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August 2015

31 MON
Tough openers are nothing new* to Mike Riley,* who also has an 11-week grind to manage before NU's only bye week. | Commentary: York, Shatel*
The cornerbacks* are ready to shoulder added pressure in Nebraska's new defensive scheme. | Up-tempo foe* | Notes*
Defensive tackle Kevin Williams* has a Blackshirt – and is just three credit hours from earning a master's in engineering. | Q&A*
More player features: Ross Dzuris* | Terrell Newby,* David Sutton.
The Daily Nebraskan is giving students a history lesson by revisiting the 1995 season, starting with the Oklahoma State game.
BTN's Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith pick Nebraska to win the Big Ten West, and Griffith says NU has the athletes to be dominant.
As promised, Blackshirts have been issued,* and 11 players in all got them.* More: Video | Practice notes: 1, 2,* 3 | Photos
Coach Bronco Mendenhall names BYU's two captains but remains mum on who will be suspended for the Nebraska game. | Depth chart
Derek Johnson offers a few predictions about Mike Riley's first season in Lincoln and sees a likely 9-3 finish.
There's good news on the injury front as Mike Riley and several players meet the press in advance of the BYU game. Who's suspended* remains under wraps. | Video | AP report | Notes: 1,* 2* | Photos | Transcripts
An SB Nation writer previews the game and predicts a BYU win, assuming key Cougars aren't suspended.
John Schuetz, formerly of KETV in Omaha, will handle public-address duties this season at Memorial Stadium.
Who’s starting? The depth chart for the BYU game has been released. So have the game notes. | Discuss
Jeremy Pernell previews the D-line, where depth at end is a concern.
Dave Feit offers 10 reasons for optimism about Nebraska in 2015.
Some will play, others will wait: A look at each of the newcomers
Miami loses running back Gus Edwards for the season.
Enter to win two tickets to Wisconsin @ Nebraska and two nights at the Cornhusker Hotel. Proceeds benefit Californians for Nebraska's scholarship fund.
As the man who runs the defense, Mark Banker is certain to hear it – good or bad – from the fans,* Sam McKewon writes.
Lee Barfknecht says the Big Ten's divisional imbalance* comes at a good time for the Huskers.
30 SUN
For a bunch of outsiders, the staff has a solid handle on Nebraska tradition – and now comes their chance to add to it, Tad Stryker writes.
Watch Ryan Gunderson, the Huskers' director of player personnel, discuss recruiting and his role as the high school season gets under way.
Independent BYU is accustomed to playing unfamiliar opponents.
This week in Husker history: Worries about the retooled 1995 offensive line appear unfounded as Nebraska crushes Oklahoma State.
Jeremy Pernell provides an extensive preview of the O-line and gives the group a grade of B.
29 SAT
Dive into the season preview sections of the OWH and LJS.*
Tom Shatel thinks positive* and predicts a 10-2 season for the Huskers.
A combination of events over the last 20 years has left Nebraska with a weakened recruiting imprint in Omaha, Sam McKewon writes.
Here are notes (1, 2, 3,* 4*) from Saturday's practice. | Updates | Video
Several Husker commits had big games on the prep gridiron: JD Spielman, Patrick O'Brien, Ben Stille, JoJo Domann. | More*
One week before kickoff, here's the 2015 team photo and more.
Hurricane Katrina was the storm that changed Tommy Armstrong's life.
Jeremy Pernell comes up with contrasting position grades as he previews the Husker wide receivers and tight ends.
Vincent Valentine likes the added freedom* in Nebraska's attacking scheme on defense.
Redshirt freshmen Nick Gates and Jerald Foster are spearheading a youth movement* on the offensive line. | Ryne Reeves Q&A*
28 FRI
The Cougars say they're stoked about the opener in Lincoln.
Here's a video recap of Week 3 of practice.
Illinois fires Tim Beckman a week before the season opener. | Discuss
Bo Pelini tells Sports Illustrated he has no regrets about his time at NU.
A Lubbock writer wonders what might have happened if Texas Tech hadn't hired Jim Carlen over Tom Osborne in 1969.
Omaha South end Noah Fant, a Nebraska recruiting target, announces his commitment* to Iowa.* | Highlights | Audio | Discuss
Jeremy Pernell assesses the Huskers' corps of running backs, who have big shoes to fill with Ameer Abdullah's departure.
