Football - Archives 2016

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Five Reasons Why Banderas ‘Third Wheel’ in Chicago
Football 07/24/2016

Since Chicago is Jordan Westerkamp's kind of town and an equal draw for Tommy Armstrong Jr., I couldn't resist asking Josh Banderas a simple question – how and why did you become "the third wheel" to

45 Years Later, Victor Young Still Tied to Husker Football
Football 07/22/2016

This is the story about a likeable, successful man who was recruited to play football at Nebraska in 1971. Victor Young was living in Louisville, Mississippi, when three Husker assistant coaches –

2016 Big Ten Football Championship Game Tickets on Sale July 30
Football 07/21/2016

Tickets for the 2016 Big Ten Football Championship Game will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, July 30 at 11 a.m. (central).

10 Photos Reflect Uplifting Athletes' Heart, Hope
Football 07/18/2016

Sunday's 4th annual Uplifting Athletes Road Race was another resounding success with nearly 800 runners who raised $36,000 for the continuous fight against pediatric brain cancer. Four days before the

Is Husker Recruiting Experiencing Christmas in July?
Football 07/15/2016

Blogging is an inexact science at best. In the middle of summer, when you think you're connecting strategic priorities with timely reading, an incredible thought suddenly surfaces and invites itself

This Weekend Proof There’s No Place Like Nebraska
Football 07/15/2016

Sometimes, even a blogger has to pause, reflect and figure out how special Nebraska really is. Fortunately, a couple coworkers who embrace the daily grind of Nebraska Athletics, helped me realize how

Newby Featured on Doak Walker Award Watch List
Football 07/14/2016

Nebraska senior I-back Terrell Newby earned his first watch list recognition, as he was one of 76 players on the Doak Walker Award Watch List released Thursday morning. The Doak Walker Award is presented annually to the nation's top running back.

Armstrong Jr. Named to Davey O’Brien Award Watch List
Football 07/14/2016

Nebraska senior quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. was selected as one of the 30 players on the 2016 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List released Thursday morning. The Davey O'Brien Award is presented annually to the nation's top quarterbac

Husker Fans Get a Chance to Vote and Help Team Jack
Football 07/13/2016

The NASCAR Foundation announced Wednesday night on the NBC Sports Network that Andy Hoffman is one of four finalists to receive the Betty Jane France (BJF) Humanitarian Award, presented by

Football Inspires Devout Fans in Other Husker Sports
Football 07/13/2016

Fourteen years ago, Helen and Jerry Zimmer moved to Lincoln to be closer to their son, daughter-in-law and grandkids. Both were new to the Capital City, and both had a passion for Nebraska sports, so

Brown Nominated for Pair of Service Awards
Football 07/13/2016

Drew Brown was recognized as one of college football's biggest community champions on Wednesday, when he was nominated for two service awards, the Wuerffel Trophy and the Allstate AFCA Good Works team.

Two Huskers Named to 2016 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List
Football 07/13/2016

Senior wide receivers Brandon Reilly and Jordan Westerkamp earned preseason recognition on Wednesday, as both players were named to the Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List.