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October 2014

31 FRI
Here's a video recap of the Huskers' preparations for Purdue.
AP poll voters rate the 1984 Orange Bowl the top pre-BCS bowl.
Go 2:30 into this segment for Damon Benning's Purdue game breakdown.
Even the Huskers fear Ameer, as this prank video demonstrates.
Receivers coach Rich Fisher* gives Friday's Big Red Breakfast audience an extended look at Kenny Bell's blocking.
Dave Brandon resigns as Michigan's athletic director.
P.J. Smith is tomorrow's guest on the Legends Radio Show.
A four-pack of player features: Alex Lewis* | Corey Cooper* | Zaire Anderson* | Tommy Armstrong
Ameer Abdullah earns Maxwell Award player-of-the-week honors.
30 THU
Quarterback Austin Appleby and the offensive line are giving the Boilermakers new firepower* on offense. | Purdue notes
ABC or ESPN2? Check out the coverage map for Purdue at Nebraska.
Maliek Collins draws high praise from Bo Pelini and is one of the MVPs of the Rutgers game.
Rex Burkhead appears set to get his first official NFL carry this weekend.
KETV catches up with Jammal Lord, now an oilfield worker in North Dakota who continues to follow the Huskers.
Bobby Bowden will be the featured speaker at the Rimington Trophy presentation Jan. 17 in Lincoln.
Bo Pelini says the Huskers must expect the unexpected* against Purdue after the Boilermakers' bye week. More from Thursday's practice: HuskerMax Report | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4 | Video | Audio
Hear Pete DiPrimio of the Ft. Wayne News-Sentinel explain what's behind the improvement in the Boilermakers' offense. | Purdue by the numbers
Nebraska gets the second-rawest deal in the nation from the AP poll, according to this analysis covering 2005 to 2013.
David Max will co-host tonight's Husker Insider show with 1620 The Zone's Gary Sharp at the Ice House at 108th and Maple in Omaha.
An Indiana paper breaks down the Huskers with Jon Nyatawa's help.
No one's picking a Purdue upset in the game predictions so far.
Poll question: Which remaining road game worries you the most?
Nebraska has the toughest remaining schedule of the Big Ten's “big four” title contenders, says BTN.com's Tom Dienhart.
29 WED
A Husker offensive strength – big pass plays – happens to be a Purdue defensive weakness. | Purdue notes | Hazell video
Kendall Bussey" keeps attracting more attention and offers, but Sam McKewon doesn't see him straying from the Husker fold.
Tom Shatel sees a path to the playoff* in Nebraska's future schedules – as long as the Huskers win.
Chongo Kondolo is providing O-line depth* off the bench. | Notes*
Stopping Abdullah will be an obvious focus for Purdue's defense. Previewing the Boilermakers: Corn Nation | LJS* | Huskers.com
Ameer Abdullah discusses everything from football to zombies in this NFL.com podcast (start at 16-minute mark).
Jay Foreman assesses the NFL readiness of Gregory and Abdullah.
The spotlight will be on female athletes at the 2014 Big Red Runway, a Husker Greats Foundation event Sunday in Omaha. Get tickets here.
Hail Varsity calculates the Pierson-El effect on field position.
Phil Elmassian, a defensive coach on Bill Callahan's staff at Nebraska, resigns as defensive coordinator at Ferrum.
Ryne Reeves* is adjusting to the demands of a new position, giving the Huskers options at center. | Notes*
Purdue's defense expects eye discipline to be crucial against NU, while the Boilermakers' O-line has been key to the offense's improvement.
28 TUE
The secondary is continuing to keep pass completions to a minimum* under new assistant coach Charlton Warren.
Randy York explains the playoff committee's voting. | NU's chances*
Go 3:10 into this segment for the latest on recruiting from Nate Clouse of HuskerOnline.
Five Husker teams achieve perfect Graduation Success Rate scores, and the football team's 81% score ranks fourth in the Big Ten.
Vincent Valentine and Givens Price are back as the Huskers prepare for the Boilermakers. More from Tuesday's practice: HuskerMax Report | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4 | Video | Photos | Audio
Nebraska is 15th in the first College Football Playoff rankings, and SEC West teams fill three of the top four spots. | The list
Here is the Week 8 summary of Huskers in the NFL.
Tale of the Tape analyzes some key plays from the Rutgers game.
Husker Dan has decided not to stew about the Huskers' inconsistent play.
Bo Pelini says he'll pay no attention* to tonight's College Football Playoff rankings* and is advising his players to do the same. | Audio
Rather than reveling in his accomplishments, Ameer Abdullah remains intently focused on improving his game. | Heisman odds improve*
Time-machine special: The OWH looks at the Cornhuskers' 102-0 mauling of Creighton that took place 109 years ago today. | PDF
Steve Sipple says Ron Brown's role in Ameer Abdullah's improvement is something that shouldn't be overlooked.
Jordan Westerkamp defends Tim Beck's play-calling* against criticism from outside “experts.” | Staying fresh: 1,* 2* | Q&A: Fyfe,* Williams* | Five quotes | Notes: 1,* 2*
27 MON
The Tunnel Walk makes USA Today's top 10 entrances in college football.
Rob Zatechka wonders why changes haven't been made on the O-line.
SB Nation looks at the powerful Iowa Western program that was built with the help of Tom Osborne's advice.
The LJS looks at the latest outings of Kendall Bussey* and other Husker recruits and prospects.
A South Carolina man is wowed by his first Husker game.*
Go 6:50 into this segment for Damon Benning's breakdown of the Huskers' performance against Rutgers.
Our PDF two-deeps and rosters are ready for printing.
Former Husker Matt Slauson suffers a season-ending pectoral injury.
Givens Price has returned to practicing, and Mauro Bondi could resume kickoff duties this week or after the bye. More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes: 1*, 2,* 3
Poll question: Whose record will stand longer, Bell's or Abdullah's?
Ameer Abdullah is the Big Ten offensive player of the week, and he makes the Hornung Award honor roll for the third time this season.
From Purdue country, 10 questions to kick off Nebraska week.
You can vote here for Kenny Bell for Impact Performance of the Week.
26 SUN
Ahman Green* sees no reason for the Huskers to limit Ameer Abdullah's touches. | Zaire Anderson's rise* | Sam McKewon's rewind* | Notes: 1,* 2*
HuskerMax special: Order the Nebraska My Wingman for $99.
A fan was injured Saturday when a handheld mirror fell from the press box.
Check out these extended Huskers.com highlights from the Rutgers game, plus a photo gallery from Dennis Hubbard.
This week in Husker history: A signature win in 1994, an epic upset in 1959, and opportunistic victories in 1924 and ’44.
Jeremy Pernell and Husker Mike weigh in on Saturday's performance.
Kenny Bell takes as much pride in his blocking as in his record-setting receiving.
NU holds steady at 16th in the coaches' poll but slips to 17th in AP.
The Huskers have a big edge in the Nebraska-Purdue stats matchup.
Ameer Abdullah is named Athlon Sports' national player of the week.
The Purdue game gets a 2:30 p.m. start and an ABC telecast.
25 SAT
Nebraska 42, Rutgers 24. The Huskers take care of business as Ameer Abdullah and Kenny Bell have record-setting days in an often-sloppy game. Coverage and multimedia can be found on the game page. | Commentary: Stryker, Johnson | Highlights | Postgame video | Audio | Big Red Over-Reaction
They say never to schedule a wedding on game day, but here's one work-around. More pregame material, including the team's pump-up video, is here.
The Huskers will try to keep their momentum going as they host Big Ten newcomers Rutgers today in Nebraska's first home game in four weeks. Get the coverage fromOmaha (1, 2),*Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),*Grand Island (1, 2),*Trenton,Bergen County (1, 2),Asbury Parkand Newark (1, 2, 3).Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* York, Callahan, Politi.
