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September 2017

26 TUE
Tale of the Tape breaks down some top plays from the Rutgers game.
Senior cornerback Chris Jones has returned to practice but hasn't been cleared to play. More from Tuesday's practice: Videos | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4 | Photos: 1, 2*
Nebraska officials say they have not been contacted* by federal investigators in connection with an Adidas bribery scandal.
Boyd Epley* says Mike Riley deserves more time. | Pioneering role
Former Husker great Dave Rimington is named interim athletic director, and he says he's there to help and to try to ”calm things down.” | Press conference video | Commentary: Carriker, Callahan, McKewon (1,* 2), Keeler | Gallery | Discuss
Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice discuss all things Huskers and assess whether things are getting any better.
Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for the game are available now.
A watch party will take place Friday night at Memorial Stadium for students, faculty and staff.
25 MON
Tom Shatel sees upsides to going local* for the A.D. hire.
Ben Stille* is striving for more after getting his first snaps* as a Husker.
Devine Ozigbo talks about his return to major game action and more on the latest Carriker Chronicles.
Offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf says he saw encouraging signs from the ground game Saturday. More from Nebraska's practice Monday: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3*
A case is made for bringing Trev Alberts aboard as athletic director.
Here's a wrap-up of the weekend's recruiting developments.
Mike Riley says Tanner Lee* needs to avoid bad choices, but improving the passing game* isn't solely up to the quarterback. More from the press conference Monday: Videos | Injury updates | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3 | Jaimes moves up | Depth chart | Pregame release
The Wisconsin game gets a 7 p.m. start and a BTN telecast.
Adam Carriker breaks down the win over Rutgers and discusses the QBs and more. More commentary and analysis: McKewon,* Christopherson, Sipple,* Barfknecht,* Husker Mike, Washut, York, Gabriel,* Scott
Through These Gates, The Lost Tapes: Barry Switzer recalls getting the bird from hundreds of fans at once.
24 SUN
The Blackshirts have strung together a solid 2½ games since the first-half debacle at Oregon.
I-back Devine Ozigbo and center Michael Decker* answered when opportunity knocked.
NFL notes from Sunday: Lavonte David's injury | Abdullah's kneel
Husker Dan weighs in on the game and last week's developments.
See how Nebraska and Illinois match up statistically.
Hear the Big Red Replay recap and analysis of Saturday's game.
This week in Husker history: Nebraska upsets Michigan in Ann Arbor in Bob Devaney's second game as Husker head coach.
23 SAT

Ozigbo run
Ozigbo eludes a tackle | Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Nebraska 27, Rutgers 17. The Huskers take command with a 97-yard third-quarter drive and the Blackshirts clamp down in the second half. See the game page for details. | Stryker commentary | Postgame presser | Highlights | Carriker gut reaction | McKewon recap | Big Red Overreaction
Receiver Stanley Morgan is suited up but might not play, and Michael Decker appears set to start at center.
Tad Stryker's pregame poll finds strong support for Shawn Eichorst's firing.
ESPN's College GameDay takes up the state of affairs* at Nebraska.
A New Jersey scribe sees signs of trying times for the program on the streets of Lincoln on gameday.
On the first full weekend of Big Ten play, Dave Feit rolls out his predictions on how the East and West standings will shake out at season's end.
Gene Moody today will attend his 400th consecutive Husker home game, a streak that stretches back 62 years.
The Huskers will try to right the ship against a Rutgers team whose last Big Ten win came nearly two years ago. Here are the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island (1, 2), Trenton and Newark. Commentary: Sipple,* Shatel,* Callahan, Dunleavy, Christopherson.
22 FRI
Ameer Abdullah will receive the Detroit Lions' Ed Block Courage Award.
Adam Carriker goes over what Mike Riley must do to keep his job.
In the latest “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes, Milt Tenopir recalls the pride he felt in the 1994 Huskers' win over Warren Sapp and Miami.
A Husker football film reel from 70-plus years ago has been removed from a state unclaimed-property auction and will be returned to the owner, a granddaughter of Hall-of-Famer Clarence Swanson.
At Central Florida, Scott Frost addresses the rumblings from Nebraska boosters who want him to return to Lincoln.
Nebraska's football program is valued at more than half a billion dollars, fourth in the Big Ten, in a finance professor's analysis.
The last three weeks have put a damper on expectations about the Huskers' season. Can the next three weeks turn that around?
