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OCTOBER 31, 2019

Steven M. Sipple would like to see the Huskers show more hunger in the final four games of the regular season.

A day after he missed a court date, safety Marquel Dismuke’s traffic case is resolved with a $100 fine.

Friends and former training partners Wan’Dale and Rondale are set to meet again this weekend.

Backyard competition with his older brothers toughened up Luke McCaffrey.

Scott Frost wasn’t revealing much as he spoke to reporters for the last time before the game at Purdue. Get all the coverage from Thursday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Purdue’s defense is focused on stopping the Huskers’ RPO.

Steve Potter, lawyer and colorful hotdog slinger at Memorial Stadium, has died at age 74.*

OCTOBER 30, 2019

The LJS and OWH* file their scouting reports on the Boilermakers. | BTN preview | Carriker’s pick* | More predictions

An Orlando columnist says it’s evident that Scott Frost inherited a better situation at UCF than at Nebraska.

The Huskers practiced outside again in the cold and snow, with one aim being a boost in mental toughness. Get more from Wednesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Slow starts have been a problem for the Boilermakers in 2019.

Athlon outlines five keys for the Huskers to get to a bowl game.

Bill Moos discusses facilities, the state of the program and more with Adam Carriker.*

OCTOBER 29, 2019

The program’s rich tradition has become more of a burden than a benefit, Dirk Chatelain writes.

Former Husker Will Compton, released last month by the Saints, is signing with the Oakland Raiders

Husker Dan says Frost’s guys will be the ones who truly change the team’s culture.

Should some assistant coaches’ jobs be on the line? Dr. Rob Zatechka gives his thoughts.

The NCAA’s top policy-making group votes to allow college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness “in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.”

Adrian Martinez says he’s physically ready and expects to play against Purdue. Get all the news from Tuesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Adam Carriker looks at the Huskers’ path to bowl eligibility.*

HuskerOnline has a rundown of the fan-friendly features coming to Memorial Stadium.

OCTOBER 28, 2019

Nebraska faces the nation’s 10th-toughest November schedule, according to ESPN’s FPI rankings.

Wide receiver Miles Jones has entered his name in the transfer portal. | Tracking attrition

Monday Morning Quarterback: Were Indiana players faking injuries to slow the Huskers’ tempo?

Barney Cotton’s family says his recovery from heart transplant surgery last week is going as expected.*

Staying dialed in on the details was a common thread as Scott Frost and players discussed Saturday’s loss and the preparations for Purdue. Get all the coverage of Monday’s press conference here. | Updates & discussion

Jack Plummer is named Purdue’s starter at quarterback against Nebraska, but receiver Rondale Moore’s status has yet to be determined.

OCTOBER 27, 2019

Tad Stryker says more fan patience will be needed as the defense’s struggles continue. More day-after commentary and analysis: Sipple, McKewon,* Gabriel, Husker Mike, Wolken, Heady,* Peterson, Washut

Indiana’s athletic director revels in the Hoosiers’ win, saying Nebraska’s staff had “no respect” for Indiana. | Discuss

See how the Huskers match up statistically with the Boilermakers. | Illini “exposed” Purdue | Nebraska favored

This week in Husker history: A signature win in 1994, an epic upset in 1959, and opportunistic victories in 1924 and ’44.

OCTOBER 26, 2019

Indiana 38, Nebraska 31. A porous defense and miscues on offense doom the Huskers as they fall to 4-4. Coverage on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser | Photos

Who will carry the load today on offense? Tad Stryker’s pregame fan survey points to Dedrick Mills. | Injury updates

Tennessee’s blunders helped deliver quarterbacks Adrian Martinez and Michael Penix Jr. to Nebraska and Indiana.

It’s being seen as a game that could set the trajectory for the rest of the Huskers’ season as Nebraska and Indiana tangle on Saturday. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2), Omaha,* Grand Island (1, 2), Fort Wayne and Batesville. Commentary: Christopherson, Sipple, Shatel,* Babcock, Callahan, Brew.

