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No. 22 Texas opens Big 12 at Texas Tech, stays vague on QBs

Sep. 22, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Steve Sarkisian isn't offering any clarity on the injury-clouded situation at quarterback for the 22nd-ranked Longhorns for his first, and possibly only, trip to Texas Tech. The top two options for the Big 12 opener Saturday are quite familiar to...

No. 6 Sooners are Joseph's 1st foe as Huskers' interim coach

Sep. 15, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

No. 6 Oklahoma (2-0) at Nebraska (1-2), Saturday, noon ET (Fox) Line: Oklahoma by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oklahoma leads 46-38-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The magnitude of Oklahoma-Nebraska is a fading memory for...

It's all about the future as No. 6 Sooners visit Huskers

Sep. 15, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The idea behind scheduling the home-and-home series between Oklahoma and Nebraska was to allow fans and former players to bask in the nostalgia of one of college football's greatest rivalries. In the big picture, it will be more about looking forward than...

Ewers' QB debut at Texas included touchdowns, towed car

Sep. 05, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Quinn Ewers had quite the debut as Texas quarterback, even if it was a little rough around the edges. The freshman threw his first interception before his first completion. He recovered nicely to throw for 225 yards and two touchdowns in a 52-10 victory over...

Cornhuskers looking to bounce back against FCS North Dakota

Sep. 01, 2022 11:56 AM EDT

North Dakota (0-0) at Nebraska (0-1), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (Big Ten Network) Line: No early line on FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Nebraska leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Nebraska desperately needs to bounce back after the 31-28 loss...

Huskers' Frost says he and new OC Mark Whipple on same page

Aug. 30, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Embattled Nebraska coach Scott Frost said Tuesday there is no tension between him and new offensive coordinator Mark Whipple following the Cornhuskers' season-opening loss to Northwestern in Ireland. Frost, 15-30 over five seasons, said in his remarks minutes...

New, improved quarterbacks give some Big Ten teams new look

Aug. 30, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

Northwestern quarterback Ryan Hilinski looked like a different player in the season opener. Illinois quarterback Tommy DeVito and Nebraska quarterback Casey Thompson actually did become the new faces of their programs. Connor Bazelak could join the club Friday in Indiana's opener. ...

Northwestern rallies past Nebraska 31-28 in opener in Dublin

Aug. 27, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

DUBLIN (AP) — Scott Frost isn’t calling plays on offense this season. However, the embattled Nebraska coach still made the biggest decision in Saturday’s 31-28 loss to Northwestern in Ireland. He ordered an onside kick and it didn't work. Now, he’s facing even...

Huskers ready for Northwestern surprises at QB in Dublin

Aug. 25, 2022 11:47 AM EDT

DUBLIN (AP) — Nebraska's defense knows Ryan Hilinski from last season but it is also preparing for a surprise or two at quarterback against Northwestern in the Irish capital on Saturday. Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald hasn't named a starter for the season opener and this week...

Sarkisian praises emerging talent of young QB Ewers

Aug. 22, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Freshman Quinn Ewers was named the starting quarterback at Texas because he's a talent who can “make all the throws," Longhorns coach Steve Sarkisian said Monday. Sarkisian announced last week that Ewers would get the start over Hudson Card in the Sept. 3...