Brenden Jaimes' start against Rutgers will be a rarity* for a true freshman offensive lineman at Nebraska.
Sam McKewon analyzes the Eichorst era* and why it ended as it did.
Former Husker Keyuo Craver will be at the Rutgers pregame tailgate.
Rutgers avoids the most serious penalties as the NCAA releases its final ruling in its probe of the football program.
SI's Pete Mundo says Nebraska must tap into its old Big 12 roots in order to get to the top of the Big Ten.
Brenden Stai and others assess Thursday's shakeup and Saturday's game in KLIN's Friday pregame show.
Steve Sipple revisits the lofty preseason projections* about Tanner Lee.
A New Jersey columnist outlines the Scarlet Knights' keys to victory. | Rutgers injury notes | Predictions
21 THU
There will be financial considerations as the next athletic director weighs Nebraska's options. | The search
Tuesday afternoon football? It happened in 1920, and the opponent was Rutgers in Nebraska's first East Coast trip.
Listen to the Unsportsmanlike Conduct discussion of Thursday's events.
Former Husker Dave Rimington* has reportedly been approached about serving as interim athletic director.
Mike Riley spoke to reporters after Thursday's practice as usual. There's news about injuries, and he gives his reaction to the firing.* | Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3

Shawn Eichorst
Shawn Eichorst | Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

EICHORST FIRED: Shawn Eichorst is ousted as Nebraska's athletic director,* and the search* for his replacement is under way.* | “Not about Riley” | Press conference video | Possible candidates: 1,* 2, 3, 4* | Highs & lows | Timeline* | Reactions: Ex-Huskers & more | Poll: Yea or nay?
Calvin Jones says he and Derek Brown weren't crazy about the We-Backs system that had them splitting reps.
Husker commit Joshua Moore isn't buying into the negativity.
Carlos Davis is liking the strides made by twin brother Khalil.
An analysis of Nebraska's ground game against Northern Illinois finds costly O-line lapses. | Formation chess match
A New Jersey columnist notes the differences in how a 1-2 start is received in Piscataway and Lincoln.
Adam Carriker gives his four keys and prediction for the Rutgers game. | Athlon preview | More picks
20 WED
Nebraska's wide receivers realize surer hands* will be needed against a Rutgers defense that can force opponents to air things out.
Jeremy Pernell asks, How hot should Mike Riley's seat be?
Scouting the Scarlet Knights: 1, 2* | No Huddle preview
Growing confidence in the young secondary has let the defense's front seven play less conservatively. | Rotation-heavy approach* | Notes*
Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for Saturday are available now.
HuskerMax's move to a new system ran into some bugs Wednesday night, so we will try again later. Here are a few details.
The Washington Post weighs in on the state of the program.
A Florida columnist says Nebraska is no place for Scott Frost.
Nebraska without football? Charlie McBride shudders at the thought in the latest “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes.
Sophomore Christian Gaylord says he's ready if needed to start at right tackle. | Questions at linebacker
The start of conference play provides the Huskers an opportunity for a new beginning, Tommy Rezac writes. | Rutgers preview
Tommie Frazier joins Adam Carriker to discuss fixing Nebraska's issues on the field, leadership in difficult moments and more. | Andy Staples' take
Cameron Jurgens and Bookie Radley-Hiles say their commitment* to Nebraska remains solid.
Rutgers coach Chris Ash has tasted victory against the Huskers five times as an Iowa State and Wisconsin assistant.
19 TUE
Scott Booker remains confident in De'Mornay Pierson-El on punt returns despite the senior's "bad decisions" in the last two games.
Walk-on running back Wyatt Mazour is dealing with another “out-of-nowhere injury” but is still living his dream.
Husker Chalk Talk recaps Saturday's performance by “Team Schizophrenia.” | Tale of the Tape: Blocking blunders
Nebraska remains in the running for five-star recruit Micah Parsons.
The Blackshirts know their improvement Saturday wasn't good enough.
There will be brothers on opposing rosters when Rutgers comes to Lincoln. | Nine things to know
Chancellor Ronnie Green* says he’s “certainly frustrated” with the team’s performance but urges fans to continue supporting* the players.
Tanner Lee has bounced back from physical beatdowns, but now he faces a psychological one, Sean Keeler writes. | A rough go at Rutgers
Bookie Radley-Hiles says Saturday's defeat is a lesson, and “how you respond to the situation makes you who you are.” | TV interview*
Dave Feit recaps what went wrong and a few things that went right against Northern Illinois. | Athlon: What's next?
