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September 2012

30 SUN
See the fans and former players who were there for our tailgate Saturday.
Check out the stats comparison for Nebraska vs. Ohio State.
NU stays at 20th in the coaches' poll and is 21st in AP. | Sipple ballot*
Replacing an icon* will be a challenge for Harvey Perlman.
29 SAT
Nebraska 30, Wisconsin 27. After a horrid start, the Huskers roar back from 17 points down to bag the Badgers. Get all the coverage, stats and multimedia on the game page. | DVD | Stryker commentary
Next week's opponent, Ohio State, holds off Michigan State, 17-16.
Bo Pelini gets a solid approval rating in a new OWH poll.
Heidelberg's and Wahoo's Fish Tacos are the latest MenuPedia additions.
The quest for a conference championship begins in earnest tonight for the 2012 Huskers. Read all about it from the papers inOmaha (1, 2, 3, 4),*Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),*Grand Island,Madison (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)*andMilwaukee (1, 2).| Commentary: Sipple,* Shatel,* Callahan, Oates*
Here's the Wisconsin edition of Encyclopedia Athletica.
28 FRI
Sixty years of style: A uniform retrospective from Hail Varsity.
The #Huskers hashtag isn't just window dressing, as Randy York explains.
Tom Osborne covers a lot of ground in a BTNLive interview.
Hear why Damon Benning considers this a must win for the Huskers.
L.C. Cole and John Havekost are Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
The secret feature of the shoes that'll be worn Saturday is revealed.
Taylor Martinez is a midseason addition to the Maxwell Award watch list.
The uniforms aren't the only thing special about Saturday's game: It'll be a Team Jack moment.
Wisconsin bloggers aren't optimistic about Saturday. | More predictions
Frank Solich says he still draws upon what he learned while coaching under Tom Osborne. | Kerkhoff: What if?
“We want this one bad,” says Husker receiver Kenny Bell.
If you missed the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate, here's the audio: 1, 2, 3
Pregame trash talk goes out the window after kickoff, Barney Cotton tells a Big Red Breakfast crowd.
The Badgers get ready for the Memorial Stadium experience.
Athlon Sports previews the game and forecasts a 31-20 Nebraska win.
Wisky's disruptive linebackers* have NU's attention. | Borland's success
The 2012 Huskers can fill in a blank page* in Tom Osborne's scrapbook, Dirk Chatelain writes. | Corn Nation reflects
There’s nothing lightweight* about Josh Mitchell's play at corner. | Notes*
Steve Sipple says population shifts* spell long-term trouble for the Big Ten.
27 THU
Running back Montee Ball has been cleared to play. | UW notes: 1, 2
Wisconsin defensive end David Gilbert's comments about Taylor Martinez will cost him a start* in Saturday night's game.
Angry Dad looks at Nebraska's road ahead in the Big Bad B1G.
The special uniforms* get a thumbs-up from Tom Shatel.* | Video peek
Randy York explains why a walk with Tom Osborne can take a long time.
Something new on the playing field: A Huskers hashtag.
Here's an update on A.J. Natter,* NU's recruit from Wisconsin.
Alonzo Whaley and Sean Fisher are ready for their increased roles, says Bo Pelini* after Thursday's practice. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini
Turner Gill is determined to once again prove his doubters wrong.
Rex Burkhead is one of 147 semifinalists for the National Football Foundation's top scholar-athlete award.
What if Tom Osborne had returned to coaching five years ago? A Kansas columnist speculates on what might have been.
Fans yearning for a return to glory see an opportunity right now.
From Dirk Chatelain, 10 thoughts about trash talk.
Hear Barry Alvarez talk about the Badgers, the uniforms, Tom Osborne and more, while Joel Mackovica weighs in on Dr. Tom's exit.
It's all Nebraska in the early round of game predictions.
Athlon Sports recaps five great moments in Tom Osborne's career.
“He still can’t throw,” Wisconsin DE David Gilbert says of Taylor Martinez.
With a freshman leader* and other changes, the Badger offense has a different look this year. | Tailback talent* | Kicking woes | Scouting Wisky*
There's a new Big Red anthem by rapper Brown, and iTunes sales benefit the TeamMates mentoring program.
The Milwaukee paper scouts the Huskers. | Brewing rivalry
Tom Osborne's legacy as AD isn't tied to on-field results. | Nebraska's rock
Check out SB Nation's video tour of the Husker football facilities.