FLIP SHEET | PREDICTIONS | AUDIO+CHAT | BBS

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Former Husker Brett Maher’s jersey is on display in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Free chat for the Indiana game is now up and running.

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

The recruiting emphasis this weekend will be on walk-ons. | OLB on official visit*

Adam Carriker hopes Maurice Washington’s time away will help him get on the right path.*

Athlon previews the game and picks the Hoosiers by 10. | More predictions | McKewon’s three keys*

OCTOBER 24, 2019

Scott Frost says he has a good idea of what the Huskers will do at quarterback against Indiana but isn’t giving details. More from Thursday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

UCF’s loss is Nebraska’s gain when it comes to the recruiting touch of Sean Beckton, an Orlando columnist writes.

Adam Carriker says it’s now or never* for the 2019 Huskers as he previews the Indiana game and picks the Huskers in a close one. | BTN preview

OCTOBER 23, 2019

Scouting the Hoosiers: An offense that’s clicking, but a defense that appears vulnerable.*

Linebacker Rodney Groce from Alabama announces he has decommitted from Nebraska. | 2020 class

Wan’Dale Robinson has been named to the midseason watch list for the FWAA Freshman All-America Team.

Jeremy Pernell says it’s becoming obvious that Scott Frost needs time to build the roster with his guys.

Barney Cotton undergoes a successful heart transplant, but the former Husker player and assistant coach faces a long recovery process.

Coaches say they’re hopeful that Adrian Martinez and Wan’Dale Robinson can return to action Saturday against Indiana. Full coverage from Wednesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

The OWH looks at the unusual Indiana-Nebraska series history.

JoJo Domann* talks with Adam Carriker about the Huskers’ need for more mental toughness, the team’s goals for the rest of the season and more.

An Iowa Western kicker gets a Nebraska walk-on offer.

OCTOBER 22, 2019

Barret Pickering is kicking again, but coaches are being cautious with his workload. Get all the news from Tuesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

The Colorado linebacker who twisted Adrian Martinez’s leg after a tackle last season has entered the transfer portal.

USA Today’s annual salary database has Scott Frost’s pay as fifth* in the Big Ten and tied for 14th nationally.

Dr. Rob Zatechka talks about Maurice Washington, Lawrence Phillips, culture, and the balance coaches need when mentoring student-athletes.

Adam Carriker discusses the Huskers’ need for improvement in the trenches.*

Husker Dan examines Nebraska’s bowl chances.

OCTOBER 21, 2019

Maurice Washington won’t play against Indiana, and his future with the team is uncertain. More from Monday’s press conference here. | Updates & discussion

Monday Morning Quarterback: Will the Huskers turn their season around against the Hoosiers?

The Nov. 2 game at Purdue will have an 11 a.m. CDT start and a Fox telecast.

OCTOBER 20, 2019

Hail Varsity’s Derek Peterson notes that his bold predictions for the 2019 Huskers aren’t panning out. More commentary: Sipple, McKewon,* Washut, Cavanaugh

Brett Maher does it again: The former Husker nails his third career field goal of 62 yards or more, this one a 63-yarder for the Dallas Cowboys against the Philadelphia Eagles. | More NFL Huskers

Indiana has the statistical edge heading into Saturday’s game in Lincoln. | About the Hoosiers

This week in Husker history: Turnovers are Nebraska’s undoing in narrow losses to Texas (1999) and Iowa State (2009).

OCTOBER 19, 2019

The LJS and OWH (1, 2)* offer their midseason reviews of the 2019 Huskers. | Offense’s funk* | Sipple: Bowl is essential

Indiana is coming to Lincoln next week with a chance to clinch bowl eligibility after a 34-28 win Saturday at Maryland.

The Big Ten West race takes an unexpected turn as Illinois stuns No. 6 Wisconsin on a walk-off field goal. | Highlights

This bye week has been Scott Frost’s first since he was at Oregon in 2015.

