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Nebraska Scores a Big-Time Pickup on the Recruiting Trail with RB Jordan Stevenson

By Ryan Wright, 5 days 5 hours ago
The Jordan Stevenson sweepstakes ended on Thursday when the former South Oak Cliff (Texas) High School running back was academically cleared to enroll at Nebraska. The recruiting win for first-year Nebraska head coach Mike Riley over Big Ten foe Wisconsin could speak volumes about the direction of the two programs going forward. The Badgers, like Nebraska, are breaking in a new...

College Football's Top Coordinator Hires for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 8 hours ago
Coordinator changes in college football can have an immediate impact on either side of the ball. Every year, it seems a handful of teams show significant improvement in the win column or on the stat sheet as a result of a coordinator change. Last season, TCU’s offense improved to one of the best in the nation after the hire of Doug Meacham as the team’s play-caller. Which...

Is Nebraska the Big Ten West Division's Sleeper Team for 2015?

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
It’s a new era for Nebraska football in 2015. Mike Riley was hired to replace Bo Pelini, and the former Oregon State coach inherits a team that has won at least nine games in each of the last seven seasons. However, the bar in Lincoln is higher than just getting to nine victories. Competing for conference championships is a must, and the Cornhuskers have all of the necessary resources to...

Nebraska Unveils New adidas Alternate Uniform for 2015 Homecoming Game

By Mark Ross, 1 week 5 days ago
Nebraska and adidas officially unveiled on Thursday a new alternative uniform that the Cornhuskers will wear for their Oct. 24 Homecoming game against Northwestern. The new Primekit Husker Bold look was produced in collaboration between the Nebraska athletic deparatment and adidas. Centered around black as the foundation, the Huskers' bold new design is a mix of modern design...

Setting First-Year Expectations for Nebraska's Mike Riley

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Bo Pelini won at least nine games in each of his seven seasons as Nebraska’s head coach. But the standard in Lincoln is much higher than just nine wins a year. Mike Riley was hired away from Oregon State to elevate the Cornhuskers back into Big Ten title contention and return the program into a factor on the national scene once again. Nebraska has finished in the final Associated Press top...

College Football's Top 25 Non-Conference Games for 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 1 day ago
There is a lot that is still unknown about the College Football Playoff Committee. One thing that was learned about the new postseason format in year number one is that the voters value strength of schedule. Teams have ramped-up non-conference scheduling almost instantly (See: No. 4 below) and the results are a healthy list of top-level games. It may take a few full seasons for...

Top 10 Big Ten Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 6 days ago
The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall.  The Big Ten may not get one team in the Playoff — it could actually end up with two in college football's version of the Final Four. A big reason why that's even possible is Michigan State's non-conference showdown with Oregon. In fact, with five of...

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With media days underway and players reporting to camps in August, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 50 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the...

Ranking the Toughest Games on Nebraska's College Football Schedule in 2015

By J.P. Scott, 3 weeks 8 hours ago
Every year as the college football season approaches, anxiety runs high in Husker Nation. The 2015 season is no different. In addition to the usual anticipation, speculation, prognostication and all of the other "ations" that eat up the offseason in Nebraska, the Huskers are beginning a new coaching era for the fourth time in 17 years. As has been the case in recent years, the...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the Big Ten's West Division

By Matt Josephs, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The defending national champion may hail from the Big Ten's East Division, but that doesn't mean the West doesn't have its own intrigue. The top storylines to follow this season include new head coaches taking over at Nebraska (Mike Riley) and Wisconsin (Paul Chryst), as well as those (Illinois' Tim Beckman, Iowa's Kirk Ferentz, Purdue's Darrell Hazell) that find...