1. Southern Miss at No. 17 Nebraska: Grades for the Cornhuskers' Win vs. the Eagles

    Nebraska opens the season against Southern Miss, the defending Conference USA champions. Before the game, this looked like a sterner test for Nebraska than games like Western Kentucky and Tennessee-Chattanooga...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about almost 2 years ago 4,495 reads 7 comments

  2. Nebraska Football: Ranking Every Offense the Cornhuskers Will Face in 2012

    When Bo Pelini arrived in Lincoln, the one thing Nebraska fans thought they would never have to question is the NU defense. After last season, though, the faith in the Blackshirts was shaken...

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  3. Nebraska Football: Previewing the Cornhuskers' Game Against Southern Mississippi

    For Nebraska fans watching the game against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Saturday, September 1, at 2:30 p.m. CT on ABC/ESPN2: You'll Be Happy If...

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  4. Nebraska Football: 2012 Season Preview for the Cornhuskers

    From January through August, Nebraska fans were waiting to hear the four most beautiful words in the English language. “It’s Southern Mississippi Week...

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  5. Nebraska Football: Ranking Top 5 Defenses Cornhuskers Will Challenge in 2012

    Nebraska’s offense has gotten a lot of attention in the offseason, but the success of that offense will be affected by the quality of defenses it goes up against this season...

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  6. Nebraska Football: 5 Most NFL-Ready Players on Cornhuskers' 2012 Roster

    Ndamukong Suh. Prince Amukamura. Alex Henery. Lavonte David. Those are just a few Nebraska alumni that have made the transition to the NFL. Nebraska is developing a reputation for developing NFL talent, which will help with recruiting if it continues...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about almost 2 years ago 2,368 reads 2 comments

  7. Breaking Down Nebraska's Ranking in the AP's College Football Preseason Poll

    All preseason polls are supposed to be meaningless, but the AP preseason poll is the most meaningful of meaningless polls...

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  8. Nebraska Football: Ranking Top 5 QBs Cornhuskers Will Face in 2012

    Quarterback is generally the most important position for any football team. As goes the quarterback, so goes the team’s offense. In 2012, the Nebraska Cornhuskers will face some of the most dynamic and dangerous quarterbacks in the nation...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about almost 2 years ago 2,094 reads 6 comments

  9. Nebraska Football: The Cornhuskers' All-Time Dream Team

    Who is the Greatest Of All-Time? The GOAT is the quintessential sports debate, one that is guaranteed to start an argument (sometimes friendly, sometimes otherwise) as fans defend their particular heroes...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about almost 2 years ago 6,146 reads 28 comments

  10. Nebraska Football Recruiting: Rose and Moore Highlight Ups, Downs of Recruiting

    It’s been an eventful week for Nebraska’s roster, for both this year and in future years. So to preview how we analyze games around here, let’s take a look at the good, the bad and the other of Nebraska’s very full week...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about almost 2 years ago 1,847 reads 0 comments

  11. Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers' Positions with Biggest Questions for 2012

    What will be the biggest causes for concern about Nebraska football next season? As the calendar flips to August and fall camps begin in earnest, it’s time for fans to take a hard look at their teams for the upcoming season...

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  12. Nebraska Football: What You Need to Know About Cornhuskers' TE Depth

    Tight end is an evolving position in football. The lumbering blocker making a catch through heavily-taped hands is a thing of the past...

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  13. Nebraska Football: Does USA Today's Preseason Poll Alter the Huskers' BCS Path?

    Preseason polls shouldn't matter. Preseason polls are based on guesswork, on name recognition and on blind speculation. They shouldn't have any bearing on what happens at the end of the season...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about almost 2 years ago 1,361 reads 2 comments

  14. Nebraska Football: What You Need to Know About Huskers' DE Cameron Meredith

    We’ve gotten to know Kenny Bell , Baker Steinkuhler , Daimion Stafford , Will Compton and Ciante Evans this offseason. Now, it’s time to turn our attention to senior defensive end Cameron Meredith ...

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  15. Nebraska Football: Back Off, Cornhusker Fans, Pelini Was Right About You

    At Big Ten Media Days last week, Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini may have touched the metaphorical third rail of athletics by indirectly criticizing Nebraska fans...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about almost 2 years ago 2,924 reads 26 comments

  16. Nebraska Football: Analyzing Cornhuskers' Top Weaknesses in 2012

    For every yin, there’s a yang. For every Luke Skywalker, there’s a Darth Vader. For every Splinter, there’s a Shredder. For every … Well, you get the idea...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,054 reads 2 comments

  17. Nebraska Football: How Penn State's Sanctions Affect the Cornhuskers

    On Monday, the NCAA issued unprecedented sanctions against Penn State in response to the university actively concealing the sexual assaults committed by former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky...

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  18. Nebraska Football: Getting to Know Cornhuskers LB Will Compton

    We've been here before. We've learned more about Kenny Bell , Baker Steinkuhler , Daimion Stafford and Ciante Evans . Now, it's time to learn more about Will Compton, Nebraska's senior linebacker...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 1,520 reads 2 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: Breaking Down Cornhuskers' Biggest Strengths for 2012

    Not everything written about Nebraska here is negative, regardless of what some commenters have said recently. There’s plenty of sunshine and unicorns for Nebraska fans to focus on as NU prepares for year two in the Big Ten...

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  20. Nebraska Football: Predicting Stats for Cornhuskers' Top Players in 2012

    “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics.” - Mark Twain Ultimately, the only statistic Nebraska fans care about are wins and losses...

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  21. Nebraska Football: What You Need to Know About Cornhuskers' DB Ciante Evans

    To borrow a phrase from Stephen Colbert, let’s play another game of “ Better Know A Husker .” As we did with Kenny Bell , Baker Steinkuhler and Daimion Stafford , this time we take a closer look at defensive back Ciante Evans ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,325 reads 4 comments

  22. Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers' Window of Success Beginning to Close

    Here’s a sobering thought. Taylor Martinez, the quarterback who is about to start his third year as Nebraska’s starting quarterback, was born in 1990. That means he was seven years old when Nebraska won its last national title...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 4,968 reads 30 comments

  23. Nebraska Football: Why Getting QB Johnny Stanton Is Important for Cornhuskers

    In a welcome piece of good news, 4-star California quarterback prospect Johnny Stanton announced his plans to be part of Nebraska’s 2013 class (Husker Extra)...

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  24. Nebraska Football: What You Need to Know About Huskers' FS Daimion Stafford

    Daimion Stafford is one of the returning starters for 2012 that Nebraska fans are hoping will help get the Blackshirts back on track...

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  25. Nebraska Football: Best Road Trips for Cornhuskers in 2012

    Being a football fan can be hard work. In addition to all the devotion and energy that fans pour into their respective teams, fandom can also require planning and a financial investment...

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