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Larry Jacobson or Zach Wiegert next for the College HoF?

3/30/20 | SquareOffs
Husker fans everywhere were happy to see Eric Crouch selected as one of this this year's inductees into the College Football Hall of Fame. Crouch won the Heisman Trophy in 2001 while leading Nebraska to the BCS National Championship Game. He finished his Nebraska career as only the 3rd quarterback in college football history at the time to run for…

Husker nutrition during pandemic

3/28/20 | HuskerMax
Dave Ellis and Lisa Kope explain how the Huskers' Performance Nutrition program is keeping student-athletes healthy and nourished during the COVID-19 pandemic. "It changes a little bit every day," Ellis said. "We're getting better and better at this as we go." Kope said students weren't prepared for a situation like this. "We're trying to keep our kids in the best…

1922 Huskers’ brawn beats Notre Dame’s finesse

3/19/20 | J. Hudson
4th-quarter sack halts Irish uprising in last game at Nebraska FieldAs the fourth quarter began, it was gut-check time at Nebraska Field. Nebraska had run roughshod over Notre Dame during the first 30 minutes of play, but that was a distant memory. The 1922 Cornhuskers were now hanging on for dear life. STORY STATS NOTES JACK BEST Verne Lewellen charges…

Free HuskerMax BBS Membership

3/17/20 | David Max
During the coronavirus crisis we are offering a free one-year membership to new members and former members of the BBS. If you are a previous member of the BBS and have let your subscription lapse or have never signed up for a subscription, fill out this form and I will manually add your subscription.   Loading…

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 duty send…

Crouch elected to Hall of Fame

3/11/20 | HuskerMax
Former Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch, the 2001 Heisman Trophy winner, was announced Wednesday as one of 17 players who will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December. Coverage • Huskers.com | Crouch Selected for College Football Hall of Fame • National Football Foundation | NFF Announces Storied 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Class • Lincoln…

2020 Nebraska football spring press conference

3/9/20 | HuskerMax
The 2020 Huskers held their first spring practice Monday and met the press afterward. Coach Scott Frost said quarterback Adrian Martinez will be limited because of offseason surgery on his left shoulder. Refresh this page for the latest coverage. • Monday transcripts • Updates & discussion • Practice schedule • Spring media guide COVERAGE VIDEO PHOTOS Coverage • Omaha World-Herald…

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),*…

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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