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November 2011

30 WED
A man who became a Husker fan in his native Cuba gets to meet Dr. Tom.
Husker Dan sums up the season and has an offer for troops abroad.
It was 50 years ago today that NU gave Bill Jennings the pink slip. And on the list of likely successors, nowhere to be found was the coach who would get the job and turn the program around, Bob Devaney.
The big stage doesn't intimidate Quincy Enunwa anymore.
Hoisting the Heroes Game trophy meant plenty to Yoshi Hardrick.
DE recruit Greg McMullen says he's still sold on NU despite his homestate school's hiring of Urban Meyer. | Carl works California | Recruit watch
Ndamukong Suh is appealing his suspension. | AP commentary
Roy Helu is making the most of his opportunities with the Redskins.
29 TUE
A talented lineup of advisers helped Brett Maher earn a rare double honor.
Angry Dad finds it unwise, for everyone's sake, to compare Bo to Dr. Tom.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the work of NU's football video crew.
Ndamukong Suh draws a two-game suspension, and Coach Roz says it may be time for him to check his compass and realign. | Discuss
Why Ohio State's hiring of Urban Meyer might benefit the Huskers.
Tommie Frazier's Xs & Os breaks down the Iowa game and more.
Here's more about this week's recruiting push. | Targets | Valentine's status
Dave Feit opines on Friday's win and the whole trophy-game thing.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Rob Zatechka & Christian Peter
28 MON
Four Huskers – Burkhead, David, Dennard & double-dipper Maher – earn first-team All-Big Ten honors. Caputo and Spencer Long are second-team selections. League trophies go to David, Dennard and Maher (twice).
Sherwin Jarmon, who starred at defensive end in the late 1960s, dies at 64.
An Ohio journalist retracts his report that Bo interviewed for the OSU job.
A case is made for Turner Gill's return to the Husker staff.
There's no rest for the coaches as the recruiting trail beckons.
Lavonte David earns a share of Big Ten Player of the Week honors.
Urban Meyer is taking the Ohio State job, his agent confirms.
Sam McKewon sees voids to fill on defense in 2012. | Barfknecht: Summer words sting | Christopherson: Amazing David | Chatelain: Brunch Bites
27 SUN
Roy Helu Jr. has a 108-yard rushing game, including this highlight-reel TD.
Former Blackshirt Steve Warren knows all about the power of a dream.
Turner Gill gets the boot at Kansas. | Discuss | Illinois fires Zook
How the record for carries was broken doesn't sit well with Mike’l Severe.
NU climbs to No. 19 in the coaches' and Harris polls and No. 20 in AP.
Ameer Abdullah's toughness has helped him rise to No. 2 at I-back. | Notes
An emotional meeting Wednesday set the tone for the offense Friday.
26 SAT
It's been a physical lesson for Nebraska in its first Big Ten go-around.
Tom Shatel wonders if fans demand too much of a first-time head coach.
Lavonte David's latest signature play exemplifies his determination.
Recruits give positive reports about their visits. | Westerkamp's big game
Now it's time for the Huskers to heal up and think about bowl scenarios.
The dueling worlds of Ndamukong Suh. | Slauson's criticism
At his final home game, Austin Cassidy gets a hug he'll always cherish.
25 FRI
Nebraska 20, Iowa 7. The Blackshirts dominate and Rex Burkhead carries a big load as the Huskers nail down win No. 9. | Game page | Stryker commentary | DVD
The Huskers today look for a strong finish to an uneven season as they try a new border-state rivalry on for size. Here's the Iowa-Nebraska game-day coverage fromOmaha (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),Lincoln (1, 2, 3),Grand Island (1, 2),Des Moines (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),Quad Cities (1, 2)andWaterloo.Commentary: Shatel (1, 2), Sipple, Hansen
Twenty-one Husker seniors are making their final Tunnel Walk today.
Twitter is changing the stadium experience for some fans.