The 2012 walk-on class is making a big impact, with eight players now on scholarship.
Player features: Chris Weber, Jerald Foster,* Sam Cotton.*
Randy Gregory's on-field production for Dallas is showing promise.
27 THU
Danny Langsdorf may call plays from the sideline* instead of the booth in order to improve communication* with the offense, Mike Riley says.
Rob Zatechka discusses the value of contact vs. technique in practice and has a surprise pick to win the Big Ten.
Lincoln Southwest's football staff has a Husker presence in Barrett Ruud* and Ross Els.
The team got a day off from practice Thursday, but Mark Banker still spoke about developments on defense. | Video | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4
The Nebraska Greats Foundation has a new website, where you can check out a video from Jerry Murtaugh and Eric Crouch explaining the group’s work for former athletes in need.
Player features: Tyrin Ferguson, Chongo Kondolo, Imani Cross.*
It lasted just three seasons, but coach Bill Glassford's ultra-tough Camp Curtis is still the stuff of Husker legend six decades later.
Steve Sipple says a championship mentality* is a must for the Huskers if they are to successfully navigate the season's times of adversity.
Jeremy Pernell previews the QBs and gives the group a C-plus.
Coach Keith Williams demands precision* from the receivers. | Turner's turn
BYU ends preseason camp and is set to begin preparing for Nebraska.
CBSSports.com's writers preview the Big Ten and peg Nebraska for second place in the West behind Wisconsin.
Three of ESPN.com's top 10 Big Ten games involve the Huskers.
The three redshirt freshmen on the O-line have a strong bond despite their varying outlooks for playing time in 2015.
26 WED
Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples is the latest to size up the challenge facing Mike Riley.
Johnny Rodgers is featured in the Nebraska Lottery's $5 scratch game.*
USA Today's Paul Myerberg picks the Huskers to win the Big Ten West.
Imani Cross, 20 pounds lighter than he was in the spring, knows the drill when it comes to fighting to earn carries* at I-back.*
25 TUE
Information overload has Derek Johnson needing the season to start.
Josh Banderas, Alex Lewis and Trey Foster were among the players sitting out Tuesday's practice with injuries, and Foster's week-to-week* status creates a tenuous situation at tight end. Also, there's news about which true freshmen* will play.* | Video | Updates | Photos: 1, 2, 3*
The OWH's Jon Nyatawa and Sam McKewon break down the good and bad of fall camp in this video.
Programs often look to the past to try to climb back to the top, but NU is bucking that tendency, at least on offense. | Contrast in style*
Terrell Newby and Dedrick Young are among Athlon's Big Ten breakout players for 2015.
Saturday's Legends Radio guests: Tommie Frazier & Aaron Graham.
BYU's backfield has an experienced supporting cast for QB Taysom Hill.
24 MON
Jordan Westerkamp is eager for his second try* as a punt returner. More player features: Nick Gates (1, 2), Jamal Turner (1, 2,* 3*), Ross Dzuris,* Luke Gifford (1,* 2*).
The NCAA rejects the requests of former Huskers Courtney Love and Greg Hart for immediate eligibility at Kentucky.
Pete Fiutak makes some Big Ten predictions in this video and selects Maliek Collins as the player who deserves a bigger spotlight.
The weekly coach's TV show is getting a format change.
Feelings about the offense are a little more upbeat* after Monday's pratice. Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4,* 5, 6 | Updates | Video
Tommy Armstrong says in a SiriusXM interview that his input has been welcomed by the coaches in developing an offensive plan.
Charlie McBride tries not to lose any sleep over missing out on the prime salaries that today's coordinators pull in.
Sam McKewon takes one final shot* at projecting the starters and top backups at each position. Meanwhile, Josh Harvey sees seven true freshmen getting playing time in 2015.
Maliek Collins and De’Mornay Pierson-El make ESPN.com's preseason All-Big Ten team.
Fullback Andy Janovich appears ready to do some damage with the ball* for a change. | Tommy Armstrong Q&A*
With the offense in boom-or-bust mode, defense and special teams may need to carry the team early in the season, Sam McKewon writes.
