Four Downs: Nebraska vs Northwestern

After last week’s domination of Michigan State, you thought the Huskers had righted the ship and were in prime position to win their division. I should have waited another game before thinking Nebraska was on its way. Looking back, there seems to be one game a season, under Pelini, the Huskers lose they shouldn’t. Today […]

Four Downs: Huskers Midseason Report

The Huskers are 5-1, right where most people pegged them to be. Granted, the play behind that 5-1 record does little to inspire confidence for the rest of the season. Let’s look at some statistics, and then go to Four Downs. Preseason AP Ranking: 10 Current AP Ranking: 14 Football Outsiders S&P+ Ranking: 34

Four Downs: Nebraska at Wisconsin

No shame in losing to Wisconsin, but when Nebraska loses like that it’s sad. As Bo Pelini said, “That was a joke.” No reason to belabor anything. Let’s get to it. First Down: Russell Wilson is now a Heisman favorite – For awhile there, I thought the Huskers defense was playing well. They were making […]

Big Ten Logo Not A 10

With the addition of University of Nebraska, the Big Ten Conference is expanding to 12 teams, a move that inspired the league to unveil a new logo to be used for all sports beginning with the 2011-12 academic year. According to ESPN, the logo was developed by Michael Bierut and Michael Gericke of Pentagram. The […]