Prized corner signee Elijah Blades will not join Huskers, to attend Arizona Western instead

Nebraska signee and four-star cornerback Elijah Blades will not be joining the football team this fall — and likely not ever. Now the Huskers’ focus turns to the six scholarship corners it alrea... Read More

Before beginning freshman season at Omaha Skutt, outside hitter Lindsay Krause commits to Huskers

Nebraska has taken the suspense out of what was going to be a major recruiting battle. Lindsay Krause, who will be a freshman this fall at Omaha Skutt, said Sunday that she has given her verbal commitment to the Huskers. The 6-foot-3 outside hitte... Read More

Top Husker defensive back Chris Jones out 4-6 months after knee surgery

LINCOLN — Nebraska coach Mike Riley announced Saturday that top Husker cornerback Chris Jones had knee surgery to repair his left meniscus. The typical recovery time for the injury, according to the press release from NU’s athletic department,... Read More

Dominoes fell Huskers’ way late with top-100 pledge, 6-foot-5 center Kate Cain

LINCOLN — Rare is the top-100 recruit in any sport who chooses a mid-major program and sticks to it as power conference offers roll in. But Kate Cain, a 6-foot-5, four-star center in the 2017 recruiting class, was ready to play at Delaware. She ... Read More

'Win football games': Former Husker quarterbacks Steve Taylor, Sam Keller offer advice for Tanner Lee

Husker great Steve Taylor has some pretty simple advice for Tanner Lee entering his first season as Nebraska's starting quarterback. "Win football games." That's what Taylor said Wednesday during an interview on "The Bottom Line," and he certai... Read More

Husker left tackle Nick Gates makes Outland Trophy watch list

Nebraska has produced more Outland Trophy winners in the 71-year history of the award than any other school, and Husker left tackle Nick Gates is on the 2017 preseason watch list. The Outland Trophy is awarded annually to the nation's best interio... Read More

Husker Camp Countdown: No. 41 DaiShon Neal

From now until the start of fall camp, The World-Herald will be counting down the top 50 players you need to know heading into the 2016 Husker football season. DaiShon Neal | 6-7 | 270 | Redshirt freshman | DE When Neal walks off the bus... Read More

NU's Shawn Eichorst says Football Competition Committee doing a 'deep dive' on 14-week seasons, redshirt rules and more

LINCOLN — Shawn Eichorst calls the mission a “deep dive.” And it requires the kind of thoroughness that makes his summer anything but lazy. Changes could be coming to college football, and Nebraska’s athletic director is part of a group of... Read More

Papio freshman Jordyn Bahl pledges to Huskers; Pitcher/infielder won’t arrive in Lincoln until the 2021-22 season

Though Jordyn Bahl doesn’t start high school until next month, the Papillion-La Vista freshman-to-be already knows where she’s going to college. After spending Monday and Tuesday at Nebraska’s camp with her Monarch teammates, Bahl returned t... Read More

Husker Camp Countdown: No. 42 Caleb Lightbourn

Caleb Lightbourn | 6-3  |  230  |  Sophomore  |  P Lightbourn moved past his infamous punt last November against Minnesota that traveled -2 yards with a strong spring and is tracking to again start as a sophomore. Thrust into duty last seas... Read More

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. pleads not guilty to pot charges

LINCOLN (AP) — Former Nebraska freshman receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. has pleaded not guilty to possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Court records say the written pleas to the infractions were filed Tuesday in Lancaster County ... Read More