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Red-White spring game

April 14, 2007 — 12:30 p.m.
Memorial Stadium, Lincoln

Pregame press
Stories on winter conditioning and spring drills are listed here in reverse chronological order.
The Huskers will be looking for playmakers at quarterback other positions today as fans get their spring fix. More: six thing to watch for, seven Huskers to watch.
Going to the game? Print out the Red-White rosters (and even your tickets) before you go. And check out these other things to do on campus, and don't forget the HuskerPedia Hangout tailgate.
Husker tradition is on the minds of many of those at the reunion golf outing.
About 80 recruiting prospects are expected at the spring game.
Linebacker Nick Covey refuses to let injuries keep him down.
Danny K's in Orange, CA, will host a CFN watch party at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Ted Gilmore seeks better consistency from his wide receivers, and Kevin Cosgrove looks for big plays from the defense.
Frank Solich briefly returns to Lincoln in conjunction with the reunion golf outing.
The spring game has become much more than a scrimmage.
Sam Keller and Joe Ganz will take turns directing the No. 1 offense Saturday.
Andre Jones hopes to give the kickoff-return game a spark.
NFL Network subscribers can see a tape-delayed telecast of the spring game.
The spring game program (a de facto media guide) is available for downloading.
ESPN.com looks at the closer-than-expected competition at quarterback.
Buddy Wyatt embraces the rebuilding job now underway on the defensive line.
Football apparently has become more fun these days for Marlon Lucky.
Lydon Murtha says it's time to step up. Todd Peterson learns the rise and shine* routine. Practice moves outdoors for the first time this spring.
Steve Warren talks about Friday's Dream.org charity fundraiser. KEVT
The seniors on the team get lessons in leadership.
Words from the wounded: "I'm not missing any more games," Cody Glenn declares. "It's another little hill to climb," says QB Zac Lee.
Stop by the HuskerPedia Hangout tailgate before the Spring Game.
Joe Ganz* is upbeat after the Huskers' spirited, 80-play scrimmage on Saturday. KEVT
The linebacking corps hopes to avoid the injury bug. Steve Octavien sees some action at rush end.
Placekickers* Jake Wesch and Alex Henery try to seize an opportunity. Ndamukong Suh shows his versatility. Rickey Thenarse thrives on the big hit.* Notes from Friday: 1, 2, 3
Zach Potter plans to fill Adam Carriker's shoes by being himself.
The offensive players get used to the quarterbacks' individual quirks.
J.B. Phillips: Is he a tight end or a fullback?* Sometimes a little of both.
Cody Glenn plays with pain as his foot injury still hampers his running.
Redshirt freshman Keith Williams is ready to contribute at offensive guard. Notes from Wednesday: 1, 2, 3
Zack Bowman's injury makes this spring seem like a flashback to Andre Jones.
Corey McKeon assesses the state of the defense and QBs Ganz and Keller.
Kevin Cosgrove expects a speedy recovery for Zack Bowman. Notes from Monday's practice.
Walk-on Andy Poulosky works into contention* at defensive end.
There are a few tickets still available for the DREAM Spring Game event.
It's a pivotal spring for D.J. Jones and other young offensive linemen.
Shukree Barfield is happy to be in Lincoln after his detour through Kansas.
The contenders at fullback have big shoes to fill.
Zack Bowman's injury puts the cornerbacks on the hot seat.
Bill Callahan's drive to learn brings a parade of coaches to town.
The defense has the upper hand in Saturday's scrimmage.
The Saints' Sean Payton comes away impressed by Friday's practice. photos
Marcus Mendoza makes an early impression with his speed.
Will Henry works overtime at improving* his receiving skills.
Dueling golf outings on the day before the spring game raise some eyebrows.
Zack Bowman's knee injury is expected to sideline him for 4½ to 6 months.
Injuries strike Zack Bowman and Kenny Wilson. Wednesday notes: 1, 2, 3 KETV
Patrick Witt is glad to have a head start on learning the ropes at quarterback.
Shukree Barfield aims for a starting spot this fall on the defensive line.
It's a day for attention to focus on the defense: Larry Asante brings determination and hard hitting to the strong-safety* position, and Zach Potter's opportunity is finally at hand.* Notes from Monday: 1, 2 photos
Matt Slauson (1, 2) and Major Culbert (1, 2, 3) deal with their position switches.
Football is just one challenge for Pierre Allen. Notes from Saturday: 1, 2, 3
The cornerbacks are gunning for more interceptions, and Randy Jordan wants the I-backs to have a sense of urgency. Notes from Friday: 1, 2, 3
Maurice Purify sets high goals for himself, and Zack Bowman intends to improve on his strong finish in 2005. Beau Davis is driven by the hope for redemption.
Carl Nicks aims to be a force at the "money spot" at left tackle. Thursday notes.
Sam Keller is issued a citation for disturbing the peace.
Maurice Purify drops some pounds after getting an ultimatum from Ted Gilmore.
The pace is fast as Sam Keller begins his push* for the QB job. Notes: 1, 2
Join several former Huskers on Friday night before the Spring Game.
Spring drills begin today,* and finding a fullback is on the coaches' "to do" list. More: Bo Ruud (1, 2), notes (1, 2*).
Bill Callahan talks about the competition at QB on the eve of spring drills.
The 2007 Blackshirts have leaders, Kevin Cosgrove says.
Bill Callahan says the Huskers' are on course for further improvement in 2007.
Shawn Watson is set to fine-tune, not overhaul, the Husker offense.
All eyes are on the QB race, but there's competition at all positions, and the LJS lists a dozen players to watch. Spring-practice notes, and a Callahan Q&A.
Who will step up this season into leadership roles on the defense?
Maurice Purify has added some weight that he hopes to shed.
Carl Nicks is set to take over the left tackle spot on the O-line.
Zack Bowman will be held out of spring contact but intends to bring excitement to the defense in the fall.
Jeff checks in with a pre-spring Scarlet Commentary.
O-line woes: Mike Huff is injured, and tackle Chris Patrick's status is uncertain.
Joe Ganz is ready to make a serious run at the starting QB job.
Zac Taylor returns from the NFL Combine disappointed in his 40-yard-dash time.
Sam Keller works at learning the offense as he faces a fight for the QB job. KETV
Cody Glenn works toward being back in action for spring practice.
Marlon Lucky leaves the hospital and gets ready to resume winter workouts.
Injuries force Kenny Wilson and Cody Glenn to skip winter conditioning.


Week of March 5:
Winter conditioning ends

March 21:
Spring practice begins

March 30-31:
Spring coaches clinic

April 14:
Red-White game & tailgate