1. Nebraska vs. Michigan: What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been in the Big Ten

    If Husker fans were asked to boil Nebraska's 2011 season down to one word, many might use words like "crazy" or "unpredictable." However, one word springs to mind that might sum everything up quite succinctly: strange...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 2,461 reads 3 comments

  2. Nebraska Football: Bowl Projections for the Huskers

    After a lackluster loss to Northwestern last Saturday, Nebraska's bowl scenario, which had become a bit "rosier" following a quality 24-3 win over Michigan State, clouded over in an instant...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 2,170 reads 9 comments

  3. Nebraska Football: Huskers Can't Look Past the Northwestern Wildcats

    It's a well-worn cliche uttered by every coach in college football: "We have to take things one game at a time; we can't look past anyone on our schedule...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 897 reads 2 comments

  4. Memo to Big Ten: Nebraska Belongs in the Conference After All

    Excuses, excuses, excuses. That's all that Nebraska fans have been hearing from the Big Ten and national presses...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,929 reads 34 comments

  5. Nebraska Football's Greatest Traditions of All Time

    A legendary college football program like Nebraska is rife with tradition. Nebraska began play in 1890 and has compiled a rich history. There are only a handful of teams that can lay claim to over 800 wins and the most since 1970 by a wide margin...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 7,181 reads 10 comments

  6. BCS Rankings: Where Did Oklahoma, Texas and the Top Big 12 Teams Land?

    It was pretty much a foregone conclusion where the Oklahoma Sooners would wind up in the first BCS standings of the 2011 season. However, the rest of the Big 12 BCS picture wasn't as clear...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,032 reads 0 comments

  7. Auburn Report Card: Grading the Tigers' 17-6 Win over Florida

    It was a defensive struggle for most of the night—two traditional SEC powerhouses that both desperately needed a win. At one point late in the third quarter, there were as many punts (13) as there were points...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 779 reads 27 comments

  8. College Football Rankings 2011: Predicting Next Week's Top 25

    As conference play heats up, there were several intriguing games Saturday which not only helped shape up the conference standings, but should shake up the AP Top 25 rankings a bit...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 72 reads 10 comments

  9. Jared Crick Tribute: A Distinguished Husker Career Cut Far Too Short

    Halloween 2009. Waco, Texas. Jared Crick 's effort that day stood out in sharp relief—a bold work of art with powerful strokes of scarlet and cream against an otherwise unremarkable canvas...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,139 reads 6 comments

  10. Nebraska's Win over Ohio State: A Turning Point in Taylor Martinez's Maturation?

    At halftime, as the Huskers made their way to their locker room, they were pelted with boos, like the steady rain that had fallen most of the night...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 2,878 reads 9 comments

  11. 5 Things We Learned from Nebraska's 34-27 Win over Ohio State

    Nebraska's first Big Ten conference home game was truly remarkable, not simply because the Huskers set a school record—coming back from such a large deficit—or because ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,819 reads 9 comments

  12. Nebraska Football: Report Card Grades for Huskers' Win Over Buckeyes

    It was a tale of two halves. To be more accurate, it was a tale of two-and-a-half quarters and then another quarter-and-a-half...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 456 reads 0 comments

  13. Nebraska vs. Ohio State: Can Taylor Martinez Silence His Critics?

    Everyone's a critic. Just like art and literature, critics abound in the world of sports. Athletes exist beneath a microscope. Their every action is replayed, analyzed and discussed now more than ever...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,888 reads 61 comments

  14. Nebraska vs Ohio State: Loser's Big Ten Title Hopes Will Be Dashed

    It's hard to believe that after Nebraska and Ohio State have only played one conference game apiece their Big Ten title hopes will be over with another loss, but after witnessing each team's struggles last week, that appears to be the case...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,278 reads 10 comments

  15. Nebraska vs. Wisconsin: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Wisconsin 48, Nebraska 17 – Final The No. 8 ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers begin their inaugural slate of Big Ten play with an epic challenge, traveling to Camp Randall Stadium to square off against the No...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 6,542 reads 10 comments

  16. An Open Letter to the Big Ten: What Husker Football Means to Nebraskans

    Dear new Big Ten neighbors, Before we get into the heat of battle that is conference play, perhaps we should share some thoughts about Nebraskans and how they feel about their football...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,069 reads 10 comments

  17. Nebraska vs. Wisconsin: Does Russell Wilson Have the Most to Prove?

    In Nebraska's first Big Ten divisional game, virtually all of the NCAA team statistics favor their opponent: the Wisconsin Badgers...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,144 reads 20 comments

  18. Nebraska Football: Into Thin Air; the Effects of Playing the Cowboys in Laramie

    Can the Big Red cruise at 7,215 feet or will they crash and burn? Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium, the home of the Wyoming Cowboys, can lay claim to the highest elevation in ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 2,065 reads 1 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: Has Bo Pelini Changed Husker Football Recruiting?

    Immediately following the Huskers' 65-51 loss to Colorado in 2007, Interim Nebraska Athletic Director and Husker coaching legend, Tom Osborne, answered the prayers of Husker Nation and fired the much-despised Bill Callahan...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 8,788 reads 13 comments

  20. Nebraska Football: A Statement Game vs. the Huskies Could Erase Identity Crisis

    After being bitten by the Bulldogs, the Huskers hope to harness the Huskies. Clearly, the Huskers would like to wash away the bitter taste left in their mouths from last season's ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,113 reads 0 comments

  21. Michigan's Denard Robinson, Nebraska's Taylor Martinez: Watch at Your Own Risk

    Call them the cardiac kids. Call them electrifying. Then call the paramedics. At the very least, have an oxygen tank or two within reach of the Barcalounger. A defibrillator might not be a bad idea either...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 583 reads 0 comments

  22. 10 Things We Learned from Boise State's 35-21 Win over Georgia

    In one of the few marquee games of the college football weekend, the Boise State Broncos stepped into the confines of the Georgia Dome and walked out with a fairly convincing 35-21 victory in front of a largely partisan Georgia crowd...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 1,930 reads 27 comments

  23. 12 Burning Questions for the New Big Ten (Part Two: Leaders Division)

    Welcome to the second installment of a two-part series concerning perhaps the most compelling questions facing the teams of the Big Ten as they enter a new season, set against the ever-changing backdrop of modern-day college football...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  24. 12 Burning Questions For the New Big Ten (Part One: Legends Division)

    Another season dawns upon the Big Ten and, with the new sun, there emerges a whole new landscape. New players, new coaches, a new logo and even a new member, laden with tradition, ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about 3 years ago 777 reads 0 comments

  25. Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State: Reactions To the Game's Biggest Stories

    Welcome to the 2010 installment of the "Bedlam Series", between the 10th ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys (10-1, 6-1 Big 12) and the 14th ranked Oklahoma Sooners (9-2, 5-2 Big 12)...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 2,277 reads 1 comments