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Husker Takeout: TCU-bound JD Spielman opens up on social media, and more nuggets from Monday

Husker Takeout: TCU-bound JD Spielman opens up on social media, and more nuggets from Monday

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JD Spielman on Monday took to social media to confirm weekend reports of his transfer to TCU.

In somewhat of an open letter on Instagram, Spielman thanks his family, teammates and Husker fans for "their abundance of support."

He also reveals he dealt with anxiety and depression last season. He told a Twitter user he played 30 pounds underweight because he wasn't sleeping or eating.

Full story from Parker Gabriel here.


If the Huskers make their planned trip to Rutgers this season, they won't be playing in front of an audience.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday said the state's limit of 500 people at outdoor gatherings includes NFL games. Rutgers made its no-spectator announcement soon after.

Nebraska is scheduled to visit Rutgers on Oct. 24, a date that is almost certain to change as the league condenses the schedule down to only Big Ten matchups.

More from here.


No. 1, No. 2, No. 3. 

In case it wasn't clear yet, the Nebraska volleyball team's 2021 recruiting class is stocked with talent. 

Future Huskers occupied the top-three spots in's rankings, and John Cook's crew has five players in the top-16.

Brent Wagner's story.


There are plenty of storylines Nebraska fans hope to be able to follow this season. One of them is an incoming youth movement on defense. 

While defensive coordinator Erik Chinander spoke highly of the fresher faces, he had plenty of praise for the veteran cast, especially the secondary. 

He also highlighted some position battles to keep an eye on, including linebacker.

Parker Gabriel's story here.


Nine women, all former or current students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, sued the school in federal court here Monday alleging its investigations and responses into sexual misconduct and harassment were insufficient.

At least some of the reported incidents name Husker student-athletes as victims and allege players, who are not named, of wrongdoing.

Former Husker volleyball player Capri Davis is named in the report. Davis alleges she and an unnamed female student-athlete were groped without consent by two football players.

Full story here.


A couple of players on Nebraska women's basketball team revealed their name, image, likeness logos. 

Check them out below:


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