24 THU
Ndamukong Suh gets tossed out of the Lions-Packers game. | Discuss
It's another big weekend on the recruiting front. See who's visiting.
Oklahoma's Gregg Pruitt reflects on the Game of the Century.
The Huskers' discipline and smart choices extend to what they eat.
Marcel Jones tries never to forget that players are heroes in kids' eyes.
A look or two at what the Nebraska-Iowa series means to fans: 1, 2
Watch as Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice preview Friday's game.
Terrence Moore and Jared Crick have a bond that transcends football.
Three ex-Huskers are helping to elevate the Detroit Lions. | Paradox of Suh
Ron Brown is one of 29 assistants in the running for the Broyles Award.
Is the Heroes Game trophy too big – and perhaps not weird enough?
Former walk-ons feel they've helped NU turn a corner. | Notes: 1, 2
The holiday finds HuskerMax columnist Dave Feit in a thankful mood.
The predictions page is on the skimpy side just a day before kickoff.
Turner Gill is another nice-guy coach struggling at Kansas.
Hometown Husker: Andy Gdowski from Grand Island.
Shaun Prater and Tanner Miller are Hawkeyes with Nebraska roots.
23 WED
KLIN is re-airing the Game of the Century at 7 a.m. CST Thursday and at 7 p.m. Friday, the 40th anniversary of the NU-Oklahoma clash. Catch it on the radio or via live stream. | Tagge's memories | Game page
NU holds its last practice for the Iowa game. | HuskerMax report
Angry Dad says the verdict is already in on the 2011 season.
The Colonel checks in and makes it clear he's still in Bo's corner.
Husker Dan looks forward to the "Hickoff Classic."
It's the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate, two days early. Listen in: 1, 2, 3
Mike Caputo is a semifinalist for a national walk-on trophy | Vote
John Papuchis tells a Big Red Breakfast crowd about 2011's challenges.
The wraps finally come off the Heroes Game Trophy. And the citizen heroes whose names will be on it: Kathy Griess and Gary Launderville.
In Colorado, there's at least one confirmed case of Husker withdrawal.
The Friday slot is new for Iowa, and something Kirk Ferentz welcomes.
Iowa suspends a backup tailback for Friday's game. | Hawkeye notes
The two citizen heroes to be honored Friday will be announced today.
A key matchup will be Dennard vs. McNutt. | NU notes: 1, 2, 3
Scott Spreitzer from team HuskerHawkeye breaks down Friday's matchup.
Rimington, Wistrom, Shields: Husker legends build legacies off the field.
Steve Sipple wonders who will fill the shoes of Dennard & David next year.
Playboy picks 1995 Huskers as the greatest team in college football.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, checks the football pulse of Cedar Rapids, Neb.
22 TUE
Will Shields & Roger Craig are Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalists.
Alonzo Whaley officially joins the ranks of Blackshirts. More from Tuesday's practice: HuskerMax Report | Audio: C.Pelini, Dennard
New HuskerMax contributor Coach Roz has some advice for Joe Paterno, and Calvin Jones offers his review of the Michigan game.
QB prospect Devin Fuller sets his final six schools. | Recruit watch
Lavonte David makes the cut as one of six finalists for the Butkus Award.
Sam McKewon examines the Huskers' baffling lack of consistency.
Tommie Frazier and Rob Zatechka offer their takes on the loss to Michigan.
Jared Crick hasn't let his injury stop him from being a leader.
Something must be done about faked injuries, Bo Pelini says. | Notes
Weighing in on the state of the program: Shatel, Rittenberg, Severe
It's been an incredible journey for Austin Cassidy. | Marcel Jones Q&A
Bo Pelini says there's motivation aplenty for both teams.
More than you'll ever want to know about Iowa's 1981 win over NU: 1, 2
In a mid-1990s recruiting battle, Tom Osborne couldn't reel in Tim Dwight.
Dave Feit assesses the debacle in Ann Arbor.
