100 Quick Hits tagged with Huskers

Athlon Sports writers have differing expectations for Husker football

Five writers at Athlon Sports predicted the Nebraska football season game by game.

CBS Sports the latest outlet leaving Nebraska outside its highest-ranked teams for 2017

CBS Sports has Nebraska with some work to do before it approaches Top 25 status.

Former Husker Lavonte David excited to be featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

Lavonte David and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers teammates have been surrounded by cameras during training camp this preseason.

Former Husker Spencer Long proves linemen have good hands too

Former Husker Spencer Long wanted to prove to his teammate, wide receiver Terrelle Pryor, that offensive linemen are athletes too.

Ndamukong Suh says opponents don't talk trash 'because I like to impose my will on them' on radio show

Ndamukong Suh joined "The Joe Rose Show " to discuss several issues surrounding the Miami Dolphins.

Rex Burkhead trying to carve out a role in New England; Brandon Reilly makes fingertip grab

Rex Burkhead is trying to climb to the top of a crowded backfield in New England.

Jack Sock 'throws the bones' at Atlanta Open

Lincoln native Jack Sock showed his Husker fandom by "throwing the bones" in the Atlanta Open.

Mike Riley talks Tanner Lee, Bob Diaco, Husker fans and more on 'The Jim Rome Show'

With the offseason wrapping up, NU coach Mike Riley joined "The Jim Rome Show" to preview the 2017 season.

Huskers rank 37th in total offers made to 2018 recruits

Nebraska has made 188 offers so far for its 2018 recruiting class, according to numbers compiled by Rivals.

Jacksonville signs former Husker Stanley Jean-Baptiste

Former Husker Stanley Jean-Baptiste was signed Tuesday by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Video: Former Husker Rex Burkhead talks joining New England Patriots, reflects on time at NU

Rex Burkhead, the former Husker running back who spent the past four seasons with the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals, sat down with CBS Boston to discuss signing with the New England Patriots and what to expect with his new team.

Adidas tweets out video teasing to new-look Husker alternate uniforms

In a video spanning just six seconds, Adidas teased to a new-look Husker uniform Monday.

Texas coach Tom Herman says former Husker Ndamukong Suh deserved 2009 Heisman Trophy at Big 12 media days

At Big 12 media days this week, Texas coach Tom Herman gave an impassioned speech that the Heisman Trophy should go to the "most dominant player in college football." Herman's reasoning: Ndamukong Suh's 2009 season.

Nebraska women's basketball coach Amy Williams has first recruiting class ranked No. 20 by espnW

Both of Nebraska women's basketball's 2017 commits finished in ESPN's Top 100, helping land the Huskers at No. 20 in espnW's recruiting rankings.

Late Husker punter Sam Foltz included in ESPYs "In Memoriam" montage

Those watching the ESPYs on Wednesday got to see Sam Foltz smile.

Former Huskers Quincy Enunwa and Andy Janovich receive props from Pro Football Focus

Other than being Huskers, what do Quincy Enunwa and Andy Janovich have in common?

Video: Former Husker Tai Webster works out with the Charlotte Hornets before the NBA draft

Former Nebraska basketball standout Tai Webster has emerged as a second-round sleeper in the NBA draft on June 22.

NFL ranks Ndamukong Suh the best draft pick out of Nebraska by a wide margin

According to the NFL, Ndamukong Suh is the best draft pick out of Nebraska since 2000 — and it's not even close.

Former Husker Vincent Valentine shows off his flashy Super Bowl ring

Winning the Super Bowl certainly comes with benefits.

Video: Adam Carriker takes on critics who say Husker fans live in the past

Former Husker Adam Carriker doesn't take kindly to those who say Nebraska fans live in the past.

Three Huskers among Baseball America's top-500 draft prospects; Rogalla represents Creighton

Three Huskers were among Baseball America's top-500 draft prospects.

Video: NU freshman Mojo Hagge robs homer, hits first home run of the season

Omaha native Mojo Hagge helped Nebraska beat Purdue in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament with a stellar eighth inning.

Underwood's Alex Thomsen, an undefeated three-time state wrestling champ, commits to Nebraska

An undefeated, three-time state champion wrestler has committed to Nebraska.

Nebraska outfielder Mojo Hagge named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

The Big Ten released its final weekly awards for the 2017 regular season and freshman outfielder Mojo Hagge was one of the names included.

Nebraska graduate manager Malcolm Agnew hired as North Dakota running backs coach

Malcolm Agnew, a graduate manager for the Husker football team, has been hired as the new running backs coach at North Dakota.

Jaguars sign former Husker Kevin Maurice

Kevin Maurice earned himself a shot in the NFL.

