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The Difference Between Nebraska Football Being 6-0 and 2-4

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 10 months 3 weeks ago
So many Nebraska football fans have already thrown in the towel on the 2015 season and hey, I can understand why. After four heartbreaking losses, holding onto hope just seems like a recipe for more grief. The cries for Mike Riley’s head after six games are there (of course), as are the idiotic memes that float around the Internet but hear me, Husker fans! If the Big Red had but one...

College Football Week 6 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s action started with Texas’ upset over Oklahoma, and the afternoon slate didn’t disappoint with Tennessee’s thrilling fourth-quarter win over Georgia. And on Saturday night, Alabama held off Arkansas, Florida...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game. Whether the stats are historic, advanced or just an observation from a box score, Athlon Sports brings the...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 6 Games

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Week 6 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Florida State, Utah, TCU and Tennessee made critical stops late in the fourth quarter to preserve a win, while Oklahoma was knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten after a loss to Texas. Miss anything from Week 6? Here’s 25 must-see plays, moments or post-...

Nebraska Football Knee-Jerk Reactions: Wisconsin

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 10 months 3 weeks ago
At this point, it’s kind of impressive. Amazing, really. How many ways do you find yourself in position to win a football game only to have it ripped from your mitts in the coldest way possible? Gut punches, one after another and the Wisconsin Badgers are the owners of the fourth against the Nebraska football program in six games. If the Huskers didn’t have bad...

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Saturday’s meeting in Lincoln between Nebraska and Wisconsin was billed in August as one of the Big Ten’s must-see matchups and potentially an elimination game for the West Division. That preseason storyline hasn’t quite panned out as expected, but there’s still plenty of time for the Badgers and Cornhuskers to climb back into the West Division title picture. Both teams...

Former Nebraska Coach Tampering With Current Cornhuskers' Players' Minds Identified

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 10 months 3 weeks ago
What’s that old saying? If there’s smoke there’s fire? You’d swear something was ablaze over the past day or so in Lincoln. It turns out that rumors of former coaches dumping metaphorical toxic waste into the Nebraska football locker room are true according to former Cornhuskers' defensive lineman Jason Peter. Lincoln radio station 93.7 The Ticket’s...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Week 6 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with SMU visiting Houston and USC hosting Washington. Two games dot the schedule on Friday, including a key ACC matchup between NC State and Virginia Tech. But as usual, the action picks up on Saturday with a slew of important games. Oklahoma-Texas meet in their annual rivalry matchup at noon ET on Saturday, followed by key...

Big Ten Week 6 Predictions: Michigan Hosts Northwestern, Nebraska and Wisconsin Look to Rebound

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
The Big Ten has an intriguing slate of games scheduled for Week 6. A defensive struggle is expected in Ann Arbor, as Michigan hosts Northwestern. The Wolverines and Wildcats are two of the Big Ten’s top teams through Week 6 and both are ranked after a combined 9-1 start. Outside of the Michigan-Northwestern showdown, Wisconsin travels to Nebraska for a critical game in the West...

There’s Dark Smoke Billowing From Within the Nebraska Football Program

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Mike Riley wasn’t taking an easy job as Nebraska’s new head football coach and he knew that. He knows fans aren’t happy about the 2-3 start to his tenure. However, he may be fighting a battle that poses far more problems than any stout defense or stud quarterback to keep in check. Former Cornhusker running back Damon Benning and linebacker Jay Foreman were having a...