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JANUARY 31, 2020

A national championship in wrestling appears to be in former Husker Tanner Farmer’s reach.

The Omaha area will be a focus of Nebraska’s recruiting efforts Friday, but the Huskers won’t be the only ones. | Abram-Draine to Mizzou | Friday ticker

Adam Carriker sizes up the Huskers’ situation at running back for 2020.

JANUARY 30, 2020

Two Lamar Jacksons on the Baltimore Ravens? Nebraska’s departing cornerback discusses the possibility.

The pieces appear to be in place for a bounce-back season for the wide receivers and tight ends.

JANUARY 29, 2020

Defensive lineman RJ Sorensen from Florida announces his decommitment from the Huskers’ recruiting class of 2021.

Daniel Bullocks talks about coaching in the Super Bowl, his time at Nebraska and more with Adam Carriker.

Athlon names a Nebraska all-decade team.

JANUARY 28, 2020

Here are details from the Athletic Department about spring game tickets, which go on sale next week.

Running back Jaylin Bradley has entered his name in the transfer portal.

JANUARY 27, 2020

The offensive line’s returning experience and young talent give coach Greg Austin lots of options as he tries to build the unit into a force in the Big Ten.

At least eight Nebraska offers went out Monday to prospects in the 2021, ’22 and ’23 recruiting cycles.

Bill Moos says the offense should benefit with Matt Lubick and Scott Frost being on the same page. | Audio

LSU has hired Bo Pelini, who is resigning from Youngstown State for a second stint as defensive coordinator in Baton Rouge. | Commentary: Shatel, Sipple | Discuss

Five former Huskers are on rosters in the XFL, which begins play next week.

It’s January clearance time, with Husker T-shirts as low as $4.99 and hundreds of other items marked down.

Adam Carriker sizes up the wide receivers and breaks down how Omar Manning, Wan’Dale Robinson and JD Spielman could boost the offense.

Monday Morning Quarterback: What should Matt Lubick’s top priority be — recruiting or offensive schemes?

JANUARY 26, 2020

Scottsbluff’s Sebastian Harsh, who had a walk-on offer from Nebraska. announces his commitment to Wyoming for 2020.

Junior day visitors offer their impressions of the facility plans, the new offensive coordinator and more.

This week in Husker history: One and done for Bill Glassford? That was the fear in Lincoln in 1950 as Pitt wooed the Nebraska coach.

JANUARY 25, 2020

The Lincoln and Omaha papers explore what to expect from new offensive coordinator Matt Lubick. | Sonny’s perspective

An NCAA change has realigned the calendar for counting official visits.

Tad Stryker says the recent coaching changes can work if innovation happens.

JANUARY 24, 2020

Despite losing a vital player in Lamar Jackson, the secondary could be the strength of the defense in 2020.

Saturday’s Senior Bowl is giving Darrion Daniels and Lamar Jackson a chance to improve their NFL draft stock. | A fit in Denver?

Reserve defensive back Tony Butler is leaving the program and can play immediately elsewhere as a graduate transfer.

Earning his teammates’ respect starts in the weight room for early enrollee Blaise Gunnerson.

JANUARY 23, 2020

If fans are skeptical of the Matt Lubick hire, Steven M. Sipple says it’s only natural after the Bob Diaco experience of three seasons ago.

Husker coaches have visited with 2022 quarterback prospects this week in Louisiana and California. | Omaha area on Friday’s agenda | Junior day details: 1, 2

Hail Varsity takes stock of where the Huskers stand at linebacker. | Competition at DB

JANUARY 22, 2020

Here are Wednesday’s updates from the recruiting trail. | Opportunity in St. Louis

Steven M. Sipple says the Hall of Fame snub doesn’t diminish what Roger Craig accomplished in the NFL.

Defensive back Henry Gray, an early enrollee from Miami, is embracing Nebraska’s weather.

The first Husker Doc Talk of 2020 covers the staff changes, Rob Zatechka’s all-time offensive line and more.

Former Husker Chris Dishman talks about personal tragedy — his wife’s suicide — to raise awareness.

JANUARY 21, 2020

Here’s the latest on the recruiting front Tuesday and a peek ahead to another junior day event.

The defensive line loses a lot of experience in 2020 but has a chance to make up for it if younger players can step up.

As expected, senior receiver Jaron Woodyard has entered the transfer portal.

JANUARY 20, 2020

New offensive coordinator Matt Lubick says he’ll dive right in to recruiting and getting to know his players upon his arrival Wednesday. | Recharged | Sports Nightly audio | McKewon: What Lubick must fix | Recruiting record

Bo Pelini is said to be a strong candidate to return to LSU as defensive coordinator. | Discuss

After the fall sports, Nebraska is 96th in the Directors Cup standings for the 2019-20 year.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Should Scott Frost hand off play-calling duties?

