• There are risks and rewards as the Huskers raise the bar in recruiting, Sam McKewon writes.
• Linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey sees his senior season as a chance to rewrite* the story of his Nebraska career.
• There's nothing random about the recruiting staff's social media strategy.
• Saturday's Legends Radio guests: Billy Devaney & Shawn Eichorst.
• On his last day as chancellor, Harvey Perlman discusses the trajectory of Husker athletics in this KLIN interview.
• An Iowa newspaper looks at what must change for Nebraska to stage a turnaround in 201. | Opponent previews: Oregon, Fresno State.
• BTN.com's Tom Dienhart ranks the Huskers' young defensive line fifth in the Big Ten West.
• Nebraska was involved in just one of the 12 most-watched Big Ten football games of 2015.
• The NCAA adopts a new rule that clarifies how to fill bowl slots when not enough 6-6 teams are available.
• The Huskers are hiring up to 200 football event staff workers as part of an effort to boost customer service.
• Defensive end Robert Porcher IV of Orlando has committed* to the Huskers.* | 2017 class | 2017. | Highlights | Discuss
• Tommy Armstrong returns to Lincoln with lessons from Eli Manning.
• Old memories come back to life as Tad Stryker unveils part one of his list of best Huskers at every jersey number.
• Big Ten funding disparities continue among the three newest members.
• Buddy Ryan, the former NFL coach who died Tuesday, came up with the Oklahoma State defensive scheme that almost beat Nebraska in 1998.
• Fan Day is set for Aug. 3 and will be 30 minutes longer than usual.
• A USA Today blogger calls Nebraska's Keith Williams the most motivational coach in college football. | Discuss
• Former Husker assistant Monte Kiffin is honored for his coaching career by the Professional Football Writers of America.
• Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter talks about his two new coordinators and the challenge of the opener at Nebraska. | Oregon preview
• Ameer Abdullah and several other former Huskers return to Lincoln for a youth football camp.*
• Our new forum software is up and running. Bookmark the new address: http://forum.huskermax.com
• Michael Rose-Ivey discusses the linebackers in this KLIN segment.
• BTN.com's Tom Dienhart ranks Nebraska's offensive backfield second in the Big Ten West.
• Mike Riley touches on multiple topics in an extended version of a May interview with KETV. | Discuss
• This week in Husker history: Former Husker quarterback John Howell is killed by a lightning strike at age 30.
• Sam McKewon sees a lot of clunkers* on the Big Ten nonconference schedules, but Oregon-Nebraska isn't one of them.
• Former Husker QB Mike Grant* is now on the hunt for Nebraska prep talent as an assistant at Wyoming. | Vedral to UCF*
• Quarterback commit Tristan Gebbia* is an important voice in the Huskers' corner as Nebraska attempts to land more top recruits.
• Register now for the Uplifting Athletes Road Race on July 17 in Lincoln.
• It'll be a star-studded weekend in Lincoln as top prospects visit and the Huskers wrap up* their Friday Night Lights* camps. | Lenoir to Ducks
• Brenda Tracy feels a great weight was lifted* in her extraordinary visits with Mike Riley and the football team. | In her own words | Video & audio | Commentary: Dodd, Shatel* | Riley statement*
• Masry Mapieu, the Huskers' 2018 commit at defensive tackle, has gone through changes* on and off the field.
• Hail Varsity deep-dives into a dozen years' worth of mostly unfavorable turnover trends for the Huskers.
• Lamar Jackson is seen by ESPN.com as the Huskers' top newcomer.
• Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Ricky Greene & Tim Petersen.
• The OWH runs down the latest batch of recruiting offers.*
• Randy York says Tyronn Lue deserves a Memorial Stadium salute.
• Athlon ranks the college coaches and has Mike Riley at No. 41.
• Tom Shatel sees a lot to like* in the Big Ten's continued media-rights alliance with ESPN.
• Brenda Tracy says she wants to be a voice for other victims.*
• Mike Riley and Shawn Eichorst will visit with fans in four Nebraska towns Tuesday: Valentine, Scottsbluff, Gering and Hastings.
• This week in Husker history: Former Husker Clinton Ross is called upon to do a different sort of recruiting.
• Several more Huskers make the cut for CFL rosters.
• Steve Sipple says Mike Riley's even-keeled manner is not only refreshing but also effective.
• Gang-rape survivor Brenda Tracy issues an open letter in advance of her trip this week to Lincoln.
• The Big Ten West race may hinge on the play of the contrasting quarterbacks* at Iowa and Nebraska, Sam McKewon writes.
• Radio host Nick Bahe* drew inspiration from his dad, ex-Husker Ritch Bahe, when facing serious health issues in recent months.
• New Husker Austin Allen is named boys prep athlete of the year by the Grand Island Independent.
• The defensive line may be green, but Kevin Maurice says its more than capable of doing great things.
