Football - Archives 2017

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Huskers and adidas Unveil '97 Alternative Uniforms
Football 07/27/2017

The University of Nebraska and adidas Football today unveiled the new Husker 97 alternate football uniform, which will be worn Saturday, October 7 vs. Wisconsin. Inspired by the 1997 undefeated squad that went 13-0, the Husker 97 alternate football uniforms celebrate the 20th anniversary of the championship team that had an average margin of victory of 30 points and produced five All-Americans, a Lombardi Award winner and an Outland Trophy winner.

Football Fan Day and Movie Night Set for Saturday
Football 07/27/2017

Nebraska Football Fan Day will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. Fan Day is annually the best opportunity for fans to meet and greet the Nebraska football players, coaches and staff before preseason practice begins on Sunday morning. For the second straight year, the 2017 Fan Day will again be two full hours.

Kelsay, Taylor Captain 2017 Nebraska Hall of Fame Class
Football 07/27/2017

One of the most prolific passers in Husker history and one of the most disruptive defenders in the dominant Blackshirt defenses of the 1990s lead the 2017 Nebraska Football Hall of Fame class.

Williams Makes Most of Big Ten Spotlight
Football 07/25/2017

Junior safety thankful for unexpected trip to Chicago, where he learned a few new things about his defensive teammate, Chris Weber

Social Recap: Big Ten Media Days
Football 07/25/2017

Head Coach Mike Riley along with student-athletes Tanner Lee, Chris Weber and Aaron Williams were in Chicago Tuesday for 2017 Big Ten Football Media Days.

Media Day Notes: Replacing Jones No Easy Task
Football 07/25/2017

Mike Riley meets with reporters in Chicago for annual Big Ten Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon

Origin of the Cornhusker Nickname
Football 07/24/2017

How University of Nebraska teams became known as the Cornhuskers

Huskers Remember Legacy of Foltz with Memorial
Football 07/21/2017

A memorial plaque outside of Nebraska's locker room honors the late Sam Foltz and recipients of the Sam Foltz Memorial Scholarship.

Lee Named to Johnny Unitas Award Watch List
Football 07/19/2017

Nebraska junior quarterback Tanner Lee is one of 47 quarterbacks named to the 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award watch list Wednesday morning.

Husker notes: Energy, swagger name of game for 'D'
Football 07/17/2017

Mohamed Barry says Blackshirts will thrive under first-year defensive coordinator Bob Diaco; Big Red swarm in Eugene?; Additions to Fan Day

Nebraska Football Fan Day to Include Movie Night
Football 07/17/2017

Nebraska fans will have an opportunity to double their fun on Saturday, July 29 at Memorial Stadium. In addition to the Huskers' annual Fan Day, the Nebraska Athletics Department will debut the new HuskerVision North screen by having a Family Movie Night at Memorial Stadium.

Pierson-El Named to Hornung Award Watch List
Football 07/17/2017

Nebraska senior receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El has been named to the watch list for the 2017 Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse.