1. Nebraska Football: Proof the Blackshirts Are Getting Better

    “I’ ve got to admit, it’s getting better A little better all the time (It can’t get much worse!)” - “Getting Better,” The Beatles ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 10 months ago 3,283 reads 8 comments

  2. Nebraska Football: Midseason Grades for Players and Coaches

    Hard as it may be to believe, the 2013 Nebraska football regular season has reached the halfway point. After a 44-7 dismantling of Purdue on Saturday, Nebraska sits at 5-1 overall and 2-0 in Big Ten play...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 10 months ago 2,842 reads 7 comments

  3. Nebraska Football: Taylor Martinez a No-Brainer to Be Starter When Healthy

    Nebraska football fans have seen a glimpse of the future when turf toe sidelined senior quarterback Taylor Martinez , allowing redshirt freshman Tommy Armstrong to start two games...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 4,767 reads 91 comments

  4. Nebraska Football: Why Ameer Abdullah Is Key to Huskers' Success in Big Ten

    As Nebraska football heads into Big Ten conference play, fans will be looking for the breakout stars to lead NU back to the title game in Indianapolis...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 3,417 reads 7 comments

  5. Nebraska Football: 5 Startling Statistics from Cornhuskers' 2013 Campaign

    Nebraska football fans knew there would be a lot of surprises in the 2013 campaign. With almost an entirely new starting lineup on defense, huge turnover on special teams, and a soft ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 4,472 reads 1 comments

  6. Nebraska Football: September Grades for the Blackshirts

    With four games in the books, Nebraska football fans have seen enough to make some preliminary judgments. So as the calendar flips to October and conference play looms, it’s time to take a step back and consider what we’ ve learned...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 2,133 reads 0 comments

  7. Nebraska Football: Why Huskers Need to Get Ameer Abdullah More Touches

    Nebraska football fans have been worried lately about the state of the NU defense, and for good reason. But lost in that discussion has been a disturbing lack of performance from ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 3,345 reads 33 comments

  8. Nebraska Football: 5 Most Important Takeaways from September

    Nebraska football fans were delighted when September* arrived and football season returned. Nebraska navigated its nonconference season at 3-1, with an ugly collapse against UCLA and some unexpected drama against Wyoming and South Dakota State...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 4,344 reads 30 comments

  9. Nebraska Football: Blackshirts' 5 Biggest Weaknesses

    Nebraska football fans have been in pain both this season and last as they have watched the once-vaunted Blackshirts defense get shredded...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 4,764 reads 24 comments

  10. Nebraska Football: Can Huskers Make It to Michigan Game Undefeated in Big Ten?

    Nebraska football fans had any lofty expectations for their season dashed when NU coughed up an 18-point lead en route to a 41-21 drubbing at the hands of UCLA...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 4,145 reads 34 comments

  11. Nebraska Football: 5 Players Who Have Surprised Us in 2013

    Nebraska football is now four games in. The non-conference schedule is over, and Nebraska has a bye week before conference play begins...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 5,443 reads 20 comments

  12. Nebraska Football: 4 Improvements the Secondary Must Make

    Nebraska football fans were hoping that the defensive improvements between the Wyoming and Southern Mississippi games were signs of life for the Blackshirts...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 2,075 reads 5 comments

  13. Nebraska Football: Pelini's Future in Fans' Hands After Deadspin Release of Rant

    On Tuesday, Deadspin released an audio recording of Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini slamming Nebraska football fans in a profanity-laced tirade...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 2,409 reads 18 comments

  14. Nebraska Football: The State of the Program After the Collapse Against UCLA

    Nebraska football fans have now had a few days to digest Nebraska’s epic collapse on Saturday, losing at home to UCLA 41-21 after holding a 21-3 lead in the second quarter...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 8,919 reads 28 comments

  15. Nebraska vs. UCLA: 10 Things We Learned in Cornhuskers' Loss

    Nebraska was held scoreless in the second half as UCLA erased a 21-3 deficit to beat NU, 41-21, before a record crowd at Memorial Stadium...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 7,368 reads 30 comments

  16. Nebraska Football: 3 Defenses That Will Give Taylor Martinez Trouble in 2013

    Nebraska football fans know that the Cornhuskers under offensive coordinator Tim Beck have grown into a formidable offense...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 11 months ago 5,269 reads 22 comments

  17. Nebraska Football: 5 Biggest Early-Season Storylines for the Cornhuskers

    Two weeks into the season, Nebraska football fans have already seen a lot. They have seen flashbacks of the Big Ten title game debacle last year as Wyoming ran up and down the field on the Blackshirts...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 2,918 reads 4 comments

  18. Nebraska vs. UCLA: 5 Things We Will Learn About the Blackshirts

    As Cornhusker fans start looking toward the Nebraska vs. UCLA matchup, they could be forgiven for being a little confused as to what they should expect...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 4,256 reads 6 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: A Deeper Look at the Cornhuskers' Rushing Defense Problems

    Between last year and last week against Wyoming, Nebraska football fans could easily have drawn the conclusion that NU’s defense against the run has degraded significantly over the last year...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 5,191 reads 11 comments

  20. Nebraska Football: 3 Things Taylor Martinez Is Already Doing Better in 2013

    Nebraska football fans were departing from Memorial Stadium after Saturday’s 37-34 win over Wyoming in a state of disbelief...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 5,067 reads 14 comments

  21. Nebraska Football: Grading Each New Starter's Week 1 Performance

    Nebraska football fans sweltered in upper-90-degree temperatures to watch NU’s season opener against Wyoming in Lincoln. But the real sweating didn ’t start until late in the fourth quarter, well after the sun had gone down...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 4,205 reads 12 comments

  22. Nebraska Football: What Does Taylor Martinez Need to Show NFL Scouts in 2013?

    Nebraska football fans have seen their share of NFL players wearing scarlet and cream. And they have watched quarterback Taylor Martinez light up the scoreboards and write his name into the Nebraska record books during his three years in Lincoln...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 5,102 reads 11 comments

  23. Predicting Nebraska's Stats vs. Wyoming

    After waiting through months of offseason, Nebraska football fans are now finally able to sink their collective teeth into an actual game week...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 2,877 reads 6 comments

  24. Nebraska Football: 5 Biggest Questions for Cornhuskers as Season Begins

    After a long offseason, Nebraska Cornhuskers fans can finally utter the three words they have been waiting months to say: “It’s Wyoming Week.” But as the new football season starts, many questions remain to be answered...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 4,379 reads 12 comments

  25. Nebraska Football: Meet the Cornhuskers' New Starters for 2013

    As Nebraska football fans anxiously await the first game of the season, and as depth charts begin to be announced throughout the country, many fans will be getting their first look at the players who will be replacing departing stars...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 12 months ago 8,801 reads 6 comments