1. Bounce-Back Year Ahead for Tight Ends?

    We've reached the fourth day in our pre-spring countdown of Nebraska's position groups with most room to improve. Up next, a group that went unnoticed at times -- all the evidence required for inclusion on this list...

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  2. Ex-Husker Lineman Taking Long View in Return from Knee Injury

    LINCOLN — As strongly as Spencer Long felt the pull of the NFL combine, and the urge to go there and perform at a high level, the former Nebraska offensive lineman also realized it was a race he could not win...

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  3. Strong Start on 2015 Recruiting, Top-20 in Sight

    LINCOLN — Nebraska couldn't have expected a faster, more profitable start to its 2015 recruiting class. The Huskers have four commitments, including a top-flight offensive tackle (Christian Gaylord of Baldwin City, Kan...

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  4. Nebraska Released Year-End Highlight Film

    Bo Pelini noted just after Signing Day that the Huskers will soon expand their recruiting operations staff...

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  5. Ex-Nebraska Kicker Eric Lueshen Says He Was Openly Gay During Playing Career

    Michael Sam broke an important glass ceiling on Sunday, announcing to the public in a New York Times article by John Branch that he's gay and that he had told his teammates at Missouri back in August...

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  6. Former Nebraska Kicker Says He Was Openly Gay, Loved by Teammates

    Erick Lueshen was a kicker on the University of Nebraska football team from 2004-2005, and according to an interview he did on 93.7 The Ticket, he was openly gay the entire time he was on the team...

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  7. Strong Start on 2015 Recruiting Gives Huskers Base for Top-20 Class

    LINCOLN — Nebraska couldn't have expected a faster, more profitable start to its 2015 recruiting class. The Huskers have four commitments, including a top-flight offensive tackle (Christian Gaylord of Baldwin City, Kan...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  8. Nebraska Linebackers Teem with Promise

    Spring practice at Nebraska starts in 3½ weeks, and our first of four countdowns has reached the halfway point. We're listing the position groups with most room to improve...

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  9. A New Era for Nebraska Quarterbacks

    Our countdown continues with a look at Nebraska position groups with most room to improve. Next on the list is not so much a group of positions, but just one spot.....

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  10. Nebraska Football Recruiting: Why Bo Pelini Needs to Focus Energy in the South

    With national signing day in the past, the focus has now shifted to recruiting the 2015 class. And much like he did for the 2014 class, Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini needs to focus his energy in the South...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 5 months ago 2,922 reads 9 comments

  11. Imagining What Nebraska's Starting Lineup Will Look Like in 3 Years

    Some analysts (like this dope ) limit their prognostication to the near term, like what Nebraska’s recruiting class of 2015 will look like. But you expect more...

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  12. Nebraska Football: Why Bo Pelini Must Recruit Monte Harrison Again

    He's already been recruited once. He's even signed his letter of intent to play for Nebraska. However, Bo Pelini must recruit wide receiver Monte Harrison again. This isn't the first time Pelini has been in this situation, either...

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  13. Nebraska's B1G Payday Is Still Coming

    Nebraska has played in the Big Ten for three seasons now, but membership does not have total financial privileges.....

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  14. Pelini's Respect for SEC Shows in His Blueprint

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  15. When Recruiting, Wishing Upon Stars Still the Ultimate Inexact Science

    LINCOLN — As a guide, a useful tool, recruiting sites perform an important service. They're a kind of Consumer Reports for coaches and fans alike.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  16. Nebraska Aims to Reload Secondary

    The countdown to spring football practice is on. Over the next four weeks, in advance of Nebraska's March 8 open to spring practice, ESPN.com will address important offseason topics for the Huskers...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 244 reads 0 comments

  17. Nebraska Football Recruiting: Looking Ahead to 2015 Class

    Nebraska just completed its 2014 recruiting class, but in the nonstop world of college football the 2015 class is already under construction...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 5 months ago 5,621 reads 12 comments

  18. Cross-Country Recruiting Trek Has Bo Pelini Beat

    LINCOLN — Nebraska coach Bo Pelini wasn't joking when he told reporters Wednesday that he wanted to wait a few hours before thinking about the next group of recruits.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 137 reads 0 comments

  19. Recruiting Q Nebraska's Bo Pelini

    Nebraska signed a class of 24 prospects on Wednesday that ranked 39th nationally and sixth in the Big Ten. We caught up with coach Bo Pelini on Thursday to discuss his thoughts on the group and a few issues related to recruiting...

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  20. Nebraska Football: Bo Pelini Already off to Hot Start in 2015 Recruiting

    There's no resting on your laurels or getting down on yourself in the bitterly competitive world of college football recruiting. Apparently no one needs to tell that to Bo Pelini and the Nebraska staff...

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  21. Nebraska National Signing Day 2014: Position-by-Position Analysis

    Nebraska fans have now seen national signing day for 2014 go in the books, with the Cornhuskers bringing in 24 scholarship players. According to 247Sports, Nebraska’s class is ranked No...

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  22. Nebraska's Bo Pelini Wrestled OL Signee Tanner Farmer on Home Visit

    Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini wrestled 4-star offensive line recruit Tanner Farmer during a recent at-home visit, earning another notch on his belt in his quest to become the Big Ten version of Steve Spurrier ...

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  23. Bo Pelini Wrestled OL Signee on Home Visit

    It's pretty well established at this point that Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini is a little off. As in “challenged a highly touted OL recruit to wrestle him” off...

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  24. Four-Star Athlete Forced to Delay Decision Due to Snow

    Four-star athlete Kalen Ballage of Falcon (Co.) High was forced to delay his signing ceremony on Wednesday when his school was closed due to heavy snow.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 149 reads 0 comments

  25. Nebraska Class Pleases Pelini

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska's class of 24 prospects, unveiled on Wednesday, ranked 39th nationally and No. 7 in the Big Ten after coach Bo Pelini 's staff added a flurry of commitments on the final weekend of the recruiting season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 9 reads 0 comments