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NEWS ARCHIVE

September 2015

30 WED
Tom Shatel says the Big Ten West could be as good for Nebraska as the old Big Eight was.
Freshman Divine Ozigbo is earning opportunities at running back.
It's been a good year in two sports for NU's Akinmoladun cousins.*
Dave Feit picks the order of finish in the Big Ten East and West.
Bill Cubit* has steadied Illinois' ship after an offseason of upheaval. | Scouting Illinois* | Know the foe | Previews: Corn Nation, OWH*
Nebraska fans who cherish the fullback had their wishes answered with Andy Janovich's big game. | Notes*
This week's Tale of the Tape breaks down Saturday's red-zone woes.
Husker Dan answers some mail and issues a request for help for mid-October's Husker Salute.
Rob Zatechka takes a hard look at the defense in this week's Husker Doc Talk podcast.
Hail Varsity previews the game: No Huddle video | Numbers to know
The linebackers* shoulder part of the blame for the Huskers' pass-defense problems* and are working to improve. | Tackling the penalties* | Notes*
The coaches say Andy Janovich has earned a bigger role* in the offense.
Illinois is preparing for Tommy Armstrong's improved passing proficiency.
29 TUE
Matt Davison says a dramatic catch* like the one former Husker Aaron Green made for TCU can be not just a game-changer but a life-changer.
Bo Pelini's return to the region for Youngstown State's game at South Dakota has some Husker fans intrigued.
Coach Reggie Davis sees plenty of room for improvement* in the running backs. More from Tuesday's practice, which saw the return of De’Mornay Pierson-El and Jack Gangwish: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4 | Photos
Lawrence Phillips intends to use money from the NFL concussion settlement to defend himself in his latest legal case.
Injuries are testing Nebraska's depth at defensive tackle, and true freshman Carlos Davis is an option at end or tackle.
Here's a roundup from the Husker recruiting front.*
Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for the Illiois game are ready.
Tommy Armstrong is Athlon's most improved quarterback so far in 2015.
Illinois emerges as the favorite in a couple of computer rankings.
What tendencies are turning up on offense? Here's an analysis.
28 MON
The Huskers' practice routine* is being adjusted as the staff looks for ways to reduce injuries.* | Notes*
See this interactive 360-degree video of the Huskers taking the field.
Jordan Westerkamp is familiar with excelling* on Illinois' field.
Tight end Luke McNitt shares his walk-on story.* | Ozigbo Q&A*
Randy York has three take-aways from Monday's press conference.
Mark Banker is preaching discipline on defense, and Freedom Akinmoladun has earned a Blackshirt. More from Monday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2* | Updates
Mike Riley says issues of trust and confidence* may be causing the Huskers' to unravel* on pass defense. More from Monday's press conference: Audio & video  |  Injury updates: 1, 2  |  I-backs' touches*  |  Notes: 1,* 2*  |  Depth chart changes: 1, 2  |  Discuss
View game highlights and more in this week's “Day by Day” installment.
The Wisconsin game gets a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and ABC national telecast.
27 SUN
Chris Weber and Marcus Newby have had to step up amid injuries* to their fellow linebackers. | Notes*
Little DJ Reddick lost his battle with brain cancer, but his grandfather isn't forgetting the helping hand extended by the Huskers.
Jeremy Pernell, Adam Carriker and Husker Mike weigh in on Saturday's closer-than-expected win. | Yays & nays* | McKewon's rewind*
This week in Husker history: Sophomore running back Bobby Reynolds dazzles in his college debut, and earlier Husker teams open with wins over Red Grange’s Illinois and Jay Berwanger’s Chicago.
26 SAT
Up next is Illinois, 27-25 winners over Middle Tennessee. See how the Huskers and Illini stack up statistically.
Nebraska 36, Southern Miss 28. The Huskers hang on after the Golden Eagles rally in the second half with a red-hot passing game. Coverage and multimedia can be found on the game page. | Postgame audio & video | Stryker commentary | McKewon analysis
Shoring up the pass defense is high on the Huskers' do-to list today as Southern Miss brings a potent offense to Lincoln. Here are the game-day reports from Omaha (1, 2),* Linc oln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Grand Island (1, 2),* Hattiesburg and Jackson (1, 2).* Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Callahan
25 FRI
Mike Riley says he's comfortable with Danny Langsdorf calling the plays.
