Saturday, October 25, 2008
Remarkably, Nebraska will be bidding for its first October home victory since its 2005 double-overtime win (27-20) against Iowa State in 2005. Since then, the Huskers are 0-6 at Memorial Stadium in October with losses to Texas Tech (34-31) and Oklahoma (31-24) in 2005, Texas (22-20) in 2006, Oklahoma State (45-14) and Texas A&M (36-14) in 2007 and Missouri (52-17) earlier this season.
Time for the Huskers to end the skid?
Terry Douglass, sports editor: Nebraska 35, Baylor 21
Dale Miller, staff writer: Nebraska 35, Baylor 10
Kevin Schuster, sports writer: Nebraska 38, Baylor 20
Brian Ayers, sports writer: Nebraska 31, Baylor 21
Tony Chapman, sports writer: Nebraska 31, Baylor 17
Monday, October 20, 2008
NU-Oklahoma set for prime-time telecast
The network for the telecast will be determined after this Saturday’s games. It will either be on ABC or ESPN.
The national telecast against Oklahoma will mark the fifth consecutive week Nebraska has been televised nationally. The Huskers have also been on national television against Missouri (ESPN), Texas Tech (FSN), Iowa State (Versus) and will be this week against Baylor (Versus).
The matchup between Texas and Texas Tech will also be played at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1 and will be carried on ABC or ESPN. Other Big 12 games selected for telecast on Nov. 1 include Kansas State at Kansas (11:30 a.m., FSN) and Iowa State at Oklahoma State (2:30 p.m., ABC).
The meeting between Nebraska and Oklahoma is the first regular-season meeting between the schools since a 2005 matchup in Lincoln. The teams also met in the 2006 Big 12 Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Game times and television information for Nebraska’s Nov. 8 game against Kansas and Nov. 15 game at Kansas State will be determined six to 12 days in advance. The Huskers’ Nov. 28 game against Colorado will be televised nationally on ABC, beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Nebraska-Iowa State predictions
Anyway, Nebraska comes into Jack Trice Stadium trying to shake a three-game losing streak. The Huskers are emerging from a brutal stretch that included losses to Virginia Tech, Missouri and Texas Tech -- all ranked teams -- and must avoid thinking they can let up any today. After all, ISU is 5-5 on its home field under second-year coach Gene Chizik and led ranked Kansas 20-0 at halftime two weeks ago before eventually losing to the Jayhawks 35-33.
Will the Huskers bounce back today?
Bob Hamar, assistant sports editor: Nebraska 31, Iowa State 17
Tony Boone, sports writer: Nebraska 20, Iowa State 14
Terry Douglass, sports editor: Nebraska 27, Iowa State 24
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Nebraska-Texas Tech predictions
That said, this is probably a much better Texas Tech team than Nebraska faced back in 2004. Judging from last week's performance in a 52-17 home loss to Missouri, it would appear the Huskers will have a difficult time keeping it close against the Red Raiders at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Terry Douglass, sports editor: Texas Tech 56, Nebraska 28
Dale Miller, sports writer: Texas Tech 63, Nebraska 17
Chad Covey, correspondent: Texas Tech 45, Nebraska 27
Saturday, October 04, 2008
Will Mizzou's misery in Lincoln end tonight? We'll find out shortly.
Kevin Schuster, sports writer: Missouri 42-21
Tony Boone, sports writer: Missouri 41-23
Bob Hamar, assistant sports editor: Missouri 48-20
Tony Chapman, sports writer: Nebraska 31-26
Terry Douglass, sports editor: Missouri 38-24