August 8, 2020

The LJS identifies the winners and losers in the Big Ten’s scheduling shuffle.

Rob Zatechka says play football. He explains why in the latest Husker Doc Talk.

This brief video provides some glimpses of Saturday’s practice.

The Big Ten orders that fall camp practices remain in no-pads mode until further notice. | No MAC this fall | Barry Alvarez: Very concerned | Discuss

Experience is thin at wide receiver, but there’s star power.

August 7, 2020

Here are some moments from Friday’s practice, the first official session of fall camp.

Season-ticket holders will be given options for the 2020 season, including full refunds. | Moos’ letter

Central Florida is the transfer destination of 2020 Husker signee Jaiden Francois.

Adam Carriker looks at each game on the schedule and predicts a 6-4 season.

Former Husker Randy Gregory expresses frustration over the delay in his quest for reinstatement in the NFL.

August 6, 2020

An uncertain season is far better than no season in Husker Dan’s view.

With fall camp kicking off Friday, here are primers from the LJS and Hail Varsity. | Storylines: 1, 2

Mario Verduzco discusses Adrian Martinez’s mind-set, his battle with injuries and more about the quarterbacks. | Audio

The LJS’s countdown of most intriguing Huskers for 2020 ends with receiver Omar Manning at No. 1.

Purdue star Rondale Moore is opting out of the 2020 season to focus on preparation for the NFL draft.

Nebraska is unranked in the coaches’ poll, but the Huskers do get votes. Five NU opponents are ranked, topped by Ohio State at No. 2.

A group of Husker athletes is requesting much greater minority representation in athletic leadership positions at Nebraska.

August 5, 2020

Bill Moos says on the radio that the Big Ten’s schedule provides “leeway to call an audible when we need to.” | Audio | Knowns & unknowns | Shatel: One week at a time

The Pac-12 is reportedly planning a massive loan program for member schools in the event of a canceled football season.

Bill Moos says Nebraska is “ready for any scenario” regarding attendance restrictions at Memorial Stadium, but he’s hoping the Huskers can have a full house or something close to it.

The College Football Playoff will push back its final rankings to Dec. 20 to await the results of mid-December conference championship games.

Here’s a look at how each conference is approaching the season.

Nouredin Nouili, the transfer O-lineman from Colorado State, says the NCAA has granted him immediate eligibility.

A player advocacy group begins a Big Ten United campaign for additional coronavirus protections, while numerous Huskers tweet their praise of Nebraska’s safety measures.

Jersey numbers of the Huskers’ newcomers have been revealed.

Nebraska will open the season Sept. 5 at Rutgers under the new 10-game schedule released Wednesday by the Big Ten. | All-teams schedule | Medical protocols: 1, 2 | Commentary: Sipple, McKewon,* Callahan, Shatel,* Carriker | Schedule analysis: 1, 2 | Discuss

Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons is expected to opt out of the 2020 season.

August 4, 2020

As the Big Ten’s decision is awaited, there are growing doubts about whether there will be fall football.

Raiders coach Jon Gruden is counting on former Husker Maliek Collins to be a disruptive force on his defensive line.

Former Husker Keven Lightner is in a fight for his life with COVID-19 and could use your help.

Former Huskers Quincy Enunwa and Spencer Long have been released by their NFL teams.

Former Husker Jaevon McQuitty lands at South Dakota,* and Breon Dixon opts for Missouri State.

Minnesota receiver Rashod Bateman, a potential first-round draft pick in 2021, announces he won’t play this season.

August 3, 2020

HuskerOnline previews the competition at quarterback.

Bowl-eligibility rules are likely to change for 2020 because of the season’s scheduling irregularities.

Opponent preview: The Badgers’ defense is shaping up as a salty unit, with nine returning starters.

The Huskers’ late scholarship addition for 2020, defensive back Nadab Joseph, has arrived on campus and is enrolled.

August 2, 2020

Spring football? Let’s hope not, Steven M. Sipple writes.

A group of Pac-12 football players is threatening a boycott unless financial, safety and other demands are met. | Commentary: Shatel, Peterson

Tom Shatel says there’s no shame in wanting a college football season. | Who makes the call?

This week(s) in Husker history: Because of suspensions, the Huskers will be shorthanded in season openers against LSU in 1975 and BYU 40 years later.

August 1, 2020

Rickey Dixon, whose two interceptions helped Oklahoma beat the Huskers in a No. 1-vs.-2 showdown in 1987, has died at age 53 after a lengthy battle with ALS.

The New York Giants have signed former Husker offensive lineman Nick Gates to a two-year contract extension.

July 31, 2020

The annual preseason media poll pegs the Huskers for a fourth-place finish in the Big Ten West.

The Big Ten is still determining whether fall camp can begin next Friday, and there’s no guarantee there will be fall sports at all, the commissioner has told conference athletic directors. | Warren’s letter

July 30, 2020

Tony Tuioti offers insights into his mostly inexperienced defensive linemen and has praise for sophomore defensive end Tate Wildeman. | Audio

Bill Moos calls the continued scheduling uncertainty frustrating and says a move to spring football is the last of several options the Big Ten is considering. | Conference-only for SEC

NCAA is allowing uniform patches for social-justice causes, subject to conference and school approval for each athlete.

Illinois could be better than last year’s bowl squad, but avoiding the Big Ten West cellar again might be tough.

Nebraska has yet to land a defensive lineman for its 2021 recruiting class, but here are several possibilities to keep an eye on.

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