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OCTOBER 31, 2022

Husker Dan wonders if Mickey Joseph has lost his chance at the head coaching job.

Former Husker assistant and player Ryan Held takes over as interim head coach at North Alabama.

Sports Illustrated goes in depth with Mickey Joseph* midway through “the biggest and longest job interview of his life.”

Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck discusses Saturday’s matchup and makes note of Nebraska’s explosive plays on offense.

Mickey Joseph says he doubts that Casey Thompson* will be ready to play against Minnesota. | Hausmann moves up depth chart | Pregame notes | Flip sheet

Doc’s Diagnosis: When play-action works, big things happen.

OCTOBER 30, 2022

The Huskers have a bad recipe* that has led to losses in two-thirds of its Big Ten West games since 2014, Sam McKewon writes. | Doc Talk: QB2 Problem | Callahan’s rundown* | Washut’s burning questions*

Nebraska opens as a double-digit underdog to Minnesota, and the stats matchup stacks up heavily in favor of the Gophers.

In exhibition tuneups for the basketball season, the Husker women roll to a 70-27 romp over Washburn, but the men fall to Colorado in Boulder, 72-61.

ThotDoc’s Brain Droppings on the Illinois game.

This week in Husker history: The first play wins it (1937), the sellout streak begins (1962), Dr. Tom’s 250th win (1997) and more.

OCTOBER 29, 2022

Nebraska volleyball bounces back with a sweep of Maryland.

It’s all Illinois after a Casey Thompson interception and injury, and the Huskers fall 26-9 to the Illini. Go to the game page for coverage and commentary. | Stryker: Out-Physicaled | Highlights | Photos | Postgame presser | Carriker gut reaction | Big Red Over-Reaction

The Minnesota game gets at 11 a.m. start and ESPN2 telecast. | Gophers 31, Rutgers 0

Tad Stryker’s fan-on-the-street survey finds strong support for Mickey Joseph.

OCTOBER 28, 2022

The Huskers on Saturday will see if they have what it takes to derail an Illinois team that’s on a roll. Here are pregame reads from Lincoln,* Omaha (1, 2, 3)* and Champaign (1, 2.) | Commentary: Shatel,* Keeler,* Sipple,* Callahan, Asmussen. | Weekly recap

The Raiola brothers* are among the recruits and prospects who will be in Lincoln this weekend.

Friday Husker Tailgate: Mickey Joseph’s likeability factor and an Illinois preview.

Lift this team to bowl eligibility? That’s asking a lot of the Huskers’ interim head coach, Dave Feit writes.

Illinois Inquirer previews the game and picks the Illini to win. | More predictions | Scouting the Illini: 1,* 2

OCTOBER 27, 2022

Barrett Ruud talks on the radio about his linebackers, how Nick Henrich can still help the team and more.

Illinois’ coaching change* has brought the sort of rapid results* that have eluded Nebraska.

Mickey Joseph again emphasized physicality when speaking after Thursday’s practice. Go here for video and coverage. | Updates & discussion

Hail Varsity looks at the track record of Collegiate Sports Associates,* the company assisting in Nebraska’s coaching search.

OCTOBER 26, 2022

Wisconsin volleyball sweeps the Huskers as the Badgers’ Sarah Franklin hammers down 21 kills.

The Illinois game is a sellout, but a little work remains for the following week.

Mark Whipple and Bill Busch spoke after Wednesday’s practice about the challenges Illinois presents on both sides of the ball. Go here for coverage and video. | Updates & discussion.

Nebraska’s 2023 football slate is set as the Big Ten releases its readjusted schedules. | Five takes

More than a year after breaking his left leg, former Husker O-lineman Nick Gates is reportedly returning to the New York Giants’ active roster.

Doc’s Diagnosis: Chase Brown is the nation’s leading rusher, but Nebraska also must account for his ball-catching ability.

It’s No. 1 vs. No. 5 tonight as Nebraska and Wisconsin volleyball meet in Madison.

OCTOBER 25, 2022

Mickey Joseph may have run afoul of NCAA rules by commenting on Malachi Coleman’s commitment. | Discuss

Nebraska is looking to end a six-year drought* against AP-ranked teams.

Mickey Joseph confirms that linebacker Nick Henrich is out for the rest of the season. Go here for full coverage of Tuesday’s game-week presser. | Updates & discussion

Doc’s Diagnosis: Casey Thompson’s role in the run game.

OCTOBER 24, 2022

Husker Dan looks at the potential résumé of the next Nebraska football head coach.

