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October 2007 Blog Posts (39)

Joe Ganz a fresh start for the Huskers

Joe Ganz is what everyone is talking about in Husker football this week. How will he do? Can he spark the Huskers to another win before this unpredictably horrible season comes to a close? Only time will tell - I seriously can't wait for Saturday's game.

The one part of Ganz's game that I'm most excited about is his running ability. Husker National has only seen him in limited snaps this season so no one really knows how effective Ganz will be. I sort of see him as a more… Continue

Added by NeFan4Life on October 31, 2007 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Joe Ganz ready to play for the Huskers

Since Keller is out for the Huskers, Joe Ganz is getting the nod to start for Nebraska. Everyone seems to have only great things to say about him, so I'm pretty excited to see what he can do on the field!

Callahan and the crew are supporting Ganz all the way, saying he is ready to make an impact on the field. I hope he is too, maybe this quarterback change is something that might spark the Huskers to pull out a win or two in their remaining two games. Only two more wins… Continue

Added by NeFan4Life on October 30, 2007 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Keller's Season is Over as a Husker

The Husker's Sam Keller is out for the season with a broken collar bone. Joe Ganz will most likely be the starting quarterback for Nebraska next Saturday. Read the full story here.

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Added by NeFan4Life on October 29, 2007 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Newest Bill Callahan Husker Rumor!

While stumbling around the internet, I came upon this Bill Callahan Husker Rumor! Naturally, none of this can be proven and it is only a rumor. It's pretty interesting and helps to pass the time while there isn't any football on tonight. No NFL Sunday night game:(

I know a guy that is friends with Bill Callahans wife and apparently since St. Louis' offense is having so much trouble the boosters are

working a deal that would allow Callahan to get out of his… Continue

Added by NeFan4Life on October 28, 2007 at 9:20pm — 1 Comment

Was that a great game or what?!!!

I just got done watching the best Husker Game of the Year! Even though we lost, there was absolutely NOTHING to be ashamed of. We came into the game 21 point underdogs and were in the game til the 4th quarter. A 3 point loss on the road to a ranked team equals an OUTSTANDING effort by the good guys.

From the outset of the 1st quarter NU outplayed the Horns, faltering only in the 4th quarter where the Defense started letting Charles run free. The Defense blitzed a few too many times…


Added by Shayne Seibert on October 27, 2007 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Husker fans aren't traveling to games

I was watching the news last night and they reported that Husker fans are on a steep decline, concerning traveling to away games. They said that they are seeing about 10% of the normal husker fan business than they are used to. For instance, they usually can fill up 7 to 8 buses when traveling to away games, like the Texas game this Saturday.

Guess how many they are filling this year?

ONE. Executive travel said that they have only had 15 people sign up… Continue

Added by Ed on October 25, 2007 at 10:14am — No Comments

To Frank in Sacramento, CA

Callahan is great at bringing in recruits. His problem, and his staff’s problem, is coaching the recruits once they get here.

One of the first things he and Pederson did was get rid of the walk-on program. Essentially, what that did was take the team away from…


Added by Fast Freddy on October 23, 2007 at 12:51pm — 1 Comment

T.O. Not a cure all for this years team.

Strong teams have a strong defense first. Perhaps this defense is on the right track now that the players have turned in their blackshirts. It must have hurt to turn those back in. It shows they have an understanding of the tradition, the blackshirts dictated. To me it says this group of men are on the right track to improving. To earning their blackshirts back. Will it happen this year, there is not much time left, but I think the talent is there. The only question I have is the desire there.

Added by Dennis Robinson on October 22, 2007 at 6:25am — 2 Comments

Another Saturday, Another Beatdown.

Another loss for our aimless Huskers. Although the Defense did show up for the first half, they were crushed in the 2nd. That Triple Option thing REALLY WORKS!! Holy Cow, we stopped using that offense, what 4 years ago, and somebody is still using it effectively??? They have the 8th rated rushing offense in the country. Didn't we used to dominate in that catagory a few years ago? Of course we couldn't pass for 2000 yards in a season if the other team stayed off the…

Added by Shayne Seibert on October 20, 2007 at 11:41pm — 1 Comment

Barry Alvarez isn't coming to Nebraska

Current Wisconsin Athletic Director, Barry Alvarez, has been rumored on returning to his alma mater, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Wisconsin State Journal's Andy Baggot explains here.