An Omaha woman is treating a stranger from South Carolina to his first Nebraska game today.
24 FRI
Dave Feit files a belated review of the Northwestern game.
Here are a few photos from Friday's practice, plus a video recap of the week's preparations.
Bo Pelini makes the 20-member watch list for the Bear Bryant award.
Go 2:15 into this segment for Damon Benning's breakdown of the Rutgers game. He says pressuring Gary Nova will be key.
Here are a few game-week videos from the Rutgers perspective.
Rutgers' defense knows it has a challenge on its hands in the form of Ameer Abdullah. | Rutgers by the numbers
John Papuchis wants four quarters* of dominance* from his defense.
Former Nebraska administrative assistant Lance Leipold has reached a coaching milestone in record time at Wisconsin-Whitewater.
23 THU
Tickets are on sale now for the Outland Trophy Semifinalists Announce­ment reception party Nov. 20 at DJ's Dugout at 10th & Capitol in Omaha.
NU's sellout streak impresses Rutgers' coach. | Tickets available
The offense's determination to reduce turnovers* has paid dividends so far. | D-line depth* | Notes*
Steve Sipple says Kenny Bell's remarks about Tommy Armstrong speak volumes about the Huskers' strong leadership* at quarterback.
Things have changed: On the original ’14 schedule, this was Mizzou week.
Sam McKewon looks at where the Huskers stand recruiting-wise.*
Rutgers hopes its loss to Ohio State taught it something about slowing down Nebraska's offense. | Best vs. best?
Bo Pelini says Cethan Carter remains sidelined but Vincent Valentine is good to go Saturday. More from Thursday's practice: HuskerMax Report | Notes: 1, 2* | Video | Audio
Rutgers' home state has produced a number of Husker greats.
Go 5:30 into this segment to hear Logan Larson of Breakdown Sports give his analysis of the Northwestern game and what to expect from Rutgers.
A new book looks at the life of George Flippin, Nebraska's pioneering African-American football player of the early 1890s.
Poll question: Who has the better Hall of Fame odds, Eric Crouch or Trev Alberts?
Nebraska has the edge in the early round of game predictions.
Tom Osborne has been wearing out the remote* as he takes his homework seriously on the playoff committee.
Sam McKewon previews the Scarlet Knights (1,* 2*) and gives a New Jersey paper his perspective on the Huskers.
Angry Dad sees a Husker sweep through the next five games.
22 WED
Sam Foltz has turned his focus this season to field position and away from yards per punt. | Attitude on O-line* | Notes: 1,* 2*
It's a dangerous stretch for Rutgers' mindset. | Scouting report* | RU notes
The tradition has been tweaked, but the issuing of Blackshirts* is still packed with meaning, Tom Shatel writes.
It'll be a homecoming for Rutgers A.D. Julie Hermann.
Watch John Papuchis discuss the defense on BTN Live and what he expects from Rutgers.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Richard Berns & Oudious Lee
There's not much tradition* shared by Rutgers and Nebraska, but ESPN.com's Mitch Sherman says to give it time. Meanwhile, the 1920 game is revisited by a couple of New Jersey papers: 1, 2  |  Game page
Go 1:50 into this segment for Jay Foreman's thoughts on the issuing of the Blackshirts and more.
Randy Gregory is one of 20 quarterfinalists for the Lott trophy.
Eric Crouch and Trev Alberts are again on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame.
Dave Feit's hot takes address the ESPN-SEC relationship, McDermott's wearing of the purple, the Blackshirts, and the baseball costume game.
21 TUE
Rutgers is using scout-team defensive backs to simulate Ameer Abdullah and Tommy Armstrong at practice. | Pass-defense scheme
Nate Gerry is thriving at safety* after last season's less-than-successful foray at linebacker. | Notes: 1,* 2*
Rob Zatechka discusses the O-line adjustments and how they paid off.
