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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…

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.

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…