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August 2008

Check out Saturday night's Tunnel Walk video.
NFL teams make a number of roster moves affecting former Husker players.
NU 47, Western Michigan 24. Game page | Pregame page | DVD
You knew that season ticket holders travel from near and far. The OWH tells us just how near and far.
There's more to the new defensive philosophy than simply playing hard.
Rewind 35 years to another highly anticipated debut.
The LJS launches its Game Day, which includes talks with future Husker Cody Green and past Husker Adrian Fiala.
Andy Christensen's sexual assault case goes to the jury.
The Athletic Department announces the launch of the Walk-On Club.
Listen to archived audio of the HuskerPedia Live™ chat with Jared Tomich.
Jerry Murtaugh and Gary Java launch their Legends Radio Show.
Download Brian Brown's printable H’Pedia football schedule.
Cornerback Anthony West isn't about to relax now that he's a starter.
OT Mike Smith still yearns for baseball.
Friends say Bo Pelini isn't likely to change his style.
Don't be expecting magic from Bo Pelini, Tom Shatel writes.
The prosecution rests its case in Andy Christensen's trial.
The "directional schools" aren't intimidated anymore.
From the Lincoln paper, a scouting report on Western Michigan.
The New York Post looks at the launch of the Pelini era.
Tom Shatel shares some insights as he becomes the interviewee for a change.
Construction could slow down the game-day drive from Omaha.
Saturday brings the controversial change in student seating. | Chart
Husker Dan and Jeff check in with their Western Michigan pregame columns.
Carl Pelini's big career gamble of 2003 has paid off.
It's the Grand Island paper's turn to preview the season: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Johnny Rodgers and Eric Crouch will be at the Embassy Suites "Do the Dock" on Saturday.
A downtown Lincoln bar owner testifies in Andy Christensen's trial.
Londen Fryar says he's gotten over being snubbed by Nebraska.
The identity of Husker football is ready to be remade, Tad Stryker writes. Tim Griffin has five burning questions about the Huskers.
New starter Mike Smith brings agility to the left-tackle position. More player features: Blake Lawrence, Joe Ganz, Sean Fisher, Adi Kunalic.
Stories from Kalamazoo: Mike Grant prepares his players for the Sea of Red, and Drew Burdi stays prepared as the No. 2 QB.
Todd Peterson writes in Sporting News Today about a Pelini prank.
Testimony is heard in Andy Christensen's trial in Lincoln.
Jared Tomich was the guest Tuesday night on HuskerPedia Live.
It'll be a statement game, Joe Ganz says. The issuing of Blackshirts will wait. More from Tuesday's press conference: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Bo Pelini reminds former Devaney players of their old coach.
HuskerPedia is the No. 1 online Nebraska sports information source.
Defensive end Zach Potter shoulders a greater leadership role.
Freshman DB Mason Wald from Alabama takes a liking to life in Lincoln.
Marlon Lucky is listed in college football's 50 most intriguing people.
Players express confidence in Shawn Watson as the play-caller. | Sunday notes
Peruse the the preview sections of the OWH and LJS (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9).
Wide receiver Niles Paul comes on strong after a humbling freshman year.
The Makovicka brothers know that high expectations come with their name.
Former Husker Ed Stewart is a fast riser in the world of college athletics.
Andy Christensen's trial is set to begin Monday.
Matt Slauson feels a sense of urgency as he enters his senior season.
It's on to game week as fall camp wraps up. Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | Commentary
Mike Grant again finds himself coaching against his alma mater.
Long snapper T.J. O'Leary shares some insights from fall camp.
Safety/QB Taylor Martinez of California commits to NU for 2009.
Quentin Castille aims to be an every-down back. Friday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
New additons to the business directory: Massage Therapy and Gameday Baby Gear. The Virginia Tech travel package deadline is Monday.
Khiry Cooper's teammates like his potential at wide receiver.
Greg Sharpe is glad to move into the Husker radio job.
