Anyone else recognize the play in this photo that David took on Saturday night?
If not, I'll give you the details. That's Maliek Collins trying to chase down Spartan receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. in the second quarter. Kings scored on a 34-yard pass from Connor Cook. It started as a shallow cross play, going left to right, then Kings cuts back, leaving Nate Gerry and the rest of the Nebraska defense behind.
Collins was rushing the passer, sees the completion, turns around and tries to catch Kings from behind. Collins is the closest Husker as Kings crosses into the end zone.
I doubt many people noticed the play, but it came early (2nd quarter, 11:43).
As much crap as we've given these Husker players about divisiveness and lack of effort, this one really stood out to me.
What individual effort did you notice?
Check these out - from the postgame notes from the athletic department about Tommy Armstrong Jr.
2 –– Tommy Armstrong Jr. moved into the No. 2 spot on the Nebraska career passing list. Armstrong completed 19-of-33 passes for 320 yards, pushing his career total to 6,032 yards, moving past Zac Taylor (5,850) into the second spot. Armstrong also moved into the top 10 on the season passing list. His 2,372 passing yards this season rank seventh on the NU season chart. Armstrong’s 2,695 yards last season rank third.7,000 –– Armstrong accounted for 339 yards of total offense in the game to push his career total to 7,216, becoming the third Husker with 7,000 career total offense yards. He joins Taylor Martinez (10,233) and Eric Crouch (7,915) in the 7,000-yard total offense club. Armstrong moved into the top 10 on the season total offense list. His 2,648 total offensive yards rank seventh on the NU season chart.300+ –– Armstrong’s 339 yards of total offense mark his ninth career game of more than 300 total yards, which ties a school record held by Joe Ganz and Taylor Martinez.
Alabama shut down Leonard Fournette without doing anything special. That's terrifying. - SBNation.com
Alabama didn't need to load the box to stop Leonard Fournette. That's terrifying.
The Clemson Tigers finally outrun Florida State - SBNation.com
The No. 1 Tigers finally got past Florida State, running as one the entire way.
Someone, please beat Alabama - SBNation.com
The Top Whatever is Spencer Hall's weekly ranking of the teams that must be ranked. It's also now a plea for the Tide to be stopped.
Updated bowl projections, with Michigan knocking Ohio State out of the Playoff - SBNation.com
Hello, here are some predictions for every bowl and Playoff game. Your team deserves a better spot.
Wisconsin football: A tale of two halves for Joel Stave against Maryland - Bucky's 5th Quarter
The fifth year senior looked more like a freshman in the first half, but returned to form in the second half to win vs Maryland.
Purdue Football Coaching Changes: Hazell’s Denial - Hammer and Rails
Everything is A-OK according to Darrell!
B1G Squeakyfouls 2015-16: Season Predictions - Off Tackle Empire
Yes, Maryland/Indiana/Purdue fans, this is for you.
Kyle Flood is a person...and a lot else, but he still needs to go - On the Banks
You read the fan blogs for information, some humor, a chance to vent as a fan. But there is another side to all this. And if we take it seriously, it kind of tempers the rest.
The case for Houston Nutt as Maryland's next head football coach - Testudo Times
This isn't exciting at all, but Nutt's got the resume to get back into the coaching game sometime soon.
Illinois fires Athletic Director Mike Thomas - The Champaign Room
The University of Illinois and Chancellor Barbara Wilson fired Athletic Director Mike Thomas today after a tumultuous five-year tenure.
The report that dropped today is the ultimate postmortem on Tim Beckman, who is almost certainly the least intelligent man ever to coach in the Big Ten.
Pretty damned report regarding Beckman. He not only sounds like a complete idiot, but he sounds like an uncaring idiot. If he never coaches football again at any level that will be fine.
Illinois interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson, former Athletic Director Mike Thomas issue statements - The Champaign Room
Here's what Mike Thomas had to say about the news of his firing.
A GoFundMe spokesperson says they're working to refund all the money and donors don't need to take any action. https://t.co/vE4tq9qTdU
— Keith Sargeant (@KSargeantNJ) November 9, 2015
Ex-NFL running back could face death penalty
Lawrence Phillips might face the death penalty in the alleged killing of his former cellmate at a California prison.
Spielman, who committed to Nebraska, went to the head of a solid class of multipurpose playmakers featuring Isaac Collins (Maple Grove), Amani Hooker (Park Center), Tyler Johnson (Minneapolis North) and Kamal Martin (Burnsville). Each made big plays and elevated their respective teams. But Spielman was … "Special is probably the best word," Eden Prairie coach Mike Grant said. "He’s got abilities you can’t coach."
Eden Prairie is a machine.
Michigan State lost to Nebraska after a controversial call in the game's final minute Saturday night, and Spartans alums are not happy.
Huskers Set Sights on Scarlet Knights - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Coach Mike Riley and the Huskers met the media for Nebraska's weekly football press conference at Memorial Stadium on Monday.
Huskers Host Big Red Invitational - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
The top-ranked Nebraska bowling team returns home this weekend for the annual Big Red Invitational. The tournament will take place at Sun Valley Lanes in Lincoln, Thursday through Saturday.
Nebraska players, coaches block out outside noise in Michigan State upset | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
Inside a boisterous Memorial Stadium on Saturday, fans continue to yell down at offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf to run the damn ball. Good luck, because he can’t hear you.
Yes, Carroo is Still Hurt, Laviano is Still Starting: Injury Report & Depth Chart - On the Banks
Take a look at Rutgers' injury report and depth chart ahead of Saturday's must-win game.
Rutgers' injury report for Nebraska week. Carroo questionable again, Jacobs out again. Austin now questionable. pic.twitter.com/sjSrEJMkv1
— Greg Johnson (@gregp_j) November 9, 2015