1. Nebraska Football: 25 Most Beloved Figures in Team History

    An incredibly large number of people have been a part of the Nebraska football program over the years. From the athletic directors to interns whose faces never graced a newspaper’s print, all played a role...

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  2. College Football 2011: The First Ever BCS Draft Results

    It’s an event that is analyzed years in advance. Film is watched ad nauseam as every little detail is scrutinized down to its core. Finally, the big day arrives and history is forever changed...

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  3. Nebraska Football: Will 'Huskers Thrive with New Offensive Coordinator Tim Beck?

    After Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini unveiled the group of hand-picked coaches that he would be working with back in early February, two near-certainties arose...

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  4. Nebraska Football: Memorial Stadium's Growth Spurt Brings Multiple Gains

    Trees suddenly went missing just to the east of Nebraska’s Memorial Stadium last Wednesday. Cornhusker fans can rest easy. Alabama fan Harvey Almorn Updyke, Jr., had nothing to do with it...

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  5. Nebraska Football: 5 Predictions for the End of Cornhuskers' Spring Ball

    The Nebraska Cornhuskers find themselves installing new offensive packages this spring under the watchful eye of offensive coordinator Tim Beck...

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  6. Nebraska Football: Which Cornhuskers Will Wear Blackshirts Come Fall Practice?

    A tradition dating back to 1964, wearing a black practice jersey during the fall is one of the highest honors that any Nebraska defender can hope to achieve...

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  7. Nebraska Football: 5 Cornhuskers Who Have the Most To Lose This Spring

    When a college football team targets a recruit, they do so with a purpose in mind. If said recruit doesn’t quite live up to their billing by year two, it’s a minor strike against the player...

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  8. Nebraska Football: Corey Raymond Works to Reload Cornhuskers' Secondary for 2012

    The Cornhuskers received an invaluable gift when cornerback Alfonzo Dennard decided to return for his senior season. But once he leaves for the NFL, then-second year secondary coach Corey Raymond will have his work cut out for him...

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  9. 2011 NFL Draft: Bo Pelini's Way Means a Happy Draft Day

    As former Nebraska Cornhusker cornerback Prince Amukamara looks towards the 2011 NFL draft, one of the people he has to thank for his accomplishments is Bo Pelini...

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  10. Nebraska Football: Exclusive Interview With Former Cornhusker OL Mike Smith

    Former Nebraska offensive lineman Mike Smith’s senior season as a Cornhusker didn’t go quite as he had envisioned. In fact, thanks to a mid-August leg injury, Smith didn’t see the field at all in 2010...

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  11. Nebraska Football: How the Cornhuskers Have Fared vs. the Big Ten

    As college football took its initial shape in the late 1800s, simple geographical ties helped to start early rivalries...

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  12. Nebraska Football: Rex Burkhead Steps To Forefront as Cornhuskers' Leader

    Nebraska Running back Rex Burkhead has led by example ever since he arrived in Lincoln as a freshman in 2009...

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  13. Nebraska Football 2011: Young Cornhusker Backs Should Scare Big Ten, Not Fans

    As the Nebraska Cornhuskers enter their first year in the Big 10 conference, confidence is a necessity. Rex Burkhead returns as a proven commodity at running back...

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  14. Big Ten Football: Why a Black Friday Nebraska-Iowa Meeting Is Good for the Game

    On March 7, 2011, the Big Ten conference announced that Nebraska and Iowa would meet on the day after Thanksgiving for the first two seasons of the Cornhuskers’ conference play...

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  15. Nebraska Cornhuskers: 20 Players To Watch During Spring Practice

    The official spring football practice press conferences are over. Now, it’s time to strap on the pads and see how winter conditioning has treated the Nebraska football roster...

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  16. College Football/2011 NFL Draft: Which Programs Produce More Pros Than Titles?

    The NFL draft is a tradition dating back to 1936. College football championships began being recognized with the help of polls by the press and coaches during the same year...

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  17. Nebraska Football: 5 Potential Components of Cornhuskers' New Offense

    Nebraska Cornhuskers offensive coordinator Tim Beck has no problem taking a sledgehammer to his team’s old system...

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  18. Nebraska Cornhuskers Football: Could Big 'Bama Back be Lincoln-Bound?

    Someone may have sneaked a peek into Nebraska Cornhuskers offensive coordinator Tim Beck's workshop. Rumors of powerful running formations have been swirling, and now with a single tweet, the buzz surrounding the run game may have solidified...

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  19. College Football 2011: The 10 Most Media-Savvy Coaches

    During a game, coaches interact with plenty of people including their own players, other coaches, referees and various others. Perhaps the most daunting scenario during an entire Saturday for a coach is the press conference following the game...

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  20. College Football 2011: Comparing SEC Football Programs To Beer Brands

    Beer is a staple at every tailgate across America on college football Saturdays and that’s no exception for every SEC parking lot or picnic table...

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  21. Big 12 Football 2011: How Much Will Nebraska Be Missed Next Season?

    The Nebraska Cornhuskers officially become part of an expanding Big Ten conference as of July 1, leaving the Big 12 in the dust — and their departure may be the first step towards the league's collapse...

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  22. Nebraska Football 2011: 10 Reasons Why the Cornhuskers Can Win the Big Ten

    The Nebraska Cornhuskers have a prime opportunity to win the Big Ten conference in 2011 due to their talent, the ability to overcome the obstacles in their path and the coaches involved on both sidelines...

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  23. The 10 Players Most Vital to the Nebraska Cornhuskers' Success in 2011

    As of July 1, another tradition-rich school will be added to college football’s oldest conference. The Nebraska Cornhuskers now find themselves as members of the Big Ten, a ...

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  24. NFL Draft 2011: Which Nebraska Cornhusker Has the Most To Prove at the Combine?

    The Big 12 will be represented by a dozen teams for the last time, at least for a while. Which team is carrying the torch of the shrinking conference with the largest contingent ...

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  25. Nebraska Football: How the 2010-Drafted Cornhuskers Fared NFL Baptism by Fire

    Three athletes were molded and hardened by Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini in 2009. They were pushed beyond their limits, their barriers were broken, their confidence shattered and rebuilt before entering the 2010 draft...

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