Added by NeFan4Life on October 20, 2007 at 11:09pm — No Comments

Season Husker ticket holders are holding strong

The Cornhusker football season ticket holders are standing firm on keeping their season tickets. They are in it for the long haul (post Callahan area, I presume)

You can read the full article here.

Added by NeFan4Life on October 20, 2007 at 11:04pm — No Comments

How do you think the Huskers played today? More desire?

I only got to listen to a little bit of the Husker game on the radio today, but it seemed like the team played with a more desire than they had been playing with. Even though we lost, I think they showed a little improvement. What does anybody else think?

I thought we'd keep the game a little closer too, we were favorites by 2 points. So much for that...

Added by Ed on October 20, 2007 at 5:43pm — 2 Comments


Added by sunshinechili on October 20, 2007 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Husker Football, where do we go from here?

Now that TO has taken the reigns of the athletic department, his focus will mostly be on the Football team as the rest of the programs seem to be pretty darn good. His major obstacle will be getting Callahans support, and as yet I haven't even heard him mention Tom's name in a news conference. Not the best way to show respect to the man who put this team into orbit with 3 championships to his credit.

Ever since the firing and bringing in Tom, I've been scanning the net, just like all…


Added by Shayne Seibert on October 19, 2007 at 4:46pm — 1 Comment

Promising Future On The Horizon Right In Our Own Backyards

  • Yeah. Jazzman Avila. Homegrown talent! Just announced he has decided to try out as a promising strong safety at NEBRASKA! He did not play this last year due to a religious mission. But he has now been training in full old style form as a D-1 athlete and is ready to reinstall some old school back into the HUSKERS! And He is also wiling to try his

    impenetrable skills out as fullback. He has claimed that Thomas Lawson,

    our starting fullback, has no guile or…

Added by Edward Wiemer on October 18, 2007 at 1:57am — No Comments

Huskers Give Up Their Blackshirts

The Huskers gave up wearing their Blackshirts at practice yesterday.

Husker senior Ben Eisenhart said it was a unanimous decision by the players.

"If you give up 600 yards, you shouldn't have Blackshirts on," Eisenhart said.

The Huskers will prepare this week "blackshirtless" for Saturday's game against Texas A&M. The game will start at 1:05 p.m.…


Added by NeFan4Life on October 17, 2007 at 11:33am — 1 Comment

Well written posting-- a must read

I didn't get to see who wrote this but, it is fantastic!

Tom Osborne's program at Nebraska was not "one of the best" in the nation. It was the best, period. The talking heads and teleprompter readers love to rattle off names like Michigan, Ohio State, and USC. Looking back at the last quarter of a century, nobody dominated college football like Nebraska. Osborne won three national titles in four seasons, and came within a single play of winning four straight. His Husker dynasty… Continue

Added by Patricia Renz on October 16, 2007 at 4:42pm — 3 Comments

Tom Osborne named Nebraska Cornhusker's Athletic Director

Tom Osborne, former coach of Nebraska football, will be named the new athletic director at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today. There is a press conference at 5:15 p.m. today when the announcement will be official.

It is unknown at this time as to whether the Husker Athletic Director position is an interim or permanent position.

Check back on frequently for updates and all the latest… Continue

Added by NeFan4Life on October 16, 2007 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman looks to hire....Tom Osborne as AD?

Harvey Perlman announces that he will look for a Steve Pederson replacement, as fast and smartly as possible. (I'm listening to the press conference right now). He said that he will consult former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne in the search for a new Husker Athletic Director. More Husker news to come....

Added by NeFan4Life on October 15, 2007 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Ultimate Nebraska Cornhusker Disappointment

It's been 24 hours since the devastation that happened yesterday. I'm still not sure if it has totally sunk in. OUR Nebraska Cornhuskers played absolutely terrible. After reading the papers, watching the news, and listening to a few sports talk stations I am hearing all of these amazing statistics that further prove how awful the Huskers have been playing. How is a dedicated Husker fan supposed to react?

Are we supposed to point the finger and say that we need a "regime… Continue

Added by NeFan4Life on October 14, 2007 at 9:59pm — No Comments

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