September 21, 2021

Gabe Ervin had knee surgery today and will miss the rest of the season. Go here for more updates from Tuesday’s practice.

Matt Talbot needs volunteers for their Huskers helping the homeless 2021 drive.

September 20, 2021

Adam Carriker assesses the Huskers’ chances of earning a bowl berth.

Nebraska quarterback commit Richard Torres’ senior season has been cut short by a season-ending ACL injury.

The Huskers met the press Monday as they kicked off a week of preparation for their second straight road game against a ranked opponent. Go here for coverage and video. | Manning opens up | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Game notes | Flip sheet

Here are five under-the-radar plays that stood out in the Oklahoma game.

Husker Dan: Close but no cigar

September 19, 2021

Dr. Rob Zatechka says the biggest problem with the offensive line is the scheme. More commentary and analysis: Sipple,* Gabriel,* Peterson, McKewon,* Callahan, Washut.

The Huskers open as underdogs by about a field goal to Michigan State. | Stats matchup

Here are the Pro Football Focus snap counts and grades for Nebraska’s offense and defense against Oklahoma.

This week in Husker history: Two touchdowns just six seconds apart spark a 34-14 win over Florida State.

September 18, 2021

Oklahoma 23, Nebraska 16. The Huskers battle toe to toe with the nation’s No. 3 team, but special-teams blunders prove costly. | Game page | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser | Carriker gut reaction | Big Red Over-Reaction

Next week’s opponent, Michigan State, rolls past Miami. 38-17.

September 17, 2021

So much has already been said and written this week about Saturday’s matchup against Oklahoma, but here’s one final pregame blast from Lincoln,* Omaha* and OKC. Commentary: Keeler, Sipple,* Shatel,* Emig, Callahan.

At 377 home games and counting, erstwhile HuskerMax columnist Colonel Mustard is the subject of a KETV feature.

Dave Feit has some hot takes on Nebraska-Oklahoma topics, including the mutual respect thing.

Middle-Aged Ball Coach breaks down three key matchups for the Huskers against Oklahoma.

Eye discipline will be key in defending against OU’s Spencer Rattler. | Game predictions

Mike Stuntz and other players involved with Black 41 Flash Reverse* look back 20 years on the pivotal trick play against Oklahoma. | More NU-OU defining moments* | A big “what if” in 2010* | Rivalry recap

September 16, 2021

Former Husker offensive lineman Nick Gates suffers a broken leg in the New York Giants’ game against Washington.

Matt Lubick discusses the running backs, Friday scrimmages* and more on the radio.

You can rewatch highlights of 1971 Nebraska-Oklahoma with Tom Osborne and Barry Switzer now. | Game voted No. 1 | Osborne and series’ revival*

Lincoln Riley says the availability of a couple of hobbled Sooners could go “down to the wire” Saturday.

With “a lot to gain and very little to lose,” Scott Frost says he hopes the Huskers can “play stress-free” Saturday in Norman. Go here for more from Thursday’s post-practice press session. | Updates & discussion

Game of the Century flashback: Joe Blahak

Adam Carriker looks at four ways to get better blocking from an offensive line.

September 15, 2021

The OWH* and LJS* scout the Sooners. | OU expert’s take

Dave Feit saw glimmers of a vision taking shape in the win over Buffalo.

The “national anthem” of Husker football: Lyell Bremser’s legendary call* of Johnny Rodgers’ unforgettable play.

Should Nebraska give the defense the first crack at the Sooners?

Nebraska-Oklahoma provided a stage for Black stars in the early 1970s.

Johnny Rodgers and Jerry Tagge reflect on the Game of the Century in this five-minute segment from Nebraska Public Media. | Behind-the-scenes stories | Dodd: Game still resonates | Sporting News’ ’71 story

Nebraska and the Brandr Group have launched a group licensing arrangement for athletes in all 24 Husker varsity sports.

Sam McKewon wonders which Adrian Martinez* Nebraska will get against Oklahoma.

Hatred was fuel for Nebraska back in the day, and Nebraska football in 2021 could use more of it, Dirk Chatelain* writes.

A Big Ten writer breaks down what must change in order for the Nebraska-Oklahoma rivalry to regain national relevance.

As the Sooners look to contain Adrian Martinez, their interior pass rush could be key. | More from the OU perspective

Sporting News and College Football News preview the game and conclude with nearly identical score predictions. | More picks

Game of the Century flashback: Rich Glover

Linebacker Luke Reimer discusses his award-worthy game against Buffalo in a chat with Adam Carriker.

September 14, 2021

Husker Dan: Picking up the pieces. Bulls review and Oklahoma preview

The Associated Press looks at what the Nebraska-Oklahoma rivalry once was.

Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander says the big game is a big opportunity for the Huskers and his Blackshirts. Go here for more from Tuesday’s practice. | here for updates.

Game of the Century flashback: Jeff Kinney

September 13, 2021

Rich Glover will return to the scene of his masterpiece and watch the Huskers and Sooners tangle.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Will the Huskers beat the big point spread Saturday?

Oklahoma’s speed is on the Huskers’ minds as they prepare for Saturday’s game in Norman. Go here for that and more from Monday’s presser. | Not your parents’ rivalry | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Game notes

The Michigan State game gets a 6 p.m. CDT start and an FS1 telecast.

Scott Frost is a key figure in this look back at Florida’s coaching search* four years ago.

Linebacker Luke Reimer is named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after his performance against Buffalo.

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