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JULY 31, 2022

Here’s what the preseason magazines* are saying about the Huskers. | Rankings

Regent Jack Stark and former Husker fullback Willie Miller are on a collision course* in court.

The Huskers’ new veteran leaders are learning how to get loud.*

Edge rusher Ashley Williams* announces he has decommitted from Nebraska. | Class of 2023 | Discuss

Steven Sipple sees Donovan Raiola* as the most important of Scott Frost’s offseason hires.

A persistent shortfall in parity for female athletes has prompted a Title IX review* by Trev Alberts and Nebraska.

This week in Husker history: Sam Francis is the top vote-getter in national fan balloting for the college all-star team.

Player countdown: Running back Anthony Grant* and receiver Omar Manning*

JULY 30, 2022

Former Nebraska receiver Quincy Enunwa will work as a TV analyst for the New York Jets this season.

Tom Shatel wonders if the defense* might be the difference-maker this season. | “Splash plays” for Robinson?

In a video interview, Trent Hixson, Turner Corcoran, Teddy Prochazka and Broc Bando discuss offensive line’s progress under new position coach Donovan Raiola.

Punter Brian Buschini’s offseason transition from Montana to Nebraska had its rough patches, but now he’s ready to live up to his “Boomshini” nickname at the FBS level.

JULY 29, 2022

Tad Stryker says there’s hope for the Huskers if Garrett Nelson’s passion rubs off on his teammates. | Being the gladiator*

A ranking of all-time college football defenses has the 2009 Huskers at No. 16.

Players and coaches from the defense had a lot to say after Friday’s practice. Go here for all the coverage and video. | Updates & discussion | Camp schedule

Dave Feit has a rebuttal to a national writer’s scathing column on Scott Frost.

There’s no shortage of capable wide receivers in the Huskers’ arsenal.

His memory is failing, but entering the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame is still special to Ron McDole.

Cole Stukenholtz previews the Huskers’ defensive line.

Player countdown: Ty Robinson* and Caleb Tannor.*

JULY 28, 2022

View video highlights and a brief interview with Scott Frost from Thursday’s practice. | Practice schedule

Former Husker offensive coordinator Matt Lubick is reportedly joining the Kansas staff* as an analyst.

Some NIL deals are just meant to be: Decoldest Crawford has teamed up with an HVAC company. | Second NIL club launches*

Trey Palmer makes the preseason watch list for the Hornung Award (versatility), while Ethan Piper is on the the Wuerffel Trophy list (community service).

Doc Talk Podcast: The Huskers’ new preseason practice routine, Frost in Indy, and more.

JULY 27, 2022

The Atlanta Falcons have signed former Husker defensive tackle Darrion Daniels.

Roger Craig doesn’t make cut as the senior finalists are announce for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2023.

This Athletic Department video provides glimpses of action from Wednesday’s practice, the first of fall camp. | Practice schedule

Tight ends coach Sean Beckton says on the radio that Thomas Fidone and Chris Hickman are progressing well* in their rehab assignments. | Video

Jeremy Pernell looks at the transfers who are part of the effort to shore up Nebraska’s special teams.

Punter Brian Buschini has been named to the watch list for the Ray Guy Award.

Player countdowns: Quarterback Casey Thompson and tight end Travis Vokolek*

JULY 26, 2022

Go here for photos, videos and more from Tuesday evening’s Fan Day event at Memorial Stadium.

Travis Fisher has multiple starters to replace in the defensive secondary, the three transfers have joined the competition.

Casey Thompson will get the first snaps with the first unit, but Scott Frost says the No. 1 quarterback spot is still anyone’s to win. Go here for coverage, commentary and more from Big Ten Media Days in Indianapolis. | Updates & discussion

Nebraska announces two new ticket mini-plans, one of which includes the Oklahoma game.

Nebraska edge rusher Ochaun Mathis has been named to the 84-player watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, which goes to the nation’s defensive player of the year.

Former Husker George Mills says college football is changing for the worse.*

An Iowa paper previews the Huskers.

JULY 25, 2022

Nebraska football gets lots of love in the latest “Better Call Saul” episode. | Discuss

Husker Dan’s second-quarter preview includes Oklahoma, Indiana and Rutgers.

Who has the toughest row to hoe schedule-wise in the Big Ten West? Brian Christopherson breaks it down.

The OWH* and Hail Varsity* lay the groundwork for Big Ten Media Days and Nebraska’s appearance there Tuesday.

