Latest Nebraska Cornhuskers football News

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...

No. 19 Iowa looks to beat Cornhuskers for 5th straight time

Nov. 27, 2019 2:39 PM EST

No. 19 Iowa (8-3, 5-3 Big Ten, No. 17 CFP) at Nebraska (5-6, 3-5), Friday at 2:30 p.m. EST (BTN). Line: Iowa by 5. Series record: Nebraska leads 29-17-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE Iowa is looking to beat Nebraska for a fifth straight time and enhance its bowl position. Nebraska needs a sixth win to become bowl...

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...

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

Nov. 16, 2019 3:11 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Aaron Cruickshank ran back a kickoff 89 yards for a score, and No. 15 Wisconsin beat Nebraska 37-21 on Saturday. Taylor became the first Football Bowl Subdivision player since at least 2000 to run for 200 yards three times against...

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...