1. Huskerkill: Kordell Stewart

    Not long ago, the Big Red Network ran a series on Husker Killers – opposing players that killed Nebraska. In the spirit of equal time for the Scarlet and Cream, we now present Huskerkill – players that got ran over by Nebraska...

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  2. Kansas State Football: Kicking Matters

    This is now the third piece in less than two weeks about kicking.Not to be too obsessive about this part of the game, but I couldn’t help thinking about kicking—and Kansas State ...

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  3. More on Kicking

    Tom Osborne spoke recently at Football 101 and underscored a recent Big Red Network piece about kicking. He said, “Don’t forget about kicking. The first thing we always showed our players on Mondays was the kicking game...

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  4. Joe Paterno Must Go (Even King Says So)

    If you’ve been a Husker fan for 25 years or more, you’ve likely got little affinity for Penn State head coach Joe Paterno...

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  5. A Rivalry Renewed?

    Most realistic Nebraska fans look at NU's scheduled meeting with the Oklahoma Sooners on November 1st, and see a likely loss. Who can blame them? Under Bob Stoops, the Sooners have been stout, especially in Norman...

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  6. Eric Crouch and Sam Keller: A Tale of Two Quarterbacks

    One played in some of the best Husker times. The other played in some of the worst. In both cases, Eric Crouch and Sam Keller continue to pursue professional quarterbacking opportunities with mixed results...

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  7. Pelini Sees Bigger Picture

    One of the many things that I find endearing about Bo Pelini (along with his great defenses) is that he makes time to take his kids to school each day and allows all of his assistants to do the same...

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  8. Did the Huskers Dodge a Bullet?

    Nebraska has had 31 head football coaches over the past 117 years. Of those, 21 won their first game as head coach at Nebraska, nine opened with losses and one (Dana Bible) tied his initial contest...

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  9. Cashing In On Kicking

    Last year, Husker fans went into the season with a lot of enthusiasm. Seeing the team come off of its first Big 12 Championship game appearance since the 1990’s, hopes were high that Nebraska was on the verge of another major step forward...

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  10. Media Matters: Why the Nebraska Huskers Deserve More Attention

    On this site, I have written often that a return to dominance, even respectability, starts with a return to relevance...

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  11. Dallas Area Product on the Radar

    The Huskers have made dozens of offers to players at a number of positions for the recruiting class of 2009...

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  12. Don’t Make Him Angry

    Some time ago I’d read a study that said that sports fans, on average, were less happy than non-fans. Thinking about the reasons, it’s probably because only fans of championship ...

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  13. Blog Debate: Counter Point

    Yesterday, my BRN colleague Steve weighed in on what he thought were the important points in the current debate raging over the role of blogs in sports media...

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  14. Weighing in on the Deadspin Debate

    Those of you who watch HBO or visit Deadspin.com, or who perhaps catch the kind of viral videos that circulate e-mail and the net may have seen this excerpt from Costas Now...

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  15. Tribute to Ahman Green - Nebraska Sports Hall of Fame

    Last week, former Husker running back Ahman Green became a member of the Nebraska Sports Hall of Fame. While this year's class has many distinguished inducties, BRN would like to pay special tribute to Green...

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  16. The Return of the Scholarship Fullback at Nebraska

    It didn’t take long. Dane Todd, an all-conference fullback, suited up for the Huskers in the Cotton Bowl on January 1st, 2007. He was the last scholarship fullback to be listed on an NU roster...

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  17. Dontrayevous Robinson Picks Nebraska

    Nebraska got its fifth verbal commitment for its 2009 recruiting class today, securing a pledge from Dontrayevous Robinson. Robinson is a running back out of Euless, Texas. Rivals.com reports him at 6'1'' and 215 pounds...

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  18. Upon Further Review: Oklahoma State @ Nebraska, 2003

    I happened across a VHS copy of the opening game of the 2003 season, which was also Bo Pelini’s debut as defensive coordinator at Nebraska. This game was interesting in a lot of ways and for a lot of reasons...

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  19. Bo Picks At Old Wounds

    Give Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini credit. He’s not afraid to tackle sensitive subjects. It was one thing when he said the tradition and facilities at Nebraska didn’t really matter to him (rather it was the people)...

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  20. C.J. Zimmerer Commits to Nebraska

    Nebraska received a verbal commitment from Omaha Gross fullback C.J. Zimmerer for the class of 2009. The 6-foot-1, 215-pound fullback becomes the fourth player to commit to NU for this class and the first on the offensive side of the ball...

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  21. Kansas Loses a Pair of Scholarships

    Perhaps a sign that KU football has arrived, the Jayhawks became one of 17 Division I-A football programs to lose scholarships as a penalty for it’s poor graduation rates...

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  22. Cincinnati Bengals: A Great Spot for Maurice Purify

    Many Husker fans were surprised and disappointed to see Maurice Purify go undrafted. But his free-agent deal with the Cincinnati Bengals could be a great opportunity...

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  23. Nebraska Recruiting Rerun?

    As things came apart for Nebraska under Frank Solich, fans generally pointed to recruiting as being a major problem driving the team's "gravitation to mediocrity"...

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  24. NFL: Former Husker Clete Blakeman Will Officiate

    It looks as though another Husker will be joining the NFL ranks this fall. Only this one wasn't drafted, and he didn't sign a free agent contract. The newest NFL Husker is an official. Clete Blakeman got the call to be a side judge in the NFL...

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  25. Nebraska Cornhuskers Position Breakdown: Safety

    OutlookThe safety position might be the most interesting one for the Huskers in 2008. NU head coach Bo Pelini has a history of making stars out of safeties with his defense, and he inherits some players that were highly regarded safety recruits...

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