Calming Influence

Taylor Martinez can do just about anything on a football field, except use a headset. “He didn’t even know how to turn it on,” Ron Kellogg III said following Nebraska’s 59-20 victory against South Dakota State. “I’ll give him some tips on how to work the headset next time.” Kellogg knows how to work one. […]

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Pasadena Payback

Apparently, not everyone got the memo. “I don’t use that at all,” coach Bo Pelini said during his weekly news conference on Monday. “That” was a reference to Nebraska’s 36-30 loss at UCLA last season, a game in which the Huskers allowed 653 yards of offense. That’s right, 653. Only once has Nebraska allowed more […]

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Sobering Start

To quote legendary television sportscaster Keith Jackson: “Whoa, Nellie!” The Nebraska football team’s season-opener against Wyoming wasn’t supposed to go quite like that. Yes, the Huskers won. Yes, they scored 37 points and rolled up 530 yards of offense. And yes, a record crowd of 91,185 was on-hand to watch. But the fourth quarter, in […]

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Preseason Favorites on a Roll

Seismic shifts in conference alignment have been rocking college athletics over the past few seasons, and it appears likely that Creighton could get caught up in the shift. Speculation has been running wild around the Creighton program in recent weeks regarding the Jays’ future conference plans. Last month the presidents of the 7 Catholic colleges […]

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Welcome Back Rex

Rex Burkhead was running along the sideline. And Jeremiah Sirles wanted to know why. “I’m going in,” Burkhead said. “I was like, ‘Oh, well, let’s go then,’” said Sirles The brief exchange between I-back and offensive tackle took place as the Nebraska football team prepared for the second half of the Iowa game on the […]

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