Bret Bielema draws a blank on Nebraska’s 2012 comeback win over Wisconsin. | Praise for Huskers*

Nebraska regains the top spot in the AFCA volleyball poll. | Time change Saturday

The depth chart gets a few tweaks ahead of the Illinois game. | Game notes

It was a busy week of offers extended on the recruiting trail.

Poll question: Is the offense finally showing its potential?

The Big Ten reportedly is keeping its East and West divisions for one more year. | Discuss

Kickoff time for Minnesota at Nebraska on Nov. 5 won’t be known until this weekend, but it won’t be a night game.

Doc’s Diagnosis: Illinois quarterback Tommy DeVito can turn a little into a lot.

OCTOBER 23, 2022

Sam McKewon has questions to ponder* as Trev Alberts continues Nebraska’s coaching search. More commentary: Doc Talk, Sipple,* Washut,* Callahan.*

Nebraska opens as a five-point underdog to Illinois. | Stats matchup

Nebrasketball keeps things simple in an 87-60 exhibition win over Chadron State.

Here’s an update on former Husker quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr.* in his role as offensive coordinator at Lincoln North Star.

This week in Husker history: Best team ever? That was being said about Nebraska after a rout of Missouri 100 years ago.

OCTOBER 22, 2022

Nicklin Hames breaks the school record for career assists as Nebraska volleyball sweeps Illinois.

Malachi Coleman, four-star athlete from Lincoln East, announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Class of 2023 | Discuss

The OWH reviews the offense* and defense* at the midseason break and looks back on the wild two-month ride* it’s been.

It’s decision day for Lincoln East athlete Malachi Coleman.

OCTOBER 21, 2022

Nebraska looks for immediate help by extending at least three 2023 offers to juco players in Kansas. | More*

The contract metrics for Scott Frost have now been released in writing.

Friday Husker Tailgate: A look at the Purdue loss and updating views on coaching candidates.

After losing both parents, running back Anthony Grant* is working toward his football dreams for his family.

OCTOBER 20, 2022

Husker Doc Talk: Traditions, “report cards” and more.

Newcomers* have delivered on offense for the 2022 Huskers.

Ticket shopping may involve some soul-searching with the sellout streak in the balance.

OCTOBER 19, 2022

Nebraska volleyball makes it 10 wins in a row with a sweep at No. 12 Purdue.

There are ups and downs in this look at the 2022 Huskers by the numbers.

Scott Frost’s and Mike Riley’s failures reveal the recruiting balance a coach needs to find at Nebraska, Sam McKewon writes. | Recruiting updates*

OCTOBER 18, 2022

The metrics that were set for Scott Frost for 2022 are revealed by Trev Alberts on the radio.

Hit or miss? The LJS evaluates the Huskers’ transfer portal* efforts.

Here’s a look at Trey Palmer’s eye-popping stats after seven games.

From Cole Stukenholtz, two truths and a lie about the Huskers as they await the 2022 home stretch. | Athlon midseason review

OCTOBER 17, 2022

Husker Dan analyzes the points per minute stat with the Purdue game.

Dirk Chatelain sees other teams’ field-storming moments* as a reason for Husker fans to feel left out but also to hold out hope. | Shatel: Mothball the Blackshirts*

Dave Feit reviews the good and bad of the Purdue game.

The Illinois game gets a 2:30 p.m. CDT start and an ABC or ESPN telecast.

Our bye-week edition of the stats matchup compares the 2022 and 2021 Huskers seven games into each team’s season.

OCTOBER 16, 2022

David Max shares some photos from the Purdue game.

Nebraska’s regression in the trenches* was on full display at Purdue, Sam McKewon writes. More day-after commentary and analysis: Husker Mike, Mullin,* Just,* Callahan,* Washut.*

Trey Palmer’s big game against Purdue has him leading the nation in receiving yards.

Nebraska volleyball stays unbeaten in the Big Ten with a sweep of Northwestern.

ThotDoc’s brain droppings on the Purdue game.

This week in Husker history: Nebraska holds Notre Dame to a single first down in a 7-0 victory in Lincoln.

OCTOBER 15, 2022

Nebraska’s big-play offense trades blows with Purdue all night long, but the Huskers come up short, 43-37, despite receiver Trey Palmer’s record-setting performance. Go to the game page for coverage and commentary. | Stryker: Slipping away | Highlights | Postgame presser | Carriker gut reaction | Big Red Over-Reaction

OCTOBER 14, 2022

Will the Huskers prove the oddsmakers wrong and make it three wins in a row? Here are Nebraska-Purdue pregame reads from Lincoln, Omaha (1, 2, 3)* and Lafayette (1, 2). | Commentary: Shatel,* Keeler, Sipple,* Callahan, Christopherson. | Husker Hour

Nebraska volleyball dominates at the net with a season-high 16 blocks in a sweep of Penn State.

