November 2019 fresh links
NOVEMBER 30, 2019
Saturday’s results ended Nebraska’s long-shot chance of getting a bowl berth at 5-7.
NOVEMBER 29, 2019
Travis Fisher gets the nod as top Husker assistant coach in Tad Stryker’s pregame fan survey.
Clinching a bowl berth and ending an ignominious streak against their border-state rivals are the goals Friday for the Huskers as they take on Iowa. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2), Omaha,* Grand Island, Quad Cities (1, 2, 3) and Des Moines. Commentary: Sipple, Babcock, Shatel,* Peterson, Callahan.
NOVEMBER 28, 2019
Free chat for Nebraska vs. Iowa is up and running.
NOVEMBER 27, 2019
A Des Moines columnist says the Hawkeyes are motivated to “keep their foot on the Cornhuskers’ throats.”
NOVEMBER 26, 2019
Steven M. Sipple says Iowa’s recent rushing totals against Nebraska are a telling measure.
Nebraska’s snub is front and center in this Sports Illustrated cover story about Joe Burrow.
Watch the GBRewind highlights and behind-the-scenes footage from Nebraska at Maryland.
Several local, regional and international construction companies are reportedly vying for the contract to build Nebraska’s $155 million training complex.
Husker Doc Talk sizes up the budding rivalry with Iowa and which team has the better program now.
Nebraska has winning Black Friday records against Oklahoma and Colorado, but not Iowa.
NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Husker Dan says is OK to feel good about the big win over a bad team.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Will the Huskers get the win against Iowa?
NOVEMBER 24, 2019
Steven M. Sipple likes the sizzle Luke McCaffrey brings to the offense but says wait until spring for any quarterback controversy. More day-after commentary and analysis: McKewon,* Gabriel, Husker Mike, Peterson, Heady.* | Five burning questions
This week in Husker history: After barely surviving a monumental fourth-quarter collapse, the Huskers win in overtime at Colorado.
NOVEMBER 23, 2019
Up next is Iowa, 19-10 winners Saturday against Illinois.
Nebraska 54, Maryland 7. It’s all Huskers in College Park as Nebraska romps and gives its reserves plenty of playing time. Coverage on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser | Postgame notes
NOVEMBER 22, 2019
A win at Maryland is a must if the Huskers are to salvage the season and go bowling. Here are the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2), Omaha,* Grand Island (1, 2), Baltimore and College Park. Commentary: Sipple, Shatel,* Callahan, Peterson.
Free chat for Nebraska vs. Maryland is now up and running.
Hail Varsity looks at Bill Jennings’ contribution to the success of Bob Devaney’s earliest teams at Nebraska.
Elkhorn South’s Elliott Brown announces he’ll walk on at Nebraska as a wide receiver.
NOVEMBER 21, 2019
Running back Dedrick Mills is driven in part by a will to succeed for his family in Georgia.
Wan’Dale Robinson’s status for Saturday appears iffy as Scott Frost said he’s “hopeful” the dynamic freshman will play again before the regular season is over. More from Thursday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion
Nebraska’s sellout streak appears untouchable after Notre Dame’s comes to an end.
NOVEMBER 20, 2019
The 2019 Sam Foltz Memorial Scholarship goes to tight end Jack Stoll.
Lamar Jackson* says his benching last year is helping him show younger players the way.
Here’s an examination of how the Huskers’ running game worked against Wisconsin.
NOVEMBER 19, 2019
Dr. Rob Zatechka gives his diagnosis on Nebraska’s tackling fundamentals.
Adam Carriker has a two-part formula for improving the defense.*
Athlon sees reasons for optimism for the Huskers’ O-line.
NOVEMBER 18, 2019
Things are sounding awfully familiar to Husker Dan after the loss to Wisconsin.
Scott Frost says winning and losing are habits, and there are “a few too many guys on our team that are conditioned to not win. And we need to flip that.” Go here for more from Monday’s press conference. | Updates & discussion
Monday Morning Quarterback: Was it a good move to extend Scott Frost’s contract?
NOVEMBER 17, 2019
From Tad Stryker, a tip of the hat to the Cornhusker Marching Band.
The Huskers open as a touchdown-plus favorite over Maryland.
This week’s stats matchup shows the Huskers with an advantage over the Terrapins.
This week in Husker history: Sophomore I-back Jeff Kinney outshines Heisman winner Steve Owens as Nebraska rolls to a lopsided upset at Oklahoma.
NOVEMBER 16, 2019
Nebraska gets a walk-on commitment from running back Trevin Luben of Wahoo.
Wisconsin 37, Nebraska 21. Dedrick Mills’ big day isn’t enough as the short-handed Huskers hang tough but fall to the Badgers. Go to the game page for coverage. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser | Photos
Nebraska will be without at least three starters against Wisconsin: Wan’Dale Robinson, Darrion Daniels and Carlos Davis.
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
Can the Huskers hang with Wisconsin and avoid getting gashed once again by the Badgers’ ground game? Here are the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2), Omaha,* Grand Island (1, 2) and Madison. Commentary: Sipple, Christopherson, Shatel,* Babcock, Oates, Callahan.
Pregame tailgates for former players have gotten an upgrade this season.
Free chat for the Wisconsin game is up and running.
Jack Hoffman has landed a full-ride scholarship offer from Midland head coach and former Husker assistant Jeff Jamrog.
NOVEMBER 14, 2019
Dedrick Mills recalls his high school days in Georgia, playing linebacker against Deshaun Watson.
Steven M. Sipple says a key question for the Huskers at this juncture is this: Who wants to keep brawling?
