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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>>

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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>>

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>>

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>>

NU Football: Huskers Start Preparations for FAU Video included

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>>

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  • 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 >>
  • NU MBB: Farokhmanesh Hired as Graduate Assistant Manager

    NU MBB: Farokhmanesh Hired as Graduate Assistant Manager

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comFarokhmanesh Hired as Graduate Assistant ManagerLincoln - Tim Miles rounded out his basketball staff with the hiring of Ali Farokhmanesh (pronounced fuh-ROAK-muh-NESH) as a graduate assistant manager on Wednesday.“I'm fired up to have Ali part of our program,” said Miles, the 2014 Big Ten Coach of the Year. “He's had a distinguished career as a player and has a great mind for coaching...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comFarokhmanesh Hired as Graduate Assistant ManagerLincoln - Tim Miles rounded out his basketball staff with the hiring of Ali Farokhmanesh (pronounced fuh-ROAK-muh-NESH) as a graduate assistant manager on Wednesday.“I'm fired up to have Ali part of our program,” said Miles, the 2014 Big Ten Coach of the Year. “He's had a distinguished career as a player and has a great mind for coaching...More >>
  • Webster Makes New Zealand FIBA World Cup Team

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comSophomore Tai Webster survived the final round of cuts early Tuesday morning and was selected for the New Zealand National Team that will compete in this month's FIBA World Cup. Webster, who has started for New Zealand during its most recent training swing in Lithuania this week, has helped the team to a 7-3 record during its current overseas tour following Monday's loss to Greece. N...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comSophomore Tai Webster survived the final round of cuts early Tuesday morning and was selected for the New Zealand National Team that will compete in this month's FIBA World Cup. Webster, who has started for New Zealand during its most recent training swing in Lithuania this week, has helped the team to a 7-3 record during its current overseas tour following Monday's loss to Greece. N...More >>
  • OSU's Braxton Miller Out for Season

    OSU's Braxton Miller Out for Season

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:57:40 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - According to ESPN, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will sit out the 2014 season with a shoulder injury.ESPN reports Miller had an MRI Tuesday confirming the injury.Miller had surgery on the same shoulder in the off-season.Many consideredthe senior dual-threat quarterback a Heisman Trophy candidate.Miller threw for more than 2,000 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2013. He also rushed for 12 more scores last season.More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - According to ESPN, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will sit out the 2014 season with a shoulder injury.ESPN reports Miller had an MRI Tuesday confirming the injury.Miller had surgery on the same shoulder in the off-season.Many consideredthe senior dual-threat quarterback a Heisman Trophy candidate.Miller threw for more than 2,000 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2013. He also rushed for 12 more scores last season.More >>
  • Beck Pleased with QB Armstrong’s Play

    Beck Pleased with QB Armstrong’s Play

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Nebraska football team began its third week of the 2014 fall camp Monday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just under two hours at the Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice fields outside of the Hawks Championship Center.Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck spoke with the media following practice, noting that he has seen some progress with the NU offense, but would like to see the team continue to progress going through the final week of fall camp.“I am p...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Nebraska football team began its third week of the 2014 fall camp Monday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just under two hours at the Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice fields outside of the Hawks Championship Center.Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck spoke with the media following practice, noting that he has seen some progress with the NU offense, but would like to see the team continue to progress going through the final week of fall camp.“I am p...More >>
  • Nebraska MBB: Andrew White III to Transfer to Nebraska

    Nebraska MBB: Andrew White III to Transfer to Nebraska

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comPhoto Credits (University of Kansas Athletics)Andrew White III to Transfer to NebraskaLincoln – University of Nebraska Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Monday that Andrew White III has transferred to the University of Nebraska and joined the Husker basketball program. White, who spent the previous two seasons at the University of Kansas, will sit out the 2014-15 season and have tw...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comPhoto Credits (University of Kansas Athletics)Andrew White III to Transfer to NebraskaLincoln – University of Nebraska Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Monday that Andrew White III has transferred to the University of Nebraska and joined the Husker basketball program. White, who spent the previous two seasons at the University of Kansas, will sit out the 2014-15 season and have tw...More >>
  • Huskers Ranked No. 22 in Preseason AP Poll

    Huskers Ranked No. 22 in Preseason AP Poll

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-17 20:02:28 GMT
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLINCOLN - The Associated Press released it's preseason top 25 college football teams Sunday.Nebraska comes in at No. 22. Three other Big Ten teams cracked the top 25: No. 5 Ohio State, No. 8 Michigan State and No. 14 Wisconsin.Here is the complete Preseason AP Poll: 1Florida State (57)0-02Alabama (1)0-03Oregon (1)0-04Oklahoma (1)0-05Ohio State0-06Auburn0-07UCLA0-08Michigan State0-09South Carolina0-010Baylor0-011Stanford0-012Georgia0-013LSU0-014Wisconsin0-015U...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLINCOLN - The Associated Press released it's preseason top 25 college football teams Sunday.Nebraska comes in at No. 22. Three other Big Ten teams cracked the top 25: No. 5 Ohio State, No. 8 Michigan State and No. 14 Wisconsin.Here is the complete Preseason AP Poll: 1Florida State (57)0-02Alabama (1)0-03Oregon (1)0-04Oklahoma (1)0-05Ohio State0-06Auburn0-07UCLA0-08Michigan State0-09South Carolina0-010Baylor0-011Stanford0-012Georgia0-013LSU0-014Wisconsin0-015U...More >>
  • Bo Pelini Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Bo Pelini Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Saturday, August 16 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-08-16 21:22:23 GMT
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLINCOLN - Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini took the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS today.He challenges Ndamukong Suh, Larry the Cable Guy, Faux Pelini and all Lincoln head high school football coaches to do the same.Here's the video courtesy of the Nebraska Huskers Youtube page.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWbVFc7rs_glist=UUMqWeJDl7yjblwPKVNo4XfAMore >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLINCOLN - Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini took the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS today.He challenges Ndamukong Suh, Larry the Cable Guy, Faux Pelini and all Lincoln head high school football coaches to do the same.Here's the video courtesy of the Nebraska Huskers Youtube page.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWbVFc7rs_glist=UUMqWeJDl7yjblwPKVNo4XfAMore >>
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    Brett Edwards

    Brett Edwards

    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 >>
  • Peter Terpstra

    Peter Terpstra

    Peter grew up in Jefferson City, MO. He became interested in sports at an early age and remembers spending a good deal of his childhood and adolescence traveling the state to wrestling tournaments. BecauseMore >>
    Peter grew up in Jefferson City, MO. He became interested in sports at an early age and remembers spending a good deal of his childhood and adolescence traveling the state to wrestling tournaments.More >>
  • Andrew Ward

    Andrew Ward

    Andrew grew up in Robins, Iowa. and graduated from the University of Nebraska LincolnMore >>
    Andrew grew up in Robins, Iowa. and graduated from the University of Nebraska LincolnMore >>
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