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October 2016

31 MON
Jeremy Pernell issues his October grades for the Huskers.
Defensive tackle Kevin Maurice receives high praise but says he’s just doing “what I’m supposed to do.” | Pierson-El Q&A*
View the Nebraska Football Show's extended game highlights.
It's part 2 of a historically tough* two-game road stretch, but the Huskers seemed primed* for the challenge.*
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he's focused on Nebraska and isn't surprised* by the Huskers' turnaround. | Video
The Huskers recognize that Ohio State is beatable,* and they say motivation won't be an issue after the loss at Wisconsin.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Mike Caputo & P.J. Smith
Nathan Gerry is one of 18 semifinalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award.
Pro Football Focus issues its player grades for Nebraska vs. Wisconsin.
Tommy Armstrong leads Big Ten QBs in third-down conversion efficiency.
Mike Riley says Tanner Farmer will miss* the Ohio State game, while Dedrick Young is questionable and Cethan Carter may return. More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4 | Depth chart
30 SUN
The Huskers must rediscover a rhythm on offense,* but it's easier said than done, Steve Sipple writes. More commentary: McKewon's rewind* | Yays & nays* | Husker Mike | Jesse Temple | Five burning questions
The O-line's injury bug* is keeping the coaches scrambling.
Here's Randy York's photo essay from the Wisconsin game.
BTN's “The Journey” will feature Sam Foltz and his legacy in a segment that will air Tuesday night. Here are some advance excerpts.
Nebraska slips to No. 10 in the latest coaches' poll and No. 9 in AP. | McKewon's ballot* | Discuss
This week in Husker history: Nebraska upsets Pitt in the first Husker game to air on commercial radio.
Hear highlights and analysis of the Wisconsin game on Big Red Replay.
The Buckeyes have a strong edge in the NU-OSU stats matchup.
Adam Carriker says the Huskers earned respect despite the loss.
29 SAT

Marcus Newby pass breakup
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Wisconsin 23, Nebraska 17. The Huskers fall in overtime at Camp Randall after clawing back from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter. Get the details on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | McKewon recap | Postgame presser
Next week's opponent, Ohio State, holds off Northwestern, 24-20.
Watch Rafael Gaglianone's pregame entrance with the NU specialists.*
Sam McKewon lists 5 keys* to beating Wisconsin. | Video | Travel roster
Two Badgers who had been listed as questionable – O-lineman Jacob Maxwell and cornerback/returner Natrell Jamerson – will miss the game.
In a poll of coaches, Ndamukong Suh is the No. 4 most fearsome college football player of all time.
Watch Kirk Herbstreit break down Tommy Armstrong's growth at QB.
The Huskers can quiet the doubters and take control of the Big Ten West race tonight, but they must do so at a place where recent NU teams have fallen far short. Here are the Nebraska-Wisky pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Omaha (1, 2),* Milwaukee and Madison. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Hamar, Heady, Collins, Oates, Callahan, Schaefer.
28 FRI
A former pro punter is hoping to get Sam Foltz's name called in the 2017 NFL draft.
Nebraska has an unexpected World Series moment as “There Is No Place Like Nebraska” is played at Wrigley Field.
It's been a season of day-by-day improvement for Kevin Maurice.
Brandon Vogel isn't expecting another Madison meltdown by the Huskers.
Mike Riley makes the 18-member midseason Dodd Trophy watch list.
Get primed for the game with KLIN's Friday Husker Tailgate.
Matt Davison previews the game on BTN and says holding up in the trenches will be key for the Huskers. | Predictions
Faux Pelini sits down with the Washington Post to discuss the current state of Husker football fandom. | Discuss
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Mike Andersen & John Reece.
The OWH details the challenge Danny Langsdorf and the offense face in moving the ball against Wisconsin's defense.
Kent Titze, the “Real Life Herbie Husker,” could use your vote.
27 THU
The Riley Way: Dirk Chatelain examines the Huskers' culture shift* and why it took time to get positive results. | Football in perspective | Sipple on stability* | Discuss
A win Saturday would put NU in the Big Ten West driver's seat.
Nebraska flashback: Dan Alexander* | Future Husker: Deontre Thomas*
Pro Football Focus names Nate Gerry a midseason All-American.
The training room* has had a high occupancy rate lately.
