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Tom Osborne on His Life, Leadership, Expectations

Tom Osborne went on the Finding Mastery podcast with Dr. Michael Gervais, a psychologist who specializes in high performance. Osborne starts at the beginning… his father joining the war effort when he found out the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor. His father was gone five years, and Osborne is very open about the affect that...

Big Red Cobcast: Nebraska’s New American Hero

Hoss Reuter is back. And with him comes everything that’s right with Nebraska. Nebraska has produced its fair share of legendary Americana. Marlon Brando. Johnny Carson. Kool-Aid. I vote that we add another to our home state’s list of amazing contributions. That addition? Corn Nation’s own Hoss Reuter. In fact, I would put Hoss ahead...

TOP 50 SPORTS MOVIES OF ALL TIME – #44 THE REPLACEMENTS

Is there such a thing as too much Keanu? I emphatically say no. In what is sure to be noted as one of 2019’s greatest upsets, here’s another entry on my Top 50 Sports Movies Of All Time and it’s actually coming out WITHIN A YEAR OF THE PREVIOUS ONE!! I was hoping for two...

The Ultimate Husker Fullback Bracket

Now, we’re talking. Bring on the fullbacks. Our mad bracket scientist Brew has spoken. He is going to make redvalley pick between Janovich and Schlesinger in the first round. That’s cold Brew. Cold. Most fan bases wouldn’t even dream of a 16 player fullback bracket. Tip o’ the hat to you Brew for not only...

Purdue Boilermakers 2022 Football Preview

Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images Jeff Brohm has turned Purdon’t into a competitive Big Ten west program. In his first two seasons with Purdue, Jeff Brohm made the Boilermakers relevent, capped off by a 49-20 upset over Ohio State in 2018 televised in primetime on ABC. But after rewarding Brohm with a contract extension, the...

Corn Flakes: CN Now Available On Apple News!

Apple recently released iOs 9 and with it, a new News app that’s installed as part of the operating system. Apple News is an app that presents continuously updated news from “top news organizations and indie publications”, the “top news organizations” being a direct quote from Apple’s web site. CornNation.com and other SBNation.com web sites...

Nebraska Student Section Renamed to The Bonezone

In a shocking and controversial decision Shawn Eichorst has made a joint statement with Mike Riley in which the student section shall now be named The Bonezone. Known for years as The Boneyard, students will officially be branded anew. When asked why this decision was made without deliberation with student leaders, Eichorst’s response was interesting...

Nebraska Inspired Recipes: Dorothy Lynch Meatballs

The start of one of our off-season series The one that started this series. Our beloved basketball writer, Patrick Gerhart, dropped this recipe in our slack chatroom and my idea for this series sprouted. I have asked for “Nebraska Inspired Recipes” three times and now the list is up to 11 recipes. Do not be...

Best Husker Wrestlers Ever: No. 2 Bill Scherr

One of Nebraska’s best returners, Eric Schultz holds down Nebraska’s 197-pound weight class, right where Husker legend Bill Scherr would likely have wrestled in today’s game. Scherr won an NCAA title and two conference crowns before an impressive freestyle career. | Jon Johnston / CORN NATION The NCAA Champ and three-time All-American for the Huskers...

Five Heart Podcast 290: Dr. Offense Talks About The Defense

Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images It’s just Dr. Offense – Hoss – and I on this episode in which we talk about the 2022 Nebraska defense. Our talking points: Nobody talks about defensive tendencies. Why? Because it’s complicated. Hoss explains. Jon proposes that Erik Chinander fears the deep ball. Hoss retorts. Hoss gives his thoughts...

Big Red Cobcast: We Love the 90s!

Ninety episodes in. What new things does the Cobcast crew have to talk about? Hint: It’s still toilet humor. Plus, Tyronn Lue, recruiting and Husker NFL hopefuls. We Nebraskans sure love the 90s. Which is why it gives me great pleasure to say that we have reached episode no. 90 in the history of the...

Nebraska Football: 2020 & 2021 Big Ten Conference Schedule Announced

Get ready to not have football on Black Friday vs. Iowa folks. The Big Ten Conference has released their 2020 & 2021 conference schedules for the Football crowd on Tuesday. The biggest revelations come to the Nebraska/Iowa series, which has been known for being played on Black Friday. As of 2020, both Nebraska and Iowa...