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Nebraska Football

WATCH: This Cat Already Won All Of College Football

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports

Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini may have already created the most viral moment of the 2014 college football season....

From Nebraska Football to Professional Sports, Gay Athletes are Inspiring Change

Eric Lueshen | Posted 05.11.2014 | College
Eric Lueshen

In 2003, I was a redshirt freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln that decided to come out in high school. But I wasn't sure if I could handle being the first openly gay Division I college football player.

'There Will Never Be A Longer Play In The History Of College Football'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Playing it safe was one option. It seemed to be the option that the Georgia defense was anticipating. Safe wasn't the play that was called. Facing a 3...

HIGHLIGHTS: Nebraska Stuns Georgia With Longest Play In School History

AP | MARK LONG | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Facing third-and-14 at the 1, Nebraska had a choice: Sneak the ball in hopes of getting a little extra room to punt or tak...

'If They Want To Fire Me..'

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.29.2013 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Bo Pelini says he hasn't been told if he'll return for a seventh season as Nebraska's head coach and that he isn't spending any...

Christian Football in Nebraska

David Moshman | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Moshman

Contrary to Coach Brown's expansive claims about the rights of professors, UNL faculty do not have a right to indoctrinate students in their religious (or anti-religious) views. Faculty are hired to teach and do research in philosophy, chemistry, engineering, and other subjects, and this is what they do.

WATCH: Nebraska Pulls Off Game-Winning Hail Mary

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. -- LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Westerkamp caught Ron Kellogg III's tipped desperation heave to the end zone with no time left Saturday...

This Upset Was 53 Years In The Making

AP | By DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Philip Nelson picked Minnesota, he envisioned program-lifting wins like this. With recovering coach Jerry Kil...

LISTEN: Nebraska Coach's Profane 2011 Anti-Fan Tirade Surfaces

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini goes on a profanity-laced tirade against fans and two newspaper writers in audio that surfaced on the sports...

'We Don't Need Him'

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says if Tommie Frazier doesn't like how he's running the football program, he doesn't need his support. F...

7-Year-Old Cancer Patient Gets Own Rookie Card

Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

Jack Hoffman, the 7-year-old breakout star of Nebraska's spring football game, now has his own trading card. Upper Deck announced on Tuesday that ...

7-Year-Old Cancer Patient Scores TD

Posted 04.07.2013 | Sports

An early candidate for most heartwarming sports moment of the year occurred during Nebraska's spring football game on Saturday. Wearing a Nebraska...

Capital One Bowl 2013

AP | By KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Georgia and Nebraska are hoping a New Year's trip to Florida will be the perfect place to get over their conference championshi...

Wisconsin Runs Away With Title

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 01.31.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Montee Ball and Wisconsin are heading back to the Rose Bowl after an overwhelming performance the Badgers hope will make people f...

Nebraska Clinches Spot

AP | LUKE MEREDITH | Posted 01.23.2013 | Sports

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Winning five straight games mostly without him, didn't mean Nebraska doesn't need Rex Burkhead. On a cold and blustery aftern...

Nebraska Rallies Past Penn State

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.10.2012 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Taylor Martinez threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jamal Turner for Nebraska's first lead, and the No. 18 Cornhuskers overcame a double...

Braxton Runs Over Huskers

AP | RUSTY MILLER | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The scary part for Ohio State's opponents is that Braxton Miller is still learning the offense. Miller broke his own school record ...

Buckeyes Face a Different Look Against Nebraska

Jim Lodico | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports
Jim Lodico

The Buckeyes will also see both mobility and passing skills in quarterback Taylor Martinez that they haven't seen yet this season.

Nebraska Icon To Retire

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.26.2012 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. — As Nebraska's coach, Tom Osborne had one of the most successful runs in college football history. As athletic director, he pull...

Nebraska Coach Has 'Clean Bill Of Health'

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 09.17.2012 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says he has a clean bill of health and that he left a game over the weekend because he and team doctors were...

Nebraska Coach Leaves Game In Ambulance

AP | Posted 11.15.2012 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, who left Memorial Stadium by ambulance in the middle of Saturday's game, has been released from a Linc...

NFL Draft Prospect Accused Of Punching Police Officer

AP | TIMBERLY ROSS and ERIC OLSON | Posted 04.21.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. -- Nebraska's outgoing star cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested Saturday on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, possibly hurting...

Nebraska: Fire Assistant Football Coach Ron Brown

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

For over 20 years University of Nebraska assistant football coach Ron Brown has used his position in the university to preach his discriminatory, anti-gay brand of Christianity. His latest crusade to fight for discrimination against the LGBT community finally warrants his termination.

Red And White Can't Handle Blue: Michigan Stomps Nebraska

AP | By LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.19.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan played one of its better games in years. The 20th-ranked Wolverines hope they've saved their best for the last game of t...

Without Joe Paterno, Penn State Falls To Nebraska

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 01.12.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Penn State players left the field with their heads bowed, the fans mostly silent. A lifetime worth of emotions was cra...