week, which quarterback should Scott Frost start against Penn State? Adam Carriker shares his thoughts.     • Carriker archive at Omaha World-Herald     

Monday presser, 2020 Penn State week

11/9/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said the decision of who starts at quarterback against Penn State is something that will play out in practices this week. Refresh this page for the latest from Monday's press conference.   Video • Marquel Dismuke • Collin Miller • Ben Stille • Kade Warner • Scott Frost   Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Frost: Decision between Martinez, McCaffrey to be made in coming days; 'we trust them…

2020 Nebraska-Penn State stats matchup

11/8/20 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Nittany Lions match up statistically entering their Nov. 14th game in Lincoln. NEBRASKA 0-2 (0-2) PENN STATE 0-3 (0-3) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 217 21 129.3 93 Passing offense 189 98 286.3 29 Pass efficiency 104.23 115 131.85 72 Total offense 406 63 415.7 53 Scoring offense 15 116 26.3 84 Rushing defense…

Huskers can’t capitalize vs. ‘Cats

11/7/20 | HuskerMax
Nebraska outgained Northwestern by 125 yards, but botched scoring opportunities doomed the Huskers in a 21-13 loss to the Wildcats in Evanston, Ill. Luke McCaffrey replaced Adrian Martinez just before the start of the fourth quarter, but a last-minute attempt to tie the game ended with an incompletion at the goal line. Go to the game page for all the…

1970 Day by Day: Nov. 7

11/7/20 | HuskerMax
Joe Orduna scored three touchdowns and became Nebraska's second-leading all-time career ground-gainer behind Bobby Reynolds. Nov. 7: Tagge engineers rout of Cyclones. Nebraska remained unbeaten by clobbering Iowa State, 54-29, before a record crowd of 36,000 in Ames. The Huskers led 12-0 at the quarter and 26-11 at halftime. A 21-point third quarter ensured the rout and gave the reserves…

Thursday presser, 2020 Northwestern week

11/5/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost took reporters' questions after Thursday's practice, the last media availability before the Northwestern game. He said Omar Manning, the highly regarded juco transfer at wide receiver, is ready to play. Refresh this page for the latest updates. HuskerMax · 2020.11.05 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Red Report: Frost says juco WR Omar Manning is 'ready…

Wednesday presser, 2020 Northwestern week

11/4/20 | HuskerMax
O-line coach Greg Austin, defensive coordinator Erik Chinander and secondary coach Travis Fisher took reporters' questions after Wednesday's practice. Austin said the Huskers will be up against a Northwestern defensive front that's gap-disciplined, and Fisher discussed the defensive backs who will be counted on in the first half because of two starters' targeting suspensions. Refresh this page for the latest…

Monday presser, 2020 Northwestern week

11/2/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said the team handled last week's cancellation well and is "just anxious to get back out there and try and win a game" against Northwestern. Refresh this page for the latest from Monday's press conference. HuskerMax · 2020.11.02 HuskerMax Practice ReportHuskerMax · 2020.11.03 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Hail Varsity | After Unexpected Week Off, Nebraska Turns Attention To…

Tuesday presser, 2020 Wisconsin week

10/27/20 | HuskerMax
While Wisconsin is scrambling at the quarterback position, the Huskers hope to have receiver Omar Manning and linebacker Luke Reimer in action Saturday against the Badgers. Refresh this page for the latest coverage from Tuesday's press conference. HuskerMax · 2020.10.27 HuskerMax Practice ReportHuskerMax · 2020.10.28 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Omaha World-Herald | Huskers hope to have Omar Manning, Luke Reimer…

Monday presser, 2020 Wisconsin week

10/26/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said young players in Nebraska's defensive secondary will need to step up against Wisconsin given Nebraska's first-half suspensions. The Badgers, he said, "know who they are on both sides of the ball." Refresh this page for the latest from Monday's press conference. HuskerMax · 2020.10.25 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Hail Varsity | Nebraska Hopes to Show It Has…

Buckeyes turn tie into rout

10/24/20 | HuskerMax
Adrian Martinez and Luke McCaffrey combined for 164 yards on the ground, but Nebraska couldn’t keep pace with No. 5 Ohio State as the Buckeyes posted a 52-17 win. Nebraska generated 377 yards of total offense, and while Nebraska’s quarterbacks combined to complete 16 of 20 passes, Ohio State’s Justin Fields was even more efficient, completing 20 of 21 for…

