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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 »

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 »