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Remember: There’s No Place Like Home – Nebraska

Every new start needs a t-shirt to be successful. I’m as excited as anyone else that Scott Frost is come home to Nebraska to be our head football coach. Every moment like this deserves a good T-shirt, because that’s the first step in making everything better. Any good project manager will tell you the same....

Report: Matt Rhule’s contract will pay $72 million over its eight years

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports According to Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated, newly hired Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Matt Rhule will be making $72 million over his new eight-year contract with the Huskers. While the exact annual sums are not yet available publicly, that total would average out to $9 million per year over the full...

Landen Davidson Is My Favorite Commit In The 2024 Class. Here’s Why.

Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports We have a class full o’ stars, but Davidson shines the brightest. It doesn’t take a neurosurgeon to figure out that Nebraska’s offensive line has been unabashed filth going on almost 10 years now. We have been consistently awful at protecting the quarterback and opening holes for our running backs. From...

2023 Nebraska Football Preview: Tight Ends

Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images A Position of Transition I found an old Corn Nation article written by our beloved Jon Johnston back in 2009 regarding some of the best Tight Ends in Nebraska’s history. Junior Miller, Johnny Mitchell, Gerald Armstrong, Matt Herian and Mike McNeill are mentioned as the best individuals who donned the...

Corn Nation Football Roundtable: Predicting Nebraska’s Record, the Colorado Game, Surprise Players and More

Photo by James Black/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Might as well start with the number of wins. The over/under win total is currently 6.5 wins. Where are you placing your bet and why? Andy: (Long drink of spiked Kool-Aid) I’m going over and I’m starting with a win up in Minneapolis. That victory kicks off...

Report Card: Minnesota Golden Gophers 13, Huskers 10

Photo by Bailey Hillesheim/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Would have. Could have. Should have. But didn’t win. The emotional reaction to Minnesota’s 13-10 comeback victory over Nebraska is raw and irrational: Nebraska’s football program is cursed. And, of course, the corollary: There’s no hope. ‘Eff everything. Go Big Red. But emotion isn’t rational, and the...

Instant Postgame Reaction to Nebraska’s Horrifying 36-14 Loss To Colorado

Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images I believe a lot of Nebraska fans didn’t think that quarterback Jeff Sims could have as awful a game as he had at Minnesota, but there he was, giving Colorado most of their points. Nebraska’s offense scored 10 points against Minnesota, and now a whole 14 points against Colorado! Maybe...

Five Steps to Salvage Nebraska’s Football Season

Nebraska head coach Matt Rhule looks on from the sideline in the fourth quarter against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on September 9, 2023 in Boulder, Colorado. | Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images After a disastrous first two games, what can Nebraska do to turn things around? First of all, let’s just stop with...

Corn Nation Over Reaction: Huskers Take Care of Northern Illinois

Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images This week on Corn Nation’s Over Reaction, Greg and Hoss had a tougher opponent in stable internet connection than the Huskers had in the Huskies if Northern Illinois. Nebraska wins 35-11, but really the starting defense only gave up three points, and that was the offense’s fault. So, a solid...

THE 24 HOUR RULE: The Supreme Beings Hate Huskers Football, Let’s Bash Colorado One Last Time & There Is No Controversy

If the “My Guy” factor is removed, is there really a controversy at this point in time? | Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images Even a mid-major week can’t pass without a junk punch, more fawning over Colorado and a QB “controversy” only defensible on one side. The frustrations of being a Husker fan bring to...

Monday Flakes: Winning Weekend for Football and Volleyball

Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images Plus, we revisit a time when running marathons was a concern to cause health issues Happy Monday! It was an eventful weekend on the ranch. Fall harvest is in full swing and the apples are coming in to meet the cider press. My breakfast lunch and dinner all includes apples...

#2 Nebraska Beats #17 Purdue in Five

Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images It was their first five set match, but the Huskers came out on top. This was a battle. 23-25, 25-22, 25-28, 19-25, 15-12 Purdue took Nebraska to it’s first five-set game of the season. This was a good first B1G Ten road test for the Huskers. After losing the first...