HuskerOnline examines the growing payroll of Nebraska Athletics.

OCTOBER 18, 2019

An enhanced Tunnel Walk experience will be part of the North Stadium expansion project.

This year’s Jake Young Memorial Scholarship goes to Matt Farniok.

OCTOBER 17, 2019

Scott Frost says of the Minnesota loss that a portion of the team wasn’t “ready to play* in that type of game.” | Vedral graded well | Audio

There’s another delay* in Maurice Washington’s California legal case, pushing the next court session into mid-December.

Eric Crouch* talks with Adam Carriker about the offense’s struggles and more. | Help on the way*

A Pennsylvania writer applauds the sportsmanship at Nebraska.

OCTOBER 16, 2019

Omaha Westside’s Grant Tagge announces he’s walking on at Nebraska. | Recruiting update

HuskerMax will have a travel and tailgate package for the Illinois game in Ireland. Details here.

Nebraska will pay Southeastern Louisiana $600,000 for playing in Lincoln in 2021.

Healthy again, receiver Kade Warner hopes to help the Huskers down the stretch.

Brandon Reilly and Mohammed Seisay are selected during the second day of the XFL draft.

Maurice Washington’s preliminary hearing in California is expected to be scheduled during a court session Thursday.

Nebraska Athletics’ graduation success rate reaches a record high of 93 percent.

Adam Carriker* says the bye week is something the Huskers need right now.

Be ready for the colder part of the season with the Columbia Insulated Puffer Jacket or the Champion Scout Jacket.

OCTOBER 15, 2019

Scott Frost says Wan’Dale Robinson’s injury is not a season-ender, and this week’s practices will be all about going “back to the basics.” | Video | Notes

De’Mornay Pierson-El and Alonzo Moore are selected in the XFL draft.

Dr. Rob Zatechka says the Huskers’ lack of depth is becoming evident. | Athlon: Back to Square One

OCTOBER 14, 2019

The LJS sees four items on the Huskers’ docket before the Indiana game. | Quest for answers

Husker Dan delves into what’s ailing the Huskers.

The Huskers and Illinois will open the 2021 season in Dublin, Ireland, in the Aer Lingus College Football Classic. | Discuss | How it happened | Dublin attractions* | ’92 Tokyo memories: 1, 2

Monday Morning Quarterback: Are you seeing season-over-season improvement from the Huskers?

The Indiana game will have a 2:30 p.m. start and a BTN telecast.

OCTOBER 13, 2019

Fremont Bergan lineman Eli Simonson announces he’s walking on at Nebraska.

Steven M. Sipple says it’s a prime week for fueling up the Husker Air Fleet in pursuit of much-needed talent. More day-after commentary and analysis: McKewon,* Gabriel, Husker Mike, Heady,* Peterson, Washut

Former Husker Brett Maher makes NFL history by kicking his second career 62-yard field goal. | Video | More NFL Huskers

Nebraska is No. 1 in USA Today’s misery index.

This week in Husker history: A blue-collar win at Kansas State in ’94.

OCTOBER 12, 2019

Minnesota 34, Nebraska 7. The Huskers get manhandled in Minneapolis. Go to the game page for coverage. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser

Marquis Black, a three-star defensive lineman from Georgia, announces his commitment to the Huskers. | 2020 class | Discuss

Former Husker linebacker Mike Kennedy shares behind-the-scenes stories about Bob Devaney, Tom Osborne and more.

Check out the two teams’ hype videos.

There’s a question mark at quarterback as the underdog Huskers get set for a frigid faceoff Saturday night against unbeaten Minnesota. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3), Omaha,* Grand Island (1, 2), St. Paul (1, 2)* and Minneapolis (1, 2). Commentary: Sipple, Christopherson, Callahan, Shatel,* McKewon,* Scoggins.

FLIP SHEET | PREDICTIONS | AUDIO+CHAT | BBS

OCTOBER 11, 2019

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

Free chat for the Minnesota game is now up and running.