Blackshirts have been issued to 16 members of the defense. More from Tuesday's practice: H’Max Report | Notes: 1, 2* | Video | Audio | Photos
Rutgers has two tailbacks filling the void created by Paul James' injury.
Randy Gregory is No. 2 and Ameer Abdullah No. 25 on SI.com's updated NFL draft board for 2015.
Husker Dan reports on Saturday's game and Salute the Troops weekend.
Rutgers' Big Ten indoctrination is a challenge Bo Pelini is familiar with.*
Tale of the Tape examines three key plays against North­western, and HuskerOnline looks at how substitution patterns worked out. | MVPs
Tommy Armstrong found a happy medium* that resulted in a hot hand after halftime in Evanston. | Price steps up* | McMullen Q&A* | Notes*
The Lincoln Indian Center* makes its tailgating alcohol ban permanent.
20 MON
Ameer Abdullah will be featured Wednesday night on BTN’s “The Journey.”
The latest update on Jack Hoffman is encouraging. | Make a pledge
Improved third-down defense* stood out in the second half in Evanston, but it's been a Husker strong suit all season.* | Trey Foster Q&A* | Notes*
Tommy Armstrong's dual-threat abilities have Rutgers' attention.
Ex-Creighton hoops star Doug McDermott explains the video of him shown Saturday to pump up the Northwestern crowd. | Shatel commentary*
The printable two-deeps and rosters for the Rutgers game are here.
The Huskers are 16th in the Grantland Rice Super 16 Poll
Go 4:15 into this segment for Damon Benning's breakdown of the Northwestern game.
See how Husker recruits and prospects* fared over the weekend.
Bo Pelini is happy to see a break from the grind of night games and says ESPN's relationship with the SEC isn't good for college football. More from Monday's press conference: Notes* | Video | Quotes
The Purdue game will kick off at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m., with arrangements to be finalized Sunday.
Poll question: Do you expect any depth chart changes on the O-line?
19 SUN
Kevin Williams* and the defense* are aiming to build from the strong second half* in Evanston. | O-line depth | Notes: 1,* 2*
You can pledge a donation to Team Jack Foundation for each hit Alex Gordon gets in the 2014 World Series.
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood isn't pushing the panic button after his team's poor showing at Ohio State. | Iowa's struggles*
Jeremy Pernell and Husker Mike weigh in on the win at Northwestern.
Nebraska's only game against Rutgers was also the first East Coast appearance for a Husker program yearning for a higher national profile. Go back 94 years for the 1920 game story.
Here's the Huskers' highlight reel from Saturday night's game.
See how NU and Rutgers stack up statistically. | ESPN2 telecast*
This week in Husker history: Turnovers are Nebraska's undoing in narrow losses to Texas (1999) and Iowa State (2009).
The Huskers move up to 16th in the coaches' and AP polls. | Sipple ballot*
18 SAT
Nebraska 38, Northwestern 17 The Huskers take control of a tight game in the second half and roll to a win at Northwestern. Coverage and multimedia can be found on the game page. | Highlights | Postgame presser | Commentary: Stryker, Johnson | Big Red Over-Reaction
Rutgers will come into Lincoln smarting from a 56-17 loss at Ohio State.
The Huskers are wearing all whites tonight in Evanston. Photos, motivational video and more updates here.
It's another battle of the NUs this evening. Will it be another close one? Get the pregame stories fromOmaha (1, 2),*Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),*Grand Island (1, 2),*and Chicago (1, 2).Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Greenberg, Callahan, Lake the Posts.
Two Husker plays make NFL.com's top 10 for the season's first half.
Bo Pelini's job* is a topic in a Board of Regents campaign.
17 FRI
Damon Benning breaks down the game and says stopping Justin Jackson must be the defense's first priority.
Here are a few photos from Friday's practice and departure to Chicago.
Corey Cooper's Chicago roots include his famous godfather, Doc Rivers.
