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SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

Aurora tight end Nate Boerkircher* announces he’s walking on at Nebraska.

Husker Dan ruminates on where the Huskers go from here.

Scott Frost defends Adrian Martinez, saying he has “played well all year, and he’ll get better.” Get all the coverage and video from Monday’s press conference here. | Updates & discussion

Monday Morning Quarterback: Will the Huskers bounce back against Northwestern?

Nebraska’s Oct. 12 game at Minnesota will kick off at 6:30 p.m. CDT and will be televised on FS1 or BTN.

A first-ever Husker football Spanish-language radio play-by-play will hit the airwaves Saturday.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2019

Steven M. Sipple says Dedrick Mills’ fullback role is worth reprising even if it’s no longer a surprise element. More day-after commentary and analysis: McKewon,* Husker Mike, Gabriel, Heady,* Washut, Peterson, Vogel

Stryker Report: Despite the one-sided loss to Ohio State, the weekend could be a foreshadowing of good things to come.

Ndamukong Suh’s fumble return for a touchdown seals Tampa Bay’s upset of the Rams. | More NFL Huskers

Chris Ash is fired partway into his fourth season as head coach at Rutgers.

Up next is Northwestern on Homecoming. See how the Huskers and Wildcats match up statistically. | Nebraska favored

Find yourself or friends in the gigapixel stadium shot from Saturday night.

This week in Husker history: Three future first-round NFL draft picks make their Nebraska debuts. The opponent was Wyoming. What was the year?

SEPTEMBER 28, 2019

Ohio State 48, Nebraska 7. It’s utter domination by the Buckeyes as the Huskers can do little right on the national stage. Coverage and analysis on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Postgame presser | Highlights | Photos

Elkhorn South lineman Teddy Prochazka has committed to the Huskers for 2021. | Discuss

Tad Stryker’s pregame survey: How soon will ESPN College GameDay return?

Check out scenes from ESPN’s College GameDay, plus the two teams’ hype videos.

BTN’s “The Journey” tells the story of Adrian Martinez, who lost his mother when he was 10 years old.

Here’s the latest on the recruits expected at Saturday night’s game.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Rumor has it there’s a game Saturday night. Get your Buckeyes-vs.-Huskers pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2), Omaha,* Grand Island (1, 2, 3), Cleveland (1, 2, 3) and Dayton (1, 2, 3). Commentary: Shatel,* Hummer, Christopherson, McKewon,* Rowland, Baird, Callahan.


Free chat for the Ohio State game is now up and running.

Plans for the Huskers’ new $155 million football training complex were unveiled at a press conference Friday. Graphics, video, coverage and commentary can be found here. | Updates & discussion

ESPN’s Rece Davis and Kirk Herbstreit meet the press in Lincoln and express confidence in Scott Frost. | Herbstreit’s time with Tom* | Videos: Herbstreit, Davis, Howard

Ohio State defensive end and captain Jonathon Cooper will be available for the first time this season, but the Buckeyes might be missing an O-line starter. | Updated flip sheet and OSU depth chart

Athlon previews the game and picks the Buckeyes by 14. | More predictions

The hostile road environment represents the first true test Justin Fields faces as Ohio State’s quarterback.

The Wall Street Journal* looks at Scott Frost’s revival of the walk-on program.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

Gabrielle Union hopes to wear the jersey belonging to Christian Gaylord’s late father during her ESPN College GameDay* appearance.

Adrian Martinez discusses the team’s preparations for Ohio State in a BTN interview.

The LJS looks at the logistics of putting together the traveling show that is College GameDay, and the OWH looks back at Lee Corso’s mechanical-bull ride* in Lincoln in 2001.

Dish Network and Dish-owned Sling TV have dropped the Big Ten Network and some Fox sports channels in a contract dispute.

Plans for a $150 million football training facility are expected to be announced Friday.*

Here’s what to know about Saturday’s special events, including ESPN College GameDay, the Heisman House Tour and extended Husker Nation Pavilion hours. | And the guest picker is …

The Ohio State and Nebraska defenses have made progress this season, but the Blackshirts* still have ground to make up. | Chris Fowler on Nebraska: 1,* 2

The previews and predictions continue to roll in: Carriker* | McKewon | More

Scott Frost says the Huskers need to be “a mature enough team to look this challenge in the eye and rise to the occasion.” More from Thursday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Here’s a rundown of the official visitors expected for Saturday’s game.