Purdue is dealing with injuries at running back. On defense, the Boilermakers have been stout against the run.

Athlon Sports previews the game and has Purdue winning by 7. | Upset watch | More predictions

Friday Husker Tailgate: A chance at three in a row and updating Mickey’s on-the-job interview.

Jeremy Pernell presents a case for hiring Bill O’Brien as Nebraska’s head coach.

OCTOBER 13, 2022

The Blackshirt* practice jerseys won’t be returning* this season, Mickey Joseph says on the radio.

Dirk Chatelain breaks down the Huskers’ unusual recent history in one-possession games.*

Gretna lineman Mason Goldman receives a Nebraska offer for 2023.

The Daily Nebraskan and the Lincoln Journal Star* preview the Boilermakers.

Linebacker Nick Henrich talks with Adam Carriker about the biggest changes made in the defense, getting more pressure on the quarterback and more.

Mickey Joseph has good things to say about the Huskers’ attitude heading into the Purdue game. Go here for injury updates and more from Thursday’s practice. | Updates & discussion

Who’s rising to the challenge, and who’s falling behind? Dave Feit hands out his midterm coaching grades.

OCTOBER 12, 2022

Gretna outside linebacker/edge Korver Demma announces his commitment as a preferred walk-on at Nebraska.

Bill Busch says Purdue’s offense is loaded and has a first-rate play-caller in Jeff Brohm. Go here for much more from Wednesday’s practice. | Updates & discussion

Chris Jefferson, a key member of Purdue’s defensive secondary, is expected to miss Saturday’s game, but the recent return of Jalen Graham is a plus for the Boilermakers’ defense. | Preview from Purdue

Doc’s Diagnosis: Porous on the offensive line.

Jeremy Pernell sizes up Iowa State’s Matt Campbell as a potential hire at Nebraska. | A case for Rhule | Carousel roundup

OCTOBER 11, 2022

Damon Benning is joining the Nebraska football radio broadcasts as Matt Davison’s replacement in the role of color analyst.

David Max checks out ticket prices for the sold-out Purdue game.

Mickey Joseph says the Huskers are embracing the likelihood of hostile environment Saturday night against Purdue. Go here for injury updates and more from Tuesday’s presser. | Updates & discussion

The sellout streak continues, but at a deep discount that rubs Dave Feit the wrong way.

Receiver Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda is entering the transfer portal.

Mickey Joseph’s strong work* grabs your attention, Steven Sipple writes.

OCTOBER 10, 2022

Doc Talk Podcast: The win in Piscataway, warts and all. | Lesson for linebackers

Husker Dan wonders when a permanent head coach will be named.

The LJS has some recruiting updates* that mostly involve prep underclassmen.

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm previews the Huskers and says they have size and talent. | Nebraska depth chart & game notes

Poll question: With the O-line struggling, should the offensive strategy be adjusted?

Jeremy Pernell outlines three swing-for-the-fences options for Trev Alberts in his coaching search. | Panthers fire Rhule: 1, 2, 3

Here are 10 storylines for this week from the Purdue perspective.

Doc’s Diagnosis: Myles Farmer’s game-changing interception against Rutgers.

OCTOBER 9, 2022

For two weeks, the Huskers’ “want to” has felt like “had to” — and it has showed in the form of hustle and toughness, Sam McKewon* writes. More Sunday commentary and analysis: Sipple,* Mullin,* Carriker, Callahan,* Washut*

Two days after losing to Nebraska, Rutgers has fired its offensive coordinator, Sean Gleeson.

The stats matchup reflects the Huskers’ status as two-touchdown underdogs against Purdue.

Dave Feit: Forget style points. Any win is a good win.

This week in Husker history: Just two first downs? Not a problem for the 1947 Huskers against Iowa State.

OCTOBER 8, 2022

Nebraska volleyball sweeps Michigan and is now the only Big Ten team unbeaten in conference play.

Purdue will enter next Saturday night’s game at 4-2 after a 31-29 win at Maryland.

Eric Crouch is hosting a watch party in Kearney with Johnny Rodgers during the Purdue game.

Husker Hour: Two football wins, Joseph’s impact, volleyball rolling.

Stukenholtz: Mickey Joseph is leading a Big Red revival.

Thot Doc’s brain droppings on the Rutgers game.