The Huskers' 2018 recruiting commit, Cameron Jurgens, is focused more on the coming season than the distant future.
It'll be tough to top the 2012 walk-on class.*
23 SUN
The Huskers will start the season outside* the AP top 25.
Mark Banker's defensive scheme puts pressure* on the secondary while making life easier for the front seven.
This week in Husker history: Sophomore Johnny Rodgers makes a big splash in the first fall scrimmage of 1970.
Meet Tucker Zeleny, Nebraska's data analytics* guy.
Turning students* into dedicated fans is a challenge for university administrators in the digital age.
The Fairbury hot dogs sold at games are now made in Illinois* instead of West Point, Neb.
The high school coaches of Stanley Morgan and Dedrick Young aren't surprised* by the true freshmen's quick ascent in Lincoln. More player features: Brady Pelzer,* Jamal Turner,* Brad Simpson.*
22 SAT
Here are notes (1, 2, 3,* 4,* 5,* 6, 7) from Saturday's practice, in which the offense made big plays* and five walk-ons’ scholarships* were announced.* | Video | Updates | Photos: 1, 2, 3
Mike Riley is profiled by the newspaper in Winnipeg, where he's still regarded as coaching royalty.
At Oregon, Scott Frost will have lessons to share about what it's like to replace a college football icon at quarterback.
Which Huskers are rising, and who's falling? Big Red Report issues a stock up/stock down list.
Experience and youth at defensive end: Greg McMullen 1,* 2*) and Freedom Akinmoladun (1,* 2*).
21 FRI
AP previews BYU and the Cougars' potent offense.
Quarterback recruit Patrick O'Brien plans to enroll early and take part in 2016 spring ball.
NU is in the top six for tight end Thaddeus Moss, son of Randy Moss.
BTN.com picks the best Big Ten football player from every state, and Nebraska leads the way with 11 selections.
Poll question: Who would you prefer in the Big Ten, Kansas or KSU?
Larry Jacobson and other former Nebraska greats are helping current players connect with the Huskers' championship history.
Some of you have been clamoring for it, and here it is: Brian Brown's printable schedule for 2015.
Maliek Collins leads a group of five Huskers in the top 50 Big Ten Players for 2015 as determined by an Athlon Sports poll.
Rob Zatechka explains what a Jones fracture is in the latest Husker Doc Talk podcast. | Recovery time*
Drew Brown appears in control in the competition at placekicker.*
Player features and updates: Chongo Kondolo, Vincent Valentine,* Tyrin Ferguson,* Luke Gifford (1, 2*), Andy Janovich*
20 THU
Dial the clock back 100 years for a look at the mighty Stiehm rollers.
Check out the rule changes that take effect in 2015. | Discuss
Mike Riley says the timing* of De'Mornay Pierson-El's return to action* is anyone's guess but that he should be able to play a “good portion” of the season. More from Thursday's practice: Dedrick Young* at No. 1* | Video | Special-teams update: 1, 2* | Notes 1, 2,* 3, 4, 5 | Updates | Photos
There's plenty of Husker red on the FWAA's 75th anniversary All-America squad, including four first-teamers: Dave Rimington, Will Shields, Ndamukong Suh and Johnny Rodgers. Tommie Frazier and Dean Steinkuhler are third-team selections. | Profiles | Graphic
Tom Shatel says the QB run game* might be something to lean on.
D-lineman features: Greg McMullen,* Vincent Valentine.
19 WED
Here's a statistical look at what Nebraska will be missing with De’Mornay Pierson-El out of the lineup.
The ABC crew for the BYU game is set: Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman and Todd McShay
The Associated Press previews the Huskers and notes the challenges facing Mike Riley in his first year at the helm.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Joe Ganz and Mike McNeill.
Reaction to the injury news: Sipple* | Hoppen | Chatelain* | McKewon*
De’Mornay Pierson-El has a foot injury that will sideline him for six to eight weeks. Also, freshman receiver Lavan Alston* is out for the season with a knee injury. | Discuss | Photos* | 2014 highlights
Sam McKewon has some updated observations* on how the depth chart is shaking out.
The 1995 Huskers could provide a blueprint for Ohio State in the Buckeyes' bid to repeat as national champions.
