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2020 Husker Football Game Watches on hold

2020 Husker Football Game Watches on hold

  With the football season in limbo or on hold so are our games watches.  Check back as we anticipate...
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2020 Road to Nebraska Scholarship Program Donations

We are in interesting times, the football season is in limbo or on hold challenging us as Husker fans, but our mission as a chapter goes on.  As you know, one of the reasons we have our local chapter of the University of Nebraska Alumni Association is to support the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) and to provide general scholarships to local students who attend UNL Since 2001, Northeast Kansans for Nebraska has been able to provide 26 students with more than $22,000 in scholarships...

Annual Chapter Picnic Canceled

After careful consideration and deliberation, the Northeast Kansans for Nebraska board of directors has decided to cancel this year’s chapter picnic. We are sorry we won’t be able to have this annual get together.  It’s a great time for all University of Nebraska supporters in our area to get updated on all of our Husker athletics and especially to get ready for the upcoming football season. Our chapter efforts go on, however. Your membership helps us with our chapter operations, to manage programs and our...

College Football Week Minus-3 Predictions: More Minor Conferences Kick Off

Esseysee! | Photo by David John Griffin/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Mike: This week, we get a couple more minor conferences joining the preseason fray as we wait for the real season to start! Nate M: Is it October 24th yet? Patrick: So now we have the SEC coming into the picture. In a few weeks the Big Ten will enter the show. After that, we are looking towards the left part of our country to the Mountain West and their arsenal of teams. Maybe,...

Friday Flakes: Alex Gordon to Retire from Major League Baseball

Peter Aiken-USA TODAY Sports It was somewhat expected but the Kansas City Royals and Alex Gordon announced that Gordon would be retiring from baseball at the end of this season. Congrats on Alex Gordon on a great major league baseball career. As you can tell by the tweets below he definitely represented well for himself, his family, the city of Lincoln and the state of Nebraska. Alex Gordon: “When I started playing, I just wanted everyone to see me as a hard worker, someone that...

Gratitude Weekly: Thankful For Being A Nebraskan And The Big Ten Conference

Jon Johnston I’m trying to stay positive. During our recent podcast interview, psychiatrist Dr. Steven Wengel recommended doing a gratitude journal to keep your self mentally well during these trying times. The purpose of a gratitude journal is to change the way your brain thinks, to turn your negative thoughts into positive thoughts. This is more important now that many of us are stuck at home and rely more on social media to keep in touch with others. Social media can be so acidic –...

Nebraska Football Position Breakdown: Offensive Line

Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images All five starters are returning to this unit, but things are going to look different this season. All starters return this season, but this spring the Huskers mixed some things up on the line. Will Nebraska find more success than last year? We will soon find out. The Coach Greg Austin returns for his third season as offensive line coach for the Huskers. Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images Looking Back at 2019 Last season was a rough one for the...

SB Nation Reacts: Miami is NOT “Back”

Miami vs. LSU in Arlington, Texas, September 2, 2018 | Kevin Knight Fans still look most forward to Miami at Florida State, however. Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NCAA. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Nebraska Cornhuskers fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. Despite the return of SEC football this Saturday and the seeming dumpster fire that is Florida State football right now, SB Nation fans selected the...

Nebraska Football Schedule Roundtable Take Two

Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images The CN staff gives their thoughts on the latest 2020 schedule released by the Big Ten and their predictions on wins/losses We have the (hopefully final) 2020 football schedule in place. What does the CN staff think about the latest iteration? Latest 2020 Eight Game Schedule: Oct. 23-24: at Ohio State BuckeyesOct. 30-31: Wisconsin BadgersNov. 6-7: at Northwestern WildcatsNov. 13-14: Penn State Nittany LionsNov. 20-21: Illinois Fighting IlliniNov. 27-28: at Iowa HawkeyesDec. 4-5: at Purdue BoilermakersDec. 11-12: Minnesota Golden GophersDec....

Nebraska Picked Last In First Big Ten Projections

Photo by David Dermer/Diamond Images/Getty Images Believe it or not we have early projections out now for college basketball. Lindy’s Sports released projections for the Big Ten, Andy Katz released his preseason top-36, and Lunardi has the latest bracketology (well, okay it is from last month post-draft withdrawal deadline) projections. Let’s start off first with the Big Ten projections from Lindy’s. Lindy’s Sports Lindy’s Sports is a bit cooler on Iowa than other outlets as you can see, but they most notably for readers of...

Nebraska Football Position Breakdown: Quarterbacks

Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images I don’t particularly enjoy doing position breakdowns, but it is a part of the job. After the news that the Big Ten actually decided to try and play football one of my first thoughts was that I was looking forward to finally writing some article about an UPCOMING FOOTBALL SEASON! What position group could be better to start with than the quarterbacks? Nebraska’s Quarterback Coach This guy! Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images Returning Contributors in 2019 Adrian “2 AM” Martinez,...

It’s Good To Be A Cubs Fan

Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports My beloved Chicago Cubs clinched a playoff birth by losing to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Well, or should I say they clinched a playoff birth even though they lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates. There, that’s better. After months of sports being practically non existent, I can filly say sports has finally given us some joy. Well, at least everyone who has made the playoffs. Onward to flakes! Mankilling Mastodons Rather than complain, Nebraska would be better off embracing its new role in...

Jon’s PostLife Crisis: Neurosurgeon Dr. Uzma Samadani – Why Your Kids Should Play Football Despite CTE Risk

Neurosurgeon Dr. Uzma Samadani There is an inherent risk in life. Do the benefits of what you’re doing outweigh that risk? This episode I interview Dr. Uzma Samadani. Dr. Samadani is a brain researcher and neurosurgeon in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In the interest of full disclosure, Dr. Samadani was my neurosurgeon when I was diagnosed with an anoxic brain injury nearly a year after my heart attack. Dr. Samadani and I discuss: CTE is much more complex than we think Why playing sports is better for...

Frosted Flakes: Schedule Reactions, Ig-Nobel Prizes, and Wine with Your Chalupa

This obviously isn’t Nebraska, but our skies look a whole lot like this too | Photo by DON MACKINNON/AFP via Getty Images A Nebraska couple has been married for 85 years. Wow! Happy Monday everyone! It is the last day of summer. Get out and enjoy it if you can. The weather here in Nebraska has been weird lately thanks to the smoke from the fires on the west coast. Obviously, it is nothing like the images coming from areas directly affect by the fires,...

Saturday Game Thread!!!!

Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Heyooooooooo! There’s football today! Source: Corn Nation