Thursday presser, 2020 Ohio State week

10/22/20 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said Thursday that Connor Culp will be the starting kicker and William Przystup will be the punter. He wasn't sure whether receiver Omar Manning would be available Saturday but said he hoped "it won't be long." Refresh this page for the latest updates. HuskerMax · 2020.10.22 HuskerMax Practice ReportHuskerMax · 2020.10.23 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln…

Tuesday presser, 2020 Ohio State week

10/20/20 | HuskerMax
Husker players and assistants fielded reporters' questions after Tuesday's practice, and coach Ryan Held said Ronald Thompkins is the top backup to Dedrick Mills at running back. Refresh this page for the latest updates. HuskerMax · 2020.10.20 HuskerMax Practice ReportHuskerMax · 2020.10.21 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Hail Varsity | Nebraska's Depth Chart Coming Into Focus Ahead of Ohio State Omaha…

Monday presser, 2020 Ohio State week

10/19/20 | HuskerMax
Adrian Martinez will be the Huskers’ starting quarterback Saturday at Ohio State, but coach Scott Frost says he has “two guys that are playing at a really high level” and essentially “two first-string quarterbacks.” Refresh this page for the latest updates from Monday’s press conference. HuskerMax · 2020.10.19 HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage HuskerOnline | Adrian Martinez named Huskers' starting QB…

10/15/2020: Thursday presser

10/15/20 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Matt Lubick said after Thursday's practice that a decision is coming soon on who will start at quarterback against Ohio State. "Both can win for us," Lubick said of Adrian Martinez and Luke McCaffrey. Wan'Dale Robinson and Kurt Warner also rook reporters' questions. Refresh this page for the latest updates. HuskerMax · 2020.10.15 HuskerMax Practice ReportHuskerMax · 2020.10.16…

Alternate uniform for 2020?

10/13/20 | HuskerMax
The Athletic Department on Tuesday teased this Blackshirt-themed alternative uniform, apparently designed for use in a road game. The video was accompanied by this text: The Legend of the Blackshirts ☠️ Available in stores 10/26 🎈 Worn by the Huskers in '20 ??? Stay Tuned…

10/13/2020: Tuesday presser

10/13/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said after Tuesday's practice that both Adrian Martinez and Luke McCaffrey are playing well and the pecking order at quarterback isn't clear yet. HuskerMax · 2020.10.14 HuskerMax Practice ReportHuskerMax · 2020.10.13 HuskerMax Practice Report 2 Coverage Hail Varsity | Starting QB Job Remains a Competition Between Martinez, McCaffrey KLKN | Frost, Huskers ramping up for first game Lincoln…

10/08/2020: Thursday presser

10/8/20 | HuskerMax
The competition at quarterback and running back was the focus as coaches and players talked with the media after Thursday's Nebraska football practice. HuskerMax · 2020.10.09 KLIN HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Verduzco defers to Frost on key QB question; Held wants Mills to be 'bell cow' Hail Varsity | Adrian Martinez 'Here for the Competition' Between…

10/06/2020: Tuesday presser

10/6/20 | HuskerMax
Players and coaches from the defense took questions from the media after Tuesday's practice, and linebacker Luke Reimer appears to be a name to watch at inside linebacker. HuskerMax · 2020.10.07 KLIN HuskerMax Practice Report HuskerMax · 2020.10.08 KLIN HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Lincoln Journal Star | Nebraska rewards Lincoln North Star grad Luke Reimer with a scholarship Hail Varsity…

10/2/2020 presser: Friday practice

10/2/20 | HuskerMax
Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost talked with the media Friday after the Huskers' practice. He said cornerback Braxton Clark has a shoulder injury that will probably force him to miss the season.   HuskerMax · 2020.10.02 KLIN HuskerMax Practice Report Coverage Omaha World-Herald | Frost talks testing, depth and a key injury in the secondary Husker247 | Husker defensive…

10/1/2020 presser: Thursday practice

10/1/20 | HuskerMax
Players and coaches from the offense talked with the media after Thursday's practice. Offensive coordinator Matt Lubik said Adrian Martinez is the starter at quarterback but that competition is ongoing between him and Luke McCaffrey. Assistant coach Greg Austin outlined where things stand in the competition at all five spots on the offensive line. Refresh this page for the latest…

