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Nebraskan publishes book on George Flippin, NU's first black football player

“The story was, ‘Did you know that Stromsburg had a black doctor who played football for the University of Nebraska, had the first car in Stromsburg and is the only African-American to be buried in the Stromsburg cemetery?’” author Kathy Nelson explained. “That absolutely intrigued me.”

ATHLETICS

Nebraska hires David Witty as associate athletic director

David Witty was hired as Nebraska’s senior associate athletic director for marketing and communications, the school athletic department announced Thursday. 

FOOTBALL

Shatel: Handing out Blackshirts? Bo Pelini made them earn it

It took about 51 days, or seven games, for the fabled Nebraska Blackshirts to make their first appearance in the players’ lockers. Apparently that wasn’t a problem.

FOOTBALL

Rutgers preview: QB Gary Nova, Knights hit wall in league play

Rutgers coach Kyle Flood inherited a ton of talent from mentor Greg Schiano when the latter headed to the NFL. Flood’s teams were fair-to-middling in the Big East in the...

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Shatel: Handing out Blackshirts? Bo Pelini made them earn it

It took about 51 days, or seven games, for the fabled Nebraska Blackshirts to make their first appearance in the players’ lockers. Apparently th...

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