The Gator Bowl appears to be a tough sell to Nebraska fans. A season that fell short of expectations will end New Year’s Day in Jacksonville, Fla., with a game against No. 23 Georgia, the same team that beat the Cornhuskers a year ago in the Capital One Bowl. The matchup has elicited little more […]
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Des Moines Register reporters Andrew Logue and Rick Brown recap the Hawkeye football team’s regular season and give their bowl predictions:
LINCOLN, Neb. – A black and gold pendulum is starting to swing. The Iowa football team completed an impressive reversal Friday, beating Nebraska 38-17 to punctuate an 8-4 regular season. It was sweet redemption for players and coaches who endured a 4-8 debacle in 2012. It was also a moment that will alter people’s view […]
In defense of Bo Pelini, he works in fantasy land.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Just when you get to know a guy… Taylor Martinez is not expected to play Friday when the Nebraska football team hosts Iowa. That means the Hawkeyes are preparing to face two less familiar Cornhusker quarterbacks. Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Ron Kellogg III have been splitting snaps since Martinez suffered a […]
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From USA TODAY Sports and Associated Press reports Hours after Bo Pelini fired back at criticism from one of the Nebraska program’s all-time greats, the sports website Deadspin posted 2-year-old audio of the Cornhuskers’ coach using profane language as he talked about fans and two newspaper writers. Pelini’s problematic Monday comes on the heels of […]
IOWA CITY – Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany likes having a football game scheduled for the Friday after Thanksgiving. And by most accounts, Iowa and Nebraska like playing each other on that date. But that doesn’t mean it’s set in stone. “We like to use that Friday, if we can find a good game to […]
Last season, no Big Ten offense ranked among the top 25 nationally in yards per game. And none cracked the top 20 when it came to scoring. But that figures to change with talented playmakers returning than the league has seen in awhile. We picked one player from each team that could provide the most […]