Southern Miss is hoping history repeats from 11 years ago.
Husker cousins Gene Huey and Ben Gregory are inducted into their high school hall of fame in Pennsylvania.
An Ohio paper makes note of Tommy Armstrong's leadership and his improved passing numbers.
Former Husker Kris Brown, brother of Drew, talks about the ins and outs of kicking at the Friday Football Breakfast.
Falling short of the national championship in 1965 still haunts* quarterback Bob Churchich.
The fourth quarter in Miami provided a picture of the balancing act* Tommy Armstrong and his coaches are attempting.
Nebraska's cornerbacks* know full well they'll continue to be tested by opposing offenses. | Competition continues
Maliek Collins aims to be more disruptive* after registering zero tackles for loss through the first three games.
AP, Huskers Illustrated and Big Red Report preview the game.
It's been the hotel life* for Mike Riley for the past nine months, but that's finally about to end.
There's no rest* for the starting O-linemen, but they like it that way.
Future Husker: Do-it-all athlete JoJo Domann of Colorado Springs.
24 THU
Coach Bruce Read has special-teams tidbits* to share on Sports Nightly.
Keith Williams likes that his receivers are “sponges for information.”
Vincent Valentine is expected to miss Saturday's game, and Josh Banderas' status isn't certain, Mike Riley says after Thursday's practice. | Video & updates | Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4,* 5*
Injuries have the linebacking corps in next-man-up mode.
Wisconsin tailback Corey Clement will miss the next four to six weeks, including the Oct. 10 game in Lincoln, for repair of a sports hernia.
There are no upset alerts on the predictions page thus far.
The Buffalo Bills' Richie Incognito is thriving with his second chance.
Poll questions: Is Southern Miss a trap game? Should social media be off-limits to players? Will the no-substitution O-line strategy work?
Having the offensive coordinator on the sidelines appears to be giving Tommy Armstrong a bit of a boost.
Tom Shatel says social media* can be punishing terrain to navigate.
Hail Varsity examines the stats involving big plays yielded by Nebraska.
Southern Miss, like Nebraska, has penalty issues to iron out. Previews: OWH,* LJS,* Corn Nation
Stanley Morgan* is a true freshman* who isn't playing like one. | Notes*
23 WED
Rob Zatechka discusses the mood after the Miami loss and social-media issues in the latest Husker Doc Talk podcast.
Southern Miss running back Jalen Richard enters the game with a head of steam from his 230-yard outing* Saturday.
There's still time to enter Californians for Nebraska's drawing for tickets to the Wisconsin game.
Husker Dan says the Huskers' season is shaping up as a strange one.
Here's Hail Varsity's No Huddle video preview of Saturday's game against Southern Miss. | Numbers to know
Jack Gangwish's injury has given FA a chance to shine.
Our printable two-deeps and rosters for Saturday's game are here.
Todd Monken, now the Southern Miss coach, is one of those who didn't see quarterbacking in Tommy Armstrong's future. | QB's growth
Nebraska's defensive line is looking for ways to create a more disruptive pass rush* while remaining stout against the run.
22 TUE
Keith Williams says the Husker receivers responded well after their mistake-prone first half at Miami. More from Tuesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4,* 5*
Exceptions are being granted on the Big Ten's requirement of playing one nonconference Power 5 team per season.
See game highlights and more in this week's “Day by Day” installment.
Angry Dad says Shawn Eichorst has flipped the field on Husker Nation.
There's hope that De'Mornay Pierson-El could return to action next week. Meanwhile, Jack Gangwish deals with the frustration* of not playing.*
How much stadium Wi-Fi data do Husker fans use during a home game? The latest count is 4.2 terabytes.
For Dave Feit, Saturday was another Miami gut-punch.
Execution errors and injuries* have the defense working on solutions, but Mike Riley says it's no time to panic* as the Huskers move forward. | Notes: 1,* 2*
Jon Nyatawa wonders whether the Huskers' running game* can be counted on to deliver in crunch time. More commentary: York, Shatel*
The confidence* is back for placekicker Drew Brown.*
The Huskers say their conditioning paid off during the comback at Miami.
