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JANUARY 31, 2018

Bill Moos says a tweaking of the Athletic Department’s “blueprint” is in the works. | Black Friday push

Nate Gerry* isn’t taking his Super Bowl moment for granted. | Super Bowl Huskers

Bill Moos says he has no issues with the staff in regard to the recent player hospitalizations.

A live BTN telecast of the spring game appears likely.

Nebraska will get a final-weekend visit from coveted D-lineman Otito Ogbonnia.* | Finalists at OT* | January report card | Wednesday ticker

Through These Gates: The Lost Tapes — Tommie Frazier talks about fans and their misconceptions about him.

JANUARY 30, 2018

Tanner Lee receives an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine.

Two top playmakers return, but depth is an issue with the receiving corps. | Frost on Morgan

Nick Gates says he’s happy with his decision to leave early* for the NFL despite being advised by scouts to stay in school.

Zack Darlington* is forgoing his senior season and joining the military.

Here’s a look at how Scott Frost’s offense can thrive against stout Big Ten defenses.

A proposal that would let players transfer without restriction after a coaching change is gaining momentum.

Tyjon Lindsey and Dylan Owen have been hospitalized with rhabdomyolysis as a result of winter conditioning,* Scott Frost confirms. | Setback for Domann | Sipple commentary | Discuss

Texas safety Corbin Frederick, a teammate of new commit Cam Jones, announces he’ll walk on at Nebraska. | OT gets offer*

Notre Dame hires former Husker assistant Terry Joseph as safeties coach.

Big Red Cobcast: Recruiting, winter conditioning and a new hashtag.

Rex Burkhead talks the Super Bowl, the Patriots and Scott Frost as the NFL’s big week begins in the Twin Cities. | Super Bowl Huskers

JANUARY 29, 2018

Monday recruiting updates: LJS, Land of 10, OWH* | Jones’ tough decision

A by-the-numbers analyst gives high marks to Nebraska’s Scott Frost hire.

Al Zikmund, who scored one of the Huskers’ 1941 Rose Bowl touchdowns and later was Kearney State’s* longtime coach and athletic director, has died at age 95. | 2009 interview

Former Husker player and assistant Jimmy Williams joins the Bowling Green staff as defensive line coach.

Athlon has three reasons for optimism about the 2018 Huskers.

In a Through These Gates outtake, former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer shares the Bob Devaney taco story.

JANUARY 28, 2018

The Florida connections of Scott Frost and his staff are paying recruiting dividends that have the potential to continue for years.

Former Husker Ameer Abdullah remains confident in his NFL future despite an up-and-down 2017 season and a pending coaching change in Detroit.

Experiencing Nebraska’s revolving door of coaches in the defensive secondary was an education for Joshua Kalu.

This week in Husker history: Bob Brown is elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.

JANUARY 27, 2018

Cam Jones, a four-star safety from Texas, announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Highlights & coverage | Analysis: McKewon,* Clouse | Class of 2018 | Discuss

Building depth on the defensive line will be one of the staff’s tasks for 2018. | Pass rusher needed*

Tanner Lee has a two-turnover* performance in the Senior Bowl.

A former coach and mentor to Noah Vedral sees winning qualities in the Huskers’ walk-on quarterback.

JANUARY 26, 2018

Dan Cook,* for decades a major financial contributor to Nebraska athletics, has died at age 83.

JANUARY 25, 2018

Javontae Jean-Baptiste and Maurice Washington are two of the names to watch as the 2018 recruiting cycle enters its final two weekends. Details: OWH,* LJS, Land of 10 | Local* and coast-to-coast | Weekend visitors

Adam Carriker talks about his experience at the Senior Bowl and how Tanner Lee can help his NFL draft stock there. | Lots of game reps likely*

There will be new names in the mix as the competition at running back unfolds.

Nebraska has posted the biggest jump in Rivals’ recruiting rankings of any team since the December early signing period. | Thursday ticker | ESPN rankings

Hail Varsity looks back at 1980 when quarterback Turner Gill spurned the Sooners and signed with Nebraska.

High school coaches whose teams faced Adrian Martinez talk about what makes the freshman Husker quarterback special.

JANUARY 24, 2018

Cornerback Chris Jones is preparing for Nebraska’s pro day after an encouraging performance in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

Isaiah Stalbird from Kearney High has joined the 2018 walk-on class and expects to start out at safety.* | Wednesday recruiting ticker

Nebraska is one of Athlon’s top 20 teams on the rise for 2018.

