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July 2011

31 SUN
Was that a new Bo Pelini in Chicago? Nope: "I can't change who I am."
The Saints pick up former Husker cornerback Fabian Washington.
With preseason camp less than a week away, here's what to watch for.
Jared Crick welcomes the chance for more snaps from the defensive end position, and Lavonte David looks forward to more three-linebacker sets.
Iowa says hello to the Heroes Game but goodbye to a bronze pig.
Memorable moments from two days in Chicago. | NU's right moves
30 SAT
Bubba Starling and the Royals are believed to be $2.5 million apart. | Discuss
The game at Wisconsin has monster hype written all over it. | Game page
General-public tickets to the Big Ten title game sell out quickly. | Discuss
See how NU's home-field advantage stacks up statistically against other schools.
NFL nuggets: Why Scott Shanle's still a Saint | Ndamukong Suh's big helper
Listen to Kevin Kugler's Day 2 wrap-up and more audio from Chicago.
Bo Pelini's two hours with the media brought some of his Big Ten roots to the surface. | What we learned, Day 2 | Fun for fans | Husker notes: 1, 2, 3
Cody Green says Nebraska's changes on offense prompted his transfer to Tulsa.
Rex Burkhead hopes film study can help him become a greater long-gain threat.
Defensive secondary coach Corey Raymond knows linemen are the key to winning.
Taylor Martinez's development as a leader might be a product of growing confidence.
Views of NU from points east: A heavyweight | Hoping to rule | Happy with switch
Around the league: Purdue's big foot | Jerry Kill's big victory | Iowa's blossoming WR
Stewart Bradley, let go by Philadelphia, agrees to terms with the Cardinals.
29 FRI
Bo Pelini says he's not about to change his approach to player discipline.
Jared Crick sheds some light on the new offense's fast pace. | Breakfast with Bo
Charter and Cable One in Nebraska add BTN to their expanded basic service tiers.
It'll be called The Heroes Game when Nebraska & Iowa do battle. | Discuss
Get your Big Ten sound bites here: Burkhead, David, Persa, Hoke and more
Barry Alvarez will be Wisconsin's guest captain for the Nebraska game.
The NFL lockout wasn't all bad for new dad Matt Slauson.
They're a scarce commodity: Tickets to the game at Wyoming's small stadium.
Brandon Jackson agress to a deal with the Cleveland Browns.
Yahoo's Matt Hinton looks at what led to the retooling of the offense.
Fans can buy team ticket reservations for the BCS title game. | How it works
Nebraska enjoys celebrity status at Big Ten Media Days. The view of NU from elsewhere: Detroit | Ohio | CBSSports.com | Indiana
Five things we learned Thursday in Chicago and what's coming today.
The seniors are work at building team chemistry. | Roster questions | Notes
The Big Ten isn't ruling out the televising of high school games.
Around the league: Now or never for Luke Fickell | Joe Paterno's still got it | Jim Delany lays down the law | Bret Bielema eyeing Oct. 1 | Notes (1, 2, 3)
Lincoln police grapple with an unusual find inside Memorial Stadium.
28 THU
Taylor Martinez is now seen as a more mature teammate. | Bo's praise
It'll be Tulsa of Conference USA for quarterback Cody Green.
Hear what Bo Pelini said Thursday in Chicago. | PDF | Word cloud | Video: 1, 2, 3
Bo Pelini's weekly TV show will be cut to a half hour, per Big Ten rules.
Jared Crick and Lavonte David make the Big Ten list of players to watch.
Nebraska's four October games are seen as the Huskers' make-or-break stretch.
BTN is rolling out a multi-platform extension of the network.
A new season and a new conference will start taking shape today as the Huskers make their debut at Big Ten Media Days. Scene-setters for the quotefest in Chicago: Jim Delany in charge | Five things from McKewon & Dodd | Primers from Chicago & Peoria | Picks by Sipple & Hamar | Live coverage and updates: BTN, OWH, LJS
Ross Els is in his element at the annual Nebraska Coaches Association clinic.
