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Old injury resurfaces to sideline Nebraska's Randy Gregory

Junior end Randy Gregory, All-Big Ten last year and a preseason All-American this year, is doubtful for the Huskers’ game against McNeese State, coach Bo Pelini said, after Gregory on Sunday morning had minor cleanup work done on his left knee.

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Shatel: Scheduling
 league games 
sooner is for 
the better

No offense to McNeese State, but I’d rather see Wisconsin in Lincoln this week. Starting the league season after four weeks is so 1978. I used to live there. But now I dig the early league games.

Video: Bo Pelini, Ameer Abdullah, Tommy Armstrong at Huskers' Monday press conference

NU coach Bo Pelini and several players addressed the media Monday as the team prepares for McNeese State.

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Husker notes: Punt returns nothing new for De’Mornay Pierson-El

De’Mornay Pierson-El said Monday he has been returning kicks since youth football and was handling those duties as a high school freshman on his varsity team. So the freshman was ready when Nebraska gave him a shot on punt returns Saturday.

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McKewon: Just a week, but Husker O-line’s show merits rave review

All that talk about the offensive line being as good as the far more experienced 2013 unit — and perhaps better — amounted to something in Nebraska’s 55-7 bulldozing of Florida Atlantic. The proof was in the pulling guards and Pipeline-like power football. It’s just a week — but one heck of a building block.

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