JANUARY 23, 2018

Adam Carriker sizes up the 2018 schedule and weighs in on what a successful first season for Scott Frost might look like.

Tanner Lee’s big hands are considered a plus as Senior Bowl players get weighed and measured. | A chance to impress | Video

Can Nebraska sustain its recruiting success in Florida? A Miami analyst says yes. | Tuesday ticker | McKewon update* | Predictions

Football, recruiting, Nebrasketball: Hope springs eternal in the latest Big Red Cobcast.

Former Husker player and assistant John Garrison is joining Lane Kiffin’s staff at Florida Atlantic as coach of the offensive line.

The coaching staff’s approach is a big plus to cornerback prospect Cam’ron Jones.

JANUARY 22, 2018

Former Husker assistant Scott Booker has joined the staff at Miami of Ohio.

Here’s a rundown of who could fill the remaining spots in the 2018 recruiting class. | Monday ticker

JANUARY 21, 2018

Tad Stryker wonders if the Husker offense will follow the no-superstar script of Scott Frost’s UCF teams.

Fullback Luke McNitt has NFL hopes despite his limited role in the 2017 offense.

The Florida movement continues as defensive back Braxton Clark from Orlando announces his commitment* to the Huskers. | Highlights | Analysis: McKewon,* Clouse | Discuss | 2018 class

Former Omaha North QB Zach Martin is joining the staff as a grad assistant who will work with the tight ends.

Strength and conditioning coach Zach Duval’s winter “war zone” is a demanding grind that will be worth it, say Scott Frost’s former UCF players.

Casey Rogers’ multisport road to Nebraska included a meeting with Nick Saban that served as motivation.

This week in Husker history: Ninety seasons ago, it was Army-Nebraska instead of Army-Navy. Also, the death of beloved trainer Jack Best.

JANUARY 20, 2018

Scott Frost’s recruiting efforts show his clear vision* for the offense, Sam McKewon writes.

Kicker Drew Brown doubly motivated for Saturday’s East-West Shrine Game. | Result

JANUARY 19, 2018

It turns out there will be no official visitors this weekend as the staff gears up for the homestretch in recruiting. | Discuss

Huskers Illustrated previews the wide-open competition at linebacker.

Athlon lists running back Tre Bryant as one of 30 players poised for breakout seasons in 2018.

Two O-line prospects* are among this weekend’s scheduled visitors. | Friday ticker

JANUARY 18, 2018

The Huskers land another recruit from Florida as receiver Dominick Watt announces his commitment. | Highlights | Analysis: Clouse, McKewon* | Discuss

Adam Carriker discusses three things for fans to watch before the spring game kicks off in April.

Speedy Florida athlete Miles Jones has committed to the Huskers. | Coverage & videos | Analysis: Clouse, McKewon* | Discuss | 2018 class

Winter workouts got under way Thursday, and so begins the drive toward the 2018 season.

Other schools want him on defense, but California athlete Matthew Tago* will get an opportunity at quarterback if he opts for Nebraska.

JANUARY 17, 2018

Barrett Ruud sees linebacker Will Honas’ intelligence as a big plus. | Banderas’ decision

Tanner Lee has been added to the Senior Bowl lineup.

Nebraska’s search for recruits includes players who are under the radar or have taken non-traditional paths. | Discuss | Ticker

The spring game has been moved back to April 21 at 11 a.m. Central. | Spring game history

Tanner Lee says Husker players are “in great hands” as he discusses his NFL draft prospects and more with Jim Rome. | Audio

Former Husker receiver Kenny Bell signs with the Denver Broncos.

Rebuild the Husker culture and the wins will take care of themselves, former Nebraska co-captain Chad Kelsay says.

Tom Dienhart lists the five departing Huskers who’ll be the most difficult to replace.

Former Husker Jake Peetz could be the next offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts.

JANUARY 16, 2018

Scott Frost has an Atlanta-area advocate in former Husker Eric Johnson.

Casey Rogers, a defensive end with a lacrosse background, commits to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Analysis: McKewon,* Clouse | Discuss | 2018 class

Lincoln Southwest linebacker Anthony Banderas, brother of former Husker co-captain Josh, will walk on at Nebraska.

