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HuskerMax Frosty Koozies

12/7/17 | David Max
Get the latest version of the HuskerMax koozie. Scheduled to be available for shipping by Priority Mail by December 18th. May not make it in time for a stocking stuffer but it will be close. You'll have them in time for the Peach Bowl for sure. The price is $14.95 for a six pack of koozies with free Priority Mail…

Tommie Frazier: Fan-team relationship

12/6/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Tommie Frazier speaks to the uniqueness of Husker fans' relationships to the Nebraska Cornhusker football team. HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to be…

Big Red Cobcast: Charlie McBride Talks Frost, Riley and Parrella

12/5/17 | Ryan Tweedy
  Hi everyone, Let me introduce myself. I'm Ryan Tweedy, creator of the "Big Red Cobcast". You may recognise my name from directing the film "Through These Gates", buuuuut probably not. I'm also a Los Angeles based comedian from Lincoln, Nebraska .   Who Cares? Fair Question but hopefully I can convince you to care a little bit. At least enough…

Husker Dan: “May The Frost Be With You”

12/4/17 | Husker Dan
December 3, 2017 will be remembered as the day the Nebraska football program started to climb out of the morass it has been stuck in for the past 16 years.  Here are some inspirational moments to get us all fired up. CELEBRATION https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GwjfUFyY6M OH HAPPY DAY! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzj3pOdCOqU TUNNEL WALK https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mBBQpC7X7 THEME FROM ROCKY  (THEME FROM SCOTTY?) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioE_O7Lm0I4 AL PACINO'S FAMOUS…

Frost names 7 assistants

12/4/17 | HuskerMax
  Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost has announced the hiring of seven assistant coaches on his Husker football staff. A 2017 national coach of the year candidate, Frost was hired as Nebraska’s head coach this weekend. The seven new Nebraska assistant coaches all come to Lincoln after spending the past two seasons on Frost’s UCF staff. The group has been…

Tom Osborne: Loyalty and kindness

12/4/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Tom Osborne talks about the loyalty and kindness of Husker fans. Click the tag above for the archive. HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean…

Scott Frost introductory press conference

12/3/17 | HuskerMax
    Commentary & analysis • Omaha World-Herald | McKewon-Severe breakdown (video) • Hail Varsity | Thoughts from Chris Schmidt & Jay Moore (video) • Lincoln Journal Star | Sipple & Gabriel (video) • Sean Keeler, Land of 10 | Frost doesn’t just unite a program — he unites a state • Sean Callahan, HuskerOnline | This is what it's…

KOLN Frost clips

12/3/17 | HuskerMax
An early peak at some of our coverage on @1011_News tonight at 10:00. Had fun putting this together.Tune in as @BillSchammert & @kevinsjuts take a look back & a look ahead as a new era of #Huskers football takes flight. #GBR #LNK pic.twitter.com/Qch7S4PdmT— Brett Baker (@BrettSBaker) December 4, 2017

Stryker: Frost era sweeps in with promise of unity, toughness, focus

12/3/17 | Tad Stryker
One dark December day, 60-year-old Tom Osborne called a press conference that nobody saw coming. It set into motion a chain of events that reduced Nebraska football to mediocrity.    Almost 20 years later, another press conference that almost the entire state of Nebraska eagerly anticipated sent chills up the spines of most who attended, and signaled a reversal of…

Scott Frost with former players

12/3/17 | HuskerMax
The Husker family.@coach_frost was greeted by former Husker players before he was introduced to media today.✊🌽🔴 #GBR pic.twitter.com/GiGewSScc1— ❄️❄️ Nebraska Football ❄️❄️ (@HuskerFBNation) December 3, 2017     With a 12-hour notice, all the @HuskerFBNation football player lettermen surprised our very own Scott Frost back home🏈🌽 #GBR pic.twitter.com/TWCbU0ghVk— DeMoine Adams (@DeMoineAdams) December 3, 2017

Scott Frost introduction: Quotes

12/3/17 | HuskerMax
  Bill Moos’ opening statement “Okay. Seems like we’ve been doing this a lot lately. But this is fun, this is a celebration for several reasons. But I want to offer some thanks first to some people very instrumental in getting this all accomplished. President Bounds, Chancellor Green, Coach Osborne. Turnkey Search and my good friend, Gene DeFilippo, and of…

