Football - Archives 2016

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Valentine Chosen in Third Round by Patriots
Football 04/29/2016

Vincent Valentine became the second Husker defensive lineman taken in the NFL Draft on Friday evening. The 6-3, 320-pound Valentine was taken in the third round by the New England Patriots, being selected with the 96th overall pick. Valentine joins fellow defensive tackle Maliek Collins, who was taken earlier in the third round by the Dallas Cowboys.

Maliek Collins Taken in Third Round by Dallas
Football 04/29/2016

University of Nebraska defensive tackle Maliek Collins became the first Husker taken in the 2016 NFL Draft, as he was selected in the third round by the Dallas Cowboys Friday evening.

Pro Big Red! NU's Defensive All-NFL Draft Team
Football 04/29/2016

After unveiling Nebraska's Offensive All-NFL Draft Team on Thursday, the N-Sider reveals the Huskers' Defensive All-NFL Draft Team.

Pro Big Red! NU's Offensive All-NFL Draft Team
Football 04/28/2016

Since Thursday is 2016 NFL Draft Day, it's time to share a history lesson that will allow every Husker fan worldwide to earn an A+ on a day that will be dominated by first-round picks, salary cap discussions and instant multi-millionaires.

Lincoln Hall of Fame Exhibit Will Honor Tom Osborne
Football 04/28/2016

The Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Foundation (NHSSHOFF) has received permission from Tom Osborne to name its football exhibit hall in honor of Nebraska's Hall of Fame football coach

Athletics Department Seeking Fan Hosts
Football 04/27/2016

The Nebraska Athletics Department is now in the process of identifying and selecting new event staff members (Fan Hosts) for the 2016 football season.

The Media’s Choice for Best Barometer Game: Oregon
Football 04/27/2016

That was my question last week for seven prominent members of Nebraska football's media, and the favorite answer is...Oregon, which will visit Memorial Stadium to play Nebraska on Sept. 17 after the

Joe Blahak, Star on Two National Championship Teams, Dies
Football 04/25/2016

A leading character in one of the most famous plays in Nebraska football history died Monday from an apparent heart attack. After recovering from a stroke about five years ago, Joe Blahak, 65, died in

Sully, the Pioneer: A True Blue Big Red Lifetime Achiever
Football 04/20/2016

Last Sunday night, a true blue Big Red pioneer received the first-ever Dick Herman Lifetime Achievement Award at Lincoln's downtown Lied Center for Performing Arts. Legendary and longtime Nebraska

Red-White Spring Game: Social Spotlight
Football 04/16/2016

It was a perfect day for football as the Nebraska Football team held their annual Red-White Spring Game in front of 72,992 fans in Memorial Stadium. We recap the game on social media.

Jan Berringer Thanks Team and State for Honoring Brook
Football 04/16/2016

Most of us have heard that yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today's a gift and that's why it's called the present. Somehow and in her own way, that thought reached into the heart and

Play Kasun Interception Clinches White Comeback
Football 04/16/2016

Kyle Kasun's interception on the final play brought the White team (defense) all the way back for a 46-41 victory in Nebraska's Red-White Spring Game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.