Player profiles: Jeremiah Sirles and Aaron Green
27 WED
You know the season is near when the media guide is released. | View | PDFs
"Walk Ons: Huskers' Edge" airs again next month on NET. | View online now | DVD
Which young backs will emerge to complement veterans Burkhead and Legate?
Hear Chad Kelsay, Jesse Kosch & Joe Moglia on Saturday's Legends Radio Show.
26 TUE
Coaching is "what I was meant to do," Scott Frost says at a Lincoln event.
A traveling trophy will be at stake when Nebraska and Iowa tangle. | Discuss
Friday's the deadline to sign up for the Husker Athletic Fund luncheon with Bo Pelini.
Tickets to the first Big Ten championship game go on sale Saturday.
Don't expect Nebraska to throw Shaun Prater's way when Iowa visits in November.
Bo Pelini isn't just a bit player in the Huskers' academic success.
Tom Shatel doesn't regret missing the latest Big 12 drama. | Dodd commentary
Player profiles: Defensive end Cameron Meredith, wide receiver Jamal Turner
25 MON
With the NFL lockout over, it's a busy time for Husker draftees and free agents.
It appears 2017 is the target for the start of a nine-game Big Ten league schedule.
An unofficial Big Ten media poll puts NU on top. | Crick defensive POY | Best coach
Time Warner Cable and Dish Network agree to Big Ten Network programming terms.
The new documentary "Bugeaters" explores the earliest years of Nebraska football.
Big Ten Media Day coverage will air Thursday on BTN and ESPNU.
Sam McKewon shares interesting leftovers from Football 202.
Tad Stryker sees hope that the offense's penalty bug will bite less often in 2011.
Michigan QB Denard Robinson must adjust to a new offensive scheme.
Rivals.com's Big Ten publishers pick Nebraska to win its division. | Top 10 players
Tight end Sean Stackhouse looks forward to Chattanooga's "huge" season opener.
24 SUN
The Des Moines paper names Jamie Williams to its Hall of Fame. | ’90 story | Bio
Tim Beck's offense remains under wraps, but hints emerge during Football 202.
In Chattanooga, the Bullocks twins' prep careers still stand out. | Bios: Josh, Daniel
Scott Frost says he's ready to run an offense, but a coordinator job can wait. | Q&A
Pre-Snap Read looks at three Husker foes: Mich. State, Washington, Fresno State
Derek Moye, Penn State's 6-foot-5 wideout, will be a test for NU's corners.
The Big Ten's new format could mean fewer BCS bowl berths for the league.
A batch of player profiles: Eric Martin, Mike Caputo, Ciante Evans
23 SAT
John Garrison says it's the mental game that younger O-linemen must master.
The Big Ten style of play has linebacker recruit Michael Rose fired up.
Like a lot of other Husker fans, Alex Gordon is on the Bubba Starling watch.
Gerry DiNardo says NU gives the Big Ten a chance to be the top football league.
Dan Persa gives Northwestern a dual threat at QB, but an injury is a question mark.
The addition of Nebraska brings a change in Big Ten time-window rules for TV.
Mike Ekeler's new job gives him a chance to prove his scheming prowess.
22 FRI
Ohio State won't be hit with failure-to-monitor charges from the NCAA.
The OWH turns back the clock to the 1991 Oklahoma game. | Game page
Adi Kunalic keeps one hand in football and the other in business.
Maurice Purify is no longer on the Omaha Nighthawks’ roster.
Alfonzo Dennard lands at No. 4 among NFL draft prospects for 2012.
Thunder Collins is granted a hearing in his appeal of his murder conviction.
The Key Huskers countdown finishes with Lavonte David and Jared Crick.
The Big Ten has scuttled its official preseason media poll.
The Big 12 tries to calm the upheaval caused by the Longhorn Network.
How the Big Ten's divisions were decided – a detailed look: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
The possible end to the NFL lockout could mean a flurry of activity for ex-Huskers.
