The Northeast Kansas for Nebraska is an official chapter of the Nebraska Alumni Association supporting the University of Nebraska and Husker teams.

NE KS 4 NE picnic on Saturday, July 27th

NE KS 4 NE picnic on Saturday, July 27th

Join us for our 2024 Northeast Kansans for Nebraska Picnic St. David’s Parish Hall 17th St & Gage Blvd Topeka,...
2024 Football Game Watches start August 31st

2024 Football Game Watches start August 31st

While the Huskers had a better record than the other two Matt Ruhle college program rebuilds in his first seasons...
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NE KS 4 NE picnic on Saturday, July 27th

Join us for our 2024 Northeast Kansans for Nebraska Picnic St. David’s Parish Hall 17th St & Gage Blvd Topeka, Kansas Saturday, July 27, 2024 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m., not before) Our virtual speaker this year is Haven Fields who joined Nebraska Athletics as the Deputy Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer in April of 2024. Fields will serve as the day-to-day football administrator, assisting Head Coach Matt Rhule and his football staff. In addition to his role with the football...

It’s Time to Apply for the NE KS 4 NE Scholarship

One of the most important activities our Northeast Kansans for Nebraska Alumni chapter does is provide three annual financial scholarships to local students attending the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Two $1,500 annual scholarships are provided by our chapter members and a third $1,000 annual scholarship is awarded as the Bob Elliott Memorial Scholarship. If you have a son or daughter, grandson, or granddaughter, attending UNL or enrolling for the 2024-2025 school year at UNL, the deadline for the application process is approaching. Because our...

Chapter donates $520 to Doorstep

Your donations during this year’s game watches toward Doorstep totaled $520.  Thank you for your generosity showing, as Husker fans, we not only support our university, and its sports teams, but we support great causes.  With the challenges our local charitable organizations are facing, we modify one of our key phrases to state, “There are no fans like Nebraska’s”. Go Big Red.

Wrestling: Incoming Freshman McDanel Wins Another U20 Pan-Am Gold Medal

The head coach of the Nebraska Wrestling Training Center Tervel Dlagnev (right), seen here during a dual in 2023, was in Camden McDanel’s corner as he won his second U20 Pan-American Gold Medal at 97 kg. | Dylan Guenther / CORN NATION Camden McDanel will now arrive on campus this fall as a two-time U20 Pan-American Gold Medalist at 97 kg; Fellow incoming freshman LJ Araujo takes Bronze at 79 kg for Brazil With the help of incoming Husker freshman Camden McDanel, Team USA’s U20...

Corn Nation Overreaction Revisited: That Time Hoss went to East Lansing and Hated It

This week on Corn Nation’s Overreaction Revisited podcast, Greg and Hoss go back to October of 2023 and Nebraska’s road loss to Michigan State. Hear Hoss rip apart East Lansing and the surrounding areas, as well as his take on Spartan Stadium. As a reminder in this game, and most of the troubles of the ‘23 campaign, turnovers played a decisive part in the outcome. But that Comfort Inn and Suites leaves a lot to be desired.

Polynesian Pipeline a masterstroke for Husker football recruiting

Dylan Widger-USA TODAY Sports Dividends are coming! The Polynesian Pipeline is now a mainstream of the Husker recruiting machine with the recent additions of Offensive Tackle Brian Tapu (6-7/ 295) and Center Houston Kaahaaina-Torres (6-3/ 265). The old adage of winning the game by dominating the lines of scrimmage has never been truer, especially in the rough and tough Big Ten Conference. Both players will need some time in the weight room and training table to get ready to go against Big Ten linemen, but...

Friday Flakes: College Football Roster Caps Could Be Between 100 and 110 – Should Help Nebraska

Gary Cosby Jr. / USA TODAY NETWORK Pete Thamel of ESPN has been reporting on the settlement discussions involving the potential move toward Universities directly compensating players. It looks like some common sense has shown up as a potential roster cap number I heard was 85 which appeared to me to be ridiculous. Thankfully it appears that the discussion is now looking at roster sizes of 100 to 110. *The range of roster limits being discussed is between 100 and 110, with the Big Ten...

