A certain local columnist is extremely interested in whether Scott Frost can right the Big Red ship, which indicates a belief it still can happen.
“It still matters, it just depends on your age. If you’re looking at 18- to 30-year-olds now, it's about the dread of getting blown off the field, not a long rivalry," Hail Varsity radio host Chris Schmidt said.
The streak got a one-week reprieve, but plenty of work remains. Where does the streak stand with the fan base? Does it matter like it used to?
Later this month, the Huskers will open the season on the road, which has only happened 28 other times. Here are 13 of our favorites.
As we ponder the end of Frank Solich's head coaching career, we also should remember the incredible success he had as NU's running backs coach.
Kiffin, a Lexington native, is dubbed the father of the "Tampa Cover 2" defense, a scheme used widely by football coaches.
Harry Tolly led the Nebraska football program to one of its greatest upsets, a 25-21 win against Oklahoma in 1959. He died last week at age 83.
The Lincoln community recently got a $50 million reminder of the importance of the Airport Authority. The authority – which has used its power…
This is a joint opinion from the Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald editorial boards.
Take a trip inside a historic four days for Nebraska Athletics, complete with a classic spat between legendary college football coaches.
We're blending new content with frequent trips to the archive library on a week-by-week ride through Nebraska's storied 1970 season.
Awaiting the team at the hotel was a case of champagne.
A pair of lifelong Husker fans missed the Game of the Century on Nov. 25, 1971, and they have the tickets to prove it.
Wins over Oklahoma were hugely important for Devaney and NU. And the key may have been that he didn't treat them like huge games.
"I wondered if anybody was ever going to ask me," the Nebraska football head coach said.
Nebraska whipped the Kansas State, 51-13, to clinch at least a tie for the Big Eight title in 1970, their sixth in the last eight years.
"He always had something crazy to say or do …," said former Nebraska defensive back Bill Kosch. "It was another way of keeping us loose."
With Boyd Epley at the helm, Nebraska's weight lifting model was emulated across the country. Bob Devaney, skeptical at first, bought in, too.
Former NU I-back Jeff Kinney recalls a physical game at Iowa State in 1970. "Probably one of the dirtiest I ever played in," he says.
Nicknamed "The Fly," Ingles' first takeaway from his time as a Nebraska football player has nothing to do with catches, touchdowns or wins.
Bob Devaney is a coaching legend for a variety of reasons, as Jim Walden discovered firsthand as a Husker assistant in the early 1970s.
Van Brownson and Jerry Tagge had a job-share arrangement that bobbed and weaved through injuries to both players through 1969 and into 1970.