Rookie Trysten Hill building on 1st impression with Cowboys

Football 05/10/19, 18:53

Trysten Hill spent part of his 21st birthday talking football with Dallas defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, about a month before the Cowboys made the former Central Florida defender their first pick of the draft in the second round.At the time, Hill was dealing with questions about his final season with ...

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 ...

Top 25 Podcast: Overachievers and underachievers for 2019

Sports 03/21/19, 16:38

Don't let the brackets fool you. College football is in full swing, too.The latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast digs into some spring football story lines and takes an early look on which teams might fall short of expectations next season. And which ones could overachieve.Adam Rittenberg of ESPN ...

Nebraska RB ‘limited’ in spring as legal issues play out

Football 03/05/19, 14:11

Nebraska coach Scott Frost says running back Maurice Washington will be a "limited participant" in spring football practice as his legal problems in California play out.Washington faces felony and misdemeanor charges in California related to his possession and distribution of a video of his former girlfriend being sexually assaulted by ...

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 ...

Scott Frost’s Huskers get their first crack at Iowa

Football 11/22/18, 02:13

Nebraska fired coach Bo Pelini in part because beating Iowa wasn't good enough. The Huskers canned his replacement, Mike Riley in part because they weren't good enough to beat the Hawkeyes.New coach Scott Frost will get his first crack at Iowa on Friday in a border rivalry that's blossomed into ...

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 ...

Flipping the script: Huskers seek 5-1 finish after 0-6 start

Football 11/19/18, 17:30

Scott Frost's first Nebraska team is in position to finish with one more win than the Mike Riley-led Cornhuskers had a year ago.That would be no small accomplishment. The Huskers (4-7, 3-5 Big Ten) were the last Power-Five conference team to win this season following a program-worst 0-6 start. To ...

3 FGs in 4th quarter carry Nebraska to 9-6 win over Spartans

Sports 11/17/18, 16:06

Barrett Pickering kicked three field goals in the fourth quarter, the last one a 47-yarder with 5:13 left, as Nebraska came from behind to beat Michigan State 9-6 on Saturday.It was the first time the Cornhuskers had won a game without scoring a touchdown since a 3-0 victory over Kansas ...

Spartans to be big challenge for Huskers’ prolific offense

Football 11/16/18, 02:40

Nebraska's offense has generated more than 450 yards in seven straight games, something not even the powerhouse Tom Osborne teams of the 1990s did.If the Cornhuskers put up the same numbers Saturday against Michigan State's stout defense, it will be another sign first-year coach Scott Frost's up-tempo spread option is ...

Ozigbo, Coughlin head list of Big Ten’s most improved

Football 11/01/18, 11:42

Nebraska's Devine Ozigbo had to convince two coaching staffs that he should be the featured running back. Not until this year did the senior firmly establish himself in the job.Under new coach Scott Frost, Ozigbo has become the team's most-improved player. After leading the woeful Cornhuskers in rushing last year ...

Nebraska ‘D’ knows it must plug leaks to play with Buckeyes

Football 10/29/18, 16:49

Nebraska's defense will go from playing against a middling FCS offense to one that ranks third in the Bowl Subdivision and has been held under 500 yards just once all season.Even though the starters allowed three points and had three takeaways in a 45-9 win over Bethune-Cookman , Nebraska (2-6, ...

After win, Huskers happy to lose open date to play FCS foe

Football 10/22/18, 22:03

Getting that first taste of winning left Nebraska hungry for more and the Cornhuskers are not complaining about playing again this week instead of having the open date that originally was on the schedule.Coach Scott Frost did give players Monday off for the first time this season with the caveat ...

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 ...

Wary Frost looking for signs Huskers getting used to losing

Football 10/15/18, 16:42

In the 24 hours after Nebraska's excruciating loss to Northwestern, and with no wins through six games, first-year coach Scott Frost started to wonder if his team would fall into the trap of accepting losing.He said he saw encouraging signs at Monday's practice."Not only was it our best Monday ever, ...

Thorson, Luckenbaugh lead Northwestern over Nebraska in OT

Football 10/13/18, 16:16

Clayton Thorson threw for 455 yards and three touchdowns, and Drew Luckenbaugh kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime to give Northwestern a 34-31 victory over winless Nebraska on Saturday afternoon.Nebraska (0-6, 0-4 Big Ten) blew a 10-point lead in the final 5:41 in regulation and fell to 0-6 for ...

With Frost eyeing first win, Nebraska meets Northwestern

Football 10/12/18, 13:23

As a coach leading his alma mater, Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald can imagine what this season has been like for Nebraska's Scott Frost."There's just something a little bit more when you're at your alma mater," he said. "It just means more. It means more when you win. It hurts more when ...

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