De’Mornay Pierson-El makes CBS Sports’ preseason All-America team as a punt returner.
It'll take two guys to replace Miami tailback Duke Johnson.
O-line coach Mike Cavanaugh appears close to picking a starting five.*
The depth at running back may force Mike Riley to stray from his usual one-man approach to the position. | Tuesday notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4*
Spotlight on cornerbacks: Daniel Davie,* Chris Jones*
18 TUE
Dedrick Young* is making a legitimate run at a starting role at linebacker. More on the true freshmen: Davis twins, Stanley Morgan
Randy Gregory gets blindsided in a brawl between Rams and Cowboys players during a joint practice.
BYU loses another tight end, Steven Richards, to injury.
Nebraska's latest recruiting offers* include one to an Ohio State commit.
Here are notes (1, 2, 3,* 4) and videos from Tuesday morning's practice. | Photos: 1, 2,* 3 | Updates
The OWH's Tom Shatel says beer sales* are OK in some sports, but football isn't one of them.
Stanley Morgan and other young receivers* are getting a chance to step up because of injuries in the ranks. | Pierson-El Q&A*
“Tremendous chemistry” is a strength of the defensive staff.*
A new cookbook is filled with recipes from 44 former Huskers.*
17 MON
Danny Langsdorf says he won't be putting the brakes on QB runs.
Communication must improve in order to get the offense clicking, Tommy Armstrong and Danny Langsdorf say after Monday morning's practice. | Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4 | Updates
A federal board rejects Northwestern players' attempt to unionize.
Omaha South's Noah Fant will announce his school choice on Aug. 28.
Dedrick Young makes Athlon's list of top Big Ten freshmen to watch.
Maliek Collins looks to an NFL lineman for advice in his quest to become a more consistent playmaker.*
Future Husker JoJo Domann's versatility* has him contributing on defense, offense and special teams for Pine Creek in Colorado.
16 SUN
Suspension clues have emerged from BYU's latest scrimmage.
Lee Barfknecht picks Minnesota* to win the Big Ten West.
With Bruce Read's help, placekicker Drew Brown* is refining but not overhauling his game. More player features: Nate Gerry,* Ryne Reeves*
Mark Banker makes it known that the simpler defense isn't too simple.
Optimism among BYU fans is guarded* despite the star power at QB.
Player features: Devine Ozigbo,* Josh Banderas.*
15 SAT
Whoever wins the I-back job will have a chance to extend Nebraska's six-year streak* of 1,000-yard rushers.
Mike Riley's adventure* hit its first speed bump this week.
Ndamukong Suh's friendship with Warren Buffett is just part of the former Husker's love for business.
Saturday night's scrimmage was spiced with big plays but left Mike Riley wanting more consistency in the running game. | Morgan impresses | Fyfe steps up* | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4, 5,* 6* | Video | Photos: 1, 2, 3,* 4, 5 | Updates
Derek Johnson says the Big Ten is eyeing the wrong Kansas school.
JD Spielman, a three-star receiver from Minnesota, has committed to the Huskers. | Highlights | 2016 class | Discuss
Each member of the secondary has an NFL defensive back to study, and the assignments show that one size doesn't fit all.
Player features: Jack Gangwish, Nate Gerry (1, 2*), Sam Foltz.*
14 FRI
True freshmen Antonio Reed and Aaron Williams are in the hunt for a starting spot at safety.* | O-line position battles | D-line nuggets*
The ball is going Cethan Carter's way more often* in the new offense.
BTN's Gerry DiNardo expands on his Lincoln observations: “I think Mike Riley starts his first year with a pretty strong line of scrimmage.”
Sam McKewon shares his extensive fall camp observations* on the quarterbacks, the running backs and the other position groups.
Mike Babcock says Roger Craig should be NU's next pro Hall-of-Famer.
The latest player profiles: Tyrin Ferguson,* David Sutton,* Dylan Utter,* Vincent Valentine.*
Rob Zatechka says there's good and bad that can come from the sort of access Mike Riley granted to Kerry Eggers.
Danny Langsdorf discusses the offense in this BTN Live video.
