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Nebraska-Kearney gets a new head football coach

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The University of Nebraska at Kearney has hired former Central Missouri assistant coach Josh Lamberson as its head football coach, UNK announced today. UNK will formally introduce Lamberson as its 17th coach in team history at a 10 a.m. news conference Monday at the Health and Sports Center. “I’m extremely honored and excited to help […]

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Cotton lays out for simple goals for the Huskers over the final month of the season (AUDIO)

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First practice for the Nebraska football team since the firing of Bo Pelini. Barney Cotton, who is the interim coach leading the Huskers in the Holiday Bowl had a four goals for his team over the final three weeks of the 2014 season.  Cotton has taken the responsibility of running this team very seriously and […]

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Riley’s staff taking shape (AUDIO)

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Mike Riley’s staff at Nebraska is starting to take shape.  Nebraska Radio Network contributor Sean Callahan says new offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh has reached out to Omaha North.  High school kids who were recruited by Oregon State defensive coordinator Mark Banker have confirmed they’ve been contacted by Banker saying he was Nebraska’s new defensive […]

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Holiday Bowl executive director excited for the Nebraska-USC matchup (AUDIO)

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The Husker football team will be headed back to the Holiday Bowl and take on USC. Executive director Bruce Benkowski is thrilled with the matchup.  It will present a rare opportunity for this San Diego bowl. It will be played in prime time on Saturday the 27th. Our first look at USC. They finished 8-4 […]

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Huskers return to the San Diego to face USC in the Holiday Bowl

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The Husker football team will face USC in the Holiday Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 27, making it the third trip to that bowl game in the last five years.  NU beat Arizona 33-0 in 2009 and losing to Steve Sarkisian’s Washington team 19-7 in 2010. The Trojans, now coached by Sarkisian, have an 8-4 record […]

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Eichorst has his eyes set on Arkansas’ Bielema

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There may have been a very good reason why Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst had no plans to hire a consulting firm to help in the search for the Huskers next football coach. According to FootballScoop.com, Eichorst has his sights set on Arkansas coach Bret Bielema. If Bielema leaves the SEC school, his contract buyout […]

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Players meet one final time with Pelini to get the truth on how this all went down (AUDIO)

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Former Husker head coach Bo Pelini finally had a chance to talk with his team. A meeting was held last night at Lincoln North Star High School. Pelini, no longer employed by the University, had to hold the meeting off campus.  Judging by the tweets sent out by quite a few players, it’s easy to […]

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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. […]

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.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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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