August 2019 fresh links
AUGUST 31, 2019
Stanley Morgan and Devine Ozigbo are among former Huskers cut* by NFL teams.
Nebraska 35, South Alabama 21. Opportunistic plays on defense help make up for a lackluster showing by the Husker offense. Coverage, commentary and more are accumulating on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser | Photos
Tad Stryker’s gameday survey finds that Wan’Dale Robinson is the new player that fans are most excited about.
The Huskers are by all accounts better equipped physically and mentally than a year ago as they get set to open their second season under Scott Frost against South Alabama. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3), Omaha* and Mobile. Commentary: Sipple, Shatel,* Cavanaugh, Callahan, Peterson, Christopherson
AUGUST 30, 2019
Thanks to all who helped test our new free game chat. The live page is now up and running.
See which recruits and prospects will be visiting Saturday.
Knowing how bad things might have been, Khalil and Carlos Davis understand their upbringing has been “a blessing.”
Grant Wistrom and Jay Foreman are happy too see Scott Frost putting new emphasis on the Blackshirts.
AUGUST 29, 2019
Jeremy Pernell sees a lot to like in the defensive secondary.
Get your limited-edition Nebraska Five-Time Football National Champions bobblehead.
Here are some things to know about, including adjustments to the Unity Walk, if you’re going to Saturday’s game.
This defense of college football concludes with positive examples from Nebraska.
AUGUST 28, 2019
Watch the Big Red Wrap-Up preseason special.
Bill Straub, coach of 12 national champion bowling teams at Nebraska, announces his retirement.
A FiveThirtyEight writer examines the merits of Nebraska’s top-25 preseason ranking after consecutive losing seasons.
An abysmal turnover margin* over the last 15 seasons has been a curse that the Huskers have managed to partially overcome.
Jeremy Pernell sees depth as a concern at linebacker.
South Alabama’s defensive coordinator says containing Adrian Martinez is a more realistic goal than shutting him down.
Sports Illustrated’s bold predictions include a division title for Nebraska.
AUGUST 27, 2019
HuskerOnline tries adding up the costs of putting on a Nebraska football home game.
Nebraska’s total of 16 players who’ve already earned undergraduate degrees is tied for No. 4 nationally.
ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit likes the Huskers’ direction but isn’t ready to make them the Big Ten West favorites.
Jeremy Pernell gives the beefed-up defensive line a B+ in his latest position review.
Walk-on story: Junior wide receiver Todd Honas.
AUGUST 26, 2019
Husker Dan sees Nebraska’s pluses easily outnumbering the minuses as the opener fast approaches.
In the latest Husker Doc Talk, Rob Zatechka weighs in on the responsibility of being a captain, the 2019 alternate uniforms and more.
Scott Frost declared Nebraska to be improved this year at every position group as he and several players met with reporters Monday to preview the season opener. Go here for video and coverage, including news about who got Blackshirts. | Updates & discussion
Monday Morning Quarterback: Will the Huskers dominate on both sides of the ball Saturday?
Jeremy Pernell previews the offensive line and says the unit’s rebuilding is still a work in progress.
AUGUST 25, 2019
Last year’s captains laid down the law and changed the course of a season — and perhaps more.
Rhonda Revelle has been reinstated as softball coach nearly two months after being placed on administrative leave.
From Hail Varsity, a day in the life of Adrian Martinez.
Jeremy Pernell previews the tight ends and says it’s time for the group to step up its production.
“He tackled him too hard”: ESPN looks back 10 years at Ndamukong Suh’s epic senior season at Nebraska.
AUGUST 24, 2019
Steve Sipple notes that there’s a Husker Power element behind Clemson’s rise in football.
Scott Frost has been able to find transfers who can provide immediate help.
Sixth-year senior Jake Luton is selected over former Husker Tristan Gebbia for the starting spot at quarterback at Oregon State.
We have a week to wait until kickoff, but for now there’s this video.
Enter now for a chance to win a tickets-and-lodging package for the Ohio State game, with proceeds benefiting Californians for Nebraska’s Scholarship Fund.
