Nebraska inexplicably fell from an NCAA Tournament team to a miserable season.
The story of Nebraska’s 53-43 win over Illinois Sunday is found in the numbers. Illinois made just 15 of 55 shots, 27.3 percent, the lowest an opponent has shot against Nebraska since Tim Miles became the Cornhuskers’ coach in 2012. The Fightin’ Illini’s 43 points were the second fewest allowed by a Miles-coached Nebraska team.
“It drives me,” Melvin Gordon says of seeing the other top running backs’ accomplishments.
The Illini don’t have a Red Grange this season, but with Bill Cubit’s offense they may have more than a Galloping Ghost of a chance vs. the Huskers.
Nebraska is ready to move on from Bo Pelini’s profane rant against fans two years ago.
Hours after Bo Pelini fired back at criticism from one of the Nebraska program’s all-time greats, he had to apologize for a profane rant in which he criticized “fair-weather” Cornhuskers fans.
Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini has a strict no-cellphone policy.
A quick look at what to watch for Thursday as the Big Ten Tournament gets underway in Chicago.
Over the next three weeks, Illinois faces five opponents with a combined record of 78-15. Four of them are currently ranked among the Top 15 teams in the country.
D.J. Richardson scored a career-high 30 points, Brandon Paul added 14 and Illinois ended a three-game losing streak with a 71-51 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night.
Aaron Murray threw five touchdown passes to set a Georgia bowl record, including two in the fourth quarter, as the sixth-ranked Bulldogs beat No. 23 Nebraska 45-31 in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday.
Northern Illinois will play Nebraska at Soldier Field in 2016 and will travel to Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. for games in 2017 and 2019.
Attendance certainly didn’t improve markedly this past weekend. Rather, it sunk startlingly.
No, that wasn’t the Oregon Ducks playing in the Big Ten Championship. That was the now 8-5 Wisconsin Badgers.
A look at how each team can win Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium in the Big Ten Championship Game.
Counting Notre Dame out against either Alabama or Georgia is just foolish. Anyone who’s willing to do so so easily simply hasn’t been paying attention this season.
Rex Burkhead scored the go-ahead touchdown in his return from a knee injury and No. 17 Nebraska beat Iowa 13-7 on Friday to secure a spot in the Big Ten title game.
Taylor Martinez threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jamal Turner with 6 seconds left, giving No. 21 Nebraska a 28-24 win over Michigan State on Saturday night that kept the Cornhuskers tied with Michigan atop the Big Ten Legends Division.
Excuse Northwestern fans for not being surprised with what happened Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field.
Northwestern came out with a new black helmet to go with their all-black uniforms Saturday against Nebraska at Ryan Field.