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Frosted Flakes: Flag Football First Timers

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This is the football I’ll be watching this season.

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I’ve entered a new realm of parenthood. The realm in which your child has activities that you have to take them to multiple times a week.

My oldest son started flag football on Sunday. He has practices twice a week and games on Sundays. This is a whole new world for me. We did micro soccer, but that only consisted of Saturday mornings and sometimes a Wednesday evening if there was a rain cancellation.

I’m excited to get to watch some football though. It will be fun to see them figure out how to play the game and have a good time. And I’m certain watching 6 year olds play flag football is the same thing as watching a college football season.

On to the flakes

Nebraska

Attorney: Big Ten silent on Husker parents demand for transparency
Parents of Husker players say Big Ten has failed to respond to requests for information

Veteran walk-on Husker no longer on roster | News Break
Walk-on Eli Sullivan no longer appears on the updated Husker football roster, as a result of a medical retirement from the game. The defensive back out of Longmont, Colorado, was considered valuable for depth and peer teaching purposes in Travis Fisher's secondary last season, and was a standout for Nebraska on special teams.

Westside coach has seen 'jaw-dropping' things from Husker commit
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WATCH: New video takes us through a Huskers official visit
Cool video from Nebraska shows off what a recruiting weekend could be like

A Number You Won't Believe, Under-the-Radar Loss & Draft Questions | Hail Varsity
With his weekly column, staff writer Derek Peterson takes a look at a recent quarterback ranking that was beyond unkind to junior Husker Adrian Martinez, a key topic of discussion as draft-eligible players try to decide their next steps, and more.

Freshman Walk-On Abby Johnson Leaves Program | Hail Varsity
Freshman walk-on Abby Johnson is no longer on the Nebraska volleyball roster. A spokesperson for the program confirmed to Hail Varsity that Johnson left the team during the first week of August after participating in the summer strength and conditioning workouts.

Elsewhere

College Football Playoff to be played as scheduled after 2020 season with no plans for spring 2021 - CBSSports.com
The Big Ten and Pac-12 may need to explore other options if they hope to play for more than league titles

High school football team to the rescue after derecho causes havoc in paralyzed man's yard
'I didn't know how we were going to do this'

To play football or not? In a pandemic, there's no middle ground
As much as we’ve tried to draw distinct lines for what is right, wrong and best for all in our coronavirus pandemic, it can’t be done.

College football: Clemson, Ohio State top preseason Top 25
AP voters were instructed to consider all Division I teams when compiling their preseason ballots.

Timing of NFL's COVID-19 lab failure works in long run
The NFL got a wake-up call that there are still some serious testing and procedural land mines to be diffused.

Pete Carroll reflects on ‘bad state’ of former Seahawk Earl Thomas
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll wished his former player, Earl Thomas, the best of luck after his dismissal from the Baltimore Ravens.

76ers fire coach Brett Brown after seven seasons, will reportedly explore front office changes - CBSSports.com
Brown and the Sixers were swept by the Celtics in the first round of the NBA playoffs