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Colorado vs. Nebraska

Nov. 24, 2006 — 2:36 p.m. CST, ABC-TV
Memorial Stadium, Lincoln

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Pregame press

Stories leading up to the game are listed here in reverse chronological order.
As the Huskers prepare for their quest today for a Big 12 North sweep, get your game-day stories from the papers in Omaha,* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Grand Island* (1, 2), Colorado Springs, Boulder and Denver (1, 2). Game predictions here.
CU's Mell Holliday is warned about the distractions of his "homecoming" game.
CU's versatile Bernard Jackson shows improvement as a passer.
Matt Slauson and Greg Austin return to practice. Cody Glenn has a foot injury.
NU and CU have a recent habit of inflicting damage* on each other's aspirations.
Is it time to make Oklahoma-Nebraska a Thanksgiving tradition* again?
Bonus days* of preparation seem to help Callahan & Co.
The Huskers feel there's much room for improvement in the running game.
Ken Hambleton recalls the days when the NU-CU game was big. But NU still intends to play as if a division title were on the line.
With Matt Slauson hobbled, Carl Nicks draws praise after Tuesday's practice.*
The Lincoln paper offers a breakdown of the Buffaloes.
Zac Taylor has been the WCO's accelerator.* More player features: Brandon Jackson,* Todd Peterson,* Greg Austin (1, 2*) and CU's Mason Crosby (1,* 2).
Husker Dan offers his Colorado preview.
Tough words* from CU find their way to Lincoln. See what else came up at Monday's news conference. Video: Players | Coach. Quotes from Boulder: 1, 2
The word with Brandon Jackson.
Take a gander at both teams' pregame notes: NU (HTML, PDF) | CU (HTML, PDF)
There are no guarantees next season for Colorado QB Bernard Jackson.
CU's Mell Holliday* aims to prove you can go home again.
Free time comes at a premium for scholar-athlete Dane Todd*
Bill Callahan borrows from John Wooden in building a coaching philosophy.
The Colorado-game edition of MidWest Coast Bias is ready for your ears.
The Husker receiving corps makes strides in its playmaking ability.*
Shawn Watson views the NU-CU series from a different angle these days.
NU looks for answers to its defensive lapses and third-quarter offensive woes.
Maurice Purify's basketball prowess is what sold Ted Gilmore on the receiver.
Former adversaries* Andre Jones and Maurice Purify help each other improve.
NU wraps up bye-week workouts. Defense aims to end its assignment busts.
Dan Hawkins* doesn't expect Colorado to play like a typical 2-9 team.
CU's Dan Hawkins isn't giving the Nebraska game the red-letter treatment.
Steve Octavien hopes to put his injury problems* behind him.
The Buffs' Mell Holliday feels he has something to prove against NU.
Todd Peterson is ready to play any role. Notes from Wednesday: 1,* 2,* 3, 4
Younger players form a solid foundation* for the O-line's future.
With an eye on ending its 3rd-quarter woes, the team returns to practice.* video
Kurt Mann tries to remain positive* as his playing time dwindles.
Maron Lucky says his mix of running and receiving plays to his strengths.*
Bill Callahan says the bye week provides a welcome break as the Huskers prepare for CU.* Notes from Monday: 1,* 2,* 3
Get ready for the Colorado game with your NU OWNS Colorado T-shirt.
The Buffs point to Nov. 24 as the "biggest game of our season."
See how the Buffs and the Huskers stack up in the stats department.
Up next is Colorado, a winner Saturday against Iowa State.
RealFootball365 previews the Colorado game.
Placekicker Mason Crosby opts to return for his senior season rather than jump to the NFL.
Former CU offensive coordinator Shawn Watson joins the Nebraska staff as tight ends coach.