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Stryker Pregame Perspective: Ozigbo, Morgan cited as most valuable Huskers for first half

10/14/17 | Tad Stryker
With half the college football regular season behind us, this week’s Pregame Perspective focuses on which Cornhuskers have performed best thus far. On a cool, drizzly afternoon before the Nebraska-Ohio State game, I asked 100 people this question: “Who ws Nebraska’s most valuable player during the first half of the season?” Two clear leaders emerged, both on offense. In a…

Joshua Kalu interview

10/13/17 | HuskerMax
Joshua Kalu is a senior defensive back from Alief Taylor High School in Houston. He is poised to graduate in December after just 3½ years. In this interview, the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy candidate talks about his appreciation for the Nebraska fan base, his passion for helping, personal pride and more.

Charlie McBride on negativity

10/13/17 | HuskerMax
In this segment, Charlie McBride talks about how negativity affects fans. MORE LOST TAPES!   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 a Husker fan?” These lost tapes will…

Tom Rathman: Learning the right way

10/11/17 | HuskerMax
In this segment, Tom Rathman discusses the value of learning how to win during his college years. MORE LOST TAPES!   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 a…

Morgan on Biletnikoff list

10/11/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. was one of nine players added to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List released Wednesday morning. The award is given to the nation’s top receiver by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc. Morgan has emerged as one of the Big Ten’s top playmakers during the first half of the season for the Big Red. Morgan…

Husker Dan: Are the Huskers Closer Than We Think?

10/9/17 | Husker Dan
WISCONSIN AFTERTHOUGHTS After six games, the Huskers stand at 3-3 overall and 2-1 in B1G conference play.  And as we all know, NU suffered yet another blowout loss to a ranked team Saturday night, losing at home to divisional leader, Wisconsin 38-17.  The Badgers dominated the second half allowing Nebraska only 68 yards of Total Offense and outscoring Nebraska 21-7.…

Tanner Lee: Monday presser, 2017 Ohio State

10/9/17 | HuskerMax
  By NU Athletic Communications   Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre-Ohio State Quarterback Tanner Lee On his thoughts on the offense against Wisconsin “I liked how most of the drives we were able to move the ball and able to do some good things, but we’ve got to find ways to score…

Mick Stoltenberg: Monday presser, 2017 Ohio State

10/9/17 | HuskerMax
  By NU Athletic Communications   Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre-Ohio State Defensive Tackle Mick Stoltenberg On the physical toll it takes to face back-to-back top-10 opponents “It’s something you have to prepare for. It’s the reason we do conditioning all summer and things like that. We continue to work out throughout…

Mike Riley: Monday presser, 2017 Ohio State

10/9/17 | HuskerMax
By NU Athletic Communications Nebraska Football Nebraska Football Weekly Press Conference Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, Neb.) Pre-Ohio State Head Coach Mike Riley Opening Statement “I suppose, this must be the second part of that stretch [we] were talking about last week. So anyway, I think I will start out with our injury situation. I think that Mikale Wilbon…

2017 Nebraska-Ohio State stats matchup

10/8/17 | HuskerMax
NEBRASKA 3-3 overall, 2-1 Big Ten OHIO STATE 5-1 overall, 3-0 Big Ten Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 148.5 79 245.8 18 Passing offense 235.8 63 322.2 14 Pass efficiency 120.08 96 166.55 7 Total offense 384.3 85 568.0 4 Scoring offense 27.8 77 45.8 4 Rushing defense 147.0 61 120.5 29 Pass defense 208.8 47 170.2 17 Pass eff. defense…

Ohio State 2017 pregame stats

10/8/17 | HuskerMax
Ohio State 2017 Football Statistics Game Results Team Statistics Individual Statistics Defensive Statistics Combined Statistics Game Highs Game Results DateOpponentScoreOverallConf.TimeAtt 08/31/17     at Indiana W, 49-21 1-0-0 1-0-0 3:34   52929 09/09/17     Oklahoma L, 16-31 1-1-0 1-0-0 3:31   109088 09/16/17     Army West Point W, 38-7 2-1-0 1-0-0 3:04   108414 09/23/17     UNLV…

Badgers pound out win

10/8/17 | HuskerMax
After a closely contested first half, Wisconsin rolled to a 38-17 win over the Huskers behind a punishing ground game. Jonathon Taylor rushed for 249 yards, and the Nebraska offense was shut out during the final 30 minutes. | Game page

2017 Nebraska-Wisconsin game stats

10/7/17 | HuskerMax
Wisconsin vs Nebraska (Oct 07, 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 Wisconsin vs Nebraska (Oct 07, 2017 at Lincoln, Neb.) Wisconsin (5-0,2-0) vs. Nebraska (3-3,2-1) Date: Oct 07, 2017 Site: Lincoln, Neb. Stadium: Memorial Stadium Attendance: 89860 Score by Quarters 1…

Brown on CLASS Award list

10/5/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska place-kicker Drew Brown was named one of 30 candidates for the 2017 Senior CLASS Award in college football on Thursday. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I FBS senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. On the field, Brown was named to…

Husker Dan: WU @NU: “Old” Red vs The “New” Red?