Coach Mike Dawson discusses the progress of his defensive linemen and outside linebackers on the radio.* | Video

Player countdowns: Tight end Travis Vokolek and safety Myles Farmer.*

The Huskers’ 2022 football media guide is now available for viewing and downloading.

Jeremy Pernell looks at offseason exits and additions that have shaken things up on the defensive line.

Four of the Huskers’ wide receivers discuss how things are going in this video interview.

Athlon’s bowl projections have the Huskers going up against their former quarterback in December.

Nebraska is picked for fifth place in the Big Ten West in an Ohio newspaper’s annual preseason media poll. | Discuss

At the midpoint of watch list season, the Huskers break their drought as linebacker Luke Reimer makes the 51-man Butkus Award list.

JULY 24, 2022

Brian Christopherson pencils in the Huskers for a third-place finish in the Big Ten West.

Here’s a video preview of the mid-September game against the Sooners

BTN’s Gerry DiNardo* sees one-score games as key to Nebraska’s fortunes this season.

Jeremy Pernell analyzes the puzzle pieces on the offensive line.

Ashley Williams has an Auburn visit scheduled but says he remains committed to Nebraska. | Discuss

Player countdowns: Linebacker Luke Reimer and cornerback Tommi Hill.* | Five position battles*

This week in Husker history: The Washington Huskies emerge as a preseason favorite for the national title, raising the stakes of Nebraska’s September road test at Seattle.

JULY 23, 2022

Tom Shatel* on Scott Frost: Can the clutch quarterback become the clutch coach? | Sipple: Hard-edged demeanor

Player countdowns: Ty Robinson and Nouredin Nouili.*

Jeremy Pernell looks at the changes in Nebraska’s wide receivers group, which has a new sheriff and three portal additions.

The compressed timetable* before the season opener means the Huskers must sort things out quickly during fall camp.

JULY 22, 2022

Sharing Big Ten Conference revenue with players is among a list of demands recently presented to the league by a players advocacy group.

A Rivals analyst says Nebraska is on the rise on the recruiting trail behind a “win-now” mode and a “different feel” in the program. | B1G recruiting scoreboard*

Jeremy Pernell looks at how the Huskers reshaped their quarterback room for 2022.

Player countdowns: Ochaun Mathis and Oliver Martin.*

The Big Red Fan Club* is set to debut as Nebraska’s first player-led NIL group. | Details

A year from completion, the new football facility will provide breathing room* for Husker power and nutrition.

JULY 21, 2022

Coach Donovan Raiola provides updates* on his offensive linemen and says Teddy Prochazka is “fully locked in and getting ready to play a 12-game season, maybe 15.” | Video

Player countdowns: Garrett Nelson and the top three QBs.* | Walk-ons to watch*

First in a series: Jeremy Pernell examines the retooled Huskers.

Casey Thompson is No. 8 in Athlon’s ranking of Big Ten quarterbacks.

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi disses his former play-caller Mark Whipple in a critique that plays fast and loose with the facts.* | Discuss

Offensive lineman Ethan Piper has been nominated for the AFCA Good Works Team.

These five returning Huskers could matter more than some might think.

JULY 20, 2022

Inside linebackers coach Barrett Ruud says on the radio* that true freshman Ernest Hausmann* and senior Eteva Mauga-Clements made big strides* during spring ball.

Player countdowns: Wide receiver Trey Palmer and offensive lineman Trent Hixson.* | Eight prove-it Huskers*

Ochaun Mathis tops a list of impactful transfer edge rushers for 2022.

Former Husker Cam Jurgens continues to draw praise from Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce.

JULY 19, 2022

Coach Bryan Applewhite says on the radio that his running backs are “trending in the right direction* as a position group” but “we’re not where we want them to be yet.” | Video

Doc Talk Podcast: The ultimate helmet collection.

Wide receivers Decoldest Crawford, Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda, Janiran Bonner and Brody Belt discuss the coming season and more in this video interview.

Several Huskers* have the potential to cross the statistical “Suh Line” in 2022.

Player countdowns: Quinton Newsome, Marques Buford* and Ochaun Mathis.*

He has NFL potential, but cornerback Tommi Hill* doesn’t want to be handed anything, Steve Sipple writes.

Fall camp begins next week. Here’s the schedule.

