100 Quick Hits tagged with Huskers

Former Husker linebacker Trevor Roach calls it a career, announcing NFL retirement

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Trevor Roach, a former Husker who also starred at Elkhorn High School, announced his NFL retirement Friday after two seasons.

Rivals names Keith Williams one of nation's top 25 recruiters

Rivals included Nebraska wide receivers coach Keith Williams among its list of the nation's top 25 college football recruiters.

Watch: Damion Daniels makes the call for Nebraska

Damion Daniels, a three-star defensive tackle from Dallas, made his much-anticipated announcement on national signing day.

Video: Husker football commits answer 'Why Nebraska?'

Early enrollees Tristan Gebbia, Broc Bando, Andrew Bunch, Avery Roberts, Jaevon McQuitty and Keyshawn Johnson Jr. answered why they chose Nebraska in a video posted by the Husker football's Twitter account.

NU quarterback commit Tristan Gebbia named Parade All-America honorable mention

Husker commit Tristan Gebbia, an early enrollee at Nebraska, earned All-America honors from Parade for his record-breaking senior season.

Vincent Valentine 'throws the bones' after making big play for Patriots

Down 17-6, Pittsburgh was threatening to score in the red zone, but a big stop by former Husker Vincent Valentine hindered the Steelers' plans.

Husker fans won an unfortunate title among recruits — most annoying

247 Sports surveyed many of the top prospects at the U.S. Army All-America Bowl on Jan. 7 on which fan base was the most annoying. Nebraska fans didn't fare well.

Former Husker Richie Incognito named to third NFL Pro Bowl

Richie Incognito will play in the Pro Bowl for the second straight year and third time in his NFL career.

Tim Miles buys 100 tickets to ensure Nebraska students get in free

Tim Miles is picking up the tab for 100 UNL students to get into Sunday's Husker hoops game against Northwestern.

Former Husker linebacker Zaire Anderson carted off field after suffering neck injury

Denver linebacker Zaire Anderson was carted off the field Sunday following a scary collision with a teammate.

Rex Burkhead has career day for Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead set several career marks Sunday.

Kickoff return fumble leads to Ryker Fyfe touchdown run

A costly Tennessee turnover led to a Ryker Fyfe touchdown.

Brandon Reilly's second TD grab keeps Huskers alive

Brandon Reilly is putting the Nebraska offense on his back.

Brandon Reilly's spectacular touchdown grab brings Huskers within a score

Nebraska's offense didn't have much success in the first half. At least until Brandon Reilly got involved.

Huskers lose Terrell Newby, Antonio Reed in first half

Nebraska safety Antonio Reed was carted to the locker room late in the second quarter. I-back Terrell Newby was also ruled out after suffering an injury.

Tommy Armstrong not dressed for Music City Bowl

Despite holding out hope he might be available, Tommy Armstrong won't play Friday in the Music City Bowl.

Tennessee presents Sam Foltz jersey to Husker specialists

As other teams have done this season, Tennessee had a special tribute for late Husker punter Sam Foltz.

Former Husker and Elkhorn grad Trevor Roach added to Bengals roster

Elkhorn grad Trevor Roach was signed to the Bengals' active roster after spending most of the season on their practice squad.

Former Husker Randy Gregory makes season debut on Monday Night Football

Former Husker defensive end Randy Gregory is active for the first time this season as Dallas hosts Detroit on Monday Night Football.

Former Husker linebacker Zaire Anderson says Nebraska is 'the best college in America'

Former Blackshirt Zaire Anderson is now a key member of the Denver Broncos' special teams unit. He's played in every game for the Broncos this season and has 14 tackles and a forced fumble.

Terence 'Bud' Crawford will bring Big Red with into the ring

Terence 'Bud' Crawford will have Husker Power with him Saturday when he defends his WBC/WBO titles against John Molina Jr.

Former Husker Rex Burkhead wore Team Jack cleats Sunday

Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead wore cleats honoring Team Jack on Sunday.

Lavonte David takes deflected pass back for six

Former Husker and current Tampa Bay Buccaneer linebacker Lavonte David caught a deflected pass and took it back for a touchdown Sunday against the San Diego Chargers.

