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Husker Volleyball Falls Out of Top 10

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Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLINCOLN - Nebraska Volleyball fell to No. 12 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association poll released Monday.Now-eight-ranked Florida State beat the Huskers in four sets Friday. Stanford moved to No. 2 in the poll Monday after sweeping Nebraska Sunday.Nebraska is now 0-2 on the season. They will travel to Dayton Friday for their next match.Here isMonday's AVCA Poll:1Penn State (35)14433-012Stanford (15)14242-033Texas (5)13793-024Wisconsin (5)12882-... More>>

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Abdullah Wins Offensive Player of the Week

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comStory Courtesy: Nebraska AthleticsLincoln - I-back Ameer Abdullah was honored by the Big Ten Conference Monday, as he was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week. Abdullah earned the award after rushing for a career-high 232 yards on 21 carries in a 55-7 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday. His rushing total was the 15th-most in Nebraska school history, while he broke the 100-yard rushing barrier for the 18th time in his career. Abdullah also became ... More>>

Randy Gregory "Doubtful" for Saturday.

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Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comCourtesy: Associated PressLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory is doubtful for this week's game against McNeese State because of an injury to his left knee. Gregory left the Florida Atlantic game after the Cornhuskers' first defensive series Saturday. Coach Bo Pelini said Monday that Gregory had an old basketball injury ``flare up,'' and it caused a clicking sensation in his knee. Gregory, who led the Big Ten in sacks last season, underwe... More>>

No. 3 Stanford Sweeps Huskers Video included

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Lincoln - The seventh-ranked Nebraska volleyball team fell to No. 3 Stanford, 3-0, in front of 8,562 fans at the Devaney Center in the final game of the AVCA Showcase on Sunday.Stanford (2-0) led most of the way in each of the first two sets and won both by identical 25-17 scores. The Huskers (0-2) jumped out to a 10-6 lead in the third set before Stanford took 13 of the next 17 rallies to go up 19-14 en route to a 25-19 win ... More>>

Husker Soccer Completes Comeback over Marquette

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Milwaukee, Wis. – Facing a 2-0 deficit in the second half, the Nebraska soccer team (3-1) rallied with three goals over the final 26 minutes to defeat Marquette, 3-2, at Valley Fields on Sunday afternoon.Sophomore Jaycie Johnson scored a pair of goals to increase her season total to four in just as many games in 2014. Johnson put the Huskers on the bo... More>>

Postgame Notes vs FAU

Nebraska Post-Game Notes Nebraska vs. Florida Atlantic, Aug. 30, 2014 4 Nebraska's victory marked the 29th straight season it has won its season opener, extending the nation's longest winning streak in season openers. Nebraska has won 28 of its 29 season openers by nine points or more. 4 The win improved Bo Pelini's record at Nebraska to 59-24 moving him into third place on the Huskers' career coaching victory lis... More>>

Huskers beat FAU 55-7 Video included

Nebraska beats Florida Atlantic 55-7 in season opener. More>>

NEB Volleyball: Huskers Fall to No. 13 FSU in Season Opener

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com Huskers Fall to No. 13 Florida State in Season OpenerLincoln - Junior Alicia Ostrander enjoyed a career night, but the seventh-ranked Nebraska volleyball team fell in a hard-fought battle to No. 13 Florida State, 3-1, in front of 8,569 fans Friday night, the largest crowd under the current Devaney Center seating configuration. The Huskers won the opener 25-18, before Florida State wo... More>>

NEB FB: Huskers Closing In On Season Opener

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Closing In On Season OpenerLincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska football team continued its preparation for Saturday's season opener on Thursday with a one-hour walk-through inside the Hawks Championship Center. Head Coach Bo Pelini spoke to the media after the team's workout."We had a good day," Pelini said. "We got accomplished what we wanted to get accomplished. We'll finish up our... More>>

Depth Chart for Season Opener

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comGame 1 vs. Florida Atlantic 12 125th Season of Nebraska Football2014 Nebraska Football Huskers.comOffensePos. No. Name, Ht., Wt., Yr.WR 80 Kenny Bell, 6-1, 185, Sr.7 Taariq Allen, 6-3, 200, Jr. -OR-87 Brandon Reilly, 6-1, 195, So. -OR-9 Sam Burtch, 6-3, 200, Jr.13 Lane Hovey, 6-4, 205, So.LT 71 Alex Lewis, 6-6, 290, Jr.77 David Knevel, 6-9, 310, RFr.LG 68 Jake Cotton, 6-6, 305, Sr.66 Dylan Utter, 6-1, 285, So.C 56 Mark Pelini, 6-0, 290, Sr. -OR-65 Ryne Reeves... More>>

