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Pro football coming back to Omaha

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They keep trying pro football in Omaha. Brian Woods, the founder of the Fall Experimental Football League is expected to announce today,  Omaha and Austin, TX, as the first two franchises in what will be a six or eight team league in what will be known as the FXFL. Omaha would play three Wednesday night […] Read More »

Nebraska football season tickets now on sale

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Individuals interested in purchasing any of the remaining available seats can go to Huskers.com/tickets or call the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office at 800 8 BIG RED. This season fans have the opportunity to get a view of the field from the seats that are available on Huskers.com. Season tickets for the 2014 season are $56 […] Read More »

Creighton Prep senior QB leads North to win in Shrine Bowl game

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Easton Stick, the former Creighton Prep QB star, threw for 124 yards and ran for 94 and a touchdown in the North’s 30-7 win in the 56th annual Shrine Bowl football game.  Stick was named the offensive player of the game.  QB Brad Brazeal threw for 123 yards and a touchdown as he and Stick combined […] Read More »

Nebraska sees their top fundraiser leave and football loses a recruit

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Paul Meyers, a key fundraiser for University of Nebraska athletics resigned on Wednesday after 20 years with the athletic department. The 49 year old Meyers has been associate AD for the Huskers Athletic Fund since 2005 and has led the department’s fundraising since 2000. He’s helped raise more than $250 million for NU athletics. Meyers was […] Read More »

Husker football gets a transfer from Washington

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Damore’ea Stringfellow, a former University of Washington wide receiver,  is transferring to Nebraska. He will likely have to sit out the 2014 season per NCAA transfer rules. Last season at Washington, Stringfellow caught 20 passes for 259 yards and a touchdown. However, he comes with baggage. Stringfellow was involved in a fight with two Seattle Seahawk fans […] Read More »

Case against Nebraska linebacker for stolen bicycles dropped

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The Lancaster County Attorney’s Office dismissed the case against 19-year old Nebraska linebacker Josh Banderas this past Friday, after the Lincoln native agreed to attend a pre-trial diversion program. Banderas was accused of felony theft for stealing seven bicycles from a bike rack on campus last week. Husker football coach Bo Pelini hasn’t released a comment regarding Banderas’ status for […] Read More »

Nebraska defensive stars Cooper and Gregory named to LOTT Award watch list

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Nebraska football’s Corey Cooper and Randy Gregory were among 42 players named to the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List when the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced its nominees on Wednesday. The Lott IMPACT Trophy goes to the college football defensive player who has the biggest IMPACT on his team both on and off the […] Read More »

Philadelphia voids the three year deal with Martinez after he fails his physical exam

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Ex-Husker quarterback Taylor Martinez will have to put his NFL dreams on hold. The three-year contract he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles was voided after he failed a medical exam, according to a story in the Lincoln Journal Star. Martinez did not pass his physical after the team took x-rays on his left foot that caused […] Read More »

NU linebacker Banderas and NU distrance runner Keifer charged with stealing bicycles

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19 year old Nebraska student athletes Josh Banderas and Lucas Keifer were charged by Lancaster County prosecutors on Tuesday for stealing seven bicycles off a bike rake on the University of Lincoln campus late Monday afternoon. Banderas, a middle linebacker on the Husker football team, and Keifer, a long distance runner, were pulled over by […] Read More »

Martinez signs free agent deal with Philly, but what position will he play?

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Former Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez worked out at quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back at Nebraska’s pro day in March. He prefers to play quarterback, saying he “loves the position,” but after going undrafted, Martinez signed on with the Philadelphia Eagles. How they use Martinez is an uncertainty. Martinez has speed and when he’s healthy, […] Read More »

Spencer Long picked in the third round of the NFL Draft

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Offensive guard Spencer Long became the second Husker selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, as he was selected by the Washington Redskins in the third round on Friday evening.  Long was the 78th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and the 14th pick in the third round.   Long became the highest-drafted Husker linemen […] Read More »

Nebraska’s Jean-Baptiste picked in the second round of NFL draft

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Cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste was the first Nebraska player off the board in the 2014 NFL Draft, as he was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the second round on Friday evening.  Jean-Baptiste was the 58th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and the 26th pick in the second round.   The 6-3, 220-pound Jean-Baptiste […] Read More »

Papillion La-Vista names assistant, the new football coach

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Papillion-La Vista High School named Sean McLaughlin its new head football coach. McLaughlin was a varsity assistant football and track coach and has taught social studies teacher at Papillion-La Vista since 2009. He was an all-state QB while playing f... Read More »

Wayne State’s offense wins spring scrimmage over defense

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Spring football came to an for the Wayne State football team at Cunningham Field in Wayne with the White team (offense) taking a 21-0 victory over the Black team (defense). The White team got on the board on their second drive of the game as quarterback Zach Osborn found tight end Joe Trouba on a […] Read More »

Chadron State wraps up spring football with “fun filled” game

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Spring football practice at Chadron State College ended Saturday morning with the defense squeezing out a 23-16 victory over the offense in what head coach Jay Long described as a “fun-filled game.” Actually, only one touchdown and one field goal were scored, but points were also awarded in various other ways—such as for coming up […] Read More »