As expected, Cethan Carter is the only Husker who will miss Saturday's game. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4*
Wisconsin cornerback Derrick Tindal, listed as questionable earlier in the week, will play against Nebraska. | Badger notes
ESPN.com looks at Nebraska's efforts to bring back the Pipeline glory days on the offensive line.
Life lessons have come early and too often for Spencer Lindsay, who lost his two best friends in less than three years.
Mike Riley makes Rivals.com's list of five most underrated coaches.
Here's an X's-and-O's look at some plays that worked vs. Purdue.
There are many shuffle scenarios in the event of O-line injuries Saturday.
Athlon Sports previews the game and says Badgers 24, Huskers 20. | More predictions | What's your pick?
Former Husker Andy Janovich is earning a new nickname with his rugged play for the Denver Broncos.
The OWH provides an update on the status of Nebraska's California recruiting targets.*
Sam Foltz's spirit isn't being forgotten by Wisconsin's specialists.
What will happen in the biggest game of the year so far? Adam Carriker gives his keys to victory and his final prediction for Nebraska-Wisconsin.
Dave Feit has his Big Ten power rankings and Purdue game review.
26 WED
Lee Barfknecht sees a lot yesteryear's Nebraska in today's Badgers. | Alvarez: Wisconsin's Devaney*
Mike Cavanaugh says his O-line needs to do better at sustaining blocks.*
With fixes still to be made, Mark Banker isn't ready to savor* the defense's improvement.
Meet Sister Mary, the nun who's hooked on the Huskers.
Danny Langsdorf says the O-line must be sound in its technique against Wisconsin's stellar defense. Meanwhile, Jordan Westerkamp* says he's feeling good and glad to be back. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4* | Updates
Colin Cowherd rejects the notion that the Huskers are title contenders.
Wisconsin is looking to its running backs to bolster the Badgers' passing game. | Wis. notes
Here's Hail Varsity's No Huddle preview of Saturday's game.
On BTN, Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt discusses the Badger defense and what it must do against Tommy Armstrong and Nebraska.
Mike Riley is 42nd on USA Today's list of coaches' pay. | Pricey buyouts
Rob Zatechka says Nebraska might need an alternative offensive game plan against the Badgers' stout defense.
Road wins over ranked teams have been rare for the Huskers since Tom Osborne left the Nebraska sideline.
What would a win over Wisconsin mean? Adam Carriker says it's all about national respect and perception.
25 TUE
Mark Banker isn't complaining about the under-the-radar* nature of the Blackshirts' improvement this season. | Gerry* expects “boxing match”
Injuries have forced a lot of shuffling on Wisconsin's offensive line. | Motivated linebacker*
At home and on the road, the Huskers share an enduring bond* with Sam Foltz's family. | Reunion in Wisconsin: 1, 2*
The Milwaukee paper scouts the Huskers.
Brad Simpson took a proactive route to become a special teams warrior.*
Shawn Eichorst is advocating an NCAA committee's comprehensive package of proposed recruiting reforms, including early signing periods.
Wisconsin's big offensive line will be a challenge for the Husker defense. More from Tuesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3* | Photos: 1, 2*
Campus Insiders' Pete Fiutak previews the game in this video and predicts a Wisconsin win.
The Giants release former Husker Josh Brown in the midst of the NFL's reopened domestic abuse investigation. | Earlier Carriker commentary
Pro Football Focus analyzes the Huskers’ strengths and weaknesses by way of seven key stats.
Which Husker will be Nebraska's X-factor against Wisconsin? Athlon Sports lists four candidates.
SB Nation and the OWH* publish emails to and from Hal Daub, Hank Bounds and Ronnie Green following the Sept. 24 anthem protest.
Nebraska-Wisconsin is one of college football's best new rivalries, says ESPN.com's Jesse Temple.
24 MON
Receiver/returner De'Mornay Pierson-El is getting back into a groove* in a season he considered sitting out.
The 2016 Huskers see Camp Randall Stadium, scene of a couple of recent Nebraska horror stories,* as their proving ground.
