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August 2017

31 THU
How big a season is this for Mike Riley? Husker Doc Talk takes up the “hot seat” issue and more.
The wait* is almost over for the unveiling of Bob Diaco's defensive scheme. | Low-key Langsdorf*
This weekend will see two official visits and several unofficial ones.
A closer look at the Red Wolves: 1, 2
There will be no suspensions for Stanley Morgan or Antonio Reed, Mike Riley says. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4, 5, 6
It's all Nebraska in the early round of predictions. | Carriker's pick
The ESPN "30 for 30" documentary on the mid-1990s Huskers has been shelved.* | Discuss
Nebraska's new clear-bag policy will be in effect Saturday.
Arkansas State D-lineman Dee Liner now appears likely to play Saturday.
Nebraska's games against Northern Illinois and Iowa will be produced by Fox Sports in 4K resolution.
Nick Gates makes ESPN's preseason All-Big Ten team.
Four-star safety Jordan Moore,* brother of Husker commit Joshua, is trying to arrange an unofficial visit to Lincoln this weekend.
The special teams get an A-minus in Jeremy Pernell's preview.
30 WED
Bob Diaco's teaching style* is part of what has the Blackshirts believing.
Offensive tackle Nick Gates is ready for the challenge* of facing Arkansas State's sack master, Ja'Von Rolland-Jones.
Saturday previews: Breaking down ASU* | No Huddle video
Check out the preseason edition of the Nebraska Football Show.
An auction of Husker memorabilia will take place next week in Fremont.
Husker offensive tackle David Knevel tops the CFL Scouting Bureau's list of prospects for the league's 2018 draft.
Dave Feit says 2 plus 2 equals 5 in Lee Barfknecht's recent column predicting a rough ride for the Huskers in 2017.
Our printable rosters and two-deeps for the opener are now available.
ESPN's Ed Cunningham is walking away from the football broadcast booth out of concern over brain trauma on the field. | Discuss
In the second installment of the “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes, Milt Tenopir talks about how important Husker fans are.
Here are some numbers to know and what to watch in Saturday's game.
Quarterback Tanner Lee seems well suited to handle the hype and pressure surrounding him ahead of his Nebraska debut.
Mohamed Barry says his Blackshirt gives him “a duty to fulfill.”
Jeremy Pernell previews the defensive backs and says the unit could be one of the Big Ten's best secondaries despite the loss of Chris Jones.
Four-star WR Isaah Crocker will make an official visit* this weekend.
29 TUE
True freshmen Deontre Thomas and Damion Daniels give the Huskers a pair of “monsters” at nose tackle behind senior starter Mick Stoltenberg.
Special-teams players are buying into Scott Booker's JUICE mentality.*
Tom Osborne's coaching career at Nebraska began with dorm duty that may have saved an All-American's career. | Carriker interview
Hail Varsity breaks down Stanley Morgan's strengths and weaknesses.
Bob Diaco discussed the significance of the Blackshirt tradition and more* after Tuesday's practice. | Video & audio | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4 | OWH recap | Photos: 1, 2, 3,* 4
“You made the team.” Nebraska's newest walk-on is receiver Chad Alioth Jr., an architecture student who went through a recent tryout.
BTN highlights six names to know in the Big Ten West, and two of the players are Huskers: Nick Gates and JD Spielman.
Husker Dan shares some thoughts as a new season approaches.
Jeremy Pernell previews the linebackers, where there's depth in the middle but questions at the outside “Cat” spot.
Here's more about the cancer battle of Wendy Anderson, wife of Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson.*
The OWH looks back at the 1964 season and Nebraska's very first Blackshirts.* | Why 16 this year?
Dave Feit recaps some off-the-field developments you may have missed during the offseason.
The Cedar Rapids paper revisits Mark Banker's “bloodbath” comment as it previews the 2017 Huskers.