Nebraska is just the latest Big Ten victim of a MAC attack.
18 MON
A “condensed” game plan* is among the possible solutions for Nebraska's ailing offense. | Third-down woes*
Tom Shatel says the Huskers have talent but need more want-to.*
Ameer Abdullah earns Gruden Grinder honors on Monday Night Football.
Coach Mike Cavanaugh says poor communication along the O-line contributed to the offense's struggles in the trenches Saturday. More from the Huskers' practice Monday: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4 | Updates
The $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy is making a comeback, and it will support a couple of good causes.
A hamstring injury will force linebacker Marcus Newby to miss the Rutgers game, and a broken bone in Matt Farniok's wrist may force some O-line shuffling. Meanwhile, Mike Riley says he understands fans' frustration and says, "We have all we need here to win." More from Monday's presser: Videos | McKewon recap | Mental battle | Christopherson's 5 takes
Adam Carriker throws away his notes on the NIU game and gives a big-picture perspective on the program. | Forde: Danger zone
HuskerOnline takes a deep dive into the Huskers' deal with Adidas.
Barry Switzer recalls being a center in college and telling Dave Rimington about it in the latest Through These Gates: The Lost Tapes.
17 SUN
Day-after commentary and analysis: Christopherson | McKewon* | Sipple* | Husker Mike | Chatelain* | “Throwing pains” | “Thin red line”
Chris Weber is honored with the 2017 Sam Foltz Memorial Scholarship.
Freshman Jonathan Lewis has Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill rethinking his aversion to playing two QBs. | NU-Rutgers stats matchup
Nebraska tops this week's Misery Index from USA Today.
Postmortems of Saturday's game: Big Red Replay | Frazier & Carriker
This week in Husker history: Big wins 20 years apart over Alabama and Washington; Bob Devaney's Nebraska coaching debut.
16 SAT
Up next is Rutgers, a 65-0 winner over Morgan State.

NIU pick six
NIU's second pick-six, by Jawuan Johnson | Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Northern Illinois 21, Nebraska 17. A pair of pick-sixes and other miscues plague the Huskers in a jaw-dropping home loss. See the game page for coverage and commentary. | Postgame interviews | Stryker commentary | McKewon recap | Carriker gut reaction | Highlights | Husker Dan commentary | Big Red Over-Reaction
Tad Stryker's pregame survey finds far more fan confidence in the offense's skill positions than in the offensive line.
The Huskers are looking for a complete performance today against Northern Illinois but will have to overcome a couple of key injuries to pull it off. Get your pregame fix from the papers in Lincoln (1, 2, 3),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island, DeKalb and Rockford. Commentary: Hamar, Sipple,* Barfknecht,* Callahan, Bruntz.
15 FRI
The family RV is rolling this weekend to see the Farniok brothers in action.
Les Miles* looks forward to his role in the TV booth Saturday.
Hall of Fame designation is “awe-inspiring” to Donnie McGhee.
The Broncos' Jared Crick will have back surgery and miss significant time.
“Through These Gates” Lost Tapes: Charlie McBride looks back on what he learned about Nebraska after being hired in 1977.
Dave Feit recaps the Huskers' ups and downs in Eugene.
14 THU
Royce Freeman was just the first of a long line* of quality running backs the Blackshirts will face. | DBs' trials*
Tre Bryant, Joshua Kalu and David Knevel will miss Saturday's game, and Mikale Wilbon will get the start* at I-back.* More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3* | Updates
Shawn Eichorst now says Nebraska "will do everything possible to maintain our tradition* of playing games on the Friday after Thanksgiving." | Talking with Minnesota: 1, 2, 3,* 4
Quarterback Gerry Gdowski's stellar 1989 season would have been followed by a 1990 encore if he hadn't chosen to forgo the redshirt.
Three recruits will make official visits* for the NIU game. | 2019 O-lineman
From Sam McKewon, thoughts about Mike Riley's mind-set* and more.
Execution, not scheme, was the main shortcoming for the Husker offense against Oregon, according to this analysis.
Tom Osborne says rivalries are based on history,* which is why he hasn't bought into Nebraska vs. Iowa. | Videos
The game gives Northern Illinois a nice payday and a chance to measure up against a “blue-blood” program. | No-huddle preview
Former Huskers Allen Lyday and Ray Coleman are among those helping in Houston after Hurricane Harvey.
