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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 »

Huskers battle heat and hostile environment as Pelini pleased with better effort (AUDIO)

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The Huskers laid an early knockout blow in their 55-19 win at Fresno State, jumping out to a 14-0 lead in the first three minutes and Bo Pelini talked about how that kind of took the life out of the stadium.  562 total yards including 127 of those in the first three minutes of the […] Read More »

Huskers will try to snap Bulldogs long home winning streak

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With Fresno State sporting a 13-game home winning streak, currently the second-longest in the nation behind Northern Illinois’ 27-game streak, this might be the most anticipated home game since 2008 when the 10th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers rolled into Bulldog Stadium to face No. 21 Fresno State in its home opener. That was the last time the […] Read More »

High school football scores from 9/12/14

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Allen 63, Wausa 33 Amherst 47, Axtell 6 Anselmo-Merna 64, Bertrand 42 Ansley-Litchfield 28, Shelton 22 Arapahoe 26, Dundy County-Stratton 20 Arcadia-Loup City 22, Shelby 6 Archbishop Bergan 59, Palmyra 20 Arlington 34, Wayne 6 Ashland-Greenwood 34, Falls City 0 Auburn 28, Fairbury 20 Aurora 26, Adams Central 13 Axtell, KS 92, Lewiston 20 BDS […] Read More »

Late fall weather hampers UNK offense in loss to Washburn

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Washburn 10, Nebraska-Kearney 7 Washburn hit a field goal with eight minutes to go in the fourth quarter as they picked up a win on the road at Nebraska-Kearney. The two teams played a very even game as WU finished with 316 yards and UNK had 290 yards of total offense. For the Ichabods Mitch […] Read More »

High school football scores from 9/11/14

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Burwell 27, Neligh-Oakdale 13 Creighton Preparatory School 34, Omaha Central 14 Sandhills/Thedford 55, Mullen 30 Read More »

Will Randy Gregory play? If so, how much? (AUDIO)

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Bo Pelini says Randy Gregory will be back on the defensive line for the Huskers this Saturday night at Fresno State. Gregory doesn’t sound so sure of that. He tells us he’s 100%, but is he afraid to go out there and push it? Listen to the Big Red Report This is the second of three […] Read More »

Huskers will get Gregory back for Fresno State and Cotton calls his play “bone headed” (AUDIO)

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Good news on the injury front. The Huskers will have their biggest defensive threat back on the field. Bo Pelini said Randy Gregory, who has played just in the opening series of the Florida Atlantic game will play at Fresno State. Pelini said Gregory looked great running on Sunday. The injury situation is a little […] Read More »

Penn State eligible for Big Ten football championships again

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The Big Ten Conference, through its Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COPC), has agreed today to restore Penn State’s eligibility for the Big Ten Football Championship Game. The agreement follows the announcement today, by the NCAA, to further modify sanctions set forth in the Consent Decree entered into with Penn State on July 23, 2012, […] Read More »

NU punter picks up Big Ten special team honors

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Nebraska punter Sam Foltz was honored for his performance against McNeese State on Saturday, as he was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. It is the first time the Grand Island native has received the Big Ten honor, and marks the second straight week a Husker has received a Big Ten weekly […] Read More »

Abullah named to Hornung honor roll

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Husker I-back Ameer Abdullah was one of four players around the nation named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field. Abdullah earned the honored as he totaled 184 all-purpose yards in a 31-24 win over McNeese State. His 58-yard touchdown reception with 20 seconds left, which was the No. […] Read More »

High school football scores from 9/5/14

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Friday (09/05/2014) Ainsworth 28, Centura 18 Archbishop Bergan 55, Freeman 8 Ashland-Greenwood 28, Syracuse 13 Aurora 46, Alliance 27 Axtell 48, Dundy County-Stratton 6 BDS 30, Blue Hill 23 Bancroft-Rosalie 66, Osceola 36 Battle Creek 41, Oakland-Craig 6 Bellevue West 42, Papillion-LaVista South 32 Bertrand 40, Eustis-Farnam 10 Bishop Neumann 28, Lincoln Christian 26 Boone […] Read More »