13 THU
Without naming names, Mike Riley confirms* there will be five suspen­sions for the BYU game.* More from Tuesday's practice, including a position switch and injury news: Video | HuskerMax Report | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4,* 5,* 6, 7
An Oregon reporter sits in on a Mike Riley staff meeting in Lincoln and reports on what was discussed, including a defensive starter’s suspension for the opener, a “high maintenance” freshman and an injury to receiver Sam Burtch. | Interviews with writer: 1, 2 | Discuss
Scout.com's Jamie Newberg rates the 1995 Huskers the best team of the last quarter century.
Writers from Athlon Sports predict the outcome of each Husker game and see an 8-4, 9-3 or 10-2 finish.
As the BTN bus leaves Lincoln, Gerry DiNardo shares his observations on the passing game, the linebackers and more in this series of tweets.
12 WED
Michael Rose-Ivey has a new appreciation for the game after his year away because of injury. More player features: Marcus Newby* | Dylan Utter,* Sam Foltz,* Alex Lewis.*
Mike Riley fields questions from his wife in a KETV interview.
BYU's Sione Takitaki, a potential starter at linebacker, is suspended for the Nebraska game because of a theft case, and Michigan State loses linebacker Ed Davis for the season to injury.
Wednesday night's practice had no media access, unless you were the Big Ten Network. Updates here. | Dienhart's takes: 1, 2
See what Mike Riley, Tommy Armstrong, Maliek Collins and De’Mornay Pierson-El said about fall camp on BTN Live.
Mike Riley, hot-seat occupant? So says Pete Fiutak in this video.
A BYU linebacker is recovering after suffering a fractured neck during Tuesday's rugged practice.
Dirk Chatelain says Nebraska's recruiting pipeline to northeast Ohio* is shutting down before it could ever get started.
Dylan Utter is vying to make the climb from walk-on to O-line starter.
ESPN.com previews the Huskers and says reaching the nine-win mark could be an uphill battle.
Fans will have their choice of football breakfasts this season: OWH Thursdays* | KFAB Fridays
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Josh Brown & Dan Hadenfeldt.
Steve Sipple says the practices so far have underscored the challenges the Huskers face. | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4
Coach Keith Williams* is helping instill a new mindset in Alonzo Moore. More player features: Lane Hovey,* Daniel Davie | Kieron Williams,* Stanley Morgan,* Byerson Cockrell.*
An Oregon paper gathers Husker fans’ opinions on Mike Riley and writes about his transition to Nebraska.
Two top-five finishes* haven't given Michigan State much respect.
11 TUE
The Huskers got in their first scrimmaging of fall camp during Tuesday's practice, with lots of “give and take”* between the offense and defense. Notes: 1, 2, 3* | Videos | Tweets | Photos: 1, 2,* 3, 4, 5, 6
Josh Banderas says I-back Terrell Newby can be a “defensive nightmare.”
Hear Hank Hughes' breakdown of the defensive line's development.
The BTN bus will make its Lincoln visit Wednesday. Here are three things Tom Dienhart will be watching.
Tonight's practice will be the first in full pads. | Full days | Camp schedule
Forecasts: 1st or 4th in West | 8-4 debut for Riley | Playoff shot for BYU
Focus on the running backs: Terrell Newby leads the pack, while Mikale Wilbon makes a push.
Mike Riley's first-year challenge: Reshaping the program without alienating the previous regime's players.
10 MON
Keith Williams likes the progress* he's seeing from Jamal Turner.
The young linebackers are being coached up* with help from the veterans.
Chongo Kondolo has been working overtime* in pursuit of a starting spot on the offensive line.
Quarterback Terry Wilson has his Oregon and Nebraska visits set for the first two weeks of the season.
Pinnacle Bank Arena will host free watch parties for the games against BYU, Wisconsin and Michigan State.
Screen passes are making a comeback in NU's offense. | Wilbon's rise
See Joe Ganz's analysis of the Husker offense: “It looks very similar to what we ran” under Bill Callahan. | McKewon's roster takes
Coming to 20 rows of North Stadium: Wider (and fewer) seats.*
Husker Dan comes up with a new conference custom-made for Nebraska.
Nebraska is fifth in ESPN.com's Big Ten preseason power rankings.
09 SUN
The offense had its struggles* with consistency during Sunday night's practice. | Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4,* 5, 6* | Updates | Photos
Former Husker linebacker Lavonte David agrees to a five-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth a reported $50.25 million.