Order your Steven Sipple signed copy of “The Path to Pelini.”
The Western Michigan PPV telecast may not be shown in all regions.
Nate Swift rebounded from paralysis at age 11. Thursday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Several defenders must reach new heights, Steve Sipple writes.
How do you like this 2008 scenario courtesy of EA Sports?
A TSN writer likes Bo Pelini's chances for success in Lincoln.
Order the 2008 season on DVD by Priority or Standard mail. Start your Bo Pelini collection with the 2003 Alamo Bowl.
Marvin Sanders' passion gets through to players. Barney Cotton says his year away from college ball made him a better teacher.
Huskers.com's Wednesday practice report includes a video interview with Khiry Cooper. More notes: 1, 2, 3, 4
Joe Ganz might be the league leader in perseverence.
The game slows down for Phillip Dillard, and not just because of his weight loss.
Former Husker player Andre Jones is charged in a theft case.
The Huskers must reclaim Memorial Stadium, Tad Stryker writes.
The Fort Worth paper and Sports Network preview the Huskers.
Armando Murillo is the old man in a secondary full of youth. Jaivorio Burkes and Marcel Jones are friends vying for the same spot. Tuesday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Ndamukong Suh turned his injury into an opportunity to watch and learn.
Steve Sipple shares some observations from fall camp.
Randy York writes about the special crowd at Fan Day.
New details about the pay-per-view telecast of the opener are released.
Cody Glenn enjoys delivering hits instead of taking them.
The players get antsy for a real game. Monday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4
The fullbacks aren't expecting a dramatic increase in carries.
The Huskers appear blessed with depth at I-back.
Drew Pearson reflects on his long-ago rejection of a Nebraska full ride.
The new book The Path to Pelini is available to ship now.
Husker Dan gives his preseason prognostications.
Look for fewer fair catches by the Huskers' return game this season.
Several of the younger linebackers are vying for playing time.
Seniority sneaks up on receiver Todd Peterson.
Husker faithful line up to meet Bo Pelini & the team on Fan Day.
Special sale now on Children of the Corn shirts.
The coaches work to re-establish the Blackshirt attitude.
O-lineman Brent Qvale of North Dakota commits to NU's recruiting class of '09.
Tom Osborne eschews the hard sell in fundraising.
The Pelini-Watson chess match helps the offense & defense grow.
Week two of fall camp is in the books, and the StatePaper's Sam McKewon shares his impressions. Saturday notes: 1, 2, 3
Will it be a breakout year for Ndamukong Suh and Menelik Holt?
A must for '08: Improving the pass rush. Friday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Freshman John Levorson vies for early playing time at cornerback.
Tommie Frazier recalls his early days at Nebraska.
Studying the playbook pays off for Rickey Thenarse. Ron Brown wants his tight ends to wear down opponents with physical play. Thursday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
In Houston, Ahman Green tries to move past last year's injury.
Mike Synovec of Papillion and William Kay of Colorado Springs won Western Michigan tickets in the CAL4NE drawing. The SJSU ticket drawing is Aug. 19th.
Fan Day is Sunday: Get your map and details.
Jeff Jamrog aims to beef up the future nonconference schedules.
The offensive line goes about its work with attitude.
There's a reason walk-on Ben Lester knows his way around the place.
The receivers work on run blocking. Wednesday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4
New to the defensive side, Cody Glenn finds a mentor in Broderick Thomas.
Menelik Holt knows now that understanding the offense makes all the difference.
Marcel Jones steps up at right tackle in Jaivorio Burkes' absence.
Patrick Witt remains ahead in the race for the No. 2 spot at quarterback.
The 1970-71 Reunion Dinner gets some ink in the LJS. | Ticket information
Smarts & effort propel Tyler Wortman at linebacker. Tuesday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Don't write off the West Coast offense just yet, Tad Stryker writes.
Ron Brown brings intensity to Husker practices.
Husker Dan clears his desk of some odds and ends.