The Denver Broncos sign former Nebraska fullback Andy Janovich to a three-year, $5.7 million contract extension.

Need a gift idea? Try the Huskers Lucky Turf Plaque.

From the Washington Post, a look at the obsessively analytical ways of former Nebraska coach Bill Callahan.*

Athlon previews the game and has the Gophers winning by two touchdowns. | More predictions

OCTOBER 10, 2019

The Huskers get a walk-on commitment from Fremont lineman Keegan Menning.*

The LJS ponders what Nebraska’s offense might look like with Noah Vedral at QB. | Power of fate?* | McCaffrey and the redshirt rule*

Husker receiver Todd Honas hopes he is showing deaf and hearing-impaired kids that “it’s possible, whatever you want to do.”

Central Florida’s McKenzie Milton is rooting for his former teammate Noah Vedral.

Mohamed Barry and Damian Jackson are named contenders for national awards, while former Husker Dominic Raiola is a finalist for the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame.

Scott Frost had no injury updates but said Adrian Martinez will make the trip to Minneapolis. More from Thursday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

In a TV interview, Noah Vedral discusses being prepared to step in at quarterback.

OCTOBER 9, 2019

Scouting the Gophers: LJS, H247, OWH,* Corn Nation | Carriker prediction* | More picks

Bigger is better in Bill Moos’ grand vision for the new football complex. | Preaching patience*

Check out BTN’s preview of the Minnesota game.

At age 106, longtime fan Thelma Chase* has finally attended her first Husker games.

Athlon looks at the offense’s bumpy ride and says an immediate turnaround isn’t likely.

Adrian Martinez and JD Spielman were in full pads Wednesday, but their status for Saturday wasn’t clear. More from Wednesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

A cancer survivor receives something special from Scott Frost and Matt Davison.

Wan’Dale Robinson* talks with Adam Carriker about the winning drive against Northwestern, his versatile role and more.

OCTOBER 8, 2019

Husker cornerback Lamar Jackson is the No. 17 pick in a CBS Sports mock NFL draft.

The Gophers are preparing for the wintry weather that’s expected Saturday. | Confidence on defense

Ronald Delancy III, a three-star cornerback from Florida, announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Class of 2020 | Discuss

Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander says Minnesota’s talent at receiver will be a challenge for the Huskers. More from Tuesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Dr. Rob Zatechka says there’s a lot ailing the Nebraska offense.

Adam Carriker offers his thoughts on the elevation of Bill Callahan* to interim head coach of the Washington Redskins.

It might be the busiest restaurant in Lincoln: A look inside Dave Ellis’ Husker training table.

HuskerOnline examines where the money for the new football complex might come from.

OCTOBER 7, 2019

Husker Dan looks back at the memorable finish of the Northwestern game.

Quarterback Adrian Martinez’s status remains uncertain five days before the game at Minnesota. More from the Huskers’ weekly press conference here. | Updates & discussion

Monday Morning Quarterback: Will the Huskers go to a bowl?

Athlon takes stock of the Huskers at the season’s midpoint.

Wan’Dale Robinson earns Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors for the second time in three weeks, and he is named to the weekly Hornung Award Honor Roll.

Former Nebraska coach Bill Callahan becomes interim head coach of the Washington Redskins after the firing of Jay Gruden. | Chatelain commentary*

OCTOBER 6, 2019

Stryker Report: Looking ahead after a walk-off win.

Steven M. Sipple suspects a scarcity of reliable weapons at the skill positions is making play-calling a challenge for Scott Frost. More day-after commentary and analysis: McKewon,* Christopherson, Gabriel, Heady,* Husker Mike, Washut, Peterson, Vogel.

Take a look at former Husker Nate Gerry’s pick-six Sunday for the Eagles. | More NFL Huskers

Millard West defensive tackle Baylor Brannen announces he’s walking on* at Nebraska.

