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Practice reports: M T W T
OWH notes: M T W T
Stories are listed roughly in reverse chronological order.
The state of the Huskers should become clearer tonight. More game-day buildup: Lincoln J-S (1, 2, 3), Gr. Island Indep. (1, 2, 3), Omaha W-H (1, 2), Centre Daily Times (1, 2, 3), Phila. Inquirer, Pitts. Trib.-Review, K.C. Star, Pitts. Post-Gazette, Scranton Times, AP, Dallas Morn. News.
PSU free safety Shawn Mayer will have his hands full.
A winner struggles to win fans' hearts.
For all you road warriors, a guide to State College.
Will a hostile crowd rattle Jammal Lord?
Jerrell Pippins' road to NU began at the Penn Relays.
Kyle Larson's boyhood hobby becomes a boost for the Huskers.
PSU's multiple-threat QB Zack Mills gave his sore elbow a rest last week.
The campus papers roll out their pregame packages: The Collegian (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Daily Nebraskan (1, 2, 3)
A look at the polls, the bowls, and '82 and '94.
Notes from Thursday's practice: 1, 2, 3. Also, PSU notes: 1, 2
A look at the raising of Judd Davies
New stories for Friday, rehashed topics: the 1982 game (1, 2), NU's defense and NU's special teams.
It's a chance for Penn State to make a statement: 1, 2
Altoona wasn't exactly the first choice when the Huskers shopped around for lodging.
Jammal Lord remains cool before his biggest game yet.
Dahrran Diedrick looks to crack the 100-yard mark.
Notes from Wednesday's practice: 1, 2, 3.
A look at Kyle Larson, Scott Shanle and DeJuan Groce (1, 2, 3).
Jerrell Pippins gets a chance to play close to home.
Frank Solich isn't the only staffer with Pennsylvania roots. Also, Penn State has its share of Nebraska connections.
It'll be NU 27, PSU 24, says Tony Mejia, who is joined by four other Sportsline writers in picking Nebraska.
It's a chance for the Blackshirts to exorcise some demons: 1, 2, 3
PSU is in a slump vs. ranked teams.
Big tackle Jimmy Kennedy leads PSU's physical defense.
A Pennsylvania newspaper beholds NU fans' devotion.
Reports from Chris Kelsay and Titus Adams.
Frank Solich, Jammal Lord and Joe Paterno reflect on 9/11.
Notes from Tuesday's practice and press conference.
Quotes from JoPa's news conference: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Four of six TSN writers pick Penn State, but the mag's official call is NU 23, PSU 17.
A look at some not-so-obvious pitfalls of a road game.
The Colonel gears up for the trip to Pennsylvania.
Should PSU be running the option with Zack Mills at QB? Point and counterpoint.
At 75, Joe Paterno is said to have plenty of energy. And despite consecutive losing seasons, the Nittany Lions' national allure appears intact.
Notes from Monday's NU practice: 1, 2, 3
PSU is no slouch against the option.
Tops in the nation in punting average, Kyle Larson passes the credit around.
For Frank Solich, a big game in his former home state.
A look back at the 1982 classic: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
See ABC's coverage map.
The Harmon Forecast says NU 29, PSU 17.
The game can be heard on SportsUSA radio and Armed Forces Radio.
John Garrison once aspired to suit up in blue and white.
DeJuan Groce is named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week.
PSU's defensive coordinator says discipline is key to stopping NU's running game.
NU will try to end its road woes against ranked teams.
Penn State fans attempt to keep the red out.
PSU tries to find ways to use its freshman QB.
NU's special teams have Penn State's attention.
Joe Paterno bemoans his team's week off.
Third-down woes continue to plague PSU's defense.
More about the Nittany Lions' close call in their season opener: 1, 2, 3, 4
Penn State loses a starting safety to injury.
JoePa heaps praise on his huge fullback.
Penn State appears ready to rebound.
JoePa provides candid commentary on Penn State's spring game.
Coverage of PSU's spring game: stats | photos
A Penn State safety is suspended as Joe Paterno discusses the state of his team going into spring.