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Nebraska Huskers: Thursday's Corn Flakes

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Huskers playing watch and wait, what scouts say about Brett Maher, Spencer Long's journey and so much more!

Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE

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Your balanced breakfast of Huskerdom:

  • ICYMI: What the Boilermakers have been up to on the gridiron and a De-Tassling the Huskers episode that immediately sparked debate.
  • After what Husker Nation's experienced thanks to a little boy named Jack, take a moment to read up on a Brian Archie, a young man who managed to escape a horrific life and who is no longer with us, but has a son that is. [Bull Run]
  • Women's volleyball's Hayley Thramer had her senior season cut short thanks to an injury against Wichita State. [LJS]*
  • Hopefully the draftable Huskers like Monopoly. It's going to be a while before they get a call. [RCJ/LJS]
  • Former kicker Brett Maher's getting positive marks from NFL scouts. [KHAS]
  • Not many saw Spencer Long climbing to the ranks of an All-American, not even himself. [ESPN]
  • Athlon ranks Ameer Abdullah as the B1G's No. 2 running back overall. [Athlon]
  • Nebraska football has to play hot potato with its future football schedules due to the B1G's new conference play policy. [ESPN]
  • College football's playoff has a new name (College Football Playoff), a list of hosting sites (Arlington, TX is up first) [ESPN] and wants you to help pick a logo! [CFBP]
  • Offer news!

  • Big Red baseball had a wild back-and-forth with Kansas State, but ultimately dropped the contest 13-10. The win gives KSU the season series sweep.
  • In more positive news, the No. 16 softball club blanked Creighton 6-0. [Official Site]
  • Huskers Track and Field hosted the Pre-Drake Meet. They didn't disappoint winning 19 event titles. [Official Site]
  • Senior Jessica Furlan was named Big Ten Female Track Athlete of the Week [Official Site]

  • Well...he's out there. May as well follow him before he gets shot full of elephant tranquilizers.