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NOVEMBER 30, 2019

Looking back on the season and what lies ahead in 2020: Gabriel, Heady, Shatel,* O’Gara

Saturday’s results ended Nebraska’s long-shot chance of getting a bowl berth at 5-7.

NOVEMBER 29, 2019

Iowa 27, Nebraska 24. The Huskers fall on a last-second field goal after fighting back from a 14-point deficit. Details on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Photos | Postgame presser

Travis Fisher gets the nod as top Husker assistant coach in Tad Stryker’s pregame fan survey.

Wan’Dale Robinson, who has missed the last two games, is suited up for the Iowa game.

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.

FLIP SHEET | PREDICTIONS | AUDIO+CHAT | BBS

NOVEMBER 28, 2019

Free chat for Nebraska vs. Iowa is up and running.

NOVEMBER 27, 2019

Four bowls appear to be the likeliest landing spots* for the Huskers if they win Friday — and there’s a slight chance a loss wouldn’t end Nebraska’s season.

Scouting the Hawkeyes: LJS, OWH,* Corn Nation | BTN game preview

Husker players made the rounds Wednesday afternoon at five Lincoln hospitals, and it was particularly meaningful for Christian Gaylord. Here are photos and video.

Husker assistant Jovan Dewitt is nominated for the 2019 Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award.

Scott Frost says “we’ve got some guys banged up” but “we also have some guys that have a chance to play who haven’t played lately.” More from Wednesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

A Des Moines columnist says the Hawkeyes are motivated to “keep their foot on the Cornhuskers’ throats.”

The Cedar Rapids paper previews the game and has Iowa winning by 10. | Carriker’s prediction* | More picks

NOVEMBER 26, 2019

Steven M. Sipple says Iowa’s recent rushing totals against Nebraska are a telling measure.

The Huskers land commitments from two juco linebackers, Junior Aho and Jamoi Hodge. | Class of 2020

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz and players talk about the Huskers, rivals, respect, the Hawkeyes’ sputtering ground game and more.

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.

Athlon and College Football News preview the game and come up with opposite predictions. | More picks

Gift ideas: The autographed Osborne Rooskies Plaque and more wall decor.

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?

Kanawai Noa’s season is over after the senior receiver underwent knee surgery, coach Scott Frost announces. Go here for all the coverage from Monday’s presser. | Updates & discussion

NOVEMBER 24, 2019

Check out Ndamukong Suh’s touchdown Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. | More NFL Huskers

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

See how the Huskers and Hawkeyes match up statistically. | Iowa favored by 5

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.

Millard South running back Isaiah Harris accepts a Nebraska walk-on offer.

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

Nebraska will be without Wan’Dale Robinson, Kanawai Noa and Barret Pickering, who did not make the trip to Maryland. | Travel roster

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.

FLIP SHEET | PREDICTIONS | AUDIO+CHAT | BBS

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.

Here’s a recap of the Huskers’ week of preparations for Maryland. Practice reports: MON | TUE | WED | THU

Maryland has no bowl hopes but is motivated* to finish the season strong.

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

Adam Carriker* and Athlon Sports preview the game and have Nebraska winning narrowly at Maryland. | More predictions | Scouting the Terps: LJS, OWH*

Tommie Frazier is No. 8 in Sporting News’ top 10 college football players of all time, Tom Osborne is the No. 3 coach and Johnny Rodgers has the No. 5 play. | Top debate

Nebraska’s sellout streak appears untouchable after Notre Dame’s comes to an end.

NOVEMBER 20, 2019

Wan’Dale Robinson and Kanawai Noa were not in pads for Wednesday morning’s practice. Go here for all the coverage. | Updates & discussion

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

Frank Solich sets the record for most wins by a Mid-American Conference coach as his Ohio Bobcats throttle Bowling Green, 66-24. | The long road

Dr. Rob Zatechka gives his diagnosis on Nebraska’s tackling fundamentals.

Mohamed Barry is one of six finalists for the Pop Warner National College Football Award.

More snaps are in store Saturday for true freshman Ty Robinson after he got his first game action against Wisconsin. Go here for all the coverage from Tuesday’s practice. | Updates & discussion

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?

The Pro Bowl-caliber play of former Husker Lavonte David has gone largely unnoticed during his eight NFL seasons in Tampa Bay. | NFL Huskers, Week 11

NOVEMBER 17, 2019

From Tad Stryker, a tip of the hat to the Cornhusker Marching Band.

Parker Gabriel says three key plays against Wisconsin underscore Nebraska’s shortage of weapons on offense. More day-after commentary and analysis: McKewon,* Sipple, Heady,* Washut, Peterson

The Huskers open as a touchdown-plus favorite over Maryland.

Nebraska gets a commitment for 2021 from three-star offensive lineman Henry Lutovsky from Mount Pleasant, Iowa. | 2021 class | Discuss

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.

Nebraska announces a two-year contract extension for Scott Frost, through the end of 2026. | Moos: Why wait? | Discuss

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.

FLIP SHEET | PREDICTIONS | AUDIO+CHAT | BBS

Pregame tailgates for former players have gotten an upgrade this season.

