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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 »

Lopers picked near the bottom of the MIAA conference

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Nebraska-Kearney football team is picked 10th (media) and 11th (coaches) in the MIAA preseason polls for the upcoming 2014 season.  The polls were released today as a part of MIAA Media Day at Sporting Park in Kansas City. The stadium is the new home of the NCAA Division II Championship game. Last fall, the Lopers […] Read More »

Chadron State picked for second place in the RMAC

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The Chadron State College football team is picked to finish second in the 2014 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.  The Eagles, who finished the 2013 season with an 8-3 record and a 7-2 mark in the league, received 69 votes to edge third-ranked Colorado School of Mines’ 67 votes. Colorado State University-Pueblo is […] Read More »

Shorter practice time works out well for the Huskers (AUDIO)

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The Nebraska football team hit the practice field for the first time in 2014 going through just a one-hour and 40-minute workout in shorts and helmets on Monday evening.   Head Coach Bo Pelini enters his seventh year for a team that includes 14 returning starters from last year, and finished 9-4 including a Gator Bowl victory versus Georgia […] Read More »

UNK Lopers football unveils new uniforms for this season

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A new look is coming to Loper Athletics this year. On Monday, the University of Nebraska at Kearney unveiled its new Under Armour football uniforms for the 2014 season. “It’s been really fun seeing the facial expressions of our student athletes when they see the new uniforms. They are anxious to wear the 100 percent custom-designed […] Read More »

Husker unveil their alternate uniforms. Fan day set for today

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The University of Nebraska and adidas unveiled new Red Rising TECHFIT football uniforms that the Huskers will wear on Sept. 27 when they host Illinois at 8 p.m. on Homecoming.  Celebrating the 125th year of Nebraska football, the new all-red uniform features black metallic stripes on the jersey and pant, ultra-light black and silver metallic […] Read More »

Nebraska ranked 22nd in first Coaches Poll

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The Nebraska football team was ranked 22nd in the initial Coaches Poll released Thursday morning. The Huskers received 228 points in a poll of 62 FBS head coaches. Nebraska returns 14 starters, including All-America candidates Ameer Abdullah and Randy Gregory, and 45 letterwinners from a team that went 9-4 and capped the year with a […] Read More »

Omaha’s FXFL football team will be named…Mammoths

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You may or may not have heard about this new Fall Experimental Football League, known as the FXFL. Well, Omaha has a franchise and  they released their name and logo. They’ll be known as the Mammoths. The club chose the name over Channel Cats and Drive. The league and team wanted a strong name and […] Read More »

Former Nebraska kickers adjusting to a change in the NFL landscape for different reasons

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Despite coming off one of the best years of his 12-year NFL career, former Nebraska kicker and current New York Giant, Josh Brown is playing for his NFL career as he kicks against free agent Brandon McManus, who was brought into camp as competition for the veteran.  McManus is Temple’s career leader in field goals […] Read More »