AUGUST 23, 2019
Adrian Martinez was a guest Friday on the Jim Rome Show. Give it a listen here.
Dedrick Mills is thankful for his second chance and says he learned the hard way that “there’s always a consequence, for everything.”
Jeremy Pernell sees the Huskers’ stable of running backs as an improved group over last year.
The sticker prices of tickets for Nebraska’s game in Boulder are the highest ever* at Colorado as CU tries to keep the red out of its home stadium.
AUGUST 22, 2019
Coach Ryan Held feels Nebraska is getting closer having the firepower at running back to be dominating on game day.
Brian Christopherson predicts what the two-deeps on offense will look like.
Linebacker Zach Schlager of McCook is officially on the Nebraska roster after leaving Colorado State.
Nebraska’s 11th opponent, Maryland, has a new coach with a lot of rebuilding to do.
Nebraska is seen as both overrated and underrated in this Big Ten preview and prediction from CBS Sports.
Jeremy Pernell begins his position previews with the quarterbacks.
Here are four rule changes that will affect college football in 2019.
Four of Athlon’s 15 must-see Big Ten games involve Nebraska.
AUGUST 21, 2019
AUGUST 20, 2019
The Huskers haven’t closed the door on adding more in-state scholarship talent to the 2020 recruiting class.
Get a sneak peek of the Day by Day Husker movie in Boulder on Sept. 6th.
Wisconsin has a daunting schedule and some holes to fill, but the Badgers can’t be dismissed as Big Ten West title contenders.
AUGUST 19, 2019
Check out the Huskers’ 2019 alternate uniforms and vote in our poll to give them a thumbs up or down.
See who the honorees are on the defensive side of Husker Dan’s All-Nebraska Dream Team.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Who was the Huskers’ greatest walk-on?
Husker Doc Talk takes up the O-line’s talent and depth, gameday traditions and more.
Here’s a roundup of developments at Nebraska opponents’ fall camps.
AUGUST 18, 2019
Added muscle and improved leverage have made tight end Austin Allen better suited to take on defensive linemen.
Nebraska commit Logan Smothers could add to the list of quarterbacks from Alabama who have excelled at the college level outside the state.
With fall camp two-thirds over, Steve Sipple has several points to ponder, starting with the offensive line.
AUGUST 17, 2019
Congrats to the six current or former football Huskers who received their diplomas Saturday.
AUGUST 16, 2019
Tennessee and Nebraska enter the season in similar situations* two decades after facing each other as top-tier teams.
The Huskers held a situational scrimmage Friday, and Scott Frost provided updates afterward, including the news of a season-ending injury to backup offensive lineman Christian Gaylord. | Updates & discussion | Fall camp schedule
You know the season is near when Brian Brown’s printable schedule arrives. Download it here.
Former Nebraska defensive backs Ralph Brown and Bryan Wilson are bullish on the 2019 Huskers.
AUGUST 15, 2019
If your gameday gear could use an update, check out the new arrivals at the HuskerMax shop, powered by Osborne Family Enterprises.
ESPN’s 150-year ranking of college football programs has Nebraska at No. 8, right behind Yale.
AUGUST 14, 2019
Orah Garst overcame personal hurdles on his way to becoming the Huskers’ director of Football Creative and Engagement.
Wednesday morning’s practice featured media access for the first 45 minutes and comments from the quarterbacks afterward. You can find coverage, videos and photos here. | Updates & discussion | Fall camp schedule
Four Huskers — Tommie Frazier, Dave Rimington, Ndamukong Suh and Johnny Rodgers — fill five first-team spots on CBS Sports’ All-Time All-America Team, and five more earn second-team or honorable-mention recognition.
AUGUST 13, 2019
Here are photos and coverage from Tuesday morning’s practice, which featured comments afterward from defensive coaches and players about Sunday’s scrimmage and new arrival Jahkeem Green. | Updates & discussion | Fall camp schedule
Athlon writers look at each game and predict a 9- or 10-win regular season for the 2019 Huskers.
AUGUST 12, 2019
Last month’s Husker Football Road Race raised $39,000 for the fight against pediatric brain cancer.
