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College Football's Top 10 Running Backs for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is tough. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, it's hard to say whether these players will carry that momentum throughout the season. Still, September has been a great month for running backs. Here’s Athlon Sports’ take on the...

College Football's Top 10 Quarterbacks for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is nearly impossible. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, more data is needed before accurately judging quarterbacks or if a team will be a factor in the playoff picture. While a small sample size is tough to gather accurate results, it’s never too...

An Open Letter Concerning Nebraska DC Mark Banker

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 2 months ago
To Whom It May Concern, If you’re reading this with extreme interest, I’ll assume you’re a Nebraska football fan or at least have a curiosity of the workings of the program. It’s no secret that through four games, the Huskers’ pass defense has been — in a word — bad. However, should you have that complaint, I bring news from the west!...

College Football Awards for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The first month of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Unfortunately, that means this year is almost a third of the way finished. However, the next two months (plus a week in December) should bring plenty of crazy plays, memorable moments and great games. And of course, there is still plenty to be decided in every conference race, as well as the playoff picture. With the...

Bo Pelini versus Mike Riley: Nebraska's 2015 Non-Conference Schedule

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 2 months ago
Fans at large didn’t ask for it and you may not have either. However, there’s at least the smallest wonder of how Bo Pelini would’ve done in 2015 thus far had he been given one more chance to prove he was the coach that Dear Ol’ Nebraska U needed. Let’s take seven years of what we know about Pelini’s exploits as the Huskers' head man to help us...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months 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...

College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. The Pac-12 was the conference in the spotlight on Saturday, as Arizona-UCLA, Oregon-Utah and Arizona State-USC were some of the weekend’s most anticipated matchups. However, all three games produced one-sided results. The mid-afternoon slate produced some of the best games from Week 4, including wild finishes at Tennessee-Florida...

Knee-Jerk Reactions: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 2 months ago
After a game that featured more starts and stops than a kid driving his first manual transmission, Nebraska came out on top against the Golden Eagles of Southern Mississippi 36-28. Per usual, there are some immediate takeaways from what is the Huskers’ last non-conference game. Let’s review: - Tommy Armstrong became the second player in school history to reach 1,000 yards...

College Football's All-Injured Team for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Injuries are an unfortunate part of every college football season. Whether it’s a small ailment affecting a key player for a couple of weeks or an injury keeping a player sidelined for the entire year, all injuries have an impact on the final win-loss record for all 128 teams. 2015 has especially been cruel for key players suffering major injuries. Likely All-Americans in Pittsburgh...

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 2 months ago
The locals are restless in the heart of Husker Nation as the Big Red starts the season 1-2 for the first time since 1981. A tonic in the form of a win over the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles would be more than welcomed. Unfortunately, Nebraska finds itself without linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey again, this time due to groin injury while Josh Banderas is gutting things out with one of his...