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Armstrong wants another shot at Michigan State (AUDIO)

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It was a weekend full of upsets in college football, as the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 8th ranked teams were all upset this past week…Five of the top ten schools lost. The Nebraska Cornhuskers did everything they could in the fourth quarter to make Michigan State the 6th top 10 team to lose, but […] Read More »

Huskers have struggled against ranked teams under Pelini (AUDIO0

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If history repeats itself on Saturday, this could be a tough one for the Huskers when they travel to Michigan State. After grabbing a victory in its Big Ten opener against Illinois, Nebraska hits the road for the first time in conference action. The Huskers are 1-2 in Big Ten road openers, defeating Purdue last […] Read More »

Armstrong and other focused on eliminating turnovers against Michigan State (AUDIO)

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Last year when the Huskers lost to Michigan State, Tommy Armstrong threw two big touchdown passes…a 32 yarder to Sam Burtch in the first quarter and a 38 yarder to Kenny Bell late in the third. Ameer Abdullah gained 123 yards on 32 carries. It was the first time a team was able to gain more […] Read More »

High school football scores for Friday 9/26/14

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Adams Central 41, Gering 12 Anselmo-Merna 90, Pleasanton 36 Ansley-Litchfield 28, Twin Loup 8 Aquinas Catholic 38, Yutan 0 Arapahoe 48, Axtell 12 Arcadia-Loup City 29, Ravenna 14 Archbishop Bergan 46, Tekamah-Herman 6 Arthur County 33, Minatare 28 Ashland-Greenwood 48, Arlington 7 Aurora 20, McCook 19 Battle Creek 43, Crofton 0 Beatrice 54, Mount Michael […] Read More »

Illinois’ young QB will face his toughest test yet. Sophomore off to record breaking start

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers open up Big Ten play today facing the Illinois Fighting Illini with an 8 p.m. kickoff.  Last week, Miami’s young quarterback saw what can happen with 92,000 fans getting revved up into a frenzy and now the Illini sophomore quarterback Wes Lunt could get the next dose as he faces an improving […] Read More »

Pelini is looking for the defense to tighten up their technique against Illinois

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The Huskers turn their attention to the start of Big Ten play, hosting Illinois. Overall Bo Pelini happy with the 4-0 start, but defensively his team is cutting some corners when it comes to the basics and it showed at times against Miami.  Miami approached this game a little differently than what they’ve done in […] Read More »

Abdullah named Big Ten player of the week (AUDIO)

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Nebraska I-back Ameer Abdullah earned Big Ten weekly honors for the second time this season on Monday. Abdullah shared Big Ten Offensive honors with Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon following Nebraska’s 41-31 win over Miami Saturday night. Abdullah totaled 313 all-purpose yards – an NCAA single-game high in 2014 – as he rushed for 229 yards on […] Read More »

Division II football recap: All three Nebraska schools lose

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MSU Moorhead 40, Wayne State 36 MSU Moorhead stopped Wayne State on a fourth and goal at the nine yard line on the final play of the game to win a wild 40-36 Northern Sun Conference football game over the Wildcats Saturday afternoon at Bob Cunningham Field in Wayne. The visiting Dragons improve to 1-2 […] Read More »

High school football scores from Friday 9/19/04

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Allen 68, Omaha Nation 38 Amherst 54, Franklin 20 Anselmo-Merna 80, Elwood 52 Ansley-Litchfield 70, Axtell 21 Aquinas Catholic 61, Weeping Water 0 Arapahoe 42, Perkins County 22 Archbishop Bergan 58, Elmwood-Murdock 14 Arthur County 78, St. Edward 58 Ashland-Greenwood 55, Lincoln Christian 7 Aurora 32, Hastings 7 Axtell, KS 26, Pawnee City 22 BDS […] Read More »

Nebraska ready to rekindle an old football rivalry tonight

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The Nebraska football team is ready for their Saturday night showdown with the Miami Hurricanes. Head Coach Bo Pelini said the team had a good week of preparation. “I think our guys are recovered from the weekend—from the travel and all that,” Pelini said. “I think we have had good tempo, and I think we have had a good […] Read More »

Nebraska kicker injured in a motorcycle accident

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21-year old Mauro Bondi, a kicker for the Nebraska football team, suffered a broken collarbone after he crashed his motorcycle Thursday night in Lincoln. Lincoln police report that around 6:30 p.m., Bondi was traveling west on Alvo Road when he couldn’t handle a turn.  Bondi’s motorcycle hit a curb and then went off the road.  A person in […] Read More »

Huskers ready for an electric atmosphere when they host Miami (AUDIO)

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The Huskers will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1994 National Championship Team prior to Saturday night’s game against Miami, which is fitting. Players like sophomore defensive tackle Vincent Valentine is expected the stadium to be jumpin’.  Meanwhile sophomore offensive lineman Alex Lewis knows the historical meaning behind playing this game. Other game notes: NU […] Read More »

High school football scores from Thursday 9/18/14

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Burwell 18, Clearwater/Orchard 13 Creighton Preparatory School 65, Omaha South 12 Millard South 35, Fremont 20 Norfolk Catholic 47, David City 7 Omaha North 62, Bellevue West 21 Read More »

If NU wants to rattle Miami’s freshman QB, they need to take away his run game (AUDIO)

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Miami will start a true freshman at quarterback Brad Kaaya and so far the reviews on him have all been positive. Husker defensive coordinator John Papuchis talks about how the kid doesn’t get rattled.  However, 92,000 fans in Memorial Stadium on Saturday may change that. Defensive end Randy Gregory thinks so. The Canes averaging 247 passing […] Read More »

Huskers ready to renew an old rivarly (AUDIO)

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The Huskers are 24th in this week’s AP poll, and they host an old rival of sorts in Miami this Saturday at 7 p.m. The game will be the renewal of one of college football’s most significant non-conference rivalries where the two schools are 5-5 in the all-time series. The two programs have combined for […] Read More »