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Randy Gregory fails NFL pot test at Combine

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NFL.com is reporting that former Nebraska star and potential top-ten draft pick, Randy Gregory, tested positive for marijuana in February at the scouting combine. Gregory admitted to the website that he’s been smoking pot for a long time and almost got kicked off the Husker football team. He said he smoking after graduating high school and tested […]

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Former Husker coach Kaczenski arrested on domestic assault

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Former Nebraska defensive line coach Rick Kaczenski, part of Bo Pelini’s staff that was fired in December, was arrested Sunday on a charge of third-degree domestic assault and remains in jail as of Monday morning. Lincoln police arrested the 40-year old Kaczenski Sunday afternoon after they had already responded to a call from someone outside the Kaczenski’s home regarding arguments […]

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Former Husker Suh ready to sign a monster deal with Miami

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Former Husker standout Ndamukong Suh, who started his career with the Detroit Lions is ready to sign one of the biggest deals in NFL history.  When the new NFL season officially starts on Tuesday with the opening of free agency, the Miami Dolphins are ready to sign Suh to a guaranteed $60 million. The figures, […]

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Riley hires former Maryland DC as defensive backs coach

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University of Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley announced Tuesday the hiring of Brian Stewart as the Huskers’ defensive backs coach. Stewart brings defensive coordinator experience at both the college and professional levels to the Husker staff. Stewart comes to Nebraska after spending the past three seasons as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at the […]

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First chance to see Mike Riley’s Huskers will come on April 11th

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The University of Nebraska and BTN have announced that the Huskers’ April 11 Red-White Spring Game will be televised live on the network, beginning at 1 p.m. In addition to live coverage on BTN, the game will also be available for fans on their mobile devices through BTN2Go. This marks the fourth straight year BTN […]

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Six incoming Huskers on the 2015 Shrine Bowl roster

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Husker recruits Michael Decker of Omaha North and Daishon Neal of Omaha Central are the two main players in this summer’s 57th annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl.  In addition four husker walk-ons will play.  They include: Wyatt Mazour – Boone Central (Nebraska walk-on) Conor Young – Cozad (Nebraska walk-on) Noah Johnson – Sutton (Nebraska walk-on) Fyn Anderson – Lincoln Southeast (Nebraska walk-on) […]

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Abdullah, Bell and Gregory set for NFL Combine. What the experts are saying.

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers will send three players to the NFL Combine which gets started with interviews and exams on Wednesday from Indianapolis, IN. The on-field workouts begin this Friday, February 20 with the offensive linemen and tight ends, and continues with the running backs, quarterbacks and wide receivers on Saturday, February 21, linebackers and defensive linemen on […]

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Charlton Warren leaving Nebraska football coaching staff

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Statement from University of Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley: “Charlton Warren has informed me of his plans to take a similar coaching position at another university. This is an opportunity that Charlton feels is right for him and his family, and I respect his decision. We appreciate the valuable role Charlton has played in […]

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Crete High School looking for new football coach

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Chuck McGinnis, the head football coach at Crete High School for the past 16 years is stepping down. He led the Cardinals to the playoffs in 15 of those season, bringing Class B state titles home to Crete in 2000, ’06, ’07 and ’10. He had a .722 winning percentage with a 130-50 record. McGinnis says he […]

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Riley wraps up first recruiting class with big gains on the defense

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Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley introduced his first Husker recruiting class on Wednesday. The 2015 signing class includes 20 scholarship players that come from 13 states.Riley was hired at Nebraska on Dec. 4 and he and his staff quickly put together a class that includes 12 on the defensive side. Riley had to get after three […]

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Husker signing day off to a bang (updated 9 a.m)

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2015 Signing Day is here and names continue to roll in from student-athletes committed to the Nebraska football program under first year head coach Mike Riley.  Here are the bios of those who have signed letters from Huskers.com 1. Avery Anderson is one of four defensive standouts who joined the Nebraska program in January. Anderson […]

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Two former Huskers named to Pro Football Hall of Fame

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A pair of former Nebraska offensive line greats were among eight individuals selected to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2015 class of inductees.  Mick Tingelhoff was a standout center for the Minnesota Vikings following his Nebraska career, while Will Shields followed his Husker career by becoming a […]

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Former Husker football player Thenarse arrested over the weekend

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Former Nebraska football player Rickey Thenarse was arrested on burglary charges early Saturday morning after an alleged break-in at an apartment complex on Lincoln’s  northeast side. According to the Lincoln Police Department report, officers responded to a call at 12:40 a.m. from a 22-year-old woman who complained someone she did not know was banging on her front […]

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Pierson-El named Freshman All-American for special teams

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De’Mornay Pierson-El was named the punt returner on the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-America team. Pierson-El returned 34 punts for 596 yards in 2014, returning three punts for touchdowns while averaging 17.5 yards per return. Pierson-El led the nation with his 596 return yards, 194 more yards than any other returner. He […]

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UNK’s Manhart and NU’s Anderson to play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

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Nebraska Kearney senior offensive linemen Cole Manhart is one of 10 Division II players taking part in this Saturday’s NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Carson, CA.  Manhart is on the “National” team coached by former NFL head coach Mike Martz. Manhart’s teammate is Nebraska linebacker Zaire Anderson.  The game kicks off Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Central and can be seen […]

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