David Max was a guest on the Beanie and the Boom Ohio State Podcast.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2019

Ohio State defensive tackle Haskell Garrett says the Buckeyes have had this game “circled since February.”

Bill Moos says Nebraska is “starting to close in on some plans and some funding models” for facility upgrades* in football, golf and swimming. | Audio

An Ohio State site says Nebraska’s offense presents a big test but that the Buckeyes may be better-equipped than last year to curtail Adrian Martinez.

The Cleveland paper says Nebraska has shown it might be able to chisel away at Ohio State’s advantage in recruiting.

AP picks Ohio State by 24 points and says the game is the week’s best bet. | More predictions | Scouting the Buckeyes: LJS, OWH*

Watch BTN’s preview of the Ohio State game and the Athletic Department’s 10-minute recap of Nebraska at Illinois.

Maurice Washington is practicing in full pads this week after missing the second half against Illinois. More from Wednesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Here’s an examination of how the inside trap worked for the Huskers against Illinois’ defense.

Athlon lays out a blueprint for upsetting the Buckeyes.

Jack Hoffman’s father talks with Adam Carriker* about Jack’s first tackle football game, the decision to let him play and his continuing battle with brain cancer.

The Cleveland paper scouts the Huskers with a Q&A with the OWH’s Sam McKewon.

SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

It will be a big weekend for recruiting as nearly a dozen official visitors are expected.

Ohio State coach Ryan Day says Adrian Martinez might have received a Buckeyes offer if not for the injury that forced him to miss his senior prep season.

Husker Dan weighs in on the Illinois game and the big weekend coming up.

Dr. Rob Zatechka has reasons for both hope and concern with Ohio State coming to town.

Tuesday’s practice is finished, and defensive coaches talked afterward about the task of containing Ohio State’s potent offense. Get all the coverage here. | Updates & discussion

SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

ESPN’s College GameDay show will take place east of the stadium. | Official info: 1, 2

From the Cleveland paper, a look at how the Buckeyes might try to attack the Huskers.

Scott Frost described the Huskers’ high-profile game against Ohio State as something “special” and said the players “need to know how to be comfortable in these situations.” Get all the coverage of Monday’s presser here. | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Game notes

The Northwestern game will have a 3 p.m. start and a Fox telecast.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Will the Huskers be ready for the national spotlight?

Wan’Dale Robinson is named the Big Ten freshman of the week and 247Sports’ national true freshman of the week, and Pro Football Focus places Marquel Dismuke on its national team of the week.

Ohio State will be trying to avoid another season-altering upset. | Worry-worthy Huskers

See how former Huskers fared in Week 3 of NFL play.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2019

Scott Frost puts the focus on his parents as he and his father, former Husker Larry Frost, are inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame.*

Steven M. Sipple says it’s shaping up as a week of both excitement and trepidation for Husker fans. More day-after commentary and analysis: Gabriel, McKewon,* Peterson, Husker Mike, Heady,* Cavanaugh

Get your College Gameday gear in time for Saturday.

The Nebraska-Ohio State stats matchup is overwhelmingly in the Buckeyes’ favor. | Big underdog: 1, 2

This week in Husker history: The Huskers crush Pacific, but a blood clot puts quarterback Tommie Frazier on the shelf.

Huskers.com and the OWH (1, 2)* look back at milestone and memorable games among the Huskers’ 900 wins.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019

Nebraska 42, Illinois 38. Big performances from Wan’Dale Robinson and Adrian Martinez help the Huskers overcome turnover, penalty and kicking woes and rally past the Illini. Details on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser

It’s official: ESPN’s College Gameday is coming to Lincoln for Ohio State at Nebraska.

