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Stories are listed roughly in reverse chronological order.
Game-day table-setters come to you courtesy of the Omaha World-Herald (1, 2, 3), Lincoln Journal-Star (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), Grand Island Independent, AP, Nebraska StatePaper, Montgomery Advertiser (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).
Troy QB Brock Nutter and the Trojans' offense have NU's attention.
From down Alabama way, a game preview and a sense of the excitement as the town rallies behind the team.
It isn't just mop-up duty for walk-on Pat Ricketts.
Dahrran Diedrick gears up for his first start.
Columns from the Desert Husker and Wild Hoss.
Larry Blakeney's news conference (audio).
The people of Troy get fired up.
Steve Alstadt makes the most of a second chance.
The Trojans work on slowing Eric Crouch.
Making an early impact is nothing new for Barrett Ruud, No. 2 middle linebacker.
The O-line is out to redeem itself after Saturday's miscues. The defense, meanwhile, vows not to rest.
Dahrran Diedrick is back atop the depth chart at I-back, but the kicking job is still up for grabs, Frank Solich says at his weekly news conference.
Troy State's offense is an unknown quantity, but the Trojans do have some weapons. Here's a report on TSU's Tuesday practice.
An intestinal bug keeps Crouch & Craver out of Tuesday's practice.
The late-reporting players, including kicker Josh Brown, give NU a full complement to work with at Monday's practice.
Troy State coach Larry Blakeney is no stranger to Memorial Stadium. But his team enters uncharted waters as a 53-point underdog.
It's been a frustrating road for Trojan LB Corey Sears.
Frank Solich says mental breakdowns caused many of the offense's troubles Saturday.
It was baptism by fire for young rover Philip Bland.
Milt Tenopir says there's nothing too alarming about the offense's troubles with the blitz. Jeremy Slechta sees room for improvement on defense.
Eric Crouch and Kyle Larson earn Big 12 player-of-the-week honors.
For Troy State and its veteram QB, it's a big game that's part of a big move up. On Saturday, the Trojans tuned up their new offense in the team's final scrimmage.
Three hundred Troy State tickets go on sale.
The Montgomery paper takes a look at the Trojans' prospects for 2001: 1, 2, 3, 4
A Troy State linebacker is a Nebraska fan.
The Trojans begin work on Nebraska.
Troy State prepares: part I | part II
Scrimmages: 1, 2, 3
Troy State gears up for its leap to Division 1-A.
Troy State's coach talks about the opener vs. NU.
Media guides: TSU pdf | NU html | NU pdf
Depth charts: NU | TSU
OWH practice reports: M T W T F