Nebraska Rumors & News

  • 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

  • No. 20 Nebraska holds off Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "EVANSTON, Ill. -- Nebraska committed two uncharacteristic turnovers Saturday night when knocking on the door for touchdowns, but the missed scores ultimately didn't matter. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw for one touchdown and set up two others as the No. 20 Cornhuskers went on to..." September 25

  • Armstrong leads Nebraska over Wyoming

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Tommy Armstrong accounted for four total touchdowns to lead Nebraska to a lopsided 52-17 victory over Wyoming on Saturday, but the game was hardly as easy as the final score indicated. The Cornhuskers (2-0) led just 24-17 at the end of the third quarter but exploded for a 28-0..." September 10

  • Thieves Rob the Brother of Deceased Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz

    Complex "University of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz died on July 23 in a Wisconsin car accident, which also killed ex-Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. At the time, the two special teamers were attending a weekend kicking camp. During their season opener against Fresno State on Saturday, the Cornhuskers..." September 05

  • Ozigbo helps Nebraska roll past Fresno State

    The Sports Xchange "It took an entire half to get going, but Nebraska eventually pulled away in what ended as a 43-10 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night in nonconference play at Lincoln, Neb. Sophomore running back Devine Ozigbo led the way with a career-high 103 rushing yards and two touchdowns for..." September 04

  • With Derrion Grim's transfer, Nebraska's wide receiver room gets a little thinner

    Omaha World-Herald "Nebraska freshman wide receiver Derrion Grim is leaving the program before ever playing a game in a Husker uniform. Grim sent a thank you note to “Husker fans & Husker teammates” on Twitter. “I appreciate everything you all have done for me,” Grim wrote. “Love all of you!” Though Grim..." August 25

  • Husker quarterback AJ Bush announces plans to transfer

    Omaha World-Herald "Nebraska's quarterback room got smaller Thursday when sophomore A.J. Bush announced on Twitter he was transferring from the program. Alvin Bush, AJ's father, confirmed to the World-Herald that he and AJ told coach Mike Riley of the decision Thursday. AJ Bush didn't immediately answer texts or..." August 19

  • Nebraska's Tanner Lee awarded eligibility through 2018

    Omaha World-Herald "Transfer quarterback Tanner Lee has been granted an additional year of eligibility, and he’s already making a case as a contender for the top job in 2017. NCAA transfer rules prevent Lee from playing in 2016, but he’ll have two more seasons with NU after that, coach Mike Riley said Saturday...." August 14

  • LSU coach Les Miles' son Ben commits to play football at Nebraska

    The Advocate "LSU made a splash by offering a scholarship to Catholic High School fullback Ben Miles, son of Tigers coach Les. Most assumed LSU would be the frontrunner to sign the younger Miles, but he flipped the script others wrote for him by announcing his commitment to Nebraska in a tweet Sunday. He is..." August 01

  • Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz, Former Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Killed in Car Crash

    Lincoln Journal Star "Sam Foltz, the senior punter for the Nebraska football team, was killed in an automobile crash Saturday night in Merton, Wis. In a statement released Sunday afternoon, football coach Mike Riley described Foltz as one of the best young men who has ever worn the Nebraska uniform. "Sam was..." July 24

  • Rape survivor Brenda Tracy meets Nebraska coach Mike Riley

    USA Today "Brenda Tracy stood in front of Nebraska coach Mike Riley’s football team Wednesday afternoon and told them the story of that night nearly 18 years ago when she was gang-raped by four men — two of whom played for Riley’s Oregon State team in 1998. And then Tracy told his current players there..." June 23

  • Firing Bo Pelini, staff cost Nebraska almost $8.5M

    Omaha World-Herald "Parting ways with Bo Pelini and the rest of his Husker football coaching staff after the 2014 season cost Nebraska close to $8.5 million when tallying the final money paid to his assistants. According to recent information provided to The World-Herald by the university, the assistant coaches..." June 04

  • Alabama joins pursuit of Husker graduate transfer target Stevie Tu'ikolovatu

    Omaha World-Herald "Utah graduate transfer Stevie Tu'ikolovatu — who is considering a spot on Nebraska's roster — is also looking at Alabama, according to his Twitter profile. Tu'ikolovatu posted a photo of himself and Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban on Wednesday morning. The photo is from his visit to Alabama's..." May 25

  • Former Nebraska Star On Player Transferring: “Doesn’t Get What It Takes To Be A Blackshirt”

    College Spun "Kevin Williams battled through injuries to play in 23 games for Nebraska from 2011-2015. Next year, the sixth-year senior will use his final season of eligibility at Michigan State. Last night, former Nebraska star Adam Carriker took a swipe at Williams for his decision to leave, saying the..." May 19

  • Michigan State expected to land Nebraska grad transfer Kevin Williams

    Detroit Sports Nation "According to multiple reports, Michigan State will be receiving a boost in depth on their defensive line. is reporting that Nebraska graduate transfer DT Kevin Williams will play his final season in East Lansing with the Spartans. Williams will be joining a defensive line that..." May 15

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