October 2022 fresh links
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.
Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck discusses Saturday’s matchup and makes note of Nebraska’s explosive plays on offense.
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*
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
Tad Stryker’s fan-on-the-street survey finds strong support for Mickey Joseph.
OCTOBER 28, 2022
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.
OCTOBER 27, 2022
Barrett Ruud talks on the radio about his linebackers, how Nick Henrich can still help the team and more.
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.
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
Nebraska is looking to end a six-year drought* against AP-ranked teams.
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.
It was a busy week of offers extended on the recruiting trail.
Poll question: Is the offense finally showing its potential?
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
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.
It’s decision day for Lincoln East athlete Malachi Coleman.
OCTOBER 21, 2022
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.
OCTOBER 18, 2022
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.
OCTOBER 17, 2022
Husker Dan analyzes the points per minute stat with the Purdue game.
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.
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
Nebraska volleyball dominates at the net with a season-high 16 blocks in a sweep of Penn State.
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
Dirk Chatelain breaks down the Huskers’ unusual recent history in one-possession games.*
Gretna lineman Mason Goldman receives a Nebraska offer for 2023.
Linebacker Nick Henrich talks with Adam Carriker about the biggest changes made in the defense, getting more pressure on the quarterback and more.
Who’s rising to the challenge, and who’s falling behind? Dave Feit hands out his midterm coaching grades.
OCTOBER 12, 2022
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.
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.
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
Husker Dan wonders when a permanent head coach will be named.
The LJS has some recruiting updates* that mostly involve prep underclassmen.
Poll question: With the O-line struggling, should the offensive strategy be adjusted?
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.
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
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.
OCTOBER 5, 2022
Mickey Joseph talks recruiting, coaching and more with Rivals analyst Clint Cosgrove.
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.
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
An auto accident has claimed the life of former Husker center Mark Pelini.
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
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.
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.