Video: Nebraska's Kadie Rolfzen uses her head for set-clinching play

The Nebraska volleyball team produced one of the more bizarre plays you'll see Saturday night against TCU in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Rex Burkhead takes most snaps of Bengals backs

Former Husker Rex Burkhead is making a name for himself in Cincinnati. On Sunday, he took more snaps than usual starter Jeremy Hill.

Quincy Enunwa's spectacular TD catch earns unfortunate nickname

Quincy Enunwa made a spectacular touchdown catch as the New York Jets took a 17-13 lead over the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter Sunday.

Stanley Morgan reels in Huskers' first touchdown

Nebraska had to wait until the second half to get its first touchdown of the game, but Stanley Morgan delivered.

Brandon Reilly's diving catch a rare highlight in Huskers' ugly first half against Iowa

Nebraska didn't have much to celebrate in the first half against Iowa, taking a 20-3 deficit into the locker room.

Iowa gives Sam Foltz his own locker, Hawkeye jersey

The Hawkeyes made sure Sam Foltz was with his Husker teammates in the visiting locker room.

Terrell Newby scores his third touchdown of the game

Terrell Newby is having a productive day in his final home game at Memorial Stadium.

Ryker Fyfe touchdown pass gives Huskers 21-point lead near halftime

Ryker Fyfe's second touchdown pass of the season gave Nebraska a 21-0 lead seconds before halftime.

After Ryker Fyfe's fourth-down conversion, Terrell Newby gets second touchdown

Terrell Newby got his second touchdown in as many possessions.

Terrell Newby puts Nebraska ahead on first offensive drive

Nebraska didn't waste much time taking a 7-0 lead on Maryland Saturday.

Maryland presents its own customized Sam Foltz jersey

On an emotional senior day for the Huskers, Maryland provided its own tribute to late Nebraska punter Sam Foltz.

Kieron Williams seals Husker win with red zone interception

Mitch Leidner had Minnesota driving toward a potential game-tying touchdown until Kieron Williams got in the way.

Tommy Armstrong runs into the end zone, gets carried off the field

Tommy Armstrong put Nebraska into the lead with a fourth-quarter touchdown run, but it came with pain.

Terrell Newby sheds tacklers to turn screen pass into 31-yard touchdown

Terrell Newby refused to go down on his way to a 31-yard touchdown.

Tre Bryant speeds down the sideline to put Huskers ahead

Freshman I-back Tre Bryant showed some tremendous burst spring pasting the Minnesota defense for a touchdown.

Minnesota follows lead of other Husker opponents with special Sam Foltz jersey

Minnesota added to the list of tributes to Sam Foltz this season with a special pregame presentation.

Nebraska's first drive ends in Ohio State pick six

Nebraska's first possession against Ohio State ended in disaster.

Michael Rose-Ivey kneels during national anthem

Nebraska players were on the field for the national anthem Saturday — the first time since the Northwestern game — and Michael Rose-Ivey knelt during its playing.

Nate Gerry intercepts Alex Hornibrook to give Huskers momentum

The Husker defense stepped up big in the fourth quarter.

Tommy Armstrong brings Huskers within a field goal after touchdown run

Tommy Armstrong ran in from two yards out to bring the Huskers within a field goal of tying Wisconsin early in the fourth quarter.

Mike Riley halts interview to protect ESPN's Holly Rowe from incoming football

Mike Riley was a defensive back at Alabama, so he knows a thing or two about knocking balls away.

Devine Ozigbo touchdown brings Huskers even with Wisconsin

Devine Ozigbo scored on a one-yard touchdown run to even the game at 7-7 early in the second quarter.

Fox Sports analyst Colin Cowherd has respect for Nebraska, but says the Huskers are this season's Iowa

Despite a 7-0 start, Fox Sports analyst Colin Cowherd doesn't believe the Huskers are a real contender.

Former Husker great and Cavs coach Tyronn Lue receives NBA championship ring

Tyronn Lue helped the Cleveland Cavaliers overcome a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals to dethrone the Golden State Warriors in June. On Tuesday, Lue and the Cavs received their championship rings.