28 MON
Check out the first installment of the “Through These Gates” lost tapes, this one featuring Larry the Cable Guy.
Freshman Jaylin Bradley's role will grow “the more he knows and gets comfortable with,” says running backs coach Reggie Davis. More player features: McNitt,* Conrad* | Shatel on QB hype*
Nebraska has played in four of the 28 season-opening games between AP top 10 teams – and won three of them. | '73, '78, '83, '88
Danny Langsdorf expects the Husker offense to face serious pressure from Arkansas State's defensive line. More from Monday's practice: Video & audio | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4, 5
Blackshirts were awarded to 16 players* Monday. | Video | Discuss
Tommy Armstrong knows from experience what Texas flood victims face.
Nebraska is asking Fox Sports* to pull its “Children of the Corn”-based promo. | Discuss
Offensive players say there's reason to be excited about the new-look Husker defense. More from Monday's press conference: Videos | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4,* 5 | McKewon recap | Tanner Lee's opportunity | Updates
Ndamukong Suh is No. 26 and Lavonte David is No. 84 in ESPN's NFL top 100.
Adam Carriker breaks down the schedule and sees a 9-3 regular season.
Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson's wife, Wendy, is battling cancer and underwent surgery* today.
Jeremy Pernell previews the D-line in the new 3-4 scheme.
The season's first depth chart and game notes are here. | Analysis
27 SUN
The OWH's Lee Barfknect predicts a bumpy ride* for the 2017 Huskers. | McKewon's rewind* | Five burning questions
Boaz Joseph is proud to have stuck with it despite seeing limited action.
Terrell Newby scores the game-winning TD for the Minnesota Vikings as time expires in their preseason game against the 49ers.
Steve Sipple sees a productive season* ahead for JD Spielman.
Beyond the #SF27 hashtag: Sam Foltz's story is told by the longtime friends who knew him best.
Wisconsin takes another injury hit at linebacker.
Here's a rundown on what's new this season on the merchandising front.
Jeremy Pernell previews the offensive line and says it's time for the unit to play up to its potential.
Hail Varsity breaks down five things you might not know about Nebraska’s offense from the past two seasons – and what that means for 2017.
This week in Husker history: Radio play-by-play man Bob Zenner dies of leukemia at age 36. | 1962 call
The OWH* and LJS* roll out their season preview sections.
26 SAT
Memories of 1997 needn't diminish the importance of this season's decidedly more modest goals,* Tom Shatel writes.
It is confirmed that Nebraska will wear red jerseys* at Oregon.
The captains for 2017* have been named: Tanner Lee, Joshua Kalu, Jerald Foster, Chris Weber and Luke McNitt. | Discuss | Five thoughts
Jeremy Pernell previews the Huskers' receiving corps. | Untested hands*
Sophomore Alex Davis* is continuing to learn “the feel of the game” after his move to “Cat” linebacker.
Freshman Tyjon Lindsey's actions on the field are speaking loudly.*
25 FRI
“God made me different”: NU commit Joshua Moore begins a weekly diary.
Ex-Husker Kent McCloughan recalls day 50 years ago when the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders played a preseason game in North Platte.*
The Huskers will wrap up the week Saturday night with the Boneyard Bash, a students-only open practice.
Al Groh explains some key concepts behind a 3-4 defense.
This week's Husker Doc Talk assesses the state of the walk-on program.
Jeremy Pernell previews the running backs and give the group a C-plus.
24 THU
Gameday hangout Barry's is “on thin ice” due to liquor law violations.
Decisions on who will redshirt remain fluid, Mike Riley says.
Player features from Thursday's interviews: Eric Lee | Tyler Hoppes* | Gabe Rahn: 1, 2 | Connor Ketter | Videos
Being No. 2 at QB doesn't change the fact that Nebraska "is where I want to play my college football," Patrick O'Brien* says. | Lee's calm presence
Knee injuries are taking a toll* on starters across the Big Ten.
