1. Nebraska Gets the Win over Penn State, but at What Cost?

    We all saw it. We saw it in the stadium. Commotion on the sideline. Finger-pointing. Yelling. They saw it at home. Up close. In slow motion...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 6,009 reads 62 comments

  2. Nebraska's Road to the Rose Bowl Littered with Trap Games

    On paper, it would appear that the toughest part of Nebraska’s schedule is over and the Cornhuskers look like a lock to represent the Big Ten Conference in the Rose Bowl. The problem is, as we all know, football games are not played on paper...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 919 reads 8 comments

  3. Blackshirts Need to Focus on Tight Ends to Stop Penn State

    It seems like every week, Nebraska plays a different team with a different group of skill players they need to focus on in order to win. This week against Penn State, the focus will need to be on the tight ends...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 948 reads 7 comments

  4. Nebraska vs. Penn State: A Game with a Different Meaning 1 Year Later

    That's right. It has already been a year. One year ago, Penn State, one of the most storied football programs in the nation led by the most storied coach in history, stopped being a college football team and became something else entirely...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 2,934 reads 13 comments

  5. Nebraska's Win over Michigan State: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Another week, another close win for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. I was admittedly ready to throw in the towel after Taylor Martinez threw his final interception of the game...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 1,268 reads 21 comments

  6. Nebraska Football: Reed and Cotton Could Be the Difference vs Michigan State

    Passing to set up the run? That's something a few teams, especially the Nebraska Cornhuskers, focus on doing heading into a big game...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 1,417 reads 1 comments

  7. Stars Aligning for Notre Dame vs. Nebraska Rose Bowl

    History, tradition and blue bloods. These are words that would inevitably be used when talking about a Rose Bowl matchup between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Nebraska Cornhuskers...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 2,113 reads 11 comments

  8. Nike Founder Phil Knight May Have Changed College Football Forever

    A quick look at the championship history of college football will reveal an evolution of sorts. In the early days of the sport, college football was dominated by some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the nation...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 3,893 reads 9 comments

  9. Notre Dame Has a Good Football Team and You Need to Accept It

    Hate. That one word describes what millions of college football fans feel toward Notre Dame. For whatever reason, anyone not a Notre Dame fan seems to root against the Irish. The only thing I can seem to chalk it up to is jealousy...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 4,347 reads 15 comments

  10. Is Ameer Abdullah a Better Fit for Nebraska's Offense Than Rex Burkhead?

    As I sat in the southwest corner of Memorial Stadium Saturday night and watched Ameer Abdullah essentially ice the game for the Huskers with as impressive of a 12-yard run as a 12-yard ...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 2,417 reads 124 comments

  11. Nebraska Football: Memorial Stadium Attendence Record Could Fall vs. Michigan

    We know Nebraska fans show up to games. They've done so in sellout fashion since 1962. On Saturday, for the first time since 1911 , the winningest college football team in NCAA ...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 3,659 reads 6 comments

  12. Nebraska Football's Ugly Win over Northwestern Should Unite, Not Divide Fans

    Taking a quick look around the social media universe, I've seen two sets of reactions in regard to the one-point Nebraska win over Northwestern on Saturday. One of the reactions was relief...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 2,526 reads 11 comments

  13. Time to Put Up or Shut Up for Nebraska Huskers and Fans

    The big day is finally here. For the past year, there was one loss that clawed (pun intended) at the heart of the Nebraska players, coaches, and fans: the 28-25 loss to the Northwestern Wildcats in Lincoln last November...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 1,138 reads 6 comments

  14. Kansas State, Notre Dame Success Make Nebraska Excuses Tough to Swallow

    It wasn't supposed to be like this. When Nebraska hired Bo Pelini in 2008, it was supposed to signal the beginning of Nebraska's return to the top...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about over 1 year ago 2,878 reads 23 comments

  15. Nebraska Football: Is John Papuchis in over His Head?

    There are two numbers that stick out in regard to Nebraska's two losses so far this season: 653 and 63. In Week 2 vs. UCLA, the Nebraska defense gave up 653 yards of total offense; a school record...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 6,147 reads 54 comments

  16. Nebraska Football: Now Isn't the Time for Finger Pointing, Only Acceptance

    How did you think an inexperienced, inconsistent, Bo Pelini -coached Nebraska football team would fare in a prime time game against a Top 10-caliber team in one of the most historically ...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 2,836 reads 77 comments

  17. Brooklyn Nets: Why They Have a Chance to Become New York State's Team

    From what I understand, it is difficult for someone who has never been to New York to fathom the difference between New York City and New York state. New York City is what you see more often than not on TV...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 1,504 reads 0 comments

  18. Huskers Prepare for Role Reversal Leading Up to Matchup with Buckeyes

    One of the main themes leading up to Nebraska's game with Wisconsin last week was "payback." The Huskers were blown out at Madison a year ago and all of Nebraska was fired up, anxious to even the score this year in Lincoln...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 2,275 reads 4 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: Husker Nation Braces for Year 2 of Big Ten Conference Play

    After a non-conference schedule that some might call a slight disappointment due to the loss at UCLA, the Nebraska Cornhuskers will now focus on Big Ten conference play beginning Saturday night when they host Wisconsin...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 681 reads 6 comments

  20. Notre Dame's Te'o Will Challenge the Integrity of Heisman Voters

    The Heisman Memorial Trust Mission Statement begins with the line " The Heisman Memorial Trophy annually recognizes the outstanding college football player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 9,210 reads 8 comments

  21. Nebraska Football: Chase Rome's Return Leaves More Questions Than His Exit

    Less than two weeks after defensive tackle Chase Rome left the Nebraska football program for what was cited by head coach Bo Pelini as personal reasons, reports surfaced late ...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 3,187 reads 56 comments

  22. Nebraska Should Empty the Bench Early vs. Idaho State

    Next to talent, depth is arguably the most important part of having a successful college football team. Depth is not just about numbers...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 633 reads 3 comments

  23. Is Notre Dame a Legitmate National Title Contender?

    When the first poll of the season came out, I was one of the first people to scoff at the idea of Notre Dame being ranked in the top 25. After all, we see it every year...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 1,046 reads 14 comments

  24. Idaho State Game Gives Husker Nation a Week to Relax Before Gauntlet

    There are no guaranteed wins in college football, but Saturday's contest against Idaho State is the closest thing to a guarantee the Nebraska Cornhuskers will face throughout the rest of the 2012 season...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 901 reads 20 comments

  25. Bo Pelini's Illness Thrusts Nebraska DC John Papuchis into Spotlight

    Nebraska defensive coordinator John Papuchis had a week worth forgetting. For starters, his defense was shredded by UCLA last Saturday, putting him in the crosshairs of the media all week...

    J.P. Scott Written by J.P. Scott about almost 2 years ago 1,005 reads 2 comments