What do we know about the Nebraska football team?
Basically very little, other than Alex Lewis is going to be a starting tackle, and Vincent Valentine and Maliek Collins will start on the defensive line. Oh, we're going to run a "pro style" offense, and the defense will be a base 4-3 with quarters coverage.
We'll get a glimpse of things to come this Saturday when it looks like Nebraska's spring game might be close to a sell out and be televised on BTN.
BTN coverage will start at 1:00 PM Central on Saturday, April 11th and run until 3:00 PM at which point the network will show the Minnesota spring game. At 6:00 PM, BTN will have a one hour show on Nebraska spring football.
Announcers for the spring game are Eric Collins, Damon Benning, and Larry Punteney.
Huskers Set to Welcome Fans to Memorial Stadium - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Nebraska will hold its annual Red-White Spring Game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, with kickoff set for 1 p.m.
Riley Announces Team Red and Team White Will Battle in the Nebraska Football Spring Game - Corn Nation
Nebraska's spring football game will be split much like the Team Red and Team White format that was used earlier this spring. The game will feature four 20 minute quarters with a running clock and live special teams.
Wednesday practice quick hits
Nebraska head coach Mike Riley said the format will be similar to a game on Saturday, with four, 20-minute quarters and a running clock. The clock will stop on turnovers and changes of possession. Nebraska will kickoff and punt live, Riley said.
Nebraska coach Mike Riley Q&A: ‘I understand the expectations here’ " Big Ten Network
Riley takes over for Bo Pelini, who personality-wise is the exact opposite of Riley. Known for his cool, level head and coaching acumen, Riley will try to do what Bill Callahan and Pelini failed to do: win a conference championship. It hasn’t been done in Lincoln since Frank Solich in 1999.
Huskers Inch Closer to Spring Game - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
According to Riley, the Huskers have not had many live scrimmages during the spring practice season for health purposes, so Saturday’s spring game will be a good indicator of how the players react at game speed.
Tommy Armstrong had the best day of the quarterbacks in my eyes and it wasn’t all that close. You should take my observations with a grain of salt (as with anyone observing practice) because there’s so much going on and we can’t see everything, but Armstrong was the most accurate during the live scrimmage plays.
Good things said about Tommy Armstrong Jr!
Dienhart: Super-early predicted order of finish for 2015-16 Big Ten hoops " Big Ten Network
13. Nebraska. Tim Miles will try to rebound from a disappointing season. Having Terran Petteway return for his senior season would help Miles, who already has seen Tarin Smith and Walter Pitchford leave early. David Rivers is graduating. Shavon Shields will be a building block along with Benny Parker and Tai Webster.
Huskers Excited to Show Their ‘Love 4 Laney’ - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Laney was diagnosed with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis Type 2, which means her liver doesn’t produce and move bile the way it should, so Laney’s body can absorb all the nutrients it needs.
College Baseball Midseason Field of 64 - D1Baseball.com
Texas A&M earns the No. 1 national seed in our midseason field of 64 projection, and the SEC leads all conferences with eight regional teams and four hosts. Nebraska projected to Forth Worth Regional as a #2 seed.
Mayock also moved Randy Gregory up to No. 2 on his rankings of the best edge rushers in the class, behind only Dante Fowler of Florida and up from No. 4 in previous rankings. That comes despite Gregory’s admission of a failed drug test at the combine, which Mayock knows is likely to make him slide down draft boards that aren’t virtual. Mayock said he bumped Gregory up anyway because he’s still an "undeniable" Top-10 talent who will have something to prove after his expected tumble to late in the first round "or even into the second round."
THE READ OPTION: ACC and Big 12 shaking up conference championships? - SBNation.com
Rules, they are a changin': The Big 12 and ACC have proposed legislation that would change NCAA rules on how conferences can determine their champions.
We continue our run-up to the spring game by talking to some of UAB football's most fervent supporters about what they think is really going on in Birmingham.
Incredible job by Underdog Dynasty on what's happening down in Alabama.
Michigan football: Harbaugh says team will watch American Sniper amid controversy - College Football - SI.com
Michigan Wolverines football coach Jim Harbaugh tweeted Wednesday that his team will watch American Sniper
Wide Receiver Mike Dudek Tears ACL in Spring Practice - The Champaign Room
The best football player on Illinois last season tore his ACL in practice early Wednesday morning.
When I was in eighth grade, I wasn't thinking about college. I wasn't thinking about much of anything. But the world is changing, especially for talented young athletes.
This is idiotic. Everyone knows it's idiotic, but the recruiting services just go with "times are changing" and join in the idiocy of all it because they want to expand their market AND not be left behind.
"But it's the parents. But it's the coaches." - As long as we get someone else to blame, we're all good, right?
That’s when I realized that I had a problem. In fact, everyone I know in the craft beer industry has a problem: We’re so addicted to hops that we don’t even notice them anymore.
I'd agree with this. I can't stand bitter beer. I don't drink it, don't understand the love for it, and because of that, don't bother with craft beer which is frankly 80% crap. Too many with bad aftertaste.
We have Surly in Minnesota. Had a taste of it last night, the Furious. It wasn't bad for one gulp, but that's about it.