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Gregory will miss at least one week after surgery (AUDIO)

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Bo Pelini said that defensive end Randy Gregory will be out this week against McNeese State after undergoing surgery on Sunday. Pelini said it was an old basketball injury that flared up after a non-contact play on Saturday against Florida Atlantic.  Pelini said Gregory had his knee scoped on Sunday morning after an MRI showed […] Read More »

Abdullah named Big Ten offensive player of the week

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I-back Ameer Abdullah was honored by the Big Ten Conference Monday, as he was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week. Abdullah earned the award after rushing for a career-high 232 yards on 21 carries in a 55-7 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday. His rushing total was the 15th-most in Nebraska school […] Read More »

High school football scores from 8/29/14

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Friday (08/29/2014) Amherst 58, Shelton 12 Aquinas Catholic 7, Hartington Cedar Catholic 0 Arapahoe 40, Alma 29 Ashland-Greenwood 46, Wahoo 10 BDS 66, Harvard 0 Bancroft-Rosalie 62, Winside 14 Battle Creek 35, Stanton 7 Bayard 38, Mitchell 19 Bellevue East 40, Lincoln East 34 Bellevue West 41, Omaha Westside 0 Bennington 20, Platteview 2 Bertrand […] Read More »

Pelini has the Huskers prepared for anything, but ready to adjust (AUDIO)

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This was supposed to be a matchup of brother vs. brother, but Carl Pelini, the one time defensive coordinator for the Huskers was dumped by Florida Atlantic. Carl, back in an interview in April, said his firing ultimately had more to do with an athletic director who didn’t hire him more so than his alleged […] Read More »

One Owl is coming home to honor his grandfather when he takes on the Huskers (AUDIO)

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When the Huskers take on Florida Atlantic this Saturday at 2:30 it will be a homecoming for one of the Owls on their defensive line. Junior defensive tackle Brandin Bryant was a star player at Omaha-Bryan and he says he’s looking forward to coming back to Nebraska to play in front of his mom and […] Read More »

Pelini names five captains and a former Husker will play close to home (AUDIO)

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The Huskers named their team captains…three offensive players in I-back Ameer Abdullah, receiver Kenny Bell and offensive guard Jake Cotton. On the defensive side, cornerback Josh Mitchell and safety Corey Cooper. The players come from five different states including Nebraska (Cotton), Alabama (Abdullah), Colorado (Bell), Illinois (Cooper) and California (Mitchell). This marks the second consecutive […] Read More »

No captains named yet, but Pelini points out leaders on the defense (AUDIO)

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The Husker football team is done with what they call Fall Camp, but now today as they practice they move into game week mode for their season opener against Florida Atlantic. On Saturday the team just went through situational walk-throughs, a light practice just over an hour. Bo Pelini revamped his practice schedule this season […] Read More »

Papuchis has three who can see significant playing time at cornerback (AUDIO)

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Josh Mitchell is one of Nebraska’s starting cornerback positions, but a two-man competition between Beatrice graduate Daniel Davie and Jonathan Rose will help settle . It’s a nice problem to have for defensive coordinator John Papuchis.  However, before he makes a decision, he’s going to let the competition play out for another week while the team prepares […] Read More »

Gregory says the NU defense needs some swagger (AUDIO)

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Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory talked after practice about how athletic and talented he thinks the Black Shirts will be this year, but he says there has to be a certain level of confidence that comes with success Ohio State learned they will be without their starting quarterback Braxton Miller, a Heisman hopeful. He suffered […] Read More »

Huskers dietary needs featured in Sports Illustrated article (AUDIO)

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In this week’s Sports Illustrated, on page 20, there’s a small column written on the Huskers and their nutritionist Ryan Reist. The article talks about how he creates individual meal plans for each Husker that based on the player’s age, height, weight, body-fat percentage and his on-field goals. The two examples they used were defensive […] Read More »

Reports that Curry leaving Nebraska to join Sooner football (AUDIO)

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According to  SoonerScoop.com, and later reported by the Lincoln Journal Star, defensive tackle Aaron Curry is planning to leave the Huskers and transfer to Oklahoma. Curry was not at practice on Saturday and no explanation was given. There is some stiff competition on the defensive line this year and Curry was taking many of his […] Read More »

Injury bug hits the Huskers offense. Running back out with a broken ankle

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Head Coach Bo Pelini announced that redshirt freshman running back Adam Taylor suffered a broken ankle Saturday, giving no timetable on his return. Taylor is from Katy, Texas…during his senior year in high school he ran for a combined 502 yards in the semifinal and state championship games on 70 carries. That’s a 7.1 yards […] Read More »

Huskers close out first week of fall camp with two key injuries

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The Nebraska football team ended its first full week of Fall Camp on Saturday with a two-hour practice.  It turned out to be a black and blue week.  The Huskers lost both sophomore linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey and junior nickel back Charles Jackson for the season due to injury. Head Coach Bo Pelini said the team’s spirit […] Read More »

NU football suspends LeRoy Alexander

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The following statement is from the Nebraska Athletics Department: “Nebraska sophomore defensive back LeRoy Alexander has been suspended from competition for the 2014 football season. Alexander will remain on scholarship as a member of the Nebraska football program and will be allowed to practice with the team. Coach Pelini and the Nebraska Athletics Department will […] Read More »

Secondary depth will be tested with the loss of nickel back Jackson (AUDIO)

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After practice, Head Coach Bo Pelini said that junior nickel back Charles Jackson will miss the entire 2014 season due to a knee injury suffered this week.  Jackson, a native of Spring, Texas was expected to compete for the starting nickel back job, a key position in the Husker defense. “For his long term best interest, […] Read More »