Latest Nebraska Cornhuskers football News

Mickey Joseph to coach Husker receivers after 5 years at LSU

Dec. 03, 2021 14:59 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mickey Joseph, who coached wide receivers the last five seasons at LSU, will return to Nebraska as receivers coach, passing game coordinator and associate head coach under Scott Frost. Frost, who announced Joseph's hiring Friday, still is looking to...

Huskers QB Adrian Martinez puts name in transfer portal

Dec. 02, 2021 14:09 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez announced Thursday that he will enter the transfer portal, another blow for the struggling Cornhuskers. The three-time captain completed his best season in 2021, completing 61.8% of his throws for 2,863 yards...

STAT WATCH: Huskers' 9 single-digit Ls most in FBS since '78

Nov. 29, 2021 02:33 AM EST

Nebraska has earned the dubious distinction of being the best 3-9 team in the country. Here's why, according to Sportradar: Since 1978, when Division I football was split into what is now known as the Bowl Subdivision and Championship Subdivision, no team until the 2021...

No. 17 Iowa's rally deals Huskers another heartbreaking loss

Nov. 26, 2021 19:03 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Iowa once again did what Nebraska has been unable to do all season, and that's why the Hawkeyes own at least a share of a Big Ten West title and the Cornhuskers head into winter off their worst year since 1957. Spencer Petras ran for a 2-yard...

Huskers seek breakthrough to ruin No. 17 Iowa's West hopes

Nov. 25, 2021 03:25 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is looking for a happy ending to a disappointing season. And nothing would make the Cornhuskers happier than beating No. 17 Iowa on Friday to end a six-game losing streak in the border battle. The Huskers (3-8, 1-7 Big Ten) might as well...

No. 17 Hawkeyes will try for 7th straight win over Nebraska

Nov. 24, 2021 15:47 PM EST

No. 17 Iowa (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten, No. 16 CFP) at Nebraska (3-8, 1-7), Friday at 1:30 p.m. EST (Big Ten Network). Line: Iowa by 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Nebraska leads 29-19-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Hawkeyes' Johnson is next Nebraskan out to knock off Huskers

Nov. 23, 2021 19:27 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has owned the series against Nebraska in the 10 years since the Cornhuskers joined the Big Ten, and recruits the Hawkeyes pulled out of the state immediately to their west have played major roles in the run. Four Nebraskans have been Iowa...

Huskers to be without injured QB Martinez versus No. 17 Iowa

Nov. 22, 2021 15:06 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez will miss the Cornhuskers' season finale against Iowa because of a shoulder injury, coach Scott Frost announced Monday. Frost said redshirt freshman Logan Smothers would start Friday against the 17th-ranked...

Allen carries No. 19 Wisconsin to 35-28 win over Nebraska

Nov. 20, 2021 21:47 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Braelon Allen continued a tradition of Wisconsin running backs steamrolling Nebraska defenses. Allen rushed for 228 yards and three touchdowns – including a tiebreaking 53-yarder with 3:50 remaining – to help No. 19 Wisconsin outlast Nebraska...

After overhauling staff, Nebraska faces No. 19 Wisconsin

Nov. 18, 2021 03:18 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s top-ranked defense faces the challenge of preparing for the unknown as it gets ready to face a Nebraska team that just overhauled its offensive coaching staff. Saturday’s matchup at Camp Randall Stadium will be Nebraska’s first...