1. Nebraska Spring Practice: Week in Review

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska has completed three practices -- 20 percent of its spring workload -- with five sessions set for the next week before a weeklong break. Yes, it goes fast at this time of year...

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  2. Unheralded as a Recruit, Alexander Easy to Notice Now

    Let's talk about stars. When LeRoy Alexander was being recruited, he was rated a two-star prospect by two of the four major recruiting outlets, and not even rated by another.....

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  3. Weight Aside, Pelini Expects Rapid Growth from Gregory

    LINCOLN — The growing celebrity of Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory can best be summed up by the recent obsession with his weight.....

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  4. Notes: Roach shakes off rust, bids for playing time at middle linebacker

    LINCOLN — Nebraska linebacker Trevor Roach was running in some routine drills last summer at Elkhorn High School — his prep stomping grounds — when he felt the strain in his left foot...

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  5. Nebraska Football: Week 1 Spring Practice Stock Report

    Nebraska opened spring football this week, which will culminate in the Red-White Spring Game on April 12...

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  6. Nebraska Football: Ranking Nebraska's Top 10 Recruiting Targets for 2015

    The 2014 recruiting class may have just been finalized for Nebraska, but head coach Bo Pelini has already started looking ahead. As a result, the Huskers' 2015 class is beginning to shape up nicely...

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  7. Spring QB Race Breakdown: Nebraska

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Competition means something different to everyone. It's a battle for some; for others, a necessity.....

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  8. With Sheriff Abdullah, No Trace of Me-First

    He dropped it in conversation — his leadership role — as if it were no big deal. We all know otherwise.....

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  9. Turner Relishing Chance at Quarterback, Even with Growing Pains

    LINCOLN — Jamal Turner's first thought when presented with the idea of taking practice reps at quarterback was that he'd be contributing in a part-time role.....

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  10. Newby, Cross Welcome Intense RB Competition

    There is no fault assigned in being intrigued by the mystery man yet to make a bad cut or fumble a pitch or make a crowd groan. That, quite naturally, comes with spring and the hope that surrounds a man with a blank slate...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 119 reads 0 comments

  11. Breaking Down How Nebraska Will Replace Stanley Jean-Baptiste

    Coming into 2014, one of the most important holes for Nebraska to fill will be the departing cornerback, Stanley Jean-Baptiste. Last year, he led the team in passes broken up with 12 and in interceptions with four, and was No...

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  12. Nebraska Football: Jamal Turner, Bo Pelini Overcomplicating QB Competition

    When the Nebraska football team took the field for the first practice of 2014, something immediately stood out. Back under center was Jamal Turner. The Huskers originally recruited the senior as a quarterback in 2011...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 5 months ago 8,339 reads 13 comments

  13. Nebraska Receiver 'Thinks He's Russell Wilson'

    Nebraska may not have the same sort of quarterback competition other programs have this spring. With Tommy Armstrong in the fold, the Huskers look to have their starter already figured out at the start of the spring practice season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 231 reads 0 comments

  14. Injury and Roster Updates on Nebraska Secondary

    Nebraska safety Corey Cooper is being held out of spring practices for the time being. Turf toe is to blame, leaving the returning starter moving around in a walking boot on his left foot...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  15. Bell Finds Connection with Armstrong

    The Nebraska receiver and the quarterback share the film room often enough, discussing the whys and the hows, a continual study of the past in anticipation of riddles to be confronted in the future...

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  16. Huskers' Jamal Turner Opens Spring Practice at QB

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Wide receiver Jamal Turner spent most of Nebraska's first spring football practice working at quarterback. .....

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  17. Away from the Sidelines, Nebraska's Pelini Isn't That Dragon

    Bo Pelini is looking neither as he stands outside his office Friday at the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex. He's waiting for me, waves as I step off the elevator and introduces himself...

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  18. Bo Pelini Reportedly Signs 5-Year Extension with Nebraska

    Apparently, Bo knows contract extensions. Bo Pelini , that is. According to Gregg Doyel of CBS, the Nebraska coach has already signed an extension with the team. The extension apparently extends Pelini's current contract by a year...

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  19. Husker A.D. Eichorst Mum on Pelini Contract Extension

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst declined to comment Wednesday night when asked if Husker football coach Bo Pelini will get a one-year contract extension as he has in previous years...

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  20. Martinez Gives Receiver, Safety a Shot at NU Pro Day

    Taylor Martinez stayed busy Thursday during his workout at Nebraska's pro day, the continuation of his comeback since his senior season ended early last October.....

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  21. The Spring Primer: Defensive Backs

    With Nebraska's first spring practice set for Saturday, our daily position group primer winds down with a focus on the secondary.....

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  22. Report: Bo Pelini Gets Contract Extension

    Can a report consist solely of a tweet? If so, Bo Pelini received that extra year on his contract last week. He signed the contract Wednesday. So says CBSSports.com columnist Gregg Doyel on Twitter...

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  23. Nebraska Football: 4 Most Important Spring Practice Position Battles

    Spring practice is finally here for Nebraska. With it, battles at key positions begin. While the Huskers are set in most areas, there are a few spots that are wide open...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 6 months ago 3,087 reads 3 comments

  24. Nebraska Football: Complete Pro Day Analysis and Results

    For Nebraska football alumni who are looking to play in the NFL, pro day is one of the most important days of their careers. NFL scouts descended on the Hawks Championship Center to see former Nebraska players work out...

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  25. Nebraska Football: Previewing The '14 Quarterback Position

    Well well well, we have arrived at Spring Football for Nebraska. On Saturday, the Huskers will be kicking off their first of 15 practices, which will end on April 12th with the Red-White Spring Game...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 148 reads 0 comments