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Press conference quotes: Freedom Akinmoladun

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre Northwestern Defensive Lineman Freedom Akinmoladun On what it was like on the sideline “Oh it was amazing. Going out there, stopping, letting the offense do their work and seeing all those crazy things happening at that one period of time was amazing and [I have] much…

Press conference quotes: Drew Brown

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre Northwestern Kicker Drew Brown On tying with his brother Kris for second on Nebraska’s career field goal list with 57 "I am aware. It’s kind of cool to think about actually. He did so much while he was here, and it’s pretty cool to be able…

Press conference quotes: Jerald Foster

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre Northwestern Offensive Lineman Jerald Foster On last touchdown drive “There was a lot of emotion flying around. Big thing was just not to screw up. I didn’t want to be the problem for our team not being able to have success in that last drive. With…

Press conference quotes: Tanner Lee

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre Northwestern Quarterback Tanner Lee On the last touchdown “I am still excited that it happened, so excited that we got it done. It was a fun team win on the road. So, I think that was really good for us and really good for us leading…

Press conference quotes: Mohamed Barry

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre Northwestern Linebacker Mohamed Barry On if he has reviewed film of the Purdue game “Yeah. I think I started off great, where I wanted to start off. Then after that, I felt like I started tackling bad and felt like I was [poor], honestly and not…

Press conference quotes: Mike Riley

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre Northwestern Head Coach Mike Riley Opening Statement “I’ll start with the injuries. As you know, Luke Gifford didn’t play the other night. He has a hip problem that I would say the best way to describe it right now is still questionable. We’ll know more as the…

Husker Dan: It Was a Win, Right?

10/30/17 | Husker Dan
There were two good things to come out of Nebraska's game Saturday night at Purdue: 1.)  It was a win and 2.)  It wasn't a loss. Well duh, Husker Dan. It's true, that for the better part of the game, the Boilermakers and Cornhuskers looked liked two bear cubs trying to romance a football. Forty yards rushing by Nebraska?  Husker…

Brown, Lee earn star status

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
Two members of the Nebraska football team were honored this week for their performances on Saturday against Purdue. Senior place-kicker Drew Brown was one of three Stars of the Week honorees of the Palm Beach County Sports Commission Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, known as college football’s top kicking award, while junior quarterback Tanner Lee was named one of eight Manning Award…

Monday press conference: 2017 Northwestern week

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
Video and transcripts from Monday's Nebraska football press conference ahead of the Huskers' home game against the Northwestern Wildcats.   Mike Riley Riley transcript Mohamed Barry Barry transcript Freedom Akinmoludun Akinmoladun transcript Tanner Lee Lee transcript Drew Brown Brown transcript Jerald Foster Foster transcript LJS recap

2017 Nebraska-Northwestern stats matchup

10/29/17 | HuskerMax
NEBRASKA 4-4 overall, 3-2 Big Ten NORTHWESTERN 5-3 overall, 3-2 Big Ten Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 121.9 106 127.8 102 Passing offense 274.4 30 270.8 34 Pass efficiency 126.45 79 124.17 85 Total offense 396.3 65 398.5 63 Scoring offense 25.8 T-83 27.6 70 Rushing defense 170.0 70 118.0 17 Pass defense 221.4 67 270.8 119 Pass eff. defense 136.23…

2017 Nebraska eight-game stats

10/29/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Cumulative Season Statistics Team Statistics Individual Statistics Defensive Statistics Overall Team Statistics 2017 Nebraska Football Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (as of Oct 28, 2017) All games TEAM STATISTICS NEB OPP -------------------------------------------------------- SCORING....................... 206 240 Points Per Game............. 25.8 30.0 Points Off Turnovers........ 31 52 FIRST DOWNS................... 162 174 Rushing..................... 54 73 Passing..................... 95 86 Penalty..................... 13 15 RUSHING YARDAGE...............…

