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AP Top 25 Takeaways: Who's in CFP is easy; But Who's No. 1?

Dec. 8, 2019 12:36 AM EST

Picking the four teams to play in the College Football Playoff will be easy for the selection committee. LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma all took care of business in their conference championships Saturday — with varying degrees of difficulty. Who is No. 1? There could be a lot of discussion about...

Duncan’s late FG lifts No. 19 Iowa past Cornhuskers 27-24

Nov. 29, 2019 9:29 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It was cold and damp, Iowa had the ball at its 26 with 32 seconds left in regulation in a tie game, and the Hawkeyes’ offense hadn’t done much since the first quarter. Instead of being content to play for overtime against border rival Nebraska, coach Kirk Ferentz went for...

No. 19 Hawkeyes look to crank up run game again vs Huskers

Nov. 28, 2019 3:28 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Iowa’s run of success against Nebraska has been predicated on its ground game. Recently, it hasn’t been working so well. The 19th-ranked Hawkeyes have rolled up more than 260 yards rushing in each of the last three meetings with Nebraska and have had a running back go for...

4-game losing streak against Hawkeyes gnaws at Cornhuskers

Nov. 25, 2019 4:05 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The party line at Nebraska has always been that no regular-season game is more important than another. The vibe for this week’s game is different, and linebacker Collin Miller listed the reasons: It’s for bowl eligibility. And it’s Iowa. The 19th-ranked Hawkeyes...

Nebraska rips Maryland 54-7 to remain in bowl pursuit

Nov. 23, 2019 8:30 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — It had been seven weeks since Nebraska had a victory to savor, so the Cornhuskers unapologetically celebrated each touchdown with exuberance and happily romped off the field in the rain after the final whistle. Better yet, the Cornhuskers’ first win since Oct. 5 kept alive...

Nebraska seeks to keep bowl hopes alive against Maryland

Nov. 22, 2019 3:20 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Winless since early October, Nebraska hasn’t abandoned hopes of salvaging a season that has failed to live up to expectations. The Cornhuskers were ranked No. 24 to start the season and opened with a win over South Alabama before blowing a 17-point lead in a loss at...

Big Ten Spotlight: West Division coaches in long-term deals

Nov. 21, 2019 1:55 PM EST

Scott Frost received a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Nebraska through 2026. The university announced the extension on Saturday before Frost and the Cornhuskers took the field against Wisconsin. "I'm grateful,” Frost said. “This is where I want to be. People in Nebraska know me...

Taylor over 200 again in No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win over Neb

Nov. 16, 2019 6:17 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska always brings out the best in Jonathan Taylor. The Wisconsin star ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns in the No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win on Saturday in a performance that further etched his name into the record books. Taylor became the first Football Bowl Subdivision...

Nebraska gives Scott Frost 2-year extension through 2026

Nov. 16, 2019 11:45 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Scott Frost has received a two-year contract extension through 2026. The university announced the extension Saturday before the Cornhuskers’ game against No. 14 Wisconsin. Frost is 8-13 in his second season since leaving Central Florida, which he led to a 13-0...

Big 12 takes center stage as Oklahoma visits unbeaten Baylor

Nov. 15, 2019 3:06 AM EST

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts has plenty at stake this week as he nears the end of his eventful college career. He reached the College Football Playoff championship game each of his three seasons at Alabama, whether he was starting or backing up Tua Tagovailoa. His hopes of getting back to the playoff with his...