9/29/2020 presser: Tuesday practice

9/29/20 | HuskerMax
Defensive players and coaches talked with the press after Tuesday's practice. Replay the video below, peruse the Twitter updates, and check back as more coverage comes in. Refresh this page for the latest updates. Coverage Hail Varsity | Husker Defense Ready to Be Back in Pads: 'That’s When the Fun Comes' Omaha World-Herald | Huskers not backing down from tough…

Big Ten football is back

9/16/20 | HuskerMax
The conference's Aug. 11th decision has been reversed. Watch a replay of BTN's coverage of the return of Big Ten football as well as Nebraska's press conference featuring Athletic Director Bill Moos and Chancellor Ronnie Green. (Transcript here.) Scroll down for all the coverage and commentary. Schedules have yet to be released, but play will start the weekend of Oct.…

NU president: B1G vote coming soon

9/9/20 | HuskerMax
NU system president Ted Carter tells KLIN radio that the Big Ten Return to Competition Task Force is "putting together some plans that the presidents and chancellors will vote on very soon." .@UofNE_President Ted Carter talked disinformation with @Kellan_Heavican and threw in this nugget.The Big Ten Return to Competition Task Force is "putting together some plans that the presidents and…

B1G plug is pulled

8/11/20 | HuskerMax
The Big Ten on Tuesday postponed football and all other fall sports until spring due to COVID-19 concerns. Nebraska brass expressed disappointment and said they still hoped Husker players could compete somehow, though Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren shot down that notion Tuesday evening.  Click the video below for Warren's earlier response to questions about Nebraska's stance, and jump down…

Frost: Let them play

8/10/20 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost met with the news media Monday afternoon and said Nebraska is prepared to look into scheduling games outside the conference structure if the Big Ten nixes football this fall. Dicaprio Bootle, Adrian Martinez and Matt Farniok also spoke of their desire to play this fall one way or another. Full video below.   Coverage HuskerMax · 2020.08.10 KLIN…

2020 fall camp, Day 2

8/8/20 | HuskerMax
Here's a brief video from Saturday's practice, the second official session of fall camp.   08.08.20#GBR x #TheGoodLife pic.twitter.com/S53aeDrzPo— Nebraska Football (@HuskerFBNation) August 8, 2020

2020 fall camp, Day 1

8/7/20 | HuskerMax
Here are some moments from Friday's practice, the first official session of fall camp.   08.07.20#GBR x #TheGoodLife pic.twitter.com/7ZSvtgVHxS— Nebraska Football (@HuskerFBNation) August 8, 2020

Keven Lightner could use your help

8/4/20 | HuskerMax
Keven Lightner, all-conference offensive tackle for the Huskers in 1987, is in a fight for his life against COVID-19. A GoFundMe drive is underway to cover some of his expenses. Keven Lightner, all-conference offensive tackle for the Huskers in 1987, is in a fight for his life against COVID-19. Keven is an assistant coach with the Fujitsu Frontiers of Japan's…

70 Huskers Named to Berringer Citizenship Team

4/27/20 | HuskerMax
Seventy Nebraska football players have been recognized for their work in the community by being named to the 23rd annual Brook Berringer Citizenship Team. The group includes 40 repeat honorees and 30 first-time selections. Mohamed Barry, Pernell Jefferson, Reid Karel and Wyatt Mazour highlighted the group as each made his fifth appearance on the Berringer Citizenship Team, while Avery Anderson,…

Twin picks: Davises drafted

4/25/20 | HuskerMax
More than six years after committing to the Huskers, Khalil and Carlos Davis are bound for the NFL. The twin defensive linemen from Blue Springs, Mo., weathered multiple coaching changes on their way to becoming NFL draft material. After being selected Saturday, they're going their separate ways for the first time — Khalil to Tampa Bay and Carlos to Pittsburgh.…

Watch: Virtual Spring Game 2020

4/18/20 | HuskerMax
You can watch or rewatch the 2020 Nebraska football virtual spring game and associated features below, plus check out coverage of the online event.   • Omaha World Herald | Eric Crouch leads fourth-quarter comeback for White team in Nebraska's virtual spring game • Hail Varsity | Five Thoughts on a Dramatic, Entertaining (Virtual) Husker Spring Game • Hail Varsity…

Sam Francis Named to Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame

4/14/20 | HuskerMax
Sam Francis, a two-sport star for the Huskers in the 1930s, was announced as the fifth member of the 2020 University of Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame class on Tuesday, April 14. Francis is being inducted posthumously, as he passed away on April 23, 2002, at the age of 88. Francis was a decorated member of Nebraska’s football and track and…

Telling the story of Husker football in five games. Or 18.

