Nebraska Rumors & News

  • Kurt Warner’s son will play at Nebraska next season

    Fox Sports "National Signing Day came and went earlier this month. And while Nebraska didn’t sign the best class, it might have signed the most unique. Among the Huskers’ 20 signees were Ben Miles (the son of Les) and Keyshawn Johnson Jr. And on Friday we learned that the son of another famous football..." February 17

  • Nebraska lands 4-star speedster Eric Fuller Jr. for 2018 class

    Land of 10 "Nebraska added a 4-star corner to its 2018 class on Wednesday afternoon. Eric Fuller, the No. 17 corner in the 2018 class and No. 16 recruit out of California, announced his commitment to Nebraska on Twitter. New Nebraska commit Eric Fuller Nebraska now has three commits in the 2018..." January 19

  • 4-star WR Tyjon Lindsey commits to Nebraska

    Land of 10 "Nebraska target Tyjon Lindsey, the No. 6 wide receiver in the 2017 class and a former Ohio State commit, officially committed to Nebraska on Saturday morning. The commitment is a shocking twist in the recruitment of Lindsey, who had been committed to the Buckeyes for almost five months and who..." January 16

  • Nebraska hires Bob Diaco as defensive coordinator

    Land of 10 "Nebraska is expected to name former Connecticut head coach and former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco to be its next defensive coordinator, according to multiple outlets. It was first reported by the Lincoln Journal Star. Diaco was in Lincoln on Thursday to interview. He was..." January 14

  • Nebraska's Mike Riley fired DC Mark Banker over the phone

    Omaha World-Herald "Former Nebraska defensive coordinator Mark Banker — a longtime friend, confidant and assistant to coach Mike Riley — learned over the phone he wouldn't be returning as a Husker coach. In his first comments since Riley announced Banker's contract would not be renewed, Banker said he was..." January 14

  • Dobbs, Barnett lead Tennessee past Nebraska in Music City Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After being sacked by Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett late in the fourth quarter Friday, Nebraska quarterback Ryker Fyfe said he was seeing stars. Barnett was perhaps the star of all stars in the Volunteers' Music City bowl win, a 38-24 decision at sold-out Nissan..." December 30

  • Iowa rolls past No. 16 Nebraska 40-10

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa dominated in every facet of the game against 16th-ranked Nebraska on Friday, defeating the Cornhuskers 40-10 at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa's victory over Nebraska guarantees that No. 6 Wisconsin will represent the Big Ten West Division in Indianapolis for next week's..." November 25

  • Fyfe, No. 18 Nebraska sail past Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "Ryker Fyfe typically spends his game days watching star teammate Tommy Armstrong Jr. pile up the stats and accolades. It was his Fyfe's turn on Saturday with Armstrong sidelined by a hamstring injury and he took full advantage of the opportunity. The senior quarterback completed 23 of..." November 19

  • No. 6 Ohio State crushes No. 10 Nebraska 62-3

    The Sports Xchange "All the questions about Ohio State's sluggish offense were put to rest emphatically on Saturday night. J.T. Barrett led an offensive juggernaut, throwing for 290 yards and four touchdowns as No. 6 Ohio State rolled to a convincing 62-3 rout of No. 10 Nebraska in Columbus, Ohio. The..." November 06

  • Ogunbowale helps No. 11 Wisconsin edge No. 7 Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- When Wisconsin kicker Andrew Endicott missed an extra point in overtime, Nebraska coach Mike Riley believed the No. 4 Huskers had a chance to keep a perfect record. But No. 11 Wisconsin and its defense got the job done in the extra session. Wisconsin senior Dare..." October 30

  • No. 8 Nebraska overcomes upstart Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "At 7-0 and ranked eighth in the country, the Nebraska Cornhuskers aren't all that pretty when they win. But they keep on doing it. What a difference a year makes. Just ask Nebraska coach Mike Riley and anyone who wonders around Lincoln with a corn hat and striped overall bibs. Last..." October 22

  • No. 10 Nebraska survives Indiana rally

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Nebraska's all-important play couldn't be described as anything other than impromptu, from the gimpy quarterback on a sore left ankle to an out-of-place wide receiver who had previously erred in two scramble drill situations. Tommy Armstrong Jr. and wide receiver..." October 15

  • No. 15 Nebraska storms back to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "Nebraska stormed from behind with three touchdowns in the final quarter on Saturday to beat Illinois 31-16 before 90,374 fans on Homecoming Day in Lincoln, Neb. The No. 15 Cornhuskers (5-0, 2-0 in the Big Ten), trailed 16-10 heading in the final 15 minutes, but went ahead to stay on a 3-yard..." October 01

  • Nebraska regent wants players kicked off team for kneeling during anthem

    The Comeback "On Saturday, three Nebraska football players continued the trend of players kneeling during the National Anthem. Thus far, the reaction has been mostly negative. Nebraska senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey, who was one of the three players that knelt, told the media Monday about the racist..." September 28