Huskers’ Martinez eyes encore to fantastic freshman campaign

Football 04/13/19, 02:03

Adrian Martinez pulled off an incredible feat in his first season at Nebraska, something few who came before him had done at a place where football is a year-round passion.Martinez didn't just live up to the hype that followed him from Fresno, California, to Lincoln as coach Scott Frost's first ...

Huskers’ 4-8 season under Scott Frost offers hope for 2019

Football 11/26/18, 02:37

The growing pains Nebraska went through in its first year under Scott Frost were apparent. There was the program-worst 0-6 start, the seven games in which the defense allowed more than 450 yards and the eight in which it gave up at least 31 points, and there were special-teams breakdowns ...

Ex-Hawkeye Erik Chinander’s heart belongs to Cornhuskers now

Football 11/21/18, 11:49

Erik Chinander was a Hawkeye through and through as a kid and then as a walk-on offensive lineman who earned two bachelor's degrees from Iowa.He is the Nebraska defensive coordinator now, and as much as his eastern Iowa roots mean to him, he says he has no conflicted feelings heading ...

Short-handed Terps are Buckeyes’ last obstacle before ‘Game’

Football 11/15/18, 10:45

Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week:BEST GAMENo. 8 Ohio State at Maryland.This season has been plain weird for the Buckeyes (9-1, 6-1, No. 10 CFP) with all the off-field distraction and uneven on-field performances. Yet they're still in line to play for the Big Ten championship ...

Martinez leads Cornhuskers past turnover-prone Illini 54-35

Football 11/10/18, 16:42

Adrian Martinez threw for 290 yards and accounted for four touchdowns and Devine Ozigbo ran for 162 yards and three scores to lead Nebraska past mistake-prone Illinois 54-35 on Saturday.Illinois (4-6, 2-5 Big Ten) committed turnovers on four of five full possessions spanning the halves, and Nebraska (3-7, 2-5) converted ...

No. 8 Ohio State rallies to beat Nebraska 36-31

Football 11/03/18, 16:13

J.K. Dobbins ran for three touchdowns and Dwayne Haskins Jr. passed for two more as No. 8 Ohio State rallied in the second half and held off Nebraska 36-31 Saturday.After Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to JD Spielman to pull within five with 3 minutes left, ...

Huskers prep for Ohio St. in 45-9 win over Bethune-Cookman

Football 10/27/18, 15:24

Adrian Martinez passed for 213 yards and two touchdowns and Devine Ozigbo ran for 110 and another score — all in the first half — and Nebraska prepped for next week's trip to Ohio State with a 45-9 win over Bethune-Cookman on Saturday.The Cornhuskers (2-6) scheduled the Wildcats (4-5) of ...

Martinez earns Big Ten weekly honor after standout performance in Huskers’ win

Football 10/22/18, 22:31

Adrian Martinez has his first collegiate accolade.Here’s betting it won’t be his last.Nebraska’s freshman quarterback was named the co-Freshman of the Week in the Big Ten for his performance in the Huskers’ 53-28 win Saturday over Minnesota at Memorial Stadium.Martinez, a Fresno, California, native, finished Nebraska’s first win of the ...

Huskers beat Minnesota 53-28 for 1st win under Scott Frost

Football 10/20/18, 19:52

Nebraska built a four-touchdown lead in the first half and survived some nervous moments in the second before pulling away to beat Minnesota 53-28 on Saturday, giving Scott Frost his long-awaited first win as Cornhuskers coach and ending a program-record 10-game losing streak.A week after squandering a late 10-point lead ...

Lowly Huskers believe they have winner in QB Martinez

Football 10/10/18, 02:46

Four starts into his career, Nebraska's Adrian Martinez already is showing signs of blossoming into the next standout quarterback coached by Scott Frost.Frost has mentored some of the nation's best: 2014 Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota and 2015 pass efficiency leader Vernon Adams as Oregon's offensive coordinator, and McKenzie Milton ...

Upbeat Huskers confident they’re on cusp of first victory

Football 10/08/18, 16:01

There's no tangible evidence to back them up, but first-year coach Scott Frost and his players sense a breakthrough is coming for a winless Nebraska team approaching the midway point of the season.Mind you, this comes from a team with one of the worst defenses in the nation, the team ...

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