Steven M. Sipple: Warren departure is life lesson for Husker signees

Steven M. Sipple: Warren departure is life lesson for Husker signees

Charlton Warren's decision to leave for North Carolina shows recruits that a coach may be here today and gone tomorrow, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing for all involved, Steven M. Sipple writes.

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Steven M. Sipple: For gentlemanly Riley, the fire's in his eyes

Steven M. Sipple: For gentlemanly Riley, the fire's in his eyes

For those wondering about Mike Riley as a motivator, the new Nebraska coach gets strong endorsements from his former Oregon State players, Steven M. Sipple writes.

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Blitz page: Wrapping up football recruiting season

Blitz page: Wrapping up football recruiting season

Who were the winners and losers for this year's college football recruiting season?

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Huskers hope for recruiting steal in under-the-radar Reed

Huskers hope for recruiting steal in under-the-radar Reed

“When Nebraska came along, I kind of just knew that’s what I wanted to do,” said Husker signee Antonio Reed.

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Warren proves valuable resource to Riley, Husker recruiting

Warren proves valuable resource to Riley, Husker recruiting

“Everything about him and hiring him was confirmed to me why that was a good thing because of who he is,” Mike Riley said.

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Steven M. Sipple: Riley fends off friend, keeps eye on Meyer's machine

Steven M. Sipple: Riley fends off friend, keeps eye on Meyer's machine

Nebraska coach Mike Riley's victories over good friend Jim Harbaugh help highlight a solid recruiting class. Meanwhile, Riley keeps eye on Urban Meyer's machine, Steven M. Sipple writes.

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Slideshow: Nebraska's 2015 recruits

Slideshow: Nebraska's 2015 recruits

Click through the slideshow to view profiles of the Huskers 2015 football recruits.

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Signing Day sniffles don't keep Riley down

Signing Day sniffles don't keep Riley down

“This is a good class that started with the guys that were committed to Nebraska when we got here," Mike Riley said.

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Signing Day extras: Dot the i's and cross the t's

Signing Day extras: Dot the i's and cross the t's

Quick hits from Nebraska's Signing Day on Wednesday.

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Notebook: Riley got what he wanted in WR coach

Notebook: Riley got what he wanted in WR coach

Nebraska football coach Mike Riley admitted he took his time filling his final assistant coaching position, and made no apologies for it.

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Signing Day: Snow alters celebration for in-state Huskers

Signing Day: Snow alters celebration for in-state Huskers

A snow storm on Wednesday morning had football players and coaches in Omaha calling an audible.

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Signing Day: First-year player ends up a Husker

Signing Day: First-year player ends up a Husker

Life moved fast for Alex Davis in the past week, but, really, it’s been that way for much of the past year. Fast, but also exciting.

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Signing Day: Mazour planned return to stadium as a Husker

Signing Day: Mazour planned return to stadium as a Husker

Standing under center at Memorial Stadium in late November as quarterback for Boone Central/Newman Grove, Wyatt Mazour knew it was going to be the year his team got over the hump.

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Weather changes Signing Day plans for Omaha products Neal, Decker

Weather changes Signing Day plans for Omaha products Neal, Decker

School cancellations threw Nebraska recruits DaiShon Neal and Michael Decker a curve ball on Wednesday.

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Keeping it together: Husker class not deflated by coaching change

Keeping it together: Husker class not deflated by coaching change

After a coaching change, the Husker recruiting class could have fallen apart. Analysts give Mike Riley and staff credit for not letting it happen.

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Steven M. Sipple: For DaiShon Neal, recruiting was 'straight business'

Steven M. Sipple: For DaiShon Neal, recruiting was 'straight business'

Plenty of monkey business often accompanies college football recruiting. But Omaha Central star DaiShon Neal had a very serious approach, Steven M. Sipple writes.

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Barnett gives Huskers more promise from Lawton

Barnett gives Huskers more promise from Lawton

Jalin Barnett, all 6-foot-4 and 315 pounds of him, will sign Wednesday, and he's arguably the most-coveted piece of new Nebraska coach Mike Riley’s 2015 recruiting class.

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LB transfer Lewis won't be a Husker

LB transfer Lewis won't be a Husker

Kaiwan Lewis is heading home, which means he's not heading to Nebraska.

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Husker recruiting doesn't get stuck in the snow

Husker recruiting doesn't get stuck in the snow

A weekend storm didn't keep the Huskers from adding four commits to their recruiting class on Sunday.

