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Husker notes: Garrett Nelson says his role has been 'a blast'; Blackshirt turnovers way ahead of 2018 pace – Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — Garrett Nelson’s eyes sparkle. His breathing gets heavy and a grin creeps across his face. All this in response to a question about how it feels to be earning a larger role as a Husker. Nelson, a true freshman from Scottsbluff, saw 13 snaps at outside linebacker against Northern Illinois. He was added …
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Who is the fastest player on the Husker football team? Rahmir Johnson says he's in the running – Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska running back Rahmir Johnson puts himself in the top two fastest Huskers on the team. Maybe top three. Pretty good for a true freshman. So, yes, he plans on continuing to run track at NU. It’s one of his first loves. He’s been doing it since grade school, and his 200-meter times at Bergen …
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Husker practice report, Sept. 17: Illinois RB Reggie Corbin has the NU defense's full attention – Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — The fourth quarter breakdown in Boulder remains inside the heads of Nebraska’s defense.  Which is why, despite being up more than 30, Erik Chinander kept his first-team defense in against Northern Illinois.  “We want to teach these kids we have to put the foot on the gas, both offensively and defensively,” Chinander said. “It …
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Despite adversity early in his career, Braxton Clark stuck with the Huskers. Now it's paying off – Omaha World-Herald

Braxton Clark had surgery earlier this year on his shoulder. He was experiencing his first Nebraska winter. He wasn’t practicing in camp and two of the defensive backs who came in his recruiting class — Cam’ron Jones and CJ Smith — were transferring out of the program. But Clark, a redshirt freshman from Orlando, Florida, chose …
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Nebraska Football: What We Have Learned About the Huskers Through Three Games – Athlon Sports

Heading into 2019, many felt the sky was the limit for Nebraska. Maybe a Big Ten West crown, perhaps even sitting atop the conference. While the former may yet happen, it feels increasingly unlikely as time goes by. Three games, more questions. Now is usually when lingering issues can be focused on and meticulously picked …
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Carriker Chronicles: NU volleyball is No. 1, but can they avenge last year's loss to Stanford? – Omaha World-Herald

All year round, former Husker and NFL veteran Adam Carriker is taking the pulse of Husker Nation. In the “Carriker Chronicles” video series, he breaks down the latest NU news, upcoming opponents, player updates and recruiting information, and he offers his insight into the X’s and O’s and more. On Tuesday’s episode, Adam Carriker previews …
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Nebraska prison watchdog calls for 'definite action' on staffing; Lathrop says start with better pay – Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — Lingering problems at Nebraska’s state prisons won’t be solved until facilities are fully staffed, a leading state senator on corrections issues said Monday. And that means better pay for corrections workers, said State Sen. Steve Lathrop of Omaha. “It’s going to be a vicious cycle until we fix the staffing,” he said. “You …
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Nebraska Football: Jeremiah Stovall is a great story for Huskers – Husker Corner

Nebraska Football: Adrian Martinez needs to run early and often by Danny Jaillet Nebraska Football: Defense may have upperhand on Illinois quarterback by Danny Jaillet Nebraska Football gave the senior a special gift on Monday. This undoubtedly goes under the category of great news. After a huge game on Saturday in the Nebraska Football win …