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Bolt’s debut a blast

2/14/20 | HuskerMax
The Will Bolt era opened with a bang Friday night as the Huskers scored 11 runs in the first inning and cruised to a 19-9 win over Baylor. Highlights and links to game coverage are below. See our baseball page for coverage of the rest of the weekend series.    Coverage • Nebraska Athletics | Stats: HTML, PDF • Lincoln…

Monday Morning Quarterback: Should Nebraska legalize sports betting?

2/11/20 | SquareOffs
In the news currently are three separate bills related to sports gambling introduced to the Nebraska legislature. One of those measures - LB791 - would legalize sports betting in Nebraska for both pro and college athletics. While the bill would open up gambling on any sports team, if you are talking athletics in Nebraska there is obviously nothing bigger than…

Stryker: Recent coaching hires can work if innovation happens

1/25/20 | Tad Stryker
College football fans nationwide worry about their teams and second-guess the head coach. Nothing newsworthy there, but nobody I know does it quite as well these days as observers of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Few people are as passionate as Husker football fans. Believe me, I hear from them, as does anyone else who writes about the program. I almost never…

Best of the Decade: All-2010s teams & top plays

12/31/19 | J. Hudson
Nebraska media outlets are weighing in with their own 2010s retrospectives, all-decade teams and more. We are compiling them on this page to complement our own decade reviews.     All-decade team HuskerMax has blended five publications' all-decade Nebraska teams into a composite 2010s squad. The teams were selected by The Athletic,* HuskerOnline (1, 2), the Omaha World-Herald (1, 2),*…

Stryker: Coming off Decade of Instability, NU needs turning point

12/28/19 | Tad Stryker
If you’re getting ready to flush the past decade of Nebraska football, I have two things to say to you: That’s not a bad idea, not bad at all. But before you flush, pause for a bit of historical perspective. There’s no reason to sugar-coat it: the 2010s were the third-worst decade in 120 years — 13 decades — of…

2020 early signing day

12/17/19 | HuskerMax
Early signing day for the Nebraska football recruiting class of 2020 saw the Huskers get national recognition for a strong finish, and Scott Frost said the Huskers "have a chance to win a lot of games with these guys." General coverage and commentary from the day's developments and Frost's press conference are listed here, while player-specific articles and videos can…

Facility plans unveiled

9/27/19 | HuskerMax
Plans for the North Stadium Expansion Project -- a new stand-alone training complex for Husker football -- were unveiled Friday. Below is a short flythrough video showing the plans, and here's the university's official release. Refresh this page for the latest coverage. | Updates & discussion     Coverage • Hail Varsity | Nebraska Announces $155 Million Football Facility Renovation…

We’re Back, Baby!

9/20/19 | Ryan Tweedy
We’re back, baby! I mean that in two ways. First, and most importantly, the Big Red Cobcast is back to writing these weekly articles (along with sharing our immediate post-game Facebook Live chats). You’re welcome. Secondly, Nebraska is clearly back to being a national title contender. Bring Lee Corso’s mummified corpse to Lincoln in 12 days. Tell Kirk Herbstreit and…

Join the BigRedMax Wine Club

5/6/19 | David Max
Since moving to northern California in January of 2018, I have made friends with several local winery owners. They would like to give special offers to the readers of HuskerMax. Here is how it works. All you need to do is fill out the form below with your first and last name, email address and your zip code. You also have…
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