Abdullah Just Wants to Win Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comAMEER ABDULLAH CARRIES HIMSELF MUCH LIKE HIS PREDECESSOR REX BURKHEAD...A HUMBLE MAN NOT WORRIED ABOUT BREAKING RECORDS, BUT WINNING GAMES...AMEER NEEDS TWO FULL PAGES IN THE MEDIA GUIDE TO LIST HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS...THE ALABAMA NATIVE ENTERS HIS SENIOR SEASON WITH A CHANCE TO BREAK MIKE ROZIER'S SCHOOL RUSHING RECORD...ABDULLAH, A FIRST TEAM ALL BIG TEN RUNNING BACK SELECTION LAST YE... More>>

Tommy Armstrong Starting QB Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comREALLY NO SURPRISE HERE, TOMMY ARMSTRONG IS THE STARTING QUARTERBACK HEADING INTO THE SEASON OPENER...IT'S THE FIRST TIME THE HUSKERS HAVE USED A NEW QB ON OPENING DAY SINCE 2010...ARMSTRONG HAS EIGHT CAREER STARTS UNDER HIS BELT, ALL COMING LAST YEAR...HE SAYS THINGS ARE DIFFERENT THIS TIME AROUND BEING QB NUMBER ONE... More>>

NU Football: Huskers Inch Closer to Season Opener

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for their season opening game versus Florida Atlantic Tuesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just less than two hours at the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. Both offensive coordinator Tim Beck and defensive coordinator John Papuchis met with the media followi... More>>

Erstad Announces Hiring of Mike Kirby Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLincoln – Nebraska baseball Head Coach Darin Erstad announced on Tuesday morning that he has hired Mike Kirby as the team's assistant head coach. Kirby will direct the Husker offense, coach Nebraska's infielders, oversee base running and will coach third base. With 12 seasons of coaching experience at the Division I level, Kirby comes to Nebraska after spending the last three seasons at Cal State Fullerton under Rick Vanderhook. It was Kirby's second coaching... More>>

Huskers Host First Fall Media Day Video included

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LINCOLN - Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini and select Huskers met with members of the media on Monday at Memorial Stadium to discuss Saturday's season opener with Florida Atlantic.A complete transcript of Coach Pelini's session with the media follows. The article link below includes transcripts of Husker players Ameer Abdullah (Sr., IB), Tommy Armstrong Jr. (... More>>

NU Volleyball Matches to be Televised Video included

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Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comStory Courtesy: Nebraska AthleticsLincoln - The Nebraska Athletic Department and the Big Ten Conference announced on Monday afternoon that at least 23 of Nebraska's 29 volleyball matches during the 2014 season will be televised or streamed online. All 16 home matches during the 2014 season will be carried on TV or online via BTN, ESPN, NET, BTN Plus (subscription required) or HuskersNSide (subscription required). More>>

Huskers Name 2014 Captains Video included

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LINCOLN - Nebraska announced Monday that five seniors have been selected as captains for the 2014 season.The group includes three offensive players in I-back Ameer Abdullah, receiver Kenny Bell and offensive guard Jake Cotton. The defense is represented by cornerback Josh Mitchell and safety Corey Cooper. The players come from five different states including Nebraska (Cotton), Alabama... More>>

Gac Hits Walk-Off; Sets HR Record Video included

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LINCOLN -- Marquis Fleming led a three-armed shutout and Ian Gac slugged a record-setting walk-off homer as the Saltdogs (49-44) topped the St. Paul Saints (47-45) 1-0 in front of 3,803 fans at Haymarket Park Sunday afternoon.With the score 0-0, Gac led off the bottom of the ninth inning and bashed a 2-2 pitch well over the left center field wall for his 23rd home run, to set a new franchise single-season record, surpassing Arg... More>>

Husker Soccer Falls to DePaul Video included

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Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska soccer team (1-1) came up short in its attempt at an opening weekend sweep, falling to DePaul 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at the Nebraska Soccer Field.Sophomore Jaycie Johnson scored for the Huskers in the 89th minute off an assist from Caroline Flynn to give NU a chance in the closing minutes. Johnson's tap-in score marked he... More>>

White Bests Red in Huskers Volleyball Scrimmage Video included

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Lincoln - The White team defeated the Red, 3-1, Saturday night in a competitive Red-White match in front of 6,150 fans at the Bob Devaney Center. The White won the first three sets (25-10, 29-27, 25-19) before the Red captured set four by a score of 25-19. Five Huskers finished with double-figure kills in the match, led by a trio of outstanding perfor... More>>

