Bo Pelini and the Huskers take on McNeese State Saturday.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Discuss Clash with Cowboys

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln - Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini and the Huskers welcomed members of the media Monday to Memorial Stadium on Labor Day to discuss this Saturday's clash with McNeese State.

Kickoff between the Huskers and the Cowboys is set for 11 a.m., with live national television coverage provided by ESPNU.

Nebraska, which opened its 125th season of football with a 55-7 run past Florida Atlantic, put up 784 yards of total offense and 498 rushing yards in the win over the Owls. The Huskers are ranked No. 22 nationally, while McNeese State comes to Lincoln for its season opener ranked No. 9 in the Football Championship Subdivision.

McNeese State returns 16 starters from a team that went 10-3 last season and advanced to the FCS playoffs.Coach Matt Viator is a three-time nominee for Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year, and he led the Cowboys to their first-ever win over an FCS opponent last year with a 53-21 victory over South Florida.

A full transcript of Coach Pelini's session with the media, along with full quotes from senior I-back Ameer Abdullah and sophomore quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr., are available in the links below.


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