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Anatomy of an Era: Final Chapter/PREPARATION

2/21/19 | Paul Koch
  Excerpted from Chapter 104, No Place Like Nebraska: Anatomy of an Era, Vol. 2 by Paul Koch Continued…. Anatomy of an Era: Final Chapter/PREPARATION PREPARATION Knowing what we know about the practice session efficiency, even more telling was the way in which the staff prepared not only the team, but also themselves in advance of a contest. From the…

Alumni CAP Event May 3, 2019

2/20/19 | David Max
Former Huskers Josh Davis, Tony Davis and Ahman Green are the founding members of Alumni CAP. The organization provides CAPs (Career Achievement Plaques) to former Husker players from all sports, male and female. The concept came about when Josh saw a plaque in Memorial Stadium that listed him as the career leader for kickoff returns at 2,265 yards. At that…

Spring games: Busting a myth

2/20/19 | HuskerMax
Yes, Virginia, there were Nebraska football spring games long before 1950. The university's official records list the 1950 Varsity-Alumni tilt as the first spring game. But the truth is that Husker spring games were being played before those midcentury Varsity men were even born. As far back as the early 1920s, spring practices ended with an intra-squad game that fans…

Signing Day 2019

2/6/19 | HuskerMax
Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost told reporters on national signing day Wednesday that he likes the leadership qualities in the Huskers' 2019 recruiting class. Most of the class of 2019 was signed in December. Wednesday's only addition was receiver Demariyon Houston. Frost said there weren't many top prospects available after the early signing period, and "we weren't going to…

Hunt with the Huskers

2/4/19 | HuskerMax
TeamMates Mentoring cordially invites you to experience an exciting European Tower Hunt with the Huskers at Oak Creek Sporting Club near Brainard, NE, on Saturday, March 9th, 2019. Reserve your spot for Oak Creek's annual HUNT WITH THE HUSKERS, where you'll spend your time hunting with former Husker greats. Guns and ammo are available in the Pro Shop. Get ready…

Navy video: Damian Jackson

1/24/19 | HuskerMax
The Huskers' Damian Jackson is the subject of a new installment in the U.S. Navy’s "Faces of the Fleet" docu-series. Jackson, a former Navy SEAL, earned a walk-on spot at Nebraska via a tryout despite having never played high school football. He will be a sophomore in the 2019 season. | bio     .        

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…

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…