Here is the Huskers’ travel roster for tonight’s game. | Roster notes | Hype videos

Program win No. 900 and the first road victory in almost two years are in the Huskers’ sights as they square off Saturday night against Illinois. Get the pregame reads from Omaha,* Lincoln (1, 2, 3), Grand Island (1, 2, 3), Champaign (1, 2, 3, 4), Decatur and Peoria.* Commentary: Sipple, Shatel,* McKewon,* Christopherson, Rosenthal, Callahan, Asmussen


SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

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

With the fourth game about to arrive, some answers to who won’t redshirt will start to emerge.

The Huskers are going up against the nation’s leader in sacks, Illinois’ Oluwole Betiku.

Athlon previews the game and has the Huskers winning by 13. | More predictions

The Big Red Cobcast isn’t afraid to say “We’re back.”

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

Scott Frost says sophomore O-lineman Broc Bando is “a guy that we’re counting on when his number is called.” More on the coach’s radio comments Thursday night: 1, 2*

Steven M. Sipple likes Scott Frost’s thick skin when it comes to having his play-calling called into question.

Henry Gray, a four-star cornerback from Miami, has committed to the Huskers. | Class of 2020 | Discuss

An Illinois fan site scouts the Huskers and says special teams is where Illinois may have an advantage.

Room availability in the Champaign area is becoming scarce with Husker fans making the trip.

Thursday’s practice is done, and Scott Frost recapped the week of game preparation but provided no news on the injury status of Brenden Jaimes or Cam Taylor-Britt. Updates & discussion

Matt Waldoch has been added to the roster as a placekicker.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

Previewing the Illini: H247, LJS, OWH* | Carriker prediction* | More picks

Former Husker Patrick O’Brien is expected to make his first collegiate start Saturday when Colorado State plays Toledo.

Colorado set a program record for revenue when Nebraska visited Sept. 7.

Two starters who left Saturday’s game with injuries took part in practice Wednesday. More details here. | Updates & discussion

Watch BTN’s preview of Nebraska at Illinois.

Here’s a look at sequential play-calling and heavy use of 12 personnel that worked against Northern Illinois.

Senior co-captain Darrion Daniels* talks with Adam Carriker about the Blackshirts’ performance thus far and the different coaching styles of Mike Gundy and Scott Frost.

SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

Check out the Athletic Department’s GBRewind, a ten-minute recap of Northern Illinois at Nebraska including behind-the-scenes footage.

Does a blowout win mean the tide has turned, or are fans looking at a mirage? Husker Doc Talk takes up that and more.

Jack Hoffman, now 13 and taller than his dad, plays* in his first junior high school football game. | Help Team Jack

Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander says the Blackshirts will be tested by one of the Big Ten’s best running backs in Illinois’ Reggie Corbin. More from Tuesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Athlon takes stock of the Huskers after the first quarter of the regular season.

Walk-on Lane McCallum describes being rushed in for his first kick as a Husker.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Stryker Report: Finally, a relaxing evening at the stadium.

Husker Dan is seeing flashes of UCF in the 2019 Huskers.

Scott Frost says the Illini have improved substantially on defense and appear bigger and faster than a year ago. Get full coverage of Monday’s weekly presser here. | Updates & discussion

Monday Morning Quarterback: Do you agree the Huskers “rounded a little bit of a corner” in the NIU game?

The Ohio State game will have a 6:30 p.m. start and an ABC telecast.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

The defense takes center stage in day-after commentary and analysis from Steven M. Sipple, Sam McKewon* and Brian Christopherson, while the offense is the focus for Parker Gabriel and Derek Peterson. | Five burning questions

Illinois students are being offered free tickets to the Nebraska game.

See how the Huskers and the Illini match up statistically.

Nebraska picks up a few votes in the coaches poll but none in AP.

This week in Husker history: Nebraska’s use of two quarterbacks at once provides controversy in a 1959 loss to No. 17 Texas.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

Nebraska 44, Northern Illinois 8. The Huskers get 116 rushing yards from Dedrick Mills and win comfortably in a game marked by special-teams troubles on both sides. Get all the coverage on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser | Photos

Next week’s opponent, Illinois, loses to Eastern Michigan on a field goal as time expires. | Buffs fall in OT

Two years after a program-altering loss to Northern Illinois, the Huskers say there’s no looking past the Huskies this time. Here are the gameday reads from Lincoln (1, 2), Omaha* and Grand Island. Commentary: Sipple, Babcock, Shatel,* Callahan | Hype video


SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Nebraska commit Sevion Morrison eclipses 4,000 career rushing yards and breaks the school rushing record at Tulsa Edison set by Spencer Tillman.