JULY 18, 2022

Coach Bill Busch discusses what’s brewing on special teams,* including likely roles for Trey Palmer on punt returns and Anthony Grant on kickoff runbacks. | Video

Husker Dan looks at the first three games on Nebraska’s schedule.

These five position changes could be key as the Huskers settle their two-deeps in the coming weeks.

Quarterbacks Matt Masker and Heinrich Haarberg are embracing* Mark Whipple’s approach to getting them prepared. | Intriguing coach*

Defensive back Quinton Newsome,* linebacker Garrett Nelson and tight end Travis Vokolek will join coach Scott Frost in representing Nebraska at Big Ten Media Days next week.

Here’s information for those planning to attend Fan Day the evening of July 26.

Player countdowns: Brian Buschini, Chubba Purdy* and Teddy Prochazka.

JULY 17, 2022

Sam McKewon says Nebraska’s offense in 2022 mustn’t be defined by quarterback play.*

Here’s a look at how USC and UCLA stack up against Big Ten teams on the recruiting trail.*

JoJo Domann is adding long snapping to his skill set as he aims for a roster spot with the Indianapolis Colts.

Steve Sipple:* Fisher asks Newsome to lead.

Offers go out to two Mississippi defensive linemen.

Sam McKewon* analyzes the Frost and Hoiberg contract renegotiations.

The preseason countdowns continue: Issac Gifford,* OWH #24 and Nick Henrich, Husker247 #11.

This week in Husker history: The end is near for competing radio broadcasts of Husker football games as Omaha station KFAB wins the bidding for exclusive rights.

JULY 16, 2022

Cole Stukenholtz previews the linebackers.

Chris Kolarevic looks to fill the hybrid nickel position previously held by JoJo Domann.

Yahoo Sports puts Nebraska in the middle of the pack of the 69 Power Five teams.

Rahmir Johnson is No. 25* in the OWH countdown and No. 12 on Husker247’s list.

Registration for the Football Road Race for pediatric brain cancer ends today (7/16).

This week’s Husker Hour podcast covers realignment, LB/EDGE positions and captain predictions.

JULY 15, 2022

Richie Incognito retires from the NFL after a 15-year career. | Discuss.

Broc Bando* is No. 26 in the OWH countdown.

Saturday Tradition ranks the top 10 Huskers of the past decade.

Sam McKewon,* Brian Christopherson and Steve Marik break down Travis Fisher’s defensive backs.

JULY 14, 2022

Tight end Thomas Fidone is determined to return to action after a second knee injury and surgery.

Athlon Sports ranks the Huskers at 53rd of the 131 teams. (Scroll down)

Turner Corcoran is No. 13 on 247 Sports list of 25 most indispensable Huskers. Braxton Clark* is No. 27 in the OWH top 50.

JULY 13, 2022

Mickey Joseph says the culture and talent in the wide receivers room needed to improve when he arrived, and now he has nine to 11 guys he’s comfortable with playing.

Speaking at Big 12 Football Media Days, Adrian Martinez says there are things about his time at Nebraska he’ll always cherish.

Phil Steele doesn’t have the Huskers in his preseason top 40, but he does expect Nebraska to be “a Big Ten West title contender.”

Memorial Stadium’s fourth decade, 1953-62: Lots of losses, some big upsets, and the start of a turnaround.

JULY 12, 2022

Coach Mike Dawson provides observations about his defensive linemen, including the “cobra” aggression* of Nash Hutmacher. | Video

Junior running back Markese Stepp, who came to Nebraska last year from USC, left the team* and entered the transfer portal. | Discuss

Four of the Huskers’ tight ends provide updates on the position group in a video interview.

A Purdue site previews the Huskers and predicts a 27-21 loss for Nebraska in West Lafayette.

Husker Dan looks at Bill Busch’s task of overhauling Nebraska’s special teams.

Scott Frost is No. 1 in Dennis Dodd’s hot-seat rankings.

Nebraska is listed among three teams set to improve in 2022.

JULY 11, 2022

Offensive coordinator Mark Whipple* talks about his quarterbacks’ progress and more on the radio. | Video

The Sooners will come to Lincoln a little low on experience but with no shortage of talent. | Swing game?

Six former Huskers will be inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in September: Ric Lindquist, Bruce Pickens, Toniu Fonoti, Prince Amukamara, Ron McDole and Lee Kunz.

Husker Doc Talk: All eyes on Notre Dame.

Cole Stukenholtz takes stock of the Huskers at wide receiver and tight end, where there’s a lot of production to replace.

