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Jack Gangwish goes from walk-on to potential Husker starter

The thrill of meeting with Tom Osborne was giving way to harsh reality, and Jack Gangwish was coming to realize that the Husker football legend wasn’t going to mince any words with him. And what Gangwish recalls was Osborne telling him that he wasn’t very big, he wasn’t very fast and he wasn’t particularly strong.

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Husker notes: Nebraska rises in polls following lopsided win

Nebraska moved up in both polls Tuesday after its win over Florida Atlantic, jumping to No. 19 in the Associated Press Top 25 and No. 18 in the coaches poll.

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Barfknecht: Why not some straight talk from Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen?

The injury misinformation fire drill at Wisconsin took another bizarre twist Tuesday night, making you wonder if coach Gary Andersen should be listed as questionable for this week with a brain sprain.

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Big Ten notes: Urban Meyer, Buckeyes like Saturday night lights

Ohio State plays two home night games this season, including this Saturday against Virginia Tech. OSU coach Urban Meyer said Tuesday he wished there were more because of recruiting, calling this weekend “probably the biggest of the year.”

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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.

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