vs. Virginia Tech
Sept. 19, 2009 — 2:30 p.m. CDT, ABC/ESPN2
Richmond Times Dispatch
Newport News Daily Press
Ticket info | Stadium diagram
Pregame pressStories leading up to the game are listed here in reverse chronological order.
The Huskers sense an opportunity, but are they ready for this stiff road test? Get your scene-setters from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3), Omaha (1, 2), Grand Island, Roanoke (1, 2), Richmond (1, 2, 3), Newport News (1, 2), Norfolk (1, 2), Washington (1,* 2,* 3), Lynchburg, Kansas City and San Antonio. Commentary: Sipple, Shatel, Babcock, McKewon
Tommie Frazier talks about the game and containing Tyrod Taylor.
Sam McKewon goes over his five keys to Saturdays game.
Matt OHanlons story is all about never giving up on a dream.
A phenom since age 14, tailback Ryan Williams had to wait to play in Blacksburg. More about Tech: Tyrod Taylor, Thursday notes
Itll be the first NU road trip for Tyrone Fahie, but hes been places.
Ricky Henry has been able to keep his fiery side under control.
Let the season begin in earnest: The Colonel is stirring.
Jason Peter wants to see a meaner streak in Ndamukong Suh.
Its make or break time for the Hokies, says a Virginia columnist.
Two true freshmen take on key special-teams roles: Tech punt returner Jayron Hosley and NU long snapper P.J. Mangieri.
Zac Lee the playmaker has proved adept at game management.
The early predictions are running strongly in favor of the Hokies.
The Huskers say they're entering the rematch with greater confidence and maturity than a year ago. Tuesday notes: 1, 2
Know the foe: Tyrod Taylor is no longer just an athlete lining up at QB. Linebacker Cam Martin knows about playing through pain. Freshman tailback David Wilson is off to a fast start.
Steve Sipple says its an opportune time for Roy Helu to step up.
The playing time true freshmen are getting could provide a boost to recruiting.
The VA Tech Sidetrack concerts are approaching sellout status.
Sam McKewon: Weeks like this are part of the reason Ndamukong Suh returned.
Jacob Hickman says the silent snap count might be needed Saturday.
Tickets for the game are commanding hefty prices.
Bo Pelini downplays the road-game and big-game factors. Video from Tuesdays press conference: Pelini, Hickman, Suh, Lee
Are the Huskers ready for a big step up? Tad Stryker takes a look.
Heres an Xs & Os look at how Techs defense has adapted to spread offenses.
The Sidetrack Band VA Tech concerts get a change of venue and add a tailgate.
Join the Sidetrack Band at the VA Tech game.
Virginia Tech, returning 17 starters, is setting the bar higher for itself this year.