2017 Nebraska-Purdue game stats

10/29/17 | HuskerMax
Scoring Summary (Final) 2017 Nebraska Football Nebraska vs Purdue (Oct 28, 2017 at West Lafayette, Ind.) Nebraska (4-4,3-2) vs. Purdue (3-5,1-4) Date: Oct 28, 2017 Site: West Lafayette, Ind. Stadium: Ross-Ade Attendance: 41411 Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score ----------------- -- -- -- -- ----- Nebraska............ 3 3 6 13 - 25 Purdue.............. 0 14 3 7 -…

Late rally wins it

10/28/17 | HuskerMax
Down 12 points in the fourth quarter, Nebraska scored on a pair of Tanner Lee touchdown passes to edge Purdue, 25-24. Lee's 431-yard passing night helped the Huskers overcome an anemic running game as well as an assortment of injuries. Stanley Morgan scored the game-winner with 14 seconds remaining. He and Tyler Hoppes, who scored the Huskers' other TD, each…

Postgame notes: 2017 Nebraska-Purdue

10/28/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Post-Game Notes Nebraska at Purdue, Oct. 28, 2017, Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, Ind.      12 –– Nebraska trailed 24-12 in the fourth quarter, as the 12-point comeback tied for the largest fourth-quarter comeback in Husker history. It marked the fifth time Nebraska has rallied from a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit and the second time under Mike Riley (also vs. Michigan State in…

A wayback win

10/28/17 | HuskerMax
It was 95 years ago this month that Nebraska got its first win against the Western Conference, now known as the Big Ten. And the Cornhuskers did it the hard way, as an underdog on the road against Minnesota. The Cornhuskers appeared to be on the ropes late in the first half but were able to repel three Gopher threats…

Thursday practice: 2017 Purdue week

10/26/17 | HuskerMax
Mike Riley speaks to reporters after Thursday's Nebraska football practice with injury news and more as the Huskers prepare to play at Purdue on Saturday night. OLBs Luke Gifford and Tyrin Ferguson OUT for Saturday.— Sam McKewon (@swmckewonOWH) October 26, 2017 David Knevel OUT as well.— Sam McKewon (@swmckewonOWH) October 26, 2017

Joel Klatt: Scott Frost is No. 1 NCAAF coaching candidate

10/26/17 | HuskerMax
Fox Sports' Joel Klatt says former Husker quarterback Scott Frost, now the head coach at Central Florida, is college football's top coaching candidate this year. Klatt notes that Frost has played under or coached with an impressive and diverse array of college and pro coaches. "If Nebraska doesn't pay him five million dollars this year," Klatt says, "somebody else will."…

Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos: Interviews

10/25/17 | HuskerMax
New Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos has been making the interview rounds with local media outlets, discussing his vision for Husker athletics and more. Here is his chat on KLIN's DriveTime Lincoln program: From the print media: • Omaha World-Herald: Moos talks Husker football, vision for athletic department* • Omaha World-Herald: Shatel: Quick takeaways from an interview with new Nebraska…

Tre Bryant: Post-surgery update

10/25/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska running back Tre Bryant underwent knee surgery Tuesday and provided this update via Twitter on Wednesday. From family, to teammates, to coaches/trainers.. Thank you for all the prayers and hospital visits! #FarFromOver As he recuperates, he has his teammates' support. Nebraska will seek a medical redshirt for the sophomore from St. Louis, who is the Huskers' second-leading rusher at 299…

Husker Doc Talk: Dave Rimington in studio

10/25/17 | HuskerMax
Now that he's done being the interim athletic director at Nebraska, Dave Rimington can get back to his regular life. But first, Dave stops by to visit with with Travis and Dr. Rob about his short but productive time back in Lincoln. There are insights into how he was hired, the processes that led to the hiring of Bill Moos,…

Husker Dan: Have the Huskers Reached the Bottom?