See how the Huskers and Gophers match up statistically. | Minnesota favored

This week in Husker history: Nebraska is shut out on the road, and its 24-game winning streak ends. Can you name the opponent and the year?

OCTOBER 5, 2019

Nebraska 13, Northwestern 10. Lamar Jackson’s interception, Wan’Dale Robinson’s catch and Lane McCallum’s walk-off field goal win it for the Huskers after Noah Vedral takes over at QB for an injured Adrian Martinez. Details on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Postgame presser | Highlights | Photos

What’s the strength of the 2019 Huskers? Fans surveyed Saturday morning by Tad Stryker says it’s the Blackshirts’ run defense.

Check out the Huskers’ pregame hype video.

Saturday’s challenge for the Huskers is to bounce back from last week’s drubbing — and to do so against an opponent that has been an unexpected nemesis for Nebraska in the Big Ten. Here are the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4), Omaha and Grand Island (1, 2). Commentary: Sipple, Babcock, Shatel,* McKewon,* Callahan, Christopherson.

FLIP SHEET | PREDICTIONS | CHAT+AUDIO | BBS

OCTOBER 4, 2019

Free chat for Nebraska vs. Northwestern is now up and running.

Johnny Rodgers sees Heisman potential in Adrian Martinez but says the sophomore quarterback needs more help* than he’s getting this season. | Barrier-breaking Devaney*

Linebacker Rodney Groce Jr. from Alabama has committed to the Huskers. | 2020 class | Discuss

Athlon says a third consecutive overtime game in the Nebraska-Northwestern series wouldn’t be a surprise. | Predictions

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

The Northwestern paper looks at the Wildcats’ task of stopping Adrian Martinez.

OCTOBER 3, 2019

Two starters on Northwestern’s offense — running back Isaiah Bowser and left tackle Rashawn Slater — are listed as questionable for Saturday’s game. | NW depth chart

Steven M. Sipple marvels at Northwestern’s level of success in Big Ten play against the Huskers. | Turnover margin vital*

A newly announced game with Louisiana Tech completes the 2023 schedule, and a game with Northern Illinois is moved from 2021 to 2027.

Nebraska’s has an eye toward the future with its first-ever Spanish-language radio football play-by-play.*

Scott Frost says Ben Stille will start in place of Khalil Davis, and he says of Davis’ suspension, “We don’t condone what he did on the field.” More from Thursday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Adam Carriker* says the Huskers’ run defense must step up, and he has Nebraska winning by a touchdown. | More predictions | Upset alert?

OCTOBER 2, 2019

The Big Ten Network previews Saturday’s game. | Scouting the Wildcats: LJS, Corn Nation, OWH*

Jeremy Pernell takes stock of the Huskers’ month of September.

Khalil Davis must sit out the Northwestern game after being suspended by the Big Ten for striking an Ohio State player. Scott Frost says the university supports the disciplinary action. | Discuss

The Cincinnati Bengals have elevated former Husker Stanley Morgan Jr. from their practice squad to their active roster.

Offensive coordinator Troy Walters says imprecise route-running has contributed to the Huskers’ struggles: “We’ve got to trust each other, and we’ve got to play together.” More from Wednesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

A look at the stats shows how Northwestern’s defense makes an opposing offense earn its points.

Dedrick Mills* on Scott Frost’s offense: “I love the way we run. … The whole process is a run-downhill offense.” | A fit at FB

OCTOBER 1, 2019

Waverly athlete Mason Nieman becomes the second in-state player this week to announce he’s walking on* at Nebraska.

Dr. Rob Zatechka discusses his expectations for the rest of the season and the adjustments he thinks Adrian Martinez needs to make.

Adam Carriker says old-school elements* can be an effective fixture in Scott Frost’s offense, and Sam McKewon says to get used to the double wing.*

Coaches on defense said after Tuesday’s practice that the Huskers need to be assignment-sound and force Northwestern’s “patient” offense into mistakes. Full coverage here. | Updates & discussion