1. 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 ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 4,461 reads 7 comments

  2. 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 over 2 years ago 3,583 reads 6 comments

  3. 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...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 3,131 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 over 2 years ago 3,145 reads 13 comments

  5. 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 over 2 years ago 1,753 reads 3 comments

  6. 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...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 3,299 reads 2 comments

  7. 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 over 2 years ago 2,103 reads 4 comments

  8. 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...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 1,768 reads 0 comments

  9. 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...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 2,206 reads 13 comments

  10. Nebraska Football: How Cornhuskers Plan on Continuing Trend of Elite DBs

    Prince Amukamura. Alfonzo Dennard. Eric Hagg. DeJon Gomes. Under Bo Pelini , Nebraska has enjoyed great success in recruiting and developing elite defensive backs...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 2,158 reads 7 comments

  11. Nebraska Football: Why Fans Shouldn't Worry About Taylor Martinez

    Worrying about Taylor Martinez has been a cottage industry for Nebraska fans since the middle of the 2010 season. And for good reason, as Martinez has given Nebraska moments of brilliance and moments of horror...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 3,963 reads 21 comments

  12. Nebraska Football: The 5 Most Exciting Moments in Bo Pelini's Nebraska Career

    In his four years in charge at Nebraska, Bo Pelini has given NU fans some incredibly exciting moments. As I watched the incredible end to the Premier League season last Saturday, ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 1,453 reads 3 comments

  13. Nebraska Football: Tommie Frazier's Hall of Fame Snub Result of Ridiculous Rules

    Apparently, Tommie Frazier will have to buy a ticket if he wants to get into college football ’s Hall of Fame. The 2012 class was announced this week, and Frazier was not one of the 14 players selected for that honor...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 2,066 reads 3 comments

  14. Nebraska Football: How Offseason Work Will Improve Taylor Martinez's Passing

    Taylor Martinez has been an enigma since arriving in Lincoln. On his third play from scrimmage, he scored on an electrifying touchdown run against Western Kentucky, and Nebraska fans thought they might be seeing the start of something special...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 2,589 reads 8 comments

  15. Nebraska Football: Is It Time for Cornhuskers to Get Rid of Bo Pelini?

    I am always grateful for readers who take the time and energy to comment, but I've been surprised recently by the number of commenters who are convinced Bo Pelini is not the right head coach to bring Nebraska back to national prominence...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 3,865 reads 26 comments

  16. Nebraska Football: 5 Things That Will Keep Bo Pelini Up at Night

    Being a head coach at a major college football program isn’t the easiest job in the world. Nebraska’s Bo Pelini has a lot on his plate, and a lot to worry through the summer ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 3,161 reads 26 comments

  17. Nebraska Football: Ron Brown Deserves All the Heat for His Anti-Gay Comments

    On March 6, Ron Brown, assistant coach for the University of Nebraska football program, told the Omaha City Council that he thought homosexuality was an abomination to God, and therefore ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 789 reads 24 comments

  18. Nebraska Football: Neutral Site Playoffs Show College Football Disrespects Fans

    Nebraska fans, Jim Delaney thinks you’re not very smart. So does Mike Slive, and all of the other power-brokers in college football...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 1,217 reads 5 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers Will Be Just Fine After Aaron Green's Transfer

    On Monday, sophomore running back Aaron Green was released from his Nebraska scholarship and announced he will be transferring to another school...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 4,368 reads 6 comments

  20. Nebraska Football: Power Ranking the Huskers' 2012 Opponent Uniforms

    I have long been a fan of Paul Lukas’ Uni Watch website, a collection and study of the minutiae of sports uniforms and logos...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 2,352 reads 12 comments

  21. Nebraska Football: 5 Most Important Redshirt Freshmen and Transfers

    Every year, college fans get excited about the players that commit and sign with their favorite teams, and the true freshmen who make instant impacts are the stuff of legends...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 374 reads 12 comments

  22. Nebraska Football: Snag in Big Ten/Pac-12 Schedule Agreement May Harm Huskers

    Nebraska stands to benefit greatly from the Big Ten/Pac-12 television partnership deal announced last year. Under the deal, Nebraska would get extra exposure and a guaranteed non-conference game against a recognized opponent...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 2,620 reads 3 comments

  23. Nebraska Football: Sorry, Rex Burkhead Is Not a Legitimate Heisman Contender

    Rex Burkhead was Nebraska’s most important offensive player—and will be the unquestioned leader of the Cornhuskers in 2012. But to say that he is a legitimate Heisman contender is a pipe dream...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 197 reads 38 comments

  24. Nebraska Football: Latest News, Injuries and Updates on the Cornhuskers

    Just because Nebraska’s spring work wrapped up one practice short, thanks to a thunderstorm that took out Nebraska’s spring game over the weekend, doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot going on in and around the football program...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 2,284 reads 0 comments

  25. Nebraska Football: Pelini Makes Right Call by Canceling Spring Game

    "We're talking about practice. We're talking about practice. We're not talking about the game. We're talking about practice...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about over 2 years ago 2,203 reads 6 comments