Corn Flakes: Nebraska vs Purdue = GREAT VALUE!

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Tickets for the Nebraska vs Purdue game are now available at $1.75! CN provides you with a host of daily links!

Tickets to the Nebraska vs Purdue game are now available for $1.75. For comparison's sake, the Nebraska vault book I reviewed a few years ago includes a replica ticket stub from the 1941 Rose Bowl, Nebraska's first bowl game against Stanford. That ticket was $3.00 plus .30 tax. The 1964 Orange Bowl ticket cost was $5.00.

How could you be a Husker fan in Indiana and not attend a game that would cost you less than a large Coke in most establishments!?

$1.75 is equivalent to .22 cents in 1958, the last time Nebraska played Purdue because I know someone is wondering about that.

Big Ten

Northwestern vs. Wisconsin: Talkin' Chris Borland and Jared Abbrederis with B5Q - Sippin' On Purple
They have a running back and a wide receiver and a linebacker.

Northwestern vs. Wisconsin: Why to hate the Badgers - Sippin' On Purple

We actually have to teach ourselves to hate our cheesebeerfriends from the north.

I find this bizarre. You'd think with all the history in the Big Ten that these teams would already hate each other for many many reasons that we can only try to comprehend.

Notebook: Wisconsin to be at full strength against Northwestern - Bucky's 5th Quarter
After announcing Monday that many of Wisconsin's injured players would return this week against Northwestern, Badgers head coach Gary Andersen handed out more good news after Thursday's practice.

OTE Staff Picks Broken Hearts Bowl, Old Brass Spittoon, Others - Off Tackle Empire

I was initially underwhelmed by this week's slate, but hey, OSU's got to take a break from shattering dreams at some point, right? This week we've got the Old Brass Brouhaha, Nebraska looking to get off the schneid versus [REDACTED], the Emotionally Spent Bowl, and probably the least-hyped game between two of our "kings" that I can remember.

What the 2015 Ohio State Football schedule means - Land-Grant Holy Land
At first glance, the 2015 football schedule looks like another "easy" slate to be picked apart by national commentators. After a deeper look...well..yeah. That's probably still true.

Indiana Football vs. Michigan State: Q&A w/ The Only Colors - The Crimson Quarry

Chris over at The Only Colors was kind enough to sit down and answer some questions inquiring minds wanted to know in regards to the upcoming match-up between Indiana and Michigan State.

Indiana vs. Michigan State: The History - The Crimson Quarry
Indiana's record isn't the most glamorous thing to look at against Michigan State, but the Hoosiers are good for a win about every 5 years in the series. Guess how long it has been since Indiana's last? 5 years.

Previewing MSU vs. Indiana - The Only Colors
MSU looks to move to 2-0 in the Big Ten.

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Pants Hate | mgoblog
Really, we need to start coming up with t-shirt ideas here. I am remarkably bad at self-promotion. So.... I need help.

BHGP Thursday Q&A: Does Iowa Actually Suck?, Condiments, Rasslin' and More - Black Heart Gold Pants
It's Thursday, and Thursdays are for Q&As. Ask us whatever you want—preferably about Iowa or the B1G and not about horses, but whatever you want—at @Adam_Jacobi or @BHGP and we'll try to get to it.

Minnesota Football: Jerry Kill Taking Time to Focus on Epilepsy Treatment - The Daily Gopher

Jerry Kill is taking a leave of absence to focus on his epilepsy treatment. Defensive Coordinator Tracy Claeys will serve as interim coach.

I had a discussion today with a Minnesota season ticket holder at one of my regular customer sites. We both agreed that this is probably the beginning of the end for Jerry Kill as head coach of the Minnesota Gophers. I hope we're wrong.

National

Florida vs. LSU: Gators' hype video for Saturday's game is awesome - Alligator Army

I never thought I'd really like "Seven Nation Army" again. Then I watched this video.

This is a very cool pump up video.

LSU's Offense Leads the Way for a Change; Can It Get the Same Results? - Team Speed Kills

After years of beating their opponents with stout defense, Les Miles' Tigers are churning out the yards and the points in their campaign to win the West

Who'll win Florida vs. LSU? Eyes say Tigers, but stats say Gators - SBNation.com
The common perception is that LSU will be too much for Florida to handle in Baton Rouge on Saturday. But the numbers aren't as convinced.

Red River Rivalry: Key Match-Ups - Crimson And Cream Machine
There is no experience quite like the rivalry hosted by the Cotton Bowl as two tradition powers square off on the gridiron.

College football F/+ picks: Week 7 - Football Study Hall

Picks and projections for Week 7 of the college football season.

What A Difference A Couple Of Years Makes: Smart Football.com On WVU's Offensive Woes - The Smoking Musket
Chris B. of SmartFootball.com and Grantland.com has given the Air Raid offense a lot of thought. Here, he answers some questions from JP Fanshawe about why Hoglorsen's version of it is struggling this season.

Week 7 college football picks: Oklahoma, Washington to beat big-game spreads - SBNation.com
The college football weekend's best bets, including the Red River Shootout, Texas A&M-Ole Miss, Oregon-Washington, and more. And Dan Rubenstein makes his picks and shows off delicious tacos. Dan and Bud disagree sometimes!

Jadeveon Clowney takes far fewer plays off than you think - SBNation.com
The star defensive end's numbers are similar to some NFL stars.

Alabama case spotlights Emmert, Saban friendship
NCAA President Mark Emmert has a special relationship with Alabama head football coach Nick Saban.

Nebraska

Moore Celebrates WNBA Title - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Lindsey Moore celebrated a WNBA title to cap her first season with the Minnesota Lynx on Thursday night in Atlanta.

Huskers adapt to new venue, young players - Daily Nebraskan: Sports

"We have eight freshmen, and this is new for all these guys," coach John cook said. "Who plays in front of 8,000 every night in volleyball? We’re still learning how to handle nerves. It’s going to take time for them to get a little more comfortable." Although the team is adapting to the new court at the Devaney Center and is learning to mesh veterans and rookies on the court, the Huskers have still had success.

Nebraska volleyball is ranked #7 now. They are tied at first place in the Big Ten standings at 4-0 with Michigan State.

Soccer forward Jordan Jackson moves up Nebraska scoring list - Daily Nebraskan: Sports
The Nebraska soccer team lost 2-1 to No. 20 Michigan at home on Sunday, but the one goal the Huskers were able to score was a milestone for senior forward Jordan Jackson, who now has the eighth-most goals in school history.

Nebraska At Purdue 2013: A Q&A With Corn Nation - Hammer and Rails
SBNation's Corn nation is all about their first trip to West Lafayette in over 50 years.

Why Cyclone fans should care about Saturday's Nebraska-Purdue game | The Des Moines Register | desmoinesregister.com

A Nebraska victory over Purdue on Saturday would be a milestone of sorts for the Cornhuskers: Iowa State would no longer account for 10 percent of the football program’s all-time victories.

Is that a reach? Probably not in this day and age where we're looking for every angle to a story. It is evidence that times they are a changin', though.

Husker foes have plenty to fear in Ameer Abdullah - Omaha.com
This season, Ameer Abdullah's work is paying off. His 138 rushing yards per game rank ninth nationally and second in the Big Ten. He has more yards on the ground (690) through five games than any Husker I-back since Ahman Green in 1997.

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