1. The Weekly Buzz

    Editor's Note: The Weekly Buzz is a new regular feature that will highlight the top stories of the week from around the web. If you only read one post a week, make it this one and you'll have your bases covered...

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  2. When Blackshirts Were Blackshirts: Brian Shaw

    As we look back at Husker defenders from better days, we’ve tried to select players at every position. Sure the switch from 5-2 defense to a 4-3 obscures the definition of linebacker ...

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  3. When Blackshirts Were Blackshirts: Grant Wistrom

    No Husker defensive player had a better collegiate career than Grant Wistrom. He played on three national championship teams and won four straight major bowl games...

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  4. Bo’s Mandate: Give Up 14-17 Fewer Points per Game

    As the season creeps closer, you hear more conversations about season expectations. If you take a poll of Nebraska fans about expectations for the 2008 Husker squad, you’ll likely hear the answer -- “eight wins...

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  5. Nebraska Football: Coulda Been a Contendah?

    On Tuesday afternoon I was driving home from work listening to Kansas City sports talk radio. Local sports talk personality Kevin Kietzman was discussing Big 12 recruiting with well-known college football analyst Jeremy Crabtree...

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  6. When Blackshirts Were Blackshirts: Jim Skow

    We began our review of great Husker defenders with a recent example, now we go back a generation to defensive tackle Jim Skow. Skow had a monster campaign at defensive tackle in 1985...

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  7. College Football: Don't Get Your Officially Licensed Knickers in a Bunch

    Or don't get your officially licensed Nebraska knickers at all. As of today, the choice is yours thanks to those employers of angels at Victoria's Secret...

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  8. Introducing Tom & Brandon

    Our action news team is expanding. Today, I'm happy to announce that Brandon Vogel and Tom Cudd are joining the Big Red Network. Those names may be familiar to those of you who have been around here a while...

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  9. Nebraska Football: When Blackshirts Were Blackshirts—Josh Bullocks

    As the season approaches and we all anticipate major improvement in the defense under Bo Pelini, we felt it was time to revisit some of the great defensive players of the last few decades...

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  10. Teafatiller’s Problems Go Beyond Football

    When a college kid gets picked up for driving under the influence (DUI) one time, you can pretty easily write it off as college stupidity. The kind that many people can relate to...

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  11. Lack of Transfers a Pleasant Surprise

    It was no surprise last fall that as the 2007 season was falling apart that a number of recruits soon followed...

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  12. Nebraska Football: Not All Games Are Created Equal

    One of my least favorite pieces of "coach speak" is that all games are equal and treated the same. On some levels, that's just baloney. Not all games are created equal. Playing Oklahoma in Norman is not the same as playing at Iowa State...

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  13. Nebraska Football: Hot Leads on Recruiting Trail

    As camp season rolls on, the number of players getting acquainted with Nebraska (and vice versa) continues to grow. Along with that, the number of offers made and players favoring Nebraska grows as well...

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  14. Nebraska Football: Summer Schedule Obsessing

    It's officially summer. That's great news if you love to play golf or enjoy watching major league baseball.I'm a lousy golfer and I think MLB games are way too long, so I tend to just obsess about Nebraska football all summer...

    Big Red Network Written by Big Red Network about 6 years ago 435 reads 2 comments

  15. Seeing Stars: The Recruiting Debate

    With not much meaningful football activity to consume (at least from a fans point of view) in the summer, recruiting becomes a big topic of interest and conversation...

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  16. Huskerkill: Danny Wuerffel

    Like Peyton Manning, Wuerffel is a “by popular request” piece of Huskerkill. Picking on Wuerffel kind of feels like kicking a puppy both because he was so thoroughly punished by ...

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  17. Huskerkill: Raynoch Thompson

    It may seem like I’m picking on Tennessee (or outspoken defensive players), but all of the talk and hype surrounding Volunteer linebacker (and All-American) Raynoch Thompson—particularly ...

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  18. Huskerkill: Warren Sapp

    Once again, we pick a player that Nebraska faced only a single time—but Warren Sapp certainly made an impression in the 1995 Orange Bowl...

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  19. Nebraska Football: Offseason Reading Suggestions

    It is the heart of the football offseason. For die-hard fans, it can be tough to fill the days that lack football. May I suggest you try putting your Husker obsession to some reasonably good ...

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  20. Huskerkill: Peyton Manning

    Normally, you wouldn’t select a player who Nebraska only faced a single time and that completed more than two-thirds of his passes as Huskerkill, but then Peyton Manning is no ordinary player and the 1998 Orange Bowl was no ordinary game...

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  21. Nebraska Football: Camp Matters

    Nebraska’s summer football camps are in full swing. Summer camp sessions have always been an important aspect of the continual search for talent, and their importance has increased significantly in the last decade...

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  22. Huskerkill: Brock Huard

    There are any number of quarterbacks over the years we could have selected as Huskerkill, but Washington’s Brock Huard stands out—both because he led a top-ten team into ...

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  23. Huskerkill: Chad May

    Former Kansas State quarterback Chad May put on a show in Memorial Stadium in 1993. May set a Big 8 record by throwing for 489 yards, but he also threw two costly interceptions that keyed NU ...

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  24. Huskerkill: Thurman Thomas

    Thurman Thomas had a Hall of Fame career as a running back for the Buffalo Bills. He played in four Super Bowls and five pro-bowls. Before that, he was a trash-talking All-American running back at Oklahoma State...

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  25. Nebraska Football Recruit Khiry Cooper: Carl Crawford or Darin Erstad?

    Every once in a while, an athlete is lucky enough to be gifted in multiple sports. Unless they are a truly rare and special talents (see Jackson, Bo), they more often than not end up picking one for their professional careers...

    Big Red Network Written by Big Red Network about 6 years ago 1,149 reads 2 comments