November 27, 2021

Here are ThotDoc’s Brain Droppings on the Iowa game.

November 26, 2021

Iowa 28, Nebraska 21. A fourth-quarter collapse turns what was once a 15-point advantage into another one-score loss. Go to the game page for coverage and commentary. | Highlights | Stryker commentary | Kaleb Henry recap | Postgame presser | Carriker gut reaction | Big Red Over-Reaction

Which “COVID junior” who isn’t already NFL-bound would fans most like to see back in 2022? Damion Daniels comes out on top in Tad Stryker’s pregame poll.

This Athletic Department video honors those who will be making the walk* on senior day, but it might not be the final Husker game for some of them. | Not suited up: Payne, Daniels & Johnson

Get live updates on the Iowa game with Fanalytix.

November 25, 2021

With a new quarterback and a chance to play a spoiler role, Nebraska looks to end a trying season on a winning note Friday against Iowa. Here are pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2),* Omaha* and Cedar Rapids (1, 2).* | Gameday wrap | Commentary: Marik, Keeler, Sipple,* Callahan.

Early-1950s lineman Carl Brasee will be honored during Friday’s game as the oldest living Husker football captain.

Omaha Westside sophomore DB/WR Caleb Benning, son of former Husker running back Damon Benning, receives a scholarship offer from Nebraska.

On Thanksgiving Day fifty years ago today, this happened. Follow the link to check out the Game of the Century coverage from back in the day, and hear the original Lyell Bremser radio call at noon. | Slideshow

A 3-8 team college football favored against a 9-2 team? That hasn’t happened since at least 1978 and probably ever, says ESPN’s Chris Fallica.

Stay or go? Multiple senior day honorees are part of the the 2022 puzzle.*

Scouting the Hawkeyes, who have cooled off a bit after a bit after a 6-0 start: DN, LJS,* OWH,* HOL, Fox

Cara Loken of Nebraska and Rusty Boruff of Iowa will be honored as citizen heroes at Friday’s game.

November 24, 2021

Iowa boy and Nebraska legend Trev Alberts brings a new dynamic* to the Huskers-Hawkeyes rivalry, Tom Shatel writes. | Small-town pride*

There’s a “very good chance” Jaquez Yant will return to action Friday against Iowa, running backs coach Ron Brown says on the radio. | More*

Here’s the TV Depth Chart for this weekend’s games.

Dave Feit looks at the remarkable similarities and significant differences between the two Nebraska quarterbacks named Martinez.

Quarterback isn’t likely to be the only position where the Huskers be without their usual starter Friday. Go here for coverage from Wednesday’s practice. | Updates & discussion

Take advantage of the Black Friday membership special for the bulletin board.

The Iowa rivalry carries extra weight, but Nebraska just needs to beat somebody — anybody — of substance,* Dirk Chatelain writes.

A Husker fan’s obituary and parting wish went viral, and now it has been turned into a fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Nebraska.

Athlon Sports and College Football News preview the game, and both are predicting a tight final score but with opposite outcomes. | More picks

Chuck Long will be on live tonight with Travis Justice and Rob Zatechka.

November 23, 2021

Nebraska has its hands full with Tennessee State before pulling away for a 79-73 win.

The Iowa game will be the Nebraska finale for tight end Austin Allen,* who is turning pro rather than returning for a fifth season.

Iowa receiver and Nebraska legacy Keagan Johnson expects it to be a “surreal experience” Friday in Memorial Stadium.

Nebraska is without its No. 1 quarterback, but that puts Iowa in a bit of a guessing game* as the Hawkeyes deal with injury issues of their own on defense.*

Dave Feit says the Wisconsin game showed that effort, heart and hustle have never been the issue for the 2021 Huskers.

November 22, 2021

Adrian Martinez is out with a shoulder injury for the Iowa game, and Logan Smothers will start in his place. Go here for all the coverage and commentary from Monday’s presser. | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Game notes | Flip sheet

After yet another close loss, Nebraska earns team of the year status in this weekly look at suffering in college football.

November 21, 2021

Hiring a coordinator solely for special teams* might be something Scott Frost simply cannot avoid, Parker Gabriel writes. More day-after commentary and analysis: Peterson, Sipple,* McKewon,* Washut.

Husker Doc Talk: Blown calls, statistics vs. the basics, and the Heroes Game.

Husker Dan: These guys never quit

The 3-8 Huskers open as four-point favorites against the 9-2 Hawkeyes. | Stats matchup | “Yardage isn’t winning”*

Here are the Huskers’ Pro Football Focus snap counts and position grades on offense and defense against Wisconsin.

ThotDoc’s Brain Droppings on the Wisconsin game.

This week in Husker history: The Game of the Century, plus a number of other tussles with the Sooners.

November 20, 2021

Wisconsin 35, Nebraska 28. The Huskers once again hang tough against a top-25 opponent, but too many big plays by the Badgers and a last-second DPI no-call seal Nebraska’s fate in Madison. Go to the game page for coverage. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Carriker gut reaction | All Huskers recap | Postgame presser | Big Red Over-Reaction

The Husker women hit triple digits yet again in a thrashing of North Carolina Central. | More

Follow the Wisconsin game and get live stats updates with Fanalytix.

November 19, 2021

After a tumultuous off week, the Huskers’ mettle will be tested Saturday against Wisconsin. Here are the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2),* Omaha (1, 2)* and Milwaukee (1, 2). | Gameday wrap | Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Polzin,* Callahan.

Here are a couple of game previews from Badger country (1, 2), while the predictions continue to roll in. | Sirles’ film session

Nebraska is just one of the giants of the ’80s and ’90s that have fallen on hard times.*

November 18, 2021

Coach Scott Frost says on the radio that he and Adrian Martinez have been discussing the quarterback’s 2022 options* “for a long time,” and “we’ll figure that out in about nine days.” | Video

Ben Stille, working on his second master’s degree, earns Academic All-District recognition for a third consecutive year.

Nebraska is “beat up a little bit” at running back heading into the Wisconsin game. Go here for more from Thursday’s practice. | Updates & discussion

Jordan Fox and Athlon Sports preview the game, and both pick Wisconsin to win by 11. | More predictions

Adam Carriker has some thoughts on the style of offense Nebraska should run next season.

Wisconsin’s numbers on defense are daunting, but the Badgers have faced little in the way of mobile quarterbacks.*

November 17, 2021

Braelon Allen* was on track to be a linebacker, but now he’s the latest potent Wisconsin running back Nebraska must deal with. | Scouting the Badgers: DN, OWH, LJS*

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