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June 2017

22 THU
The visitor list* for Friday Night Lights has plenty of star power, including a possible Oklahoma flip in running back TJ Pledger.*
More commentary on Keyshawn Johnson Jr.: Cordell Broadus redux? | What Manzeil lacked | Value of attrition
See which players are on Hail Varsity's all-time Nebraska All-Texas and All-California teams.
Athlon lists five things that must happen for Nebraska to crack the top 25.
Richie Incognito* says he has learned to channel his intensity.* | Photos*
Sam McKewon says the story of Keyshawn Johnson Jr. is a reminder of the perils of the pedestal.*
21 WED
Reserve your spot at Saturday's book signing by Tom Osborne and Johnny Rodgers in Lincoln.
Penn State will begin selling single-game tickets, including ones for the Nebraska game, on July 11.
Husker commit Bookie Radley-Hiles says his goal is to bring greatness back to Nebraska football. | Podcast
Improved mobility on the offensive line could give Danny Langsdorf an important additional weapon in the running game.
Greg Simmons,* a freshman linebacker, has left the team.
OWH camp countdown: No. 49 Jack Stoll.*
20 TUE
Freshman wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. is off the team until at least January, and his dad says the goal is for him to mature.* | Discuss
The upcoming Friday Night Lights camp will be star-studded.
Bob Elliott is stepping down* as safeties coach for personal reasons,* and Scott Booker will take his place and also coach special teams. | Discuss
New Husker commit Joshua Moore draws motivation* from memories of his brother everyone called Bubba. | Highlight reel
An Iowa fan site previews the Huskers and sees them as something of a wild card this season.
Bookie Radley-Hiles contines to connect* with fans and fellow recruits.
OWH camp countdown: No. 50, Colin Miller.*
19 MON
Chris Bleich, a top Husker target at offensive tackle, commits to UCLA.*
Five-star defensive end Micah Parsons confirms he'll be in Lincoln this weekend for the Friday Night Lights camp.
The Huskers have parted ways with wide receiver prospect Eric Fuller.* | 2018 class
Four Huskers make Athlon's top 50 players of the last 50 years, and two of them make the 22-member All-Athlon Team.
18 SUN
The OWH sets the stage for its Husker Camp Countdown and lists a few players just outside its top 50.
Joshua Moore, four-star receiver from Texas, announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Commitment video, coverage & highlights | Analysis: Clouse, McKewon* | 2018 class | Discuss
Nebraska's nonconference schedule is ranked 21st-toughest nationally.
This week in Husker history: The three finalists to replace Bob Devaney as athletic director are announced, and Al Papik – the favorite of Devaney and Tom Osborne – is not among them.
17 SAT
Sam McKewon says Tanner Lee's injuries* at Tulane complicate the task of comparing him with other Big Ten quarterbacks.
York's Masry Mapieu* is attracting interest from other schools but remains loyal to Nebraska. | In-state success stories*
Husker commit Cameron Jergens* is the OWH's state high school boys athlete of the year.
16 FRI
Scottsbluff defensive end Garrett Nelson* picks up a 2019* scholarship offer after impressing Husker coaches at the Big Man and Friday Night Lights* camps. | Six standouts | Photos: 1, 2 | Notes | Video recap
Tommy Armstrong is waived by the Minnesota Vikings.
Indispensable Huskers: The LJS lists its top five.
15 THU
Here's what fans can expect at Friday Night Lights.* | Recruiting notes
Former Husker Niles Paul is impressing the Redskins with his offseason work ethic as he prepares for multiple roles.
Sam McKewon has a recruiting update* ahead of the first Friday Night Lights camp.
The countdown of indispensable Huskers* continues with Nos. 10-6.
14 WED
Tanner Lee is No. 7 in a ranking of this season's transfer QBs.
Nebraska's quarterbacks get a pep talk* from Eric Crouch.
Spencer Lindsay is among the former Huskers taking advantage of Nebraska's Post-Eligibility Opportunities program.
Nebraska is No. 43 in Athlon's preseason rankings.
The LJS's list of indispensable Huskers continues with Nos. 15-11.
Athlon previews Arkansas State and ranks the Red Wolves 86th.
13 TUE
Dacari Collins, a receiver from Atlanta who is not yet in high school, gets a Nebraska offer for 2021.* | More early offers*
Athlon sees the Nebraska game as just the 7th-toughest for Oregon.
ESPN.com says the biggest offseason question for Nebraska is whether Tanner Lee can lead the offense effectively.
Sean Keeler says Illinois looms as a trap game for the Huskers.
The LJS kicks off its ranking of most indispensable* Huskers.
Is Iowa-Nebraska a rivalry? It seems to be at least headed that way.
