1. Holiday Bowl SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Washington Huskies, Part 2

    First, an update: Nebraska lost to Washington in the Holiday Bowl 19-7. Just wanted to let people know as I'm sure only about 50 people outside of Nebraska and Washington actually tuned in to this yawner of a matchup...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about almost 4 years ago 1,324 reads 11 comments

  2. Hey, Nebraska Cornhusker Fans: Shut It, Please

    Time for a tough-love message. I've been a life-long Nebraska Cornhuskers fan so this hurts me, too. And I'm not just talking about football here...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 719 reads 72 comments

  3. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus Oklahoma Sooners

    Admit it, Husker fans. When sophomore running back Rex Burkhead tossed his third touchdown in as many passes for the season at the beginning of the second quarter last night, you were making plans for Glendale, AZ...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 810 reads 3 comments

  4. Nebraska Cornhuskers, The Big 12, Dan Beebe and Closure

    Baghdad, Iraq Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Kabul, Afghanistan Lincoln, Nebraska These are just a few of the world's most dangerous cities listed on the travel ban for the Big 12 offices down in Irving, Texas...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 2,933 reads 13 comments

  5. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Colorado Buffaloes

    To many in Husker Nation, the past week was a low point in this still-young Pelini era. It's not so much that Nebraska lost to Texas A&M but how they lost...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 887 reads 3 comments

  6. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus Texas A&M Aggies

    Like some of the other contests this year for Nebraska, this Texas A&M game was like a flashback. Not like the pummeling that the Huskers dealt to their old Big Eight brethren circa the 1980's and 90's...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 1,483 reads 7 comments

  7. Jayhawks vs. Cornhuskers: SWOT Analysis

    Another week, another (final?) victory over an old Big 8/Big 12 foe on Nebraska's farewell tour. Let the final record show 91 wins, 23 losses and three ties—in favor of the Huskers...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 671 reads 0 comments

  8. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus Iowa State Cyclones

    Okie dokie. Now that Nebraska has defeated Missouri, the Cornhuskers can casually make their way through the rest of the soft schedule and coast on in to the Big 12 Championship Game...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 3,623 reads 7 comments

  9. Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Missouri Tigers: SWOT Analysis

    Nebraska's Big 12 farewell tour continues with another great outing against an old Big 8 foe. What a great feeling to: A) Take Missouri's seat at the Big Ten table and B) Grab the last chance at a division title on the way out...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 1,604 reads 1 comments

  10. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus Oklahoma State Cowboys

    Another road trip, another old Big Eight foe vanquished. Nebraska added one final victory to cap their series history with the Oklahoma State Cowboys at 37-5-1 (wins-losses-ties)...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 1,194 reads 4 comments

  11. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus Texas Longhorns

    Ok Husker fans. Follow me: Breathe in. Breathe out. Ahhh. Again. Breathe in. Breathe out. Ahhh. One more time. Breathe in. Breathe out. Ahhhhhhh. Great. Now, repeat after me: "Texas owns Nebraska...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 597 reads 0 comments

  12. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus Kansas State Wildcats

    The circle of life. Alpha and Omega. The beginning of the end. Call it what you will. Thursday night could not have played out better for Nebraska's final Big 12 opener and the last game in the foreseeable future with Kansas State...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about 4 years ago 869 reads 3 comments

  13. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus South Dakota State Jackrabbits

    That crumpling sound you hear across the Heartland is the sound of forfeiture letters from Big 12 North athletic directors being tossed into the trash. Apparently, Nebraska winning the Big 12 North is not a foregone conclusion...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about over 4 years ago 865 reads 2 comments

  14. Nebraska Cornhuskers Quarterback Taylor Martinez's Nickname Settled

    At 3-0, Nebraska has had a great start to this young college football season. The team has managed to overcome the media-produced angst over naming a starting QB during fall camp and the truly controversial subject of who should start at mascot...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about over 4 years ago 755 reads 16 comments

  15. Week 3 Recap: Nebraska Cornhuskers Dominate Washington Huskies

    Week three's SWOT analysis is, quite frankly, very easy to write. The first two games of the season were a mixed bag of great performances and head-scratching mistakes against inferior foes...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about over 4 years ago 2,213 reads 5 comments

  16. Crucial Decision For Nebraska Cornhuskers Remains Unanswered

    We are two games into this young football season and yet a vital question about the heated competition that occurred over the summer has yet to be resolved...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about over 4 years ago 3,567 reads 3 comments

  17. SWOT Analysis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus Idaho Vandals

    This week's SWOT analysis of the game with the University of Idaho Vandals is a mixed bag - much like, well, last week's. Nebraska is two games into the season and we're still not sure where this team is headed...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about over 4 years ago 1,402 reads 2 comments

  18. Nebraska Cornhuskers Versus Western Kentucky SWOT Analysis

    Here I go, joining the millions of other Cornhusker fans playing Sunday (ok, this time Monday, but it will be Sundays in the future) afternoon coach - assuming that I actually know how best to run the team and prepare for the next opponent...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about over 4 years ago 1,889 reads 0 comments

  19. There Is No "We" In Team

    Despite my life-long devotion to everything Nebraska (so much so that I'm well aware the University is a juggernaut in women's collegiate bowling) I'm a fairly level-headed fan...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about over 4 years ago 795 reads 1 comments

  20. Too Much Love Too Soon?

    So the AP Poll came out and agrees with just about every other preseason prognosticator for college football: Nebraska is a Top 10 team. The consensus is that Nebraska will win the North Division of the Big 12...

    Shane Johnston Written by Shane Johnston about over 4 years ago 416 reads 2 comments