November 2021 fresh links
NOVEMBER 30, 2021
Cam Taylor-Britt and JoJo Domann earn second-team All-Big Ten honors, and five other Blackshirts are honorable mention.
This weekend’s official visits* are starting to come into focus.
Dave Feit looks at the final loss in a lamentable season.
NOVEMBER 29, 2021
Husker Dan reviews the “Sod Couple” Game.
Nebraska reportedly is pursuing Mickey Joseph, former Husker quarterback and current assistant head coach at LSU,* to become wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator. | Bio | Discuss | Coaching-search questions*
NOVEMBER 28, 2021
The answer to the Huskers’ special teams* troubles might already be in the building, Steven M. Sipple writes. | Christopherson: Hoping vs. knowing | O’Gara: The ’22 offense | McKewon: No easy climb* | Peterson: Michigan parallels | Washut: 5 burning questions | Callahan: Weekly rundown
This week in Husker history: Coach Bill Jennings is out, and the list of likely candidates to succeed him doesn’t include Bob Devaney.
NOVEMBER 27, 2021
Here are ThotDoc’s Brain Droppings on the Iowa game.
NOVEMBER 26, 2021
Iowa 28, Nebraska 21. A fourth-quarter collapse turns what was once a 15-point advantage into another one-score loss. Go to the game page for coverage and commentary. | Highlights | Stryker commentary | Kaleb Henry recap | Postgame presser | Carriker gut reaction | Big Red Over-Reaction
Which “COVID junior” who isn’t already NFL-bound would fans most like to see back in 2022? Damion Daniels comes out on top in Tad Stryker’s pregame poll.
Get live updates on the Iowa game with Fanalytix.
NOVEMBER 25, 2021
Early-1950s lineman Carl Brasee will be honored during Friday’s game as the oldest living Husker football captain.
Omaha Westside sophomore DB/WR Caleb Benning, son of former Husker running back Damon Benning, receives a scholarship offer from Nebraska.
On Thanksgiving Day fifty years ago today, this happened. Follow the link to check out the Game of the Century coverage from back in the day, and hear the original Lyell Bremser radio call at noon. | Slideshow
A 3-8 team college football favored against a 9-2 team? That hasn’t happened since at least 1978 and probably ever, says ESPN’s Chris Fallica.
Stay or go? Multiple senior day honorees are part of the the 2022 puzzle.*
Cara Loken of Nebraska and Rusty Boruff of Iowa will be honored as citizen heroes at Friday’s game.
NOVEMBER 24, 2021
Here’s the TV Depth Chart for this weekend’s games.
Dave Feit looks at the remarkable similarities and significant differences between the two Nebraska quarterbacks named Martinez.
Take advantage of the Black Friday membership special for the bulletin board.
The Iowa rivalry carries extra weight, but Nebraska just needs to beat somebody — anybody — of substance,* Dirk Chatelain writes.
Chuck Long will be on live tonight with Travis Justice and Rob Zatechka.
NOVEMBER 23, 2021
Nebraska has its hands full with Tennessee State before pulling away for a 79-73 win.
Iowa receiver and Nebraska legacy Keagan Johnson expects it to be a “surreal experience” Friday in Memorial Stadium.
Dave Feit says the Wisconsin game showed that effort, heart and hustle have never been the issue for the 2021 Huskers.
NOVEMBER 22, 2021
Adrian Martinez is out with a shoulder injury for the Iowa game, and Logan Smothers will start in his place. Go here for all the coverage and commentary from Monday’s presser. | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Game notes | Flip sheet
After yet another close loss, Nebraska earns team of the year status in this weekly look at suffering in college football.
NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Husker Doc Talk: Blown calls, statistics vs. the basics, and the Heroes Game.
Husker Dan: These guys never quit
ThotDoc’s Brain Droppings on the Wisconsin game.
This week in Husker history: The Game of the Century, plus a number of other tussles with the Sooners.
NOVEMBER 20, 2021
Follow the Wisconsin game and get live stats updates with Fanalytix.
NOVEMBER 19, 2021
Nebraska is just one of the giants of the ’80s and ’90s that have fallen on hard times.*
NOVEMBER 18, 2021
Ben Stille, working on his second master’s degree, earns Academic All-District recognition for a third consecutive year.
Adam Carriker has some thoughts on the style of offense Nebraska should run next season.
Wisconsin’s numbers on defense are daunting, but the Badgers have faced little in the way of mobile quarterbacks.*
NOVEMBER 17, 2021
Nebrasketball And-1: Kaleb Henry’s analysis of the Husker men after the loss to Creighton.
Jeremy Pernell has a shortlist for Nebraska’s search for an offensive coordinator.
Trev Alberts says Scott Frost’s commitment to Nebraska played a part in his retention for 2022.
The LJS looks at the turning point of each of the Huskers’ 10 games.
NOVEMBER 16, 2021
Who will be the Huskers’ offensive coordinator? Mark Helfrich would smack of a buddy hire and isn’t what the Huskers need anyway, Tad Stryker writes.