Nebraska defensive back Joshua Kalu named to Lott Impact Trophy watch list

Husker defensive back Joshua Kalu was named to the Lott Impact Trophy watch list Friday.

Philadelphia Eagles sign former Husker Nathan Gerry to four-year contract

Former Husker Nathan Gerry agreed to a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday.

What are the chances? NU coach Mike Riley meets Chance the Rapper

Omaha got a mix of sports and pop culture on Wednesday night when Nebraska coach Mike Riley and wife Dee met Chance the Rapper.

Former Husker Dylan Utter announces retirement in emotional tweet

Former Nebraska offensive lineman Dylan Utter announced his retirement from football Monday on Twitter.

Vikings move former Husker quarterback Tommy Armstrong to safety

Tommy Armstrong knew he'd be forced to change positions in the NFL, but he probably didn't expect it to happen twice already.

Video: Jordan Westerkamp makes highlight grab at Buccaneers rookie camp

Nebraska fans saw Jordan Westerkamp make plenty of exceptional catches during his Husker career.

Former Husker Michael Rose-Ivey will try out for San Francisco 49ers

Nebraska linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey will participate in a tryout this weekend with the San Francisco 49ers, according to NBC Sports Bay Aera.

Former Husker Scott Frost signs contract extension with UCF

Former Nebraska quarterback Scott Frost took UCF to a bowl game in his first season and was rewarded accordingly.

Former Husker Sam Cotton earns tryout with the Los Angeles Chargers

Sam Cotton will join the growing list of former Huskers to sign as an undrafted free agent following the NFL draft.

Husker commit Brendan 'Bookie' Radley-Hiles draws comparison to 2017 NFL draft pick

Expectations for four-star recruit Brendan 'Bookie' Radley-Hiles were already sky high. Now, he's drawing comparisons to a 2017 NFL first-round draft pick.

Lions name former Husker Ameer Abdullah starter

Former Nebraska star Ameer Abdullah will have a starting gig for the Detroit Lions this year.

Video: Former Husker Adam Carriker tells his draft-day story

Former Husker Adam Carriker shared his full, never-before-told NFL draft story. The 2006 Big 12 defensive lineman of the year started 34 games at Nebraska and was a second-team All-American. Carriker, who went to the St. Louis Rams with the No. 13 overall pick in the 2007 draft, discussed the uncertainties that come with not knowing where you'll be picked and much more.

Video: Jordan Westerkamp relives his 2013 'Hail Mary' catch against Northwestern with the Big Ten Network

Former Husker Jordan Westerkamp had a highlight-filled career with Nebraska. His first eye-catching moment came against Northwestern in 2013.

Former Husker Tom Rathman to be inducted into the San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame

Tom Rathman has a pair of Super Bowl rings and is a member of the Nebraska football hall of fame. Now he's about to join the 49ers Hall of Fame as well.

Husker commit Cameron Jurgens shows off massive feat of strength

2018 Nebraska football commit Cameron Jurgens looks ready to add his mark to the Husker weight room.

Video: Tanner Lee tosses perfect throw for first touchdown in Memorial Stadium

How about this throw for a first touchdown in Memorial Stadium?

Military family reunion makes for an emotional Husker spring game coin toss

The tears were flowing during the coin toss before Nebraska's spring game Saturday.

NU coach Mike Riley nominates Brenda Tracy for ESPY's Courage Award

Rape survivor Brenda Tracy shared her powerful message with the Husker football team last summer. On Thursday, Nebraska coach Mike Riley nominated Tracy for the ESPY's Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Former Husker Zaire Anderson reaches agreement with Broncos

Linebacker Zaire Anderson signed his tender with the Denver Broncos on Monday.

Rex Burkhead among ESPN's best values in NFL free agency; Danny Woodhead one of the worst

The New England Patriots got a deal when they signed former Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead this offseason.

Nebraska basketball ranked among Big Ten's least attractive coaching jobs

If every coach left tomorrow, where would it be easiest to win?

After three seasons in Canada, former Husker Brett Maher signs with NFL team

Former Nebraska kicker and punter Brett Maher signed with the Cleveland Browns, the team announced Monday.

Will Compton reads to kids for Dr. Seuss week while repping Huskers

Former Husker and Washington Redskins linebacker Will Compton helped kick off Read Across America week in style.

Former Husker Jeremiah Sirles staying with the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have chosen to keep former Nebraska offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Former Husker Monte Kiffin leaving NFL to join sons at FAU

Former Husker player and coach Monte Kiffin is leaving the NFL to join his sons on the Florida Atlantic coaching staff.

Athlon Sports ranks Huskers second in the Big Ten West entering spring practice

With spring practice right around the corner, Athlon Sports ranked each team in the Big Ten and picked Nebraska second in the West division behind Wisconsin.

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.