vs. Iowa State
Oct. 7, 2006 — 7 p.m. CDT, ABC regional
Des Moines Register
Iowa State Daily
Stories leading up to the game are listed here in reverse chronological order.
Kurt Mann's illness* was "really serious," OL coach Dennis Wagner says.
Bill Callahan expects Dan McCarney to have tricks up his sleeve for this game.
The Cyclones try to turn around their poor defensive numbers.
A gold-clad crowd* will try to make things difficult for NU in Ames.
NU's starting safeties discuss some of the ins and outs of their positions.
Center Brett Byford is grateful for his time on the big stage.* Kurt Mann,* meanwhile, makes the travel squad.
Which team has the advantage at quarterback?
NU's quick-strike capability* gives defenses something to worry about.
His sacks are fewer in 2006, but Adam Carriker* remains a force.
The Lincoln paper provides a breakdown of the Cyclones.
Check ABC's coverage map to see whether the game will air in your area.
The Sports Network predicts a 34-21 NU victory, but three of five pickers at CBS Sportsline say ISU will win.
Cornerbacks learn to endure the heat of pressure and criticism.
The Blackshirts say that their confidence is intact and that the crowd noise* contributed to some of their problems* on Saturday. More* from Tuesday's news conference. Notes: 1, 2, 3.* Video: Players | Callahan
Kurt Mann and Steve Octavien return to practice.
The eight Nebraskans* on ISU's roster gear up for Saturday's game.
The Blackshirts* look for answers* as they prepare for dangerous* ISU quarterback Bret Meyer. Iowa State, meanwhile, faces questions of its own.
The nonconference schedule duped us all, Steven Sipple writes.
Next week's foe, Iowa State, survives a scare from Div. I-AA Northern Iowa. See how the Huskers and Cyclones match up statistically.
The Cyclones enter 2006 with a solid nucleus in place, particularly on offense.