Adam Carriker gives his prediction and keys to the NIU game. | More picks
13 WED
The mental side* of the game is one of the biggest challenges for Nebraska's young cornerbacks. | Notes: 1, 2*
Husker Dan takes stock of the Huskers two games into the season.
Milt Tenopir talks smashmouth football in the latest “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes.
Randy Theiss, who enters the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame this weekend, is proud to be part of Husker lore.
Ameer Abdullah talks about Tre Bryant and more on the Jim Rome show.
Tale of the Tape examines Nebraska's third-down struggles in Eugene. More on the offense: Slant bubble RPO | Promising signs | Lee's focus
Athlon previews the game and says Nebraska 42, NIU 28. | More picks
Pro Football Focus's Josh Liskiewitz lists the good and not so good performance grades among the Huskers thus far in 2017.
Northern Illinois' Daniel Santacaterina will make his second straight start at QB due to an injury to Ryan Graham. | NIU notes*
The OWH's Tom Shatel says Nebraska is fumbling the ball by pulling the plug on Black Friday* games.
Mick Stoltenberg discuss the 3-4 defense, the first two games and remaining goals this year with Adam Carriker.
12 TUE
The O-line* knows it needs to provide Tanner Lee better protection.*
Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for Saturday are available now.
Here's an X's-and-O's look at Nebraska's running game in Eugene.
Donté Williams says his cornerbacks’ growing pains are no excuse: “It’s me as a coach, and us as a staff to make sure they're always prepared.”
Bob Diaco says he sees a defense that's improving despite its struggles.* More from the Huskers' practice Tuesday: Videos | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4
Pro Football Focus places Nick Gates, Luke Gifford and Mick Stoltenberg on its Big Ten Team of the Week.
The Black Friday Iowa game is out and a four-team Big Ten West rivalry-week rotation* is in as the 2020 and ’21 conference schedules are unveiled. | Riley reaction* | Commentary: Keeler, Hlas
Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice tackle a lot of the questions fans have about the first two games in the latest Husker Doc Talk.
“Air Osborne”: A look at Dr. Tom’s role with Bob Devaney's offense.
Bookie Radley-Hiles after his trip to Clemson: “There will be more visits. ... And I’ll continue to evaluate each one fairly.”
11 MON
A special prize awaits the winner of HuskerMax's score prediction contest for the Wisconsin game.
Nebraska has ditched any notion of a running back rotation,* and that has left Devine Ozigbo in the cold.
Mike Riley has received a one-year contract extension* through 2020, and another year is likely to be tacked on in December. | Keeler commentary
Offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf says the offense's struggles Saturday can't be pinned solely on quarterback Tanner Lee. More from Monday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3
Donnie McGhee, soon to enter the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame, slimmed down before becoming an All-Big Eight-caliber O-lineman.
Barry Switzer talks about the Oklahoma-Nebraska game that haunts him the most in the latest “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes.
Nebraska's players from Florida are keeping tabs on hurricane news and say their families are OK.*
The Huskers' identity* remains a work in progress after a pair of games marked by wild inconsistency.
Tre Bryant's knee issue will be monitored this week, and Joshua Kalu and David Knevel are considered doubtful for Saturday's game. More from Monday's press conference: Videos | OWH recap | About the I-backs: 1, 2,* 3 | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4 | Commentary: Christopherson, Smith, Shatel*
The Rutgers game gets a 2:30 p.m. start and a BTN telecast.
10 SUN
Adam Carriker gives his full recap and breakdown of the Oregon game. More day-after commentary and analysis: Christopherson | Husker Mike | Gabriel* | Sipple* | McKewon* | York, Vogel | Washut
The Huskers' attitude change* in the second half was a silver lining to the loss in Eugene.
Nebraska gets no votes in the coaches' and AP polls.
This week in Husker history: In a battle of No. 2 vs No. 3, Steve Taylor has a record-setting day as Nebraska rolls past UCLA.
09 SAT

Aaron Williams interception vs. Oregon
Aaron Williams interception | Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

Oregon 42, Nebraska 35. The Huskers claw back in the second half, but a late interception ends their chances of overcoming a 28-point halftime deficit. See the game page for details. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | Postgame presser | McKewon recap | Carriker gut reaction | Big Red Replay | Big Red Over-Reaction
Next week's opponent, Northern Illinois, wins 38-10 over Eastern Illinois.
