Beginning this fall, football players, basketball players and some other athletes at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are slated to receive an estimated $3,600 allowance for personal expenses — the result of landmark legislation that passed over the weekend during the NCAA’s convention.
So some of Nebraska's student athletes will be receiving an additional $3,600 to go with their full ride scholarships. That sounds significant.
CN's staff wondered, what would you do with an extra $3,600?
The staff came up with the following:
Your entire winter needs at Sams Club.
6 iPhone 6+'s w/o activation.
All of us w spouses to Texas de Brazil, and a decent tip. (HELLOOOOOO EXPENSE ACCOUNT)
7 good Dyson Vac's. 8 with BBB 20% off coupons.
Weird Wally's best car on the lot.
2 Segways for Riley to use to get to work when the bike trails are too full in the AM.
5 club/suite tickets to the CFP title game.
About 18 grams of heroin (I am not sure why someone would know this.... - Jon)
180 lap dances at Shakers.
270 if you spread that over 1/2 price Tuesday. At least, that's what Cobby told me.
In order to celebrate the Buckeyes' National Title (and success against all odds) we've teamed up with Friends of the Holy Land BreakingT to bring you guys two more awesome shirts.
Once again, Ohio State claims two titles they don't really have, but if you say something enough people will believe you.
U-M makes Mike Zordich hire official, Harbaugh's staff complete - Maize n Brew
With the announcement of Michael Zordich's hire official on Tuesday, Harbaugh's staff is fully complete.
From a 17-point heartbreaker to a 133-point shootout, college football delivered yet again.
Nebraska made four of the games on this list, but not for the best reasons. It's over, though, season is done, a new staff in place. A few plays here and there, things might have turned out different.
As the Season Wears On, Who Has Disappointed the Most? - BT Powerhouse
It's been a down year for the Big Ten, but it has been a particularly difficult season for several Big Ten teams. Who has disappointed the most?
Iowa vs Wisconsin: Badgers blowout Hawkeyes in fashion 82-50. - Bucky's 5th Quarter
The Badgers made quick work of conference opponent Iowa at the Kohl Center Tuesday night.
TCR Bracketology 2015: Way too early...but why not!? - The Champaign Room
It's never too early!
Big Ten Power Rankings: How Many Bids? - Hammer and Rails
Can the Big Ten get 7-8 teams back into the NCAAs?
Michigan 54, Rutgers 50: Miss Five, Make Two - Maize n Brew
Without the services of Caris LeVert, Michigan went to Rutgers and landed a 54-50 win. Led By Derrick Walton's 12 points, plus key contributions from Max Bielfeldt and Aubrey Dawkins, the Wolverines proved their mettle again with a second-half rally.
Huskers Ranked 18th in Preseason Coaches’ Poll - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Nebraska softball came in at No. 18 in the USA Today/NFCA preseason coaches' poll. Nebraska was one of three Big Ten Conference teams in the poll, behind No. 8 Michigan and No. 15 Minnesota.
Huskers Take Aim at Fifth Straight Win - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
The No. 16 Nebraska women's basketball team returns to Big Ten road action in search of their fifth straight win when the Huskers take on Wisconsin Thursday night in Madison. Tip-off between the Big Red and the Badgers at the Kohl Center is set for 7 p.m.
Nebraska vs. Purdue in Pictures - Corn Nation
The Nebraska Women's Basketball pushed their winning streak to four with a 69-59 win over Purdue.
The Huskers and Gophers attempted to play a basketball game Tuesday night, the refs stole the spotlight, Nebraska held on for tense 52-49 win.
I have no idea what's going on with officiating. I have no idea what fouls are and aren't. I have no idea why a fully grown man in charge of a basketball game acts like a 10-year old when he's calling a technical.
Why I Think Mark Banker Is A Great Hire - Corn Nation
Wait, what? Yes you read the title right. I think Mark Banker is a great hire for this staff. If you are skeptical of this hire, and most of you are, as I once was, I strongly suggest you read this...
Regents promise to be ‘more cautious’ in finding a home for next NU president - Daily Nebraskan: News
The house at 2810 27th St. – all 6,008 square feet of it -- is mostly empty. The iron gate meant to guard the long driveway is open. There’s a wooden playset in the spacious backyard, a claw-footed table visible through a cracked front window, a small bank of snow melting in the front yard.
A recent survey conducted by the Oklahoma State University Department of Agricultural Economics found that 80.44% of respondents supported a government policy mandating labels on foods containing DNA. Not GMOs. DNA, the genetic material contained in every living thing known to science and practically every food, GMO or otherwise.
They should have asked whether respondents wanted labels on foods containing Elvis, because Elvis, like DNA, is everywhere.