• Yoshi Hardrick makes the cut* with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
• Defensive tackle Masry Mapieu of York High commits to the Huskers* for 2018. | Highlights | Discuss | Friday camp notes: 1, 2,* 3*
• Broc Bando, the IMG Academy offensive lineman from Lincoln,* has committed* to the Huskers. | Highlights | 2017 class | Discuss
• Utah graduate transfer Stevie Tuikolovatu * opts for Southern Cal.
• Former Husker Ameer Abdullah says his time off because of a shoulder injury will make him a smarter player.
• Dennis Dodd unveils CBSSports.com's Mount Rushmore for Nebraska football in this video.
• Five-star receiver Joseph Lewis says he'll make an unofficial visit* this weekend for Nebraska's Friday Night Lights camp, and Mike Riley is hoping for a good fan turnout* | Discuss
• Nate Gerry tops HuskerOnline's rankings of Big Ten safeties.
• Trev Alberts is happy to have his face on this barroom floor.
• Here's a brief look at NU vs. Oregon from a West Coast perspective.
• Sam McKewon says Shawn Eichorst has already begun improving as a communicator* with the media and the public.
• Mike Riley doesn't expect any roster additions via transfers, and he says DeMornay Pierson-El is on track for fall camp. | Recruiting talk*
• A ranking service with a more-than-respectable track record has Huskers projected at No. 7 nationally. | Discuss
• Fresno State's retooled staff has a familiar name at offensive coordinator.
• Who besides Osborne and Devaney are among Nebraska's top five coaches of all time? ESPN.com says Stiehm, Booth and Bible.
• Jordan Westerkamp and Nate Gerry make Athlon Sports' All-Big Ten first team, and seven other Huskers are second-, third- or fourth-teamers.
• Baseball's Jake Placzek is Saturday's Legends Radio Show guest.
• Shawn Eichorst says changes are being made in response to the outside review* of the Athletic Department.
• Part 1 of the Jordan Westerkamp Chronicles looks at the receiver's decision to go to Nebraska.
• Nebraska assistant Keith Williams* is on the receiving end of another Twitter taunt* from his Ohio State counterpart. | Discuss
• HuskerOnline ranks Joshua Kalu as the Big Ten's No. 4 cornerback.
• The final coroner's report* provides new details about Lawrence Phillips' death, and former Husker assistant coach George Darlington says it makes a convincing case for suicide.
• A juco defensive end from Iowa Western is among the latest to get Nebraska recruiting offers.*
• CBSSports.com's Tom Fornelli sees the 2016 Huskers falling short of a nine-win regular season.
• An outside review finds the Athletic Department performing well but with room for improvement* in communication and collaboration. | PDF | Sipple: Calm waters* | Discuss
• Nebraska commit Austin Allen's knee rehab will sideline him for 4 to 6 months.
• Tom Shatel says fewer seats could mean a better experience* at Memorial Stadium.
• Husker Dan invites you to play golf and help our veterans.
• Monday's Big Man Camp* leads to an offer for Daniel Parker Jr., a D-lineman from the same Missouri high school as the Davis twins. | Kitrells day | Observations: Callahan, McKewon*
• The Oregon game gets a 2:30 p.m. national telecast on ABC,* and the Wyoming game will be on ESPN2 at 11 a.m. | Discuss
• ESPN.com's Jeremy Crabtree makes note of Mike Riley's success over the years with satellite camps.
• Billy Devaney's* expertise is being applied to more than just football.
• Monday's Big Man Camp* will feature most of the state's top linemen, all of them gunning for a Nebraska offer.
• An Illinois newspaper examines pay and perks in the Big Ten.
• This week in Husker history: The path to the 1936 Summer Olympics begins for three-sport Husker Paul Amen.
• Fans weigh in on the sellout streak and say donation requirements* are a major disincentive to buy season tickets. | Discuss
• Recruiting in the Los Angeles area is nothing new* for the Huskers, but the Calibraska buzz is.
• Freshman linebacker Greg Simmons' inner drive* helped him overcome tough obstacles in South Florida.
• New Husker Ben Stille is the LJS's state boys Athlete of the Year.*
• Shawn Eichorst sees room for improvement* in the Huskers' ninth-place average finish in Big Ten competition across all sports.
• NFL.com places Roger Craig, Irving Fryar, Will Shields and Neil Smith on its Mount Rushmore of Husker NFL players.
• Former Husker Ameer Abdullah will host charity youth football camps July 9 and 10 in Lincoln and Omaha.
• A number of prospects stood out at the Friday Night Lights* camp in Lincoln.* | Photos: 1, 2* | Video | Notes*
• This month holds several opportunities for top recruits* on the Huskers' board to visit Lincoln for the first time.
• Who is the most exciting Husker? Jordan Westerkamp, says ESPN.com.