Linebacker Chris Weber of Elkhorn shares his walk-on story.*
21 MON
Defensive coordinator Mark Banker says Southern Miss will bring an offense similar to Miami's to Lincoln. More from Monday's practice: Video | Praise for Freedom* | Notes: 1, 2,* 3
What's your level of optimism or pessimism after the narrow loss to Miami? Poll questions here: 1, 2
Linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey will miss at least four weeks with a groin injury. More from Monday's press conference: Riley on Alex Lewis: 1,* 2,* 3 | Missed opportunities | Notes: 1, 2* | Audio & video
The Illinois game gets a 2:30 p.m. start and BTN telecast.
The Huskers don't intend to let the disappointment* of the 1-2 start keep them from contending for the Big Ten West championship. | Notes*
20 SUN
NU falls to No. 8 in Tom Dienhart's Big Ten rankings. | Rare 1-2 start
This week in Husker history: Frank Solich sets a school single-game record by rushing for 204 yards against Air Force.
See how Nebraska and Southern Miss stack up statistically.
19 SAT
Miami 36, Nebraska 33. After a dreadful start, the Huskers mount an incredible rally from 23 points down in the fourth quarter but fall in overtime. Look for coverage and multimedia on the game page | Commentary: Stryker, Johnson | Postgame video | McKewon analysis
The Huskers will wear their all-white uniforms today. More updates here.
Courtesy of the OWH, a look at the first Nebraska-Miami game, 1951.
“Sincerely, Lawrence Phillips”: See ESPN’s College GameDay feature on the former Nebraska running back. | Discuss
Two programs aiming to return to college football’s elite tangle today in South Florida. Here are the Husker-Miami scene-setters from Omaha,* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Grand Island (1, 2),* Miami (1, 2), Palm Beach* and Ft. Lauderdale.* Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Callahan, Baker.
18 FRI
Last Saturday provided proof of what a special place Nebraska continues to be for Barry Alvarez.
Here's a brief video of Friday's practice and team departure.
The ’96 Fiesta Bowl is No. 20 on ESPN.com's list of worst blowouts in sports history, and the ’83 Minnesota game is No. 64. | Game pages: 1, 2
The Associated Press, ESPN.com and USA Today preview the game.
Former assistant coach Rich Fisher addressed the past and the present at the Friday Football Breakfast in Omaha.
Yards allowed and turnovers appear to be pivotal stats in the Huskers' Power Five road games* of the last four seasons.
The Lincoln & Palm Beach papers preview the game in this video 3-pack.
Danny Langsdorf says on Sports Nightly that tight end Cethan Carter's return gives the Husker offense “a great weapon.”
17 THU
Some schools wanted him on defense, but Tommy Armstrong is showing that quarterback is where he belongs, Steve Sipple writes.
A Florida columnist says respectability, not a championship like in years past, will be Saturday's reward.
Hail Varsity revisits the Nebraska-Miami Gotham Bowl of 1962, and the OWH catches up with Kenny Calhoun,* Miami's hero of the 1984 Orange Bowl. | Traynowicz's “salute”* | Orange Bowl memories*
Fullback Andy Janovich is glad to be contributing again as a lead blocker. More player features: Terrell Newby,* Tyrin Ferguson,* Tyson Broekemeier.
Gary Ferman of CaneSport sees Miami's defense as a big question mark.
Having custom cleats for the two teams is said to be a first.
Mike Riley expects linebacker Josh Banderas to be “good to go” Saturday at Miami, but defensive tackle Vincent Valentine's status is doubtful. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4
Watch Mike Riley preview the game for BTN.
Here are the ABC/ESPN2 coverage maps for Saturday's game.
Athlon Sports catches up with Cory Ross, who doesn't hide his admiration for his former coach, Bill Callahan.
Columnists' corner: Jeremy Pernell previews the Miami game | Angry Dad thinks Mike Riley needed that kind of win | Tom Shatel* reflects on the Huskers' return to Miami | Matt Brown: History's shadow
The return of Cethan Carter* could give NU's offense an added dimension.
16 WED
Hail Varsity previews the game with its No Huddle video and numbers to know. More: LJS scouting report* | Scout.com NU-UM primer | OWH preview* | Notes*
Left, right, or up the gut? Here's a look at where the runs are going thus far for the 2015 Huskers.
