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NEWS ARCHIVE

November 2016

30 WED
Opportunity is finally knocking for Rex Burkhead in Cincinnati.
The Denver Broncos' Andy Janovich has season-ending ankle surgery.
Nebraska is one of just 10 Power Five schools with no decommitments this recruiting cycle.
USA Today looks back on the season of tributes to Sam Foltz.
Jeremy Pernell recaps and grades the Huskers' November performance and provides a recruiting update.
Wideouts are among the latest recipients of Husker recruiting offers.*
It's time for Adam Carriker to be the answer man as he fields two dozen fan questions as quickly as he can.
29 TUE
The Huskers next September will face an Oregon team that's breaking in a new coach as Mark Helfrich has been fired after four seasons.
Nebraska ends its four-week run in the playoff rankings.
Dylan Utter makes the Pro Football Focus national team of the week.
Nathan Gerry is a second- and third-team pick on the All-Big Ten defensive teams, and several Huskers make honorable mention.*
Cornerback Chris Jones says he'll be back* for his senior year. | Discuss
The OWH looks at where Husker coaches are recruiting* this week.
Corn Nation runs down the technical details of Iowa's dominance Friday.
28 MON
A documentary on Lawrence Phillips will premiere Dec. 16 on Showtime. | Trailer
Injuries were part of why the offense regressed* in 2016.
Graduate assistant Tavita Thompson is hitting the recruiting trail* for the first time. | Biggest December visits
The Outback seems to still be the Huskers' likely bowl destination.
Poll question: How disappointing was the loss to Iowa?
Adam Carriker weighs in on the bowl and playoff possibilities (and he'd rather not be wearing the shirt he's got on).
Nebraska's loss to Iowa could be a catalyst for change* – just two years after the roles were reversed.*
27 SUN
Bruce Read has been dismissed* as special teams* coordinator. | Who'll replace him? | Commentary: Sipple,* Bruntz | Discuss
NU falls to 22nd in the coaches' poll and 23rd in AP. | McKewon's ballot*
KLIN's Big Red Replay has Iowa game highlights and analysis.
This week in Husker history: Coach Bill Jennings is out, and the list of likely candidates to succeed him doesn't include Bob Devaney.
26 SAT
Tom Shatel says Nebraska must fully embrace* life in the Big Ten if it wants to contend for championships. | Yays & nays*
Nebraska is investigating an Iowa player’s claim that racial slurs* were directed at him by one or more Husker players.
It'll be Penn State vs. Wisconsin for the Big Ten title, and the Badgers' victory over Minnesota wins them the West outright. | Buckeyes win
What went wrong Friday? Adam Carriker gives his full recap of the offense, defense and special teams.
25 FRI

Ryker Fyfe
Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa 40, Nebraska 10. It's black-and-blue Friday as the Huskers take a pounding in Iowa City. Coverage and multimedia can be found on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Carriker gut reaction | McKewon analysis | Postgame presser | Big Red Over-Reaction
A share of the Big Ten West title and perhaps more is at stake for the Huskers today as they battle the Hawkeyes in Iowa City. Get the pregame lowdown from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),* Omaha (1, 2, 3),* Grand Island,* Des Moines, Cedar Rapids (1, 2) and Quad Cities (1, 2, 3). Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Heady, Leistikow, Barfknecht,* Callahan.
24 THU
Here are a few scenes from the Huskers' Thanksgiving.
Like Nebraska, Iowa has been patching things up on the O-line.
Former Husker Dahrran Diedrick has much to be thankful for after his rebound from a rare form of lymphoma.
Tre Bryant has seized opportunities* to become the de facto No. 2 I-back.
23 WED
Iowa has the edge in the predictions. | Scouting the Hawkeyes: 1,* 2
Mike Riley says Tommy Armstrong is the likely starter Friday and that all three quarterbacks will be available and ready. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3,* 4
The Huskers made the rounds at Lincoln hospitals Wednesday: 1, 2, 3
Husker linebackers coach Trent Bray is one of 40 nominees for the Broyles Award. | Banderas & Banderas: 1, 2*
An Iowa fan site features Kieron Williams as Nebraska's player to watch. | No Huddle preview | Fun facts | Oops!
Adam Carriker breaks down the QB situation, previews the Nebraska-Iowa matchup and gives his prediction for the game.
A victory Friday would give Mike Riley a four-win improvement from year one to year two, a first at Nebraska.
22 TUE
Iowa's tailback duo* poses a potent threat. | 5 keys | Iowa notes: 1, 2, 3
A foundation for the future* has been laid this year at defensive tackle.