• Safety Kieron Williams is approaching his junior season with an enhanced sense of motivation.*
• Johnny Rodgers takes his teamwork message to kids in Iowa City.
• Freshman spotlight: Offensive tackle Matt Farniok.
• Phil Steele expects a much improved Nebraska team this season.
• It's anyone's guess* how many fans will show up for the upcoming Friday Night Lights camps in Memorial Stadium.
• Third-and-short could be a barometer for the offense in 2016.
• Tight end prospect Cade Otten* has longtime family ties to Mike Riley.
• The OWH looks at the history and future of the sellout streak.*
• Why is a Husker fan on a quest for a 22-year-old photo from a stranger's wedding in Lincoln? Let Randy York explain.
• Steve Sipple sees a challenging balancing act* facing Shawn Eichorst and Mike Riley.
• Memorial Stadium will be open to the public for the Friday Night Lights Elite Camps on June 10, 17 and 24.
• Athlon's Big Ten predictions include a key question involving Nebraska.
• The Orlando Sentinel has six Nebraska opponents outside the top 80 in its college football countdown: Purdue, Wyoming, Illinois, Maryland, Fresno State, Indiana.
• HuskerOnline ranks Nick Gates as the Big Ten's No. 2 offensive tackle.
• Nebraska tight end commit Austin Allen injures a knee playing basketball.
• Former Husker Josh Mitchell* is grateful for his opportunity in the CFL.
• Four-star offensive tackle Alijah Vera-Tucker* from California arrives for an unofficial visit to Lincoln. | Backyard camping*
• Rivals national recruiting analyst Adam Gorney says of the Calibraska movement: There really is something special happening in Lincoln. | Gebbia video | Keyshawn Jr. cant wait | Latest offers*
• Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin are each given 100-to-1 national championship odds by a Las Vegas sportsbook.
• Tom Shatel takes his turn at assessing the sellout streak's* future.
• UCLA's Angus McClure says Nebraska improved over the course of 2015.
• Another California satellite camp is joining the Huskers' lineup this week.
• Mike Riley is No. 9 college football coach in Twitter followers.
• The Nebraska Athletics service trip to the Dominican Republic was an eye-opener for current* and former Huskers.
• Nebraska linebacker commit Avery Roberts moves up from unranked to No. 77 in Rivals latest top 100. | Highlights
• True freshman Lamar Jackson could provide early help* at cornerback.
• Former QBs are upbeat about Tristan Gebbia's upside
• Five-star receiver Tyjon Lindsey puts Nebraska in his final nine* and sets an Aug. 22* commitment date. | Highlights
• Steve Sipple views this season as crucial* to the sellout streak's survival.
• Check out video, photos (1, 2, 3) and notes (1, 2*) from Sunday's California satellite camp, described by Mike Riley as particularly productive.
• Mike Riley says there are no hiccups academically for the 2016 recruiting class, who have been arriving in Lincoln over the weekend.
• This week in Husker history: Gale Sayers commits to Nebraska.
• Sunday's big Calabasas* satellite camp has been moved to a different location because of a wildfire.
• Freshman spotlight: defensive back Tony Butler.
• Lavonte David is named the No. 53 player in the NFL by his peers.
• Complex Sports looks at the business-minded side of Ndamukong Suh.
• Sports on Earth's Matt Brown says the Huskers' 6-7 finish in 2015 is no reason to panic.
• A quarter of the 2,000 available season tickets* are gone after 24 hours, but that's behind last year's pace. | Friday update*
• Scott Raridon and son John recruited by Nebraska 37 years apart, and the process has changed more than a little during that time.
• Steve Sipple says Eric Crouch has already waited too long* for enshrinement in the College Football Hall of Fame.
• Sports Illustrated looks at Richie Incognito's transformation from NFL pariah to relevancy. | Discuss
• Incoming freshman wide receiver JD Spielman is pleased with the progress of his knee rehab.
• The university's payments to Bo Pelini's former assistants at Nebraska are expected to exceed $1.9 million.*
• LSU star Leonard Fournette takes the high road in a Twitter exchange with Husker commit Avery Roberts.
• Heres a video on the first satellite camp of the season involving NU.
• Oregon sexual-assault victim Brenda Tracy says her Lincoln visit will be a time for healing.
• The OWH recaps the Huskers latest recruiting offers.*
• Nearly two dozen blind or visually impaired kids take part in a special Tunnel Walk at Memorial Stadium.
• Quarterback Eric Crouch and offensive tackle Zach Wiegert are on the 2017 ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame,* and former Husker Allen Zikmund is on the divisional ballot for his coaching career.
• Season ticket sales to the public begin today.
• Pro Football Focus rates Jordan Westerkamp as college football's top returning wide receiver* for 2016.
• The versatility* of incoming freshman JoJo Domann has its roots in his father's coaching style.
• Steve Sipple says Nick Saban has valid concerns about satellite camps.*