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  • Former Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. helps rescue neighbors from burning house

    CBS Sports "Former Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. and his mom, Nadine, rescued some neighbors from a burning home in Gulfport, Miss. on Monday night. Armstrong -- who played for the Cornhuskers from 2013-2016 -- was visiting his family and found himself in the right place at the..." December 28

  • Matt Rhule draws attention for cryptic tweet

    Larry Brown Sports "Matt Rhule was very active on social media leading up to the official start of the early signing period, and there was one tweet in particular from the Nebraska coach that drew a lot of attention. Rhule sent a cryptic tweet late Tuesday night that featured only six emojis and no..." December 21

  • Nebraska football: 4 players Cornhuskers must target in transfer portal

    Clutch Points "It is predicted that Matt Rhule, the head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, would use the college football transfer portal to increase the depth and caliber of his squad. That is hardly unexpected given his prediction that if the portal is utilized to sign up a significant number of..." December 15

  • 2 things Matt Rhule must do to get Nebraska football back on track

    Clutch Points "The Matt Rhule era is underway at Nebraska, with hopes and dreams filling the hearts and minds of Cornhusker faithful across the country unlike any time in quite a while. However, there is work to do. There’s a reason Scott Frost was let go, and a reason Mickey Joseph wasn’t..." December 13

  • Matt Rhule’s revealing first week recruiting for Nebraska — from passion to ping-pong

    The Athletic "Matt Rhule’s recruiting work in his first week on the job revealed a kind of humility that will assuredly endear him to Nebraskans: his willingness to drop into a brewery toward the end of a long day and a strong set of ping-pong skills. Between showing up to work at 5..." December 06

  • Former Nebraska interim coach Mickey Joseph arrested, faces domestic assault charges

    CBS Sports "Former Nebraska interim coach Mickey Joseph was arrested on Wednesday following a domestic disturbance call, Lincoln Police records show. Joseph was arrested at 1:54 p.m. CT and processed into jail as he faces counts of strangulation and third-degree domestic assault, a misdemeanor in..." December 01

  • Jake Peetz is expected to depart Rams to join Matt Rhule’s Nebraska staff

    USA Today "Jake Peetz joined the Rams’ coaching staff this year as an offensive assistant, but he’s not going to stay beyond the 2022 season. According to Pete Thamel of ESPN, Peetz is expected to join Matt Rhule’s staff at Nebraska as the quarterbacks coach, also taking on an..." November 30

  • Corey Campbell being hired as Nebraska's new Strength & Conditioning Coach

    The Spun "Matt Rhule is starting to fill out his Nebraska coaching staff. He's already reportedly hired Evan Cooper to be the cornerback's coach it also looks like he's hiring Carolina Panthers assistant strength coach Corey Campbell.  After the Campbell hire was..." November 30

  • Matt Rhule To Add Panthers' Terrance Knighton To Nebraska Staff

    Corn Nation "First reported by Joe Person of The Athletic, Terrance Knighton is reportedly headed to Lincoln to join new head coach Matt Rhule’s staff as the defensive line coach. Before we get into his more detailed biography/resume, here is a video of him ragging on his defense for not stopping..." November 30

  • Matt Rhule Named Nebraska Head Coach After Scott Frost Firing

    Bleacher Report "Former Carolina Panthers and Baylor head coach Matt Rhule has been selected to replace Scott Frost as head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Amie Just of the Lincoln Journal Star reported the sides agreed to an eight-year contract. The news of Rhule's..." November 27

  • Nebraska targeting Rhule as next coach

    The Score "Nebraska has zeroed in on Matt Rhule as the program's next head coach, with both sides hoping to finalize a deal in the coming days, sources told ESPN's Chris Low. Rhule was fired in October after serving as the head coach of the Carolina Panthers for 38..." November 25

  • 3 reasons Matt Rhule is perfect hire for Nebraska football

    Clutch Points "The Nebraska Cornhuskers are sailing the high seas looking for a head football coach for the first time since 2018, as Scott Frost is long gone and interim head coach Mickey Joseph doesn’t appear to be the guy the Cornhusker faithful will be seeing stroll the sideline for years..." November 17

  • Nebraska AD Trev Alberts: Program is ‘not going to rush a hire’ for head coach

    The Athletic "Nebraska athletic director Trev Alberts said Wednesday that he recognizes the increasing urgency to complete the school’s football coaching search but that he won’t hurry into a decision. Wednesday marked the 66th full day since Alberts fired Scott Frost on Sept. 11..." November 17

  • Nebraska football, Matt Rhule have had ‘talks’ about head coach job

    Clutch Points "Nebraska football has been on a search for their next head coach after firing Scott Frost earlier this season. Names such as Deion Sanders, Matt Rhule and Coastal Carolina’s Jamey Chadwell are just a few of the candidates linked to the Cornhuskers’ job. The..." November 15

  • Bill O'Brien, Matt Campbell, Lance Leipold Eyed as Next Nebraska Head Coach

    Bleacher Report "Alabama offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien, Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell and Kansas head coach Lance Leipold have reportedly emerged as the "three leading candidates on top of Nebraska's wish list" amid its head coaching search. Bruce Feldman of The..." September 20

