Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Nebrasketball Buddies Youth Event Set for Oct. 26

Nebrasketball Buddies Youth Event Set for Oct. 26: Registration is now open for the Nebrasketball Buddies youth event on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The event will take place at the Hendricks Training Complex and will run from 6 to 9 p.m.

ESPN and CBS Announce Big Ten TV Schedules

ESPN and CBS Announce Big Ten TV Schedules: The final piece of Nebraska's 2016-17 television schedule was completed today as ESPN and CBS announced their Big Ten schedules for the season.

Nebraska to Retire Lue's Jersey

Nebraska to Retire Lue's Jersey: Lue becomes fourth Husker men's basketball player to earn honor

O-Line churns on despite injuries

O-Line churns on despite injuries: Senior Corey Whitaker prepared himself for opportunity, now starting at guard

Top-Ranked Huskers Silence No. 24 Illinois

Top-Ranked Huskers Silence No. 24 Illinois: The top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team finished its three-game road stretch to open Big Ten play with a 25-18, 25-22, 25-21 win at No. 24 Illinois on Wednesday before 2,911 fans at Huff Hall.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Reimers Uses Range, Blocking to make Impression

Reimers Uses Range, Blocking to make Impression: Huskers prepare for Northwestern team that's allowed big passing yards but is holding teams out of end zone

Know the Foe: A closer look at Northwestern

Know the Foe: A closer look at Northwestern: Huskers, Wildcats have a history of close games; Fitzgerald said Northwestern is seeking confidence, struggling with consistency

Sunday, September 18, 2016

NU Victory!

Nebraska beat their first non-conference team since 2001. What an exciting game to be at. What a crowd and what a game!!!

My prediction was 34-31 and the final was 35-32. I had some keys to what it would take for us to win.

They were as follows:

1. Ozigbo needed to run 25 times for 175 yards. He ran 21 times for 95 yards.
2. Tommy Armstrong Jr would need to have no interceptions. He threw no interceptions.
3. Cethan Carter would need five receptions for 80 yards. He had five receptions for 48 yards.
4. No blocked punts and Pierson-El would need to run one punt back for 40 plus yards. He had a 45 yard punt return.
5. Royce Freeman would need to be held to under 100 yards. He had five attempts for 31 yards as he was injured early in the game.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Nebraska Prediction

Will Nebraska continue to win the turnover war? They are a plus eight in turnovers and lead the nation in this stat.  If we get three or more turnovers we win the game.

Can Nebraska run on Oregon? I think this is a key to a Nebraska win. They can keep Oregon off the field. If we can run Ozigbo 25 times for 175 yards plus, we win.

How will Tommy Armstrong do today? He is better at the run but can pass on the run too. He is good but no dumb mistakes today. If Armstrong has no interceptions, we win.

Can Cethan Carter become part of the game today? He is very talented. I think if he catches five balls for 80 yards and a TD Nebraska wins.

Can the punt return and punting teams do a much better job today? No blocked punts today and if Pierson-El breaks one punt return for over 40 yards Nebraska wins.

If Nebraska holds Freeman the Oregon running back to 100 yards or less Nebraska wins.

If there is a lot of running it could keep the score down some.

Nebraska 34
Oregon 31

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sports Shorts!

Nebraska has outscored their opponents in the 4th quarter 50-0 so far this year. Great finishers and that is an indication they are well conditioned. Now we have Oregon this week and we have a good chance to win that one.

Nebraska is 29th in the AP poll. If they keep winning they will get there.

Congrats to Adam Carriker who is now a member of the Nebraska Hall of Fame.

Omaha North and Bellevue West are No. 1 and 2 in Top 10 this week.

Nebraska is a PLUS 7 in turnovers this year.

Did anybody see Coach Cavanaugh and Gates go at it after Gates got a flag thorn on him?

Nebraska is the early favorite for the game this weekend. Should be a great one!!

Nebraska is tied with Ohio State in turnover margin but they are last in net punting.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Sport Shorts!

Nebraska won 43-10 Saturday night in a game that will be remembered for the honor paid to Sam Foltz. You have heard all about it but being there was very emotional. Tearful!

The Nebraska defense played pretty well and with Nathan Gerry and Antonio Reed coming back this week we should be stronger. Keiron Williams was exceptional although the coaches said he was out of position now and then. The defensive line played pretty well I thought. We have a lot of talent at linebacker. Chris Jones had a good game also.

On offense it just didn't fill right. They ran the ball for almost 300 yards but the passing just didn't seem to click reak well. Alonzo Moore had a great game catching a 57 yard TD. Devine Ozigbo and Tre Bryant looked very good.

We should see some major improvement in game two.

Wyoming will be a tougher opponent this week. They have a 6'5" quarterback in Josh Allen. He can throw the ball real well. Their tailback Brian Hill is pretty good too.

Will Compton and Niles Paul have been named team captains for the Washington Redskins.

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Nebraska prediction!!

Today is the day!  Nebraska football starts again.

Tonight we play Fresno State. It will be a good team to play in the first game.

Our key to how good we play is our offensive and defensive lines. Also will Armstrong limit mistakes or will Ryker Fyfe enter the game today. I think Armstrong will shine but he may make an error or two with turnovers. The offensive line play will be interesting with Sam Hahn taking over at left guard. I am interested in how Knevel plays at right tackle. If he can dominate I think we will be good today.

What about our defensive line? The starting unit should be pretty good and then from there we will see. Sounds like we will see some 3-4 defensive which will go to our strengths. If Nebraska can get four or five sacks today that would be very encouraging. It will be fun to see how some of the younger defensive subs play. Who will step up?

Fresno State will be playing an upbeat tempo on offense and I am anxious to see how our substitute safeties do. Gerry and Antonio Reed will not play today. I am not sure if Reed would have started but he is close.

Special teams will be key. Don't expect the world from our new punter. He is a freshman playing in his first game and he will have some moments I am sure.

I am interested in Tre Bryant and Person-El returning kickoffs and punts.

I think that Fresno State will break some big plays here and there but NU will win! Chason Virgil likes to throw but on this night NU will run and run!

Nebraska 45
Fresno State 21