JULY 10, 2022

Steve Sipple sees Gabe Ervin and Chubba Purdy as underdogs* worth keeping an eye on during preseason camp.| McKewon on USC & UCLA*

Edge rusher Ashley Williams from Louisiana announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Class of 2023 | Discuss

This week in Husker history: Jim Harbaugh makes scathing remarks about Trev Alberts.

JULY 9, 2022

An NIL fan club that debuts next month will give Nebraska football followers a chance to meet players in person and interact with them online. | Details

A national analyst says Nebraska’s revamped approach* to recruiting is paying off.

A leader in the weight room, sophomore Nash Hutmacher is out to earn a bigger role on the defensive line.

Tom Osborne’s “last big call” a dozen years ago has Nebraska on stable ground* in a shifting collegiate sports landscape, Steve Sipple writes.

Nebraska makes the top three of Cameron Lenhardt, a four-star linebacker/defensive end at IMG Academy.*

JULY 8, 2022

A portion of Highway 56 in Greeley County will be named in honor of the late Husker punter Sam Foltz next week.

See how Nebraska and the Big Ten stack up nationally in this analysis of college football fan bases.

Former Husker Roger Craig is one of 25 “senior” player semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2023 class.

Husker fans come through for running back Emmett Johnson in a website’s national player of the year poll.

Matt Masker says the style of the quarterback play* will be the biggest difference for the Huskers in Mark Whipple’s offense.

JULY 7, 2022

About 30,000 tickets* have been sold for the Huskers’ opener* against Northwestern in Dublin’s 47,500-seat stadium. | Nebraska’s block

Nebraska’s second opponent, Georgia Southern, will be making its first Lincoln visit, but quarterback Kyle Vantrease has four quarters of Memorial Stadium experience under his belt.

An Indiana site previews the 2022 Huskers.

JULY 6, 2022

Brandon Vogel quantifies Mickey Joseph’s quick impact* as a recruiter. | Recent history at WR

The Huskers’ latest roster includes two new position designations and updated weight figures* for players.

Running backs Rahmir Johnson, Anthony Grant, Jaquez Yant and Gabe Ervin discuss the competition at the position and more in this video interview.

There’s still time to register for the 10th annual Nebraska Football Road Race to benefit pediatric brain cancer research.

JULY 5, 2022

Three-star linebacker Dylan Rogers of Cypress, Texas, makes it a Tuesday recruiting doubleheader sweep for the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Class of 2023 | Discuss

Omarion Miller, a four-star wide receiver from Louisiana, announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Discuss

Here’s a rundown of Nebraska’s season-opening starters at quarterback over the last 30 years.

The work ethic* of transfer defensive lineman Ochaun Mathis and Stephon Wynn has linebacker Nick Henrich “super impressed.” | July arrival for Devin Drew

Nebraska is No. 7 in a ranking of teams that got the most out of the transfer portal for 2022.

Cole Stukenholtz and Husker Dan preview the 2022 corps of defensive backs.

JULY 3, 2022

Trev Alberts sees the need for NIL governance* as a front-burner issue with no easy answers.

Husker Doc Talk takes up the Big Ten’s expansion and where college football ultimately is headed. | Shatel: B1G power play*

Here’s a sport-by-sport look* at what UCLA and USC bring to the Big Ten.

This week in Husker history: Tommie Frazier gets medical clearance to resume his pro football career.

JULY 2, 2022

Quarterbacks Casey Thompson, Chubba Purdy and Matt Masker talk about Mark Whipple’s system and more in in this video interview.

Enter the Californians for Nebraska drawing for tickets and lodging for the Oklahoma-Nebraska game, and mark your calendar for CFN’s annual picnic.

Barry Jackson, three-star wide receiver from Ellenwood, Ga., announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Discuss | Class of 2023

Freshman inside linebacker Ernest Hausmann* is seeing the benefits of his own work ethic and his older teammates’ mentorship.

JULY 1, 2022

Athletic director Trev Alberts* sees turbulent times* ahead for college athletics beyond conference realignment: “Additional change is coming. It will be uncomfortable.”

From Athlon Sports, 10 must-see matchups in the expanded Big Ten. | Five games to remember

It’s the first anniversary of NIL rights* for college players, and Hail Varsity looks at how the year unfolded. | Will Congress step in?

Losses mounted. A pair of Husker legends rose up. A racial barrier fell. Take a stroll through Memorial Stadium’s third decade.