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High school football 2014 playoff pairings with days and times

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Class A Friday’s games, opening round No. 16 Lincoln Southwest (4-5) at No. 1 Omaha North (9-0), 7 p.m. No. 9 Kearney (6-3) at No. 8 Norfolk (7-2), 7 p.m. No. 12 Omaha Westside (5-4) at No. 5 Millard West (6-3), 7:30 p.m. No. 13 Columbus (5-4) at No. 4 Grand Island (8-1), 7 p.m. […] Read More »

Abdullah hauls in more awards and Pelini talks intensity (AUDIO)

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In addition to being named Big Ten offensive player of the week, NU’s Ameer Abdullah was also named the Athlon Sports National Player of the Week, the College Football Performance Awards National All-Purpose Performer of the Week and he was named to the Paul Hornung Award Week Nine Honor Roll.  He has 4,226 career rushing […] Read More »

Ameer Abdullah named Big Ten offensive player of the week. Of course he was

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Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska •           Produced a school-record 341 all-purpose yards, including 19 carries for 225 yards and three rushing touchdowns, in Nebraska’s victory over Rutgers •           Added 90 yards on two kickoff returns and 26 yards on two receptions •           Moved into second place on the Big Ten […] Read More »

Illinois’ upset win over Minnesota tightens up Big Ten West race (AUDIO)

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It was quiet week in the Big Ten with several schools on their bye week, but an interesting one nonetheless as it pertains to the division race in the West. The Huskers got a lot of help from Illinois with their upset 28-24 win at Minnesota. The Illini defense scored a late touchdown and had […] Read More »

High school football scores from 10/24/14

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Ansley-Litchfield 83, Central Valley 35 Aquinas Catholic 28, Archbishop Bergan 0 Arcadia-Loup City 52, Wood River 6 Ashland-Greenwood 48, Douglas County West 7 Auburn 13, Syracuse 10 Bancroft-Rosalie 106, Allen 70 Battle Creek 35, Lutheran High Northeast 0 Beatrice 49, Lincoln Pius X 17 Bellevue West 34, Omaha Central 28 Bennington 62, Schuyler 10 Bishop […] Read More »

Huskers and Rutgers ready to meet for first time since 1920

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It will be the 337th consecutive sellout for the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium when the Rutgers Scarlet Knights visit today for an early 11 a.m. kick. This game ends a string of five straight evening/night games for the Huskers and Bo Pelini has stressed to his players to come out ready to go right […] Read More »

High school football scores from Thursday 10/23/14

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Anselmo-Merna 70, Brady 32 BDS 50, Pawnee City 6 Bertrand 46, Loomis 8 Bloomfield 72, Plainview 0 Boone Central/Newman Grove 32, Norfolk Catholic 16 Boys Town 42, Arlington 28 Burwell 52, Amherst 48 CWC 67, Wausa 6 Central City 48, Minden 14 Cozad 39, O’Neill 7 Creighton 36, Hartington-Newcastle 0 Cross County 72, Harvard 0 […] Read More »

Huskers may really need to have Randy Gregory make an IMPACT this week (AUDIO)

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If there was ever a week for Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory to make an impact, Rutgers would be the team to do it against. As defensive coordinator John Papuchis likes to point out the Scarlet Knights don’t mind going toe to toe with you in an old-fashioned grind it out type of game. Gregory […] Read More »

Players consider it an honor to wear the Blackshirts. So much, that one player doesn’t feel he’s ready to wear it yet (AUDIO)

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16 Husker defenders were awarded the coveted Blackshirt jersey. Upfront defensive ends Randy Gregory and Greg McMullen both were selected as ends in the Blackshirt group. Defensive tackles were sophomore Maliek Collins, and juniors Kevin Williams and Vincent Valentine. Four linebackers with seniors Zaire Anderson, Trevor Roach, junior David Santos and sophomore Josh Banderas being […] Read More »

Armstrong doesn’t throw any touchdowns, but comes up big on third down plays

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The first three meetings between Nebraska and Northwestern were all close and after the first half it looked like it would come down to the end again, but the Huskers scored 24 unanswered points in the second half for 38-17 win.   Bo Pelini was happy with the finish. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. completed 18-of-29 […] Read More »

UNK’s Morris picks up 100th victory

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Juniors Bronson Marsh and Romero Cotton each ran for 112 yards and the defense came up with a goal line stand as Nebraska-Kearney beat Lindenwood, 31-13, Saturday afternoon for their second straight win. This also is the 100th career win for UNK head coach Darrell Morris. Kearney scored the game’s first 24 points and finished with […] Read More »

Thursday night football scores from 10/16/14

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Fullerton 52, Howells-Dodge 46 Hay Springs 62, Crawford 18 Lincoln North Star 14, Lincoln High 10 Omaha Gross Catholic 24, Ralston 19 Parkview Christian 62, Lewiston 0 Sutherland 42, Morrill 30 Read More »

Beck claims protecting the ball a trademark of Nebraska football…really? (AUDIO)

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I’m not sure I would call protecting the football a trademark of NU football under Bo Pelini and Tim Beck (a term he used the other day at practice)…turnovers have always been an issue, in my mind. I could be wrong, but turnovers have been an issue against Northwestern as well.Beck says he wants to […] Read More »

Nebraska-Rutgers set for 1 p.m. kick

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The Big Ten Conference announced that Nebraska’s Oct. 25 matchup with Rutgers will kick off at 11 a.m. CDT. The matchup at Memorial Stadium will be televised on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU. The Nebraska-Rutgers game is just the second all-time between the schools and the first ever meeting in Lincoln. The only previous game […] Read More »

No Husker football to watch. We have a couple of games to keep your eyes on (AUDIO)

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Of course it’s a bye week for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, but several games you need to keep your eyes on in terms of the standings in the Big Ten East. The first in Northwestern at Minnesota. The Wildcats host the Huskers next weekend and a win for them tomorrow over the Gophers would move them […] Read More »