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Iowa defenders Chauncey Golston (57) and Seth Benson (44) celebrate after tackling Penn State quarterback Will Levis (7) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020.Iowa defeated Penn State 41-21. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

Huskers hoping to push back this time against physical Iowa

Nov. 26, 2020 11:28 AM EST

Nebraska knows what's coming whenever it plays Iowa. The hard part is stopping it. “They’re going to try and run it down our throats," linebacker JoJo Domann said. “They’re going to try to out-physical us in all three phases of the game. They’re going to try to punch us in the...

Nebraska linebacker Collin Miller is taken off the field on a stretcher during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. He appeared to have been hurt while tackling Illinois' Mike Epstein. Illinois won 41-23. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Huskers' Miller expected to fully recover from spinal injury

Nov. 23, 2020 3:23 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Scott Frost said linebacker Collin Miller visited teammates at practice Monday but is unlikely to play the rest of the season after he injured his spine making a tackle against Illinois. Miller suffered a spinal concussion, which is characterized by a temporary sensory...

Illinois linebacker Tarique Barnes (44) celebrates with teammates after he intercepted a pass by Nebraska quarterback Luke McCaffrey during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Illini win 2nd in row 41-23 over turnover-plagued Huskers

Nov. 21, 2020 8:42 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For most teams that come into Memorial Stadium, beating Nebraska doesn't mean as much as it used to considering the Cornhuskers' fall from the upper echelon of college football the last two decades. You couldn't tell that to Illinois coach Lovie Smith after his team left with a 41-23...

Illinois quarterback Isaiah Williams (1) rushes away from Rutgers linebacker Deion Jennings (17) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Piscataway, N.J. Illinois won 23 - 20. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Illini, Huskers hope to add to positive vibes after 1st wins

Nov. 19, 2020 1:56 AM EST

A couple teams trying to establish some mojo meet when Nebraska hosts Illinois on Saturday. Both programs are in building mode, and both are coming off their first wins. “Guys in this building can’t win one and relax,” Nebraska coach Scott Frost said. “They have to let that elevate...

Nebraska quarterback Luke McCaffrey (7) is pursued by Penn State defensive end Jayson Oweh (28) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

'Ball of energy' McCaffrey out to rev up Nebraska offense

Nov. 17, 2020 6:17 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Upon meeting Luke McCaffrey for the first time, Nebraska defensive lineman Ty Robinson probably hoped his new roommate would cut back on the caffeine. “That man,” Robinson said, “is a ball of energy.” Robinson lived with McCaffrey when they first arrived at...

Nebraska quarterback Luke McCaffrey (7) is pursued by Penn State defensive end Jayson Oweh (28) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Nebraska gets past Penn State 30-23 in McCaffrey's 1st start

Nov. 14, 2020 5:06 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska appeared ready to blow out Penn State, then suddenly found itself in a close game, the kind the Cornhuskers have been known to lose under third-year coach Scott Frost. The Nittany Lions twice drove deep into Nebraska territory in the final 4 minutes, and each time the Huskers'...

Nebraska head coach Scott Frost talks to his team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Northwestern won 21-13. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Big Ten blues: A rough start for trio of storied programs

Nov. 12, 2020 5:34 PM EST

When Nebraska hosts Penn State this weekend, it will be a matchup between two of the most storied programs in the Big Ten — neither of which has played like it so far in 2020. It's too bad they can't include Michigan and make it a round robin. The Cornhuskers, Nittany Lions and Wolverines — three of...

Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford (14) looks at the scoreboard in the last minute of the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

Penn State, Nebraska both desperately seeking their 1st wins

Nov. 12, 2020 1:38 PM EST

Nebraska is 9-17 under third-year coach Scott Frost and frustration is setting in after losses in its first two games. “The guys are impatient, just like I’m impatient to get this changed,” Frost said. "I keep saying it, but once it turns it’s going to turn in a big way and we need to...

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, left, watches as quarterback Cade McNamara (12) warms up before an NCAA college football game against Indiana, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

After long layoff, No. 13 Badgers visit reeling Wolverines

Nov. 12, 2020 2:05 AM EST

Things to watch during the third week of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 13 Wisconsin at Michigan The Badgers will have had 21 days between games after the team went through a COVID-19 outbreak. The key question is whether QB Graham Mertz will be able to play. He and backup Chase Wolf were...

Nebraska running back Dedrick Mills, right, runs past Northwestern defensive end Earnest Brown IV, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Ramsey throws 2 TDs, Northwestern hangs on to beat Nebraska

Nov. 7, 2020 5:04 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Peyton Ramsey heard Riley Lees screaming for the ball, then delivered a touchdown pass to give Northwestern breathing room on the way to another tight victory over Nebraska. But not before the Wildcats withstood a last-gasp drive by the Cornhuskers. Ramsey shook off two interceptions...