21 MON
Monday's practice is in the books. Some early material: HuskerMax report | Diminishing returns | Audio: Beck, M.Jones, Caputo
Bo Pelini says the state of the program is solid. | Press conference audio: Pelini, Martinez, Cassidy | Video
NU's secondary has struggled since its stellar outing vs. Michigan State.
If the "rivalry" tag doesn't quite fit, NU-Iowa might be called a revivalry.
Sam McKewon says it was a perplexing game plan from Tim Beck.
It's a back-and-forth battle between Nebraska and Iowa as the two universities vie for supremacy in Facebook “likes.” You can help Nebraska's cause here.
20 SUN
Early in his first NFL game, Prince Amukamara gets his first INT.
The Huskers say they still have plenty to play for on Friday. | Notes
Nebraska drops to 22nd in the coaches' and AP polls and 21st in Harris.
See which team has the edge in the Nebraska-Iowa stats matchup.
19 SAT
Dominic Raiola gets ready for his 150th start for the Lions.
Next up is Iowa, a 31-21 winner Saturday at Purdue. | Game page
Michigan 45, Nebraska 17. Denard Robinson gashes the Blackshirts on the ground and through the air, and special-teams blunders prove costly as NU falls hard. Get details on the game page. | Stryker commentary
It's the Big Red in the Big House for the first time in half a century. Setting the scene are the papers in Omaha (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),Grand Island (1, 2),Detroit (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7),ToledoandAnn Arbor.Commentary: Sipple, Shatel, Barfknecht
It will be the 300th consecutive game attended by Kathy and Jon Pounds.
NU and Michigan met in Lincoln a century ago. Here are some details.
Husker Moment: Shane Swanson vs. Oklahoma State, 1984.
18 FRI
It was assistant coach Jim Ross who motivated the 1962 Huskers before the big win at Michigan, Dennis Claridge remembers.
Terrence Moore is playing through a different kind of pain. | NU notes: 1, 2
Hear the Husker Hour interviews with Brett Maher and Keyuo Craver.
Joe Paterno has been diagnosed with a treatable form of lung cancer.
John Garrison discusses his return to NU and the patchwork O-line's play.
Brian Christopherson breaks things down for Michigan readers. | 3 to watch
Two more defensive end prospects have interest in the Huskers.
Turn up the audio – it's the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate: 1, 2, 3, 4
A plane crash kills two Oklahoma State women's basketball coaches.
Athlon Sports previews the game and picks Nebraska. | More predictions
Going to the Big House? Be aware of some unusual stadium policies.
A number of factors seem to be behind the Big Ten's rushing resurgence.
Vince Marrow and Bo Pelini formed a bond as Youngstown high-schoolers.
Brady Hoke says discipline is vital in slowing Nebraska's option.
Husker Dan minces no words about the Penn State mess.
Playing with more abandon, linebacker Will Compton has turned a corner.
If you're a Facebooker, join in the Iowa-Nebraska “like” showdown.
Tim Marlowe continues to seize opportunities in passing game.
Quarterback Denard Robinson is said to be growing in Michigan's offense, even if his stats aren't. | UM notes
17 THU
Bo Pelini confirms that Ben Cotton and Andrew Rodriguez won't play Saturday. More from Thursday's practice: HuskerMax report
Watch as Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice preview the game.
Cory Schlesinger says NU has what it takes for a win at the Big House.
New coordinators have made their mark quickly on both teams.
Justin Prestidge reflects on the events surrounding last weekend's game.
Forty years ago, its was the final tuneup before the Game of the Century.
Houston Alexander joins Tommie Frazier in the latest Xs & Os installment.
A Husker fan shares his Penn State experience with Pennsylvania readers.
Lavonte David's quest to improve helps set him apart. | NU notes: 1, 2
Tom Shatel says the Michigan series has the makings of a special rivalry.
Bo Pelini is No. 13 in USA Today's tabulation of coaches' pay for 2011.
Brett Maher's success doesn't surprise his kicking mentor, Kris Brown.