Major Culbert, the Huskers' Mr. Versatile, finally finds a home at safety.
Monday's practices showed improved intensity. Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4
Good news for the D-line: Ty Steinkuhler returns; Jared Crick steps up.
Larry Asante is determined to leave the defense's 2007 season in the past.
Punter Dan Titchener hopes his offseason work pays dividends this fall.
Maurice Purify aims to rebuild his reputation with the NFL's Bengals.
An elite interior defensive lineman is a rare breed indeed.
Jacob Hickman: from grayshirt to the center of it all.
A leadership role seems to come naturally for Joe Ganz.
Bo Pelini looks forward, not back, while trying to fix the defense.
The team gets a day off Sunday after the first two-a-day drills. More: Week 1 impressions | Saturday notes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
The StatePaper's Sam McKewon breaks down the defensive line.
The future is now for the tight ends. More from Friday: Jared Crick | Chris Brooks | Leaner & quicker | O-line | Notes: 1, 2, 3
Get your Osborne-Pelini autographed helmet before they're gone.
The LJS will have a fan video contest this season.
There will be a Husker fan "Revival" in North Carolina on Tuesday, and Oregonians for Nebraska is having its annual picnic Saturday.
TSN looks at Nebraska and four other road-to-redemption teams.
The battle for No. 2 at QB is close. Quentin Castille makes a push for playing time at I-back. Thursday notes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Randy York spends a day with walk-on players at Village Manor.
Peruse this virtual collection of vintage Husker media guides.
Tyler Wortman and Todd Peterson are fired up for their final season.
The 2003 defense's success has this year's DBs thinking big.
Ndamukong Suh gets some pointers in leadership from the Peter brothers.
A year ago, few thought Joe Ganz would now be the face of the Husker offense.
Wednesday's practice: 1, 2, 3. Player features: Chris Brooks, Terrence Moore.
Antonio Bell waits in Florida for word from the NCAA Clearinghouse.
The Huskers don't mind being the hunters and not the hunted.
CB DeAndre Byrd of Tallahassee commits to the Huskers' class of 2009.
Tad Stryker writes about the intangibles that will constitute progress in 2008.
Coverage from the second day of the Huskers' fall camp:
Helu & Lucky (1, 2) | Holt & receivers | Takeaways | Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4
Husker newcomers get a taste of community outreach.
Last season is history as the 2008 Huskers get to work. More from Monday's fall camp opener: LJS (1, 2, 3) | StatePaper (1, 2) | OWH (1, 2, 3, 4) | GII (1, 2) | ESPN (1, 2) | K.C. Star | KETV | WOWT | KOLN | Quotes | Audio | Practice
Pre-order your copy of “The Path to Pelini.”
The challenge of turning around the defense doesn't intimidate Carl Pelini.
“Huddle” application may give the Huskers a recruiting edge.
USA Today takes a lengthy look at the Huskers and their new coach.
Ted Gilmore looks for the receiving corps to step up.
Restoring pride in the program starts with its leader, Steve Sipple writes.
The new player-access rules may help ease the media hyping of newcomers.
A Colorado commentator says the Huskers need a CU rivalry.
For the Huskers in 2008, it's about how the game is played, Tom Shatel writes.
A lot hinges on the development of the linebackers and secondary.
From the LJS, a breakdown by position. From the OWH, five things to watch.
Players welcome the prospect of an intensified fall camp under Bo Pelini.
StatePaper's Sam McKewon lists five keys for fall camp.
“Sea of Red” fills gap for Curtis native Jon Johnston. Get your copy here.
These are hectic times for the team's equipment managers.
Bo Pelini maintains a work/family balance that can be rare in coaching.
With the first day of August come signs that football season is finally upon us:
The coaches' poll is out; NU at #36; five opponents in top 15.
Practices begin Monday, but first there's the preseason press conference.
The 2008 media guide is online and ready for downloading.
Effort is a key component of a player's grade in the Pelini brothers' system.