Receiver Kris Abrams-Draine, a former Ole Miss commit, says he was impressed by his Lincoln visit and will decide on a school before signing day Feb. 5. | Monday recruiting ticker | Husker camp schedule

Adam Carriker says the Huskers mustn’t flinch at the difficult back end of the 2020 schedule.

JANUARY 19, 2020

There will be no Huskers in this year’s Super Bowl as the Titans and Joshua Kalu bow out, but Daniel Bullocks will coach in the big game for the 49ers. | Super Bowl Huskers

Central Michigan, Nebraska’s second opponent of 2020, lands graduate transfer quarterback Jett Duffy from Texas Tech.

Recruiting battles in Iowa for 2021 could spice up the Huskers-Hawkeyes rivalry, Steven M. Sipple writes.

This week in Husker history: The death of Dana X. Bible, and high-profile Super Bowl performances from Roger Craig and Vince Ferragamo.

JANUARY 18, 2020

Steven M. Sipple ponders whether play-calling is something Scott Frost will ever want to relinquish. | Lubick’s competitive streak

Longtime athletic department employee Gary Fouraker has passed away. Paul Koch interviews: 1, 2

JANUARY 17, 2020

Matt Lubick, who worked with Scott Frost at Oregon, has been hired as Nebraska’s offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach. | “Special opportunity” | Commentary: McKewon, Sipple, Shatel, Christopherson | Profile | A day of changes | Discuss

A pair of scholarship seniors, O-lineman John Raridon and linebacker Pernell Jefferson, are among five players no longer on the 2020 roster.

Offensive coordinator Troy Walters is out as he and the Huskers “have mutually agreed to part ways,” according to a university announcement. | Discuss

Former Husker Mickey Joseph, LSU’s wide receivers coach, reportedly turned down an offer to join the Nebraska staff.

Bad weather is affecting Husker coaches’ recruiting travels Friday.

JANUARY 16, 2020

Mike Dawson talks on Sports Nightly about his new role in his second stint as a Nebraska assistant.

Nebraska linebacker signee Keyshawn Greene could be the Big Ten’s top freshman on defense in 2020, says analyst Steve Wiltfong.

Nebraska is considering Sean Snyder, son of former Kansas State Bill Snyder, as a candidate to oversee the special teams as an off-the-field analyst.

This one escaped our attention in November: Former Husker Tom Pate isn’t forgotten more than four decades after he suffered a fatal brain injury during a CFL game.

After a year away in the NFL, Mike Dawson is returning to the staff to coach the Huskers’ outside linebackers, while Greg Austin and Ryan Held get additional titles. | Discuss

Here’s the latest on the recruits expected to visit this weekend.

JANUARY 15, 2020

Former Husker Roger Craig misses the cut as the Centennial Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame is revealed.

Joshua Kalu, the last remaining Husker in the NFL playoffs, talks about the Titans’ success and his years in LIncoln.

The 2020 Huskers will finish the regular season against five consecutive top-15 teams in the final 2019 AP poll.

Former Husker Alfonzo Dennard gets five years’ probation after pleading no contest to resisting arrest during a traffic stop in Lincoln.

JANUARY 14, 2020

The upcoming recruiting weekend in Lincoln includes one 2020 official visitor and a junior day for 2021 prospects.

Nebraska signee Zavier Betts will play Wednesday in the International Bowl in Arlington, Texas

Nebraska is one of nine teams that “just missed the cut” in USA Today Sports’ early top 25 for the 2020 season.

JANUARY 13, 2020

A bill that would allow college athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses is introduced in the Nebraska legislature.

Get all five Husker National Championship games on DVD for $49.95 with free shipping, plus the 2009 Gator Bowl win over Clemson.

Athlon sees the Huskers finishing fourth in the Big Ten West in 2020.

Reducing Memorial Stadium’s capacity might be on the table as Nebraska weighs options for revamping the south end zone.

JANUARY 12, 2020

Hail Varsity has 25 things to look forward to in 2020 for Husker football.

Nebraska’s loaded quarterback room was no deterrent to Logan Smothers. More on the early enrollees: Lynum, Gray, Gunnerson, Francois, Corcoran, Brown, Mauga-Clements.

There’s a lot riding on the performance of the linebackers in the 2020 recruiting class.

This week in Husker history: There’s bad blood between Nebraska head coach Bill Jennings and his former employer, Oklahoma, after the Sooners land on probation.