Several walk-ons have been rewarded* in the past few days with scholarships. More from Thursday's practice: Videos | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4, 5, 6 | OWH recap | Updates
Nebraska is mentioned in positive terms as the BTN crew recaps its 14-campus fall camp tour.
Sit back and enjoy these 25 great plays from Husker seasons past.
Defensive tackle Maliek Collins is coming on strong in his second season with the Dallas Cowboys. | NFL Husker notes*
Oregon will wear uniforms inspired by pediatric cancer patients for the Nebraska game on Sept. 9. | Red jerseys for Huskers?
Drew Brown, Joshua Kalu and David Knevel make the watch list for the 2018 Senior Bowl.*
Five-star pass rusher Micah Parsons' interest in Nebraska is serious,* his father says. | Florida RB to visit: 1, 2*
The head of Nebraska's high school association says it's only a partial victory if the Huskers don't abstain from all Friday night games.
Arkansas State will bring a salty defensive line to Lincoln.
Athlon's national QB rankings have Tanner Lee in the middle of the pack.
Stanley Morgan Jr. is aiming to take his game to another level this fall.
Jeremy Pernell previews the quarterbacks and says the Huskers have the most talent at the position since 1995.
Husker Dan sees a trip to Indy in store for the 2017 Huskers.
23 WED
Columnist Mike Bianchi changes his mind about what he once considered a win-at-all-costs approach toward Lawrence Phillips by Tom Osborne.
Eight Huskers in the College Football Hall of Fame will posthumously join the ranks of Nebraska players with retired jerseys. | HOF Huskers
Carlos Davis is eager for his sophomore season after a year of impovement* under D-line coach John Parrella.
Mike Riley says his recent face time with two rap giants* wasn't about scoring publicity points.
Jeremiah Stovall was playing intramurals two years ago, but he could soon see the field* as a Husker cornerback. | Jackson's swagger back
Brandon Reilly knows the stakes will be high for him in the Buffalo Bills' preseason game Saturday at Baltimore.
Cole Conrad hopes his rise to starter at center can inspire other walk-ons.
Corn Nation looks at how Danny Langsdorf might mitigate the loss of the quarterback run threat.
Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman picks Tanner Lee to be college football's biggest breakout star in 2017.
Former Husker Neil Smith comes to the aid of a pregnant motorist stalled on a flooded street in a Kansas City suburb.
Rubgy-style tackling drills* have been shelved as the Huskers make “ball disruption” a priority.
Tyjon Lindsey is one of CBS Sports' five Big Ten breakout freshmen.
Was that a horse collar tackle? Get up to date on the key rule changes.
22 TUE
Sam McKewon breaks down the Big Ten West* and sees Nebraska tying for second place behind Wisconsin.
The story of Nebraska's whiff in recruiting Marshall Faulk is retold.
Mike Riley is college football's coolest coach, says radio host Jim Rome.
Deontre Thomas' speed and power have the freshman nose tackle contending for immediate playing time. | True frosh standing out
A 247Sports writer sees Nebraska finishing the season in the top 25.
Zac Darlington discusses his ever-evolving roles, what he's learning from coach Keith Williams, and life as a Husker.
De'Mornay Pierson-El will be the Huskers' No. 1 choice to return punts, Mike Riley says after Tuesday's practice. More: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4, 5, 6 | OWH recap | Updates
Tom Osborne enjoyed just two wins but has some good one-liners from his brief NFL career.
Receiver JD Spielman feels he has improved his game considerably since taking a redshirt a year ago.
Nebraska will roll out a new captioning program on Sept. 2.
ESPN's fan happiness index has Nebraska at No. 87. | Discuss
Bob Diaco's track record in developing players has NFL scouts' attention.
Former Husker Spencer Long undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery but might not miss any regular-season games.
As an "import" at kicker, Brett Maher is beating the odds in the CFL.
From Oregon, an update on the Ducks' fall camp.
