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The Most Absurd Tweet About Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley Thus Far

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 11 months 4 days ago
The Nebraska football program is an amazing thing for so many reasons. It has so much power that it can bring an entire state together or turn family members against each other. The fossil fuel energy crisis could be nixed if only the passion for Nebraska football could be harnessed to power the world. Take that passion, that raw emotion and combine it with a controversial firing, largely...

Nebraska Football's 3-5 Record is a Matter of Trust

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 11 months 5 days ago
The Nebraska football team finds itself 3-5 following (get this) another heartbreaking loss, this time to Northwestern. At this point, that may very well mean no bowl eligibility, a sobering thought. Regardless of whether or not the Huskers find themselves with extra practices come the holidays, something jumped out at me while analyzing the Big Red following its most recent defeat. I...

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 6 days ago
Week 8 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. While the Week 8 schedule appeared to be light on intrigue, Saturday's action wasn't short on drama or key outcomes in shaping the playoff and national title picture. With another weekend of action in the books, it’s...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 6 days 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...

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 8 Games

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 6 days ago
Week 8 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 8 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes, overtime battles and outstanding plays. Miss anything from Week 8? Here’s 20 must-see plays, moments or post-game celebrations from the weekend of action: 20 Must-See Moments from College...

College Football's Top 10 Breakout Players at Midseason

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
With the first half of the 2015 college football season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the first seven weeks and examine some of the new stars across the nation. Breakout players are hard to predict in the preseason, but the emergence of new stars are a huge boost for a team’s win total or the opportunity to compete for a playoff spot. Stanford running back...

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 11 months 1 week ago
With the $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy safely tucked away following Nebraska’s dismissal of Minnesota, another game with plenty of pomp welcomes the Huskers as they return home. I speak of “The Battle for NU,” of course! Not only did the Big Red pick up its first road win under Mike Riley, but it did so in style with a crisp and clean effort. If the Huskers can...

College Football's Top 15 Games of the Second Half of 2015

By Allen Kenney, 11 months 1 week ago
Unfortunately for college football fans, we’ve reached the halfway mark of yet another season. A compelling first half of 2015 has set up a frantic scramble to the finish in the remainder of the year. Related: 10 Best College Football Games of the Season So Far In particular, keep an eye on the Big 12, where the league office backloaded the conference slate with showdowns...

Big Ten Week 8 Predictions: Indiana Aims for Upset at Michigan State, Nebraska Hosts Northwestern

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
Matching the intensity and overall interest level of last week’s Michigan-Michigan State game won’t be easy for the Big Ten with its Week 8 slate of matchups. Indiana-Michigan State and Northwestern-Nebraska are the league’s must-see games for Saturday, with the Spartans hoping to avoid a letdown after the chaotic end to the win over Michigan. The Wildcats need to rebound after...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
Week 8 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three intriguing games on Thursday night. Temple hopes to keep its unbeaten record intact against East Carolina, Georgia Southern and Appalachian State meet in a critical Sun Belt showdown, while California travels to UCLA to cap the Thursday action. Memphis plays at Tulsa and Utah State visits San Diego State on Friday night. The...