26 WED
Lee Barfknecht* examines the factors shaping the AD search and how it's different from the one 10 years ago. | Internal candidates* | Search firm*
Wednesday's practice is in the books. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Garrison, Joseph | Notes: 1,* 2*
Commentary on Dr. Tom and his legacy: Shatel,* Dienhart, Dodd, Hayes, York, Dufresne, Sipple,* Kelly,* OWH,* Keeler  |  Reaction: Brown,* Miles , McBride , Erstad , Benning , Various (1, 2,* 3, 4, 5,* 6)
There are several likely contenders* for the AD post.*
Tom Osborne will retire on Jan. 1 as athletic director, and the search* for his successor is under way.* | Bio | Timeline* | Photo retrospectives: 1,* 2* | Video | Audio | Discuss
A third of the 90 Huskers who played Saturday were walk-ons.
Injuries have hit the Badgers hard at defensive end. | Corn Nation preview
Rick Kaczenski knows line play* is crucial in the Big Ten. | Notes: 1,* 2*
A Wisconsin perspective on NU's offense sees Rex Burkhead as key.
A big home game* means a big weekend on the recruiting front.*
Not yet cleared by doctors, Montee Ball downplays his concussion and says he has “no doubt” he'll play Saturday night. | “Don't do it”
25 TUE
John Papuchis says the uncertain status of Wisconsin's Montee Ball isn't affecting the defense's preparations. Audio from Tuesday's practice: HuskerMax Report, Papuchis, Bell, Fisher
Husker Dan reviews last weekend's game -- and shares memories of his first game at Memorial Stadium, in 1966.
This week's Tale of the Tape analyzes Wisconsin's schemes & tendencies.
ESPN.com writes about the Huskers’ chance at redemption this week.
Can speed trump size* on defense, even against run-first offenses?
It's rare for Wisconsin to be a double-digit underdog.*
Here are the Week 3 stats of Huskers in the NFL.
The coaches like what freshman walk-on Andy Janovich* brings to the fullback position. | Burkhead Q&A*
Bo Pelini sees even more improvement in store for Taylor Martinez.*
The Huskers view the Badgers as a test of toughness.* | Notes: 1,* 2, 3*
Beware of overplaying the revenge card, Sean Callahan says.
Wisconsin's tight ends help revive the run. | Mr. Inside
24 MON
The LJS looks at how NU recruits and prospects* fared over the weekend.
The reason for the alternate uniforms boils down to recruiting. | Five facts*
Tim Beck says he has a much-improved offense at his disposal this time around against Wisconsin. Audio from Monday's practice: HuskerMax Report, Beck, Moss
The status of Wisconsin's Montee Ball for Saturday remains unknown.
Tommie Frazier (video), Damon Benning (audio) and Justin Prestidge break down the Idaho State game and look ahead to Wisconsin.
Wicked Shadows rolls out its wallpaper for Wisconsin week.
Here are some quick hits and an early story from Monday's presser. | Video: Pelini, Burkhead, Martinez, Compton, Smith | Martinez's progress
Download the two teams' pregame notes: Nebraska | Wisconsin
Running back Terrell Newby gives his Lincoln visit high marks.
With Joel Stave at quarterback, Wisconsin is rediscovering the big play.
NU is dusting off its base defense* for the Badgers. | Notes: 1,* 2*
Wisconsin is well-stocked at tailback even if Montee Ball can't play.
Commentary: Dave Feit and Husker Mike on Saturday's game, Sam McKewon* and Lee Barfknecht* on the Huskers' chances for a conference title, and Steve Sipple's* fearless predictions.
23 SUN
The Huskers are fueled by last year's result in Madison.
NU rises to No. 20 in the coaches' poll and No. 22 in AP. | Sipple ballot*
The NU-Wisconsin stats comparison leans mostly in the Huskers' favor.
The birth of the Big Six, Devaney’s big win in Ann Arbor, the controversial 1982 loss at Penn State, and Nebraska's first victory in a night game. It's all part of this week in Husker history.
22 SAT
Bid on four Michigan-Nebraska skybox tickets for St. Augustine Episcopal Church in Elkhorn.
All six Brewsky's locations in Lincoln and Omaha are now on MenuPedia.