There's chemistry and friendship at work with Nick Gates and Jerald Foster on the left side of the offensive line.
The Husker Greats Foundation is helping former gymnast Jim Unger as he endeavors to regain his ability to walk.
Nebraska receiver Gabe Rahn says growing up as a Husker fan in Hawkeye territory could get pretty testy at times.
Tommy Armstrong, Ryker Fyfe and Zack Darlington all took snaps at quarterback during Tuesday's practice, and Armstrong says he's confident he can play* Friday. | Video | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3 | Photos
Nebraska rises to 16th in the latest playoff rankings.
Sanctions against Notre Dame put Nebraska ahead of the Irish on the all-time wins list, at least temporarily. | Discuss
Jordan Westerkamp makes the Pro Football Focus national team of the week, and three Blackshirts earn PFF Big Ten honors.
Husker Doc Talk takes up the rivalry question and breaks down Friday's showdown in Iowa City.
The quarterback situation brings back memories of Nebraska @ Kansas State in 1994 and The Turmanator. | Watch
Mike Riley calls Monday night's practice “encouraging,” as Tommy Armstrong and Zack Darlington split the quarterback snaps and Ryker Fyfe is expected to be back in action today. | Teleconference notes*
Athlon Sports previews the game and predicts an Iowa victory.
Five citizen heroes will be honored at Friday's game.
21 MON
Freshman running back Tre Bryant is seeing his stock rise with solid play.
Continued ball security could be pivotal for the Huskers against Iowa.*
Iowa is challeneged by lingering injuries on the O-line. | 5 things
A toxicology report finds no sign of impairment in Mike Sadler in the crash that killed him and Sam Foltz.
A Marine veteran wants plaques installed at Memorial Stadium to honor evey Nebraskan who has died in a foreign conflict.
Ross Dzuris is drawing respect and praise as his Husker career nears an end. More player features: Gabe Rahn* | Caleb Lightbourn*
Land of 10 takes a look at Nebraska's options at quarterback.
Husker Dan says “Bando” has been a big part of the Huskers' turnaround.
Husker Chalk Talk breaks down the formations & play calls vs. Maryland.
View the Nebraska Football Show's extended Maryland game highlights.
Check out the blooper-reel edition of Carriker Chronicles.
A hearing in Keith Williams' DUI case is postponed until Dec. 19.*
Tom Osborne is pleased by Craig Bohl's success at Wyoming.
It's a juggling act at quarterback* as Ryker Fyfe has a broken bone* in his left wrist and is questionable for the Iowa game. Also, Stanley Morgan and Drew Brown are going through the concussion protocol. More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes: 1,* 2, 3* | PDF 2-deeps
Eighty years ago today, something special made its debut: the Hail Varsity fight song.
20 SUN
Iowa has been managing to win without much of a passing game.
Even though he's a senior, Ryker Fyfe* provided a glimpse of what the 2017 offense* will be like. More commentary: Yays & nays* | Husker Mike | Burning questions | Barfknecht
Senior leadership has helped the defense respond with two strong outings* after the embarrassment at Ohio State. | Notes*
A win over Iowa would be worth at least $100,000 to Mike Riley.
NU rises to 15th in the coaches' poll and 17th in AP. | McKewon's ballot*
This week in Husker history: The Game of the Century against Oklahoma – still a classic after 45 years.
Listen to Big Red Replay's Maryland game highlights and analysis.
See who has the edge in the Nebraska-Iowa stats matchup.
Adam Carriker breaks down stats and performances from Saturday's win, but Black Friday is already a little bit on his mind.
19 SAT
The Iowa game will have a 2:30 p.m. CST start on ABC* (national).

Ryker Fyfe
Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Huskers 28, Terps 7. Nebraska is never threatened as Ryker Fyfe leads the offense and the Blackshirts dominate for most of the day. | Game page | Carriker gut reaction | Stryker commentary | Highlights | McKewon analysis | Photos | Postgame video & audio
Next week's opponent, Iowa, shuts out Illinois, 28-0.
In Tad Stryker's pregame survey, fans say the defense is the 2016 Huskers' main strength.
Tommy Armstrong is not suited up, and Ryker Fyfe will get the start* at quarterback* for the Huskers. | Tommy's message
Eyes will be on the quarterback situation and hearts will be with the seniors as the Huskers go for win No. 9 in the program's first-ever game against Maryland. Here are the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island and Baltimore. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Heady, Callahan, York, Rosenthal.
