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Texas vs. Nebraska

Oct. 21, 2006 — 11:10 a.m. CDT, ABC-TV
Memorial Stadium, Lincoln

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Pregame press

Stories leading up to the game are listed here in reverse chronological order.
Are the Huskers ready to make the leap* back to prominence?* And are the Longhorns ripe for an upset? Before we find out later today, peruse the game-day coverage from the papers in Omaha,* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), Grand Island (1, 2),* Austin (1, 2, 3, 4),* Dallas (1, 2),* Houston, San Antonio and Fort Worth. Dozens of predictions here.
Texas' defensive coordinator assesses the Husker offense.
A look way back at Nebraska's 1960 win over the Longhorns.
Tight ends coach Shawn Watson says it's been a great week* of practices and that the Huskers will be aggressive on offense.
NU this year has doubled the challenge for opposing defensive coordinators.
The big stage* doesn't seem to rattle small-town product Colt McCoy.*
Corey McKeon's* status will be determined today. More NU notes: 1, 2, 3
A look at the four members of college football's 800-win club.
Texas DE Tim Crowder improves via film study. UT notes: 1, 2
Greg Austin says he owes it to his teammates to play with pain.*
NU's four-headed running game continues to draw attention: 1, 2,* 3
Mike Rozier will be honored at halftime of Saturday's game.
A Texas columnist suspects Bill Callahan has an inkling to return to the NFL.
Maurice Purify makes a big impact in spite of his backup role.
Perseverence pays off for the Blackshirts who weathered the coaching change.*
Writing about sportsmanship, a K.C. columnist contrasts the 1998 NU-Texas game with last weekend's brawl in Florida.
Texas' offensive coordinator sizes up the Nebraska defense.
The Fort Worth paper looks at NU's tailback tag team* and UT's tight ends.*
The memory of his late father fuels Brandon Jackson's hunger to compete.*
Monte Kiffin's tutelage has helped Gene Chizek bring sizzle* to the UT defense.
The Lincoln paper offers its breakdown of the Longhorns.
"Roll left" is remembered 10 years after the play helped Texas upset Nebraska.
UT's Lombardi Award semifinalist, Justin Blalock, and his O-line mates have had do some shifting of positions. Wednesday notes from the Texas camp: 1, 2, 3
Maurice Purify strives to be a difference-maker.* Ndamukong Suh makes the most of his playing time. video
Steve Octavien is back* in a Blackshirt as NU continues prepping for UT. video
Here is the ABC coverage map for Saturday's game.
Texas' defensive secondary gets two key players back.
NU could gain prestige with a signature win in a series that's been one-sided.*
The Longhorns seem to relish hostile environments.
Zac Taylor aims to improve his game and wants plenty of crowd noise when the Texas offense is huddling. Cody Glenn says the run game* is ready for its big test. More from Tuesday's press conference: Purify,* Glenn, Teafatiller,* Patrick,* Notes (1, 2*), Video (1, 2).
Mack Brown makes note of the Huskers' resurgence* in the running game.* More quotes and notes from Monday: 1,* 2, 3, 4, 5 video
The Texas secondary is feeling some heat.
Mack Brown makes note of the Huskers' resurgence* in the running game.* More quotes and notes from Monday: 1,* 2, 3, 4, 5 video
Can the home crowd be a difference-maker for NU on Saturday?
The Huskers aren't the only ones spreading around the tailback duties.
Another fast start* would boost NU's chances against Texas.*
See how the Longhorns and Huskers match up statistically, and pore over the pregame notes: NU, UT.
Up next is Texas, which defeated Baylor 63-31 on Saturday.
RealFootball365 previews the Texas game.
Texas must start over at QB as Vince Young decides to turn pro.
Bill Callahan watches the 2006 Rose Bowl with an eye on two opponents in the coming season.