Nebraska 73, Idaho State 7. The Huskers put the Bengals away early and cruise to victory. Go to the game page for all the coverage, stats and multimedia. | Commentary: Stryker, Whitney
Husker QB recruit Johnny Stanton is done for the year with an ACL injury.
Next week's opponent, Wisconsin, fends off UTEP as the Badgers break in a new starting QB and Montee Ball leaves with a head injury.
It's the final tune-up for the Huskers before conference play begins. Can NU stay focused today against lower-division Idaho State? Get your pregame info from the papers in Omaha (1, 2),*Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),*Grand Island andPocatello.*Commentary: Babcock, Sipple,* Shatel,* Vogel
BTN is returned to Dish Network's lineup just in time for game day.
Dale Klein still holds three NCAA records, but his degree is what's really taken him places.
Hail Varsity assesses the Huskers' future at linebacker.
21 FRI
New Nebraska Football Hall-of-Famer Ahman Green landed in two football towns – Lincoln and Green Bay – that are a lot alike.
Hear Damon Benning break down Saturday's contest and discuss what can be accomplished in a game like this.
Download the Wicked Shadows Kenny Bell player-of-the-week wallpaper.
If you missed the Friday HuskerMax Tailgate, here's the audio: 1, 2, 3
Is this Idaho State’s “Super Bowl”? Bengal players insist it isn’t.
See Husker Freak's notes from from this morning's Big Red Breakfast, where Ross Els* provided fans some insights on recruiting.*
Terrell Newby and Delton Williams will make official visits Saturday.
Angry Dad looks at the pressure to compete.
Step into the world of former Husker QB Joe Ganz,* low-paid graduate assistant and mentor to Taylor Martinez.
Athlon writers weigh in on where Nebraska ranks in the Big Ten.
WR Tyler “Hurricane” Evans* aims to make the most of his opportunities.
Ciante Evans aims to prove he belongs on the field* no matter what type of offense the Huskers are facing. | Notes*
20 THU
Steve Manstedt, to be inducted Friday in the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame, learned from two legendary coaches at NU. | Sipple on Solich*
Husker fans with Dish Network* may need backup plans for Saturday.
Future Husker Marcus McWilson* is projected as a safety at Nebraska but also wants to give punting a try.
Chase Rome is back on the team and is available* to play Saturday, Bo Pelini says after Thursday's practice. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini
Eric Martin fields fans' questions on “Ask the Huskers” (video).
Charlie McBride says players must stay intense against overmatched foes.
Tyler Moore will transfer to Florida, his father says.
Rex Burkhead is one of 30 candidates for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award.
The Omaha Nighthawks' roster includes five former Huskers.*
Husker Mike says Eric Crouch deserves more respect from some NU fans.
Jason Peter and other former Huskers find a post-career niche on the air.*
Imani Cross says he's learned a lot in a short time from Ron Brown.
Rich Fisher likes the receivers’ improved yards after catch.* | Notes
Idaho State will try to keep the Husker defense scrambling with its video-game offense.* | David vs. Goliath: 1, 2* | Scouting report*
Walk-on Jake Long has become a reliable third option* at tight end.
19 WED
Husker Dan comments on last weekend's game and a Team Jack moment.
Ritch Bahe and Brad Jenkins are Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
An analysis of down-by-down numbers shows that shoring up the defense goes beyond a third-down focus. | Points per possession
After Wednesday's practice, Ross Els says he thinks "we'll be fine" with linebacker depth* despite Zaire Anderson's season-ending injury. Audio: H’Max Report, Els, Fisher
Hear ISU coach Mike Kramer discuss the matchup. | Preview | Winging it
Here’s why a Team Jack T-shirt* is the thing to wear on Sept. 29.
Attention to details helps P.J. Smith* and the secondary improve.
Johnny Stanton* generates a mix of hype and skepticism among scouts.
Eric Martin is enjoying his hybrid role* on defense. | Peat's progress*
A 2009 Harvey Perlman e-mail questioned the basis of the NCAA's legal defense in the licensing case filed by Sam Keller and other players.
18 TUE
Rex Burkhead is named to the 11-member AFCA Good Works Team, and you can vote for him for captain here.
For the Idaho State defense, turnovers* take a back seat to execution.
Tale of the Tape: A coach's view of key plays against Arkansas State.
