The expletives surely flew from couches across the state as the Huskers once again shot off an entire foot with kicking game blunders.
Ryan Held has given each of his top three running backs a chance early in a game, then deciding how to distribute carries from there.
On this day, the Huskers got more than enough from the junior quarterback and a stingy defensive effort to improve to 2-1 this season.
It seemed Nebraska coach Scott Frost was intent Saturday on backing Adrian Martinez publicly, a wise move, all things considered.
After a slow start, the Huskers get a spark from an unpredictable place and roll to a home-opening win against Fordham at Memorial Stadium.
Looking for their running game to get some traction, the Huskers got what they needed — and may have found a new leading man in the process.
Let's shake it up a little bit this week with a viewing guide. Here are five things Parker Gabriel's watching — plus the players to consider.
The Georgia native is in rare air. He became just the seventh Huskers player to start a season opener at a skill position as a true freshman.
Scott Frost called Cam Taylor-Britt's gaffe on special teams "a critical error." But don't expect the Huskers to turn away from No. 5.
Nebraska said before the game it had the offensive line and the running backs it needed to commit to the ground game. Then the game started.
Caleb Tannor's penalties for roughing the passer and taunting changed the game in a hurry, but his teammates liked the way he was playing.
Nebraska's style of offense appeals to Markese Stepp more than USC's. "Here, it's more gritty, hand-in-the-dirt, smash-mouth football," he says.
Having battled COVID-19 a toe surgery since arriving on campus in the winter, Markese Stepp is in a good place as the "vet" in the Husker RBs room.
Nebraska running backs coach Ryan Held was brutally honest in his session with reporters Wednesday, saying his group has plenty to prove.
We've got a full notebook after talking to members of the Husker offense, beginning with the freshmen vying for the backup role at QB.
Nebraska hasn't picked a No. 1 running back yet — a decision is "coming very quickly" — but the Huskers say the closeness of that competition is a "good problem to have."
Husker running backs coach Ryan Held speaks following a Nebraska football practice at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
Photos of the Huskers fall practice from Aug. 11th
Lambrecht, who Frost called "one of my best friends in the world" is leaving for a business opportunity the HC says can "help those guys in another way."
Transfer running back Markese Stepp would be "ready to roll" if Nebraska was about to play a game, according to OC Matt Lubick.
From injury updates to sizing up some of the newcomers, here's what we saw at practice No. 5 for Nebraska.
A loaded notebook for your fall camp eve perusal. We start with Frost on vaccine rates and move to an interesting position battle.
Playing time is up for grabs in Ryan Held's Husker running back room: "If it’s too hot, get out of the kitchen. We’ll wait and see what it looks like."
Justin Williams talks about his Nebraska official visit, a cookout at Scott Frost's house and the other schools involved in his recruitment.