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Practice report, Aug. 29: Riley sees potential consistency, versatility in Husker run game

Nebraska coach Mike Riley has made an assortment of comments about the Husker rushing attack through fall camp, but Saturday spoke positively of its potential when asked for any read on his team a week before it opens the 2015 season.

Even with the loss of Ameer Abdullah, Riley said: “I think we got a chance to have a consistent running game that can attack in different ways.”

“I feel good about that,” he said. “And I think we got the ability to be a little versatile in the running game, using receivers and quarterbacks and runners.”

Riley also said one thing the Husker...

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Video: Mike Riley thinks Huskers can be 'versatile' team; Armstrong is 'outstanding'

Nebraska football coach Mike Riley discussed his observations of the Huskers heading into the first game week of the fall season, a Sept. 5 home matchup with BYU.

Riley also said that quarterback Tommy Armstrong is 'very invested' in the team's success and has showcased his competitive nature in the team's practices and scrimmages.

Check out the interviews with Riley following Saturday's practice in Lincoln below:

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Video: CBS Minnesota features Husker commit JD Spielman

Nebraska football commit JD Spielman, the son of Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman, was featured on the WCCO news broadcast on Wednesday.

A three-star recruit, Spielman became the first receiver in Nebraska's 2016 class.

The 5-foot-9, 175-pounder out of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, also had offers from Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Iowa State.

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TBL: Dirk Chatelain discusses Alex Gordon, the AP top 25 poll and more

World-Herald staff writer Dirk Chatelain joined hosts Mike'l Severe and Joe Ganz on "The Bottom Line" Wednesday.

Topics discussed include Alex Gordon, Steve Sarkisian, the AP top 25 poll, the Washington Redskins and more.

Listen to TBL live from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, plus like the show on Facebook and follow it on Twitter.

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TBL: Actor John Beasley discusses his career, time playing football and more

Actor John Beasley, an Omaha native, joined hosts Mike'l Severe and Joe Ganz on "The Bottom Line" Wednesday.

Topics discussed include his path to being an actor, projects he has worked on in the past and now, his time playing football, working with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and much more.

Listen to TBL live from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, plus like the show on Facebook and follow it on Twitter.

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TBL: Big Ten football talk and more with Lee Barfknecht

World-Herald staff writer Lee Barfknecht joined hosts Mike'l Severe and Joe Ganz on "The Bottom Line" Wednesday.

Topics discussed include the FWAA 75th Anniversary All-America Team, his Minnesota pick to win the West, Ohio State, recent Rutgers football news, Nebraska Basketball's trip to Spain and more.

Listen to TBL live from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, plus like the show on Facebook and follow it on Twitter.

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Video: Mike Riley, Jack Gangwish speak after Husker practice

Husker football coach Mike Riley and defensive end Jack Gangwish spoke to the media after Tuesday's practice.

Among other topics, Riley talked about injuries and true freshmen who will see the field this fall.

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Practice Report, Aug. 25: Riley talks injuries, true freshmen who will play

Coach Mike Riley let out a brief grunt when asked about tight end depth, which has grown thin after junior Trey Foster sprained his ankle in Monday's practice. Foster wore a boot on Tuesday and is listed as week-to-week.

"With Trey not in there, we were maybe just on the edge of 'Do we have enough depth or not?'" Riley told reporters after practice. "This is a little bit scary. Anything we might want to expand to with two tight ends in the game is hard to do."

In Foster's absence, juniors Cethan Carter and Sam Cotton, plus senior David Sutton, are the primary tight ends. Fres...

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TBL: Iowa Western football preview with coach Scott Strohmeier

Iowa Western football coach Scott Strohmeier joined "The Bottom Line" on Tuesday to talk about the upcoming season, the program's rise in dominance and more.

Listen to TBL live from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, plus like the show on Facebook and follow it on Twitter.

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TBL: Sam McKewon dissects the Huskers' personnel

World-Herald staff writer Sam McKewon joined “The Bottom Line” on Tuesday to break down the Huskers’ personnel on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. 

Listen to TBL live from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, plus like the show on Facebook and follow it on Twitter.

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Video: Tommy Armstrong, Danny Langsdorf, Jamal Turner, Jerald Foster speak after Husker practice

Husker quarterback Tommy Armstrong, offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf, wide receiver Jamal Turner and offensive lineman Jerald Foster spoke to the media after Monday's practice.

Among other topics, Langsdorf talked about seeing improvement from the Huskers running the ball.

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