  • Urban Meyer hasn't spoken with Nebraska, expected to stay at Fox

    The Score "The Urban Meyer-to-Nebraska buzz just took a big hit. Meyer has had no contact with Nebraska and is expected to stay at Fox and pass on coaching opportunities, according to Pete Thamel of ESPN. " September 19

  • The 3 leading Nebraska football candidates to replace Scott Frost, revealed

    Clutch Points "Nebraska football fired head coach Scott Frost following their difficult start to the 2022 season. The 3 leading candidates to replace Frost were revealed by Bruce Feldman of FOX College Football. “I think Mickey Joseph, who’s lit a spark around here..." September 17

  • Nebraska Fan Absolutely Loses His Mind On The Radio And It’s The Funniest Thing You’ll Hear Today

    BroBible "The Nebraska Cornhuskers are off to a cold start as they’re currently 1-2 entering Week 3. They’ve been awful so far and the program finally decided to fire Scott Frost as head coach. Hopefully, a brighter future is on the horizon, as this Cornhuskers fan has absolutely had it with..." September 15

  • Miami's hope, Nebraska's reset and more lessons for six former CFB powers

    ESPN "On Sunday, Nebraska athletic director Trev Alberts, the former Cornhuskers All-American linebacker, stepped to the podium and lamented a moment he "hoped would never come." Scott Frost was out as Nebraska's football coach, hours after falling to 16-31 overall..." September 14

  • Nebraska coaching candidates: Mark Stoops, Matt Campbell lead list of coaches to replace Scott Frost

    CBS Sports "For the seventh time since Tom Osborne's retirement in 1997, Nebraska is looking for a coach. That fact is both a surprising and depressing trend. Native son Scott Frost was fired Sunday having gone 16-31 three games into his fifth season. Even when they made modest improvements..." September 12

  • Nebraska fires Scott Frost after start of fifth season

    SB Nation "In what seemed to be a foregone conclusion, Scott Frost is out as head coach at Nebraska. In five seasons at Nebraska, Frost went 16-31, and never finished above .500 in a season. In addition, Frost never finished above .500 in the Big Ten, going as bad as 1-8 within the..." September 12

  • Scott Frost throws staff under the bus after Nebraska loss

    Larry Brown Sports "Nebraska coach Scott Frost had a fairly brutal assessment of his coaching staff following his team’s 31-28 loss to Northwestern on Saturday. The Cornhuskers allowed 14 unanswered points in the second half in their defeat and failed to score in the fourth quarter. While..." August 27

  • Power 5 Hot Seats: Bryan Harsin, Scott Frost favored to be first fired

    Sportsnaut "Nebraska is a double-digit favorite ahead of its season opener on Saturday, but a win over Northwestern in Dublin wouldn’t significantly cool the proverbial seat under Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost. Frost is the -120 favorite to be the first Big Ten coach fired in odds released..." August 27

  • Nebraska gets roasted by FCS conference during latest loss

    Larry Brown Sports "The Nebraska Cornhuskers once again lost a winnable game to open their 2022 season, and many were eager to take shots at the low-hanging fruit. Nebraska lost 31-28 to Northwestern, allowing 14 unanswered points and falling victim to a bizarre onside kick decision while up 28-17 in the..." August 27

  • Nebraska, Northwestern Fans Offered Free Beer After WiFi Goes Out at Aviva Stadium in Dublin

    The Big Lead "Northwestern is taking on Nebraska today as part of college football's Week 0 kickoff. This would be largely unremarkable if they were playing in the United States. But they are not! The Wildcats are dueling the Cornhuskers in Dublin as part of the inaugural Aer Lingus College Football..." August 27

  • Brock Huard Very Doubtful of Scott Frost's Surprise Onside Kick

    The Big Lead "Nebraska is taking on Northwestern in Dublin today in front of a crowd of very happy fans. Contrary to usual contests between the two, the game was high-scoring in the first half and featured nearly 500 yards of passing from the starting QBs. The Cornhuskers took an early lead before the..." August 27

  • Nebraska's Scott Frost Estimates OL Have Thrown Up 15 to 20 Times a Day in Camp

    Bleacher Report "Nebraska's coaching staff has unwittingly become the source of controversy in the wake of head coach Scott Frost's comments about how hard the entire offensive line is being pushed in practices leading up to the start of the regular season. During an appearance on his monthly..." August 19

  • Nebraska football names Casey Thompson starting QB

    ESPN "Nebraska has named Casey Thompson, a transfer from Texas, as its starting quarterback for next week's season opener against Northwestern in Dublin, Ireland. Coach Scott Frost, speaking Thursday night on his radio show, said Thompson "will take the..." August 19

  • Decoldest Crawford's HVAC Commercial is Here and it is Perfect

    The Big Lead "Decoldest Crawford has one of the best names in college football history. Maybe sports history. Thanks to the NIL rules that were implemented last season, he can now profit off his great name. A few weeks ago SOS Heating & Cooling in Omaha, Nebraska announced that..." August 16