1. Nebraska—Va Tech: Is Darren Evans' Injury a Game-Changer?

    Virginia Tech has stated that starting tailback Darren Evans tore his ACL in his left knee on Tuesday during practice, according to SI.com. Evans led the team with 1,265 rushing yards and added 11 touchdowns for the Hokies last season...

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  2. Husker Fans Are the Best in the Country Because of Osborne

    Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman talked with 29 players at the Big 12 Media Days and asked who the best and the worst fans in the Big 12 are. (Read it here.) It's no surprise Nebraska came out on top...

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  3. 2009: The Season for "Things Are Looking Up" in the Big 12

    More than any other time in history, 2009 seems to have far more "ups" than "downs" for the Big 12. The conference, entering its fourteenth season since that fateful day The Powers That Be chose ...

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  4. Still-To-Be-Named Nebraska Column: Uncertainty And... Softball?

    97 days until Florida Atlantic. What type of Nebraska team will show up to play? Can Bo whip the boys into shape to contend for a conference title so soon, or are we in for another ...

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  5. Three Huskers Taken in NFL Draft, Six More Sign Contracts

    Husker fans had to wait a bit before hearing their players' names in the NFL Draft over the weekend. Cody Glenn, the I-back turned linebacker, was the first Nebraska player taken in the draft ...

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  6. Sports Tweeting: Can Twitter Be Used in Sports Coverage?

    Oprah has a twitter. Huge, right? Everyone's freaking out. Wait a second....WHAT? Who cares? What is up with this whole "twitter" thing anyway? Twitter is the next biggest and greatest thing on the Internet...

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  7. Creating a Sports Fan 101

    Hey there, Bleacher Report. I've missed you. Lately I've been plagued with this odd problem: None of my friends from college like sports. It's not that they despise sports with every inch of their being, they just don't enjoy sports...

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  8. A 2008 Big 12 Conference Performance Review

    At any job, the employees have to sit down quarterly, biannually, or annually for a performance review. As a fan of the Big 12 Conference, it's high time I sit down to examine the ...

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  9. Nebraska-Clemson: A Tale of Two Special Teams

    It was the best of games, it was the worst of games. Ultimately, the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl was determined by special teams plays. Nebraska started the game very slowly. Scratch that, immobile...

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  10. Creature vs. Creature: A Husker on the Gator Bowl (Nebraska-Clemson)

    Game Preview The Gator Bowl this season is a chance for one of two teams to prove what they're worth. Nebraska (8-4) finished second in the Big 12 North and well above expectations...

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  11. The Nebraska Cornhuskers Deserve to be Ranked

    Nebraska is just as deserving as any other 8-4 team to be ranked. Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach ranked Nebraska 25th in the final USA Today Coaches' Poll, and Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini ranked his own Huskers 22nd...

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  12. Buffalo 42, Ball State 24: Turner Gill and the Bulls Win MAC Championship

    Tears welled up in Buffalo Head Coach Turner Gill's eyes. "I'm just proud of these guys," he said. "I'm proud of them." The strong emotion could be heard in his voice. The University of Buffalo knocked off No...

    SportMonk Written by SportMonk about 6 years ago 736 reads 17 comments

  13. Creature Vs Creature: Gridiron Gurus on Championship Weekend

    **As part of a new series, a group of b/r writers make their picks on key college football and NFL matchups. Minus numbers in parentheses denote how much a team is favored to win by...

    SportMonk Written by SportMonk about 6 years ago 81 reads 1 comments

  14. CFB Week 15 Notes: The BCS Just Punched Mack Brown Square in the Face? Nah

    Now let's be clear, right off the bat. What happened, happened. Nothing we can say or do can change that. Now that we're clear on that, let's begin...

    SportMonk Written by SportMonk about 6 years ago 255 reads 12 comments

  15. Nebraska-Colorado: The Blackshirts Come Through on Black Friday

    After an ugly performance by the Huskers, it was Alex Henery's 57-yard field goal that swung the game for Nebraska. Another successful Thanksgiving feast packed me full of turkey, ham, stuffing, pie, and many other tasty delights...

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  16. Creature Vs. Creature: A Husker on Those Dag-Gum Kids (Colorado-Nebraska)

    Game Preview This time last year Nebraska was 5-6 and looking for that crucial sixth win in Boulder for a bowl game...

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  17. America Just Punched Bob Stoops Square in the Face...Again

    The BCS has yet to levy its verdict as I write this, but the sportswriters have chosen. It is my personal opinion that sportswriters around the country just punched Bob Stoops square in the face...

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  18. An OKC Love Affair and Hornet Homecoming: New Orleans Returns to Oklahoma City

    I usually write college football, but I couldn't resist. The New Orleans Hornets return to Oklahoma City tonight for the first time since it got its own NBA team—to KEEP, this ...

    SportMonk Written by SportMonk about 6 years ago 393 reads 20 comments

  19. The Bye Week Blues: What to Watch While You Wait

    Well, college football fans, it's Rivalry Week. The matchups available to us will be some of the best of the year, all in one day. Many can't wait to pack the stadiums and cheer their team to victory...

    SportMonk Written by SportMonk about 6 years ago 491 reads 42 comments

  20. Husker Athletics Make Academics Top Priority

    *courtesy of the Daily Nebraskan (Check out this article I co-wrote with another guy on the sports desk about the Nebraska athletic program's commitment to academics...

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  21. Is Bo Pelini Nebraska's Bob Stoops?

    Bob Stoops and Bo Pelini. You have to admit, if you examine the similarities, it gets eerie. But let me start from the beginning...

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  22. That Makes 20: Nebraska Extends Home Win Streak over Kansas

    The Kansas Jayhawks still have not won at Memorial Stadium since 1968, as Nebraska extended its home win streak over Kansas to 20 games with a 45-35 win Saturday. And now we're going bowling...

    SportMonk Written by SportMonk about 6 years ago 478 reads 28 comments

  23. Snow Games: THAT'S Where College Football Lives

    Oct. 21, 2006: No. 5 Texas vs. No. 17 Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. The Huskers were playing the game of the season against the Longhorns in Colt McCoy's freshman year (he wasn't ...

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  24. Nebraska-Kansas: A Look Ahead and a Look Behind

    Husker fans don't want to look back on the Kansas game from last year. I sure don't. But I think it's important to see what we did wrong against Kansas last year so we can know what do right for Saturday's game...

    SportMonk Written by SportMonk about 6 years ago 532 reads 17 comments

  25. Texas-Texas Tech, By the Numbers

    In the most exciting college football game so far this season, Texas Tech shocked the top-ranked Longhorns. But the victory is no longer the big news. The numbers are...

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