Five Heart Podcast: Why It’s All Texas’ Fault (and other Husker Topics) TONIGHT at 9pm Central

This week on the Five Heart Podcast, we are thrilled to be joined (if even for a brief time) by Hoss Reuter. Hoss will break down for us why schools like Cal ended up in the ACC and why Rutgers has Big Ten conference games against three (3) West Coast teams. After some speculation, Nebraska has a new defensive backs coach. What do we know about John Butler? You have the opportunity to support current and future Huskers if you attend a night practice. We’ll...

Nebraska Football: Huskers Officially Announce New Defensive Backs Coach John Butler

Dylan Widger-USA TODAY Sports Less than a week ago, there was the Friday night news dump that Nebraska’s defensive back’s coach Evan Cooper had resigned for personal reasons. Today, Nebraska announces the hiring of a coach who is was in the NFL last season and will have the same exact position at Nebraska in John Butler as secondary coach and passing game coordinator. Butler has spent the last six seasons coaching the secondary for the Buffalo Bills. He added the title of passing game coordinator...

Opportunity for Nebraska Football Fans: Huskers to Host Open Practice at Night – Raising Money for NIL

Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images Another opportunity for Husker football fans to send a message. Are they the greatest fans in college football? We shall see. I kid. I kid. This is an opportunity to support the Nebraska football program through the 1890 NIL program where you get to watch a practice and at the same time you get to contribute to the NIL fund which helps with recruiting and retention of athletes at Nebraska. Nebraska announced today that they are going to do a...

Wednesday Flakes Brings You Wimbledon, CFB Alternative Timeline, & More Recruiting

Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images Lots of summer sports still going on. Even if it feels that fall is right around the corner. Mankilling Mastodons Husker Special Teams: Room for ImprovementNebraska special teams had some highlights last year, but still slipped nationally. Greg McElroy believes Matt Rhule has Nebraska in the right direction ‘no doubt about it’ – On3ESPN’s Greg McElroy outlined the expectations for Nebraska heading into year two of head coach Matt Rhule’s tenure. Iowa state representative earns win independent baseballA...

Introducing James Clow – CN’s New Recruiting Writer

Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports Hello my name is James Clow, from sunny Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. I am no stranger to Nebraska as I was on the UNL tennis team from 2004-2008 where I developed my passion for football and the Cornhuskers. As a tennis player I represented South Africa at junior and senior level as well finishing high school ranked 4th in South Africa. It was a dream to become a professional tennis player but I reached the limits of my abilities unfortunately. I...

ALL THE RIGHT MOVIES – The Corn Nation Sports Movie Show: Next Up – THE KARATE KID

Wax on, wax off. Sweep the leg. Get him a body bag, yeaaahhh. You beginner luck. Your mommy isn’t here to dress you?? You’re damn right it’s time for The Karate Kid. “We make sacred pact. I promise teach karate to you, you promise learn. I say, you do, no questions.” And with that, a Rocky-esque story about an annoying skinny punk from New Jersey who hits the ground in SoCal running – well, mostly into fists, feet and the ground – begins its training...

Wrestling: With Ziola Their Only Commit at Fargo, Huskers Will Be Scouting and Recruiting

Nebraska Head Coach Mark Manning | Getty Images Husker commit Cade Ziola is a favorite to make it to the Fargo Junior final at 190 pounds. With him its only commit in the field, Nebraska will be doing some scouting: Here’s who they could be looking at from in-state Going into the world’s largest wrestling tournament, the USMC/USAW 16U and Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D. this next week, Nebraska only has one commit in the field – Omaha Skutt’s Cade Ziola. A commit for...

Corn Flakes: Homemade Pizza and Husker Road Race

Photo by Kathleen Hinkel for The Washington Post via Getty Images Have you signed up for the Husker Road Race? This summer has been flying by. It always seems to, but I feel like this year is going faster than ever. I still have my list of things I wanted to do and haven’t gotten most of those done. So, last night I decided to one of them. Make homemade pizza. Now we do this from time to time, but we buy the crust or...