Go 2:30 into this segment to hear BTN's Matt Engel discuss the production of the Brook Berringer documentary. | McKewon review*
Get ready for the game with KLIN's Friday Tailgate podcasts.
Ross Els says Zaire Anderson's improvement in pass coverage* has helped make him NU's most consistent linebacker. | Recruiting talk*
For Nebraska's secondary, eliminating big passing plays* must start with physical play around the line of scrimmage. | Notes*
True freshman Justin Jackson is making his mark quickly at running back for the Wildcats. | NW injuries
Angry Dad sees cosmic factors at play on Bo's behalf.
16 THU
Steve Sipple says BTN's Brook Berringer documentary has some brutal honesty* to go along with its inspirational undercurrent.
Taariq Allen* aims to step up and bolster the depth of the receiving corps.
A year later, memories* of the Hail Mary are seemingly as varied as the people who witnessed it. | The play
Bo Pelini says linebacker David Santos will play Saturday but tight end Cethan Carter will be out for two more weeks. More from Thursday's practice: HuskerMax Report | Notes: 1,* 2 | Video | Audio
The close calls of the last two seasons may provide extra motivation for Northwestern. | By the numbers
Mel Kiper* lists Randy Gregory as the No. 2 defensive end in the 2015 NFL draft and Ameer Abdullah as the No. 3 running back.
Quincy Enunwa's court case in New Jersey is dismissed.
Go 10 minutes into this segment for some quarterback analysis from HuskerOnline's Dan Hoppen.
Akron fills the final opening in the Huskers' 2018 schedule. | ’97 game
Big plays have been in short supply for Northwestern's offense.
Poll question: Do you expect another close game against Northwestern?
The Huskers remain a darkhorse in the playoff hunt, says 247 Sports.
Go 3:45 into this segment for Jay Foreman's thoughts on Nebraska vs. Northwestern. Also, Zac Lee & T.J. Jones weigh in.
The Killigans have added video to their rendition of The Cornhusker.
It's almost all Nebraska so far as the game predictions start coming in.
The Wildcats aim to continue their success in reining in the Huskers' running game.* Northwestern previews: LJS* | OWH*
Will Compton's first NFL start has him hungry for more.
Years of practice and repetition have made catching footballs second nature* to Jordan Westerkamp.
15 WED
Kenny Bell intends to play through the pain and help get the offense back in sync. | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3*
Pat Fitzgerald is wary of the big-play abilities of De'Mornay Pierson-El.
Rutgers has returned a block of tickets, which are available here.
A young girl who was devastated by Brook Berringer's death is now a young woman who still draws inspiration from him.
Randy Gregory earns lofty praise from an NFL scout.
Jay Foreman says good can come from the loss in East Lansing.
Here are some notes from Northwestern's practice Wednesday in the rain.
Sam McKewon examines the recruiting ratings* of Nebraska and two red-hot SEC teams, Ole Miss and Mississippi State.
Tom Osborne discusses the playoff committee and more in this video.
Ameer Abdullah makes CBSSports.com's midseason All-America team, and Randy Gregory is No. 6 in Sporting News' top 25 players.
De’Mornay Pierson-El is ready for a bigger role on offense.* | Notes*
John Papuchis considers giving his backup tackles* more reps.
Iving Fryar turns down a plea bargain in his mortgage fraud case.
Jordan Westerkamp has shown he's no one-catch wonder. | Hail Mary
Lee Barfknecht looks at the first half's highs and lows in the Big Ten.
14 TUE
Tim Beck breaks his silence with the media and says the team might have been over-coached* against Michigan State. More: HuskerMax Report | Notes: 1,* 2, 3 | Video | Audio: Bell, Armstrong, Beck | Photos
Husker Dan makes his picks for the Big Ten division races and asks that you consider supporting Salute the Troops.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Jeff Kinney and Johnny Rodgers.
See the Week 6 summary of Huskers in the NFL.