Bad news for the defense: Zaire Anderson, the new starter at WILL linebacker, is done for the season with a torn ACL.* Tuesday audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini, Papuchis, Jackson, Cotton,
Four former Huskers are among this year's inductees in the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be Oct. 7 in Lincoln.
Cory Ross & Marlon Lucky* sign with Lincoln's new indoor league team.
Former Huskers Pat Ricketts and Clete Blakeman help break down Nebraska's performance against Arkansas State in the latest video edition of Tommie Frazier's Xs & Os.
See how NU recruits & prospects* and NFL Huskers fared in weekend play.
Idaho State's coach expects his players to be ready for the step up.
What's it like to be a long snapper? P.J. Mangieri* explains.
The Huskers insist they won't take any opponent* lightly. | Notes: 1,* 2*
P.J. Smith says the defense still has plenty of room for improvement.*
Divvying up the carries* becomes a challenge with Rex Burkhead* back.
Dave Feit submits his assessment of the Arkansas State game.
Download center: Gameday wallpaper | Two-deeps | NU notes | ISU notes
Tom Shatel says the right call* was made on Bo Pelini's health* Saturday.
17 MON
Rex Burkhead wears a knee brace as he takes part in his first practice since August. Monday audio: H’Max Report, Beck, Joseph, Burkhead
Even though he now has his first TD under his belt, Imani Cross knows playing time might come at a premium from here on.
Video from Monday's press conference: Pelini | Abdullah | Martinez | Sirles
Bo Pelini says doctors have given him a clean bill of health* and that Rex Burkhead* will play on Saturday. | Supportive fans
Dirk Chatelain sees opportunity knocking for NU as league teams struggle.
Ameer Abdullah's boosted workload* lets him showcase his endurance and his surprising power. | Notes*
Sam McKewon sees signs of hope in the secondary* and in the Huskers' red-zone defensive stats. More Monday commentary: Sipple on Burkhead* | Husker Mike's report card
16 SUN
Zaire Anderson said it felt good to be in the thick of the action Saturday.
This week in Husker history: Two Husker coaches make their debuts five years apart, with fitting results.
Here's the stats matchup for Saturday's game against Idaho State.
It’s “business as usual” as Bo Pelini* returns to work on Sunday.
The Huskers return to the AP rankings at No. 25 and move up two spots to No. 22 in the coaches' poll.
Wounded warriors might miss this year's Salute the Troops* event in October unless additional donations materialize.
Lavonte David is quick to earn the coaches' trust* at Tampa Bay.
Download the T-Magic wallpaper from Wicked Shadows.
15 SAT
Nebraska 42, Arkansas State 13. On a day when Bo Pelini leaves in an ambulance,* the Huskers perform solidly on both sides of the ball to tame the Red Wolves. Go to the game page for all the coverage. | Pelini & Osborne statements | Stryker commentary
Looking for answers* on defense and trying to avoid another second-half swoon,* the Huskers take on Arkansas State and its high-octane offense today. Get the pregame scoop from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),*Omaha,*and Grand Island (1, 2).Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple*
If you're driving to the game, avoid North 27th Street in Lincoln.
Sean Fisher today will receive his third George Sullivan Scholarship.
14 FRI
Hear Damon Benning's pregame analysis and thoughts from Dirk Chatelain.
Husker Hour audio highlights: Ben Cotton | Imani Cross | Jeff Smith, 1984
Corn Nation has questions and answers about Gus Malzahn's offense.
Here's the Arkansas State edition of Hail Varsity's Encyclopedia Athletica.
ASU says it has some game tickets available for purchase.
If you missed it live, here's the HuskerMax Friday Tailgate: 1, 2, 3
Here's a sampling of former players' commentary from the past week.
Zaire Anderson will start at WILL linebacker, John Papuchis* tells a somewhat restive crowd* at the Big Red Breakfast.
“Want-to” doesn't solve everything on defense, Dirk Chatelain* writes.
The waiting and wondering are over for DE Kevin Williams.* | Notes*
This isn't the first time Bo Pelini and Gus Malzahn have crossed paths.*
NU faces a lawsuit over the use of handicapped parking* for tailgating.
Steve Sipple sees no cause for alarm in this year's player departures.*
13 THU
Yahoo Sports beholds Frank Solich's transformation of Ohio's program.
