Latest Nebraska Cornhuskers football News

Nebraska schedules 2 games with Oklahoma State in 2034-35

Feb. 13, 2020 4:20 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has announced the scheduling of four home nonconference football games over the next eight years and a two-game series against former Big 12 foe Oklahoma State in 2034-35. The Cornhuskers will host UTEP on Aug. 31, 2024 and Sept. 2, 2028; Louisiana-Monroe on Oct. 18, 2025; and...

Lubick replaces Walters as Nebraska's offensive coordinator

Jan. 17, 2020 8:09 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired Matt Lubick to replace Troy Walters as offensive coordinator. The addition of Lubick was announced Friday, hours after coach Scott Frost said Walters was leaving the program by mutual agreement. Lubick worked as an Oregon assistant with Frost from 2013-16, and he was...

Mike Dawson returns to Huskers to coach outside linebackers

Jan. 16, 2020 9:54 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mike Dawson will return to Nebraska to coach outside linebackers after spending the 2019 season in the NFL. Coach Scott Frost announced Thursday that he had rehired Dawson, who coached the Cornhuskers' defensive line in 2018. Dawson was the New York Giants' outside linebackers coach...

UNC hires Nebraska's Dewitt to coach OLBs, special teams

Jan. 6, 2020 12:40 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has hired Nebraska’s Jovan Dewitt as its outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator. UNC announced Dewitt’s hire Monday after Dewitt spent the past two seasons in the same role with the Huskers. He replaces Scott Boone, with a team...

Ohio quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) arrives in the end zone on a 35-yard touchdown run against Nevada in the first half of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)

Ohio beats Nevada 30-21 in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Jan. 3, 2020 8:21 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ohio quarterback Nathan Rourke is projected to be the top quarterback taken in the Canadian Football League draft this spring. He’s pretty good at the American collegiate version, too. Rourke, from Oakville, Ontario, accounted for 231 yards of offense and ran for a touchdown to...

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, Nebraska running back Maurice Washington (28) pretends to pull a trigger as he warms up before an NCAA college football game against South Alabama, in Lincoln, Neb. Maurice Washington, who faces child pornography charges in California and was disciplined for unrelated rules violations last season, has been dismissed from the Nebraska football team. The program announced Washington's departure Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in a two-sentence statement, adding that he was expected to enter the NCAA transfer portal soon. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Nebraska announces dismissal of RB Maurice Washington

Jan. 3, 2020 3:39 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Running back Maurice Washington, who faces child pornography charges in California and was disciplined for unrelated rules violations last season, has been dismissed from the Nebraska football team. The program announced Washington's departure Friday in a two-sentence statement, adding...

Louisiana Tech's J'Mar Smith (8) reacts during the NCAA college football Independence Bowl against Miami, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, La. (Henriette Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP)

Boilermakers hire veteran Diaco as new defensive coordinator

Jan. 2, 2020 6:06 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Bob Diaco's Louisiana Tech defense made quite the impression in last week's bowl shutout of Miami. On Thursday, he was rewarded when Purdue coach Jeff Brohm announced Diaco would be the Boilermakers new defensive coordinator. “We’re very excited to bring Bob to...