Nebraska commit Bookie Radley-Hiles looks forward to a high-profile game in the first installment of a weekly notebook.
Hail Varsity analyzes the four top contenders at running back.
Bob Diaco will get more time* to put his stamp on the Blackshirts than Bo Pelini did in 2003, Tom Shatel writes.
21 MON
Redshirt freshman Quayshon Alexander will probably need to make his mark on special teams as he progresses at linebacker.
Arkansas State defensive back Blaise Taylor has earned bachelor's and master's degrees before the start of his fourth year on campus.
Which true freshmen* will will play? The OWH looks at the possibilities.
A ticket to the Ohio State game is the priciest on the Huskers' home schedule on the secondary market.
The Huskers receive votes but are well outside of the top 25 in the preseason AP poll. | McKewon's ballot*
Nebraska's passing game is showing promise despite question marks.
20 SUN
The changes on the Huskers' defensive staff haven't meant a bumpy ride. | Test for Diaco* | Bonded Blackshirts*
This week in Husker history: A dose of secrecy in Biff Jones' first year.
Running back Tre Bryant's work ethic has always stood out, his former coaches say. | Week 3 camp recap
Rex Burkhead and Niles Paul catch TD passes* in NFL preseason play.
19 SAT
Summer camaraderie on the golf course is spilling onto the football field in the competition at tight end.
Steve Sipple says Nick Gates' honest self-assessments indicate he's willing to learn from his struggles.
Nebraska's student managers help keep things running, and they enjoy a few perks along the way.
Rob Zatechka looks at who might overachieve and underachive in 2017.
Tom Osborne has praise for Scott Frost during an appearance at Central Florida: “He's got the whole package.”
The O-line has a lot on its plate when Mike Cavanaugh hosts a meal.
Former Husker Brett Maher kicks six field goals in a CFL game.
Lessons from the gridiron helped a little-known lineman from the Devaney era become a well-known FBI agent.
18 FRI
Mike Riley treats the team to Kendrick Lamar's show in Lincoln. | Discuss
Nose tackle Mick Stoltenberg is going through concussion protocol but should return to action Monday. More from Friday's practice: Video | McKewon recap | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4, 5 | Updates
Brian Brown's printable schedule is now available for downloading.
Hail Varsity revisits the rainy day in 2015 when it was Tanner Lee vs. Bob Diaco.
The Baltimore Ravens have waived former Husker Kenny Bell.*
Highly rated freshmen* are making an impact in camp.
Sports on Earth's Matt Brown says no transfer quarterback faces a more pressure-packed 2017 season than Nebraska's Tanner Lee.
17 THU
Adam Carriker has a special message for the HuskerMax community.
Nebraska's boost in Big Ten money creates spending opportunities.
See Brandon Reilly's touchdown and Sam Foltz tribute from Thursday night's Buffalo-Philadelphia NFL preseason game.
Four-star receiver Manuel Allen has decommitted from the Huskers in favor of Louisville.* | 2018 class
Five-star DE Micah Parsons and four-star receiver Tommy Bush will visit Nebraska for the Wisconsin game.
See former Husker Will Compton mic'd up at practice. | NFL notes*
Cole Conrad has won the starting spot at center,* O-line coach Mike Cavanaugh says. More from Thursday's practice: Videos | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4, 5,* 6,* 7* | McKewon recap | Sipple's takes* | Updates | Photos: 1, 2,* 3
After a position switch, Tony Butler is among those trying to help add depth at cornerback. | Multiple options at safety
16 WED
Assistant coach Donté Williams says Nebraska has the potential to be a monster* in recruiting. | 500-mile targets* | 10-win factor
Bob Diaco's coaching from the press box* will represent a break from the practice of Husker defensive coordinators of the past few decades.
Defensive end Freedom Akinmoladun understands his role: “Terrorize the quarterback. And stop the run.”
