Nebraska’s 2014 football team returns 13 starters. Iowa returns 13 starters. Iowa clobbered Nebraska, 38-17, in the final regular-season game of 2013 — in Lincoln. So when the Amway Coaches Poll was released Thursday to kick off the new season, Iowa was surely ranked ahead of Nebraska. Right? Wrong. The Cornhuskers are ranked 22nd. Iowa […]
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In defense of Bo Pelini, he works in fantasy land.
By Dan Wolken USA TODAY Sports Nebraska coach Bo Pelini said Tuesday he felt he’s built up enough “points” to earn some forgiveness for a 2-year old audio recording that surfaced last night in which he used a string of expletives to talk about the school’s “fair-weather” fan base and some members of the media. […]
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, I a. — Is it windy today at Kinnick Stadium? You bet. Passing games will be moot.
Advantage: Nebraska. Every position group. Most position players during Friday’s 11 a.m. game against Iowa at Kinnick Stadium. Special teams: Nebraska, although Hawkeye place-kicker Mike Meyer might have something to say about that. Passing: Don’t even go there. Rushing: See above. Defense: Ditto. Breaking down each category is meaningless, so instead, let’s just toss out […]
NEBRASKA Last year: 9-4, 5-3 in Big Ten Coach: Bo Pelini, 39-16 in four seasons Key loss: Lavonte David shook off enough blockers to lead the Huskers’ defense last season. The linebacker, now with Tampa Bay, had 133 tackles, 5 ½ sacks, eight tackles for loss and two interceptions. Outlook: No one will question the […]
Friday will be the 42nd time Iowa and Nebraska have played a football game – 16 have been in Nebraska and 15 have been on the Iowa side of the state line. This time, they’re playing as members of the Legends Division of the Big Ten Conference. They’re finally rivals, something fans supporting both […]
By RANDY PETERSON firstname.lastname@example.org Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini seemed annoyed during parts of his weekly press conference Monday. When asked what 7-4, 4-3 Iowa and the 8-3, 4-3 Cornhuskers have to play for during Friday’s 11 a.m. game at Nebraska – considering both teams have been eliminated from the Big Ten’s Legends Division race […]
And now for Iowa, which brushes up for the Michigan-Michigan State portion of the schedule on Saturday at 1-6 Minnesota. Who wins Who wins Who wins Who wins Who wins