OCTOBER 7, 2022

Nebraska 14, Rutgers 13. Down 13-0 and looking punchless on offense after the first 30 minutes, the Huskers turn things around in the second half and are coming home from Piscataway with a win. Go to the game page for coverage and commentary. | Stryker: Detoxify and deliver | Carriker gut reaction | Highlights | Big Red Over-Reaction | Game thread | Postgame presser

Matt Davison announces this is his last game in the radio booth for Nebraska football.

OCTOBER 6, 2022

Will the Huskers get their first in-conference winning streak since 2018, or will Rutgers get its first victory ever against Nebraska? Here are pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2),* Omaha (1, 2)* and New Jersey (1, 2). | Commentary: Just,* Shatel,* Christopherson, Callahan, Keeler. | Friday Tailgate show

The Huskers sweep Michigan State in volleyball for the second time this season.

Sporting News gives pluses and minuses for Lance Leipold landing at either Nebraska or Wisconsin.

Brian Christopherson says Mickey Joseph is pushing the right buttons by just being Mickey.

Athlon Sports previews the game and predicts a tight win for Nebraska. | More picks

OCTOBER 5, 2022

Mickey Joseph talks recruiting, coaching and more with Rivals analyst Clint Cosgrove.

Tight ends coach Sean Beckton provides insights into Mickey Joseph’s coaching style and Thomas Fidone’s injury rehab in an interview on the radio.

From Mitch Sherman of The Athletic, truths and myths about Nebraska’s coaching search. | Alberts’ score in hockey*

Mickey Joseph says the team’s confidence is on the upswing heading into the Rutgers game. Go here for all the coverage from Wednesday’s post-practice presser. | Updates & discussion

Matt Davison is leaving the Athletic Department to head up a new Husker NIL operation, the 1890 Initiative. | Discuss

Trey Palmer has been added to the Biletnikoff Award watch list as a result of his fast start to the season.

Doc’s Diagnosis: The blocked punt for a touchdown against Indiana.

OCTOBER 4, 2022

A New Jersey columnist says the Nebraska game is a must win for Rutgers and coach Greg Schiano.

Continued injury problems appear to have ended the college career of former Husker linebacker Will Honas at Kansas State.

Mark Whipple says the offense needs to keep its foot on the gas after fast starts to games. Go here for more from Tuesday’s post-practice talk. | Updates & discussion

A grab bag of perspectives on Nebraska and the Big Ten: Shatel,* Sipple,* Farrell.

Doc’s Diagnosis: Luke Reimer’s big hit against Indiana.

Poll question: Will Nebraska’s next head coach have Big 12 ties?

OCTOBER 3, 2022

Dave Feit and Husker Dan offer up their reviews of the Indiana game.

An auto accident has claimed the life of former Husker center Mark Pelini.

Mickey Joseph says the rotation at right tackle will continue Friday at Rutgers. Go here for more from Monday’s game-week presser. | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Game notes | Flip sheet

The Oct. 15 Purdue game gets a 6:30 p.m. start and a BTN telecast.

These two coaches seem like intriguing possibilities to Jeremy Pernell.

Malcolm Hartzog is named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for his performance against Indiana.

Doc’s Diagnosis: One step forward and two back on the O-line.

OCTOBER 2, 2022

Mickey Joseph has the players’ pulse* and won’t embrace a woe-is-us narrative, Sam McKewon writes. More commentary: Husker Doc Talk | Sorensen | Husker Mike | Washut | Callahan*

Wisconsin fires coach Paul Chryst after a 2-3 start and with a 62-26 record in seven-plus seasons in Madison. | Discuss

The OWH looks at the track records of Lance Leipold and Matt Campbell as program builders.*

Nebraska volleyball downs Maryland in a four-set defensive-oriented match.

Rutgers is coming off a 49-10 loss at Ohio State. See how the Huskers and Scarlet Knights match up statistically ahead of Friday night’s game in New Jersey. | Toss-up odds*

ThotDoc’s Brain Droppings on the Indiana game.

This week in Husker history: A 100-0 win, and an upset over the defending national champions.

OCTOBER 1, 2022

Nebraska 35, Indiana 21. Casey Thompson’s bomb to Trey Palmer breaks a 21-21 tie in the fourth quarter, and the Huskers go on to beat Indiana. Go to the game page for coverage and commentary. | Stryker: A first step | Highlights | Postgame presser | Carriker gut reaction | Big Red Over-Reaction

Pregame retrospective: It was a remarkably low bar for Scott Frost four years ago, Tad Stryker writes.

Husker Hour: The guys preview the Nebraska-Indiana matchup, update their coaching lists, look at volleyball’s dominance and recap basketball’s Opening Night.