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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 »

High school football scores from Friday 11/7

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Friday (11/07/2014) Aquinas Catholic 21, Hastings St. Cecilia 10 Ashland-Greenwood 37, Grand Island Central Catholic 7 Battle Creek 37, Archbishop Bergan 0 Boone Central/Newman Grove 23, Norfolk Catholic 17 Cozad 41, Chadron 17 Creighton Preparatory School 30, Omaha Central 27 Elkhorn 10, Gretna 7 Grand Island 21, Millard West 6 Hartington Cedar Catholic 41, Freeman […] Read More »

Pelini says Abdullah will be ready for Wisconsin

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There will be a collective sigh of relief around Husker Nation after Bo Pelini delivers his news that Ameer Abdullah will be ready to go against Wisconsin. Pelini said the Heisman hopeful is “doing great” and that the MCL sprain is not as bad as first feared.  Abdullah left NU’s 35-14 win over Purdue in the first quarter […] Read More »

Abdullah and Gregory up for national awards (AUDIO)

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Nebraska standouts Ameer Abdullah and Randy Gregory were named semifinalists for prestigious national awards Monday morning. Abdullah is one of 20 semifinalists for the Maxwell Award, while Gregory is among 20 semifinalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award. Both awards are presented by the Maxwell Football Club. Abdullah has rushed for 1,250 yards and scored 19 […] Read More »

Nothing wrong with the defense leading the way in Husker victories (AUDIO)

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Yeah it wasn’t pretty, but in this day and age of spread offense, hurry up offense, quick score type of game we’re used to seeing, special teams and good old defense can still make for a good football game, a good football team.  Nothing wrong with having just a serviceable offense if you have a […] Read More »

Huskers facing a refreshed Boilermaker team coming off a bye week

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The Purdue Boilermakers have an improved offense, but the Nebraska Cornhuskers are at home and playing with a sense of urgency ever since the loss at Michigan State.  Nebraska hopes to keep pace in the Big Ten West with a victory today as the Huskers head into another bye week. Kickoff today is set for […] Read More »

High school football playoff scores from 10/31/14

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Aquinas Catholic 45, Gibbon 12 Archbishop Bergan 26, Malcolm 0 Ashland-Greenwood 48, Central City 14 Battle Creek 31, Lutheran High Northeast 10 Beatrice 42, Elkhorn South 35 Blair 31, Crete 22 Boone Central/Newman Grove 48, Milford-Dorchester 7 Chadron 6, Ogallala 0 Columbus Scotus 35, Pierce 7 Cozad 41, Fort Calhoun 13 Creighton Preparatory School 35, […] Read More »

High school football 2014 playoff pairings with days and times

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Class A Friday’s games, opening round No. 16 Lincoln Southwest (4-5) at No. 1 Omaha North (9-0), 7 p.m. No. 9 Kearney (6-3) at No. 8 Norfolk (7-2), 7 p.m. No. 12 Omaha Westside (5-4) at No. 5 Millard West (6-3), 7:30 p.m. No. 13 Columbus (5-4) at No. 4 Grand Island (8-1), 7 p.m. […] Read More »

Abdullah hauls in more awards and Pelini talks intensity (AUDIO)

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In addition to being named Big Ten offensive player of the week, NU’s Ameer Abdullah was also named the Athlon Sports National Player of the Week, the College Football Performance Awards National All-Purpose Performer of the Week and he was named to the Paul Hornung Award Week Nine Honor Roll.  He has 4,226 career rushing […] Read More »

Ameer Abdullah named Big Ten offensive player of the week. Of course he was

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Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska •           Produced a school-record 341 all-purpose yards, including 19 carries for 225 yards and three rushing touchdowns, in Nebraska’s victory over Rutgers •           Added 90 yards on two kickoff returns and 26 yards on two receptions •           Moved into second place on the Big Ten […] Read More »

Illinois’ upset win over Minnesota tightens up Big Ten West race (AUDIO)

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It was quiet week in the Big Ten with several schools on their bye week, but an interesting one nonetheless as it pertains to the division race in the West. The Huskers got a lot of help from Illinois with their upset 28-24 win at Minnesota. The Illini defense scored a late touchdown and had […] Read More »