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Recruiting: Huskers start Sunday with a bang

Recruiting: Huskers start Sunday with a bang

Alex Davis had never seen snow before. He liked it.

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Recruiting: Davis twins ready to make waves as Huskers

Recruiting: Davis twins ready to make waves as Huskers

"The Nebraska fans ... are going to absolutely fall in love with these guys because of the kinds of kids they are," says the recruits' high school coach, Kelly Donohoe.

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Steven M. Sipple: Riley is 'genuine article' as recruiter

Steven M. Sipple: Riley is 'genuine article' as recruiter

Former Oregon State players say Mike Riley's straight talk was appealing. That style should fit well at Nebraska, Steven M. Sipple writes.

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Recruiting: Riley had the right touch in keeping Snyder aboard

“I’ve always kind of been their guy that they wanted, so it definitely helped,” said Husker tight end commit Matt Snyder, who resisted a late push from Michigan.

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Snyder reaffirms commitment to Huskers

Snyder reaffirms commitment to Huskers

The Ramon, California, tight end solidified his commitment to Mike Riley and Nebraska Friday night.

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Super-State QB among known Husker walk-ons

Super-State QB among known Husker walk-ons

A few names who will be part of Riley's first walk-on class at Nebraska are beginning to emerge, including an athlete prospect who was the Journal Star's Super State quarterback in 2014.

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Prep coaches can expect Riley to come calling

Prep coaches can expect Riley to come calling

New Husker coach Mike Riley already has reached out to the Nebraska Coaches Association and his history should be encouraging to coaches and players as well.

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Recruiting: Linebacker commits after 'all-in' approach by NU coaches

Recruiting: Linebacker commits after 'all-in' approach by NU coaches

The Huskers came into the game late to recruit Mohamed Barry, but they came strong, and received good news Thursday.

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Steven M. Sipple: Like Dantonio, Riley must find right recruiting formula

Steven M. Sipple: Like Dantonio, Riley must find right recruiting formula

The Midwest recruiting analyst for Rivals.com says new Nebraska coach Mike Riley has done well to hold together Husker class, Steven M. Sipple writes.

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DB's commitment adds to successful Husker recruiting day

DB's commitment adds to successful Husker recruiting day

Nebraska is now at 15 known commitments after receiving a pledge from defensive back Willie Sykes.

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Huskers, Riley push to stay ahead in the social media game

Huskers, Riley push to stay ahead in the social media game

Winning on social media has become an increasingly more important part of the college athletics landscape. Shawn Eichorst has bulked up staff to help the Husker cause.

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Recruiting: Transfer LB part of loaded Husker visitors list

Recruiting: Transfer LB part of loaded Husker visitors list

“I think the biggest thing is selling our staff,” said Nebraska's Andy Vaughn. “That’s what it’s about, is the relationship part of recruiting."

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D-end Jones decommits from NU

D-end Jones decommits from NU

Not unexpected, but still a blow, the Huskers lost a commitment from defensive end Reuben Jones on Thursday night.

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The 1-2 punch that helps drive Husker recruiting

The 1-2 punch that helps drive Husker recruiting

Ryan Gunderson and Andy Vaughn are two of the big thinkers behind Husker recruiting. They're heavy on ideas and low on excuses.

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RB recruit Ozigbo did his research on Riley, Huskers

RB recruit Ozigbo did his research on Riley, Huskers

"I did some research on Coach (Mike) Riley and his coaching staff at Oregon State," Devine Ozigbo said. "I liked everything I saw.”"

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NU football: Recent Husker O-line recruits give hope to the future

NU football: Recent Husker O-line recruits give hope to the future

"I’m really excited because I know I’ll be pushed every day and kept on my toes,” says Husker O-line recruit Michael Decker of the competition that awaits.

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Husker coaches eager to sell NU during recruiting whirlwind

Husker coaches eager to sell NU during recruiting whirlwind

“I'm aggressive because when you want something, you go after it," new Husker linebackers coach Trent Bray said of recruiting. "That's kind of how I attack it.”

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Husker recruiting class gets big addition

Husker recruiting class gets big addition

Nebraska added the commitment of a 300-pound four-star offensive lineman on Wednesday.

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NU hosting Signing Day celebration with fans

NU hosting Signing Day celebration with fans

The Nebraska football program wants to celebrate its upcoming recruiting class with donors, season ticket-holders and the general public.

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