10/23/17 | Husker Dan
Tell me it ain't so.  Tell me I'm having a really, really bad dream. What am I talking about?  The odds makers have established Nebraska as a (are you ready for this?) 6 point dog going into this Saturday's game with Purdue.  That's not Minnesota, Iowa or Northwestern, but PURDUE!!!!  That's right-the same 3-4 Purdue team that last week lost…

Tanner Lee: 2017 Purdue week presser

10/23/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre Purdue Quarterback Tanner Lee On the bye week “I think it was big for us as far as giving guys bodies a break, and you know I think in practice we focused a lot on fundamentals and getting back to the basics, things we wanted to…

2017 Purdue week: Mike Riley transcript

10/23/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre Purdue Head Coach Mike Riley Opening Statement “I thought before we got into where we are with our team and our next game, I just have a couple comments about where we are a little bit. Obviously, we have been really disappointed with our football in…

Moos’s message to Husker fans on first day

10/23/17 | HuskerMax
Bill Moos sent the following e-mail to Nebraska season ticket holders on Monday, his first official day as the Huskers' athletic director. Dear Husker Fan, I feel honored to write to you today as I begin my new role of leading Husker Athletics. It is an incredible opportunity for me and my family to be part of an athletic program…

2017 Nebraska-Purdue stats matchup

10/22/17 | HuskerMax
NEBRASKA 3-4 overall, 2-2 Big Ten PURDUE 3-4 overall, 1-3 Big Ten Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 133.6 98 146.6 84 Passing offense 252.0 49 239.4 56 Pass efficiency 121.86 95 125.19 87 Total offense 385.6 80 386.0 79 Scoring offense 25.9 85 24.1 94 Rushing defense 165.9 69 168.6 70 Pass defense 229.6 79 200.7 42 Pass eff. defense 138.48…

Purdue 2017 football roster

10/21/17 | HuskerMax
Coaches No. Name Year Pos. Ht. Wt. Home 1 D.J. Knox JR RB 5-7 210 Fairburn, Ga./Creekside 1 Dedrick Mackey FR CB 5-11 175 Miami, Fla./Booker T. Washington 2 Da'Wan Hunte SR CB 5-9 190 Miami, Fla./Miami Central 2 Elijah Sindelar SO QB 6-4 230 Princeton, Ky./Caldwell County 3 D'J Edwards FR WR 6-1 190 West Palm Beach, Fla./Palm Beach…

Purdue 2017 cumulative stats

10/21/17 | HuskerMax
Game Results Team Statistics Individual Statistics Defensive Statistics Game Results DateOpponentScoreOverallConf.TimeAtt 09/02/17     vs. Louisville L, 28-35 0-1-0 0-0-0 3:50   42647 09/08/17     Ohio W, 44-21 1-1-0 0-0-0 3:05   45633 09/16/17     at Missouri W, 35-3 2-1-0 0-0-0 3:11   53262 09/23/17     Michigan L, 10-28 2-2-0 0-1-0 3:28   60042 10/07/17    …

2017 Nebraska-Illinois game stats

10/18/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska vs Illinois (Sep 29, 2017) Scoring Summary Team Statistics Individual Statistics Drive Chart Defensive Statistics Game Participation Box Score Play-by-Play Scoring Summary Scoring Summary (Final) 2017 Nebraska Football Nebraska vs Illinois (Sep 29, 2017 at Champaign, Ill.) Nebraska (3-2,2-0) vs. Illinois (2-2,0-1) Date: Sep 29, 2017 Site: Champaign, Ill. Stadium: Memorial Stadium Attendance: 43058 Score by Quarters 1 2…

Pernell: Moos has a decision to make regarding Husker football

10/18/17 | Jeremy Pernell
On Sunday afternoon, the University of Nebraska introduced Bill Moos as its new athletic director. The Huskers hired him away from his alma mater, Washington State, where he’d overseen the Cougars’ athletic department since 2010. Before that he was Oregon’s athletic director for 13 years and Montana’s for five. The move came as a surprise, with nobody at Washington State…

Transcript: Bill Moos press conference

10/15/17 | HuskerMax
University of Nebraska Chancellor Ronnie Green Opening Statement “Good afternoon and welcome to Memorial Stadium at the University of Nebraska. It is a great day to be in Nebraska and a great day we believe for our University and for Husker Athletics. As you know, earlier this afternoon we made the announcement that Bill Moos would become our next athletics…

Husker Dan: NU Goes “Moos” Hunting: What’s Next?

