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DECEMBER 31, 2023

Linebacker Randolph Kpai,* who has not appeared in a game during his three seasons in Lincoln, has entered the transfer portal.

A 48-30 rebounding advantage helps carry the Nebraska women to an 87-81 win over Maryland. | Photos | Stats | Highlights

This week in Husker history: A slew of memorable bowls, a coach’s nervous breakdown, and a “no” from Houston Nutt.

DECEMBER 29, 2023

The Big 10 Show breaks down the bowl games.

The Nebraska men surrender just 11 first-half points and roll to a 91-62 win over South Carolina State.

Jeremy Pernell takes stock of the Huskers’ early signees and says Matt Rhule’s recruiting operation continues to impress.

DECEMBER 28, 2023

Wake Forest wideout Jahmal Banks* confirms he’ll visit Nebraska the weekend of Jan. 5.

Husker Doc Talk: Turning the page to 2024, plus a debate on Nebraska’s five national titles and if they are merely “mythical.”

DECEMBER 27, 2023

Dylan Raiola discusses his flip to the Huskers: “I knew that Nebraska was always in my blood.” | Notes

DECEMBER 26, 2023

In a radio interview, Heinrich Haarberg says he’ll battle for the top job at quarterback in 2024 but is open to being involved in the offense in other ways if he isn’t the starter.

Take a look at 247Sports’ top 10 signees in the expanded Big Ten, including the two who are headed to Nebraska.

Husker Dan wonders if the loss to Iowa helped in recruiting Dylan Raiola.

Matt Rhule has recruited a bright future* for Nebraska — but don’t overlook 2024, Sam McKewon writes.

DECEMBER 25, 2023

Former Husker Adrian Martinez signs with the Birmingham Stallions of the USFL.

HuskerOnline writers reveal their Christmas wish lists* for Nebraska athletics.

DECEMBER 24, 2023

The OWH looks at how Dylan Raiola’s flip from Georgia to Nebraska came about.*

Legacy players are a significant piece of the Huskers’ recruiting class.

This week in Husker history: Nebraska hires Dana X. Bible, who would become the program’s first 50-win coach en route to a spot in college football’s Hall of Fame.

DECEMBER 23, 2023

Wide receiver Marcus Washington declares for the NFL draft,* while the Huskers offer a productive Wake Forest receiver in the portal.

Maggie Mendelson,* 6-foot-5 volleyball/basketball player for the Huskers, is entering the transfer portal. | Portal tracker

Matt Rhule’s quest for a more positionless offense got a boost with the signing of versatile tight end Carter Nelson.

From Corn Nation, a history lesson on Walter C. “Bummy” Booth and the undefeated 1902 Huskers. | Big win in Minneapolis

DECEMBER 22, 2023

Volleyball State: Lincoln Arneal and Jeff Sheldon look back at top moments from 2023 and ahead to 2024.

DECEMBER 21, 2023

Former Oregon running back Dante Dowdell has scheduled a Nebraska visit for the weekend of Jan. 5.

Volleyball’s Caroline Jurevicius announces that Penn State is her transfer destination. | Portal tracker

Former Husker quarterback Casey Thompson* is back in the portal, but a return to Nebraska is said to be not an option.

Nebraska signee Carter Nelson has been selected to play in the Polynesian Bowl on Jan. 19 in Honolulu.

The first NIL deal for Dylan Raiola is with trading card company Panini America.* | How the flip happened

Sam McKewon says Dylan Raiola raises the ceiling* for Nebraska, and Adam Carriker looks at the Huskers’ quarterback depth after Chubba Purdy’s exit.

DECEMBER 20, 2023

The Nebraska men rebound from a sluggish first half and fend off North Dakota, 83-75, while cold shooting dooms the Husker women in a 69-52 loss at Kansas.*

Quarterback Chubba Purdy will transfer after two seasons at Nebraska. | Discuss | Portal tracker

With the signatures in, Matt Rhule is able to talk about Dylan Raiola’s commitment and much more. Go here for coverage of his presser and more from signing day, including national perspectives that include Nebraska among Wednesday’s winners. | Updates & discussion | Carriker gut reaction | Class of ’24

Nebraska gets some late additions on the defensive side by landing cornerback Amare Sanders, flipping former Maryland commit Larry Tarver and former Miami commit Vincent Shavers, and signing FCS transfer Blye Hill from the portal.

The signatures are coming in, which means the check marks are popping up on our 2024 recruiting hub. | BBS thread | Live show

DECEMBER 19, 2023

Isaac Gifford, Malcolm Hartzog, Marco Ortiz and Brian Buschini earn Academic All-District honors.

On the eve of signing day, Trev Alberts applauds the work of Matt Rhule’s staff in recruiting. | Wednesday primer*

Receiver Keelan Smith is prepared to build off his father’s Husker legacy.

