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Aug. 5: 105-man roster reports
Aug. 6: First practice; media day
Aug. 10: First practice in full gear
Aug. 11: First two-a-day practices
Aug. 21: Preview party, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 22: Rest of squad reports
Aug. 23: Photo Day, 1:30-3 p.m.
Aug. 25: First day of classes
Aug. 30: First game (Okla. St.)
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Links to coverage, roughly in reverse chronological order:
See who made it onto the schedule posters.
Linebacker Ira Cooper turns into a film student
It's the start of the true Solich era, Bob Hamar writes.
Jammal Lord learns to share the burden.
Joe Dailey makes strides toward becoming one of the freshmen who earn playing time. Ryan Schuler, meanwhile, aims for next year.
Freshman Andy Birkel has a shot at starting, Ron Brown says.
OSU plans to get extensive use out of its top two tailbacks.
Too short? Jake Andersen intends to disprove the doubters.
A sense of new energy prevails at the Preview Party.
Notes from Thursday's practice.
The stakes are high for Barney Cotton and Nebraska, says TSN's Matt Hayes.
It remains a tight race among the top three I-backs. And on the O-line, the competition is hot for playing time.
Barrett Ruud says the team is focused on OSU.
It's taking several players to fill the shoes of DeJuan Groce.
Safety Jerrell Pippens tries his hand at cornerback.
The coaches see promise in Jack O'Holleran's size and quickness.
Both Bullocks brothers could start at their respective safety positions, and Pat Ricketts hangs tough at corner.
The memory of his slain cousin motivates Jake Andersen.
Phil Peetz tries to work his way into the mix at tight end.
Titus Adams loses weight and gains versatility. More from the defense: Demorrio Williams, Benard Thomas.
Brandon Koch moves up the chart at right guard.
Brandon Teamer won't redshirt.
The season gets under way on Husker Preplay.
The K.C. paper looks at NU's defense.
An apparent recurrence of a blood clot sidelines Ryan Schuler.
Jammal Lord enters the Aug. 16th scrimmage a much improved player, Frank Solich says.
How will the I-backs' carries be divvied up?
There could be a silver lining to Kyle Larson's injury.
Wali Muhammad has toughness in his bloodline.
The O-line aims to return to outmuscling the opposition.
Players talk about their tattoos.
Josh Sewell's hard work pays off.
Frank Solich stays busy despite letting go of the offense.
More touches are likely for NU's fullbacks.
Dan Vili Waldrop refocuses on football. More player features: Matt Herian (1, 2), Chad Sievers, David Horne.
The 'Pokes set lofty goals for 2003.
The staff waits for team leaders to emerge.
OSU's staff tries to get a handle on Barney Cotton & Bo Pelini.
The O-line makes an effort to slim down.
Frank Solich picks up some pointers from the NFL champs.
Notes from Saturday's practice.
The Orlando Sentinel shines a spotlight on Jammal Lord.
The staff keeps a close eye on players' weight.
Wali Muhammad hopes to put his sacking skills to good use this fall.
Donald DeFrand makes a run for a starting spot at cornerback. But nobody will earn a Blackshirt quickly.
There's no quit in Jason Lohr.
New for this fall: a calmer Richie Incognito.
Newcomers rack up some good scores in performance testing.
McLaughlin & Pelini: They're not your typical grad assistants.
Last-minute classwork will make OL recruit Darren DeLone late to camp.
From Tom Shatel, some pointers for Frank Solich.
Grueling sprint drills put a new edge on summer conditioning.
Meet the team at the Aug. 21 Big Red Football Preview Party.
Will the 2003 season be Frank Solich's defining moment?
New NCAA rules put an end to freshmen's easing into college life.
All key players who are fighting injuries should be ready to go Aug. 6, Frank Solich says.
Reporters pick NU third in the Big 12 North. Richie Incognito is the only all-conference selection.
Even at the summer workouts, an air of secrecy prevails.
Joe Dailey gets acclimated in Lincoln as fall camp draws near.