Tom Rathman continues to make his mark as a coach with the 49ers. | Bio
On-field chatter is a key for Michigan's defense. | UM insider | Notes
16 WED
Defensive tackle Mike Martin has the Huskers' attention. More from Wednesday's practice: HuskerMax report | Audio: Cotton, Brown
Nebraska's rise to prominence began at the Big House. | ’62 game page
Paul Lukas of Uni Watch weighs in on the Huskers' on-field apparel.
Here's another look at why the game has significant stakes for Nebraska.
Assigning a spy to Denard Robinson is a risky strategy, Carl Pelini says.
Mike Rucker shares some life lessons with students in Columbus. | Bio
The 1997 season's finish still has NU and Michigan partisans debating.
There's plenty on the line for the Wolverines & Huskers. | NU notes: 1, 2, 3
Brett Maher has picked up where his accomplished predecessors left off.
On paper, at least, the teams look remarkably similar. | UM notes: 1, 2
Penn State staffers express appreciation for NU's support.
Michigan's offensive coordinator says stats take a back seat to wins.
Big Ten conference call: Illinois’ Ron Zook is feeling the heat.
15 TUE
Tim Beck assesses the strengths of Michigan's defense after Tuesday's practice. More: HuskerMax report | Audio: Beck, Long, David
It's not Husker football, but it's a great read: The story of Marion Hudson
Bo Pelini says practice is the cure for NU's rash of dropped passes.
Larry the Cable Guy will give a Super Bowl trip to the best tailgaters.
The Legends Division has the upper hand entering the final few weeks.
See how Nebraska recruiting targets fared in weekend play.
Martinez vs. Robinson: Similar stats, but one QB is on the upswing.
Tim Beck says he gets too conservative at times in his play-calling.
Another big game, another big play for Lavonte David.
NU must work around injuries in one of the season's toughest stretches.
The Huskers and Ohio boxer Kelly Pavlik draw motivation from each other.
Taylor Martinez's comfort level keeps growing. NU notes: 1, 2
Khiry Cooper talks about his increased role and his two-sport life.
Tom Shatel sees a bond building between NU and Penn State fans.
Denard Robinson's wrist is said to be fine, but Michigan has capable backup if “Shoelace” were to go down. | Five things about UM football.
14 MON
Aaron Green is coping with the frustration of warming the bench. More from Monday's practice: HuskerMax report | Audio: C.Pelini, Kinnie, Marlowe
Penn State backers write in appreciation of Husker fans' understanding.
Early material from Monday's presser: Injury rundown | LJS & OWH reports | Audio: Pelini,Martinez, Compton, Burkhead, Bell, Cassidy
The Big Ten is removing Joe Paterno's name from the championship trophy.
The Fiesta Bowl reportedly hopes for a battle of the Big Reds.
Dr. Rob Zatechka's diagnosis: A better win than you think. | Morning Sip
Brett Maher earns a share of league player-of-the-week honors.
Monday morning commentary: McKewon on the B1G grind | Sipple on avoiding another late fade | Feit on the escape from Unhappy Valley
A defensive turnaround is a big part of Michigan's 2011 success.
Scoreboard-watching will be part of the season's home stretch. | Notes
Grant Wistrom & Reggie Baul are Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
Former NU assistant Dennis Wagner is forced out at Western Carolina.
Former Husker Patrick Witt chooses The Game over a possible Rhodes Scholarship.
13 SUN
Tim Beck added a dose of unpredictability to the game plan vs. Penn State.
Positives from the Penn State situation: A word from David Max.
NU rises to 16th in the coaches' & Harris polls and 17th in AP. | BCS: 16th
Roger Craig is inducted into the San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame.
12 SAT
Up next is Michigan, a 31-14 winner Saturday at Illinois. | Stats matchup
Nebraska 17, Penn State 14. The Huskers survive a late Penn State surge in a game Bo Pelini was not in favor of playing. Go to the game page for all the coverage. | Stryker commentary | Pregame prayer | Game DVD.
