Nebraska football lost to Minnesota on Saturday by a final score of 30-23. It was the Huskers’ third straight loss to the Golden Gophers. The Huskers simply came out flat. Adrian Martinez was missing his targets on offense. Meanwhile, Minnesota couldn’t be stopped on offense.
Creighton Prep senior Zach Kuo is dominating on the tennis court this year. He went 34-0 in the regular season and that gave him a first-round bye in the state tournament. Kuo won his first two games of the tournament and will play in the semifinals on Friday.
A federal judge has ruled that Iowa’s head football coach, Kirk Ferentz, and offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz will not have to spend the team’s bye week answering questions from lawyers for Black former players who say they suffered discrimination.
It’s no secret Nebraska’s offensive line has struggled with its performance the last two Saturdays. Against Oklahoma, all five starters on the offensive line had at least one penalty in the game. Those mistakes persisted against Michigan State, on top of the protection and run blocking not being great.
Mikey Gow only started playing quarterback a year into his football career as a 7th grader. Just a few short years later as a high school freshman, Gow is the starting varsity quarterback for Bellevue East.
Senior running back Dom Rezac set a new Westside record last Friday with 308 total yards in the Warriors win over Papio South. It broke the previous mark set by former Husker Collins Okafor in 2007. Rezac beat it by one yard.
Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost addressed the media for his usual session on Thursday before the team leaves for East Lansing, Michigan on Friday. It’s another big-game opportunity as Big Red will face a Michigan State team that is ranked 20th in the nation.
Millard North senior Jasen Green announced his decision Thursday to stay home and play college basketball at Creighton. The 6′7″ forward was also a target for the Huskers, but Green chose the Bluejays over Nebraska and several other schools.
As of Thursday afternoon, WOWT meteorologists are forecasting a kickoff temperature of 98 degrees in Lincoln on Saturday when Nebraska and Buffalo begin play at 2:30 p.m. That would break the current known Memorial Stadium record.