12 MON
The Athletic Department is hiring event staff for football gamedays. To see what it’s like to be part of the crew, view this video. | More info
Jordan Westerkamp hasn't given up on his NFL hopes.
Steve Sipple says it's too soon to tell* whether players' recent legal issues point to a culture problem in Mike Riley's program. | Discuss
11 SUN
Sam McKewon sees plenty of Florida talent* worth pursuing for the Huskers. | Recruiting notebook | Rising expenses
Beat the offseason blues with this Ahman Green highlight reel.
Summer conditioning technically isn't mandatory, but it's not something a player can afford to skip.
This week in Husker history: Tom Osborne is officially aboard as a graduate assistant on Bob Devaney's first staff at Nebraska.
10 SAT
Tyjon Lindsey knows what it's like to move around* on and off the field.
Wide receiver Cameron Brown has decommitted* from Nebraska. | 2018 class | Discuss
Keyshawn Johnson Jr. has been cited* for marijuana possession. | Discuss
09 FRI
Developing mental and physical toughness* is a goal this summer for quarterback Tanner Lee
Nebraska's fan fests this month seem likely to boost the atmosphere surrounding the Huskers' Friday Night Lights camps.
Former Husker Zaire Anderson says his frightening injury on New Year's Day only reinforced his love for the game.
Nebraska has four commits in the latest Scout.com* top 300.
Nate Gerry's transition to linebacker is progressing in Philadelphia.
NFL.com rates this century's best Nebraska draft picks, and Ndamukong Suh comes out on top.
08 THU
Get stoked for the season with some Chris Jones highlights.
Only 30 bus/game ticket packages for the Oregon game are left.
ESPN.com has Nebraska on both sides of upset alert games in 2017.
Private quarterback coach George Whitfield praises Tanner Lee as “one of the purest passers I’ve been around.”
Rex Burkhead is off to a strong start at the Patriots' minicamp.
ESPN.com lists four high-stakes games for the Big Ten West, and three of them involve Nebraska.
07 WED
Three free Fan Fests will take place outside Memorial Stadium on consecutive Fridays this month.
Bob Stoops announces his retirement as coach at Oklahoma. | Discuss | Commentary: Shatel,* Vogel | Memorable moments
The Black Friday network switch will likely mean a drop in viewership.
Mike Riley talks with Rivals.com about Nebraska recruiting and the new-look satellite camps.
Athlon rolls out its Big Ten predictions and has Tanner Lee pegged as the conference's newcomer of the year.
Nebraska has plenty of company in its pursuit of 2019 Omaha Burke linebacker Nick Henrich.*
06 TUE
A Sporting News writer predicts a Jan. 1 bowl for the Huskers.
The Huskers may go without a running back* in this recruiting cycle.
More end zone seats are getting added width, which will reduce Memorial Stadium capacity by an unspecified* amount. | Video upgrades*
05 MON
The season opener against Arkansas State will have a 7 p.m. CDT start and a BTN telecast.
Nebraska joins the chase for 2019 quarterback Max Duggan* of Council Bluffs, while prime target Grant Gunnell commits elsewhere.*
Athlon previews the Huskers and pegs them at third in the Big Ten West.
Poll question: Will Tommy Armstrong succeed as an NFL safety?
HuskerOnline has a video recap of the College Station satellite camp.
04 SUN
Adam Carriker interrupts his summer break to answer the naysayers in the media -- and to introduce the newest member of Husker Nation.
Strong finishes were nowhere to be found in 2016-17 in the three most high-profile Husker men's sports, Steve Sipple notes.
Ex-Husker Brandon Jackson rejoins the Packers as a coaching intern.
This week in Husker history: The 1967 defense gets a third assistant coach as John Melton is assigned to the linebackers.
03 SAT
Sam McKewon says early playing time* may be in the cards for the incoming freshmen on the defensive line. | Guy Thomas motivated*
Marv Mueller, an all-conference defensive back for the Huskers in the mid-1960s and an Academic All-American, has died at age 71.
02 FRI
Sam McKewon has rankings and projections for all of the 2018 recruiting classes* in the Big Ten.
Sports on Earth's Matt Brown has two Huskers in his top 15 College Football Hall of Fame candidates.
A Husker fan now owns the childhood home of Mike Riley in Corvallis.
01 THU
John Kirby, a lineman for the Huskers in the early 1960s who played seven seasons in the NFL, has died at age 75.
Sign up now for the June 29th golf scramble to benefit this fall's Husker Fans Salute the Troops event. pdf (1K)
Aaron Taylor is on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for the first time,* joined by repeat nominees Eric Crouch and Zach Wiegert.
Athlon ranks Nebraska's games from easiest to toughest.

 
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