SEATTLE (AP) — No. 13 Washington has named Georgia transfer Jacob Eason its starting quarterback for the season opener against Eastern Washington. Read more
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The last time the Miami-Florida rivalry involved an annual showdown, Jimmy Johnson was coach of the Hurricanes.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Skylar Thompson has spent much of the past two seasons at Kansas State in the training room, using most of his free time in between starts to nurse a variety of nagging injuries.
LINCOLN — Ben Stille was born in 1997, the year Nebraska won its most recent national championship, and he grew up a half-hour from Memorial Stadium.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's outlook on each side of the line of scrimmage remains as uncertain as ever with just over two weeks left before the start of the season.
LINCOLN — The Nebraska football team practiced in full pads on Wednesday for just under two hours while splitting time inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields.
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington coach Chris Petersen has been here before. The Huskies lose significant talent only to replenish the roster and continue what's been an upward trend during his tenure.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — As he listened to his team's introduction during last month's Big Ten media days, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald was a bit surprised by what he heard.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh seems set up for success at Michigan in his fifth season, leading a program that's a popular choice to win the Big Ten .
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jeff Brohm likes what he sees at Purdue.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer went into last season as the returning starting quarterback for Baylor, then early on shared snaps with a graduate transfer.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — New Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo acknowledged after a spirited practice this week that he generally is reluctant to start rookies until they've earned their stripes.
Jay Berwanger won the inaugural Heisman Trophy in 1935 for the University of Chicago and became the No. 1 player taken in the first NFL draft a few months later.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Justin Fields knows all about heat. He grew up in Georgia.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue quarterback Elijah Sindelar sees a whole new world of opportunities opening up this fall.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban denies offering a job to ex-Ohio State assistant Zach Smith last year.
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan was in only his second season in 2009 when he kept hearing newly acquired tight end Tony Gonzalez insist he was open on plays.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots struck gold in 2009 when they drafted Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman in the seventh round and converted him to wide receiver. He has had two seasons with more than 1,000 receiving yards and was the MVP in February's Super Bowl.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a $17 million exit fee to the American Athletic Conference so the school can rejoin the Big East next year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An era is ending at the University of New Mexico as the school officially stops four sports programs, including men's soccer.
LINCOLN — Nebraska running back Devine Ozigbo put it best: the circumstances leading up to NU's 9-6 win over Michigan State at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Saturday could have come straight out of central casting.
LINCOLN — Not an easy job looking for storylines from Nebraska's 45-9 win over FCS opponent Bethune-Cookman in Lincoln on Saturday.
LINCOLN — Patience is the name of the game at Nebraska.
LINCOLN — Nebraska quarterback Andrew Bunch's first start at Nebraska got off to an inauspicious start against Troy in Lincoln on Saturday, ending in a turnover- and penalty-plagued 24-19 loss.
LINCOLN — In one week, a promising start to Nebraska's season went up in smoke against a team Alabama and Auburn won't schedule to play and LSU wishes it didn't.
LINCOLN — Nebraska's new-look defense under Eric Chinander isn't taking the field seeking moral victories.
LINCOLN — Lightning rarely strikes twice in the same spot, unless you count the beginning of the Scott Frost era at Nebraska.
LINCOLN — As Scott Frost took the podium after Nebraska lost to old conference rival Colorado 33-28 Saturday, the first-year coach and native son was visibly upset.
CHICAGO, Ill. – BTN will air more than 14 hours of live coverage Monday and Tuesday from the 2018 Big Ten Football Media Days in Chicago.
A world leader in his field for more than three decades, Dave Ellis has been hired as the director of performance nutrition for the Nebraska athletic department.
Nebraska football coach Scott Frost announced Wednesday that Ron Brown has joined the Cornhusker football staff as director of player development.
LINCOLN — If nothing else the Nebraska spring game Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln was important for sake of a program reset. Though Nebraska football has been in this spot way too many times in the past 20 years, this feels different for a few key reasons.
LINCOLN — Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos announced Saturday morning that the University of Nebraska has ended head football coach Mike Riley’s employment effective immediately.
LINCOLN — The Nebraska blood was pumping again Saturday in Lincoln, but the life has gone out of this program.
LINCOLN — Mike Riley rested his elbows on the podium, leaned forward and bowed his head.
LINCOLN — It had all the hype, all the pageantry.
LINCOLN — It's gut-check time.
LINCOLN — Northern Illinois' two first-half interception returns for touchdowns looked as bad as it could get for Nebraska.
LINCOLN — Nebraska's performance in its 43-36 win against Arkansas State in Lincoln on Saturday can best be summed up like this: There was good, bad and ugly.
LINCOLN — In the fourth quarter, Nebraska's Terrell Newby did his usual Terrell Newby thing.
LINCOLN — Oh no, Madison's up next and this Nebraska team doesn't look ready.
LINCOLN — "Well, did you all stay for that fourth quarter?"
LINCOLN — It felt like old times at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Saturday.
LINCOLN — Tommy Armstrong entered the postgame interview room visibly limping on both legs, sweat covering his shirt, as he stood at the podium.
LINCOLN — Nebraska linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey was visibly upset after NU gave up its first score in the first half of the game Saturday against Wyoming in Lincoln.
LINCOLN — The last time Craig Bohl exited Memorial Stadium in Lincoln he was perhaps the most-maligned defensive coordinator in Nebraska football history.
"Well, hello! We're glad to be here in York … just kidding!"
Here is what former Husker and Hastings native Adam Carriker had to say this week about the Nebraska football team and their opponents:
LINCOLN – Nebraska offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf knew something was different about a particular play call Saturday against Southern Mississippi in Lincoln.
LINCOLN — In one week Nebraska went from running back by committee to the Terrell Newby show.
LINCOLN – Back in the day it was a cliché on football Saturdays in Nebraska — that first game was always a bit rusty, but NU would almost always show vast improvements in game two.