10/2/17 | Husker Dan
THE "REAL" BIG RED? Don't look now, but the "Old" Nebraska is coming to Lincoln this Saturday to play the "New" Nebraska team. Let me explain. For years, the secret to Nebraska's dominance during the 60s through the 90s was its commitment to strong offensive and defensive lines.  Throw in steady, reliable quarterback play and a running game that would…

Monday presser: 2017 Wisconsin week

10/2/17 | HuskerMax
Mike Riley Riley transcript   LJS recap   Ben Stille   Stille transcript   Dicaprio Bootle Bootle transcript   Tanner Lee Lee transcript   Mick Stoltenberg Stoltenberg transcript   De'Mornay Pierson-El Pierson-El transcript   Mohamed Barry   Tanner Farmer   Carlos Davis   Khalil Davis   Drew Brown   Jerald Foster

Ben Stille: Big Ten Freshman of Week

10/2/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska OLB Ben Stille is the Big Ten freshman of the week. #Huskers pic.twitter.com/7wDQOnK9wz — World-Herald Big Red (@OWHbigred) October 2, 2017 Big Ten Conference release: Following Big Ten football games on Sept. 29-30, the co-offensive, defensive and special teams players of the week and freshman of the week in the Big Ten were announced this morning. Below are this…

2017 Nebraska-Wisconsin stats matchup

10/1/17 | HuskerMax
  NEBRASKA 3-2 overall, 2-0 Big Ten WISCONSIN 4-0 overall, 1-0 Big Ten Avg. Rank Avg. Rank Rushing offense 156.2 72 233.8 23 Passing offense 228.8 66 226.0 71 Pass efficiency 120.06 97 174.60 5 Total offense 385.0 87 459.8 35 Scoring offense 30.0 T-65 40.8 22 Rushing defense 105.8 22 74.3 4 Pass defense 228.0 64 172.8 23 Pass eff. defense…

2017 Illinois football game stats

10/1/17 | 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…

Widget update

9/29/17 | HuskerMax
The old version of our schedule widget will no longer be updated after the 2017 season. If you're using it on your website, be sure to swap out the coding. The new code can be found at this link. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we think you'll like how the new version updates itself much more…

Postgame notes: 2017 Illinois

9/29/17 | HuskerMax
2 –– Nebraska won its second straight Big Ten game to open conference play, marking the second straight year NU has started league play 2-0. The Huskers improved to 3-4 in Big Ten road openers, including wins each of the past two seasons. NU also improved to 11-3-1 all-time Illinois, including 4-1 with both schools as members of the Big Ten…

Halftime notes: 2017 Illinois

9/29/17 | HuskerMax
·        Senior De’Mornay Pierson-El scored on a 45-yard touchdown reception to open the scoring in the first quarter. The touchdown was the 4th TD reception of the season for Pierson-El and the 10th receiving touchdown of his career. His 45-yard reception was the second-longest of his career, trailing a 46-yard catch at Northwestern in 2014. ·        Pierson-El had 84 receiving yards on three first-half receptions and…

Feit: Big Ten Power Rankings – week of 9/25/2017

9/29/17 | Dave Feit
It's time once again for the Big Ten Power Rankings, where we rank the fourteen Big Ten teams using a proprietary formula of expert analysis, biased opinions, and blind guesses.  For another look at how I predicted the division races, click here.   Penn State. They won the game of the week, and looked good doing it.  Saquon Barkley showed…

What did Tommie Frazier call himself?

9/29/17 | HuskerMax
In this segment, Tommie Frazier talks about leadership. and why he thinks people may view him as a jerk. MORE LOST TAPES!   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…

Charlie McBride: Dr. Tom’s coaching style

9/27/17 | HuskerMax
In this segment, Charlie McBride talks about the coaching style of Husker legend Tom Osborne and how it helped him as a coach. MORE LOST TAPES!   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…