Player quotes: Scott Frost introduction

12/3/17 | HuskerMax
Offensive Lineman Jerald Foster On the hiring of Scott Frost “Just seeing the former players, the coaching staff, third floor and all of our fans going the same way is just great. It feels like we’re moving forward. We haven’t really done anything yet, but it does feel like at least everyone is on board with Frost and what he’s…

Nebraska’s got Scott

12/2/17 | HuskerMax
One of the nation’s most successful head coaches the past two seasons and a member of two Husker national championship teams, Scott Frost will return to his alma mater as Nebraska’s Head Football Coach. University of Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos will introduce Frost at a Sunday news conference in Lincoln. Frost comes to Nebraska after two highly successful seasons…

Barry Switzer: Option football at its finest

12/1/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer explains why the option game was so successful. Click the tag above for the archive. HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does…

Husker Dan: A “Frosty” Christmas Song

11/30/17 | Husker Dan
I know it's not official yet, but it soon will be.   SCOTTY FROST IS COMIN' TO TOWN You better not doubt, You better just shout! You might wanna scream, For the Scarlet and Cream! Scotty Frost is comin' to town! He'll be coaching Big Red, To the top of the charts, Winning the games, And winning our hearts! Scotty…

Pernell: 2017 All-Big Ten Team

11/29/17 | Jeremy Pernell
2017 All-Big Ten Team Offense QB: J.T. Barrett (Sr.) Ohio State (3x) RB: Saquon Barkley (Jr.) Penn State (2x) RB: Jonathan Taylor (Fr.) Wisconsin WR: D.J. Moore (Jr.) Maryland WR: Stanley Morgan (Jr.) Nebraska TE: Mike Gesicki (Sr.) Penn State OT: Jamarco Jones (Sr.) Ohio State OT: Michael Deiter (Jr.) Wisconsin OG: Beau Benzschawel (Jr.) Wisconsin OG: Michael Jordan (Soph.)…

Husker Doc Talk: Waiting for the new guy

11/29/17 | HuskerMax
What's it like from a player's perspective to have your coach dismissed and then wait for a new one? Zach Potter, who was a junior when Bill Callahan was fired, joins Dr. Rob Zatachka and Travis Justice to provide some insights. Listen to the entire podcast here. CLICK FOR FULL PODCAST

Tom Osborne: His earliest Husker memories

11/29/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Tom Osborne speaks about his childhood as a Husker fan. Click the tag above for the archive. HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to…

2017 All Big Ten: Defense and special teams

11/28/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska's Blackshirts were shut Tuesday out as the 2017 All-Big Ten defensive teams were announced, but three Huskers earned honorable mention on special teams: Placekicker Drew Brown and returners De'Mornay Pierson-El and JD Spielman. No Husker defensive player earned an honorable mention or a place on the first, second or third teams. Honorees on offense will be announced Wednesday. Download PDF

Charlie McBride: Fans and the players

11/27/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Mr. Blackshirt himself, Charlie McBride, talks about the allure of Husker fans. Click the tag above for the archive. HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it…

Stryker: With Riley out, Bill Moos Party seeks unifying candidate

11/26/17 | Tad Stryker
There’s too much political discord in the nation. I’m speaking of Husker Nation, of course, where pro- and anti-Pelini and pro- and anti-Riley factions have been at each other’s throats for a decade. The discord is largely the result of poor decisions made at a high level, resulting in a proud football program underperforming since 2001. This binary, two-party bickering…

Husker Dan: Moos Lets Riley Loose

11/26/17 | Husker Dan
In a season most Husker fans back in June couldn't wait to begin, were relieved Friday evening when at last the Nebraska 2017 football season came to a merciful end. The Huskers' 4-8 record was full of shameful and embarrassing football and ended with a 56-14 loss to Nebraska's cross state rival, the Iowa Hawkeyes. There is no need to…

Nebraska’s porous streak

11/26/17 | HuskerMax
As pointed out by Sports on Earth's Matt Brown, Nebraska's three-game streak of allowing at least 54 points is something that's happened only 19 other times since the start of college football in 1869.   STREAKS WITH OPPONENT POINTS >= 54, FROM 1869 TO 2017 RkSchoolFirstLastGames 1Temple1993-09-181993-10-165 2Wesleyan (CT)1885-11-141886-10-094 3Washington State2008-10-112008-11-084 4Ball State2017-10-212017-11-094 5Stevens1885-10-031885-10-143 6Wesleyan (CT)1887-10-291887-11-123 7Wesleyan (CT)1891-10-311891-11-073 8Virginia Military…
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