Nebraska is No. 7 on Sports Illustrated’s list of Greatest Programs in College Football History.
Husker Dan unveils the members of the offense on his in-state Husker Dream Team.
Husker Doc Talk takes up the first week of fall camp and more, plus there’s an interview with David Max.
Monday Morning Quarterback: How many starting positions do you think are already set?
AUGUST 11, 2019
Tad Stryker sees improvement on the defensive line as key to a resurgence by Nebraska in 2019.
Steve Sipple views head strength coach Zach Duval as No. 2 in importance in the Nebraska football realm.
AUGUST 10, 2019
Steve Sipple sees the Huskers going 8-4 in a season marked by big wins and maddening losses.
Will Shields’ Oklahoma roots are the focus as the former Husker gets set for another hall-of-fame honor.
AUGUST 9, 2019
Juco transfer defensive tackle Jahkeem Green is expected to be enrolled in Lincoln as soon as this weekend.
Former Husker fullback Andy Janovich will miss part of the Denver Broncos’ season because of a pectoral injury.
Nebraska’s eighth opponent, Indiana, has a chance for its first winning season since 2007.
Linebacker JoJo Domann is back, and Scott Frost likes the team’s intensity and coachability thus far. Get all the news, photos and video from Friday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion | Fall camp schedule
ESPN’s Bill Connelly sees “eight wins and a top-30 performance” as a reasonable expectation for Nebraska rather than a leap into the top 10.
Turner Gill discusses his days at Nebraska and his switch from head coaching to being Arkansas’ “staff guru.”
AUGUST 8, 2019
AUGUST 7, 2019
Sports Illustrated ranks the Huskers 24th and says to expect them to be “in the Big Ten West title chase deep into November.”
Coaches in the Big Ten talk anonymously about their conference opponents, including Nebraska.
Reporters got their first look at practice Wednesday morning, and afterward there were updates from coaches and players on offense. Get all the coverage here. | Updates & discussion | Camp schedule | 110-man camp roster
Former Colorado coach Gary Barnett expects the enthusiasm to return* to Boulder when the Huskers visit next month.
AUGUST 6, 2019
With 16 returning starters, Minnesota is looking to build on its strong finish to 2018.
Wide receiver Kanawai Noa has been named to the watch list for the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year award.
AUGUST 5, 2019
Win tickets and lodging for the Ohio State game.
Defensive players and coaches spoke with reporters after Monday’s practice, the fourth of fall camp but the first with media availability. Get all the coverage here. | Updages & discussion | Camp schedule
Nutrition guru Dave Ellis discusses the science behind fueling the Huskers in a Husker Doc Talk interview.
A 247Sports writer predicts a 10-2 season for the Huskers.
Check out the new FootballPedia website.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Who will perform better in the NBA, Isaiah Roby or James Palmer Jr.?
Zach Duval is a bit of a mystery man, but the Huskers’ head strength coach has a clear role in Scott Frost’s grand plan, Steve Sipple writes.
AUGUST 4, 2019
Departing university president Hank Bounds says the sale of beer at Memorial Stadium is “probably coming.”
The improved situation at nose tackle bodes well for the defensive line.
The Orlando Sentinel previews the Huskers and gives them a No. 22 national ranking.
A Denver columnist says the Nebraska game is the most important* one for new Colorado coach Mel Tucker.
week month in Husker history: When was the first year every home game was televised? Would you believe 1949?
AUGUST 3, 2019
Damian Jackson’s playing time has been minimal, but the former Navy SEAL is a point person in the Huskers’ efforts to boost player-led accountability.
No longer “the little man” on the defensive line, beefed-up sophomore Deontre Thomas is hungry to “make something happen.”
AUGUST 2, 2019
Nebraska is No. 21 in the Lindy’s Sports top-25 countdown.
Former Husker Ben Miles has transferred from Texas A&M and joined his father at Kansas.
AUGUST 1, 2019
Here are photos, video and more from Fan Day at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska is celebrating 50 years of Husker Power with an honorary team.
Yahoo Sports previews the Huskers and gives them a No. 23 national ranking.