1. 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...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,908 reads 5 comments

  2. 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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  3. 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 2,344 reads 4 comments

  4. 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 4,971 reads 30 comments

  5. 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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  6. 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...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 1,916 reads 3 comments

  7. 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...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 1,397 reads 5 comments

  8. Nebraska Football: 5 Things That Will Stay the Same for the Cornhuskers in 2012

    “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” – Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr As one particularly smart and handsome analyst observed, it looks like Nebraska is in for some changes in 2012...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 1,397 reads 1 comments

  9. Nebraska Football: 5 Changes on Offense You'll See in 2012

    Remember the days when Nebraska’s offense was predictable? Boring, stodgy and overpowering, under Tom Osborne, you knew what you were going to get from NU on offense. Well, it’s been a while since we’ve seen those days in Lincoln...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 5,453 reads 7 comments

  10. Nebraska Football: Will Bo Pelini Finish 2012 Season on the Hot Seat?

    Bo Pelini ’s job security is inextricably tied to Nebraska’s performance on the field. If Nebraska does well and the fans are happy, his job is safe...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,374 reads 13 comments

  11. Nebraska's Opposition to College Football Playoffs Makes Cornhuskers Look Bad

    Apparently, everyone in the college football world is excited about a playoff. Except Nebraska. On Tuesday, college football fans learned that, at long last, they were going to get a playoff...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,765 reads 47 comments

  12. Nebraska Football's Baker Steinkuhler: What You Need to Know About Huskers' DT

    Much like with Kenny Bell on offense, Baker Steinkuhler might not be the first person you think of when you think about the 2012 squad...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 1,681 reads 2 comments

  13. Nebraska Football: What You Need to Know About Cornhuskers WR Kenny Bell

    When Nebraska fans think ahead to the 2012 season, most think about Taylor Martinez, Rex Burkhead , or what’s going to happen on defense...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,561 reads 6 comments

  14. Nebraska Football Recruiting: Why Cornhuskers Must Have a Top-20 Class for 2013

    Nebraska fans, in general, hate recruiting . When Tom Osborne was in charge, Nebraska’s recruiting classes were never highly ranked, largely because Nebraska's offensive system was so unique...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,685 reads 15 comments

  15. Nebraska Football: Picking Every 2012 Game on the Board Against the Spread

    In June, college football fans have to grab every shred of hope they can to make it through the summer. So the Golden Nugget did us all a huge favor by releasing betting lines on 111 of next year’s college football games (h/t covers...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,481 reads 2 comments

  16. Nebraska Football: What Taylor Martinez Must Do to Win over His Doubters

    Taylor Martinez has never been a beloved figure amongst Nebraska fans. Ever since his injury midway through his freshman campaign, and then the ugly scenes in College Station and internet ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 808 reads 7 comments

  17. Nebraska Football: Why Year 2 in the Big Ten Will Be Light Years Better

    When Nebraska joined the Big Ten in 2011, most NU fans were cautiously optimistic. While most did not expect Nebraska to dominate in year one, most also did not expect ugly road losses ...

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  18. Nebraska Football: What You Need to Know About Rex Burkhead's Backups

    Don’t worry, Nebraska fans, Rex Burkhead is just fine. But given what a huge factor he was in Nebraska’s offense as 2011 ended, and how important he is likely to be in ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 3,557 reads 6 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: Under-the-Radar Players Who Will Be Stars for the Huskers

    College football is a sport of turnover. With players having only four years of eligibility, college fans know they have precious little time to see stars emerge on the field before they move on...

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  20. Nebraska Cornhuskers: 5 Reasons Taylor Martinez Can Pass for over 3,000 Yards

    Stop laughing. Nebraska fans have settled into a comfortable disdain for Taylor Martinez as a passer. In fairness, much of what we’ve seen from Martinez airing it out gives good reason to be skeptical of his ability to effectively throw the ball...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 3,133 reads 13 comments

  21. Nebraska Football: Power Ranking NU's Pass-Catching Options

    We’ve already gotten to know Nebraska’s wide receiver corps , but that introduction left an important question unanswered. How good are these guys? Who is the best receiving option for Nebraska? Well, fret no more...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 1,725 reads 3 comments

  22. Nebraska Football: What You Need to Know About Cornhuskers' WR Corps

    For years, Nebraska wide receivers toiled in anonymity, blocking cornerbacks on wide option plays and hoping for a pass or two when the defense wasn’t paying attention...

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  23. Nebraska Football: What Bo Pelini Must Do to Save Himself from the Hot Seat

    Bo Pelini will be starting his fifth year in charge at Nebraska in 2012. He has won two division titles and no conference titles during his tenure in Lincoln and has yet to make an appearance in a BCS bowl...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 2 years ago 2,092 reads 4 comments

  24. Nebraska Football: Why Rex Burkhead's Production Is Key to Cornhuskers' Success

    2012 is a year of hope for Nebraska. Last year was a disappointing beginning to Nebraska’s life in the B1G, and the Children of the Corn are hoping for better results in the coming season...

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  25. Nebraska Football: The 5 Toughest Losses in Bo Pelini's Nebraska Career

    While Bo Pelini has provided Nebraska fans plenty of exciting moments , there have been soul-crushing defeats in his tenure as well...

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