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The game against Michigan State was nearly set up perfectly for the Spartans to head home with a win. For a team that prides itself in physicality — and winning ugly games, especially in inclement weather — Saturday was just what the doctor ordered. The Spartans are dealing with a ton of inj…
So often we’ve talked about the culture of the program and how far in the dumps it had really gotten over the past decade. It’s definitely been a job that required the best possible plan — and the patience and credibility to put said plan into motion. From Day 1, Nebraska has been lucky to h…
Sometimes it’s hard to measure progress that a team can make during a season. Sometimes it’s also hard to distinguish between moral victories and silver linings. That’s pretty much where things are right now with the Nebraska football. Well, almost, because anyone watching the Huskers play e…
If the game against Bethune-Cookman didn’t take you back to the time of those beautiful fall days when the Big Red was steamrolling overmatched opponents, I don’t know what will. Those margins of scoring were large enough that you could finish the game on the radio while doing yard work outs…
It took far too long, but Scott Frost got his first win as Nebraska’s coach, and it was felt throughout Husker Nation. Finally, Nebraska was in the win column and another small part of the new foundation was built. “Getting the monkey off his back” was almost an understatement as Frost held …
Progress for the Nebraska football team is being measured in baby steps. And it’s excruciating. Early on in the season, the Huskers couldn’t get Game 1 in. Then the Huskers had trouble scoring. Then they couldn’t get a lead. Then they weren’t able to hold a lead. And, on Saturday, they still…
We’ve been hammering on the team pretty good lately — with good reason — but maybe it’s time to look at a few of the positives. Or at least try not to beat the dead horse anymore.
Bill Murray was at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, which was fitting because it was definitely Groundhog’s Day.
Ouch. Now that was a beatdown of epic proportions.
First things first — that was one of the worst Tunnel Walks in a long time. Yeah, the song “Let Me Clear My Throat” has been used in Memorial Stadium many times before, but never as an entrance song. To me, and to the crowd, it just wasn’t a good fit. The energy wasn’t created nearly as much…
Talk about conflicting emotions.
The anticipation. The nerves. The excitement. The shared belief. The raw emotion. All of it was at an all-time high Saturday evening.
It truly is a red dawn, is it not?
This is getting so old. I could copy and paste the last several columns, change the name of the opponent, print it and no one would even think twice.
Each year, I can’t wait each year for kickoff, yet, now, it can’t get over soon enough.
There’s just not much more you can say about this team and coaching staff, and it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to find any positives moving forward.
The Nebraska program escaped more embarrassment by stunning Purdue with a dramatic victory that tied the largest fourth-quarter comeback in school history.
Nebraska’s bye week was anything but quiet. With another embarrassing defeat for the coaching staff and Husker Nation to grovel over, the Nebraska administration broke the doom-and-gloom news cycle on Sunday with the hire of new athletic director Bill Moos. To me, making that announcement th…
The irony. Oh, the irony.
What are the chances that Nebraska gets beaten up and bullied in a manner that’s reminiscent of NU’s “glory days” on the same night that the 1997 Cornhuskers national championship team is being honored?
After seeing the athletic director who hired him fired, Mike Riley was visibly exhausted late last week. His answers to questions had a tone and a bite to them, giving off the feeling that he was frustrated at what happened, maybe even saddened to a point. But he also was perturbed in that h…
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