Hear the latest on recruiting from Nate Clouse. | Bussey highlights
Bo Pelini says the Huskers face a Northwestern team that's improving.*
Two Huskers make ESPN.com's midseason All-Big Ten team.
Sports Illustrated looks in depth at Irving Fryar's troubles.
Hear why Rob Zatechka expects another close game against the ’Cats.
Northwestern's depth chart undergoes some changes: 1, 2
It'll be a home game of sorts for Corey Cooper.* | Q&A*
See how Husker recruits and prospects* fared in weekend play.
13 MON
Our 2-deeps and rosters for the Northwestern game are ready for printing.
Bo Pelini says the bye week was a plus for the Huskers on the injury front. More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes: 1,* 2*
Poll question: Which injury concerns you more, Bell's or Davie's?
Derek Johnson reviews the season so far and has a Saturday prediction.
The Big Ten needs a Wyatt Earp in its wild West, Adam Rittenberg writes.
View a clip from BTN's upcoming Brook Berringer documentary.
The Rutgers game gets an 11 a.m. CDT kickoff on an ESPN channel that is yet to be determined.
12 SUN
Sam McKewon lists quarterback and linebacker play among five things* to keep an eye on during the second half of the season.
Tad Stryker sees O-line coach John Garrison as pivotal to the Huskers' success in the second half of the season.
Northwestern doesn't figure to be an easy out* for the Huskers, who could be in for another four-quarter test* against the Wildcats.
This week in Husker history: A blue-collar win at Kansas State in ’94.
See who has the statistical edge going into Saturday's game in Evanston.
The Huskers rise to 19th in the coaches' and AP polls. | Sipple's ballot*
11 SAT
Jeremy Pernell has a to-do list for the Huskers at midseason, and the Lincoln paper issues its midterm progress report.*
Twin Husker D-line commits Carlos and Khalil Davis are playing dominant football* against good competition in Missouri.
The OWH takes stock at the season's midpoint: Offensive overview,* by position,* top plays* | Defensive overview,* by position,* top plays.*
Niles Paul is enjoying his best season* so far in the NFL.
Huskers athletes are writing their own definition of hero.
Next week's opponent, Northwestern, drops a 24-17 decision at Minnesota.
Husker running back recruit Kendall Bussey* says his commitment is firm as offers come in from other high-profile programs.
The Lincoln Indian Center extends the alcohol ban* at its tailgating lot to the Oct. 25 game against Rutgers.
10 FRI
See the Homewood High band's version of the Fear Ameer formation
Monte Anthony, who enjoyed freshman success as a Nebraska I-back, discusses the lessons learned from his playing days. | More footage
Will Compton is gearing up for what could be his first NFL start.
Sam McKewon re-examines the Big Ten West race and pegs Nebraska as the favorite, thanks in part to the play of Tommy Armstrong.
Dave Feit breaks down the good and bad of the Michigan State game.
09 THU
Meet NU's oldest known football letterman, Ron Douglas, who played eight decades ago in a backfield with Sam Francis and Lloyd Cardwell.
Trevor Roach's 18-tackle night* in East Lansing may give him a shot at a leading role at linebacker going forward.
O-line penalties are costing the Huskers 50 yards per game.*
BTN's Brook Berringer documentary will air the night of Oct. 18 immediately after the Nebraska-Northwestern game.
Part 2 of Tale of the Tape looks at the offense vs. the Spartans.
The Big Ten's upgraded policy on athletic scholarships is really nothing new for Nebraska, Randy York writes.
Todd Gurley's suspension could alter the postseason-honors* picture.
The LJS rolls out a gallery of photos from the 1994 season. | Game pages
Use the discount code HUSKERMAX for $5 off tickets to the Blur Parties tailgate at the Northwestern game.
NU's run defense between the tackles* is shaping up as a strength.
Is this good timing for a bye week? Sound off in our poll.