Michigan State is solid at QB with the return of Kirk Cousins.
The Austin paper previews the Huskers and gives them a No. 16 ranking.
21 THU
Greg Orton and Dave Burke are Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
Ex-Huskers are gathering this weekend in Gothenburg for golf and a good cause.
The Athletic Department unveils a new luncheon series for fans.
Minnesota's Da'Jon McKnight has the size and hands that give defensive backs fits.
The Longhorn Network continues to create controversy in Big 12 country.
More player profiles: Marcel Jones and Alfonzo Dennard
20 WED
Niles Paul recalls how he almost chose cross country over football.
David Max remembers his mother Margaret with photos on her birthday.
Watch as Ndamukong Suh discusses the lockout and the ’11 season. | NFL's #2
The Penn State game appears headed for a 2:30 p.m. CST start.
The best team I ever covered: SI's Tim Layden remembers the 1995 Huskers.
Colorado grad Rick Reilly, he of the rapier wit, has a Big Ten primer for the Big Red.
Vincent Valentine, a top defensive tackle prospect, discusses his interest in NU.
NU's most widely used helmet model comes out on top in safety tests.
Will the versatility of Eric Hagg prove to be a blessing or a curse in the NFL?
Ohio State lost a star defensive end to the NFL, but Nathan Williams returns.
19 TUE
Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska is raffling a pair of NU season tickets.
Wisconsin is already getting geared up for the Oct. 1 Nebraska game.
The Big Ten Network's value to league members is on the rise.
Alfonzo Dennard grabs the No. 38 spot in Rivals.com's Top 100 player countdown.
Jared Crick is Nebraska's nominee for the AFCA Good Works Team.
See where NU ranks in ESPN.com's compilation of Big Ten position rankings.
A phone call from Tom Osborne in 1968 changed everything for Bob Terrio.
Moving Fan Day to a workday strikes Steve Sipple as a bit insensitive.
Cody Green says he has narrowed his school search to Tulsa and Baylor.
18 MON
Watch as Sipple & Christopherson preview opponent No. 12, the Iowa Hawkeyes.
QB prospect Tommy Armstrong says it'll be Nebraska or Southern Miss.
Jared Crick makes the 40-player watch list for the Walter Camp award.
The Big Ten is leading the cost-of-attendance discussion. | Sipple's take
Get ready to rehash 1982, '94 and '97 with Penn State and Michigan fans.
Josh Biezuns was a bright spot last season on Wyoming's beleaguered defense.
Five for the offense: Rodriguez, Abdullah, Moore, Reed, Martinez
17 SUN
Sam McKewon dissects the top preseason mags and their picks. | Stassen's stats
Washington's Chris Polk will have NU's attention after his big bowl performance.
Scott Frost's mother is still setting records at the Cornhusker State Games.
New Hall-of-Famer Barry Alvarez says he likes what Nebraska brings to the Big Ten.
16 SAT
Doug Welniak, a 1987 co-captain, has a daughter with a football career of her own.
Ndamukong Suh is No. 7 on Rivals.com's list of the decade's top college players.
The Huskers might need to double-team Fresno State D-lineman Logan Harrell.
Alex Henery helps kick off the 2011 Cornhusker State Games in Lincoln.
Mickey Joseph's break from football didn't last long.
Ross Els knows the importance of high school coaches. | Hastings visit
15 FRI
More watch lists: Taylor Martinez for Davey O'Brien, Rex Burkhead for Doak Walker
High school linemen get pointers from Husker Hall-of-Famer Will Shields.
Tom Osborne would be open to a future Husker game in Kansas City.
Chattanooga's QB, a transfer from Tennessee, can throw it around pretty well.
Burkhead, Crick & David will represent Nebraska at the Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon.
Profiles of two defenders: Will Compton and Cameron Meredith
14 THU
Husker Mike previews the Badgers. Previous reports: Wyo., Wash., Fresno, Chatt.
Demand for the NU game pushes Wyoming season-ticket sales to a record high.