18 FRI
Receiver Isaiah Hodgins picks Oregon State over Nebraska* and Oregon.
The current Alabama team has a chance to knock 1995 Nebraska off its perch in this all-time top 30.
Senior walk-on Ty Betka has yet to play in a game, but he has no doubt that his toils have been worth it.
The Osbornes’ TeamMates program* marks 25 years of service.
Former Husker player and associate athletic director Jamie Williams accepts a post with Maryland's athletic department.
The short notice for the Nebraska-Iowa kickoff time is an affront to paying fans, columnist Scott Dochterman writes.
Is the Broken Chair Trophy a goner? It seems so, and some are claiming it never existed. | Discuss
Tommy Armstrong’s injury at Ohio State and Spencer Lindsay's experience with double tragedies will be featured next week on BTN’s “The Journey.” | Previews
Having Perry Hills sit out this week might boost Maryland's bowl-eligibility hopes, but coach DJ Durkin says the banged-up QB will play if able.
The Board of Regents approves the $6.25 million plan to replace Memorial Stadium's video screens* during the offseason.
Drew Brown expects Senior Day without Sam Foltz to be as tough emotionally as the season opener.
Get your dose of pregame analysis via the Friday Husker Tailgate.
17 THU
Nebraska is gunning for just its second perfect home record* in 15 years.
Alonzo Moore is embracing it all* as his college days near an end.
Steve Sipple isn't buying the Big Ten's reasons for Friday night* games.
Mike Riley isn't alone in having his team's punt return game curtailed by the Australian influence and new formations.
Little has changed on the injury front, as Tommy Armstrong sits out Thursday's practice. | Video | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3
What's it like for a backup QB to lear he's getting his first start? Clete Blakeman and Matt Turman tell their stories.
Jack Johnson's Husker adventure begins with a press conference and his own locker. | Video
Big Red Max Wines has three case specials in time for the holidays: White, Red, Mixed
There's still just one contrarian in the predictions thus far. | Your pick
The high-achieving walk-ons of 2012 look back on their journey.*
Adam Carriker previews Maryland-Nebraska, talks about the importance of Tommy Armstrong playing and gives his score prediction.
The Huskers may need to rely on running back Terrell Newby’s “fresh” legs this week. | No Huddle preview
David Max will be a guest tonight as 1620 The Zone's Husker Radio Hour airs live from the Ice House in Omaha.
Maryland is refocusing on technique and effort in an attempt to end its losing skid. | Two players charged | Scouting the Terps*
The chance to play with his brother Trey provided extra motivation* to Jerald Foster during his injury rehab.
The Huskers' senior class will leave a legacy of productivity.
16 WED
Tommy Armstrong's availability Saturday is still up in the air. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3* |
See the Husker Chalk Talk breakdown of the Nebraska offense's formations and play selection against Minnesota.
The printable 2-deeps and rosters for Saturday's game are available now.
Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice discuss the emotions of Senior Day and how this team will be remembered.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones isn't giving up on Randy Gregory.
Mark Banker sees pro ball as a real possibility for Kevin Maurice*
Quarterback uncertainty has been a season-long issue for Maryland.
Eight-year-old Jack Johnson of Norfolk, a Nebraska fan who lives with a rare genetic disorder, will be a Husker for a day.* | Video
Senior kicker Spencer Lindsay's Husker career has come with a double dose of true-life pain.*
The OWH has a recruiting update* as the final home game nears.
15 TUE
Nebraska rises to No. 18 in the latest playoff rankings.
Defensive coordinator Mark Banker says the Huskers are preparing for a Maryland offense that finds creative ways* to move the ball. More from Tuesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2, 3,* 4* | Praise for Gerry | Photos
Nebraska Athletics' overall graduation success rate hits an all-time high.
Pro Football Focus names Nebraska defensive tackle Kevin Maurice to its national team of the week.
A Maryland blogger sizes up the Huskers. | First-time foes*
Adam Carriker fields a ton of fan questions, including special teams, X's and O's, the fullback and center positions, as well as some untold stories.
14 MON
Columnist Sean Keeler says there's a strong case to be made for Mike Riley as Big Ten coach of the year.
The Huskers' special teams get scrutinized: 1, 2,* 3*
The Blackshirts have made 4th-quarter stops* a specialty in close games.
Player Q&A's: Trey Foster Q&A | Kevin Maurice
Nebraska's senior walk-ons* have grown close since first coming together for the 2012 Shrine Bowl.
