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Results | '03 stats.
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Roster | Depth
Results | '03 stats
 Game notes:
pdf only

Stories are listed roughly in reverse chronological order.

Saturday evening marks the start of an era as Bill Callahan tries to prove adept at pushing the right buttons on the field as well as off. More on the 2004 season opener from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), Grand Island (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Omaha ( 1, 2, 3), Quad Cities and Miami.
WIU's Wyatt Green turns heads at outside linebacker.
Coach Callahan urges patience as he addresses the Big Red Breakfast.
Trev Alberts comments on the first game.
Hard work and perfectionism propel Barrett Ruud toward Jerry Murtaugh's record.
The Colonel is glad the waiting is almost over.
Papers in New York, Denver, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Boston offer their takes on the Callahan debut.
A Husker fan has an open letter to Coach Callahan.
Commentary: Khus the Red, Husker Dan.
Coach Patterson's thoughts on Nebraska.
Fans are encouraged to take part in a new tradition.
Joe Dailey and Kurt Mann gear up for their first starts.
NU makes final preparations for the opener. Also, notes from the WIU side.
Some press from the opponent.
Sandro DeAngelis aims to keep his focus and his starting job.
Willie Amos knows that speed alone won't cut it at wide receiver.
The coach's game face is on.
The Leathernecks are no strangers to Division 1-A competition: 1, 2
Tuesday's press conference provides insight on the suspensions, which include Richie Incognito.
Bill Busch is looking for a good return man.
Bill Callahan feels solid about the depth chart, and Ryan Goodman is shocked.
Bill Callahan is anxious about the opener but not about the pregame pep talk.
Joe Dailey must be kept healthy.
Western Illinois game no "gimme".
Huskers.com Western Illinois press release.
Meet the Western Illinois offensive and defensive linemen. (subscription)
Western Illinois has returning depth at receivers.
Fred Layne and Justin Langan were named to the I-AA.org Preseason All-America Team.
The Western Illinois wallpaper is now available.
Western Illinois is ranked 12th in the 1-AA pre-season poll.