Another week, another Husker opponent with an elite pass rusher. This time it's Purdue's George Karlaftis, and here's how Nebraska plans to neutralize him.
RB Rahmir Johnson should be ready to go for Nebraska against a Purdue defense that is "much improved," according to NU OC Matt Lubick.
Nebraska running back Rahmir Johnson exited concussion protocol and will be available to play Saturday against Purdue. What does that mean for the pecking order at a crowded position?
The Huskers have talked for years about getting tight ends more involved in the pass game. This season it's actually come true, and Austin Allen — one of the Big Ten's best at his position — is proof.
A deep dive on Nebraska’s production (and lack thereof) in two-minute situations under Scott Frost, with input from Matt Lubick and Mario Verduzco.
For all the big plays Nebraska creates, there are just as many knuckle-biting moments when things don’t line up, writes Sam McKewon. That's the product of a Husker offense that's constantly in flux.
By turning consistent flashes to consistency, the New York native shot all the way up the depth chart. Here's how he did it.
This notebook opens with a detailed chat with Matt Lubick on the offensive gameday operations, which he says have improved this season.
Levi Falck wasn't recruited by Minnesota out of high school or when he entered the transfer portal. As a result, "I don’t like Minnesota at all.”
One criticism of Frost’s program seems to be fading into the woodwork. But, an important measure of how far it's come looms Saturday.
Last season, Nebraska's longest passing play was 45 yards, and the "pass" traveled less than 1 yard. This year? It's a different story.
Adrian Martinez is playing his best football with a chance to write his Husker legacy. But right now he's living in the moment. And that's good, writes Tom Shatel, because this moment is a big one.
In a bit of a throwback to Nebraska’s glory days with a modern twist, the Huskers are running the triple option — with receivers as the pitch back. And it’s working in a Big Ten not used to seeing it.
"Yards after contact is something we talk about all the time,” says Matt Lubick, and that's an ability Jaquez Yant flashed Saturday night.
The heralded freshman tight end's rehab for a torn ACL "has gone faster than expected."
Husker tight end Thomas Fidone — the top-ranked recruit in Nebraska's 2021 recruiting class — returned to practice this week after injuring his knee in the spring.
Nebraska has 10 points in 75 minutes spanning five first quarters. The Huskers' haven't had a first-quarter attack this poor since 2004, despite a wealth of experienced depth and talent. So what gives?
Nebraska's defense is playing at a level the Huskers haven't seen in more than a decade. But they aren't alone, Sam McKewon writes. Every other team in the Big Ten seems to have a solid defense too.
Matt Lubick said Nebraska’s practice plan includes working in several combinations of offensive linemen this week as the Huskers open up competition at multiple spots.
The Huskers aren’t getting much juice for the amount of squeezing they’re doing. Translation: They're moving the ball but not capitalizing.
Gabe Ervin will start rehabbing his injury as soon as Wednesday: "I thought he had a really good start to his freshman year. He’s a dog."
The Huskers use the Friday scrimmages to get their younger players live reps, with the older players looking on.
The Huskers don’t need extra juice against Oklahoma. If anything, they need less. "We’ve got a lot to gain and nothing to lose,” Scott Frost said. “So I just want the guys to play stress-free."
Adrian Martinez is throwing 60-yard touchdown passes and breaking off 70-yard runs. Here's a closer look at his big-play dynamic so far in 2021.
Ryan Held has given each of his top three running backs a chance early in a game, then deciding how to distribute carries from there.