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Thursday practice, Minnesota week

10/18/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost said defensive tackle Mick Stoltenberg is getting closer to returning to game action, and so is linebacker Tyrin Ferguson. He said Nebraska has had a great week of practices in preparation for Saturday's game against Minnesota. Refresh this page for the latest updates. • Depth charts: NEB | MIN | Flip sheet • Game notes: NEB…

Anatomy of an Era: Trumane Bell, Part 2

10/18/18 | Paul Koch
Excerpted from Chapter 62, No Place Like Nebraska: Anatomy of an Era, Vol. 2 by Paul Koch Anatomy of an Era: Trumane Bell, Part 2 Continued…. Q: Do you recall the very first game you played in? Trumane Bell: Oh yeah, it was the very first game after my redshirt year. I can remember, it was me, Kareem Moss and…

Throwback to the 1920s

10/15/18 | HuskerMax
The University of Nebraska and Adidas on Monday unveiled the new Primeknit A1 ‘Memorial Tribute’ alternate uniforms, which will make their on-field debut for the Cornhuskers’ game against Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 10. POLL: YEA OR NAY? MORE COVERAGE GET THE JERSEY 2018 marks 100 years since the culmination of World War I. The alternate uniforms pay tribute to the…

Stryker: Huskers add to bad reputation by puking up big fourth-quarter lead

10/13/18 | Tad Stryker
As Nebraska’s football family battles its way through unprecedented self-inflicted pain and suffering, there are no shortage of opinions on the best way to end it. And not all Nebraska fans are handling it well. You already know that if you listened to the postgame radio call-in shows. Nebraska’s dirty laundry is being broadcast throughout the nation. Some people look…

Frost’s “Long Road Home”

8/30/18 | HuskerMax
Long Road Home, a song written by Nic Ehrisman and The Dank Newells for the documentary Through These Gates, has now been re-envisioned to tell the story of Nebraska's hometown hero, Scott Frost. We all know the tale. Scott Frost won a national championship in 1997 under the tutelage of legendary coach Tom Osborne. Over the next 20 years, our beloved…

The Story Behind “Hail Varsity” and the “Band Song”

8/21/18 | David Max
with contributions from the Wolf and Tollefsen families Everyone is familiar with the NU fight song “Hail Varsity” that is played by the Cornhusker Marching Band at every Huskers game. “Hail Varsity” was composed in 1936. The lyrics were written by Joyce Ayres, a 1930 Nebraska graduate, and the music was composed by Wilbur Chenoweth. However, “Hail Varsity” was not…

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…