A Beaver Stadium bomb threat is found to be false. | Subdued mood
After a tumultuous and troubling week, there's a football game to be played today. Here's the coverage fromLincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),Omaha (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),Grand Island (1, 2),Harrisburg (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),Philadelphia (1, 2),Pittsburgh (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),Wilkes-Barre,Altoona (1, 2)andUSA Today.Commentary: Shatel, Sipple, Barfknecht, Feit, Staples, Wojciechowski, Sharp, Buckley
Tom Osborne shares memories from the 1980 & ’82 games at Penn State.
Husker moment: Alan Austin's first start was big: The Game of the Century.
11 FRI
Penn State assistant Mike McQueary tells players he's in protective custody after being placed on paid administrative leave.
Because of his father's death, Urban Meyer won't be on the ESPN crew.
Rex Burkhead is one of 10 semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award.
You can support victims of child sexual abuse by donating to RAINN. HuskerMax is mentioned in this ABC News report on the effort.
Hundreds of former players are expected to give the Nittany Lions a show of support on the sidelines Saturday.
The game goes on, and so does the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate. Listen here: Hour 1 | Hour 2 | Hour 3 |Osborne interview
At the Big Red Breakfast, Brenden Stai offers O-line insights and more.
The Nittany Lions say they're galvanized by the week's turmoil, while Bo Pelini describes his Huskers as well-focused. | Thursday notes: 1, 2
NU fans going to State College brace for the worst, but the early start and heavy police presence could ease their fears.
Should the game go on? Steve Sipple and a Philadelphia writer disagree.
Corey Raymond harps on the little things that matter in the secondary.
Clete Blakeman will soon be a fixture in EA Sports video games.
Opportunity knocks for a grateful Eric Hagg in Cleveland.
The NCAA will look into whether Penn State violated association bylaws.
ESPN play-by-play man Dave Pasch knows he must choose his words carefully during Saturday's telecast. | Sponsor bails
Congrats to the five Huskers on the Academic All-District team.
10 THU
Penn State assistant Mike McQueary will skip Saturday's game because of multiple threats made against him. | Profile
The Huskers wrap up an intense week of practice. | HuskerMax Report
Tony Felici says the 1982 NU-PSU game could have used instant replay.
Tom Osborne advises against wearing red. | Statement | Regent worries
PSU's Tom Bradley takes over with “mixed emotions” but “no reservations.”
For Joe Paterno, it was a stunning end to a storied career. Commentary: Boswell | Plaschke | Collier | Niyo | Schlabach | Myerberg | Reilly | Doyel
After the violence of Wednesday night in State College, Tom Shatel says safety issues should be considered before letting the game go on.
Defensive coordinator Tom Bradley becomes PSU's interim coach, but bigger names from the outside will most likely be on Penn State's list.
Taylor Martinez is spreading it around in the passing game. | Notes: 1, 2
Doug Colman & Reggie Baul are Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
Rex Burkhead's productivity means his freshman backups must be patient.
Penn State players try to keep their focus amid the turmoil. | PSU insider
09 WED
NoPa: Joe Paterno is fired by Penn State's governing board and won't coach Saturday. School president Graham Spanier is also out.
A new throwing motion has helped QB recruit Tommy Armstrong improve his game.
Here's Wednesday's HuskerMax Practice Report. | Audio: Els, Garrison
Prices for tickets to Saturday's game are soaring.
Hear Steve Sipple's argument that the game should go on – without JoePa.
The idea of a Beaver Stadium "blueout" gains momentum.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart questions whether the game should be played.
Lavonte David is one of eight semifinalists for the Lott Trophy.
Penn State should cancel the game, Dirk Chatelain says. | National storm
PSU tailback Silas Redd has improved by going from flashy to steady.
In a player poll, Ndamukong Suh is voted the NFL's dirtiest player.