Here’s a rundown of the recruits who are scheduled for official visits this weekend. | Huskers vs. Badgers in recruiting

Free chat for the Wisconsin game is up and running.

Senior outside linebacker Tyrin Ferguson is off the team after reportedly being dismissed for undisclosed reasons. | Discuss

Jack Hoffman has landed a full-ride scholarship offer from Midland head coach and former Husker assistant Jeff Jamrog.

NOVEMBER 14, 2019

Scott Frost says he expects several of the Huskers’ redshirting freshmen on the offensive line to “help us be better next year.” | Audio

Dedrick Mills recalls his high school days in Georgia, playing linebacker against Deshaun Watson.

There will be a heavy Florida presence among the official visitors* expected in Lincoln this weekend.

Steven M. Sipple says a key question for the Huskers at this juncture is this: Who wants to keep brawling?

Wisconsin’s running game has been the Badgers’ ticket to dominating the series since Nebraska’s entry in the Big Ten. | Time-consuming drives* | O-line formula

Nebraska gets a walk-on commitment from Braden Klover, a linebacker from eight-man Southern High in Wymore.

Junior defensive lineman Ben Stille has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VII team.

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

The second-longest sellout streak in college football will end this weekend when Notre Dame hosts Navy. | NU’s top spot secure

College Football News, Athlon and Adam Carriker* preview the game and offer their predictions. | More picks

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.*

Scouting the Badgers: LJS, OWH*

Redshirt freshman walk-on running back Moses Bryant is entering the NCAA’s transfer portal.

Check out BTN’s preview of Saturday’s game.

Troy Walters says it’s “wait and see” on how ready Wan’Dale Robinson will be for the Wisconsin game. Go here for all the coverage from Wednesday’s practice. | Updates & discussion

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.

ESPN wonders whether Nebraska is “too far gone” as it takes a lengthy look at the task faced by Scott Frost. | Discuss

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

Watch this NET feature about the comeback of the 110-year-old “Come a Runnin’ Boys.” | “Neat moment”

Athletic Director Bill Moos preaches patience with the “most visible” Husker sports. | Audio

Nebraska’s linebackers will have to contend with Wisconsin fullback Mason Stokke, who has helped open holes for tailback Jonathan Taylor.

Tuesday’s practice is finished, and there’s news of two new Blackshirt recipients. Go here for all the coverage. | Updates & discussion

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

Wisconsin defensive tackle Bryson Williams, a Lincoln Southeast grad, will miss Saturday’s game with a leg injury.

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

Steven M. Sipple doesn’t expect Nebraska’s rocky season to result in staff changes. | McKewon: Hindsight on Burrow* | Washut: Five burning questions

Junior college recruiting has picked up for Nebraska over the last week.

Joshua Kalu’s blocked field goal ices the Tennessee Titans’ win over the Kansas City Chiefs. | More NFL Huskers

Wisconsin holds a convincing statistical edge heading into Saturday’s game. | Badgers favored by 13

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

Sleep comes at a premium for Scott Frost as he tries to fix the Huskers’ problems. | Fan feedback | Shatel: Passion comes first*

The Wisconsin game will kick off at 11 a.m. on BTN. | Badgers edge Hawkeyes

Here’s a rundown of some of the scholarship offers made during the idle week. | Recruiting status report

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.

In this BTN segment, Urban Meyer and Gerry Dinardo talk about how conference realignment has affected college football and Nebraska in particular. | Discuss

NOVEMBER 7, 2019

Zach Duval says the bye week is no time to rest in the weight room. More from the head strength coach’s “Sports Nightly” appearance: 1, 2* | Audio

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.

Improved blocking and schoolwork are promising signs for Husker commit Zavier Betts, the coveted wide receiver from Bellevue West. | Class of 2020

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.

Scott Frost says the quarterbacks overall “have played well enough for us to win. We’ve got to get better around them.” Go here for all the coverage from Wednesday’s practice. | Updates & discussion

NOVEMBER 5, 2019

The football and track teams get a walk-on commitment from Matthias Algarin of Minnesota.

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.

P.J. Fleck and Minnesota agree to a contract extension through the 2026 season. | From spoiler to contender*

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

The bye week will include work on the recruiting trail and on the practice field.*

Braxton Clark had an encouraging first start at cornerback.

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.

ESPN ranks Nebaska’s 1971 win at Oklahoma as the greatest game in college football’s 150 years, and the 1984 Orange Bowl loss to Miami is No. 2. | Game of the Century | Marvel covers

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*

National observers weigh in on Nebraska’s struggles: 1, 2, 3, 4

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

Purdue 31, Nebraska 27. The Huskers can’t hold their fourth-quarter lead, and their bowl hopes get shakier. Coverage on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser

Pregame notes: Adrian Martinez is expected to start at QB, while Cam Taylor-Britt* and Luke McCaffrey didn’t make the trip and Purdue’s Rondale Moore isn’t expected to play. | Travel roster

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.

FLIP SHEET | PREDICTIONS | AUDIO+CHAT | BBS

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.

Get caught up on the Huskers’ week of preparations for Purdue. Practice reports: MON | TUE | WED | THU

Will Rondale Moore play against Nebraska? “He has progressed but still has a ways to go, says Purdue coach Jeff Brohm.

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.