1. McKewon: Bo Pelini, DeMornay Pierson-El Revamp Husker Punt Team

    LINCOLN — De'Mornay Pierson-El never wants to catch a punt flat-footed. Some sharp coach in youth league taught him to judge kicks well and stay just behind the ball as it tumbles down so he's accelerating when he catches it...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  2. RG4 & Alex Lewis Sit in Daishon Neal's Game

    Lamar Jackson has a top 5, Alex Lewis and Randy Gregory show up in Omaha for a verbal's game, and some updates on Kendall Bussey.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 725 reads 0 comments

  3. Red Report: Beck Says, 'We May Have Overcoached'

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 316 reads 0 comments

  4. Twin Husker Pledges Are Dominant at High School Level

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The football rivalry between Blue Springs and Rockhurst High School renews on a crisp, late September night. Because the Royals are on TV clinching a playoff baseball berth, crowds for these games aren't as big as usual...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 491 reads 0 comments

  5. Huskers' Conditioning Could Be Key vs. 'Cats

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 224 reads 0 comments

  6. NU-Rutgers Game Will Kick off at 11 A.m.

    The Big Ten Conference announced on Monday that Nebraska's Oct. 25 matchup with Rutgers will kick off at 11 a.m. The matchup at Memorial Stadium will be televised on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 270 reads 0 comments

  7. McKewon: Huskers Need Progress from QB, Linebackers

    LINCOLN — On Sunday, The World-Herald's Husker beat writers picked over every detail of the season's first half. So let's call a first-down waggle pass and get the chains moving...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 179 reads 0 comments

  8. Nebraska Football: Three X-Factors for Nebraska vs. Northwestern

    Nebraska football fans have had an off week to recover from NU’s near-miss against Michigan State and will be looking for X-factors in the upcoming match against Northwestern...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 9 days ago 4,954 reads 1 comments

  9. Bo Pelini Says He Liked Huskers' Offensive Plan; 
missed Details Led to Loss

    Nebraska coach Bo Pelini said on his radio call-in show Wednesday night that he and his team are still emotionally hurting after a disappointing loss to Michigan State on Saturday...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 12 days ago 346 reads 1 comments

  10. New Kid Pierson-El Impresses Old Guard

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  11. Nebraska Football: Huskers D Earning the Right to Be Labeled 'Blackshirts'

    It's a tradition that has been a part of Nebraska football since the mid-1960s. "Blackshirts," the earned label for the Huskers defense, has been something defensive players look forward to every year...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 12 days ago 6,650 reads 9 comments

  12. Nebraska Football: Bo Pelini Justified in Snap-Count Frustration

    Michigan State denies it did anything wrong. Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini , on the other hand, isn't so sure...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 14 days ago 10,953 reads 38 comments

  13. Pelini Updates Injuries

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  14. Tommy Armstrong Shoulders Blame for Nebraskas Woes

    Nebraska's starting quarterback didn't have a specific explanation for why the offense struggled so mightily through three quarters at Michigan State, but Tommy Armstrong took responsibility afterward for the unit's clumsy showing...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 387 reads 0 comments

  15. Nebraska Mindset Needs Refinement

    A general observation here, and maybe it's just from the people whom I heard in the wake of predicting last week – in step with our other five writers who cover the Big Ten – ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  16. Abdullah's Heisman Chances Dinged but Not Destroyed

    For those ready to write off Ameer Abdullah's Heisman Trophy hopes after last Saturday's trudge through quicksand, one expert on the subject says not so fast.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 171 reads 0 comments

  17. Pelini Says MSU Was Clapping, Screwing Up Nebraska's Snap Count

    Nebraska had some issues snapping the ball during its loss against Michigan State Saturday night. On multiple occasions, quarterback Tommy Armstrong and center Mark Pelini didn't appear to be on the same page, leading to a few false start penalties...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 15 days ago 668 reads 1 comments

  18. Nebraska Football: 3 Startling Statistics Through 6 Weeks

    Nebraska football fans had a lot to digest after NU’s near-miss comeback against Michigan State, coming up on the wrong end of a 27-22 score...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 15 days ago 7,849 reads 44 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: Adjustments Cornhuskers Must Make During Bye Week

    After losing 27-22 at the hands of Michigan State, the Nebraska Cornhuskers now get a week off to recover. Never has a bye week arrived at a better time. There was no denying that the Huskers fought from start to finish against the Spartans...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 15 days ago 5,860 reads 41 comments

  20. Husker D Must Stand Tall for NU to Rule the West

    In the postgame haze, only beginning to exhale after his team held off the Huskers' frenetic attempt to be miracle workers, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio produced the clearest summarization about what had just transpired...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 16 days ago 255 reads 0 comments

  21. Nebraska Hoping for Another Shot at Michigan State

    With a bye this week, Nebraska will have some extra time to ponder what could have been and what could be.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 16 days ago 359 reads 0 comments

  22. Tommy Armstrong Says Miscommunication to Blame for Bad Snaps

    Quarterback Tommy Armstrong said miscommunication led to a handful of awkward snaps, including one on fourth down in the third quarter.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 16 days ago 248 reads 0 comments

  23. Nebraska Lineman Falls Over, Commits the Best False Start Ever

    Sometimes false starts are due to crowd noise. Or miscommunication. Or simply not knowing the snap count. This was not one of those times.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 17 days ago 500 reads 0 comments

  24. Gamechanger: Spartans Hand Nebraska First Loss

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  25. Nebraska Still Controls Its Own Destiny for Big Ten Title, Despite Loss

    Don't count out Nebraska just yet, Big Ten. Despite losing to Michigan State, the Huskers are still as much of a threat to win the conference championship as they were before. That might not seem like the case, though...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 17 days ago 8,552 reads 96 comments