After struggling with inconsistency last season, punter Caleb Lightbourn is responding* to Bob Diaco's detail-oriented approach.
15 TUE
The newest Huskers from Florida are getting noticed on the practice field. | Bootle on the rise: 1, 2,* 3*
An NFL scout says there's no need for cornerback Chris Jones to rush the big decision he'll face. | No limp or brace*
See how Nebraska's sellout streak compares with those in other sports.
Hail Varsity looks back at Tom Osborne's high school and college playing days in Hastings.
Check out the BTN analysts' impressions and more videos from Tuesday's practice. | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4, 5, 6, 7* | More from BTN: DiNardo, Dienhart, Fun takes, Coverage tutorial | The young LBs | Photos
The Miami Dolphins have waived former Husker Jordan Westerkamp.*
Offensive tackle David Knevel has worked to improve his durability after an injury-plagued junior year.
Sports on Earth previews the Big Ten and has Nebraska finishing tied for third in the West.
Junior Mikale Wilbon* is making a strong case for being the go-to guy at running back.
14 MON
Wide receiver commit Joshua Moore says it's now official that he'll compete in both football and track at Nebraska.
Husker Dan gets caught up on some of his emails from readers.
Former Blackshirts Jared Crick and Prince Amukamara suffered injuries at NFL camps Monday.
Frank Broyles, whose Missouri and Arkansas teams handed Nebraska narrow defeats in his only two games against the Huskers, has died at age 92.
The offensive line tops Tom Dienhart's list of five things he'll be watching when the BTN crew visits Nebraska's practice Tuesday.
Former Husker Ralph Brown made the transition to a 3-4 defense in the NFL, and he's excited about how the scheme might help Nebraska.
A former Oklahoma writer runs down the current differences between the Sooners and the Huskers.
Acupuncture has become part of Ndamukong Suh's recovery regimen.
Don't look for Nebraska to join the ranks of schools with university-owned planes at coaches' disposal.
Some questions have been cleared up but others remain unanswered after two weeks of fall camp.
Nebraska can ill afford any more recruiting misses at wide receiver.
Five Athlon writers give their game-by-game predictions for Nebraska and have the Huskers finishing anywhere from 9-3 to 6-6.
Poll question: Will it be a breakout year for linebacker Alex Davis?
Athletic director Shawn Eichorst has a vision* for putting Nebraska's new Big Ten and Adidas money to use.
Mohamed Barry feels ready for serious playing time* after his move to inside linebacker.
A large Husker memorabilia collection is being auctioned.
13 SUN
Sophomore Khalil Davis aims to use his added strength* to land a bigger role on the defensive line.
Reviewing the second week of fall camp: 1, 2
This week in Husker history: Devaney on the mend after surgery in 1967.
The defensive staff's energy* is rubbing off on players.
Senior Bowl executive Phil Savage elaborates on what makes Tanner Lee an “ideal NFL candidate.”
12 SAT
It's shaping up as a big week* in the running backs' competition.
Mike Riley felt that the O-line took a step forward Saturday.
Beyond the starters, the Huskers' options on the D-line are still in flux.
A number of younger players appear ready to step up.
The latest Husker Doc Talk addresses the injuries affecting the Huskers and an idea for adding interest to fall camp.
Mike Riley liked the offense's efficiency in Saturday's practice, which included about 90 plays of scrimmaging. More: Videos | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4 | Updates | Praise for Gebbia: 1, 2, 3*
11 FRI
The Athletic Department will provide $5 million in scholarships* to non-athletes starting in the 2018-19 academic year.
Former Husker offensive tackle Alex Lewis will have shoulder surgery and miss the 2017 NFL season.*
QB Tanner Lee draws praise from the head of the Senior Bowl.*
Chancellor Ronnie Green* says Nebraska doesn't plan on hosting any Friday night games.
Justin Prestidge has best- and worst-case scenarios for 2017.