Wonder Monds & Jake Cabell are Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests.
Rex Burkhead remains doubtful for Saturday's game, Bo Pelini* says after Thursday's practice. Audio: HuskerMax report, Pelini
Former defensive coordinator Charlie McBride discusses the importance of speed and the “roll of the dice” involved in using younger players.
Meet the mystery man who served as the original Lil’ Red.
The prognosticators see NU outscoring the Red Wolves in a shootout.
Arkansas State has found a big-play guy in freshman Rocky Hayes.
See how the video crew and the technology it uses can help coaches and players analyze the Huskers and their opponents.
Ben Cotton fields fans' questions on “Ask the Huskers.”
Saturday will be a million-dollar payday for Arkansas State athletics.
The staff is working hard to land top defensive tackles from the juco ranks.
“This is my chance,” LB David Santos* says of his likely role Saturday.
Hear former Blackshirt Oudious Lee dissect the current D-line strategy.
Despite its current struggles, the Big Ten remains the right choice for the Huskers, Tom Shatel writes.
Angry Dad's thinking the Huskers are still stuck in LA-LA land.
The LJS files its scouting report* on Arkansas State, whose run-defense stats don't bode well for the Red Wolves. | Three keys*
Harvey Perlman ends his annual address with those three special words.
The offense seeks to maintain its patience* when the pressure is turned up.
12 WED
Get your printable rosters and two-deeps for the ASU game.
Defensive tackle Chase Rome is off the team "for the foreseeable future," Bo Pelini* says after Wednesday's practice. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini, Fisher, Brown | Notes: 1, 2,* 3*
The Guz Malzahn offense is based on borrowed basketball theory and a dusty old football formation. | Frenetic pace*
Listen as rumors of a switch to the 3-4 on defense are discussed on “Unsportsmanlike Conduct.”
It turns out there will be balloons to release on game days* after all.
Husker Dan is optimistic that Bo Pelini can turn the defense around.
Notre Dame will become a non-football member of the ACC but will play five football games annually against ACC teams. | Delany statement
Corn Nation previews Arkansas State, a team with a running back familiar to Nebraska recruitniks.
A closer look at two trouble spots for the Huskers: third down* for the defense and second half* on the road for the offense.
Former Husker halfback Ron Clark has died in Texas at age 81.
11 TUE
Support a great cause: Get your Team Jack T-shirt for the Wisky game.
Arkansas State wide receiver Allen Muse is off the team after an arrest.
Hear the latest on recruiting from Nate Clouse of HuskerOnline.
Tuesday's practice sees Taylor Martinez and the offense determined to bounce back and Brion Carnes making a move to wide receiver. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Beck, Curry, Carnes, Reed, Mitchell
Bo Pelini and other Big Ten coaches aren't ready to write off the conference's season just yet. | Conference call* | Lowly stats*
The OWH & LJS offer up Husker analysis on dueling video shows.
This week's Wicked Shadows wallpaper features Ameer Abdullah.
Hail Varsity looks at some of NU's greatest O-lines through the years.
Check out video of QB commit Johnny Stanton's weekend performance.
Are the pending changes on defense a sign of panic? Husker Mike doesn't see it that way. | Deeper D-line rotation* | Jimmys & Joes
Dirk Chatelain says Tim Beck fell into a common trap in the fourth quarter.
ESPN.com looks at NU's attempts to solve its struggles on defense.
Listen as 1990s O-lineman Matt Hoskinson weighs in on the 2012 Huskers.
CBSSports.com's Bryan Fischer sees a conference-wide need for speed.
The O-linemen say fundamentals* were lacking on Saturday. | Notes*
Watch as Tommie Frazier rehashes the UCLA game with Kent Pavelka and Keith Jones. More commentary: Chatelain* and Shatel* on the defense.
Arkansas State wants more point production from its ample yardage.
Ameer Abdullah & Stanley Jean-Baptiste* discuss their higher-profile roles.
From the LJS, five facts about the Tunnel Walk.*
10 MON
Brett Maher is one of three Lou Groza Award "stars of the week."
John Papuchis aims to get more speed on the field, with Zaire Anderson and David Santos expected to see action* Saturday at linebacker.* Audio from Monday's practice: H’Max Report, Papuchis, Kaczenski, Abdullah
Tale of the tape: A coach's perspective on key plays in the UCLA game.
