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Flakes has a long list today that includes a very short-lived PA announcer. Hopefully your boss was not expecting you to get any work done this morning. Football, futbol, volleyball, blackshirts, Westerkatches and so much more!

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No prologue today, just diving into the deep end of this long list...

Football Game Week

Our own Brian Towle talks to the enemy...

BYU football: Cornerback Michael Davis faces assault, rioting charges | The Salt Lake Tribune
Provo • An alleged dispute over a parking spot at a Provo apartment complex has left a BYU football player facing criminal charges just days before the Cougars’ season-opener at Nebraska. Junior defensive back Michael ...

I do not think this will affect the Husker/BYU week 1 game because the legal process is "still working itself out" but, good grief BYU.

Red Review: The home-field advantage of Memorial Stadium | Huskers - KETV Home
After 35 weeks of waiting, the Nebraska Huskers are five days away from the start of their 2015 season, the first under head coach Mike Riley.

Huskers looking for improved special teams - The Grand Island Independent: Sports
If you’re looking for Bruce Read, it’s not hard to find him.

Day by Day - August 31, 2015 - Show Open - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
A show about the Nebaska football produced by Huskervision.

How ready is Nebraska's rebuild? BYU will put it to an immediate test. -
The remodeling Cornhuskers definitely do not get into ease into Mike Riley's first schedule.

Pretty powerful stuff from the former walk-on. During the Sports Nightly volleyball hour, coach John Cook even said he cried when he saw Jack Gangwish's reaction.

Nebraska Cornhuskers WR Jordan Westerkamp masters the circus catch - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp has been the master of the circus catch due to tireless work in learning to catch anything and everything.

If you need me, I will be here watching this video on an endless loop until Saturday.

Vanquish The Foe, a BYU Cougars community
Your best source for quality BYU Cougars news, rumors, analysis, stats and scores from the fan perspective.

Get to know the enemy.

Public Address Woes at One Memorial

Schuetz removed from Husker announcing job; Grindle hired | Local News - KETV Home
Schuetz says the University of Nebraska contacted him about a social media post Schuetz made months ago in the wake of the firing of former head football coach Bo Pelini.

Corn Nation still endorses Pat Janssen for PA announcer!

ICYMI: "Burno" refers to the Nebrasketball assistant coach who was employed around 56 offseason days before departing for a job with Arizona State.


Odermann Earns Spot on Primetime Weekly Honor Roll - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Senior Jaylyn Odermann was named to the Primetime Performers Honor Roll for Week 1 of the regular season.

No. 11 BYU hands NU soccer its first loss of the season | Sports |
Snuck a futbol article in. Unfortunately the Husker team came up on the short end of this one. Hopefully, the gridiron football team can avenge the loss!

Huskers Down CMU in Double-Overtime Thriller - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
The Huskers overcame Central Michigan 4-3 in a sudden victory win in double-overtime.

Volleyball - This Could Be Good Folks!

Hunter Named B1G Setter of the Week - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Kelly Hunter was named the Big Ten Setter of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced.

No biggie - only after her FIRST week as the starting setter.

New starters figure things out as Huskers sweep Tulsa - The Grand Island Independent: Sports
Husker volleyball - With four players making their debuts in the starting lineup, some nerves were expected for the Nebraska volleyball season opener. But, how quickly the No. 5-ranked Huskers dispelled their butterflies and dispatched Tulsa Friday night did little to quell Coach John Cook’s suspicion his team has poise to match its potential.

Huskers Move Up To Tie for Fourth in AVCA Poll
Nebraska (3-0) received one first-place vote and surpassed Wisconsin, who was tied for fifth with NU last week but was upset by Western Kentucky on Friday.


All the recruits: How the Huskers' 2016 commits fared in high school games this week - Big Red Today Blog
A player-by-player look at how Nebraska's recruits performed this week, with team results, player stats and more.

It's still amazing how much recruiting talent Florida and Texas squandered -

Turning annual top-10 recruiting classes into annual mediocre offenses is an unusual feat, but two powers pulled it off.

Baseball (yes, really)

Watch the video below to find out how early.

Coach Darin Erstad also revealed other plans. Reliever Colton Howell will be prepped to be a starter in 2016 (he returned to school despite being chosen by the San Diego Padres in the 27th round of the MLB draft). 1B/pitcher Austin Christensen and SS Wes Edrington are no longer with the team. Coach Christie has also departed. No word yet on his successor.


More Husker sports

Sasse-Kildow: A ‘Grinder’ Who Defied the Odds - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
The only Nebraska women’s golfer to earn first-team All-America honors, Sasse-Kildow received the 2003 Big 12 Conference Golfer of the Year after winning a school-record four tournament titles as a senior, including the Big 12 Championship. The Lincoln native, who grew up using the Jim Ager Golf Course as a "baby-sitter" while her blue-collar parents worked, had an innate and inspirational rise to the peak of NCAA women’s competition.

This and That

Emmitt Holt dismissed from IU men's basketball program after alcohol incident
BLOOMINGTON Indiana sophomore forward Emmitt Holt has been dismissed from the program after his alcohol-related citation during Welcome Week earlier.

The Hoosiers have had a rough offseason.

Former Huskers Make Hundreds for Single Tweet Endorsements

According to Opendorse, current New York Giant Prince Amukamara's tweet worth is $1,040. Amukamara tops the former Husker list, but players like Ameer Abdullah, Kenny Bell and Rex Burkhead are not far behind.

How Jen Welter got hired by the Arizona Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN
Taking a look at the chain of events that led to Jen Welter being hired by Bruce Arians as a coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals.

While we usually talk about college football around here, the first female coach in the NFL seemed like a worthwhile article.

Conference realignment flares back up! Sun Belt adding Coastal Carolina -
Former TD Ameritrade CEO and Husker coaching volunteer Joe Moglia is taking his Coastal Carolina team to the Sun Belt.

Connor Cook of Michigan State Spartans disappointed not to get captain nod
Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Connor Cook said he was disappointed his teammates didn't vote him among the team's three captains this season.

Update: This clipping added 9:55 a.m. 9/2/15

Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips charged with killing cellmate
Lawrence Phillips has been charged with first-degree murder in the April death of his cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison.

I just do not even know what to say about the LP saga anymore. He had a terrible, awful childhood and so many people have suffered as a result.


Hope you all have a great Wednesday!