JANUARY 11, 2020

Husker secondary coach Travis Fisher receives a $125,000 pay raise after being offered a job at Ole Miss, and running backs coach Ryan Held gets a $100,000 boost. | Sipple commentary

A photo from an antiques store was the inspiration behind “All the King’s Men,” a documentary about the 1910 Nebraska football team.

Nebraska was 1-1 in games ranked as the 10 best in the Big Ten in 2019/s

Several former Huskers are part of the 2020 Nebraska eight-man football hall of fame class.

Future Husker Nash Hutmacher sets a South Dakota high school record in wrestling with his 50th consecutive pin.

Coffeyville Community College in Kansas has hired former Husker Larry Asante as coach of the defensive secondary. | McClure to Cal

JANUARY 10, 2020

Nebraska’s fourth opponent of 2020, Cincinnati, loses a major weapon as running back Michael Warren II declares for the NFL draft.

JANUARY 9, 2020

Know your Cornhusker history? Take this multiple-choice quiz about the night the 1970 Huskers beat LSU and secured the program’s first national championship.

Bill Moos says he won’t meddle in Scott Frost’s hiring decisions.

Half a dozen Huskers – Rodgers, Rimington, Suh, Rozier, Frazier & Glover – are represented as ESPN unveils Nos. 26 through 150 of its top players in college football history.

JANUARY 8, 2020

Former Husker O-lineman Tanner Farmer will make his NAIA wrestling debut Thursday with Concordia University in Seward.

Former Huskers Andre Hunt and Katerian LeGrone have been charged with first-degree sexual assault and are scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning. | Details emerge

Tennessee is the transfer destination of former Husker receiver Miles Jones.

In a chat with Adam Carriker, LSU staffer Kevin Cosgrove discusses the Tigers’ preparations for Clemson, his time as Nebraska’s defensive coordinator and more.

JANUARY 7, 2020

With Nebraska well-stocked at the position, landing a top 2021 quarterback might be a tough task. | Bellevue West’s talent pool | Recruiting notes

Here’s a rundown of the nine midyear enrollees set to join the Huskers next week.

The Red-White spring game has been set for April 18, which means spring practices are likely to start around March 9.

As expected, Maurice Washington has placed his name in the NCAA transfer portal.

247Sports has Nebraska among seven teams with the most to prove in 2020.

JANUARY 6, 2020

After the weekend’s wild-card games, three former Huskers have a shot at playing in Super Bowl LIV. | Super Bowl Huskers

ESPN looks at how a playoff in earlier decades might have changed things for teams including the the 1980s and ’90s Huskers.

Adam Carriker sees a silver lining or two in Maurice Washington’s dismissal.

Hail Varsity recaps the changes in assistant coaches for Big Ten schools, and Athlon sees Mark Helfrich as a fit in Lincoln.

JANUARY 5, 2020

Tom Osborne credits Scott Frost for his even-keeled temperament in the face of adversity.

What unfolded at quarterback in 2019 sets the stage for interesting competition in 2020. | McKewon: Run defense must improve

This week in Husker history: The story of Wayne “Big” Munn, Husker lineman turned pro wrestler.

JANUARY 4, 2020

Steven M. Sipple says the bowl season illustrated the stiff challenge the Huskers face in improving their lot in the Big Ten.

See how future Huskers Turner Corcoran? and Keyshawn Greene performed at the All-American Bowl: 1, 2, 3

Husker247 recaps Nebraska’s abundant struggles on special teams in 201.

JANUARY 3, 2020

Running back Maurice Washington has been permanently dismissed from the team after two seasons, and he’s expected to enter the NCAA transfer portal soon. | Analysis: Sipple, Callahan | Discuss

Offensive tackle Turner Corcoran says get stronger is a must, and enrolling early will jump-start that process.

JANUARY 2, 2020

The Huskers get their fourth commitment for 2021, four-star outside linebacker Randolph Kpai from South Dakota. | Coverage & highlights | 2021 class | Discuss

Walk-on linebacker Jordan Paup has entered the transfer portal.

Saturday’s All-American Bowl will give fans an early glimpse of future Huskers Turner Corcoran and Keyshawn Greene.

Husker247 looks back and ahead at the defensive backs and wide receivers.

Frank Solich has signed a two-year contract extension at Ohio.

Memorial services for Gerry Gray will be Saturday from 12-4 at the Field Club of Omaha. Donations can be made to Teammates and Husker Salute.

JANUARY 1, 2020

Former Nebraska assistant Tim Beck is North Carolina State’s new offensive coordinator.

Wide receiver Kris Abrams-Draine from Alabama says he’ll make an official visit to Lincoln this month.

Decade retrospectives keep on coming: Defining moments | Best & worst games | More