Drew Brown's return to Wisconsin, the state where the Sam Foltz tragedy occurred, holds special meaning for the Husker kicker. | Q&A*
Tom Shatel says Mike Riley is wise to reach out to Tom Osborne.*
Dylan Utter doesn't expect Wisconsin's defense to falter without linebacker Jack Cichy. | Badger notes
It's like coaching against family when Mike Riley* faces Paul Chryst, and the familiarity even extends to the playbook.*
The Huskers' special-teamers* hope they can provide an edge.
For Josh Banderas, long snapping could be a ticket to the NFL.
Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for Saturday's game are now available.
Husker Dan will take an ugly win over a disappointing loss any day.
Wisconsin has lost its leading tackler, linebacker Jack Cichy, for the remainder of the season, and starting nose tackle Olive Sagapolu will miss the Nebraska game.
The Ohio State game will be televised nationally on ABC.
Jordan Westerkamp, Nick Gates and David Knevel are expected to play on Saturday, but Cethan Carter is out. More from Monday's press conference: “Slugfest” expected | Video | Notes: 1,* 2* | Depth chart
Kieron Williams has transformed from frustrated backup to playmaking starter at safety.
Adam Carriker likes how the Huskers' pass defense finished strong Saturday, with help from an improving defensive line.
23 SUN
Given Nebraska's injuries, rediscovering a rhythm on offense* looms as a stiff challenge for Danny Langsdorf, Steve Sipple writes. More commentary: McKewon's rewind* | Yays & nays* | Husker Mike
Wisconsin tailback Corey Clement* is returning to form, and so is the Badgers' offense, although finishing drives remains an issue.
A calm halftime locker room has helped NU overcome its slow starts.
Nebraska's versatile receivers are making a difference however they can.
The Huskers are tied for No. 6 in the latest coaches' poll and are No. 7 in AP. | Discuss | McKewon's ballot*
This week in Husker history: Nebraska wins despite a 107-yard run by Missouri. Also, “Black 41 Flash Reverse” cements itself in Husker lore.
See how the Huskers and Badgers match up statistically.
Listen to Big Red Replay's game highlights and analysis.
On Armchair Quarterback Sunday, Adam Carriker says it's a good thing this isn't a beauty pageant, and don't take 7-0 for granted.
22 SAT

Alonzo Moore TD
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Nebraska 27, Purdue 14. It isn't always pretty, but the Huskers take control in the second half and improve to 7-0 heading into the Wisconsin game. Coverage and multimedia can be found on the game page. | Highlights | Stryker commentary | McKewon analysis | Postgame audio & video
Next week's opponent, Wisconsin, takes care of Iowa, 17-9. Next Saturday night's game will be televised on ESPN.
Who's Nebraska's rival? It's a tossup in Tad Stryker's pregame survey.
Nearly a year after hitting rock bottom against Purdue, the Huskers insist revenge won't be on their minds today as they try to improve to 7-0 with a win over the Boilermakers. Get the scene-setters from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island, Terre Haute, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Hamar, Heady, Callahan.
21 FRI
Farming runs in the veins of Sam Hahn, a true cornhusker.
Husker coaches are fanning out to a number of in-state high school games Friday night.
The Huskers are on a path similar to that of the 2015 Hawkeyes – and facing similar disrespect.
Athlon previews the game and says Huskers 45, Purdue 9. | More picks
Get game-ready with the KLIN Friday Husker Tailgate podcast.
Nebraska could benefit on the recruiting trail in California as the Huskers' rivals in the West struggle on the field.
Purdue receiver DeAngelo Yancey has been a thorn in the Huskers' side.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Chris Dishman & Jeff Ogard.
The Huskers are aiming to fix their lagging production on first down.
Flashback Friday: A Q&A with Danny Noonan.*
Alonzo Moore continues to work through the pain from his shoulder injury.
New information about Josh Brown's history of domestic abuse may jeopardize the former Husker kicker's NFL future.
20 THU
Purdue is looking for ways to shore up its leaky run defense as well as get a faster start on offense.
The diminished role* of the fullback is no knock on first-stringer Luke McNitt, Danny Langsdorf says.
Nick Gates practiced Thursday, but his availability Saturday is to be determined, while Jordan Westerkamp will again sit out. Meanwhile, Mike Riley says the Huskers must rejuvenate their running game. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3,* 4*
Defensive tackle Kevin Maurice is quietly getting his job done* and enjoying a strong senior season.