Californians for Nebraska's ticket raffles are open, including the BYU game and a special hotel and ticket package for the Wisconsin game.
After six years away, Boyd Epley carries weight* at Nebraska once again.
For De’Mornay Pierson-El, trust* doesn't come easily, which made the coaching change a tough situation at first.
Out of Detroit's training camp, more positive talk about Ameer Abdullah.
Steve Sipple says the offensive line needs consistency and nastiness* if it is to rise above the Big Ten's middle tier.
“It’s a blessing to be back out here,” Michael Rose-Ivey* says one year after his season-ending knee injury.* | Brandon Reilly Q&A
The LJS breaks down fall camp with three five-packs to ponder.
08 SAT
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Former Husker linemen Mick Tingelhoff and Will Shields are now officially enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Coverage of Saturday night's ceremony, including Fran Tarkenton's emotional acceptance speech for Tingelhoff, is here.
Mark Banker says several newcomers on defense* are making strong early impressions as position battles* unfold. More from Saturday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4* | Williams rant aftermath: 1, 2* | Battle at linebacker | Tweets
Mike Riley's nice-guy image is real,* but not to be confused with weakness, writes the L.A. Times’ Chris Dufresne.
It's four weeks to kickoff, and here's a video for the occasion.
A battle is brewing in fall camp for the No. 1 spot at placekicker.
Receivers coach Keith Williams' expertise has his players' attention.
Beatrice tight end Cameron Jurgens on his commitment: "It would just be weird playing for anyone else."
07 FRI
Greg McMullen says he welcomes the rotation that's developing on the D-line. More player features: Maliek Collins* | Alex Lewis* | Terrell Newby*
Mick Tingelhoff's memory loss* adds a bittersweet element to his pro Hall of Fame induction. | Legacy of toughness*
Randy York says Will Shields should write a book, and the double Hall-of-Famer is doing just that.
A New York newspaper previews the Huskers and ranks them 24th.
Check out the three official schedule posters for 2015.
Former Husker Irving Fryar faces up to 10 years in prison after being convicted in a mortgage scam in New Jersey.
NU continues to face competition for the services of Omaha South end Noah Fant, who just ended a West Coast tour. | Recruiting notes: 1, 2*
See Sports Illustrated's video previews of the three Big Ten teams in the magazine's preseason top 25: Ohio State | Michigan State | Wisconsin
Nebraska's plunge into sports data analytics could provide insights and guidance on recruiting.
“The hype is real”: The Lions' Ameer Abdullah is turning heads at training camp, Fox Sports' Mike Garafolo says in this video.
06 THU
Mike Riley says Jordan Stevenson, the late addition at I-back, is off to a good start* and fitting in. | More first-day positives* | Notes*
Defensive tackle Kevin Williams says he won't talk* to the media until they quit referring to him as a backup.* | Video | Discuss
The Huskers have finished their first practice of fall camp, and the first batch of notes is here: 1, 2, 3,* 4* | Tweeted updates | Videos: 1, 2 | Photos: 1, 2, 3,* 4, 5, 6, 7 | Fall camp schedule
Beatrice tight end Cameron Jurgens, a blue-chipper in the 2018 class,* has committed* to the Huskers. | Highlights | Discuss
The decades-long wait for Mick Tingelhoff ends as he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame with fellow ex-Husker lineman Will Shields.* | Video | Gold jackets: Shields, Tingelhoff
Player features: Daniel Davie,* Brandon Reilly.*
Longtime Memorial Stadium P.A. announcer Patrick Combs* is charged with stealing* thousands of dollars from two elderly women.
BYU will be without starting tailback Jamaal Williams, who will redshirt after withdrawing from school.
Read up on Nebraska's other coach from Oregon State, who arrived a century ago with big shoes to fill.
See what Big Ten coaches have to say when they talk anonymously about Nebraska and other conference opponents for 2015.
Tom Shatel says less thinking* on defense will have to accompanied by better tackling. | Banderas' fresh perspective* | Fall camp primers: 1, 2*
05 WED
Front-runner Terrell Newby sees the added competition* at I-back as a good thing. | Notes: 1,* 2*
Bernie McGinn, a letterman at guard in 1963 and '64 who went on to become a judge* in Lancaster County, has died at age 76.