Brad Kaaya put up big numbers last year in Lincoln, and the weapons are there* for a repeat performance.* | Onus on cornerbacks*
AP's Ralph Russo calls it the Has-Been Bowl and predicts a 27-23 Nebraska win. More picks here.
Dirk Chatelain says the topsy-turvy trends in the upper tier of college football should give the Huskers hope.*
Husker Dan has some pregame thoughts to share.
Rob Zatechka talks about going on the road for the first time and how it's not as pressure-filled as it might seem.
Secondary coach Brian Stewart expects the Hurricanes to test Husker cornerback Daniel Davie early and often.
Members of the 1965 team will have a rare opportunity come bowl season.
Rutgers suspends coach Kyle Flood for three games and fines him $50,000 for contacting a faculty member over a player's grade.
Previewing the game: ’Canes’ O-line issues | Road test | Heat on Golden
Saturday's game matches two traditional powers attempting to re-climb a formidable hill, Mitch Sherman writes. | No nostalgia
Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for the Miami game are here.
Chris Weber didn't waste his rare chance to start at linebacker.*
Saturday's Legends Radio guests: Terrell Farley and Jeff Makovicka.
The return of Sam Foltz* means the hunt for an extra punter is over.
Nebraska's defensive backs work on their deep-ball coverage* as they prepare to face Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya. | Notes: 1,* 2*
Former Husker safety Jeff Krejci, now a bank president, went from walking on to being inducted in the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame.
15 TUE
The ’Canes have rallied around defensive coordinator Mark D’Onofrio, who took some heat after Friday night's woeful first half.*
Hall-of-Famer Will Shields will make an appearance in Omaha on Wednesday night to promote the Kansas City Chiefs.
Danny Langsdorf says he's impressed with Tommy Armstrong's decision-making, and Armstrong says he's is comfortable with less running.* More from Tuesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3, 4 | Photos
Miami has regained the services of wide receiver Stacy Coley, who was injured in the Hurricanes' opener.
Terrell Newby and Brad Kaaya have a friendship going back to preschool.
Tommy Armstrong tops Athlon Sports' list of 10 quarterbacks looking for a statement performance this week.
Tyrin Ferguson is providing depth at linebacker as a true freshman. More player features: Jonathan Rose,* Jordan Nelson,* Lane Hovey
14 MON
The scuffles in last year's Miami-Nebraska game* in Lincoln haven't been forgotten, as Mike Riley has learned, and the Huskers want to keep their emotions in check* this time. | Memorable history
Michael Rose-Ivey and Jonathan Rose have received their Blackshirts. More from Monday's practice: Video | Banker on cornerback play | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4 | HuskerMax Report
Cornerback Chris Jones and running back Devine Ozigbo* say they're ready for bigger roles if they're called upon. | Jones Q&A*
Special fans inspire Nebraska's newcomer student-athletes in a life-skills event at Memorial Stadium.
Three-star wide receiver Derrion Grim has flipped his commitment from Boise State* to the Huskers. | Highlights | 2016 commits
The Huskers will wear personalized, hand-painted cleats at Miami.
Cethan Carter is officially back from suspension, and Mike Riley* has several injury updates. More from today's press conference: Audio & video | A case for satellite camps* | Notes: 1, 2*
Check out the videos from this week's “Day by Day” program.
Going to Miami? Here's some fan info for Saturday's game.
Dallas' Randy Gregory could miss several weeks with an ankle injury.
Big plays have been in short supply for the Husker offense, even though Nebraska leads the nation in plays of 10 or more yards.
Sound off on these two poll questions Saturday's performance in Lincoln and this week's challenge at Miami.
Terrell Newby earns a share of Big Ten player of the week honors.
The Jaguars’ time in Lincoln included an inspirational talk from Johnny Rodgers the evening before the game.
Jeremy Pernell and Dave Feit offer their thoughts on Saturday's win.
Sam McKewon sees better cornerback play* as crucial for the Huskers against Miami. | Edge for ’Canes?
Tommy Armstrong is spreading the wealth among the Husker wideouts.
Nebraska's facilities were an eye-opener for BTN's Glen Mason.*
13 SUN
Adam Carriker is glad to see the return of the running game.
Miami linebacker Darrion Owens suffers a season-ending knee injury.
