1. Nebraska Cornhuskers Position Breakdowns: Cornerbacks

    Outlook: The Huskers are particularly thin at cornerback, which means it might be the spot where a true freshman is most likely to contribute...

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  2. Defensive Tackle Commits to Huskers

    Nebraska added a third member to their 2009 recruiting class this week, getting a verbal commitment from Thaddeus Randle out of Houston. This defensive tackle prospect gave his verbal pledge to NU over Oklahoma State and Texas A&M, among others...

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  3. Nebraska Cornhuskers Position Breakdowns: Linebackers

    Outlook: The Huskers were positively gutted by graduation at linebacker. Given the way the defense performed in 2007, they may not be all bad. Nebraska must find starters and capable backups at every spot...

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  4. Position Breakdowns: Defensive End

    Outlook: The Huskers have good starting options but not much depth at defensive end. That will be particularly concerning in 2009 when three seniors will have graduated...

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  5. Nebraska Football Position Breakdowns: Defensive Tackle

    Outlook: Nebraska’s interior defensive line received a lot of criticism in 2007. But with both starters playing hurt and little in ready reserve, a subpar year should probably have been expected...

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  6. Nebraska Position Breakdowns: Offensive Line

    Outlook: Nebraska’s offensive line hasn’t looked this deep in at least seven years and maybe ten or twelve. It’s still not as proven as past lines (e.g...

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  7. Nebraska Football Position Breakdowns: Fullbacks

    Outlook: Nebraska’s fullbacks are all walk-ons as Bill Callahan (and so far Bo Pelini) hasn’t used scholarships to lure players to the position, instead relying on volunteers...

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  8. Big 12 Spring Football Roundtable

    Matt over at the Crimson and Cream Machine has reconvened the Big 12 roundtable to put a bow on spring football for the conference. Our answers to his questions include emerging players, our concerns, and some waaaaaay too early predictions...

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  9. 2008 College Football Spring Game Attendance

    College football spring games were once merely scrimmages held mostly for the benefit of the coaches and players. Now they are full fledged fan festivals and recruiting events complete with rock concerts and nation-wide television coverage...

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  10. Disappointing Draft for Husker Fans

    The NFL teams picked sides this weekend. Any Nebraska fan expecting to hear a lot of former Husker names called likely came away pretty disappointed. In the end, only three Huskers were drafted...

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  11. Nebraska Cornhuskers Position Breakdowns: Wide Receivers

    Outlook: The Huskers lost a lot of production to graduation with the departures of Maurice Purify, Terrence Nunn, Frantz Hardy, and Dan Erickson. But seniors Nate Swift and Todd Peterson each have plenty of experience...

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  12. Nebraska Cornhuskers in the NFL: 2008 Draft Preview

    Editor's Note: This post is written by Jenni Carpenter of NFLHuskers.com. For the Huskers, this year's NFL Draft could mirror the 2004 edition. That year, five Huskers were drafted but all waited until days two and four...

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  13. Nebraska Cornhuskers Position Breakdowns: Tight Ends

    Outlook: The Huskers have neither a lot of size nor a lot of experience at tight end going into the fall. This group lacks the stout blocking tight end of years past like Aaron Golliday or William Washington who seemed like extra linemen...

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  14. Nebraska Cornhuskers Position Breakdowns: Quarterback

    Outlook: The Huskers find themselves in familiar territory. For the third straight year they’ll have a senior quarterback with starting experience with some young guns to develop behind him for the future...

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  15. University of Nebraska Football Position Breakdowns: I-Backs

    Now that we have about as much information as we can expect to get between now and fall practices about the depth chart, we'll examine each position to identify the likely starters and other key contributors...

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  16. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Spring Game Photos

    Joe Ganz led the Red team to an early lead during Saturday's spring scrimmage. Coach Bo Pelini indicated Ganz as the clear No. 1 quarterback for NU heading into fall ball...

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  17. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Cody Glenn is Spring MVP

    Regardless of who stood out at the spring game this Saturday, Cody Glenn gave the most valuable performance of the spring. While his move from running back to linebacker could be cynically viewed as opportunistic, it’s clearly helpful to the team..

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  18. Nebraska Football: Spring Game Recap

    Sunny weather, a new coach and a great crowd made for a fun day in at the Red-White Spring game in Lincoln. Here are my reactions from the sold-out scrimmage...

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  19. Husker Spring Game Info

    The Huskers wrap up spring practice today with the annual Red-White Spring Game scrimmage. (In case you haven't heard...

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  20. Nebraska Cornhuskers' 2008 Spring Game: What to Watch For

    While you can choose a rooting interest in a spring scrimmage, one team or another coming out with a win would seemingly have no bearing on the future. But there are things to keep your eye on, as clues to how the team might look in the fall...

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  21. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Red Team a Ten-Point Favorite in Scrimmage

    Husker fans will be rewarded Saturday with a game that will be much more competitive than we’ve seen over the last four years, but despite assurances that the teams were split down the middle, it seems clear that the Red team has the advantage...

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  22. The Cover Two at Nebraska? Breaking down the Cornhuskers' Defense

    In recent years, the "Cover 2" defense, and its sibling the "Tampa 2", have been en vogue in the NFL and migrated in to the college game...

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  23. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Mike Caputo Is Found Money

    Much the way Matt Slauson seemingly popped up out of nowhere, Milliard North alum Mike Caputo is making noise as a walk-on center...

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  24. College Football Spring Storylines: Backup Quarterback?

    Today, I had a friend ask me about the things I would be watching most closely during the Red-White Spring Game on Saturday. Among my answers was the battle for the backup quarterback spot...

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  25. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Josh Williams' Troubles Put Bo Pelini in Tough Spot

    Defensive end recruit Josh Williams alleged theft and assault puts defensive coordinator Bo Pelini in a difficult position...

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