Head strength coach Mark Philipp says the Huskers' fourth-quarter success is the result of a team effort.*
Just two official visitors are set for Saturday's game.
There are plenty of Nebraska nuggets in a Missouri website's deep dive into the near-demise of the Big 12 in 2009. | Discuss
Husker Chalk Talk examines how the defensive backs' play is helping Nebraska's blitz packages work. | “Lockdown U” feature
Nebraska is No. 1 in a ranking of college football locker rooms.
Athletic director Shawn Eichorst says recruiting* “at the highest level” is crucial to the Huskers' success. | “Training Center of America” | Video
The game predictions are all Nebraska so far. | Your pick | BTN preview
Adam Carriker issues his midseason grades for the Huskers.
19 WED
Tommy Armstrong* says playing while hurt* is just part of the game and that he’s “good to go.”
Mike Riley is on the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year watch list,* and he's Tom Dienhart's pick for Big Ten coach of the year thus far.
Versatility has helped the O-line work through its rash of injuries.
The Blackshirts are benefiting from Nate Gerry’s playmaking and “quarterbacking.”
Danny Langsdorf says Purdue's poor run-defense stats might be misleading and that the defensive line is the Boilermakers' strength. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2*
The hypothetical “fair market value” of a Nebraska player is double that of the FBS overall but about half that of the leader of the pack, Texas.
Sam McKewon says FCS-level jobs may be the best fit* for Bo Pelini.
Eighty years ago today, the Associated Press compiled its first college football poll, and the one-loss Huskers were No. 15.
Here is the ABC/ESPN2 coverage map for Saturday's game.
It's Wildcard Wednesday, and Adam Carriker shows that he can talk the talk as he unveils his pro wrestling Mount Rushmore .
The coaching change at Purdue makes the Boilermakers more of a mystery for the Blackshirts.
True freshman cornerback Lamar Jackson* is continuing to grow in his coach's eyes. | Banderas in comfort zone* | Dedrick Young's strides
Lee Barfknecht lists the Big Ten bests & worsts* at midseason. | Notes*
“Lockdown U” became a battle cry and an inspirational goal for a once-beleaguered Husker defensive secondary.
18 TUE
The Huskers* say there will be no overlooking Purdue this time, and QB David Blough's running ability is one reason why. More from Tuesday's practice: Injury report | Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3,* 4* | Photos: 1, 2*
Two players* who are committed elsewhere will make official visits for the Purdue game.
Purdue's interim coach is instituting some subtle changes, such as no longer requiring players to wear suits when traveling.
Bo Pelini is said to be interested in the Purdue job. | Discuss
The latest Husker Doc Talk podcast looks at where the Huskers stand and examines a couple of the team's key injuries.
Athlon Sports takes stock of the Huskers at midseason.
Adam Carriker shares a couple of behind-the-scenes stories about his former Redskins teammates Will Compton and Niles Paul.
So much has changed* since Nebraska’s dreary loss to Purdue last year.
“Tough-minded” Terrell Newby* has become a key part of NU’s strong finishes.* More player features: Stanley Morgan (1,* 2), Trey Foster*
Injuries could force more shuffling on the offensive line.*
They might be short on style points, but the Huskers are “legit for now,” says ESPN’s Paul Finebaum.
17 MON
View the Nebraska Football Show's extended Indiana game highlights.
Our PDF 2-deeps and rosters for Purdue-Nebraska are ready for printing.
Offensive tackles Nick Gates and David Knevel are both questionable for Saturday with ankle injuries. More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3, 4*
ESPN.com's midseason review of the Huskers makes note of the Blackshirts' resurgence.
Poll question: Will Darrell Hazell's firing help or hurt Purdue against NU?
Adam Carriker has praise for the defense and a shout-out to Ric Flair.
16 SUN
“It’s what I live for,” Drew Brown says of pressure* kicks.
Sam McKewon sees the secondary* as the primary reason for the Blackshirts' improvement. More commentary: Yays & nays* | Report card | Tough Tommy* | Burning questions | Skeptics remain
Mark Banker says the switch to a card system for defensive play-calling against Indiana prevented signal piracy for the most part. | Notes*
Purdue will face Nebraska with an interim coach at the helm as the school has fired Darrell Hazell midway into his fourth season. | Discuss | Dienhart commentary
Hear highlights and analysis of the Indiana game on Big Red Replay.