Nebraska’s famed Tunnel Walk entrance celebrates 25 years this weekend. | The first one

Athlon previews the game and picks Nebraska by 10. | More predictions

ESPN’s Bill Connelly says that if the Huskers struggle against NIU, “they might keep struggling for a while.”

Take a look at a day inside the program* as Northern Illinois prepares for Nebraska. | Upset alert

SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

Steve Sipple says Scott Frost probably understands Nebraska fan frustration because he felt the same way during the Mike Riley era

Brenden Stai says the O-line’s youth is at the root of some of its struggles in picking up blitzes.* | Austin sees progress

Two Devaney-era Huskers have passed away in the last week, Jim McCord and Gary Brichacek.

Scott Frost said the team “improved big-time in practice this week on both sides of the ball” and confirmed that Nebraska is adding a placekicker to the roster after reaching out to the men’s soccer club. More from Thursday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

Urban Meyer believes the Huskers can still win the Big Ten West. | Video

SEPTEMBER 11, 2019

Previewing the Northern Illinois Huskies: LJS, CN, H247, OWH* | Carriker prediction*

Husker Dan advises fans to lay off the Kool-Aid and be patient.

Corn Nation examines some of the defensive adjustments that worked for Colorado after halftime. | Discuss

A MAC fan site previews the Northern Illinois game and picks the Huskers by 11. | More predictions

Offensive coordinator Troy Walters says he needs to get the ball distributed to more of his wide receivers. More from Wednesday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion

A neck injury has ended former Husker Quincy Enunwa’s season with the New York Jets.

Nebraska is No. 5 in a Sports Illustrated “panic meter” ranking of once-proud programs. | Five remedies

Mohamed Barry* talks with Adam Carriker about rebounding from the Colorado loss, respecting Northern Illinois and more.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

What went wrong after almost three quarters of solid defensive play in Boulder was one topic of discussion after Tuesday’s practice even though the focus is now on Northern Illinois. Get all the coverage here. | Updates & discussion

The 1971 Huskers are No. 1 and the 1995 Huskers are No. 4 in ESPN’s ranking of the 150 greatest teams in college football history. Also ranked: 1994 (15th), 1997 (24th), 1983 (36th), 1970 (50th).

Adam Carriker* wants less talk and more killer instinct from the Huskers.


Watch the Colorado game edition of the Nebraska Football Show.

Scott Frost and several Huskers met with the media Monday and discussed their determination to rebound from the overtime loss in Boulder. Get all the coverage here. | Updates & discussion

Cam Taylor-Britt is one of the players moving up as the latest depth chart is released.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Did conservative play-calling in the second half hurt the Huskers in Boulder?

Nebraska’s Sept. 21 game at Illinois will kick off at 7 p.m. CDT with television coverage on BTN.


Steve Sipple says the O-line tops the list of concerns two games into the season. More day-after commentary and analysis: McKewon: Boom and bust* | Christopherson: No killer instinct | Heady: Familiar feeling* | Gabriel: 3rd-quarter omen | Husker Mike: Outschemed | Cavanaugh: The biggest goal | Peterson: Look who’s talking

The Huskers open as two-touchdown favorites over Northern Illinois. | Stats matchup

Nebraska drops out of the AP and coaches polls, getting just one point combined in “others receiving votes.”

This week in Husker history: A breakout game for Eric Crouch, and Guy Chamberlin considers transferring to an East Coast school.


Colorado 34, Nebraska 31. The Huskers fall in overtime in Boulder as the Buffs rebound from a 17-0 halftime deficit. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser

It’s red-letter day in Boulder as the Huskers make their first visit to Folsom Field in a decade. Get your pregame reads from Lincoln, Omaha,* Grand Island (1, 2, 3), Denver* and Boulder (1, 2). Commentary: Sipple, Shatel,* Rooney, Callahan, Keeler



Urban Meyer analyzes the Blackshirts and Adrian Martinez in a pair of BTN videos (link fixed).

