September 21, 2017

Husker commit Joshua Moore isn’t buying into the negativity.

Carlos Davis is liking the strides made by twin brother Khalil.

An analysis of Nebraska’s ground game against Northern Illinois finds costly O-line lapses. | Formation chess match

A New Jersey columnist notes the differences in how a 1-2 start is received in Piscataway and Lincoln.

Adam Carriker gives his Rutgers four keys and prediction. | Athlon previewMore picks | Poll question: Will Huskers rebound?

September 20, 2017

Nebraska’s wide receivers realize surer hands* will be needed against a Rutgers defense that can force opponents to air things out.

Jeremy Pernell asks, How hot should Mike Riley’s seat be?

Scouting the Scarlet Knights: 12* | No Huddle preview

Growing confidence in the young secondary has allowed the front seven on defense to play less conservatively. | Rotation-heavy approach* | Notes*

Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for Saturday are available now.

HuskerMax’s move to a new system ran into some bugs Wednesday night, so we will try again later. Here are a few details.

The Washington Post weighs in on the state of the program.

A Florida columnist says Nebraska is no place for Scott Frost.

Sophomore Christian Gaylord says he’s ready if needed to start at right tackle. | Questions at linebacker

The start of conference play provides the Huskers an opportunity for a new beginning, Tommy Rezac writes. | Rutgers preview

Tommie Frazier joins Adam Carriker to discuss fixing Nebraska’s issues on the field, leadership in difficult moments and more. | Andy Staples’ take

Cameron Jurgens and Bookie Radley-Hiles say their commitment* to Nebraska remains solid.

Nebraska without football? Charlie McBride shudders at the thought in the latest “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes.

Rutgers coach Chris Ash has tasted victory against the Huskers five times as an Iowa State and Wisconsin assistant.

September 19, 2017

Scott Booker remains confident in De’Mornay Pierson-El on punt returns despite the senior’s “bad decisions” in the last two games.

Walk-on running back Wyatt Mazour is dealing with another “out-of-nowhere injury” but is still living his dream.

As an assistant to Bob Devaney, Tom Osborne was instrumental in establishing Nebraska’s recruiting roots in California.

Tanner Lee says the offense is motivated and focused on improving. On defense, Bob Diaco sees short- and long-term benefits from the rotation in the front seven. More from Tuesday’s practice: Videos | Audio | Notes: 12,* 3,* 4 | Photos: 12*

Nebraska remains in the running for five-star recruit Micah Parsons.

Husker Chalk Talk recaps Saturday’s performance by “Team Schizophrenia.” | Tale of the Tape: Blocking blunders

The Blackshirts know their improvement Saturday wasn’t good enough.

There will be brothers on opposing rosters when Rutgers comes to Lincoln. | Nine things to know

Rob Zatechka takes stock of the state of the Huskers and Mike Riley’s job security in the latest Husker Doc Talk.

Chancellor Ronnie Green* says he’s “certainly frustrated” with the team’s performance but urges fans to continue supporting* the players.

Tanner Lee has bounced back from physical beatdowns, but now he faces a psychological one, Sean Keeler writes. | A rough go at Rutgers

Bookie Radley-Hiles says Saturday’s defeat is a lesson, and “how you respond to the situation makes you who you are.” | TV interview*

Dave Feit recaps what went wrong and a few things that went right against Northern Illinois. | Athlon: What’s next?

Nebraska is just the latest Big Ten victim of a MAC attack.

September 18, 2017

“condensed” game plan* is among the possible solutions for Nebraska’s ailing offense. | Third-down woes*

Tom Shatel says the Huskers have talent but need more want-to.*

Ameer Abdullah earns Gruden Grinder honors on Monday Night Football.

Coach Mike Cavanaugh says poor communication along the O-line contributed to the offense’s struggles in the trenches Saturday. More from the Huskers’ practice Monday: Video | Notes: 12,* 3,* 4 | Updates

The $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy is making a comeback, and it will support a couple of good causes.

A hamstring injury will force linebacker Marcus Newby to miss the Rutgers game, and a broken bone in Matt Farniok’s wrist may force some O-line shuffling. Meanwhile, Mike Riley says he understands fans’ frustration and says, “We have all we need here to win.” More from Monday’s presser: Videos | McKewon recap | Mental battle | Christopherson’s 5 takes

Adam Carriker throws away his notes on the NIU game and gives a big-picture perspective on the program. | Forde: Danger zone

HuskerOnline takes a deep dive into the Huskers’ deal with Adidas.

Barry Switzer recalls being a center in college and telling Dave Rimington about it in the latest Through These Gates: The Lost Tapes.

September 17, 2017

Day-after commentary and analysis: Christopherson | McKewon* | Sipple* | Husker Mike | Chatelain* | “Throwing pains” | “Thin red line”

Former Husker Keyuo Craver will be at the Rutgers pregame tailgate.

Chris Weber is honored with the 2017 Sam Foltz Memorial Scholarship.

Freshman Jonathan Lewis has Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill rethinking his aversion to playing two QBs. | NU-Rutgers stats matchup

Nebraska tops this week’s Misery Index from USA Today.

Postmortems of Saturday’s game: Big Red Replay | Frazier & Carriker

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

September 16, 2017

Up next is Rutgers, a 65-0 winner over Morgan State.