The 11-year Adidas deal gets the Nebraska regents' approval.*
Nebraska is among the schools using virtual and augmented reality technology for training.
Wide receiver Todd Honas isn't letting a hearing loss slow him down.
Carlos Davis' strong performance on the defensive line leads off Sam McKewon's Week 2 roster observations.*
10 THU
Jaevon McQuitty's injury is just the latest dose of attrition* at wide receiver.
Former Husker Roy Long, whose playing days were interrupted by service in World War II, is receiving an honorary doctorate at age 95.
Jerry Palm predicts a Nebraska-Georgia Outback Bowl matchup.
Who's No. 2 at QB? Danny Langsdorf says it isn't settled.*
Jack Hoffman's touchdown tops ESPN.com's top viral moments of the past 10 years in college football. | Team Jack
Husker D-line commit Masry Mapieu says he is quicker and trimmer after a productive offseason of conditioning.
Wisconsin loses linebacker Jack Cichy for the season due to injury.
Former Nebraska athletic director Steve Pederson has written a novel about a fictional corrupt football coach.*
The university will pay Lincoln more than $50,000* for the gameday work of city police officers.
Freshman Jaevon McQuitty is out for the season with a knee injury, and two other receivers are nursing pulled muscles.* More from practice Thursday: Video & audio | Foster's clutch catch | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4, 5,* 6* | McKewon recap | Photos: 1, 2 | Updates
09 WED
Sophomore outside linebacker Alex Davis knows he has a chance to shine* in the new defensive system.
A lack of game experience* by the backups doesn’t mean a lack of options for Nebraska on the defensive line.
Trent Bray's decision to stay put shows that the Diaco Effect* isn't limited to players, Tom Shatel writes.
Former defensive coordinator Charlie McBride* will be roasted at an Oct. 5th fundraising event in Omaha.
Authorities in Florida have dropped* Antonio Reed's marijuana charge after he completed terms of his deferred prosecution agreement.
Enter to win tickets and lodging for the Ohio State game in a drawing that benefits the Oklahoma Cornhusker Club Scholarship Fund.
Scheme or skill? Hail Varsity examines the metrics of big plays.
There's youth and new energy on the defensive coaching staff.
Jermarcus Hardrick takes nothing for granted despite his rise to fan-favorite status with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. | CFL update
Players seem happy with the new routine of morning practices.
Willie Taggart is scrapping Oregon's aggressive use of two-point tries.
Defensive end Khalil Davis can't wait to show others what the new-look Husker defense is all about. | Duo at "dog" LB: 1,* 2,* 3
08 TUE
Don Bloom,* a captain for the 1950 Huskers, has died at age 88.
A Sporting News writer says a lot is riding on Tanner Lee's performance.
Tom Osborne says he's pulling for Shawn Eichorst but won't look over the athletic director's shoulder.
Football newcomer and former Navy SEAL Damian Jackson is motivating his teammates in his own way.*
Defensive players and coaches are upbeat about how the new 3-4 scheme is progressing, but Bob Diaco cautions that there's still a long way to go. More from Tuesday's practice: Videos | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4,* 5, 6, 7, 8* | OWH recap | Updates
OWH camp countdown is complete: Morgan,* Kalu,* Gates,* Jones,* Lee*
The Huskers are ranked 35th by CBSSports.com.
Depth and talent at linebacker will be key in the 3-4 defense.
07 MON
Keyshawn Johnson Jr. has been approved* for pretrial diversion.*
Former Husker receiver Quincy Enunwa's neck injury is expected to sideline him for the entire NFL season.
Wide receiver Cameron Brown commits once again to the Huskers. | Commitment video & highlights | 2018 class | Air Nebraska?* | Discuss
Heeding today's sports analytics in early 1984 might have changed Tom Osborne's legacy.
There's still no clear leader for the Husker at running back.*
Husker Dan touches on a range of subjects in his Big Red Notebook.
