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Anatomy of an Era: Chris Norris, Part 3

4/26/18 | Paul Koch
Excerpted from Chapter 12, No Place Like Nebraska: Anatomy of an Era, Vol. 1 by Paul Koch   Chris Norris, Part 3 Walk-on, Fullback, Papillion, Nebraska (Papillion-LaVista)     Continued… Q: Any good stories about the athletic trainers? CN: Probably a hundred of them. Sully being that stereotypical gruff, old, grumpy, ‘you-can-play, rub-some-dirt-on-it’ kind of guy, and Doak was the guy who…

New Hall-of-Famers

4/9/18 | HuskerMax
Five distinguished student-athletes and a pair of legendary football coaches make up the 2018 University of Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame Class, announced on Monday, April 9.   The class includes student-athletes Darin Erstad (baseball 1993-94-95; football 1994), Peaches James (softball 2001-02-03-04), Sarah Pavan (volleyball, 2004-05-06-07), Mike Rozier (football, 1981-82-83) and Tom Schlesinger (men’s gymnastics 1985-86-87-88), along with football coaches Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne, who will be the first coaches enshrined in…

Big Red Cobcast

3/5/18 | HuskerMax
The Big Red Cobcast is loud, irreverent, funny and, most importantly, the voice of Husker fans. Joe, Pat & Ryan talk all things Huskers (plus a few things unrelated). The guys are frequently joined by Husker royalty, Husker villains, fellow Nebraska natives, fellow comedians and anyone else who might be interesting to fans of the Big Red. It's a different…

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…

5th jewel in Huskers’ crown

12/16/17 | HuskerMax
The Huskers are national champions in women's volleyball for the fifth time after a win of three sets to one against the Florida Gators. The victory capped a remarkable season in which Nebraska, with several veteran stars from last year gone, stumbled early but came one strong once conference play began. GET VOLLEYBALL TITLE GEAR! Three Huskers -- Mikaela Foecke,…