The spring game is likely to be moved back from its original April 14th date. | Discuss

Recruiting and Mike Riley’s weird contract numbers are up for discussion in the latest Big Red Cobcast.

JANUARY 15, 2018

With the Vikings a win away from the Super Bowl, here’s a look back at when coach Mike Zimmer interviewed for the Nebraska job.

Syracuse is reportedly hiring former Husker assistant Mike Cavanaugh as offensive line coach.

Recruiting analyst Tom Lemming sees similarities between Scott Frost and Urban Meyer. | Rozier optimistic

Drew Brown will wear Sam Foltz’s No. 27 in the East-West Shrine Game.

Rex Burkhead is expected to be back in action with the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game.

ESPN’s Mark Schlabach says a difficult schedule is one reason to temper the expectations for Nebraska in year one under Scott Frost.

Here are recruiting updates from Hail Varsity and the LJS.

Adam Carriker shares anecdotes about his playing days with Barrett Ruud and tells why Ruud is a good addition to Scott Frost’s staff.

JANUARY 14, 2018

Ole Miss* linebacker Breon Dixon confirms he is transferring to Nebraska, but whether he can play in 2018 remains unknown. | Analysis: McKewon,* Clouse | Discuss

An NFL draft analyst sees several teams that might be a fit for quarterback Tanner Lee.

Receiver Mike Williams is enrolled and ready to begin the next chapter after his junior college stint.

This week in Husker history: 110 years ago, Nebraska appeared headed for the Big Nine – but the move wouldn’t happen for more than a century

The Scott Frost era begins in earnest this week as winter conditioning under Zach Duval gets under way.

JANUARY 13, 2018

Tributes to Keith Jackson are pouring in after the legendary college football play-by-play man’s death at age 89. | Fondness for Husker fans* | Christopherson commentary | Discuss

Nebraska coaches’ visits to in-state schools Friday left local coaches impressed.*

JANUARY 12, 2018

Dave Rimington* talks about the pivotal role of centers, the Huskers’ recent shortcomings in the trenches and more.

Huskers Illustrated provides a rundown of what to expect in 2018 with the offensive line.

Wide receiver Jaron Woodyard,* an early signee from Arizona Western, has yet to enroll or arrive on campus.

Mike Riley will be paid just $50,000 a year at Oregon State, raising questions about compliance with terms of his payout from Nebraska. | Discuss

Payroll figures for the assistant coaches* are now complete.

Quarterback Noah Vedral says he’ll be dialed in on improving physically and mentally during his redshirt year. | Carriker commentary

JANUARY 11, 2018

Here are the prospects expected on campus this weekend as the 2018 recruiting cycle enters the final few weeks. | Shoring up the defense*

SMU has hired Chris Brasfield, a former associate athletic director at Nebraska, as running backs* coach.

Johnny Rodgers is hopeful that Nebraska will “be Nebraska again” with Scott Frost’s guidance.

An NFL draft analyst sees third- or fourth-round potential in Husker O-lineman Nick Gates.

Saban or Osborne? Adam Carriker makes a case for who’s the better coach.

JANUARY 10, 2018

Notes from the Outland Trophy banquet in Omaha, where three Husker seniors were honored and Bobby Bowden had kind words for Nebraska fans: 1, 2,* 3

Scott Frost adds the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award to his trophy haul.

Mike Williams, a juco wide receiver, commits to the Huskers. | Highlights | Discuss | Analysis: McKewon,* Clouse | No Tommy Bush

Barrett Ruud says it’s a great thrill to be coaching at his alma mater.

Scott Frost is recruiting game changers and culture changers, Sean Keeler writes.

JANUARY 9, 2018

Scott Frost wins the FBS coach of the year award from the American Football Coaches Association.

The L.A. Rams have promoted former Husker Zac Taylor* to quarterbacks coach.

Barrett Ruud’s promotion to coach of the inside linebackers is now official. | True to roots

Central Florida backup QB Noah Vedral is transferring* to Nebraska as a walk-on. | Callahan: What it means

Nebraska is third and fifth in the Big Ten West in a pair of early 2018 rankings.

JANUARY 8, 2018

Adam Carriker gives his gut reaction to Alabama’s win in the playoff championship game. Meanwhile, UCF gets Sam McKewon’s vote for No. 1* in the AP poll. | Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple | Big Red Cobcast

True togetherness in the heat of competition will be essential to the Huskers’ success, Brian Christopherson writes.