Scott Frost says Wan’Dale Robinson has “a good chance to play” against Wisconsin, but it remains “wait and see.” Frost says he’s seen a “boost of energy” from the team, “so hopefully it carries over to Saturday.” | Thursday practice report | Updates & discussion
Wan’Dale Robinson is one of four finalists for the Paul Hornung Award, which goes to the nation’s most versatile player.
NOVEMBER 13, 2019
Tom Shatel says it’s too soon to judge the work of defensive coordinator Erik Chinander.*
Check out BTN’s preview of Saturday’s game.
Despite Joe Burrow’s stellar season at LSU, Steven M. Sipple says Scott Frost shouldn’t second-guess his decision to stick with his initial QB plan.
Three Devaney-era Huskers – Dick Czap, Jerry List and Wayne Meylan – make the top 10 in a ranking of all-time football greats from Michigan’s Bay City area.
Freshman linebacker Garrett Nelson* talks with Adam Carriker about earning a Blackshirt and preparing for Wisconsin.
NOVEMBER 12, 2019
Nebraska’s linebackers will have to contend with Wisconsin fullback Mason Stokke, who has helped open holes for tailback Jonathan Taylor.
Nebraska has company in going from ranked in the preseason to under .500 currently.
Former Husker Tony Davis talks with Adam Carriker about Nebraska’s running backs, option football, the offense’s struggles and more.
Athlon looks at the Huskers’ biggest challenges for the rest of 2019.
Husker Doc Talk discusses Wisconsin’s running game, Minnesota’s success and more.
NOVEMBER 11, 2019
As the Husker staff makes more scholarship offers on the defensive side, a four-star cornerback* from Florida announces plans to visit Lincoln this weekend.
Scott Frost says the team is “tired of the little mistakes,” but he wants more conviction from the players to fix them. Go here for all the coverage from Monday’s game-week press conference. | Updates & discussion
Monday Morning Quarterback: Is it time to play more true freshmen?
The Maryland game will have a 2:30 p.m. start and a BTN telecast.
Brandon Vogel wonders whether running the ball against Wisconsin will even be worth trying.
Communication breakdowns appear to be contributing to the Nebraska defense’s troubles on third down.
NOVEMBER 10, 2019
Junior college recruiting has picked up for Nebraska over the last week.
This week in Husker history: Frank Solich’s 89-yard kickoff return for a touchdown sparks Nebraska to a win over Oklahoma State.
NOVEMBER 9, 2019
Eric Crouch references his NCAA ham sandwich incident as he offers encouragement to Ohio State’s Chase Young.
NOVEMBER 8, 2019
Two Florida State commits have scheduled Nebraska visits after the firing of FSU coach Willie Taggart.
NOVEMBER 7, 2019
Friday practices, which include a heavy dose of true freshmen who are seeing little or no game action, are said to be offering encouraging signs.
It was four years ago tonight that the Huskers had Memorial Stadium rocking with a 39-38 win over No. 6 Michigan State. Highlights and full game here.
Retiring from coaching has allowed former Husker Jimmy Burrow* to enjoy his son Joe’s success at LSU.
There are half a dozen ultra-unlikely scenarios in which Nebraska can still win the Big Ten West.
Adam Carriker would like to see these five young Huskers* play more down the stretch.
NOVEMBER 6, 2019
This brief video explains stories behind two Memorial Stadium statues, the Husker Legacy Statue and the Osborne-Berringer Statue, both by sculptor Fred Hoppe.
The HuskerMax 2 Ireland website is now live. Reserve your spot now and get the best available seats.
NOVEMBER 5, 2019
Husker Doc Talk tries to make sense of the Huskers’ continuing struggles.
See how former Huskers fared in Week 9 of NFL play.
Mohamed Barry says the team’s current “buy-in” issues pale in comparison to players’ rebellion in recent years.
Scott Frost and dozens of other coaches weigh in on the College Football Playoff in an ESPN survey.
Husker Dan says there are no easy fixes in Scott Frost’s rebuilding of the Huskers.
Athlon looks at five freshmen who should see more action in November.
Adam Carriker says the film shows that defensive effort* was lacking at times against Purdue.
NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Damian Jackson is named one of five national finalists for the 2019 Armed Forces Merit Award.
The Wisconsin game, with a start time of 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. CST.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Has Scott Frost been pushing the right buttons in motivating his players?
NOVEMBER 3, 2019
Parker Gabriel looks at how inaccurate ball placement or inaccurate reads hindered Adrian Martinez and the Husker offense against Purdue. More day-after commentary and analysis: McKewon,* Sipple, Christopherson, Husker Mike, Washut, Heady*
This week in Husker history: The Blackshirts come up big in wins over Texas A&M in 1999 and Oklahoma in 2009.
NOVEMBER 2, 2019
Nebraska and Purdue both have slumps they’ll try to rid themselves of when the teams clash Saturday. Here are the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2), Omaha, Grand Island (1, 2, 3)* and Lafayette.* Commentary: Sipple, Christopherson, Babcock, Shatel,* McKewon,* Padilla, Callahan.
NOVEMBER 1, 2019
A Canadian O-line prospect whose recruitment has recently heated up will visit Lincoln on Sunday.
Free chat for the Purdue game is up and running.
Jeremy Pernell gives out C’s and D’s as he recaps the Huskers’ performance in October.
Looking for a gift idea? Try the mini helmet signed by Tom Osborne and Johnny Rodgers.
True freshman Chris Hickman is likely to get some work against Purdue, tight ends coach Sean Beckton says.