Dave Feit submits his commentary on the UCLA game.
Former Husker Richie Incognito denies a new allegation of dirty play.
The Idaho State game gets a 2:30 p.m. CDT kickoff and BTN telecast.
Emphasizing that the team's confidence remains intact, Bo Pelini says tackling fundamentals* will be a focus this week. Press conference video: Enunwa, Compton, Cotton, Martinez, Pelini, Smith
Here are the pregame notes & stats matchup for the Arkansas State game.
Enter Californians for Nebraska's ticket raffle for the Wisconsin game.
Alonzo Whaley says better tackling by the Huskers must start with him.
Athlon's Big Ten power rankings have Will Compton leading the pack for defensive player of the year. | B1G bad day | Change at Wisconsin
Tim Beck says there's plenty of blame* to go around for the offense's second-half troubles* in Pasadena. | Notes*
09 SUN
The postmortems roll in: McKewon,* Husker Mike, Sipple*
Podcasts from the UCLA Big Red Over-Reaction postgame show are here.
NU drops out of the AP poll and is ranked No. 24 by the coaches.
08 SAT
UCLA 36, Nebraska 30. A porous defense and an erratic offense doom the Huskers in Pasadena. Get all the stats and coverage, including Tad Stryker's commentary, on the game page.
Two offenses that are off to fast starts* will duel tonight as Nebraska and UCLA tangle in the Rose Bowl. Read about the matchup from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Omaha (1, 2),*Grand Island (1, 2),Los Angeles (1, 2, 3) andPalm Springs. |Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Barfknecht*
07 FRI
Zac Taylor gets set for his first season as an NFL assistant coach.
Angry Dad says Year 5 is put-up time.
Quincy Enunwa says he has something in common with Tom Brady.
Three audio gems from Husker Hour: Kenny Bell | 1973 game | P.J. Smith
The Friday HuskerMax Tailgate podcast is here.
Vince Ferragamo likes the changes in the Husker offense.
Joe Ganz was the guest coach at today's Big Red Breakfast.*
Nebraska leads the list of Athlon's Big Ten week two game previews.
Tyler Wullenwaber* is taking an even-keeled approach to his success.
The L.A. Times and Fox Sports West roll out their Taylor Martinez stories. | Little bother Drake
06 THU
Watch a two-minute Fox preview of Saturday's game.
Rex Burkhead will travel to UCLA, but whether he plays is still up in the air, Bo Pelini* says after Thursday's practice. Audio: HuskerMax Report, Pelini | Notes*
Yards per minute is a stat that points to a faster offensive tempo* for the Huskers this season.
Tyrone Hughes will root for the Huskers on Saturday but is pulling for coach Jim Mora to be a success at UCLA.
NU-UCLA gets "game of the week" treatment on ESPN.com blogs: 1, 2
Watch as running back Ameer Abdullah fields fans’ questions about his stepped-up role and his new familiarity with snow.
Nebraska has managed to outdo UCLA in landing contributing players from the Inland area of southern California.
From Sam McKewon, the latest news from the recruiting front.
Taylor Matinez wins the Capital One Cup player-of-the-week honor.
Much-needed renovations are under way at the Rose Bowl.
Hear Alex Henery as he gets set to begin Year 2 as an NFL kicker.
UCLA's Owamagbe Odighizuwa was a Husker recruit who got away.*
Rick Kaczenski says the D-line's execution* could use improvement.
David Max will be a speaker at a Pasadena Quarterback Club luncheon.
Sam McKewon* and Tom Shatel* look at the evolution of Taylor Martinez.
It took time for former QB Tyler Evans to get comfortable as a receiver.
An LJS scouting report* breaks down the Bruins.
Corey Cooper's dime role* was made possible by offseason film study.
05 WED
Get a coach's analysis of several key plays from Saturday's win.
UCLA's 1972 upset of NU stirs up memories on both sides. | Game page
He won the Heisman, but he never won in Manhattan, Kan. Eric Crouch returns there this weekend as a broadcaster.
Print out the rosters and two-deeps for the UCLA game.
Terry Joseph expects UCLA to test the Husker secondary. More from Wednesday's practice: Burkhead's status* | Audio: HuskerMax Report, Brown, Joseph, Garrison
Mike Marrow has shown power on the field and patience* off it.