As the Huskers try to tune out the Penn State scandal, there's plenty being said. A sampling of commentary: Shatel | Sipple | Barfknecht | Dufresne | Lupica | Lopresti | LeBreton | Kerkhoff | Millen (video) | Kovacevic | Kiszla
Taylor Martinez hopes his experience with road adversity is a plus vs. PSU.
For Tim Marlowe, it's a return visit to Penn State. | Tuesday notes: 1, 2
LB commit Zaire Anderson is eager for his Iowa-game visit. | Recruit watch
Justin Prestidge files his Northwestern game report.
08 TUE
Chants of "Beat Nebraska!" punctuate a rally by Penn State students and fans in support of Joe Paterno outside the coach's home.
Carl Pelini says the loss of depth on the D-line has created challenges. More from Tuesday's practice:HuskerMax Report
Bo Pelini says the PSU scandal is not a distraction for NU. | Big Ten notes
Penn State cancels Joe Paterno's weekly press conference, and the N.Y. Times reports he's on his way out. | Victims' voices | Editorial | Findings
Read how one caring act became a worldwide Husker Salute. | Tix for vets
The toughest stretch of the Bo Pelini era is here, Sam McKewon writes.
Tim Beck says no stealing of play signals happened, though Northwestern might have tried. | Monday notes: 1, 2
All eyes will be on Joe Paterno on Tuesday, even though his press conference is meant to be about the Nebraska game, not the scandal. More: Team's focus | Doubt and pain | Shatel commentary
Jamal Turner knows he must improve his level of effort in practice.
Stanley Jean-Baptiste says he's still learning at cornerback.
Five things you should know about JoePa.
07 MON
Chase Rome is eager to return to action but isn't there yet. More from Monday's practice: HuskerMax Report | Audio: Beck, Burkhead
Taylor Martinez says Northwestern might have cracked Nebraska's play-signaling system. More from Monday's presser: Burkhead's load | Pelini's thoughts | Audio: Pelini, Martinez, Marlowe, Cassidy, Legate
The Huskers' last visit to Happy Valley was one to forget.
The Michigan game gets an 11 a.m. CST kickoff, on ESPN or ESPN2.
See what three of the recruits thought of their visits Saturday.
Rob Zatechka was as surprised as anyone by the loss to the Wildcats.
A national writer likes NU's chances of winning the division. | B1G jumble
Penn State's athletic director goes on leave. | What about JoePa? | More
Sam McKewon says a talent infusion is needed on defense. | Notes
Saturday's loss has Dave Feit wondering about the Huskers' true identity.
06 SUN
Ed Stewart & Walt Barnes are two more Chicagoans who starred for NU.
Rex Burkhead says his heavy workload is no excuse for his subpar game.
Who says there isn't anything worth watching on the Longhorn Network?
Roy Helu sets a team record for pass receptions for the Redskins.
See if you recognize anyone in the Northwestern game tailgate photos.
NU slips to 17th in the coaches' & Harris polls and 19th in AP. | BCS: 19th
Missouri's move to the SEC next July becomes official.
NU-Penn State gets an 11 a.m. CST start for ESPN. | Stats matchup
05 SAT
Northwestern 28, Nebraska 25. The Wildcats earn an upset victory in Lincoln and knock the Huskers out of the division lead. Get the details on the game page. | Postgame audio | Commentary: Stryker, Bishop
Penn State's athletic director is charged with perjury in a sex-abuse case against a former PSU defensive coordinator.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early for a salute to military veterans. And NU's first two College World Series teams will be honored at halftime.
Forty years ago this weekend, NU shut out a solid Iowa State squad.
Northwestern's potent offense poses a test today for a Husker defense that seems to have found the right parts. More on the game fromLincoln (1, 2),Omaha (1, 2, 3),Chicago (1, 2).Commentary: Shatel, Sipple, York (1, 2)
Who are those nattily dressed fans the TV cameras seem to love?
