1. Nebraska Asks, 'What Home Disadvantage?' After Roy Helu Jr. and Co. Tame Tigers

    It began way back on September 25th. Nebraska, perhaps underestimating South Dakota State (a fiery, FCS opponent) came out flat and scratched out an ugly 17-3 win...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 4,727 reads 11 comments

  2. Nebraska Cornhuskers Beaten by Dropped Passes, Fumbles and Penalties, not Texas

    *NOTE* the B/R editors put the word "blame" in the title; that was not my intention. My intention was to simply draw attention to some of the key players in Nebraska's pathetic performance against Texas...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 2,506 reads 80 comments

  3. Despite Texas' Poor Season, a Nebraska Win Would Mean the World to Husker Nation

    As soon as the final second of the 2009 Big 12 Championship ticked off the clock (for the second time) at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, this game has been the big one...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 878 reads 25 comments

  4. Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers Look To Regain Focus Vs. Kansas State

    The story lines are rich and plentiful, like the fertile Nebraska soil, as the Cornhuskers head to Manhattan, Kansas one last time for a Big 12 North Division tilt...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 2,489 reads 6 comments

  5. Texas and Oklahoma Cheerleaders Support Fans As They Pull an 83,000-Pound Jet

    On Sept. 30 (and for the eighth-straight year), cheerleaders from both Texas and Oklahoma teamed up with a local Texas airline in order to give fans of both teams a chance to wage the Red River Rivalry themselves...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 3,630 reads 4 comments

  6. Nebraska Football: Bo Pelini Won't Push Panic Button After 'Rabbits Thump Ego

    Bo Pelini won't push the panic button, and neither should you, Husker Nation. Sure, there is plenty to take away from the South Dakota State Game, most of it bad. The game was supposed to be a sweet-as-sugar tune-up before Big 12 Conference play began..

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 3,260 reads 10 comments

  7. Did Nebraska's Dominant Defensive Performance Please the Implacable Bo Pelini?

    Late last week, we here at Bleacher Report asked the question, "Can Taylor Martinez Tighten His Grasp on the Starting QB Role?" At the time, considering Martinez's surprising performance ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 497 reads 2 comments

  8. Nebraska Football: Can Taylor Martinez Tighten Grasp on Starting QB Role?

    For those in attendance at the Huskers' season opener or for those who shelled out $39.95 to see Nebraska predictably pound the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers to the tune of a 49-10 final ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 4 years ago 1,690 reads 0 comments

  9. The 50 Greatest Players in Nebraska Cornhuskers Football History

    In the relatively brief time that I've been a writer here at Bleacher Report, I've written several articles that were outside my comfort zone. After all, Nebraska football has been my bread and butter...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 81,254 reads 49 comments

  10. Are College Football's Play-Calling Coaches a Dying Breed?

    This month, South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier announced that he would be calling all of the Gamecocks' offensive plays in 2010, something not widely done among his fellow NCAA peers...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 1,490 reads 8 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's Exclusive Coverage of the Texas Stadium Implosion

    It was a dark and stormy night. OK, it wasn't stormy, but it did start off quite dark. However, in the interest of picture quality, I'm going to skip that part...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 925 reads 6 comments

  12. Tim Tebow Vs. John Brantley: Who Will Make a Better NFL Pro?

    Each week, the Featured Columnists gather within the gilded halls of the Bleacher Report headquarters and await our national assignments, Oliver Twist style...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 68 reads 3 comments

  13. The Top 10 "Worst" College QBs: Do They Deserve All the Criticism?

    Never having been a fan of "worst" lists, I thought I'd take a fresh look at an old premise. The Internet is littered with articles slamming various players, particularly quarterbacks, ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 6,061 reads 26 comments

  14. Ten College Football Teams That Could Benefit Most by Hiring Mike Leach

    When and where will Mike Leach return to coaching? In what capacity will he be hired? As an offensive coordinator for an established school or as a head coach for a team in need of rebuilding? Not even Leach himself knows the answers...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 9,826 reads 50 comments

  15. Projecting the Top 20 College Football Rushing Attacks for 2010

    As the game of football has evolved, more teams have shied away from the traditional ground game and have concentrated on developing pass-oriented offenses...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 9,792 reads 66 comments

  16. Bo Pelini's 12 Step Program for a Nebraska Cornhuskers' 2010 Big 12 Championship

    Last year, in monolithic Cowboys Stadium, Nebraska came within two costly penalties and one second of defeating the Texas Longhorns for the Big 12 Title and a Fiesta Bowl berth...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 2,179 reads 20 comments

  17. Nebraska Huskers Football Report Card: Does Bo Pelini Earn a Passing Grade?

    At the end of the Huskers' 2007 campaign, which ended with an embarrassing 65-51 loss to Big XII North rival Colorado, it was clear to even the most casual college football fan that the course ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 1,789 reads 17 comments

  18. Why I Hate National Signing Day

    National Signing Day has come and gone and with it all the staged theatrics that have unfortunately become a part of the process. Before delving into the mini-media circus it has become, let's look at the cottage industry it has spawned...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 663 reads 25 comments

  19. Ndamukong Suh's Heisman-Caliber Season: A Game-by-Game Breakdown

    Much has been said concerning Ndamukong Suh, the 6-foot-4, 300 lb, soft-spoken giant from Portland, Oregon. Gentle and introspective off the field, he is a master of chaos and controlled violence ...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 1,164 reads 26 comments

  20. Husker Nation: As Much As It Hurts, It's Time to Move On to Holiday Bowl

    My voice is still gone. It probably won't come back until later in the week. At least my side doesn't hurt anymore. All game long, the smattering of Husker fans in my section and I had cheered furiously for the Big Red...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 761 reads 27 comments

  21. How a Nebraska Upset of Texas Would Rock the BCS Projections

    Show of hands. How many of you thought that Nebraska would play in the Big XII Championship? A few of you? Duly noted. The Huskers or the Jayhawks were the preseason favorites to win the North...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 896 reads 25 comments

  22. Behind Enemy Lines: One Husker Fan's View of the Texas Longhorns

    Numerous articles have been written recently about Nebraska's role in the upcoming Big XII Championship, ranging from cautious optimism to outright mockery. My, how times have changed...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 2,790 reads 39 comments

  23. Bo Pelini's Defensive Turnaround Will Be Key If Huskers Upset Longhorns

    Yes, I know that Maurice Purify (pictured) no longer plays for Nebraska. So save your emails. Yes, I know the Huskers lost the game shown in the above photo...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about over 4 years ago 521 reads 13 comments

  24. Nebraska Cornhuskers' Rollercoaster of Emotion: What a Difference a Month Makes

    As the final seconds ticked off the clock in Memorial Stadium on October 24, the Husker fans who remained stood in frozen silence. Many of them were not sure what they had just witnessed...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 5 years ago 323 reads 5 comments

  25. Band Of Brothers: Nebraska Cornhuskers Pick Cotton, Prove Bloodlines Run Deep

    Ask any college football team in America and they’ll tell you the same thing. They’re more than just a team. They’re a fraternity of sorts. A brotherhood. At the University of Nebraska, they take that term literally...

    Michael Huckstep Written by Michael Huckstep about almost 5 years ago 238 reads 14 comments