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Resilient Trevor Roach returns from serious injury for Huskers

Trevor Roach could tell by Mark Mayer’s tone that it wasn’t good. What Roach thought was just a sprain immediately became a bigger concern when Mayer pressed a particular point on the foot and got a nod from the Husker linebacker.

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Barfknecht: Shilique Calhoun’s a Spartan sequel to NU superstar-motormouth Broderick Thomas

If his jersey were red instead of green, I’d think Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun is the second coming of former Nebraska star Broderick Thomas. They share a position (defensive end), a number (89), All-America honors, a penchant for self-appointed nicknames and the combination of skill and nastiness to force opposing teams to game plan for them.

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Ohio State QB Braxton Miller suffers shoulder injury, will miss 2014 season

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller reinjured the shoulder on his throwing arm in practice Monday and will miss the 2014 season, the university confirmed Tuesday.

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Husker notes: A different mindset helps QB Ryker Fyfe climb

Sophomore quarterback Ryker Fyfe said one key to his improvement in the offseason was the way he approached practice. The walk-on from Grand Island made a push this spring, he said, because he quit worrying about the next mistake.

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Barfknecht: Shilique Calhoun’s a Spartan sequel to NU superstar-motormouth Broderick Thomas

If his jersey were red instead of green, I’d think Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun is the second coming of former Nebraska star Broderick Thomas. They share a position (defensive end), a number (89), All-America honors, a penchant for self-appointed nicknames and the combination of skill and nastiness to force opposing teams to game plan for them.

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