Sam McKewon sees improved physiques* on both the offensive and defensive lines. More from Fan Day: Riley a hit (1, 2,* 3*) | Trek from Ohio | Video: 1, 2, 3, 4 | Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,* 6, 7
Players are pumped up about Mark Philipp's* strength program, and there'll be a “best five” approach to who plays on the O-line.* More from Wednesday's press conference: Video | Simpler defense* | “Crazy” co-captains | Lofty goals | Notes: 1, 2 | Tweets & discussion
Tommy Armstrong knows there's a lot riding on his quest for greater consistency as a passer.
Watch O-lineman Boe Wilson discuss his pledge to Nebraska.
The Huskers are unranked in Sports Illustrated's preseason top 25, and ESPN.com calls Nebraska the Big Ten's biggest enigma. | Nine wins?
The 2015 media guide is now available for online viewing & downloading.
De'Mornay Pierson-El is tied for 73rd in an ESPN.com countdown of top college football players for 2015.
Rob Zatechka talks about the learning curve, leadership and more as Mike Riley's Huskers head into fall camp. | 12 walk-ons to watch
Player profiles: Jordan Westerkamp,* Ryne Reeves, Jack Gangwish.*
Jeff Schmahl's passion drove change in college football video.
04 TUE
The Riley-Harbaugh-Chryst NFL connection created lasting bonds.
Hear Trent Bray discuss the development of the linebackers.
Fall camp and Fan Day info can be found at this link, which also will reside just below the countdown clock until game week.
Sam McKewon looks at the 10 true freshmen* most likely to make an impact this season.
Eric Martin is making a push for a roster spot in New England as he and 29 other former Huskers begin NFL training camp.
Nebraska's new embrace of advanced analytics might change play-calling, particularly on fourth down.
The LJS's Brian Christopherson previews the Huskers in this video, including what Mike Riley might borrow from Chip Kelly.
Mike Riley hopes any changes in NCAA recruiting rules* are made with the whole picture* in mind.
NU commit Marquel Dismuke makes a list of top 10 L.A.-area recruits.
Player profiles: Chongo Kondolo (1, 2*), Brandon Reilly,*
Mike Riley is 17th on Pat Forde's list of most intriguing coaches for 2015.
03 MON
Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya faces high expectations entering his sophomore season.
Carol Frost, mother of Scott Frost, isn't finished setting records* in the discus, shot and javelin at age 70.
Athlon's Big Ten quarterback rankings have Tommy Armstrong at No. 4.
Sam McKewon reflects on the turning of the page to the Mike Riley era at Nebraska. | Patience, please*
A sacrifice made in 2011 is paying off now for Nate Gerry.
02 SUN
A trade sends former Husker Mohammed Seisay from Detroit to Seattle.
Ohioans get a sense of Tim Beck's style courtesy of Tommy Armstrong.
It's now official: Jordan Stevenson is indeed a Husker.*
This week(s) in Husker history: The 1975 Huskers will face LSU shorthanded in the season opener because of suspensions.
Food, fishing poles and ... municipal bonds? Big Ten players have plans for their stipend money.*
Fall camp starts Saturday at BYU. Here's a preview.
A new concussion protocol will be in place this season in the Big Ten, and female officials will be part of the conference's consortium.
Two what-if losses to Michigan State have Husker players eager for their next shot at the Spartans.
Steve Sipple sees Minnesota's staff stability* as the swing factor in the race for the Big Ten West crown.
Respect runs deep* between Mike Riley and Jim Harbaugh. | Notes*
01 SAT
Only the numbers 1 and 15* will be available on Husker jerseys sold to the public this year.
The Huskers must re-establish three things -- fundamentals, efficiency and consistency* -- Tom Shatel writes.
Former Husker lineman Brent Qvale is shooting for a spot on the Jets' roster after a year on the practice squad.
Receiver Jordan Westerkamp and quarterback Tommy Armstrong share a bond* on and off the field.
Four Big Ten O-linemen weigh in on Maliek Collins' abilities.
Tom Shatel says Mike Riley is already a game-changer* in one sense.
Nate Gerry aims to use his leadership* to boost communication* on defense.