De'Mornay Pierson-El is suited up, but David Knevel isn't. | Travel roster
Seventeen years ago today, the Big Red invasion of Notre Dame Stadium took place. | Game page
It's a chance for the Huskers to make a statement as underdog Nebraska faces Oregon and its high-powered offense. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island, Portland and Eugene.* Commentary: Sipple,* Shatel,* Hamar, Woody,* Callahan, Canzano, Huskers Illus.
08 FRI
Here are a few scenes as players and fans descend on Oregon.
With Eugene's air quality improving, no changes to Saturday's kickoff time are expected.
The NFL suspends former Husker kicker Josh Brown for six more games.
Matt Farniok is ready to step in at right tackle if needed.
Here's KLIN's Friday Husker Tailgate if you missed the live broadcast.
Dave Feit reviews the good and bad from the Arkansas State game.
Athlon previews the game and picks the Ducks by 10. | More predictions
It's Mike Riley's chance for one final win* in Oregon.
Charlie McBride talks about his relationship with Tom Osborne in the latest “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes.
New Oregon coach Willie Taggart has a history of leaning on the ground game,* and he has the running backs to pull it off. | Taggart & Tommie
07 THU
Tre Bryant had a breakout game at I-back, but he says “all our running backs have that ability to go out and do that same thing.”
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Bruce Pickens & Lorenzo Hicks.
Offensive tackle David Knevel is questionable for Saturday, while receiver/returner De'Mornay Pierson-El is probable. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3, 4
Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for the Oregon game are available now.
Hail Varsity identifies five Huskers who must come up big Saturday.
Mike Riley gave two Oregon assistants their big breaks in coaching.
The Huskers look to the sail concept for big plays in the passing game.
Adam Carriker outlines his three keys for the Nebraska-Oregon game and gives his prediction. | More picks
The Ducks and Huskers are also going head to head in recruiting.*
Oregon's ascent had similarities to Nebraska's, Tom Shatel writes.
The crowd noise* at Autzen Stadium can be extreme, but Mike Riley feels the Huskers are prepared for it. | Scouting the Ducks*
Nebraska's Bob Diaco and Oregon's Willie Taggart need no introduction.
06 WED
Player features: Dicaprio Bootle, Luke Gifford (1,* 2)
Slot receiver JD Spielman could be set for a vital role* against Oregon.
It was an 8½-day road trip in mid-semester when the Huskers first traveled to the state of Oregon for a game 101 years ago.
Check out the No Huddle and OWH* game previews. | Notes: 1, 2*
Donnie McGhee was afraid he might be a career backup, but now he's entering the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame.
Travis Justice and Rob Zatechka break down the upcoming Oregon game, the Nebraska defense and more in the latest Husker Doc Talk.
Tommie Frazier looks back on his best play as a Husker -- and it might not be the one you think it is.
ESPN's Mitch Sherman says we'll soon know if Nebraska is progressing.
Mike Riley will have some longtime friends rooting against him Saturday.
Defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt liked what he saw in Oregon's opener.
Here are three keys on offense and defense for both NU and Oregon.
Eugene's air quality has improved from “hazardous” to “unhealthy.”
There's a Nebraska-vs.-Oregon element when brothers Drew and Reed Brown engage in some sibling rivalry.
The special teams* saw “a lot of scenarios” in an up-and-down opener.
05 TUE
Husker commit Bookie Radley-Hiles plans to use all five of his allotted official visits. | Diary | “Artistic-type cornerback”
Mike Riley discusses the game and more on an Oregon radio show.
The Ducks appear to be back in a groove on offense, with running back Royce Freeman leading the way. | O-lineman's return | Oregon notes*
True freshman nose tackle Deontre Thomas admits to having the jitters in his Husker debut: "Honestly, I was nervous. I'm not going to lie."
It was a defensive battle that ended in controversy the last time Nebraska wore red jerseys on the road. | 1976 LSU game page
Hail Varsity analyzes Arkansas State's success with screen passes.
Danny Langsdorf says the offense needs to finish stronger than it did Saturday night. More from Tuesday's practice: Videos | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4, 5 | OWH recap | Photos*
BTN's Tom Dienhart gives three keys to a Husker win over Oregon.