Postgame reports: Hip-Hip-Hoorays and Yays & Nays*
Danny Langsdorf and Mark Banker give their thoughts about Miami.
The ’Canes’ the advantage in recruiting star power.
Ameer Abudullah goes 24 yards for a touchdown on his first NFL carry and adds a 48-yard kickoff return.
Miami has the overall edge in the season's first stats matchup.
This week in Husker history: An upset win at Texas, a 21-21 tie at USC, and the passing of Lyell Bremser.
12 SAT
From the OWH, a day in the life of a ticket scalper.*
Former Husker Josh Bullocks shares his Hall of Fame wisdom.
Nebraska 48, South Alabama 9. The Huskers roll behind Terrell Newby's big game on the ground, but the defense shows vulnerability to the deep pass. Go to the the game page for coverage. | Postgame audio & video | Commentary: Stryker, Johnson | Big Red Over-Reaction
Husker QB commit Patrick O'Brien has another big game.
The Huskers will try to bounce back tonight from last week's heartbreaker against a speedy South Alabama squad. Here's the pregame scoop from Omaha,* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Grand Island (1, 2)* and Mobile. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Callahan.
11 FRI
Next week's opponent, Miami, struggles for 2½ quarters with Florida Atlantic before pulling away for a 44-20 win.
See Glen Mason's analysis of the Nebraska-South Alabama matchup.
Former Husker linebacker Jerry Murtaugh had stories and opinions to share at the Friday Football Breakfast in Omaha.
The Huskers know they must be ready for the Jaguars' speed. More game previews: AP | Big Red Report
Predictably, the game predictions all favor Nebraska so far.
A gift of life* forever binds the Cavanaugh and Langsdorf families.
Keith Williams' rules* make it clear what's expected of the receivers when the ball goes their way. | Moore's fresh start* | Reilly's versatility*
Dave Feit recaps the good and bad of the BYU game.
Big venues are nothing new to the Jaguars' upperclassmen.
Former Husker staffer Lance Leipold* gets ready to take his Buffalo team into Happy Valley.
Catching up with a future Husker: Patrick O'Brien.*
Nebraska is No. 10* in a Wal-Mart ranking of team merchandise sales.
10 THU
It's a double celebration this weekend for Harry Wilson as the former Husker halfback reunites with his 1965 teammates and enters the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame. | Big game vs. Sooners
Mark Banker* is happy to have Michael Rose-Ivey and Jonathan Rose returning to the lineup. Much more from his radio appearance here.*
Cethan Carter will remain suspended for the South Alabama game, Mike Riley tells reporters after Thursday's practice. More: Help at punter* | Video | Notes: 1,* 2*
From Sam McKewon, a brief history of recent running quarterbacks at Nebraska and their injuries.
ESPN analysts break down the X’s & O’s of BYU's Hail Mary.
See which recruits* are on the list of visitors this weekend.
The LJS's Brian Rosenthal breaks down the Huskers for AL.com and doesn't expect Nebraska to approach the South Alabama game lightly.
Derek Johnson does some rethinking on first-down play-calling.
This weekend's reunion of the 1965 team* has Tom Shatel reflecting on the Huskers' ups and downs. | Championship chase
The offensive line* has its sights set on eliminating its first-game inconsistencies. Notes*
Angry Dad Angry Dad explains this is why you hire Scott Frost.
Player features: Brandon Reilly, Tyson Broekemeier
South Alabama is the fourth college stop* in the circuitous journey of quarterback Cody Clements. | Previews: OWH,* LJS*
09 WED
Hear what Rob Zatechka says about the O-line, the quarterbacking, the running game and more in the wake of the opening-game loss.
A former coach breaks down some key plays from the BYU game in Hail Varsity's Tale of the Tape feature.
Game-prep material: South Alabama preview | Numbers to know
We have a two-pack of poll questions after game one: 1, 2
The Huskers add Central Michigan to their 2020 schedule.
Mike Cavanaugh plans to stick with no rotating* on the O-line.
They got their first playing time and are ready for more: Mikale Wilbon, Freedom Akinmoladun,* Ross Dzuris (1* 2*).
The defense looks to do better at cutting off QB escape routes.*
Coaches Mike Riley and Joey Jones have a Bear Bryant connection.
