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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 »

High school football schedules for 2014 and 2015 released

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Following are the 2014 and 2015 high school football schedules for every team in every class: CLASS A: Bellevue East 2014 Schedule: Week 1 Lincoln East Week 2 Millard South Week 3 @Omaha Bryan Week 4 South Sioux City Week 5 @Bellevue West Week 6 Creighton Preparatory School Week 7 Omaha Central Week 8 @Omaha […] Read More »

Abdullah and Gregory named to Big Ten’s “players to watch”

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The Big Ten Conference announced its fourth annual football Players to Watch list, with 10 players earning preseason recognition. The preseason Players to Watch list is selected by a media panel and consists of five student-athletes each from the East Division and West Division. Nebraska and Wisconsin lead the way with two players each on […] Read More »

NU’s Abdullah to speak at Big Ten luncheon

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Big Ten Football Media Days kickoff in Chicago. Ameer Abdullah will be the student-athlete speaker for Tuesday’s media days’ kickoff luncheon. The Nebraska running back led the Big Ten in rushing last season as a junior and passed up the NFL to return to college. He’s been quoted as saying “I have come to realize […] Read More »

Abdullah on Doak Walker list

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Nebraska senior I-back Ameer Abdullah has been named as one of the preseason candidates for the 2014 Doak Walker Award Thursday morning. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top college running back. The 5-9, 195-pound Abdullah rushed for 1,690 yards in 2013, the most of any player returning for 2014. Abdullah owns 2,977 […] Read More »

First eight Husker football games have times set

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The 125th season of Nebraska football will kick off on Saturday, Aug. 30, when the Huskers play host to Florida Atlantic at Memorial Stadium. Game time has been set for 2:30 p.m. CDT with television coverage provided by BTN.  The Huskers stay at home in week two and will take on McNeese State in a […] Read More »

NU receiver pleads guilty to marijuana charge

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Nebraska wide receiver Jariah Tolbert entered a plea of guilty for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana on Tuesday, from a June 12th incident on tennis courts on the Nebraska-Lincoln campus. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound freshman from Louisiana pleaded not guilty, on the charge of obstructing an officer. Tolbert will pay a $300 fine […] Read More »

Nebraska fan day set for August 1st

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The 2014 Husker football team will hold their annual Nebraska Football Fan Day on Friday, Aug. 1. The event at Memorial Stadium will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. inside Memorial Stadium. All Husker players that will be part of preseason camp will be in attendance and available to fans. Autograph cards and other items […] Read More »

Bell named to Biletnikoff watch list

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Nebraska senior receiver Kenny Bell was named to the watch list for the 2014 Biletnikoff Award. The award recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. The 6-1, 185-pound Bell ranks fifth on Nebraska’s career receptions list with 134 catches, leaving him 32 catches behind the NU record of 166 receptions by Nate Swift. Bell is third in […] Read More »

Husker football news briefs…Gregory on another watch list, freshman leaves and former player pleads guilty

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Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory was named to the Lombardi Award Watch List, his fourth award list he’s been added to. Five Huskers have won the Lombardi Award, most recently Ndamukong Suh in 2009. The Lombardi is another award given to the best down lineman on offense or defense. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini confirmed that […] Read More »

Meet the newest members of the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame

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Three former all-conference offensive linemen headlined by All-American and 12-year NFL veteran Russ Hochstein join Nebraska’s all-time leading tackler Barrett Ruud in a group of four Huskers being inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 2014.  Nebraska-Kearney All-America quarterback Justin Coleman adds a state college flavor to the 2014 induction class. Coleman, a […] Read More »

NU defensive end Gregory added to Bronco Nagurski award watch list

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The preseason honors continue to roll in for Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory. The junior standout was named to the watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy on Thursday. The 6-6, 240-pound Gregory is among the nation’s top returning defenders. Gregory led the Big Ten with 10.5 sacks last season, including nine in conference games. […] Read More »

Pelini named to the Rimington Trophy watch list

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Nebraska senior Mark Pelini is one of 66 centers who have been named to the official watch list for the 2014 Rimington Trophy. The Rimington Trophy is presented annually to the nation’s top center. The award is named in honor of Dave Rimington who twice won the Outland Trophy and captured the Lombardi Award during […] Read More »

NU’s Abdullah, Bell, Gregory named to football award watch lists

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Husker seniors Ameer Abdullah and Kenny Bell and junior Randy Gregory were each named to watch lists.  One of the nation’s top returning rushers, Abdullah was named to watch lists for both the 78th annual Maxwell Award and the Paul Hornung Award. Bell was also named to the Hornung Award Watch List, while Gregory was […] Read More »

Huskers lose wide receiver transfer to Ole Miss

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The Husker football team lost out as former Washington wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow switched his transfer commitment late Thursday night from Nebraska to Mississippi. Stringfellow took a visit to the Ole Miss campus this week, after it was reported that the 6’3, 229 pound wideout signed transfer paperwork with Nebraska. The decision comes on the […] Read More »