USA Today predicts an 8-4 season for the Huskers.
Young guys speaking up* are part of a culture change on the team that has more players communicating, Sam McKewon writes.
06 SUN
Enter for a chance to win ticket/lodging packages for the Wisconsin and Ohio State games in Californians for Nebraska's fundraising drawings.
Player features: Cole Conrad,* De'Mornay Pierson-El.*
Stanley Morgan is determined to deliver with the big play.*
This week in Husker history: A century ago, Nebraska's coach mends fences with boosters in Beatrice.
05 SAT
The OWH's Tom Shatel shares his top memories from 40 years* of covering college football.
Former Husker receiver Quincy Enunwa suffers a neck injury during practice with the New York Jets.
Here are videos, notes (1, 2, 3,* 4,* 5, 6,* 7) and updates from Saturday's scrimmage, described by Mike Rilay as a “mixed bag.” | OWH recap
De'Mornay Pierson-El aims to make the most* of his final season, "getting back to the basics and just having fun." | Lindsey delivering
04 FRI
An 11-year extension of the Huskers' deal with Adidas* is in the works.
Nearly a week into fall camp, Sam McKewon offers a slew of roster observations.*
A reminder: NET's new Tom Osborne documentary airs for the first time Sunday night and will be viewable online.
The Green Bay Packers' Davante Adams says his workouts with Husker receivers coach Keith Williams help him keep his edge.
03 THU
Wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. says he has learned* from his now-dismissed marijuana case* in Florida. More from Thursday's practice: Video | A crowd at running back: 1, 2 | Lindsey impressing: 1, 2 | O-line's challenge: 1, 2, 3* | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4, 5, 6,* 7, 8, 9* | OWH recap | Updates | Photos: 1, 2,* 3,* 4
Nebraska is unranked in the preseason coaches' top 25 but is the equivalent of No. 36 in the poll's point tally. | Snubbed? | Discuss
Husker Doc Talk discusses the developments on defense, with a guest appearance by HuskerMax's David Max.
Tanner Lee is No. 7 in Athlon's ranking of Big Ten quarterbacks.
He can recruit with the best of them, but now Donté Williams' coaching ability is being put to the test.*
02 WED
Walk-on receiver Kade Warner has fractured his hand* in practice.
The player-safety movement isn't soft, it's smart,* Tom Shatel writes.
OWH camp countdown: Carlos Davis,* De'Mornay Pierson-El,* Aaron Williams*
Steve Sipple says improved blocking on punt returns* could pay big dividends for the Huskers and assistant Scott Booker.
The defensive secondary is looking forward after a tough July. | Young cornerbacks' opportunity: 1, 2,* 3
Here are some scenes from Wednesday's practice, which had no media access. | Camp schedule
The memory of Sam Foltz drives wide receiver Brandon Reilly as he vies for a roster spot with the Buffalo Bills.
01 TUE
Three days into camp, Bob Diaco sees total buy-in* from the defense.
Sophomore cornerback Lamar Jackson is determined to prove last year's struggles* with his play and his attitude were not what he's all about.
Medical school remains on Spencer Long's radar, but for now the former Husker is focused on his starting job with the Redskins.
Husker Dan offers up a Husker fan's prayer.
See excerpts and related features as NET gets set to air a special production, “Tom Osborne: A Legacy Beyond the Game.”
Scott Booker is settling into his new role as safeties coach.
Nebraska lacks an ESPN top 50 player (1, 2) for the third year in a row.
Defensive coordinator Bob Diaco says Joshua Kalu has a chance to be one of the nation's best* at safety.* More from Tuesday's practice: Video | McKewon recap | Updates | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4, 5 | Defensive improvement | Practice schedule
Big Ten coaches talk anonymously with Athlon about their opponents.
Arkansas State loses a senior linebacker to suspension.
Player features: Tyler Hoppes (1, 2*) | Drew Brown (1, 2*)