08 TUE
Will the Huskers have another McNeese State* on their hands Saturday?
One former Husker assistant replaces another at Texas as the caller of plays on offense.
Here are videos and notes (1, 2, 3,* 4,* 5) from Tuesday's practice.
ESPN analyst Merril Hoge gushes about Husker fans and his game-day experience in this radio interview. | More
Watch Mike Riley explain the X's and O's of one of the Huskers' basic formations on offense. | HuskerOnline breakdown
Mike Riley says the Huskers were hurt at times by lane-integrity issues* in the interior defensive line against BYU.
Tommy Armstrong, who has been wearing a protective boot on his right foot, is expected to practice this afternoon.
Our printable rosters and two-deeps for Saturday night are here.
Saturday's Legends Radio guests: Milt Tenopir and Zach & Erik Wiegert.
07 MON
Considering the competition, the narrow loss doesn't exactly bode ill for the Huskers' chances in the Big Ten West, Tom Shatel* says. | What needs fixing: 1, 2* | Notes: 1,* 2*
Mikale Wilbon was confident and comfortable* in his first college game, thanks to a year of seasoning as a redshirt. More player features: Tyson Broekemeier,* Dylan Utter*
The chemistry* between Tommy Armstrong and Jordan Westerkamp was evident Saturday. | 1K for Westy?
Former Husker Adam Carriker sees Saturday's loss as a learning and growing experience, albeit a frustrating one.
Husker Dan says it took a perfect storm for BYU to win in Lincoln.
From Derek Johnson, a collection of Nebraska-BYU in tweets.
Time's running out to enter to win two tickets to Wisconsin @ Nebraska and two nights at the Cornhusker Hotel.
South Alabama's speed on offense has the Blackshirts' attention, Mark Banker says after Monday's practice. | Notes: 1, 2
Jack Gangwish will be out for a few weeks with an elbow injury,* Mike Riley says. More from Monday's press conference: Moving forward | York commentary
Sam McKewon* and Steve Sipple* agree that the Huskers won't go far without an improved running game.
06 SUN
Stanley Jean-Baptiste is signed to the Detroit Lions' practice squad after being cut by the New Orleans Saints.
The freshmen who played extensively on defense* had their moments, but they also showed there is plenty of room for growth. | Streaky offense* | Yays & nays*
Quarterback Terry Wilson has switched his commitment to Oregon.
This week in Husker history: Every home game on TV? It happened way earlier than you probably think.
05 SAT
BYU 33, Nebraska 28. The Huskers rally but then lose on a Hail Mary in Mike Riley's debut. Coverage and multimedia can be found on the game page. | Commentary: Stryker, Pernell, Johnson | Postgame video
Here we go: It's the unveiling of a new era today as Mike Riley's Huskers face a stern test in the form of BYU. Get the pregame lowdown from Omaha (1, 2, 3),* Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),* Grand Island (1, 2), Salt Lake City (1, 2, 3) and Provo. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Harmon, Callahan.
Kenny Bell is placed on injured reserve, essentially ending his season.
Flashback to 1995: Jared Tomich,* from walk-on to All-American.
The first Nebraska Athletics Hall of Fame* inductees are honored at a private ceremony in Lincoln
04 FRI
Darnell Dickson analyzes the matchup and predicts a BYU win.
A major test awaits Nebraska's young linebackers in a game that's a measuring stick for the program's new regime.
Be among the first to get the LiviN the Life with Riley T-shirt.
Jason Peter is featured in the first newly formatted Big Red Breakfast.
Dave Feit has these lingering questions about the 2015 Huskers.
Angry Dad takes a nice and simple approach to Mike Riley.
Steve Sipple addresses some myths about tackling in practice.*
Experience has let Tommy Armstrong become a more nuanced leader.*
Mike Riley is in for a whole new experience* Saturday, Dirk Chatelain writes. | Setting the tone | Notes*
Here's a rundown of the recruits who'll make official visits Saturday.
Future Husker profile: Running back Aphonso Thomas.*
Easing up* isn't part of Jack Gangwish's on-the field repertoire.
KETV brings us up to date on Alex Henery, whose favorite moment as a Husker is no surprise.