Athlon Sports previews the game and has the Huskers winning by 3. | More predictions

Husker fans share memories both good and bad about their visits to Folsom Field. | Red caravan | The rivalry question*

Long after Saturday’s game is over, Colorado will remain competitive turf* for the Buffs and Huskers in recruiting. | Stoll story

Poll voters and computer models have divergent views of the Huskers after the first week of the season.

Steve Sipple says the Huskers could get a boost at the scene where their slide began 18 seasons ago.


Watch this Pac-12 Networks preview of the top storylines to follow Saturday when Nebraska plays Colorado.

A 90-year-old fan’s wish is granted as he gets to meet Scott Frost.

Dave Feit voices displeasure with the handling of Maurice Washington’s punishment.

Scott Frost said the offense was “leaps and bounds better” this week in practice, but there’s uncertainty at placekicker. Get more coverage from Thursday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion.

Check out these one-on-one interviews with JoJo Domann and Wan’Dale Robinson.

Adam Carriker previews the game and has the Huskers winning in overtime. | More predictions


A Buff says the teammate who injured Adrian Martinez last season is taking undeserved heat on social media.

Rob Zatechka discusses Cam Jurgens’ long-term upside at center as well as his thoughts about the Nebraska-Colorado series.

Previewing the Buffaloes: LJS, Corn Nation, OWH,* H247

Nebraska has the edge in the game predictions thus far.

What’s being done to get the offense back on track? That was a central topic as coaches spoke after Wednesday’s practice. Get all the coverage here. | Updates & discussion

Husker safety Eric Lee* talks about his “unreal experience” Saturday and preparing for the game at Colorado.


Colorado QB Steven Montez says the Huskers this week have been “talking enough for both of us.” Meanwhile, CU’s athletic director issues a plea for fan civility. | Kiszla: Hug a Husker* | Grudge match

Husker Dan looks at the challenge awaiting Nebraska in Boulder this weekend.

Maurice Washington’s legal case in California is delayed again,* until Oct. 17.

Center snaps, defense and special teams were topics as coaches and players met with reporters after Tuesday’s practice. Get all the coverage here. | Updates & discussion

Nebraska moves into the top 25 in the coaches poll and drops one notch in the AP rankings.

Three Husker assistants — Greg Austin, Travis Fisher and Barrett Ruud — have received $25,000 pay raises.

Adam Carriker says the Husker offense can get well* against Colorado’s defense.


The intensity is cranking up for the game at Colorado, and so are ticket prices.* | Shatel: Compelling moments*

Snap quality — or a lack thereof — affected the offense’s fortunes Saturday.

Scott Frost said at Monday’s press conference that “we’ve got to practice better,” and “the good thing is I think we got their ear on that.” Go here for all the coverage. | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Pregame notes | Stats matchup

Hail Varsity takes a look at Wan’Dale Robinson’s strong debut.

Pro Football Focus names Eric Lee to its Team of the Week.

The LJS looks at memories good and bad from the migration to Boulder.

Monday Morning Quarterback: What’s the more urgent need for improvement this week, the running game or the passing game?

ESPN’s Bill Connelly says Saturday was a reminder that building jobs don’t always fall perfectly into place the way Scott Frost’s UCF build did.

Luke Gifford and Devine Ozigbo make NFL 53-man rosters as undrafted rookies.


The Huskers have lots to work on as they prepare for their trip to Boulder. More day-after commentary and analysis: Peterson: Martinez’s off day | McKewon’s rewind* | Husker Mike’s report card | Vogel: 4 surprising stats | Christopherson’s musings | Washut: 5 burning questions

Nebraska opens as 7.5-point favorites over Colorado, but the line quickly drops to 5.5

The Huskers get their first commitment for 2021, from Fort Lauderdale defensive end RJ Sorensen. | Clouse analysis | Discuss

This week in Husker history: A 6-foot-3, 260-pound “Goliath” of secret identity is said to be among the prospective members of Nebraska’s 1904 squad.