After Taylor Martinez's big passing day, UCLA remains wary of his running.
Future Husker Marcus Newby works on skills he'll need at the next level.
Here's the early round of predictions for the UCLA game.
A woman sues over injuries she said she suffered at Football 101* in 2010.
A deep corps* of receivers helps the Husker offense keep up a quick pace.
Nebraska has firepower that's imported from California. | Mora on NU
Dave Feit checks in with his impressions of Saturday's performance.
Watch as 1970 Husker All-America offensive tackle Bob Newton assesses the 2012 team and the matchup in Pasadena.
The OWH and LJS crews discuss this week's game on video.
04 TUE
Here's an injury update and more* from practice on Tuesday.* Audio: H’Max Report, Papuchis, Heard | Photos | Video
Twenty-five years ago, Steve Taylor lit up the third-ranked Bruins through the air and upstaged Troy Aikman. | Game page
Saturday's Legends Radio guests will be Todd Brown & Ricky Simmons.
The heat* at Saturday's game caused problems for fans and led officials to declare a “mass-casualty” incident.
Taylor Martinez wasn't the only player of the week for the Huskers.
Give a listen to Tuesday's radio bumper crop: Damon Benning, Sam McKewon, Nate Clouse, Charles Davis, Steve Sipple
Husker Dan files his report on the opening game.
NU rises to 14th in the coaches' poll and 16th in AP. | Sipple's ballot*
The Huskers are featured prominently in Athlon's Big Ten power rankings.
Ameer Abdullah says inside running* is his bread & butter despite his size.
Get the Wicked Shadows wallpaper for the UCLA game.
Justin Jackson brings attitude and spunk* to the center position.
Watch as Tommie Frazier & friends dissect Saturday's victory.
A return to Nebraska is looking less and less likely for Tyler Moore.
Suddenly, Taylor Martinez is part of the Heisman chatter. | Commentary
It's old-home week for several Californians on the roster. | Notes: 1, 2*
Avery Moss was thrilled to play* after once assuming he would redshirt.
UCLA works on PATs after allowing three blocked kicks. | O-line shuffle
Jeff Jamrog's car was broken into* during Friday's Big Red Breakfast.
03 MON
Changes in kick coverage are coming, Ross Els says after Monday's practice. | H’Max Report | More audio: Beck, Els, Jackson, Ankrah | Notes
The LJS looks at how Husker commits & prospects* fared in weekend play.
The backup* running backs showed they were ready,* Bo Pelini says at Monday's presser. More: "Throw-first" Martinez* | Maher's confidence* | Burkhead's status | Video: Pelini, Mitchell, Martinez, Abdullah, Enunwa
Check out this week's depth chart and pregame notes. | Stats matchup
Alfonzo Dennard is happy to have survived cutdown day with the Patriots.
Taylor Martinez wins Big Ten player-of-the-week honors. And QB guru Steve Calhoun* gives his pupil's performance a thumbs-up. | AT&T ballot
Husker fans have a chance of outnumbering UCLA partisans in the Rose Bowl on Saturday, the L.A. Times reports.
Nebraska's defense faces a stiffer test* this week. | Notes*
The Husker receivers showed talent* and savvy* on Saturday.
After a stellar game for the offense and the O-line, the Huskers are on guard against buying into the hype.
Husker Mike and Justin Prestidge file their postgame reports.
02 SUN
Frank Solich went away from his roots to transform Ohio's offense.
If you missed Saturday's postgame debut of “Big Red Overreaction,” with Peter, Bishop, Severe & Sharp, you can listen here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Taylor Martinez makes this week's Capital One Impact Performance ballot.
This week in Husker history: The birth of George Henry Dern.
01 SAT
Nebraska 49, Southern Miss 20. The Huskers ride the arm of Taylor Martinez to a season-opening win, but a couple of injuries put a damper on the day. Go to the game page for all the coverage, stats and multimedia. | Commentary: Stryker, Whitney
Can the 2012 Huskers achieve the maturity and consistency* last year's squad lacked? The answers start coming* today. Get the pregame scoop from the papers in Omaha (1, 2, 3,)* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Grand Island (1, 2), Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Jackson and Pascagoula.
Mike Rozier and, ahem, Dr. Irving Fryar will be honored at the game.
Carl Pelini gets a win in his coaching debut at Florida Atlantic.