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Stryker: A rising running game lifts all Husker boats

2/20/21 | Tad Stryker
The rising frustration and widening divide among Nebraska football fans is real. My inbox is evidence that three consecutive losing seasons under favorite son Scott Frost are reopening fault lines that have plagued the program for two decades. Frost returned in December 2017 to near-unanimous support, which has quickly eroded. I’ve been hearing regularly from someone I’ll call Frost Is…

2021 post-signing day Scott Frost presser

2/4/21 | HuskerMax
Scott Frost met with reporters Thursday to discuss the Huskers' recruiting class and the outlook heading into spring ball. Refresh this page for the latest additions. | Updates & discussion Coverage HuskerOnline | Frost excited for 2022 class Hail Varsity | Frost on Adding a Transfer Quarterback, Getting Omar Manning Healthy and More Omaha World-Herald | Frost talks recruiting, QBs,…

Pernell: N2FL Ranks the Husker Signees

2/3/21 | Jeremy Pernell
With only one winning season in the last six years, Nebraska football is currently mired in a level of futility not experienced in sixty years. Despite that, Scott Frost has the program recruiting at a consistent level not seen in over two decades. According to the 247Sports composite rankings, the Huskers' 2021 recruiting haul ranks as the nation's No. 20…

Hear, Hear: Sounds of 1970

1/9/21 | HuskerMax
"A Big Red Golden Anniversary" is a series that aired on NRG Media radio stations in Nebraska from late summer of 2020 to early January of 2021. Produced and narrated by John Bishop of 1620 The Zone, it commemorates Cornhusker football's 1970 national championship season, the first in program history. Included are original radio play-by-play calls from the legendary Lyell…

1970 Day by Day: Final thoughts

1/8/21 | J. Hudson
Closing thoughts: The memories endure. How did the Cornhuskers' first national championship feel to a 16-year-old fan? Fifty years later, what I remember is a sense of absolute amazement and unbridled joy as Nebraska finished off its Orange Bowl win. We watched on TV at my grandparents' house in Omaha. Was it a black-and-white set, or color? I don't remember.…

Degrees of Separation for Husker Fans

4/29/20 | David Max
I have always said that the six degrees of separation for Husker Fans is only three. I will start by sharing one experience I have had recently. Donna and I were sitting at the bar in our favorite restaurant in Elk Grove last year waiting for our dinner table with our daughter Crystal and son in law Andy. Andy was…

1918: War, influenza and football

3/16/20 | J. Hudson
A timeline of the 1918 Nebraska Cornhuskers' season and the challenges caused by war and pandemic.• Back: Cypreanson, Hoyt, Dana, M. Munn, Ross, Schissler. • Middle: Kline, Jobes, Lantz, Reynolds, Dobson, Lanphere. • Front: Lyman, W. Munn, Schellenberg, Swanson, Hubka, Howarth, Newman, Best.  Running a college football program during a major war is a challenge enough. Calls to military duty…

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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