Huskers Head into Game Week Video included

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Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team concluded its third week of the 2014 Fall Camp Saturday afternoon, as the Huskers went through a ‘situational walk-through' for just over one hour inside of Memorial Stadium. Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini met with media briefly following practice, noting that he likes the leadership presented by some of the mo... More>>

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  • NEB WBB: Huskers to Face Loaded 18-Game Big Ten Schedule

    NEB WBB: Huskers to Face Loaded 18-Game Big Ten Schedule

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Big Ten officially announced its 2014-15 women's basketball schedule this evening on BTN Live. The schedule expands to 18 conference games this season. Women's Basketball Season Tickets are available now to new buyers at Huskers.com. Single-game tickets for the home game against Utah at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Nov. 23 are also available now at Huskers.com.Nebraska's full ...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Big Ten officially announced its 2014-15 women's basketball schedule this evening on BTN Live. The schedule expands to 18 conference games this season. Women's Basketball Season Tickets are available now to new buyers at Huskers.com. Single-game tickets for the home game against Utah at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Nov. 23 are also available now at Huskers.com.Nebraska's full ...More >>
  • NU MBB: Big Ten Schedule

    NU MBB: Big Ten Schedule

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comBig Ten Announces 2014-15 Conference ScheduleLincoln – Weekend matchups against Illinois, Michigan State, Iowa and Maryland at Pinnacle Bank Arena highlight the Huskers' 2014-15 Big Ten schedule, as the Big Ten Conference unveiled its complete conference slate Thursday evening on BTN Live. Nebraska, which finished fourth in the Big Ten with an 11-7 mark in 2013-14, will face a challe...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comBig Ten Announces 2014-15 Conference ScheduleLincoln – Weekend matchups against Illinois, Michigan State, Iowa and Maryland at Pinnacle Bank Arena highlight the Huskers' 2014-15 Big Ten schedule, as the Big Ten Conference unveiled its complete conference slate Thursday evening on BTN Live. Nebraska, which finished fourth in the Big Ten with an 11-7 mark in 2013-14, will face a challe...More >>
  • NU Football: Huskers Start Preparations for FAU

    NU Football: Huskers Start Preparations for FAU

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Start Preparations for FAULincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its third week of 2014 Fall Camp Thursday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just over an hour inside of the Hawks Championship Center and outside at the Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice Fields. Nebraska defensive coordinator John Papuchis spoke with media following practice, noting that the Huskers...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Start Preparations for FAULincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its third week of 2014 Fall Camp Thursday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just over an hour inside of the Hawks Championship Center and outside at the Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice Fields. Nebraska defensive coordinator John Papuchis spoke with media following practice, noting that the Huskers...More >>
  • NU MBB: Huskers Release 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

    NU MBB: Huskers Release 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Release 2014-15 Non-Conference ScheduleLincoln – Home matchups against a pair of NCAA Tournament teams, as well as a trip to Hawaii highlights Nebraska's 2014-15 non-conference schedule released Thursday.The Huskers, who return five starters from a team that went 19-13 and reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998, will host seven non-conference games at Pinnac...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Release 2014-15 Non-Conference ScheduleLincoln – Home matchups against a pair of NCAA Tournament teams, as well as a trip to Hawaii highlights Nebraska's 2014-15 non-conference schedule released Thursday.The Huskers, who return five starters from a team that went 19-13 and reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998, will host seven non-conference games at Pinnac...More >>
  • NU Football: Huskers Shake Up Personnel on Wednesday

    NU Football: Huskers Shake Up Personnel on Wednesday

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Shake Up Personnel on Wednesday Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its third week of the 2014 Fall Camp Wednesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just under two hours inside the Hawks Championship Center.Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini spoke with media following practice, noting that Wednesday's practice was a good one, mainly because the Huskers mixed a...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Shake Up Personnel on Wednesday Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its third week of the 2014 Fall Camp Wednesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just under two hours inside the Hawks Championship Center.Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini spoke with media following practice, noting that Wednesday's practice was a good one, mainly because the Huskers mixed a...More >>
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    Like most youngsters, Brett Edwards spent a lot of time in the backyard of his home town of Vinton, Iowa playing sports.
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    Like most youngsters, Brett Edwards spent a lot of time in the backyard of his home town of Vinton, Iowa playing sports.   His passion for sports lead him to Wayne State College in Nebraska, where he played quarterback for the Wildcats.More >>
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