Firing Bo Pelini Could Haunt Nebraska

On Monday, Steve Spurrier announced his intentions on remaining at the University of South Carolina, where he has gone 83-45 over the past 10 seasons. Meanwhile, Bo Pelini was shown the door at Nebraska over the weekend after going 67-27 in seven seasons.

Melvin Gordon, Packers combine for memorable weekend

In Gene Rayburn style, a local radio station asked the following Sunday morning via Facebook:

“Melvin Gordon’s record-breaking 408 yard rushing day is the greatest athletic performance since ________.”

Many answered Aaron Rodgers throwing six touchdowns in the first half six days earlier. Gordon’s historic Saturday remained the greatest event until Rodgers stepped back onto Lambeau Field less than 24 hours later.

Spitting Out the Seeds – Kurt’s NCAA Bracket Projection

Today is college basketball’s equivalent to Christmas Eve. Most of the shopping has been done, and members of the tournament selection committee quarantined on the 18th floor of an Indianapolis hotel since mid-week now have a good idea of how the brackets for the NCAA Tournament will play out.

Playing the Big Ten Field, Dan Dakich Style

There is RPI and now even BPI. But the final opinions on which Big Ten teams make the NCAA Tourney should be left to Dan Dakich and Seth Davis.

Bo Pelini: Nebraska’s Pelini problem has no easy answer

“Nebraska’s defense utterly collapsed in the second half of a game the Huskers were controlling.” I don’t have that sentence saved in AutoText but I should.

UCLA Bruins at Nebraska Cornhuskers, preview and prediction

Remember when UCLA took out a full-page ad in a local paper a few years back claiming USC was no longer the ‘football monopoly’ in Los Angeles? Don’t look now but the time has clearly come.

Nebraska Cornhuskers scared by Wyoming, time for a Code Red?

In 1985, the Nebraska Cornhuskers scheduled Florida State to open the season and lost. It marked the last time NU would lose a season opener, their ongoing 28-game streak continues to rank as the longest in the nation.

However, hanging on to a 37-34 win over the University of Wyoming on Saturday goes down as the closest call since.

2012 Badgers Are Flawed But Going To Pasadena

The third place team in the Big Ten Leaders Division earned a trip to the Rose Bowl by defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Just don’t call them undeserving.

Wisconsin Steamrolls Nebraska in Big Ten Championship Game

In an article I wrote earlier in the week, I picked the Nebraska Cornhuskers to beat the Wisconsin Badgers, 28-24, in the Big Ten Championship Game. Clearly, I was wrong.

2012 Big Ten Championship: Nebraska Cornhuskers at Wisconsin Badgers Preview & Prediction

On Saturday night, the Nebraska Cornhuskers (10-2) and the Wisconsin Badgers (7-5) will face off in the second Big Ten Championship Game. While the game features last year’s champion, this season’s championship has a much different feel then the Wisconsin-Michigan State classic.

ACC/Big Ten Challenge Previews and Predictions

2012 marks the 14th season of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, and after losing the event’s first 10 matchups, the Big Ten is looking to make it four straight victories this year. And while the Big Ten is widely regarded as the nation’s best conference this season, the ACC boasts three teams in the most recent AP Top 25, including Duke who has compiled the country’s best resume so far this year.

Video: “This is Nebraska (Big Red Anthem 2)”

Week the second leg of the MSF-La Quinta Road Trip taking place in Lincoln this weekend, it was serendipitous that this video just happened to pop up in my Facebook feed.

What If You Could Fall in Love With Sports For the First Time, All Over Again?

This weekend is the second leg of my four-week college football road trip, which is being generously sponsored by La Quinta. The excursion could not have come at a better time for me as a sports fan.

2012 Big Ten Tournament Preview: Bracket, TV Info, Tip Times, and Point Spreads for Thursday First Round Games

The Big Ten Tournament tips off today in Indianapolis with four games between eight teams while the conference’s top four teams sit and await their Friday competition. Here is a quick look at today’s Big Ten Tournament action.

IU-Nebraska Gameday Preview

On Wednesday at 7:00 ET, the #13-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (15-3, 3-3) will try to break a two-game losing streak when they travel to Lincoln to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers (9-8, 1-5) on the Big Ten Network.