Jordan Westerkamp discusses Mike Riley's style and more on BTN Live.
Watch the Nebraska Football Show's extended game highlights.
Nate Gerry has accepted an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl.
The status of Tommy Armstrong is day to day because of his hamstring injury. More from Monday's press conference: Video & audio | Special-teams frustration | Notes: 1,* 2, 3,* 4
If you think Husker games are taking less time this year, you're right.
Tommy Armstrong earns Big Ten offensive player of the week honors for his performance against Minnesota.
Against the Gophers, offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf used quick throws to loosen up things for the running game.
Flipping last year's script on turnovers* is a big part of the Huskers' winning ways, Sam McKewon writes. More commentary: Yays & nays* | Husker Mike | York
13 SUN
Maryland is stinging from the worst back-to-back losses in program history. | QB decision pending
Wisconsin and Iowa are examples of how to make recruiting mesh with a team's identity and culture, Steve Sipple writes.
Tre Bryant's touchdown reception against Minnesota is evidence of the freshman running back's steady progress.
Nebraska climbs to No. 17 in the coaches' poll and No. 19 in AP. | McKewon's ballot*
Gift idea: Johnny Rodgers’ new book, “10 Minutes of Insanity.”
NU-Maryland will have an 11 a.m. start on ESPNews. | Stats matchup
Adam Carriker breaks down how the Huskers just won their most important game of the season (so far).
This week in Husker history: Nebraska makes its network TV debut.
12 SAT

Tommy Armstrong
Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Nebraska 24, Minnesota 17. Kieron Williams' interception inside the 5-yard-line seals it as the Huskers prevail on a strong performance by Tommy Armstrong. Get the details on the game page. | Stryker commentary | Highlights | McKewon recap | Postgame presser
Next week's opponent, Maryland, loses to Ohio State by a familiar score.
Tad Stryker's pregame fan poll finds more than 2-to-1 opposition to Friday night Husker home games.
The Huskers will try to break out of a two-game skid under the Memorial Stadium lights against a Minnesota team that's on a four-game roll. Here are the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island (1, 2), Minneapolis (1, 2, 3), and St. Paul. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* Heady, Keeler, York, Scoggins, Callahan, Bruntz.
11 FRI
New video screens and ribbon boards are planned for Memorial Stadium.
Niles Paul receives the Redskins' Ed Block Courage Award for 2016.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show guests: Clester Johnson & Phil Ellis
Former Husker Randy Gregory has reportedly failed another drug test.
Nebraska's quest to close the talent gap with the top teams is at a key juncture* in the Mike Riley era, Sam McKewon writes. | Visitor list
10 THU
Husker flashback: Willie Harper* | Future Husker: Keyshawn Johnson Jr.*
Nebraska's once-promising passing game is in a tailspin of late.
A columnist in Minneapolis says the game deserves greater interest than it's getting there. | Nebraska preview
Military veterans will be honored in a number of ways Saturday night.
Tommy Armstrong has moved another step closer to playing* Saturday against Minnesota. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2*
Jerry Tagge, who quarterbacked the Huskers' first two national title teams, briefly called it quits* after a discouraging freshman season. | Video
Saturday's game will feature a virtual reality immersive view for those with the right hardware and BTN access. | Discuss
Adam Carriker runs down the keys to the Minnesota-Nebraska game and gives his prediction – or maybe more of a pep talk.
09 WED
Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner's resurgence as a runner could make things tough on the Blackshirts. | Game and opponent previews: No Huddle, LJS, Corn Nation | Huskers.com
Nebraska is committed* to making its struggling run game work.
Rob Zatechka discusses the quarterback situation and more as the Huskers try to bounce back from a beating.
Targeting penalties have plagued the Gophers this season, and the team has disagreed with half the calls. | Linebacker's rise*
Tommy Armstrong is progressing and will practice Thursday, and Mike Riley is optimistic he'll be cleared to play* Saturday. Also, there's a chance Jerald Foster will see action against Minnesota. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Fyfe ready | Notes: 1,* 2,* 3
The Chair: Is it the coolest trophy in college football?
Steve Sipple says the lopsidedness of the loss at Ohio State is on the coaches.* | No answer to “why”
08 TUE
Neither the Big Ten nor Nebraska should stoop to scheduling Friday night games,* Lee Barfknecht writes.
Tommy Armstrong's quick return to the stadium Saturday night was unusual but not necessarily wrong, a concussion expert says.