03 THU
Nebraska's five suspended players for Saturday's game* have been announced by Mike Riley*: Michael Rose-Ivey, Cethan Carter, Jonathan Rose, Robby Painter and Joe Keels. More from Thursday's practice: Audio & video | McKewon's takes* | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4, 5 | Updated PDF
Alex Lewis says the offense's slower pace could help the O-line.
The Flashback Dept.: The last 0-1 start | Solich's debut
Is the national media pulling for Mike Riley? These quotes suggest so.
Memorial Stadium policies on beverage containers are being relaxed Saturday because of the heat.* | Gameday pointers*
Jeff Kinney shares Game of the Century* memories at a fan breakfast in Omaha. See the videos of Kinney's remarks and Sam McKewon's observations about the current team.
NU's bike valet program aims to ease the game-day parking pinch.
Jeremy Pernell wraps up his position previews with the special teams.
Darnell Dickson sees similarities between the BYU and NU faithful.
A reshaped Maliek Collins* is aiming for Suh-like* stats. | Video
Rob Zatechka sees a shootout coming Saturday, and he discusses whether the distractions matter.
The OWH's Lee Barfknecht predicts a close Husker win.* | More picks
Stumbles by Nebraska and other college football blue-bloods opened the door to BYU's unlikely 1984 national title.*
Quincy Enunwa's emergence has been a surprise for the Jets.
The injuries at receiver* have a silver lining: Increased chemistry between Tommy Armstrong and the whole receiving corps.
BYU has sharpened its passing game* to reduce Taysom Hill's run frequency — and injury exposure.
Hail Varsity's fast-paced No Huddle video has four questions for Nebraska-BYU and more.
Daniel Davie is likely to face a tall order* Saturday. | Notes*
The LJS* and OWH* break down the Cougars.
02 WED
Matt Davison talks with BTN about the lawsuit against Mike Riley and the opener against BYU in these videos.
Is Husker quarterback commit Terry Wilson as good as gone? “I do see myself playing for Oregon,” he says as he gets set to visit Eugene.
Tom Osborne shares lessons in athletics, coaching, mentoring and life in an interview with Finding Mastery.
Dave Feit takes up the P.A. fiasco and more in his latest hot takes.
From Utah come by-the-numbers looks at Nebraska and the game.
Mike Riley is named as a defendant in a suit against Oregon State over an alleged 1999 off-campus sexual assault. | Riley statement | Discuss
Lawrence Phillips faces a murder charge in his cellmate's death.
Jeremy Pernell previews the defensive backs, who will be tested by the demands of Mark Banker's cover-four scheme.
Jack Gangwish's toils on the scout team made his Blackshirt* mean that much more.
BYU's pace* on offense* will challenge the Husker defense.
01 TUE
Jordan Westerkamp's knack for making the tough catch comes from years of practice. | Reilly's rebound
Jeff Kinney reflects on the 1970 and ’71 title teams in this OWH interview.
“Day by Day,” the season's first Nebraska Football Show installment, is viewable here.
A Utah columnist says Bronco Mendenhall's secrecy about BYU's sus­pensions is only making matters worse. | Cornerback facing charges
The Husker offensive line will be tested by BYU's multiple stunts and fronts,* Danny Langsdorf says. More from Tuesday's practice: Audio | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4 | Photos: 1, 2,* 3
From a recruiting perspective, the Huskers have an edge over BYU in star ratings, but the Cougars are an older squad.
Husker Dan takes you through each game in his upbeat season forecast.
BYU players say they won't be intimidated by their Lincoln visit.
Jon Schuetz won't be the stadium P.A. announcer,* thanks to a social media post critical of Harvey Perlman after Bo Pelini's firing. Lane Grindle will take his place. | Discuss
Sports Illustrated puts Lavonte David on one of its 5 NFL preview covers.
Tommy Armstrong is No. 37 in Athlon's ranking of starting quarterbacks. Meanwhile, Maliek Collins is No. 32 in Fox Sports' top 40 at all positions.
Our printable rosters and depth charts for game-day viewing are ready.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Jon Bowling and Scott Shanle.
Jeremy Pernell previews the linebackers and says the position has gone from a concern to a possible asset during fall camp.
From Dave Feit, ten reasons for pessimism about the 2015 Huskers.
Bo Pelini is seen as a symbol of hope that Youngstown – both the football program and the Steel Valley city – can rise again.*