Watch Scott Frost’s appearance Monday afternoon on ESPN’s College GameDay. | Discuss

Here’s a recruiting recap as the dead period nears an end. | 4-star CB to visit | Notes: 1, 2*

Aaron Taylor is in! The 1990s O-lineman is the latest Husker in the College Football Hall of Fame. | Coverage | HOF Huskers | 2018 class | Cobcast interview

JD Spielman makes the FWAA’s Freshman All-America team.

It’s too soon to tell how much Nebraska will be hurt by the end of the seating-rights tax break.

Here’s a look at how the 2018 Huskers stack up in the defensive secondary.

JANUARY 7, 2018

Sam McKewon says an Alabama win* Monday night could create a split national championship — and benefit Nebraska. | Frost on playoff expansion

Steve Sipple says there’s something in volleyball coach John Cook’s approach that Scott Frost might want to emulate.

Drew Brown has his sights set on landing an NFL kicking job.

Adam Carriker says there are things the Huskers can learn from Monday night’s playoff finalists, Georgia and Alabama.

Incoming freshman Adrian Martinez is looking forward to competing for the starting job at quarterback.

The LJS explores Scott Frost’s roots as a player and coach: 1, 2, 3, 4

This week in Husker history: I-backs Derek Brown and Ahman Green decide to enter the NFL drafts of 1993 and 1998.

JANUARY 6, 2018

The LJS looks at the 2018 Huskers by position: QB, RB, WR, OL, TE, DL, LB, CB, S, Specialists | Scholarship chart*

Scott Frost’s hiring has sparked a surge in Husker merchandise sales.

Bobby Bowden* talks about the 1990s Huskers, the playoff, Scott Frost and more in an OWH interview.

JANUARY 5, 2018

Former Nebraska defensive coordinator Mark Banker is reportedly joining the staff at Hawaii.

BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart picks Nebraska to finish fifth in the Big Ten West in 2018.

Adam Carriker gives his New Year’s resolutions for Scott Frost and the Huskers.

JANUARY 4, 2018

Running back prospect Maurice Washington raised his stock at the Under Armour game. | Martinez highlights | Recruiting notes: 1, 2

Linebacker Will Honas heads to Lincoln with a chance to make a quick impact.

Scott Frost will be part of the pregame coverage of Monday’s Georgia-Alabama game.

Former Nebraska assistant Donte Williams joins the staff at Oregon.

Zach Duval is named strength and conditioning coach of the year by FootballScoop.

JANUARY 3, 2018

Tom Osborne says doing things “the right way” is the foundation for Scott Frost’s success.

If Scott Frost’s time at UCF is any indication, it will be an active offseason for Nebraska’s quarterback room. | Martinez set for all-star game*

Adam Carriker runs down what Husker fans can learn from UCF’s bowl performance. | Five takeaways | McKewon commentary*

Athletic director Danny White says UCF will pay Scott Frost’s assistants national championship bonuses. | Staff tidbits*

JANUARY 2, 2018

Should UCF have been in the playoff? Go to this link to vote in our poll and hear Adam Carriker’s plan for fixing the system.

Adrian Martinez is glad to be back in action as he prepares for the Under Armour All-America Game. | Masker’s opportunity

Twenty years ago tonight, the Huskers claimed a share of the national championship. Here’s a one-minute recap of the win over Tennessee, or watch the whole game on our game page.

The Huskers aren’t finished pursuing QBs in this recruiting cycle. | Discuss | Notes

Grant Wistrom on Scott Frost: “He fully believes in himself and his preparedness. It’s not cockiness. It’s confidence.”

Offensive tackle Nick Gates will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. | McKewon’s five takes*

Hear what Outland-winning O-lineman Aaron Taylor has to say about Husker topics past and present in the latest Big Red Cobcast.

JANUARY 1, 2018

It’s a perfect ending to Scott Frost’s tenure at Central Florida as the Knights upset Auburn, 34-27. Go to this link for all the coverage and analysis. | Stryker commentary

Scott Frost’s quest today for a perfect season with UCF comes almost exactly 20 years after he stood up for undefeated Nebraska. | Callahan commentary | Game discussion thread

Through These Gates, The Lost Tapes: Tom Rathman explains how Husker fans help drive the football team’s success.