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Friday Flakes: Huskers Set Official Visit with 5-Star OT and Players Play Prank on Nebraska Assistant

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Well it looks like Brandon Baker, a five star offensive tackle, is planning on making his official visit to Nebraska on September 16th.

Which is a night game against Norther Illinois.

Time to make an impression.

Dorm are known to have a few pranks here or there. Well it appears that the coaching staff is not immune to some good ole dorm room pranks. Looks like a group dropped a classic prank on Coach McGwire.


The 3-2-1: Rhule sets the tone early in Nebraska Fall Camp - On3
As Nebraska progresses through Week 1 of Fall Camp, head coach Matt Rhule has already set an early tone.

We hit on that and more in this week’s 3-2-1 column with three things we learned, we ask two questions and make one prediction.

Nebraska opposite Merritt Beason gives NU option for new offense
Nebraska volleyball opposite hitter Merritt Beason got her first taste of being a Big Ten volleyball player on Tuesday. She, Head Coach John Cook and libero Lexi Rodriguez represented the Huskers at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago.

Daniel Kaelin continues to be devoted recruiter for Nebraska
Nebraska quarterback commitment Daniel Kaelin has become a key recruiter for the Husker staff. Kaelin was in Lincoln this past weekend and had a chance to talk to a couple of uncommitted 2024 recruits and meet some of the 2025 recruits in attendance. He also chatted with the No. 1 player in Nebraska for the class of 2025 about their big matchup in September.

Northwestern hires veteran football coach Skip Holtz as special assistant to head coach - The Athletic
Northwestern hired veteran football coach Skip Holtz as a special assistant to interim head coach David Braun for the 2023 season, the school announced Thursday. Here’s what you need to know:

The Cubs said they’d avoid a prolonged rebuild. Looks like that promise could be kept - The Athletic
Has it really happened this fast? After thumping the Cincinnati Reds 16-6 Wednesday night at Wrigley Field, the Chicago Cubs are now just three games out of first place and 2 1/2 from a playoff spot. They sat 8 1/2 games out just two weeks ago.

Georgia football’s biggest question isn’t at QB, it’s how to replace Todd Monken - The Athletic
There are a number of important questions in college football these days, not the least of which is, how did this sport get so screwed up that UCLA–Rutgers became a Big Ten Conference game, and if the Atlantic Coast Conference combines with the Pacific-12, what ocean can rightfully claim naming rights?

Husker Mash: Husker players with future coaching traits; 'one percent better' drumbeat; Corcoran's spot?
Let's Mash it up before Day 4 of camp wraps up this morning in Lincoln. Speaking of 4 ... That's how many weeks until gameday.

Four fingers in the air, everyone.

Fantasy Football: Avoid draft mistakes with these key tips!
All summer long, we try to show you how to play fantasy football the right way, whatever that means. Obviously, it’s a nuanced and shifting discussion, and obviously, it’s all contextual. What works best in my hometown league might not work best for your hometown league. There’s a lot of season-to-taste in this game.

Women's World Cup 2023 Day 15 recap: Germany is knocked out as Morocco stuns Colombia
Germany has been eliminated from the Women’s World Cup.

The Germans are out of the Women’s World Cup in the group stage for the first time ever after a 1-1 tie with South Korea. Germany was prevented from advancing because Morocco got a stunning 1-0 win over Colombia. Morocco’s win got it through Group H along with Colombia.


Cross-state exchanges build bonds between North Omaha and southwest Nebraska - Flatwater Free Press
The roughly 370 miles between North Omaha and southwest Nebraska aren’t slowing a group of residents from forging relationships that they hope will serve as a model for bridging the rural-urban divide.