4/3/20 | HuskerMax
The Omaha World-Herald’s Tom Shatel listed five games that tell the story of Husker football, and he invited five other longtime observers of the program (Kent Pavelka, Mike Babcock, Lee Barfknecht, Eric Olson and Chuck Sinclair) to do the same. Here are the games they listed, with links to our game pages. The Omaha World-Herald's Tom Shatel listed five games…

Husker nutrition during pandemic

3/28/20 | HuskerMax
Dave Ellis and Lisa Kope explain how the Huskers' Performance Nutrition program is keeping student-athletes healthy and nourished during the COVID-19 pandemic. "It changes a little bit every day," Ellis said. "We're getting better and better at this as we go." Kope said students weren't prepared for a situation like this. "We're trying to keep our kids in the best…

Coronavirus Video Updates

3/12/20 | HuskerMax
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Spring practice No. 2

3/11/20 | HuskerMax
Nebraska's second spring practice of 2020 had no media access, but the Athletic Department tweeted the images and video below. Coverage from Monday's press conference continues to trickle in on this page. | Practice schedule | Spring media guide | Roster   round two pic.twitter.com/cWzsch96wL— Nebraska Football (@HuskerFBNation) March 11, 2020   hazy pic.twitter.com/w4ZfqWni3K— Nebraska Football (@HuskerFBNation) March 11, 2020…

Crouch elected to Hall of Fame

3/11/20 | HuskerMax
Former Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch, the 2001 Heisman Trophy winner, was announced Wednesday as one of 17 players who will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December. Coverage • Huskers.com | Crouch Selected for College Football Hall of Fame • National Football Foundation | NFF Announces Storied 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Class • Lincoln…

2020 Nebraska football spring press conference

3/9/20 | HuskerMax
The 2020 Huskers held their first spring practice Monday and met the press afterward. Coach Scott Frost said quarterback Adrian Martinez will be limited because of offseason surgery on his left shoulder. Refresh this page for the latest coverage. • Monday transcripts • Updates & discussion • Practice schedule • Spring media guide COVERAGE VIDEO PHOTOS Coverage • Omaha World-Herald…

Spring football schedule

3/9/20 | HuskerMax
Nebraska football's 2020 spring drills kicked off with the Huskers’ first practice on Monday, March 9. Spring practices end with the Red-White Spring Game at 1 p.m. April 18. Practices & media availability Mon 3/09 8:15-10:50 a.m. Spring press conference afterward Wed 3/11 8:15-10:50 a.m. No media access Sat 3/14  2:15-4:50 p.m. No media access Mon 3/16  8:15-10:50 a.m. Def. assts., selected…

Matt Lubick: Let’s get Nebraska “back to the standard”

2/21/20 | HuskerMax
In an Athletic Department video released Friday, new Nebraska offensive coordinator Matt Lubick said he feels energized after his year away from coaching: "It just lit a fire underneath me because it really made me realize what I miss about coaching, and that's the relationships, the camaraderie with the coaches and that daily give and take with the players." Now…

Bolt’s debut a blast

2/14/20 | HuskerMax
The Will Bolt era opened with a bang Friday night as the Huskers scored 11 runs in the first inning and cruised to a 19-9 win over Baylor. Highlights and links to game coverage are below. See our baseball page for coverage of the rest of the weekend series.    Coverage • Nebraska Athletics | Stats: HTML, PDF • Lincoln…

2020 early signing day

12/17/19 | HuskerMax
Early signing day for the Nebraska football recruiting class of 2020 saw the Huskers get national recognition for a strong finish, and Scott Frost said the Huskers "have a chance to win a lot of games with these guys." General coverage and commentary from the day's developments and Frost's press conference are listed here, while player-specific articles and videos can…

Highlights: Nebraska 70, Purdue 56

12/15/19 | HuskerMax
Dachon Burke scored 18 points, Cam Mack had the Huskers' first-ever triple-double, and coach Fred Hoiberg got his first Big Ten win at Nebraska in a 70-56 upset. The victory in Lincoln came less than 48 hours after the Huskers' 96-90 overtime loss at Indiana.       AP GAME STORY MORE COVERAGE     Dachon Burke Jr. slams home…