Dave Feit has reactions, questions and more after Dylan Raiola’s decision.

The Husker volleyball portal tracker begins with two departures — Caroline Jurevicius and Hayden Kubik.

DECEMBER 18, 2023

It’s official: Five-star quarterback Dylan Raiola has switched his commitment from Georgia to Nebraska. Go here for coverage, highlights and analysis. | Commentary: Tad Stryker, Husker Dan, Adam Carriker | Discuss | Class of 2024

Two Nebraska commits with family ties to the Huskers — Mario Buford* and Quinn Clark — will be making it official on Wednesday.

Trev Alberts discusses goals for Husker football and more in an interview with Adam Carriker.

Grambling’s hiring of Mickey Joseph* as head coach is now official.

Volleyball State: Lincoln Arneal and Jeff Sheldon recap Texas’ sweep of Nebraska. Which of the Huskers’ season-long concerns popped up at the worst possible time?

DECEMBER 17, 2023

Dylan Raiola is said to still be in contact with Georgia’s coaches as his potential flip* to Nebraska goes down to the wire.

It’s all Longhorns as the Huskers get swept in the national championship volleyball match, 25-22, 25-14, 25-11. Commentary: Shatel,* Just,* King.

Nebrasketball holds Kansas State to 12 points in the second half to secure a 62-46 win in Manhattan.

The Nebraska women cruise past Southern and improve to 9-2 on the season. | Photos

Grambling is reportedly set to hire former Husker Mickey Joseph as its next head coach. | Discuss.

Here’s a hype video to get you primed for the volleyball championship match.

This week in Husker history: Second-year Husker head coach Bob Devaney says no to Miami.

DECEMBER 16, 2023

No big announcement came Saturday, but quarterback Dylan Raiola was out and about in Lincoln. | Rhule in Ainsworth*

Volleyball State: Jeff Sheldon and Lincoln Arneal recap the Huskers’ big semifinal win and break down the matchups against Texas with Lauren Cook West.

There is mounting evidence of a culture of stability* new to Nebraska in the free-agent era.

Husker Hour: Chasing national titles and five-star quarterbacks.

Quarterback Daniel Kaelin remains in the fold after canceling* a visit to Michigan State.

DECEMBER 15, 2023

Former Husker defensive coordinator Erik Chinander has been promoted to the same position at Boise State.

Eighteen football players are among 33 Husker athletes receiving their degrees this weekend.

Husker safety Omar Brown will play in the East-West Shrine Bowl in early February.

DECEMBER 14, 2023

Nebraska volleyball sweeps Pitt and will play Sunday in Tampa against Texas for the program’s sixth national championship. | Commentary: Carriker, Just* | Discuss | Huskers-vs.-‘Horns history

Linebacker John Bullock announces he’s returning for a sixth season* in 2024.

As quarterback decisions loom, Nebraska coaches are wrapping up their visits* before next week’s early signing period.

This year’s senior awards in football go to Luke Reimer, Nick Henrich, Ethan Piper and Phalen Sanford.

John Cook is named national coach of the year in women’s volleyball for the third time.

Check out this 8½-minute segment on Tommie Frazier at Nebraska.

Volleyball State: Jeff Sheldon and Lincoln Arneal break down Nebraska’s national semifinal opponent, Pittsburgh. Plus, other Final Four storylines. | Huskers’ history vs. the field

DECEMBER 13, 2023

Jaxon Lee, an edge defender who committed to Nebraska in late October, now plans to sign with Tulsa* instead. | Class of ’24

Xander Ruggeroli,* a three-star offensive tackle from Las Vegas, has committed to Nebraska as a walk-on.

Ohio State quarterback Kyle McCord has reportedly scratched Nebraska off his list as he explores possible transfer destinations. | Discuss

Nebraska quarterback commit Daniel Kaelin is reportedly set to visit Michigan State this weekend. | Discuss

Merritt Beason and Lexi Rodriguez earn first-team volleyball All-America honors, while Bergen Reilly and Harper Murray are named to the second and third teams, respectively.

DECEMBER 12, 2023

Husker Dan looks at the possibilities of a Raiola-Kaelin duo.

Matt Rhule talks recruiting, NIL, transfers and more during an appearance on the Pat McAffee Show. | Video | Portal notes*

Analysis and commentary on the developments at quarterback: Carriker, Football Scoop, McKewon,* Dawg Nation.

Here’s a look at how Nebraska volleyball fared in its 16 Final Four appearances from 1986 to 2021.

DECEMBER 11, 2023

Isaac Gifford and Bryce Benhart announce they’re returning for the 2024 season.*

Nebraska is back in the running for quarterback Dylan Raiola, who has been a Georgia commit since May. | Discuss

Husker Dan has hopes for a Husker Christmas present.

Quarterback Jeff Sims is now officially in the portal as a graduate transfer. | Tamon Lynum to Pitt

More than 100 Huskers in five autumn sports have earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition.

