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    by Published on 06-13-2016 01:38 PM     Number of Views: 954 

    We are coming down the home stretch of our Third Annual Husker Fans Salute The Troops Golf Scramble, but there is still time to register for this great event!

    Here's the scoop:

    WHEN: Friday, July 22nd

    WHERE:
    Platteview Country Club
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    by Published on 05-09-2016 01:20 AM     Number of Views: 2692 

    Ordinarily, I wouldn't devote an entire column to someone who, when he passed by my house, didn't even bother to wave back at me. Most people on the plains of Nebraska would think such behavior would be rude, right?

    So why in the world am I writing about him?

    Well, okay, let me explain something. The man I'm talking about wasn't really rude or even impolite. In fact, he had no idea who I was. It's true, he did "pass by" my house without waving, but cut him some slack. Back in 2010 when he went by my house, the man I'm referring to was flying at an elevation ...
    by Published on 02-23-2016 05:11 PM     Number of Views: 7908 

    Okay, so this week it was time, once and for all, to get rid of the pile that's been growing on my desk for months. As I sifted through the layers of junk, I found copies of last fall's sports sections, football mags, old candy wrappers, final notices from the gas company etc. It was the football stuff that got me to reflecting on the 2015 Husker season (that is, right after I made a desperate call to the gas company). I came up with the following list of the year's highs and lows. Drum roll, please...

    THE BEST OF THE REST
    1.) Beating Michigan State
    The win came at
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    by Published on 02-15-2016 11:01 AM     Number of Views: 5756 

    Attention Husker Fans:
    You have a rare opportunity to enjoy a very special Husker experience if you sign up now for next month's "Hunt With The Huskers" event at the Oak Creek Sporting Club near Brainard, NE (http://www.greatplainsmktg.com/hwh2016.pdf
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    by Published on 01-25-2016 07:59 PM     Number of Views: 5352 

    I apologize for taking so long to comment on the state of affairs regarding Husker Pride Worldwide. Yup. I'm still alive and kicking. Let's get on with it.

    The Foster Farms Bowl
    First of all, I loved the idea of the Huskers playing in a bowl game that has the word "farms" in it. How apropos. And in Levi's Stadium? How Nebraska can you get?

    As I wrote ...
    by Published on 12-21-2015 03:19 PM     Number of Views: 3319 

    The UCLA-Nebraska football games have had a history of leaving Husker fans with bad memories. Sure, there were quite a few good Husker wins through the years like in 1973 (Osborne's first game as head coach, 40-13), 1983 (Mike Rozier's Heisman run in Lincoln 42-10), 1984 (42-3), 1987 (42-33), ...
    by Published on 12-16-2015 06:07 PM  Number of Views: 5194 

    Now that the regular college football season is over and teams prepare for the bowl season, it's time for Husker Dan's 2015 College Football All America "D.O.W.N." list (Dippy, Odd and Weird Names). Husker Dan's underpaid and overworked staff spent countless hours combing the rosters of the Division 1 football programs to give you the best of the worst. Remember, these are real names from real college football programs.

    And without further ado, here is Husker Dan's 2015 "D.O.W.N." list. Drum roll please:
    The first category:

    Names that sound like real football players:
    Justin Strong S Oregon State
    Isaiah Battle LT Clemson
    Will Sport RG So. Carolina (I hope he's a good one.)
    Jack Duzey
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    by Published on 12-02-2015 05:04 PM     Number of Views: 10790 

    Here is a sampling of some of the email I've received of late.

    Husker Dan:
    Have you seen enough yet? Mike Riley in less than one year has taken our football program from 9 and 10 wins a year to an embarrassing 5-7. You keep sticking up for this group of coaches who should be fired along with the AD who hired Riley.

    After one season, the Huskers can't run, can't pass, can't defend, lead the nation in penalties and turnovers. What's more, these "coaches" can't seem to get this team to win. Take off your rose colored glasses and smell the coffee. I'm sick of this s***.

    Mel Owdee
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL


    Dear Mel:

    So let me
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    by Published on 11-23-2015 01:39 PM     Number of Views: 7243 

    Since the Huskers moved to the B1G five years ago, the name of the award given to the winner of this fabricated rivalry game is (ho hum) The Heroes Trophy.

    Yup. The Heroes Trophy. Nothing like that to get the fans of both teams cranked up for the big game. Up until this week, the rivalry has been pretty much one-sided with Nebraska owning a 3-1 record.

    During those years several names for the game have been created. My favorite? "Farmageddon." (I wish I'd thought of that.)

    SIMILARITIES
    I've had my own name for the game, and it's based
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    by Published on 11-11-2015 05:30 PM     Number of Views: 11544 

    Brandon Reilly's controversial winning TD catch in Saturday night's victory over 7th-ranked Michigan State brought back memories of the Huskers' 1972 showdown with Oklahoma at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. What's eerie is that Reilly's catch that won the game Saturday night and Rodgers' TD catch that was nullified in '72 happened on the same sideline (West) with the Huskers driving toward the North end zone and both happened at about the same yard line (the opponent's 30).

    In
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