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Transfer portal news and a thrift store find

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Merry Christmas Corn Nation! I hope you are enjoying a time with friends and family and those you love.

We are in a Christmas blizzard at the ranch. All the animals are snuggled in their respective buildings. Leftover turkey is now becoming turkey soup - a great meal for a blizzard day. All the ranchhands are home. It is a great Christmas here.

Corn Flakes

A look at Nebraska football recruiting class of 2024
The 2024 recruiting class hails from 13 states including, Nebraska, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Iowa, Georgia, Maryland, Hawaii, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, Nevada, and North Carolina.

Mendelson enters transfer portal, leaving Nebraska volleyball and women’s basketball | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
The transfer portal bit the Huskers in more ways than one on Saturday, as sophomore Maggie Mendelson will be searching for a new home. Mendelson leaves the Husker volleyball and

Huskers offer veteran wide receiver in transfer portal
Nebraska dipped into the transfer portal with an offer on Saturday.

Two Nebraska football players declare for 2024 NFL Draft
Anthony Grant played 11 games for the Huskers, leading the program with 104 carries, 413 yards and 3 touchdowns. Marcus Washington played in 6 games for the Huskers before suffering a season ending injury.

Video: A Season Unlike Any Other - University of Nebraska - Official Athletics Website
2023 will always hold a special place in our heart because of the relationships we formed and experiences we shared as a team and with you.

Husker quarterback commit signs first NIL deal
A Nebraska quarterback commit has signed his first Name, Image, and Likeness deal.

Nebraska Football Recruiting: Huskers offer Jason Dowell
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have offered a four-star defensive lineman out of Illinois.

Sports!

Green Bay Packers overcome 'mistake' during coin toss in win - ESPN
Jaire Alexander wasn't even supposed to be on the field for the coin toss when the Green Bay Packers cornerback crashed the captains meeting at midfield, almost costing his team a possession in Sunday's 33-30 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Deion Sanders found an unlikely bond this year with 99-year-old CU fan
Colorado Buffaloes superfan Peggy Coppom, age 99, had an extraordinary year after forming an unlikely friendship with Deion Sanders.

Ten Memorable Sports Media Moments From 2023 - Sports Illustrated
Remembering some of the year’s best viral clips.

The Weekly Dump

How Do You Poop in Space? A NASA Astronaut Breaks It Down
If you’ve spent any amount of time thinking about the astronauts living and working in space, you’ve probably wondered how they handle bathroom time. It feels like a crass question, the sort of thing you wouldn’t bring up around the dinner table, but considerable thought has gone into making sure that astronauts in orbit can reliably eliminate bodily waste.

Then There’s This

She bought a vase at Goodwill for $3.99. It was a rare piece that just sold at auction for more than $100,000. - CBS News
A rare vase by Italian architect Carlo Scarpa recently sold at auction for $107,100 — even though it went for just $3.99 at Goodwill.

Passenger hid bullets in baby diaper at LaGuardia Airport, TSA says | AP News
The TSA says security officers found 17 bullets concealed inside a disposable baby diaper at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.