Randy York shares some of the top photos from the Indiana game.
The Huskers rise to No. 8 in the Associated Press poll and remain at No. 9 in the coaches' poll. | McKewon's ballot*
NU has the edge in most categories in the stats matchup with Purdue.
This week in Husker history: Fifty years ago, a fourth-quarter Husker rally in Boulder stuns the Buffs.
Adam Carriker says things got a little ugly on offense, but a conference road win is nothing to take for granted.
15 SAT
The Purdue game will air on ABC* in some places and ESPN2 elsewhere.

Stanley Morgan TD
Photo courtsey of Huskers.com

Nebraska 27, Indiana 22. A fourth-down gamble and a late interception help the Huskers seal a hard-fought win over the Hoosiers and improve to 6-0 for the first time since 2001. | Game page | Stryker commentary | Carriker's instant reaction | McKewon summary | Highlights | Postgame presser
Next week's opponent, Purdue, loses to Iowa, 49-35.
Here's the Huskers' travel roster for the Indiana game.
ESPN College GameDay asks: Is Nebraska for real? | Discuss
Nebraska and its top-10 ranking face a substantial road test today against a resurgent Indiana Hoosiers program. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),* Omaha (1, 1),* Grand Island, Indianapolis and Bloomington. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Heady, DiPrimio, Callahan.
Watch Matt Davison's preview of Nebraska-Indiana.
14 FRI
A Nebraska couple went undercover to test the friendliness of Husker fans, and here is what they found.
With the N Club about to turn 125, here's a look at the multi-generational Swanson-Ruud-Martin letter winners.
See Cory Whitaker's Mike Riley impersonation at Friday’s practice.
One of Indiana's big threats, Mitchell Paige, comes in a small package.
Terrell Newby doesn't need big numbers* to have pride in his game.
NU can earn significant credence* by beating Indiana, Steve Sipple says.
13 THU
Tad Stryker says Mike Riley has the program returning to stability.
Brad Simpson is earning kudos as a force on special teams.*

Nebraska life-skills mentor James Rodgers* is the latest former Oregon State player to follow Mike Riley to Lincoln.
Husker flashback: Larry Wachholtz was recruited as a QB,* but defense and punt returns is where he excelled. | Future Husker: Austin Allen*
Tommy Armstrong says he and the Huskers continue to draw strength and inspiration from Sam Foltz.
The injury situation brightens with the news that I-back Devine Ozigbo will play Saturday. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4
The future look of the QB position at Nebraska appears to be evolving.
Mike Babcock was there when Nebraska last visited Bloomington, in 1978. Here are his recollections and our game page.
Nebraska is maintaining a 2-1 edge as the game predictions continue to arrive. | Make your pick | Previews: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Here's a look at 5 big Memorial Stadium moments on its 93rd “birthday.”
Nebraska-Indiana tops a ranking of this week's underhyped games.
Dave Feit's Big Ten power rankings have the Huskers in the No. 4 spot.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Randy Stella and Keyuo Craver.
On Prediction Thursday, Adam Carriker gives his three keys to a Husker victory over Indiana.
12 WED
The versatility* of Brandon Reilly and the other wide receivers* gives the Huskers options at the slot position in Jordan Westerkamp's absence. | Short-handed at tight end*
New Indiana defensive coordinator Tom Allen is getting quick results* from an aggressive style of play. | Scouting the Hoosiers: 1,* 2,* 3
This year's honors for former Husker Tom Heiser reflect his dedication to something bigger than himself.
Freshman running back Tre Bryant knows he must earn the coaches' trust with better ball security.*
Danny Langsdorf says Tommy Armstrong is running well and should be ready for a full load* against Indiana. There's also encouraging news on the O-line. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4*
AP makes note of Nebraska's knack for finishing strong.
Sam Foltz is named an honorary Senior CLASS Award candidate.
“Oregon on a leash”: Here's another analysis of Indiana's offense.
Six stats could prove pivotal as Nebraska battles Indiana.
ABC or ESPN2? Here's the coverage map for Saturday's game.
The Nebraska offensive line is one of 17 named to the mideseason Joe Moore Award Honor Roll.