The offensive line gets a boost as David Knevel and Tanner Farmer participate in practice. Meanwhile, the defensive coaches say the team can’t have a hangover from the Ohio State loss. More from Tuesday's half-pads session: Video | Notes: 1,* 2* | Photos: 1, 2*
Nebraska drops to No. 19 in the College Football Playoff rankings.
Husker Dan a lot of positives are still on the table for Nebraska.
Next year's contest at Illinois will be the Huskers' first Friday night game under the Big Ten's new TV arrangement. | 2017 schedule | Discuss
See Husker Chalk Talk's rundown of the Huskers' formations and play-calling at Ohio State.
Minnesota loses linebacker Cody Poock to injury. | PDF 2-deeps
What do the Huskers and President Warren G. Harding have in common? They both won on Election Day of 1920.
Adam Carriker outlines what needs to happen and what we can expect if Tommy Armstrong doesn't play and Ryker Fyfe does.
Blake Lawrence has been there when it comes to concussions, and he sees hope for a quick recovery by Tommy Armstrong.
07 MON
Don't miss our interview with Husker legend Rich Glover, plus information on how you can meet him Saturday.
The Huskers must regroup and try to learn* from their rash of “bad choices”* in Columbus.
Zack Darlington's multiple-role approach* is proving useful during the Huskers' quarterbacking pinch. More player features: Mick Stoltenberg,* Jordan Westerkamp*
It's easy to forget there's a trophy at stake Saturday.
The surprise of Monday's press conference was news of left guard Jerald Foster's possible return to action* before season's end.
If it's Ryker Fyfe at quarterback, how much must the offense adjust? Land of 10 examines the question.
Poll question: Can the Huskers bounce back against Minnesota?
Tommy Armstrong’s status is “day to day” as he goes through concussion protocol,* Mike Riley says. More from Monday's press conference: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3,* 4
06 SUN
Sam McKewon says the Huskers’ pass-heavy play-calling* in the second half only made things worse for the Blackshirts. More commentary: Sipple* | Padilla | Husker Mike | Nays & Nays* | Barfknecht*
The Huskers say they have confidence in Ryker Fyfe* if he's called on, but the game plan may require adjustments. | Classified information?
Were there positives from the Ohio State game? Adam Carriker says yes as he runs down the good, bad and ugly of Saturday night.
It's the Gophers, not the Huskers, who control their own destiny in the Big Ten West race. | Armstrong's iffy status | Stats matchup
Hear highlights and analysis of the Ohio State game on Big Red Replay.
The Husker tumble to No. 20 in the coaches' poll and No. 21 in AP. | McKewon's ballot*
This week in Husker history: Calvin Jones comes off the bench to rush for 294 yards and six TDs in a come-from-behind rout of Kansas.
05 SAT

Ohio State pick-six in second half
Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Ohio State 62, Nebraska 3. The Huskers get overwhelmed in Columbus in a game marked by a frightening injury to Tommy Armstrong. Get the details on the game page. | Stryker commentary | McKewon analysis | Postgame presser | Highlights
Here are some pregame videos & photos from Columbus. | Travel roster
Next week's foe, Minnesota, downs Purdue after trailing at halftime.
See the ESPN College GameDay feature on LSU's Colby Delahoussaye, who survived the crash that killed Sam Foltz and Mike Sadler.
The Huskers are heavy underdogs tonight as they shoot for a signature win at Ohio State that could propel them into playoff contention. Get the pregame reads from Lincoln (1, 2, 3, 4, 5),* Omaha (1, 2),* Grand Island, Columbus (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Cleveland and Toledo. Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple,* York, Rabinowitz, Heady, Callahan.
04 FRI
The Buckeyes' difficulty in connecting on deep throws is the focus of more pregame analysis: 1, 2
Ohio State fans are clamoring for more touches for star H-back Curtis Samuel, but Urban Meyer says his workload is fine as-is.
The final play against Wisconsin serves as motivation for receiver Stanley Morgan Jr.
Ohio State's Sam Foltz tributes* will include a special helmet to be presented to the late player's family.
The Cleveland paper presents winning and losing scenarios for OSU. More previews from Buckeye territory: 1, 2, 3
The state reinstates the medical license* of former Husker Scott Strasburger with drug-testing conditions.
03 THU
Bonds like the one between Cethan Carter and Nathan Gerry* are part of the maturity factor* that could benefit the Huskers in the Horseshoe.
It sometimes costs him some sleep, but Danny Langsdorf is constantly self-evaluating* his play-calling.
Mike Riley says he's OK with an occasional Friday night game.*
Saturday's game is a chance for Nebraska to score points in its recruiting battles* with the Buckeyes.
