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Experts tab Ameer Abdullah as a leading Heisman candidate

Several experts are picking Nebraska I-back Ameer Abdullah among the leading candidates to win the Heisman.

After Miami tailgate incident, Indian Center to ban alcohol during NU-Illinois game

The Indian Center will enforce “zero tolerance of drugs and alcohol” on its premises Saturday, with security present to enforce the new rule, the center said in a press release Tuesday.

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Tailgating policy under review after disorderly NU football fans create ruckus before Miami game

Officers arrested 16 people for failure to disperse, two for being minors in possession of alcohol and one man for assaulting an officer. Three buses, mostly carrying NU alumni, sustained considerable damage.

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Barfknecht: Elite running back helps Hoosiers put season back on track

Surely we all know who the national rushing leader is after the first month of the college football season. It has to be Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, a Heisman Trophy candidate who ran for 253 yards last week against Bowling Green. Wrong.

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McKewon: Roach lends a hand; Husker linebackers still look to get a handle on things

Along with David Santos’ leaping interception in the first half, Roach’s strip was a highlight for a linebacker corps that didn’t have many against Miami. Not that they had an easy job, switching on the fly, covering backs and tight ends who will be playing in the NFL one day.

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