10/15/17 | Husker Dan
Okay, so the search for a new Husker A.D. is over with news today of the hiring of Bill Moos.  Moos, (pronounced "moose") has been holding a similar position at his alma mater, Washington State for the past seven years.,  He succeeds Shawn Eichorst who was fired last month from his role as AD at Nebraska. SO WHO'S MOOS? Bill…

Bill Moos press conference

10/15/17 | HuskerMax
• Transcript • Huskers Illustrated: New Husker A.D. won't make midseason coaching changes • LJS: Moos doesn't believe in mid-season coaching changes, but football evaluation starts now • Hail Varsity: Nebraska is a Hunter Right Now, AD Bill Moos Wants to be the Hunted Again • OWH: Hiring is all about fit to Moos, who brought Mike Leach to Washington…

Coverage: Moos hired as Husker A.D.

10/15/17 | HuskerMax
 Sunday press conference Video page | Transcript • Huskers Illustrated: New Husker A.D. won't make midseason coaching changes • LJS: Moos doesn't believe in mid-season coaching changes, but football evaluation starts now • Hail Varsity: Nebraska is a Hunter Right Now, AD Bill Moos Wants to be the Hunted Again • OWH: Hiring is all about fit to Moos, who…

Bill Moos is named A.D.

10/15/17 | HuskerMax
  Bill Moos, a distinguished collegiate athletics leader who elevated programs at the University of Oregon and Washington State University to national prominence, has been named the University of Nebraska’s new director of athletics, Chancellor Ronnie Green announced Sunday.   CLICK FOR COVERAGE   Moos, who has been director of athletics at Washington State since 2010, will begin his tenure…

Stryker: Early Husker retreat fails to ward off home-field massacre

10/15/17 | Tad Stryker
Going into Saturday night, Ohio State had never won a game at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, but it really didn’t take long to change that once the game kicked off. Within the first ten minutes of playing time, it was clear to anyone watching the game that Nebraska was a thoroughly beaten team, simply waiting for the inevitable outcome. It…

2017 Nebraska seven-game stats

10/15/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Cumulative Season Statistics Team Statistics Individual Statistics Defensive Statistics Overall Team Statistics 2017 Nebraska Football Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (as of Oct 14, 2017) All games TEAM STATISTICS NEB OPP -------------------------------------------------------- SCORING....................... 181 216 Points Per Game............. 25.9 30.9 Points Off Turnovers........ 31 52 FIRST DOWNS................... 137 154 Rushing..................... 49 65 Passing..................... 79 77 Penalty..................... 9 12 RUSHING YARDAGE...............…

Player postgame quotes: 2017 Ohio State

10/15/17 | HuskerMax
Junior Quarterback Tanner Lee On having a holding call erase a big gain in the first quarter “I think, playing against a tough team like that, we've got to be able to take advantage of all those big plays. It's plays like that that we really needed at that point in the game, so we could finish [drives] with points.…

Mike Riley postgame quotes: 2017 Ohio State

10/15/17 | HuskerMax
Opening Statement “All right well there’s not a lot of anything happy, good to say about that one, that was a really disappointing loss, and how it was, for sure, how it started and continued through it, so I think with that, I’ll just open it up to some questions.”  On what he was thinking as the game went on…

Bludgeoned by Buckeyes

10/15/17 | HuskerMax
Ohio State amassed 41 first downs and never punted in a 56-14 trouncing of Nebraska at Memorial Stadium. Redshirt freshman JD Spielman's record-setting night (200 receiving yards) was one of the few bright spots for the Huskers. Get all the coverage and commentary on the game page.

2017 Ohio State game stats

10/14/17 | HuskerMax
Ohio State vs Nebraska (Oct 14, 2017) Scoring Summary Team Statistics Individual Statistics Drive Chart Defensive Statistics Game Participation Box Score Play-by-Play Scoring Summary Scoring Summary (Final) 2017 Nebraska Football #9 Ohio State vs Nebraska (Oct 14, 2017 at Lincoln, Neb.) Ohio State (6-1,4-0) vs. Nebraska (3-4,2-2) Date: Oct 14, 2017 Site: Lincoln, Neb. Stadium: Memorial Stadium Attendance: 89346 Score…