Corn Flakes: Martin Luther King Day

Jon Johnston

It's Monday, and this particular Monday is Martin Luther King Day, so we'll start you off with something by Randy York:

The Legends of George Flippen + Four More - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Between 1955 and 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. helped change America. He brought to the world's attention how unfairly blacks were treated.

Big Ten Countdown: 8 - Nebraska's George Flippin And A History of Black Football Players in the Big Ten - Corn Nation

There were many black football players in the early days of college football, particularly in the Big Ten. Their history was marked by abuse and incidents of racism. Can you imagine such things happening today?

Article I did two years ago that you might find interesting.

Clinkscales changes mind: chooses Wildcats over Nebraska - Sports - Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS - Dodge City, KS

Dodge City Community College defensive lineman Terrell Clinkscales announced Sunday afternoon on Twitter he changed his verbal commitment to continue his collegiate career to the Kansas State Wildcats. Clinkscales had verbally committed to the Nebraska Cornhuskers, but was still being heavily recruited by Kansas State. It was enough for the former Illinois prep star to change his mind and decided to play at Bill Snyder Stadium in Manhattan.

I don't know the full story here, but it sounds like Clinkscales has a ways to go before qualifying academically.

2013 Football Season Recap/Highlight Video - Corn Nation

2013 Nebraska Football (via James Wightman) I am nobody important really, but after several months of work I'm finally done with this video...

Did you miss this? Season highlight video put together by one of our members!

World-Herald Going Online With a Call-in Show: Desperate Boondoggle or Death Blow to Radio? - Corn Nation
The newspaper is starting an online call-in show with former radio talk-show host Mike'l Severe. But are people ready to turn off their radio and go online?

Nebraska Upgrading Sound System and Adding WiFi to Memorial Stadium - Corn Nation

The NU athletic department plans to upgrade the 20 year old sound system and add WiFi to Nebraska's Memorial Stadium for the 2014 football season.

Huskers Fall in Final Second to Purdue - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
No. 18 Nebraska battled back from a 12-point deficit to tie the game with 30 seconds left, but No. 22 Purdue got the game-winner with 1.7 seconds left to escape Lincoln with a 77-75 win on Sunday.

Husker Army for D.R.E.A.M.

Husker Army is a Facebook Group run by Steve Malone. Malone also takes time to support Steve Warren's D.R.E.A.M. Foundation. We don't really do a lot of charity support - I keep waiting for someone to ask for our help but I have yet to hear from anyone; maybe it's because we're a more obnoxious site than the rest or maybe it's because I'm relatively isolated. I don't know.

In any case, I'd ask you to support Husker Army's contribution to D.R.E.A.M., and in the comments put "on behalf of Corn Nation". Let's see what we can get done here!

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