ESPN gives Huskers 2.1-percent chance of running the table

ESPN projections give Nebraska a 2.1-percent chance of going undefeated.

Alonzo Moore's 24-yard touchdown run adds cushion to Husker lead

Nebraska added more cushion to its lead early in the fourth quarter.

Huskers back in the lead after 40-yard De'Mornay Pierson-El touchdown

The Huskers needed a spark on offense, and they found it with De'Mornay Pierson-El.

Purdue's first play a disaster, Nebraska scores on the next

Nebraska could not have asked for a better start Saturday. For Purdue, it could not have gone much worse.

Purdue gives Huskers special Boilermaker jersey as tribute to Sam Foltz

Purdue made a special presentation to the Huskers before Saturday's kickoff.

Purdue to be without its best player against Nebraska

Purdue defensive tackle Jake Replogle, considered the Boilermakers' best NFL prospect, didn't travel to Lincoln.

Husker hoops' Isaiah Roby a 'top projected freshman'

At least some analysts are expecting Nebraska basketball to get a nice little offensive bump from freshman Isaiah Roby this season.

Video: College GameDay asks 'is Nebraska for real?'

On Saturday morning's episode of College GameDay, the ESPN crew had a bit of a wink-and-giggle moment when discussing the Husker football team.

Tommy Armstrong finds Stanley Morgan for energizing touchdown

The Husker offense had been having a rough time since the first quarter, but Stanley Morgan helped turn that around.

Chris Jones takes an interception to the house for a 17-point lead

It's been all Nebraska through most of the first quarter.

Terrell Newby's fourth TD of season puts NU ahead 10-0

Terrell Newby reached the end zone for the fourth time this season, giving Nebraska a 10-0 lead over the Hoosiers.

Brandon Reilly makes circus catch on his back

Nebraska wide receiver Brandon Reilly made the catch of the season.

Terrell Newby's long run seals the Husker win

Terrell Newby raced 63 yards to the end zone and sealed the Nebraska win.

Trey Foster touchdown catch adds cushion to Nebraska lead

Trey Foster was the unlikely recipient of a 6-yard touchdown throw from Tommy Armstrong.

Terrell Newby caps long drive to put Huskers back on top

Nebraska milked a ton of clock as it jumped back in front of Illinois in the fourth quarter.

Cethan Carter makes an early exit due to injury

Husker tight end Cethan Carter made one catch before his game against Illinois ended.

Tommy Armstrong interception kills late first-half drive

The Huskers had a chance to add points before halftime, but a Tommy Armstrong interception proved costly.

Tommy Armstrong sneaks into end zone to put NU on the board

Nebraska reached the end zone on its first drive of the game Saturday.

Illinois specialists present Huskers with customized Sam Foltz Illini jersey

Illinois players showed their respect for Sam Foltz before kickoff Saturday.

Video: ESPN's Stephen A. Smith — 'Hal Daub is the problem here, and he needs to be dealt with'

ESPN's "First Take" debate show Thursday was among the latest outlets to weigh in on the decision by three Husker football players to kneel during the national anthem before last Saturday's game at Northwestern.

Photo: Niles Paul represents Huskers, 402 with special cleats

Former Husker receiver and Omaha North grad Niles Paul took the field for the NFL's Washington Redskins on Sunday wearing some cleats to represent his roots. The special shoes included the Nebraska "N" as well as 402, the area code for Omaha, Lincoln and most of eastern Nebraska.

Jordan Westerkamp scores in his hometown

Chicago native Jordan Westerkamp reached the end zone in his homecoming Saturday.

Cethan Carter touchdown grab puts Huskers up 10

Nebraska made it a two-score lead after Tommy Armstrong connected with Cethan Carter for a 4-yard touchdown pass.

Huskers fumble at the goal line for second time

The fumble bug hit Nebraska at the goal line for the second time against Nebraska.

Terrell Newby finds redemption in the end zone

Terrell Newby made up for his fumble earlier in the game.

Terrell Newby fumbles just short of goal line for touchback

Some bad luck struck the Huskers on their opening drive of the game.