Keeping Rex Burkhead healthy is no big chore for trainers.
Husker moment: Tim Hager overcame a rough start vs. Penn State in ’79.
04 FRI
The ’Pedia-Max verdict and what it means is explained on KLIN.
Here's a big batch of photos from Salute the Troops weekend: 1, 2, 3
The HuskerMax Friday Tailgate will get you ready for Saturday: 1, 2, 3 | BBS
Rich Fisher tells a Big Red Breakfast crowd about his receivers and more.
The awarding of Blackshirts has evolved as a motivational tool.
The Corn Bowl is the winner in balloting for the design of the trophy that will be exchanged between the Iowa and Nebraska student bodies.
A look at how things get fixed on the O-line. | Thursday notes: 1, 2
Lance Thorell is the latest standard-bearer for eight-man football.
Hometown Husker: linebacker Jim Ebke from Lincoln East
Craig Bohl has his North Dakota State squad atop the FCS rankings.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald bleeds purple for his alma mater.
03 THU
The LSU-Alabama buildup prompts a look back at 1971 NU-Oklahoma.
Alfonzo Dennard is seen as a big reason the Blackshirts are back.
BTN captures the essence of why Tom Osborne is a Big Ten icon.
Mum's the word on who will start opposite Alfonzo Dennard at cornerback. More from Thursday's practice: HuskerMax report | Video | Pelini audio
A Michigan State fan blogs about his experience in friendly Lincoln.
From Huskers Illustrated's Mike Babcock, a little history about the advent of two-platoon college football and the Blackshirts.
A former Boise State commit at cornerback has his eye on the Huskers.
A Northwestern blogger details the team's strengths and weaknesses.
QB Dan Persa's mobility will test NU's defensive line. | Northwestern insider
Tony Davis & Mike Rozier weigh in on what makes Rex Burkhead special.
Tom Shatel bids adieu to two iconic sports bars: Barry's and Pauli's.
Walk-on Tim Weak gives Northwestern a touch of Nebraska.
Husker Dan files his report on the Michigan State game.
The first predictions for the Northwestern game are coming in.
Tim Beck sees the Huskers' uniqueness on offense as a plus. | Notes: 1, 2
02 WED
The Husker offense isn't taking the Wildcats' defense lightly. More from Wednesday's practice: HuskerMax report | Audio: Garrison, Raymond
A win in Lincoln would help salvage Northwestern's disappointing season.
Here's the Week 8 wrap-up of Huskers in the NFL.
The best No. 1-vs.-No. 2 games? No surprise which one tops the list.
Forty years ago, No. 9 Colorado was just a speed bump for the Huskers on on the road to the Game of the Century. | Game page
Former Husker QB Patrick Witt is a Rhodes Scholar finalist at Yale.
It was against Northwestern that Dan Alexander ran wild. | Game page
Three roommates each have designs on being the next workhorse at I-back.
The Lincoln paper reports on the 'Pedia-Max case. | Preliminary injunction
NU's ground game is no longer all about the big play. | Notes: 1, 2
Larry the Cable Guy receives the Osborne Leadership Award.
Ndamukong Suh calls his powwow with NFL officials productive.
A Chicago paper asks: Do we call Nebraska NU, UN or UNL?
Kain Colter does it all for Northwestern as he awaits his turn at QB.
Lavonte David's teammates call him a tackle machine.
01 TUE
Here's Tuesday's HuskerMax Practice Report. More audio: Beck, Reed
CBSSports.com lists its keys to the Northwestern-Nebraska game.
Rex Burkhead: A legend that's being written in real time | Mr. October
Taylor Martinez makes strides as a game manager. | Notes: 1, 2
Things are starting to click Andrew Green at corner. | Josh Williams Q&A
The Huskers intend to stay grounded and focused after their big win.
See how Nebraska recruiting targets fared in weekend action.
The Wildcats view Lincoln as a challenging venue. | Five things
A police sting leads to the recovery of 24 stolen tickets.