Sign up for the 49th annual Nebraska Classic golf tournament in Palm Springs in February.

Volleyball State: Lincoln Arneal and Jeff Sheldon recap Nebraska’s path to Tampa and look at the rest of the Final Four with broadcaster Emily Ehman.

DECEMBER 10, 2023

Quarterback commit Daniel Kaelin talks with Adam Carriker about the Nebraska offense, the portal QBs and more.

Offensive line coach Donovan Railoa has received a contract extension through 2024 and a pay raise.

The Husker men make free throws down the stretch to salt away a 77-70 win over Michigan State. | Photos

Ohio State quarterback Kyle McCord and wideout Julian Fleming are reportedly set to visit the Huskers this week.* | Evaluating the QB options*

This week in Husker history: The Bob Devaney era at Nebraska is in danger of being a mere two-year blip as the coach entertains an overture from Miami.

DECEMBER 9, 2023

The Huskers fend off a scrappy Arkansas team in four sets and advance to volleyball’s Final Four for the sixth time in nine seasons. | Photos

Nebraska women’s basketball opens Big Ten play with an 80-74 win at Michigan State.

DECEMBER 8, 2023

It might not mean much, but Nebraska is the betting favorite to land quarterback Kyle McCord from Ohio State.

Here are some updates on the Husker staff’s activity this week on the recruiting trail.*

Two Husker defensive football players get freshman All-America honors.

The Big Sports guys look at the College Football Playoff and dig into the NCAA volleyball tournament with a couple of Big Ten teams still alive.

DECEMBER 7, 2023

Texas athlete JD Crisp, a member of the Huskers’ 2024 recruiting class since September, announces his decommitment.

Here’s a look at the Huskers’ five known quarterback targets in the transfer portal.

Nebraska volleyball sweeps Georgia Tech and advances to the NCAA regional final Saturday night against Arkansas or Kentucky. | Photos

Cornerback Tamon Lynum, who played in all 12 games in 2023 including one start, is entering the transfer portal. | Tracker

Congrats to former Husker Alex Gordon, one of 12 members of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s class of 2023.

Volleyball State: Lincoln Arneal and Jeff Sheldon pose some burning questions Nebraska will need to answer in order to advance to the Final Four.

DECEMBER 6, 2023

The Nebraska men blow a 17-point lead and fall to Minnesota by double digits, 76-65.

Nebraska is seeking a visit from Washington State quarterback Cam Ward.*

Two weeks before the early signing period, the OWH looks at how current and future Big Ten teams* stack up in recruiting for 2024.

Here’s the story behind the special cleats worn by former Husker Jack Stoll* last weekend.

Former Husker player and assistant Craig Bohl, who won three FCS national titles as head coach at North Dakota State and led Wyoming to six bowl appearances, will retire after the Arizona Bowl.

Jeremy Pernell: No portal binge for Nebraska this offseason, but getting a QB or two is a must. | Sims to transfer

DECEMBER 5, 2023

The Nebraska women blow out UNC Wilmington 108-35, and the 73-point victory margin is the third-largest* in program history.

Nebraska’s growing list of portal QB* targets includes a familiar name — Baylor’s Blake Shapen.

NCAA President Charlie Baker calls for new tier of Division I where schools can pay athletes, and Nebraska’s Trev Alberts expresses his support. | Discuss

Here’s a look at how Nebraska’s portal additions fared this season.

DECEMBER 4, 2023

Husker Dan compares Deion Sanders to Matt Rhule.

Part 2 of the Day by Day film about Nebraska will premiere on Dec. 8th.

Redshirt freshman tight end Jake Appleget becomes the first Husker to enter the transfer portal this cycle. | Tracker

Volleyball State: On to the Sweet 16.

DECEMBER 3, 2023

Sam McKewon* and Luke Mullin* offer some early thoughts on the makeup of the 2024 Huskers.

Nebrasketball suffers its first loss in humiliating fashion as Creighton routs the Huskers by 29. | Photos

This week in Husker history: The Huskers are no match for Jim Thorpe and Carlisle in a 37-6 loss on a chilly Wednesday afternoon at Antelope Park.

DECEMBER 2, 2023

Nebraska advances to its 12th consecutive NCAA volleyball regional with a sweep of Missouri. | Photos

After trailing by 15 in the third quarter, the Husker women storm back to beat Georgia Tech 80-72.

Transfer portal* season might not be silly season this time for Nebraska.

CJ Simon, a receiver from Oklahoma City, commits to the Huskers’ recruiting class of 2025. | Coverage & highlights | Class of 2025| Discuss

DECEMBER 1, 2023

Nebraska volleyball sweeps Long Island and advances to the NCAA second round Saturday night against Missouri. | Photos

The university has accepted a Learjet worth over $1 million from an anonymous donor that will be used by Husker coaches for recruiting.