Northwestern pays tribute to Sam Foltz with "SF27" helmet sticker

Northwestern is doing its part to honor Sam Foltz.

The turf at Ryan Field has seen better days

Northwestern's football stadium has long been known for having the longest grass in the Big Ten. The Huskers even let the grass grow a little more on their own practice fields in preparation.

Video: Emotional scene as Milt Tenopir joins Husker football practice

Longtime offensive line coach Milt Tenopir, who is battling leukemia, joined the Huskers for practice on Thursday.

Tommy Armstrong's 34-yard scamper puts Nebraska ahead late in fourth quarter

Tommy Armstrong had some late heroics against Oregon.

Devine Ozigbo extends Husker lead with 7-yard TD run

After taking the lead in the third quarter, Nebraska turned to the run game to extend that gap.

Husker walk-on Bryan Reimers makes highlight grab to give Nebraska the lead

Walk-on receiver Bryan Reimers maybe made the catch of the year for Nebraska.

Interference doesn't prevent long De'Mornay Pierson-El punt return, sets up Jordan Wetserkamp's second TD

Kick catch interference didn't stop De'Mornay Pierson-El from returning a punt 45 yards.

Puzzling backward pass in red zone leads to turnover and quick Oregon touchdown

The Huskers were in the Oregon red zone with a chance to tie the game late in the first half.

Another one: Huskers channel DJ Khaled to celebrate another sellout streak milestone

Nebraska recorded its 350th straight sellout at Memorial Stadium on Saturday against Oregon.

Tommy Armstrong avoids Oregon blitz for 22-yard tuochdown pass

Tommy Armstrong got Nebraska on the board with a 22-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Westerkamp.

Royce Freeman suffers injury early in first half

Oregon running back Royce Freeman was the star entering Saturday's game against Nebraska, but he's apparently suffered an early exit.

Another interception! Chris Jones' INT leads to another Nebraska touchdown

Chris Jones pulled in the Huskers' fourth interception of the game. On the next snap, Ryker Fyfe hit Gabe Rahn for a 35-yard touchdown.

Tommy Armstrong connects with Jordan Westerkamp for a record-breaking touchdown

Armstrong now owns the Huskers' career-record for passing touchdowns after a short toss to Jordan Westerkamp.

Nate Gerry grabs Huskers' third interception; gets called for unsportsmanlike conduct

Gerry grabbed Nebraska's third interception of the game and following the play, handed the ball to Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen drawing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.

Devine Ozigbo's touchdown extends Nebraska's lead to 21

After Ross Dzuris recovered a backwards pass and returned it to the one-yard line, Ozigbo dove into the end zone to give the Huskers a 38-17 lead.

Tommy Armstrong ties Taylor Martinez with touchdown pass to Jordan Westerkamp

Armstrong's pass to Westerkamp for a 34-yard score extended the Huskers lead to 14 and helped Armstrong tie Taylor Martinez for career touchdown passes.

Kieron Williams adds to the Huskers lead with a pick six

The Blackshirts decided that one interception wasn't enough as Kieron Williams nabbed his second INT of the season.

Aaron Williams grabs his first career interception

Here's a good hands play: Williams ended a Wyoming drive with his first career interception on fourth down.

Alonzo Moore adds another Husker touchdown

Alonzo Moore continued his hot start to the season with a 63-yard catch and run.

Tommy Armstrong's first INT of the season kills scoring threat

Tommy Armstrong's first turnover of the season couldn't have come at a more inopportune time.

Tommy Armstrong's touchdown run gives NU the lead

Armstrong scored on an 8-yard touchdown run to give the Huskers an early 7-0 lead.

Video: Former Husker Andy Janovich scores touchdown on first NFL carry

Andy Janovich, a Gretna product and former Nebraska fullback, made the most of his first career NFL carry Thursday night.

Left tackle Nick Gates had nation's best run blocking grade against Fresno State

Nick Gates' first career start at left tackle couldn't have gone much better.

Tre Bryant gets his first career touchdown

Freshman I-back Tre Bryant got his first career touchdown in his Husker debut.