Husker flashback: Doug Glaser* | Future Husker: Avery Roberts*
It's been baptism by fire for four Husker true freshmen.*
Both teams are working to regain their stride on offense.
Nebraska-Ohio State is second only to Alabama-LSU this week for ticket prices on the secondary market.
Things continue to look up for tight end Cethan Carter as the game draws nearer. More from Thursday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2*
Ohio State's offense is hoping for a return to its early-season explosiveness. | Parris Campbell upgraded | OSU notes
Chris Weber, Mick Stoltenberg and Logan Rath are named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 football team.
Athlon previews the game and says OSU 31, Huskers 17. | More picks
More details emerge about the crash that killed Sam Foltz.
Here's Adam Carriker's breakdown and prediction for Huskers vs. OSU.
02 WED
Zack Darlington is playing a key role* this week as scout-team quarterback and J.T. Barrett impersonator. | Notes: 1,* 2*
These are two programs with a long-standing demand to win.*
High school athletic associations aren't crazy about the Big Ten's plans for Friday night games. | Shatel commentary* | What's your opinion?
The LJS* and Corn Nation preview OSU. | Young team* | Buckeye notes
ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit insists he's no Husker hater.
Tommy Armstrong and J.T. Barrett provide a study in contrasts when it comes to risk management. | The Armstrong legacy
Tim Beck has been able to provide some insight to the Ohio State staff because of his familiarity with some of Nebraska's personnel.
Keith Williams says Stanley Morgan's breakout season isn't surprising.*
Danny Langsdorf is upbeat about Cethan Carter's progress in his recovery from injury. More from Wednesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1,* 2
Ohio State will pay tribute to Sam Foltz and John Hicks on Saturday.
Husker Dan sees no reason to count out the Huskers in Columbus.
Are you ready for Friday night football? It's part of the Big Ten's new TV agreements, starting next season. Nebraska is open* to the idea with no stipulations.* | Feit commentary | Minus for recruiting? | Discuss
Hear Nathan Gerry discuss the defense's progress and more, including next year's quarterback picture. | Discuss
It's all Buckeyes in the Nebraska-Ohio State game predictions thus far. | Preview videos: Fiutak, Dienhart, No Huddle
This is just the second top 10 matchup this decade for the Huskers.
Can the loss at Wisconsin set up a win at Ohio State? Maybe so, according to this week's Husker Doc Talk podcast.
Our printable 2-deeps and rosters for Saturday are available now.
01 TUE
The deep ball hasn't been J.T. Barrett's specialty of late, but he's still a multi-dimensional threat. | Similarities at QB: Armstrong, Barrett*
Ndamukong Suh is giving the Dolphins' defense a boost.
While senior Kevin Maurice enjoys a strong season, the younger defensive tackles are showing steady growth.*
Here is the Sam Foltz feature that aired Tuesday night on BTN.
Sophomore safety Aaron Williams is a budding star* in the secondary, while Chris Jones isn't satisfied with his technique at cornerback.
BTN's Gerry DiNardo defends the non-call on the pass to Jordan Westerkamp in overtime at Wisconsin.
Jay Foreman recalls Nebraska's big road win at Washington in 1997 and says the Huskers must take a “baseball-bat mentality” to Ohio Stadium.
Mark Banker says Ohio State's wealth of playmakers will be a challenge, and Brian Stewart hopes J.T. Barrett doesn't rediscover his deep-ball touch. More from Tuesday's practice: Video | Notes: 1, 2,* 3* | Photos
The Huskers are 10th in the first playoff rankings, NU's highest spot since the system began in 2014. | Big Ten respect | McKewon commentary*
Oregon has moved in on one of NU's recruiting targets* at linebacker.
The quarterbacks* were a focal point in remarks by Mike Riley and Urban Meyer in Tuesday's Big Ten teleconference. More: 1, 2
Zack Darlington said no to Urban Meyer – and has no regrets.
Maynard Smidt, a halfback on the first Nebraska team to win a major bowl, has died at age 77. | Discussion & photos
Kirk Herbstreit says Nebraska's playoff chances are excellent if the Huskers win out.
Here are new images of the throwback uniforms Ohio State will wear.
Missed opportunities* in overtime against Wisconsin remain “haunting” to Mike Riley, and the two-minute offense* is in a frustrating slump. | Plays & formations | Notes*
Adam Carriker offers his own playoff rankings, a Tom Osborne update, and some speculation on what a win over Ohio State might mean.

 
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