Nebraska baseball signee Mikey Pauley* will try to play football for the Huskers too.
NOVEMBER 15, 2021
The OWH has details from a century ago about the first radio broadcast* of a Nebraska game.
Running back Sevion Morrison has left the team, but the Huskers may get safety Deontai Williams back for the Wisconsin game. Go here for more from Monday’s game-week presser. | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Flip sheet | Game notes
NOVEMBER 14, 2021
Husker Dan speculates on the potential coaching hires.
Dr. Rob Zatechka weighs in on Scott Frost’s decision to give up play-calling duties.
This week in Husker history: Seventy years ago, Nebraska made its network TV debut in a loss to Colorado.
Next year’s game in Ireland has been attracting a “steady flow” of travel package purchases.
NOVEMBER 13, 2021
NOVEMBER 12, 2021
The Huskers’ inefficiency* with the ball shows the need for a true offensive coordinator, Sam McKewon writes.
NOVEMBER 11, 2021
The Husker women hit triple digits again in a romp over Prairie View A&M.
Former Husker Drew Brown talks with Adam Carrier about the Huskers’ kicking woes.
Wisconsin loses Chez Mellusi, its starting running back, for the rest of the season.
FOX Sports’ Joel Klatt says keeping Scott Frost was the right decision.
The UNL student government calls for an end to balloon releases at Husker football games.
NOVEMBER 10, 2021
Jeremy Pernell says it’s going to take a miracle for things to work out for Scott Frost.
Nebrasketball’s season debut featured far too much “me” ball and not enough team ball, Kaleb Henry writes.
Adrian Martinez is one of 20 semifinalists for the Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year Award.
Congrats to Damian Jackson, this year’s recipient of college football’s Armed Forces Merit Award.
NOVEMBER 9, 2021
Athlon writers weigh in on Trev Alberts’ decision.
NOVEMBER 8, 2021
Trev Alberts says on the radio that he didn’t force Scott Frost’s hand on staff changes,* and the reworked contract means “we’re both fairly incentivized to work really hard to be successful.” | Sipple commentary* | Video
Scott Frost will be back for a fifth season with less pay and a halved buyout, but four assistant coaches on offense have been fired effective immediately. | Discuss | Commentary: Callahan, Christopherson, Adelson, Myerberg, Forde, Vogel, Bender, Sipple,* Shatel,* Chatelain,* McKewon (1,* 2), Mandel, Carriker, Zatechka | Media reactions
The Wisconsin game will have a 2:30 p.m. kickoff with an ABC or ESPN telecast.
Samori Toure earns a spot on the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award.
Dave Feit looks at the latest “moral victory” and the question of progress.
NOVEMBER 7, 2021
Husker Doc Talk: Close doesn’t count anymore. More day-after commentary and analysis: Christopherson and McKewon* on Frost | Gabriel on what to fix* | Watkins on “brotherhood”* | Sipple on Taylor-Britt* | Peterson on the good & bad | Washut’s burning questions
ThotDoc submits his brain droppings on the Ohio State Game.
This week in Husker history: Calvin Jones comes off the bench to rush for 294 yards and six TDs in a come-from-behind rout of Kansas.
NOVEMBER 6, 2021
Defensive coaches come out on top in Tad Stryker’s pregame “best assistants” fan survey.
NOVEMBER 5, 2021
Norris High quarterback Cooper Hausmann commits to the Huskers as a walk-on.
Here’s a wrap-up of this week’s run-up to the Ohio State game.
Nebraska is No. 2 in this calculation of dead money paid to fired coaches.
It’s been a busy week of free agency for several NFL Huskers.
NOVEMBER 4, 2021
The Husker defense is out to prove it belongs* against the potent Buckeyes.
Warren Powers turned up the Nebraska-Missouri rivalry a few notches, but he also gave the Tigers’ football program some Nebraska flavor.*
Having Trev Alberts and Scott Frost working together should provide Husker fans comfort or at least intrigue, Steven M. Sipple writes.
Scott Frost and his mentor Chip Kelly are having similar struggles* four years into their tenures.
NOVEMBER 3, 2021
Dirk Chatelain breaks down why Nebraska looks far better on the stat sheets* than on the scoreboard.
Tight ends Austin Allen and Travis Vokolek will have NFL decisions to make after the season.
Dave Feit says the Purdue game had the feel of a turning-point loss.
NOVEMBER 2, 2021
Georgia Southern, Nebraska’s third opponent in 2022, has hired former USC coach Clay Helton as head coach.
Adam Carriker discusses pros and cons of giving Logan Smothers a start at quarterback.
Veterans and active-duty military will be honored in a number of ways Saturday.
NOVEMBER 1, 2021
Amid speculation about his job security, Scott Frost says he’s excited for this season and next. Go here for more from Monday’s presser. | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Flip sheet | Pregame notes
From an Ohio State site, five things to know about Nebraska.