September 25, 2022

Recent history at Power 5 schools indicates Mickey Joseph faces long odds* in trying to land the permanent head coaching job, Sam McKewon writes. More commentary: Sipple: Quest for confidence* | Doc Talk: Timely Bye Week

The Hoosiers have the edge in the stats matchup, but the Huskers open as two-point favorites.

This week in Husker history: Nebraska upsets Michigan in Ann Arbor in Bob Devaney’s second game as Husker head coach.

September 24, 2022

The Huskers’ offensive line needs to find consistency in a hurry. | Opponent status checks

Nebraska volleyball rallies for a hard-fought five-set win over No. 7 Ohio State.

One week after routing the Huskers, Oklahoma falls at home to Kansas State due in large part to a stellar performance by former Husker quarterback Adrian Martinez.

Mickey Joseph says nothing on his résumé can top his work in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.*

Indiana will come to Lincoln next week on the heels of a 45-24 loss to Cincinnati.

Here’s the story of a Nebraska season ticket that’s been in the same family for a full century.*

Former Husker receiver Maurice Purify has stiff-armed alcoholism to become a coach and mentor.

September 23, 2022

Coach John Cook collects his 800th career win as Nebraska volleyball sweeps Michigan State.

Mickey Joseph has received a boost in pay after taking the reins as interim head coach.

Sam Haiby will miss the Husker women’s basketball season with a leg injury.

Friday Husker Tailgate: Nebraska-Oklahoma recap, news of the week and the coaching search with an in-the-process metric.

Being on the wrong side of the turnover margin* is a two-decade trend for the Huskers and isn’t likely to be fixed overnight.

September 22, 2022

Trev Alberts says Twitter reports about supposed coaching candidates* are not to be believed: “I have not yet read anything that I would say is accurate.”

A lengthy planning process for making major improvements to Memorial Stadium* is about to take its first steps. | McKewon commentary*

With about 1,000 Indiana game tickets still available, Trev Alberts* says the sellout streak’s survival is now a “week-by-week” situation.

The regents next week will consider a new multimedia-rights deal for Nebraska athletics and beer sales at Husker basketball games. | Details from Alberts

September 21, 2022

Brian Christopherson offers some observations on a grab-bag of Husker topics, including tackling and recruiting.

It was a “surreal experience” for Husker fan Christian Gosselin when he connected on a 30-yard Kick for Cash field goal during halftime Saturday.

Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Vance Joseph* thinks his brother Mickey can inspire belief as the “ear, fixer and leader” of Nebraska football while building a strong culture.

Doc’s Diagnosis: How the Husker defense got pushed around by the Sooners on the goal line.

September 20, 2022

David Max shares photos from the NU-OU ’70-71 team reunion.

Running back Ajay Allen is done for the year after undergoing surgery for an injury suffered in the Oklahoma game. Go here for much more from Mickey Joseph’s press conference Tuesday. | Updates & discussion

Doc’s Diagnosis: Sad sacks in the Oklahoma game.

Barry Alvarez* on Bill Busch’s stints at Wisconsin: “They wanted to play for him. That’s really important.”

September 19, 2022

Husker Dan wonders if all the coaching changes are done.

Sam McKewon dives into the Huskers’ issues* on both sides of the ball. | Shatel: Urban a poor fit

Dave Feit isn’t ready to call it a wasted season.

The lopsided loss created an opportunity for a number of reserves* to make their case for more playing time.

The Indiana game will have a 6:30 p.m. start and a BTN telecast.

Poll question: Thumbs up or down on Erik Chinander’s firing?

September 18, 2022

Husker Doc Talk: Another sacrifice at the altar of Nebraska football. | Play diagnosis: Early success

Four-star edge rusher Cameron Lenhardt has decommitted from Nebraska. | Class of 2023

Erik Chinander is out, one day after the blowout loss to Oklahoma, and Bill Busch* takes over as defensive coordinator. | Discuss | Commentary: Callahan, Carriker, McKewon,* Sipple,* Just*

Nebraska volleyball sweeps Kentucky on the road.

ESPN’s Pete Thamel throws cold water on a report that Urban Meyer has been contacted about the Nebraska coaching job.

Cole Stukenholtz’s commentary and Thot Doc’s Brain Droppings on the Oklahoma game.

This week in Husker history: Big wins 20 years apart over Alabama and Washington; Bob Devaney’s Nebraska coaching debut; pink slip for Shawn Eichorst.

September 17, 2022

OU 49, NU 14. The Huskers get dominated on both sides of the ball in an unhappy debut for interim coach Mickey Joseph. Go to the game page for coverage. | Tad Stryker: Stage frightful | Highlights | Carriker gut reaction | Big Red Over-Reaction | Postgame presser | Game thread

Tad Stryker: A big reset for the Big Red.

September 16, 2022

It’s a stiff test Saturday against an old rival in Mickey Joseph’s debut at the helm. Get your Nebraska-Oklahoma pregame reads from Lincoln,* Omaha (1, 2),* Oklahoma City and Tulas (1, 2).* Commentary: Keeler, Shatel,* Just,* Tramel,* Sipple,* Christopherson, Callahan.

Mickey Joseph discusses the team’s state of mind, the OU rivalry and more on BTN’s B1G Today show.

ESPN’s Elizabeth Merrill dives into the subject of Nebraska fans and “the curse.” More commentary on the Huskers from out-of-state outlets: Ivan Maisel, Faux Pelini,* Sean Keeler*

Former Husker Jordan Burroughs wins another world title and becomes the most decorated champion in U.S. wrestling history.

Mickey Joseph has a believer* in former Oklahoma lineman Chuck Langston. | The Langston years*

Fifty years after winning the Heisman and less than a year after a brush with death, Johnny Rodgers* still thrives on competition.

Friday Husker Tailgate: The guys discuss the week that was and Saturday’s showdown with the Sooners.

September 15, 2022

On the radio, Mickey Joseph explains some changes he has implemented, including taking back players’ Blackshirts.* | Video

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