Stats matchup: 2019 vs. 2018 Nebraska football

12/1/19 | HuskerMax
The season is over and there's no game to preview, but our stats matchup isn't taking Sunday off. Here's how the 2019 and 2018 Nebraska football teams compare statistically against each other.     2019 HUSKERS 5-7 (3-6) 2018 HUSKERS 4-8 (3-6) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 203.3 32 209.0 28 Passing offense 212.6 82 247.2 51 Pass efficiency…

Photos: 2019 Iowa @ Nebraska football

11/29/19 | HuskerMax
Thanks to Kenny Larabee of KLIN for providing these photos from Friday's Nebraska-Iowa football game. Click on an image to launch slide show. | Game page RETURN TO GAME PAGE      

Highlights: Nebraska vs. Iowa

11/29/19 | HuskerMax
Highlights from Nebraska's last-second loss to Iowa in Lincoln on Nov. 29, 2019. Refresh this page to get the latest videos. | HuskerMax game page           Make that 🖐 in a row for @HawkeyeFootball over Nebraska! pic.twitter.com/NakVhGWL8T— Iowa On BTN (@IowaOnBTN) November 29, 2019     THE KICK IS GOOD!Keith Duncan drills it for @HawkeyeFootball to…

BTN preview: Iowa @ Nebraska

11/27/19 | HuskerMax
The Big Ten Network previews Friday's game between Nebraska and Iowa in Lincoln. The Huskers are aiming for bowl eligibility with a win, while the Hawkeyes are shooting for their fifth consecutive win in the series.        

Wednesday practice, Iowa week

11/27/19 | HuskerMax
Coach Scott Frost said the team has handled the short week well. “We've got some guys banged up. ... We also have some guys that have a chance to play who haven't played lately.” Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NU | IA | Flip sheet • Game notes: NU | IA…

Monday presser, Iowa week

11/25/19 | HuskerMax
Kanawai Noa’s season is over after the senior receiver underwent knee surgery, coach Scott Frost announced. Frost had no news on Wan'Dale Robinson's availability Friday against Iowa. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Monday's transcripts • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NU | IA | Flip sheet • Game notes: NU | IA • Stats matchup •…

2019 Nebraska-Iowa stats matchup

11/24/19 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Hawkeyes match up statistically entering their Nov. 29th game in Lincoln.     NEBRASKA 5-6 (3-5) IOWA 8-3 (5-3) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 205.0 30 131.7 101 Passing offense 222.8 76 242.2 59 Pass efficiency 136.06 67 131.84 79 Total offense 427.8 53 373.9 95 Scoring offense 28.4 73 23.5 102 Rushing defense…

Postgame notes: 2019 Nebraska @ Maryland football

11/23/19 | HuskerMax
Nebraska improved to 2-0 all-time against Maryland in its first-ever visit to Maryland and first game in the state of Maryland. Nebraska’s 47-point margin of victory was its largest in a conference game since 2000, when the Huskers defeated Baylor 59-0. Nebraska scored 54 points in the win, tying for its most points ever in a Big Ten Conference game…

Postgame presser: Nebraska @ Maryland

11/23/19 | HuskerMax
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost, defensive lineman Darrion Daniels and quarterback Adrian Martinez comment on the Huskers' win Saturday at Maryland. | Game page                 Matt Waldoch: Leadbelly server turned #Huskers kicker. A perfect 3-for-3 on field goals yesterday in his debut."I was confident before, I've been ready for a while. Just had…

Highlights: Nebraska vs. Maryland

11/23/19 | HuskerMax
Highlights from the Nebraska-Maryland football game in College Park, Md., Nov. 23, 2019. Refresh this page to get the latest videos.         What was that, @coach_frost?!That's quite the picture the Nebraska coach painted. 😂 pic.twitter.com/khbbsTrAKG— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) November 24, 2019   That's our quarterbacks. pic.twitter.com/e8OXDppq5n— Nebraska On BTN (@NebraskaOnBTN) November 23, 2019   Here's @mccaffrey_luke's…

Thursday practice, Maryland week

11/21/19 | HuskerMax
Wan'Dale Robinson's status for Saturday appears iffy as Scott Frost said he's "hopeful" the dynamic freshman will play again before the regular season is over. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NU | MD | Flip sheet • Game notes: NU | MD • MD week reports: MON | TUE | WED…

