2 0 0 1    R I C E    P R E G A M E Stories are listed roughly in reverse chronological order.
The Owls say they intend to do much more than just keep it close.
The Huskers say their running game still needs improvement.
Notes from Wednesday's practice.
An American tribute at tonight's game will include fan involvement.
The OWH explains why there's no telecast (and then re-explains it).
Rice's run offense means more duty for Scott Shanle.
Pregame pieces from the OWH (1, 2) and LJS (1, 2).
The Blackshirts bone up on Rice's spread option and the Owls' 5-foot-8 QB.
Erwin Swiney returns to an injury-thinned secondary.
Kickoff is moved back an hour to 7:30.
The Owls are aiming for their first 3-0 start since 1953.
DeJuan Groce rises to the challenge of being the picked-on corner.
An update on stadium security.
Philip Bland gears up for his first start.
Craig Bohl recalls his five seasons as an assistant coach at Rice.
John Gibson is making the most of his sixth year.
Lornell McPherson's quick ascent boosts the secondary.
Eric Crouch discusses the harrowing week, and other players talk about the Thursday night logistics.
See how the top teams have juggled their schedules.
Expect tighter security at Thursday's game.
ESPN looks back at Nov. 23, 1963, when NU and Oklahoma went ahead and played.
The defense is posting some impressive numbers, and one reason why is Jamie Burrow, a.k.a. Rock.
True freshman Philip Bland moves to the top of the depth chart at rover.
The game is postponed until 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. No telecast is planned.
The O-line seems to be coming around.
A look at events in years past that have caused game postponements and cancellations.
"This is more than just coaching now," Ron Brown says.
Ken Hatfield says his Owls face a tall order in the Huskers.
Jon Clanton and Lornell McPherson earn Blackshirts on a defense that is posting impressive numbers.
Jamie Burrow is Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week.
Up next for NU are the unbeaten Owls.
The coaches and players downplay NU's offensive slump in the second half against the Irish and Eric Crouch's low rushing totals so far this season.
It's official: Jason Lohr's injury is a season-ender.
OWH practice reports: M T W T | S M T W
Pregame media guides: Rice pdf | NU html | NU pdf
Depth charts: NU | Rice