Tale of the Tape breaks down a few of the Huskers' defensive plays in East Lansing. | 5 notable numbers
08 WED
Punt returners extraordinarie Johnny Rodgers and DeJuan Groce like what they see so far in De’Mornay Pierson-El.*
Receiver Rickey Preston, a Louisiana wide receiver with a Nebraska offer, discusses the recruiting process and more with Jeremy Pernell.
Bo Pelini defends the offensive game plan* against Michigan State.
Here's the Week 5 wrap-up of Huskers in the NFL.
The 2016 Northwestern game* has been moved up two weeks to Sept. 24.
Husker Dan weighs in on the MSU game and the Clapper Caper.
De'Morney Pierson-El is No. 4 is this ranking of Big Ten true freshmen.
Jay Foreman breaks down the MSU game: 1620 audio | HI text
07 TUE
Mitch Sherman says the Huskers have a mindset problem in big games.
Old foes Tommie Frazier and Danny Wuerffel are enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame at its new location in Atlanta.
Hear the latest on recruiting from HuskerOnline's Nate Clouse.
Bo Pelini says Kenny Bell and Daniel Davie should be ready for the Northwestern game. Meanwhile, there's back-and-forth talk* by Pelini and Mark Dantonio about snapping* and clapping. | Video | Audio | Notes*
Tommy Armstrong takes responsibility* for the offense's struggles against Michigan State, but the issues were not just at quarterback.
06 MON
A prominent Heisman watcher says Ameer Abdullah isn't out of the hunt.
Rob Zatechka says the O-line just didn't appear ready to play.
See how Husker recruits fared in weekend action.
Jeremy Pernell looks at what went wrong against the Spartans.
Go 6:45 into this segment for Damon Benning's analysis of NU-MSU.
Plan now for Chicagoans for Nebraska's events for NU vs. Northwestern.
There's speculation that BYU quarterback Taysom Hill's injury is serious enough to keep him out of next season's opener at Nebraska.
Justin Prestidge and Husker Mike weigh in on the game in East Lansing.
Northwestern is going gothic with its uniforms for the Nebraska game.
The Detroit Lions release former Husker Alex Henery.
05 SUN
The offense's woes* Saturday included something as basic as the snap.
Steve Sipple says improvement,* not Indianapolis, should be foremost on the Huskers' minds. | Notes: 1,* 2*
The Husker defense* is persevering* despite personnel losses.
Randy York finds eight bright spots in Saturday night's loss.
The fourth quarter has MSU feeling less than satisfied* with its win.
Alex Henery's bad outing* in Detroit puts him on thin ice.
This week in Husker history: Nebraska is shut out on the road, and its 24-game winning streak ends. Can you name the opponent and the year?
The Huskers slip to No. 21 in the coaches' and AP polls. | Sipple's ballot*
04 SAT
Michigan State 27, Nebraska 22. After being stymied for three quarters, the Huskers mount a fierce surge in the fourth quarter but come up just short. Coverage and multimedia can be found on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Pierson-El TD | Postgame video | Big Red Over-Reaction
The Nebraska-Northwestern game gets bigger as the Wildcats knock off Wisconsin. If you're going, don't miss the Blur Parties tailgate.
See the Huskers' motivational video and more pregame photos, videos and tweets here. | Injury update: 1, 2*
ESPN profiles Ameer Abdullah in this College GameDay feature, and here's a 30-second ESPN promo for Saturday's game. | Holtz's flub
Tonight in chilly East Lansing, can the Huskers pull off the program's highest-profile road win since 1997? Here are the scene-setters from the papers in Omaha (1, 2),* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Grand Island (1, 2, 3), Detroit (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Lansing (1, 2, 3, 4)* and Grand Rapids (1, 2, 3, 4). Commentary: Shatel,* Couch, Callahan, Sipple,* York.
From the LJS, the story of a life saved on a South Stadium ramp.
A New York Times interactive map shows where teams' fan support is, based on Facebook likes and ZIP codes.
03 FRI
Hear Damon Benning's breakdown of the NU-Michigan State matchup.