Wednesday practice, Maryland week

11/20/19 | HuskerMax
Receivers Wan'Dale Robinson and Kanawai Noa were not in pads for Wednesday morning's practice as the Huskers prepared for Maryland. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NU | MD | Flip sheet • Game notes: NU | MD • MD week reports: MON | TUE • Stats matchup • Game page •…

Tuesday practice, Maryland week

11/19/19 | HuskerMax
More snaps are in store Saturday for true freshman Ty Robinson after he got his first game action against Wisconsin, said defensive line coach Tony Tuioti. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NU | MD | Flip sheet • Game notes: NU | MD • Monday presser • Stats matchup • Game…

Monday presser, Maryland week

11/18/19 | HuskerMax
Coach Scott Frost said winning and losing are habits, and there are "a few too many guys on our team that are conditioned to not win. And we need to flip that." Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Monday's transcripts • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NU | MD • Game notes: NU • Stats matchup •…

2019 Nebraska-Maryland stats matchup

11/17/19 | HuskerMax
Here's how the Cornhuskers and Terrapins match up statistically entering their Nov. 23rd game in College Park.   NEBRASKA 4-6 (2-5) MARYLAND 3-7 (1-6) Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 195.0 36 172.0 54 Passing offense 222.5 78 187.9 106 Pass efficiency 135.41 67 115.47 109 Total offense 417.5 59 359.9 102 Scoring offense 25.8 87 28.0 70 Rushing defense…

Photos: 2019 Wisconsin @ Nebraska football

11/16/19 | HuskerMax
Thanks to KLIN's Kenny Larabee for providing these photos from the Nebraska-Wisconsin game. Click on an image to launch slide show. | Game page   Dedrick Mills scores the game's opening points on a 12-yard run, 2019 football vs. WisconsinAdrian Martinez readies to throw a pass downfield, 2019 football vs. WisconsinBrody Belt returns a first-half kickoff, 2019 football vs. WisconsinDedrick…

Postgame notes: 2019 Wisconsin @ Nebraska football

11/16/19 | HuskerMax
With the loss, Nebraska dropped to 4-10 all-time against Wisconsin, including 3-3 in Lincoln. The Badgers have won the past seven meetings. Junior running back Dedrick Mills rushed 17 times for a career-high 188 yards (previous high - 169 yards at Kentucky in 2016 when Mills played for Georgia Tech), including 13 times for 112 yards and a touchdown before…

Highlights: Nebraska vs. Wisconsin

11/16/19 | HuskerMax
Highlights from the Nebraska-Wisconsin football game in Lincoln on Nov. 16, 2019. Refresh this page to get the latest videos. | HuskerMax game page           What a tackle, and on 4th-and-goal. pic.twitter.com/HaNgIs4K0s— Wisconsin On BTN (@WisconsinOnBTN) November 16, 2019   Tackling Dedrick Mills is not easy, and we've seen a lot of examples of it today.@MillsDedrick…

Thursday practice, Wisconsin week

11/14/19 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost said Wan'Dale Robinson has "a good chance to play" against Wisconsin, "but we're going to have to wait and see." Frost said he's seen "a boost of energy" from the team, "so hopefully it carries over to Saturday." Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NEB | WIS | Flip sheet…

BTN preview: Wisconsin @ Nebraska

11/13/19 | HuskerMax
The Big Ten Network previews Saturday's game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Wisconsin Badgers. Wisconsin has won seven of the teams' eight meetings since Nebraska joined the Big Ten Conference in 2011. | Game page          

Wednesday practice, Wisconsin week

11/13/19 | HuskerMax
Offensive coordinator Troy Walters said it's "wait and see" on how ready Wan'Dale Robinson will be for the Wisconsin game. Refresh this page for the latest updates from Wednesday's practice. • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NEB | WIS | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB | WIS • WIS week reports: MON | TUE • Stats matchup •…

Come a Runnin’ Boys

11/12/19 | HuskerMax
It's popularly known as "Come a Runnin' Boys," but its real name is "The Cornhusker." By either name, the 110-year-old Nebraska fight song has been making a comeback via a folk-punk band in Lincoln, the Killigans.                    

Tuesday practice, Wisconsin week

11/12/19 | HuskerMax
Freshman outside linebacker Garrett Nelson and sophomore defensive lineman Damian Jackson have been awarded Blackshirts as the Huskers prepare for Wisconsin. Refresh this page for the latest updates from Tuesday's practice. • Updates & discussion • Depth charts: NEB | WIS | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB | WIS • Monday presser • Stats matchup • Game page •…
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