Five-star receiver prospect Joseph Lewis gives his Nebraska visit a 9.5 score and his Oregon visit an 8.
Watch the No Huddle and BTN previews of the Indiana game.
Adam Carriker provides an update on Eric Crouch and shares an amusing story about the two of them.
11 TUE
A fast tempo is just part of what makes Indiana's offense tough to stop.*
Cornerbacks coach Brian Stewart says familiarity and confidence* are fueling the Huskers' improvement in pass defense. | The nickel man* | Dzuris Q&A*
Mark Banker says the Blackshirts will be on guard against having their signals stolen by the Indiana offense, and the Hoosiers' run game has Nebraska's attention. More from Tuesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4,* 5,* 6, 7 | Photos: 1, 2*
Our printable rosters and 2-deeps for game-day viewing are now available.
Husker Doc Talk looks at the Huskers' ranking and the game at Indiana.
Mike Riley says an early signing period in recruiting appears inevitable, though he isn't for it. | Teleconference notes: 1,* 2*
A win Saturday would be another big step for Indiana. | Red-zone woes
Adam Carriker counts down the top 10 reasons Nebraska's in the top 10.
Former Husker Tom Heiser* is honored at the rededication of a University of Nebraska Medical Center facility that bears his name.
Nebraska makes offers to a couple of dual-threat QBs* for 2018.
10 MON
Former Nebraska receiver Derrion Grim commits to Washington State.
Defensive end Alex Davis got a late start in football, but he's catching up quickly. More player features: Sam Cotton, Zack Darlington*
The Huskers face a stiffer challenge in the next seven games than they did in the first five. | Growth “a necessity”: 1,* 2,* 3 | Shatel commentary*
Mike Riley provides several injury updates as the Huskers hold their weekly press conference. More: Video | Armstrong's ankle: 1, 2* | Updates | Depth-chart changes | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4,* 5*
The Huskers are No. 9 in the coaches' poll and have cracked the AP top 10 for the first time in nearly five years. Also, the Big Ten registers this rarity. | McKewon's ballot*
The Purdue game gets a 2:30 p.m. start and ABC or ESPN2 telecast.
Adam Carriker reveals his Mount Rushmore of Husker defensive linemen.
Fans are invited to Hoosiers for Huskers’ pregame tailgate Saturday.
09 SUN
Sam McKewon breaks down the challenges the Huskers face in the seven-game stretch that stands between them and some lofty goals.
Steve Sipple sees reason for the Huskers to be wary of Indiana's defense.* | Midseason review*
An Indiana columnist says the Hoosiers have no more time for moral victories and must beat Nebraska.
The Indiana game will be televised on ABC in some markets and on ESPN2 elsewhere. | Stats matchup.
This week in Husker history: Middle guard Wayne Meylan continues his punt-blocking, touchdown-scoring ways for the 1966 Cornhuskers.
08 SAT
The OWH reviews the Huskers at midseason: Overview * | Offense: Analysis,* By position,* MVP* | Defense: Analysis,* By position,* MVP*
Wide receiver Stanley Morgan appears set for more clutch opportunities.*
Next week's opponent, Indiana, drops a 38-17 decision at Ohio State.
There's no Husker game today – but on Oct. 8th seven years ago there was. Rewatch Nebraska's remarkable rally in the rain at Missouri.
07 FRI
They kept telling him no, but he kept trying anyway. Now Tanner Zlab is a Nebraska walk-on, and this season is his only go-round.
Walk-on Cole Conrad's versatility* on the O-line could be a boon for the Huskers as the season wears on.
Johnny Rodgers says the Huskers’ early-1970s success taught him the value of teamwork.
Dave Feit has Nebraska fourth in his Big Ten power rankings.
See where the recruiting trail is taking Husker coaches.
Michael Rose-Ivey's meeting with Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will wait* until after the bowl season.
Athlon examines five stats that have defined Nebraska's 5-0 start.
The worst injury last Saturday occurred in Larry the Cable Guy's suite.
Senior Sam Cotton and the other tight ends* are adjusting their roles in Cethan Carter's absence.
Mark Banker is making sure the defense knows more progress is a must.
06 THU
Nate Gerry makes the Pro Football Focus dream team for pass defense, and Aaron Williams has a conference-best efficiency rating.