Pro Football Focus places three Huskers on its Big Ten team of the week, and Deontre Thomas is one of PFF's 10 freshmen of the week nationally.
Tom Osborne looked for head coaching jobs elsewhere before he was tapped as Bob Devaney's successor. Mike Babcock looks back.
Husker Dan recaps the encounter with the Red Wolves.
Improved mobility on the O-line changed the look of Nebraska's running game Saturday night compared with last season. | Tanner Lee's night
The Huskers come in at the equivalent of No. 30 in the coaches' poll but get just one vote in AP. | McKewon ballot*
Air-quality concerns in Oregon could force a change in the game time and/or date.
Charlie McBride talks with Adam Carriker about Bob Diaco's debut, coaching from the field, how the Blackshirts can improve and more.
04 MON
Tom Shatel says the 2020 schedule needs a big name,* like Alabama.
Oregon's potent ground game* will test the Huskers' front seven. | Diaco-Taggart history*
Saturday's game was a mixed bag* for the offensive line.
Smoke from wildfires is forcing Oregon to move Tuesday's practice to the coastal city of Florence. | Oregon notes
Bob Diaco responds to criticism* of his postgame no-show and says he has "never run away from anything" in his life. More from Monday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3, 4, 5* | Updates | Sipple's thoughts*
Nebraska is now listed in Vegas as a 14-point underdog* to Oregon.
JD Spielman learned a lesson* after his big play: Don't point.
Charlie McBride says the Blackshirts will improve, and he remembers well the growing pains that come with a defensive transition.
Tom Osborne discusses the importance of the walk-on program the latest installment of the “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes.
Mike Riley says Arkansas State's passing barrage was a good test* for Nebraska's young cornerbacks. More from Monday's press conference: Video, audio & transcripts | Notes: 1,* 2, 3, 4, 5 | OWH recap | Updates
03 SUN
The Portland paper previews the Nebraska-Oregon game and predicts a 49-45 win for the Ducks.
Nate Gerry and Brandon Reilly are added to NFL practice squads.*
There's still time to enter the Nebraska Football Over/Under Challenge.
This week in Husker history: Eyeing a third consecutive national championship, Nebraska is No. 1 in the preseason AP poll.
02 SAT

Joshua Kalu interception vs. Arkansas State
Joshua Kalu interception | Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Nebraska 43, Arkansas State 36. The Huskers survive a late scare and a leaky defensive performance to defeat the Red Wolves in a shootout. See the game page for coverage. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | McKewon recap | Carriker gut reaction | Postgame presser | Big Red Over-Reaction | Big Red Replay
Next week's opponent, Oregon, routs Southern Utah, 77-21.
Tad Stryker's pregame fan survey on the streets of Lincoln finds expectations up slightly from a year ago.
Cethan Carter has made the Bengals' 53-man roster, but the Eagles have cut fifth-round draft pick Nate Gerry. | More cuts & keepers: 1,* 2
Husker coaches are wearing "BE" sleeve patches to honor Bob Elliott.
It's a team with major components in transition as the 2017 season begins for Nebraska against Arkansas State. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2),* Omaha (1, 2, 3),* Grand Island and Little Rock. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Hamar, Callahan, Christopherson, Huskers Illus.
01 FRI
In the latest installment of the “Through These Gates” Lost Tapes, Tommie Frazier talks about what it means to be a Husker legend.
The deadline is near for entering Californians for Nebraska's drawing for tickets and lodging for the Wisconsin game.
True frosh Jaylin Bradley at running back and Deontre Thomas at nose tackle appear set to make quicker-than-expected impacts.
'Twas the Night Before Football: A poem by Brian Bosiljevac.
Aaron Taylor & Rob Zatechka recall the dominance of NU's 1990s O-lines.
Former Husker Will Shields has shed nearly 50 pounds after receiving a prediabetes diagnosis.
Despite its success stories, the 3-4 defense is still in the minority.
A season opener against Purdue* might be in the works for 2020.
Here's a closer look at two of the players whose jerseys will be retired Saturday, Clarence Swanson and Wayne Meylan.
NU's home-field advantage is No. 37, according to ESPN analytics.
Get game-ready with today's KLIN Friday Husker Tailgate show, with new addition Brenden Stai. | Athlon preview
Jeremy Pernell previews the season and sees 8 or 9 wins as likely.
Mikale Wilbon is driven by his Chicago roots* as he contends for a major role in the offense. More player features: McNitt,* Farniok