Fan Day is set for Aug. 5th – a Friday – at Memorial Stadium.
Lavonte David is one of five Big Ten linebackers on the Butkus Award watch list.
Three Huskers are featured in Rivals.com's look at past five- and two-star recruits.
From Sam McKewon, a midsummer look at the Huskers' recruiting for 2012.
Rex Burkhead and Ron Brown might lean on each other a bit this season.
ESPN.com notes that Nebraska has lots of big shoes to fill on special teams.
Here are the LJS's "Need to Know" rundowns of Ohio State & Illinois.
Key Huskers for 2011: No. 8, Baker Steinkuhler
Tom Osborne will be honored tonight by a Kansas City sports group.
13 WED
View time-lapse footage of progress on the East Stadium construction project.
Nebraska has been good to former Blackshirt Lawrence Pete.
Get the lowdown from coaches Beck and Papachis at an event next week in Omaha.
Answers are elusive as the Bubba Starling negotiations get more tense.
Ndamukong Suh and Toniu Fonoti make the Rivals.com all-decade team.
Mike Caputo is on the autumn watch list for the Rimington Trophy.
The Baltimore Sun names ex-Husker Sam Koch to its all-time Ravens team. | Bio
Joe Moglia sees Eric Crouch's skill set as a good fit. | Zac Lee to Vegas
Shane Swanson & Dave Burke are Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
More key Huskers to count down: Brandon Kinnie & Mike Caputo
12 TUE
Crick, David & Meredith make the 125-man Lombardi Award watch list.
ESPN.com ranks NU's secondary third in the Big Ten, with the No. 1 cornerback.
NU's decade performance doesn't quite live up to its Rivals recruiting scores.
Iowa's Hayden Fry saw winners in Kirk Ferentz and Bo Pelini | Hawkeye rundown
The Omaha Nighthawks announce the signing of Eric Crouch.
Cody Green says his choices are down to Tulsa, USC and Baylor.
The LJS goes over what's new for Husker fans in NCAA Football 12. | Rose Bowl?
11 MON
Join the Big Ten Club of southern California and win Rose Bowl tickets.
Alfozo Dennard makes the watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award.
Sipple & Christopherson preview opponent No. 11, the Michigan Wolverines.
A Chattanooga redshirt freshman must quickly get ready to start at left tackle.
Stops at Purdue and Illinois wrap up Sam McKewon's Big Ten tour. | Minn. primer
10 SUN
Badger backers expect Camp Randall to be rocking on Oct. 1. | Wis. rundown
Bubba Starling arrives on campus, but will he stay after Aug. 15th? | Discuss
The NFL lockout has Prince Amukamara playing a waiting game.
Sam McKewon shares some odds and ends from his Big Ten tour.
09 SAT
Countdown of key Huskers continues: #12, Ben Cotton & #11, Austin Cassidy
The Tyler Gabbert saga continues as the one-time NU commit leaves Louisville.
Former Husker assistant Mike Ekeler sees plenty of potential in the Hoosiers.
Sam McKewon finds there's a lot to take in in Ann Arbor.
Scott Frost will speak in Lincoln at a coaches' clinic later this month.
08 FRI
Ohio State vacates its 2010 victories. | Wrist slap?
More watch lists: Crick for the Outland; Crick, David & Dennard for the Nagurski
Scouting the Big Ten: Northwestern makes do on its own terms | MSU snapshot
07 THU
Nebraska must be smiling at the latest Big 12 development, Berry Tramel writes.
Larry the Cable Guy waxes comedic about the Huskers' move to the Big Ten.
Cody Green is still looking for a school, and a visit to USC is in the works.
Oh, the horror! A tongue-in-cheek look at Nebraska's NCAA "scandal."
Junior-to-be linebacker Nick Ramirez reportedly has a 2013 offer from Nebraska.
Huskers or Royals? Bubba Starling says he's "a few steps closer" to a decision.
Lindy's ranks the Huskers' defensive line as No. 2 in the nation.
