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Husker Dan: Frost’s “Peachy” Husker start

1/15/18 | Husker Dan
It would be hard to imagine a better start to Scott Frost's first year as the Husker head football coach. Before he left for Nebraska, Frost took a program at Central Florida that was in shambles and turned them in to winners in just two seasons. Let's look at what Frost accomplished in his two years as the Knights' head…

Game on YouTube: 2013 Nebraska @ Michigan

1/11/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska holds Michigan to negative rushing yards and hands the Wolverines their first home loss in coach Brady Hoke's tenure at Ann Arbor. Creative ball-handling near the goal line helped give the Huskers both of their touchdowns in the 17-13 win.   More • Game page

Game on YouTube: 2013 Northwestern @ Nebraska

1/10/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska beats Northwestern on a Hail Mary pass from Ron Kellogg III to Jordan Westerkamp on the final play of the teams' Big Ten Conference game in Lincoln, Neb., on Nov. 2, 2013.   More The Hail Mary | Abdullah on 4th down | Game page

Big Red Cobcast: Loving Scott Frost and Hating the SEC

1/9/18 | Patrick Janssen
I honestly can't tell what the prevailing sentiment is. Are Nebraska fans howling for UCF to be co-national champions because anything tied to Scott Frost feels like it partially belongs to the Huskers? Or are they up in arms because they understand fairness and recognize when it's not being employed properly? Maybe I can't tell because it's a little bit…

Watch: Scott Frost on College GameDay

1/8/18 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost discussed the playoff system and more in an appearance Monday afternoon on ESPN's College GameDay in advance of the national championship game between Georgia and Alabama.   Coverage • Omaha World-Herald:* Scott Frost appears on ESPN's College GameDay, stumps for playoff expansion • USA Today: Scott Frost was initially turned away from the press box at CFP title…

Aaron Taylor in College Football Hall of Fame

1/8/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska great and 1997 Outland Trophy winner Aaron Taylor is one of 10 players named Monday morning to the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class. The honorees were selected from a national ballot that included 75 All-Americans. Taylor becomes the 18th Nebraska player to earn induction into the College Hall of Fame and gives NU 24 overall members of…

Watch: Scott Frost on playoff expansion

1/7/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska coach Scott Frost wants to see the College Football Playoff expanded to eight teams so teams outside the Power 5 conferences have a chance to win a national championship.   • Huskers Illustrated summary: Frost talks Huskers, CFP and more on SportsCenter

Nebraska-Tennessee 1998 Orange Bowl: 1-minute recap

1/2/18 | HuskerMax
Here's a one-minute look back at the 1998 Orange Bowl, where Nebraska routed Peyton Manning and Tennessee, 42-17, to claim a share of the national championship for the 1997 college football season. The full game is viewable on the HuskerMax game page. Ending a perfect season to send Coach Osborne out a National Champion one more time... Twenty years ago…

Big Red Cobcast: Aaron Taylor Interview

1/2/18 | Ryan Tweedy
Happy New Year everybody! As I'm writing this, I'm watching Scott Frost vs. what feels like the entire ESPN network and I'm hoping that Samson can get this thing going against the Goliath that is Auburn. The more I think about it, that's what I wish for all of you, my friends, my family, and myself going into 2018. I…

Frost’s perfect finish

1/1/18 | HuskerMax
It was a perfect ending to an undefeated season as Scott Frost's Central Florida Knights upset Auburn in the 2018 Peach Bowl, 34-27. An interception in the end zone in the final minute capped the victory as Auburn was threatening to score on a last-gasp drive. Frost now takes over full time as head football coach at Nebraska after a…

Big Red Cobcast: Merry Friendsmas

12/26/17 | Ryan Tweedy
 Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Our family wishes you and yours a great end to the year and beginning of the next. This week on the Big Red Cobcast we are doing something a little different. Since I'm back home in Lincoln for the holidays I had three of my best friends on to talk about the Early Enrollees,…

1994 Orange Bowl stats

12/22/17 | HuskerMax
Florida St. 18 Nebraska 16 Jan. 1, 1994 Orange Bowl, Miami 1 2 3 4 F Florida St 0 6 9 3 18 Nebraska 0 7 0 9 16 FS - Scott Bentley 34 field goal, 7:54 NU - Reggie Baul 34 pass from Frazier (Byron Bennett kick) 5:59 FS - Bentley 25 field goal, 0:29 FS - William Floyd…

Transcript: Scott Frost’s signing-day conference call

12/20/17 | HuskerMax
On general impressions of the signing class “I think we have good pieces on the team in Lincoln. And I think they had more talent on the team last season than the record indicates. We’re excited to get to work with the guys that are already on campus in Lincoln, but adding talent certainly helps. A lot of these kids…

Nebraska football early signing day, class of 2018

12/20/17 | HuskerMax
Go to our 2018 recruiting page for details on each player, including video highlights and additional coverage of their recruitment and signing. Go to our 2018 recruiting page for details on each player, including video highlights and additional coverage of their recruitment and signing. Coverage • Nebraska Athletics: Conference call transcript and player bios • Lincoln Journal Star: When Frost…

Carriker Chronicles: Adrian Martinez interview

12/20/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska quarterback commit Adrian Martinez talks with Adam Carriker about the open competition at QB, why he’s so excited to play for Coach Frost and signing with Nebraska on Wednesday. Former Husker Carriker talks with Nebraska quarterback commit Adrian Martinez on why he picked the Huskers, Scott Frost and more.

Husker Doc Talk: Final Thoughts on 2017

12/19/17 | HuskerMax
As 2017 comes to an end, Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice give their final thoughts on what has been a remarkable year. Dr. Rob and Travis got into their now weekly Brook Berringer argument. And yes they spend a lot of time talking about Scott Frost, recruiting, and the upcoming bowl game that Frost will coach for UCF. Listen to…

Big Red Cobcast: #188 Chad Kelsay Preview

12/18/17 | Ryan Tweedy
Alright guys, it's time! The newest episode of the Big Red Cobcast is now live on iTunes. In this week's episode we interview legendary Blackshirt and Nebraska football Hall of Famer Chad Kelsay. He talks about being a Nebraska boy and getting that opportunity to play for the Huskers, as well as the importance of in-state athletes. He also talks…

Husker Dan: 2018 Schedule Not So Bad

12/17/17 | Husker Dan
The first year of the Scott Frost Era at Nebraska will be challenging, no doubt, with games at Wisconsin and at Ohio State, but the schedule might not be as daunting as some might think. I understand there is much we don't know about next year's Husker football team, but I'm going to go out on a limb and make…

Scott Frost introduction at basketball game

12/16/17 | HuskerMax
New Husker football coach Scott Frost was introduced to fans at Saturday night's Kansas-Nebraska basketball game. Here are the LJS and OWH stories, and here are the videos: Thanks @HuskerHoops for having @Coach_Frost get the party started tonight! LET'S GO!#GBR — ❄️❄️ Nebraska Football ❄️❄️ (@HuskerFBNation) December 17, 2017     Football assistants @CoachRHeld and @CoachChinander in the south…

Scott Frost wins Eddie Robinson Coach of Year Award

12/14/17 | HuskerMax
Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports This is the latest honor for new Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost for his work turning around the program at Central Florida. Last week he received the Home Depot Coach of the Year at ESPN's college football awards show in Atlanta. He is also one of seven finalists for the Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of…

Six games added to future Nebraska football schedules

12/13/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska has added a total of six home games against three non-conference opponents to its future football schedules and also adjusted the date of a previously scheduled game. The games added to the Nebraska schedule: South Dakota State—Sept 12, 2020; Aug. 31, 2024; Sept. 9, 2028 North Dakota—Sept. 3, 2022; Sept. 19, 2026 Georgia Southern—Sept. 10, 2022 The 2020 matchup with South Dakota…

Big Red Cobcast: Statistician Paul Dalen Joins Us

12/12/17 | Ryan Tweedy
I think right now there are a few different emotions going through Husker Nation.  One of them is excitement and I think that it's justified. How couldn't you be excited when our fellow Nebraska brethren has come home and he happens to be the hottest coaching commodity since Urban Meyer left Utah. It's easy to get behind someone who is…

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…

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 OH HAPPY DAY! TUNNEL WALK THEME FROM ROCKY  (THEME FROM SCOTTY?) 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…

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— 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— ❄️❄️ 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— 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…

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

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

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…
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