Former Michigan State punter Michael Sadler and Colby J. Delahoussaye, a senior placekicker for Lousiana State University, also died in the crash.
Enough already. Folks, it’s not happening. Nobody in charge at NU wants to return to the Big 12. Very few Husker fans I know or hear from want it to happen. The vessel is pointed north and east after the Big Ten offered the ultimate package in 2010.
Terrell Newby outlined his mindset for his senior season at NU and improving the Huskers’ running game, a key to the team bettering its 6-7 record from last year. “It’s time to get to a graduate level of knowing this offense,” he said. “I’m basically approaching it like a coach would.”
We’ve all seen in recruiting how heights and weights of some prospects get misreported. Tim Wilson, the Nebraska men’s basketball strength coach, noticed it with incoming freshman Jordy Tshimanga — the big-man recruit who fans and coach Tim Miles really need to be “a big man.”
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April 16: Red-White spring game
Sept. 3: Fresno State, 7 p.m. (BTN)
Sept. 10: Wyoming, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Sept. 17: Oregon, 2:30 p.m. (ABC)
Sept. 24: at Northwestern, 6:30 p.m. (BTN)
Oct. 1: Illinois, 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 15: at Indiana, 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 22: Purdue, TBA
Oct. 29: at Wisconsin, 6 p.m. (ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)
Nov. 5: at Ohio State, 7 p.m. (ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)
Nov. 12: Minnesota, 6:30 p.m. (BTN)
Nov. 19: Maryland, TBA
Nov. 25: at Iowa, TBA
Big Ten championship game
Dec. 3 in Indianapolis
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