Dave Feit says the Illinois game shows how much Nebraska has improved since last year's loss to the Illini.
The Huskers' two-minute offense has come far since fall camp.
Poll question: What needs more improvement, offense or defense?
Adam Carriker predicts where the Huskers will be ranked after the regular season, which bowl they'll play in and which opponent they'll face.
05 WED
Tale of the Tape looks at how the Blackshirts got off the field on third down against Illinois.
The bye week gives the Husker offense more time* to adjust to the absence of two injured playmakers. | Conrad's big step*
Tommy Armstrong misses practice with an ankle sprain but is expected to be back in action soon. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4* | Beeping ball
Another report has Nebraska supposedly yearning to rejoin the Big 12.
Future Husker receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. compares and contrasts his and his father's abilities in this video.
Rob Zatechka takes stock of the imperfect Huskers’ perfect 5-0 start.
Watch BTN's “The Journey” segment on Tommy Armstrong Jr.
X's and O's from the Illinois game: Husker Chalk Talk breaks down Nebraska's eventual success against a talented defensive line.
Indiana will wear candy stripe alternative uniforms against Nebraska.
Jordan Westerkamp's injury probably puts several records* out of his reach.
It's no bye week for Nebraska on the recruiting front.
Staff changes have revived Indiana's defense* and Maryland's fortunes.*
Adam Carriker predicts which four teams will make the College Football Playoff and who will emerge as the national champion.
Tale of the Tape examines Nebraska's third-down success vs. Illinois.
The O-line is displaying surprising depth.* | Whitaker steps up*
04 TUE
Fans can watch the celebration of life service that was held Sunday in memory of Milt Tenopir. | Video
The injuries to Jordan Westerkamp and Cethan Carter are expected to sideline them for the Indiana game.*
Adam Carriker says it’s too soon to give up on Randy Gregory.
Here's a detailed look at that 10-minute, 42-second drive.
The Outland Trophy dinner on Jan. 11 in Omaha will have a strong Nebraska-Oklahoma* flavor.
Linebacker Chris Weber's work ethic extends to the classroom.
03 MON
Terrell Newby's big fourth quarter on Saturday showed his ability to carry the load when needed. | Seniors delivering*
Husker Dan will take the Huskers' 5-0 start after what happened last year.
View extended game highlights on the Nebraska Football Show.
Mark Banker likes the young players' progress on the defensive line.* Video from Monday's Big Red Today Breakfast here.
Husker Chalk Talk charts the play-calling and formations vs. Illinois.
An Athlon writer takes a crack at ranking the top 10 I-backs in Nebraska football history.
Adam Carriker addresses the rush defense, how the Blackshirts can improve going forward and the handling of the off-field distractions.
02 SUN
Sam McKewon says the team's chemistry* is a story all its own. More post-Illinois commentary: Yays & nays* | Sipple* | Husker Mike
Friends and colleagues share stories of Milt Tenopir at Sunday's celebration of his life* at Memorial Stadium. | Photos*
The Huskers move up three spots to No. 12 in the coaches' and Associated Press polls. | McKewon's ballot*
See how Indiana and Nebraska match up statistically.
This week in Husker history: Bryan Siebler's interception in the final minute snuffs a South Carolina rally and secures a 27-24 road win.
Hear game highlights and analysis on this week's Big Red Replay.
Adam Carriker breaks down NU's offensive performance vs. Illinois and explains why being a 2nd-half team is both a good thing and a concern.
01 SAT
Next up after the bye is Indiana, upset winners over Michigan State.

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Nebraska 31, Illinois 16. The banged-up Huskers rally by controlling a huge chunk of the second half to put away the Illini. Go to the game page for all the coverage. | Stryker commentary | McKewon recap | Highlights | Postgame video & audio
When it comes to traditions, the Tunnel Walk reigns, Tad Stryker's pregame fan survey finds.
Fans can listen to Sunday's celebration of life for Milt Tenopir.
An NCAA rule clarification could bring more targeting fouls. | Discuss
The Huskers are aiming to brush off some distractions and take care of business Saturday against heavy underdog Illinois. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),* Omaha (1, 2, 3),* Grand Island,* Champaign-Urbana (1, 2, 3, 4), Decatur and Chicago. Commentary: Sipple,* Shatel,* Heady, Tate, Callahan.