Big Ten capsules from the LJS: Northwestern, Purdue, Michigan
Huskers Illustrated is launching a weekday radio show in Lincoln.
Tim Beck will be among the speakers for Leadership 101 later this month.
06 WED
A change at Fort Scott college in Kansas could alter an NU recruiting avenue.
Niles Paul describes the stressful months that led up to the NFL draft.
Kyler Reed is one of 34 tight ends on the Mackey Award watch list.
A push is on to get Alex Gordon onto the American League All-Star team. | Vote
The flying wedge and the Big Ten: A fascinating bit of league history
ESPN's recruiting director doesn't expect NU's Texas presence to wane.
Countdown of key Huskers, No. 13: What Courtney Osborne brings to the table
Athlon's Big Ten forecast has Nebraska winning the league title game.
Steve Sipple applauds Tom Osborne's transparency with the NCAA violation.
Greg McMullen tells an Ohio newspaper why he committed to Nebraska.
Can the Huskers be counted on to end a Big Ten title drought? | Giant leap
Assistants' salaries at Nebraska have yet to hit the heights seen in the SEC.
Sam McKewon's "Lost in the Big Ten" tour takes him to Iowa City. | Pizza & beer
05 TUE
The university has self-reported NCAA violations regarding textbooks. | Discuss
Watch as Sipple & Christopherson preview opponent No. 10, Penn State. | More
ESPN.com ranks NU's linebacking corps and Lavonte David as tops in the Big Ten.
Watch-list season starts up: Bednarik: Crick, David, Dennard | Maxwell: Martinez
Phil Steele has Nebraska at No. 12 and playing in the Rose Bowl vs. Oregon.
Rivals.com counts down key Huskers for 2011: Eric Martin, Ciante Evans
The LJS's Ken Hambleton notes that scandals are nothing new to the Big Ten.
04 MON
Four-star defensive end Troy Hinds from Utah has the Huskers in his final six.
The Pelini Foundation's dinner & golf event in Lincoln netted $200,000 for charity.
Michigan's recent downturn has elements that will sound familiar to Husker fans.
03 SUN
The OWH's Lee Barfknecht shares a bevy of Big Eight memories.
Vince Marrow discusses his latest coaching role, as a Husker grad assistant.
Iowa's cornerback from Omaha, Shaun Prater, has had to roll with a few punches.
Big Ten fans keep it mostly civil as Husker fans drop in on their message boards.
02 SAT
ESPN.com lists six Huskers among 50 notable college-only greats: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Jared Crick and Lavonte David make Athlon's preseason All-America team.
01 FRI
BigTenGoBig (1K)
As the Huskers officially enter the Big Ten, Nebraska might have ESPN to thank because of the network's lowball offer to the Big Ten seven years ago.
Delany Q&A | Osborne message | BTN schedule
What Husker fans should know about the Big Ten, and vice versa (1, 2).
Bo Pelini discusses the Big Ten transition and the team's progress into the summer.
Getting fired in Lincoln hasn't soured Purdue's Phil Elmassian on Nebraska.
Tommie Frazier and Ahman Green answer fans' questions in a BTN live chat.
The Nebraska plan has worked well for Barry Alvarez and Wisconsin.
Alumni chapters in Big Ten country are revitalized but have much catching up to do.
Need an up-to-date shirt? Get your Big Ten-themed Husker gear here.

The Huskers finish 33rd in the Directors' Cup standings – fifth in the Big 12.
A 1971 team reunion is one of the special events slated for this fall's home games.
An ESPN.com ranking of the Big Ten's DEs has Cameron Meredith at No. 3.
The Huskers' 2012 recruiting class leads the Big Ten in average star rating.
Dave Rimington's primary focus these days involves supporting an important cause.
Niles Paul, in his diary for the Washington Post, says he's his own worst critic.
Larry Asante, with the NFL's Buccaneers, is fueled by his faith.
Congrats to five former Blackshirts who will enter the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame.