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Shatel: It’s more than a win; 
for Husker fans, it’s cathartic

For more than 30 years, Nebraskans have wanted Miami in their yard, with their weather, on their turf, surrounded on all four sides by “Go Big Red” with the walls closing in. When the moment happened, and they pried open the old box of Miami emotions, well, oh my.

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Turning up the heat: Abdullah, Huskers keep pressure on in win over Miami

On a Saturday night when Nebraska honored its 1994 national championship team, the current Huskers did a little number of their own on Miami with a 41-31 victory before a record Memorial Stadium crowd.

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Emotions run high, but total Husker-Hurricane meltdown is averted

Most of Nebraska’s defenders weren’t exactly sure what caused the second-half skirmishes that seemed to tightened the Huskers’ grip on the game’s momentum Saturday night.

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Chatelain: Huskers ground out an old-fashioned victory

So much about Nebraska (and college football) has changed in 20 years. But the essence of Saturday’s win felt so familiar. Like a tribute to that night at the Orange Bowl 20 years ago, when Nebraska ran Miami into the ground. This time the Huskers didn’t wait till the fourth quarter.

Video: Nebraska-Miami highlight reel
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 8:15 am
Nebraska-Miami postgame: Huskers head for Big Ten slate
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 1:02 am
They said it: Husker coach Bo Pelini after the game
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 12:34 am
Game Replay: Nebraska 41, Miami 31
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 1:16 am
They said it: Miami coach Al Golden after the game
Updated: September 20, 2014 - 11:51 pm
Nebraska ties, Sept. 21
Posted: September 20, 2014

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Shatel: It’s more than a win; 
for Husker fans, it’s cathartic

For more than 30 years, Nebraskans have wanted Miami in their yard, with their weather, on their turf, surrounded on all four sides by “Go Big Red” with the walls closing in. When the moment happened, and they pried open the old box of Miami emotions, well, oh my.

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