Nebraska-MSU is USA Today's top game to watch this weekend.
Dave Feit looks forward to being able to read the jersey numbers.
View this wrap-up of the Huskers' preparations for the Spartans.
Athlon, Sporting News and ESPN.com analyze the matchup.
Faux Pelini outlines his “One True Indisputable Playoff Selector System.”
At the Big Red Breakfast,* Barney Cotton praises the tight ends' blocking* and says Saturday's game* may boil down to which team is tougher.
Rodgers, Rozier, Green and Jones tip their hats to Ameer Abdullah* as he climbs the career rushing charts.
Sam McKewon examines MSU's potent offense* and what Nebraska might do to slow it down. More analysis: Position comparison | Primer
Jordan Westerkamp's flair for the dramatic* started when he was young.
The New York Times examines the trends working against the Big Ten.
02 THU
Larry Jacobson, NU's first Outland winner, relishes memories from the Game of the Century and has some advice for today's Huskers.
There's far more to Kenny Bell's game than the record books* will show.
The trend in takeaways* is giving NU's defense a confidence boost.
The 2012 loss to Nebraska is still a sore subject for MSU. | Highlights
From Spartan country, a look at Nebraska's pass defense vs. MSU.
Playing time has been an unexpected bonus for I-back Jordan Nelson.
You know the story, but here it is again: Ameer Abdullah's rise from overlooked recruit to Heisman contender.
David Santos' status is doubtful, but he will travel to East Lansing. More from Thursday's practice: H’Max Report | Video | Audio | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3
The MSU defense takes it personally when the Huskers' history of success at running the ball against the Spartans is pointed out.
Hear Spartan Nation's Hondo Carpenter preview the game on “Unsportsmanlike Conduct”.
Going to the Northwestern game? Get your tickets to the Blur Parties tailgate. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the D.R.E.A.M. Foundation.
Hail Varsity crunches some numbers in this pregame analysis.
Poll question: How do rain and natural turf affect the Huskers' chances against Michigan State?
It'll be strength vs. strength as MSU tries to stop Nebraska's run game.
Nebraska and Michigan writers compare notes on the two teams.
After knee rehab, Husker cornerback Daniel Davie* is playing as if he'd never been out.
MSU's rangy receivers* are a handful, starting with Tony Lippett: 1, 2, 3
01 WED
Pregame perspectives: Husker Dan | Zac Lee & Jay Moore | Jay Foreman
The predictions so far give Michigan State the edge.
Randy Gregory is giving opposing offenses fits* by lining up and attacking from just about anywhere. | Roommate on the rise | Notes
Scouting the Spartans: OWH* | LJS* | Healthy O-line*
The game-day environment* sealed the deal for NU commit John Raridon.
Tim Beck says Ameer Abdullah’s unpredictable running style means this for opposing defenses: “You’ve got to blanket him.”
MSU has extra help on D-line this week with Damon Knox's return.
Hear former Michigan State defensive tackle Justin Kershaw break down the Spartans on both sides of the ball. | Kurtis Drummond on NU's offense
SI.com looks at the parallel paths of backfield disruptors Randy Gregory and Shilique Calhoun.
Former Husker Niles Paul doesn't intend to be sidelined for long by the concussion he suffered last week.
The Big Ten has notified the NCAA of the enhanced benefits the conference wants to provide student-athletes.
Mitch Sherman says NU has two big difference-makers in its favor.
Josh Brown nails an unusual kick to raise awareness for a cause.
Hear Jay Foreman's assessment of what the Huskers must do well in order to leave East Lansing with a victory. | Playoff implications
Ameer Abdullah has Nebraska looking a little like the Huskers of old, writes Matt Brown of Sports on Earth. | No. 2 on Heisman list
Elite-level talent will be on the field for both teams Saturday, and two of those players will have to suspend their budding friendship.
NU's O-line is starting to gel* after the McNeese wakeup call. | Notes*