Mark Whipple is excited for a new challenge after more than 40 years in coaching. At Nebraska, he’ll find it in a program that’s endured five straight losing seasons, but the new OC is confident.
Johnny Rodgers has returned to his Omaha home following a harrowing monthlong COVID scare that consumed several members of his family. He regrets that he hadn’t been vaccinated.
Johnny Rodgers was hospitalized Thanksgiving morning at the Nebraska Medical Center and was admitted to the intensive care unit a few days later.
Husker great Johnny Rodgers won the Heisman Trophy 49 years ago today as the nation's most-outstanding college football player.
Fifty years ago today, Nebraska toppled Oklahoma 35-31 in the final minutes of the "Game of the Century." It's regarded as one of the greatest contests in college football history.
The Game of the Century legends gathered at halftime to culminate a week of nostalgia for (arguably) college football’s greatest game. But Saturday wasn’t just a history lesson, writes Dirk Chatelain.
Nebraska and Oklahoma have produced some of the greatest moments in college football. We somehow trimmed a list down to a dozen.
Lyell Bremser's call of the Johnny Rodgers punt return in the Game of the Century, now heard millions of times on radio, TV and YouTube, opens Huskers hearts all the way up.
Tom Shatel was with Johnny Rodgers the first time he saw the broadcast footage of his famous punt return. Tom recalls that memory and many other "goosebump moments" from the Game of the Century.
Spokeswoman for UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green says committee’s names will be released once search is concluded.
Fans attending the “Game of the Century” in Norman, Oklahoma, had barely settled into their seats when No. 20 fielded a punt at his 28-yard line.
Johnny Rodgers' 77-yard punt return for a touchdown set the tone in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 1, 1973.
Nebraska rolled into the Jan. 1, 1973, Orange Bowl ranked ninth in the country with a Heisman Trophy winner to showcase.