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Eichorst has a leg up on coaching search on Michigan if Hoke is let go (AUDIO)

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Tell me you were not surprised that Bo Pelini was fired before Michigan’s Brady Hoke, who has been on the hot seat all season? Apparently Pelini’s went from luke warm to blazing after the trouncing by Wisconsin. Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst made a quick decision, less than 48 hours after the season finale at Iowa. […] Read More »

.713 winning percentage not enough for Eichorst to justify keeping Pelini (AUDIO)

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“For whatever reason, we weren’t good enough in the games that mattered against championship quality opponents,” Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst said on Sunday morning after he announced he was replacing Bo Pelini as the head football coach.  “We gave coach ample time, ample resources, and ample support to get that done, now we’re heading […] Read More »

Pelini out as head coach of Nebraska

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University of Nebraska Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst fired Head Football Coach Bo Pelini effective immediately.  Eichorst released a statement on Sunday morning. “Earlier this morning, I informed Coach Bo Pelini of our decision to move forward in a new direction. Coach Pelini served our University admirably for seven years and led our football program’s transition […] Read More »

Abdullah speaks to the media for the first time since his injury (AUDIO)

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Ameer Abdullah met with the media for the first time since injuring his MCL in the Purdue game.  It’s been a difficult couple of weeks for the once Heisman hopeful who has now put aside his personal goals for the better of the team. “It sucks,” was how Abdullah reacted when asked about dealing with […] Read More »

Results from day one of the 2014 high school football championships

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High school football state championships.  Omaha North won their second straight Class A title, led by Calvin Strong who rushed for 286 yards and three touchdowns as the Vikings beat Creighton Prep 41-0.  In the Class D-1 final, Hemingford brings the panhandle a state championship for the first time since 1986.  A 52-8 win over […] Read More »

The play of Tommy Armstrong one bright spot in an otherwise disappointing performance (AUDIO)

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One positive for the game on the offense was the play of quarterback Tommy Armstrong.  He was 12 of 29 for 223 yards, he ran for 45 yards and didn’t turn the ball over.  Armstrong has been doing his work behind a shaky offensive line that needs some work.  Nebraska ran the ball just about two-thirds […] Read More »

To wear or not to wear (Blackshirts). That is the question (AUDIO)

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Nebraska senior wide receiver Kenny Bell loves Husker nation, but as far as some of the negative talk, especially following the loss to Wisconsin, he’s shut it out.  He’s focusing in on his final game this Saturday at Memorial Stadium, when the Huskers host Minnesota.  Bell said he’s looking forward to playing this home game with […] Read More »

First look at Minnesota…watch the Gophers tight end (AUDIO)

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Let’s take our first look at the Minnesota Golden Gophers and one of their big offensive weapons. It’s tight end Maxx Williams. He was named one of eight semifinalists for the John Mackey Award, presented annually to the nation’s top tight end. Williams, a redshirt sophomore, leads Minnesota in receptions (25), receiving yards (373), receiving […] Read More »

Class D semifinal football scores

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Class D-1 Monday’s semifinal results Hemingford 26, Elm Creek 15 BDS 44, Guardian Angels CC 40 Class D-2 Monday’s semifinal results Exeter-Milligan 28, Falls City Sacred Heart 22 Anselmo-Merna 56, Maxwell 36 Read More »

High school football playoff scores from 11/14/14

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Aquinas Catholic 31, Battle Creek 20 Ashland-Greenwood 34, Cozad 7 Boone Central/Newman Grove 34, Kearney Catholic 7 Creighton Preparatory School 28, Papillion-LaVista South 0 Elkhorn 24, McCook 10 Hartington Cedar Catholic 19, Oakland-Craig 0 Omaha No... Read More »

Pelini won’t fully commit to saying “Yes, Ameer Abdullah will play Saturday” (AUDIO

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Tomorrow, the weather forecast for Madison Wisconsin calls for cloudy skies and a high only of 30 for tomorrow’s kickoff between the Huskers and the Badgers. NU spent some time outdoors this week getting ready for the weather, but Bo Pelini doesn’t buy too much into that. I’m still not sold Ameer Abdullah is playing […] Read More »

Eight-man football quarterfinal scores from 11/11/14

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Class D-1 Tuesday’s quarterfinal results Elm Creek 30, Creighton 8 Hemingford 56, Fullerton 6 Guardian Angels CC 46, Friend 26 BDS 24, Heartland 20 Monday’s semifinal games No. 3 Hemingford (11-0) at No. 5 Elm Creek (10-1) No. 5 Guardian Angels CC (11-0) at No. 2 BDS (10-1) Class D-2 Tuesday’s quarterfinal results Exeter-Milligan 28, […] Read More »

Pelini sounds “iffy” when talking about Abdullah’s availability for Saturday

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Since 1901, Wisconsin and Nebraska have met a total of eight times on the football field with each school winning four games apiece. Now, this season, this game will feature two of the top running backs not only in the Big Ten, but in country. Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin has over 1,500 rushing yards, Ameer […] Read More »

Nebraska-Wisconsin to play for the Freedom Trophy

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Wisconsin and Nebraska always have plenty to play for when the two Big Ten rivals meet on the football field. Now, the Freedom Trophy can be added to that list.  The trophy will be on the line for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 15, when the Badgers host the Cornhuskers at Camp Randall Stadium. […] Read More »

Huskers and Wisconsin kick time set

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The Big Ten Conference announced late Saturday night that Nebraska’s game at Wisconsin next Saturday will kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT. The game will be televised nationally on ABC. Read More »