Category Archives: Husker Football

Big Ten: Football Season to Resume October 23-24

Big Ten: Football Season to Resume October 23-24

The Big Ten Conference has confirmed that the football season will resume next month. In a release at BigTen.org, the conference says all 14 teams will be playing. The season is set to resume October 23-24. The vote for returning was unanimous by the Council of Presidents and Chancellors. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and…Read more »

Reports: Big Ten to Announce Football Return

Reports: Big Ten to Announce Football Return

Big Ten football is coming back. Multiple reports say an announcement from the conference is imminent and expected this morning. Yahoo’s Pete Thamel reports the Big Ten will start its season the weekend of October 24 with a championship game slated for December 19. NU System President Ted Carter was caught on a hot mic…Read more »

Nebraska AG Letter Claims Big Ten Out Of Compliance

Nebraska AG Letter Claims Big Ten Out Of Compliance

Friday, the Nebraska Attorney General’s office issued a letter to The Big Ten Conference, Inc., through Commissioner Kevin Warren, notifying the Commissioner that the Conference appears to be out of compliance with the Nebraska Nonprofit Corporation Act. The Attorney General’s Office is responsible for overseeing compliance with the Act by nonprofit organizations operating in Nebraska.…Read more »

Big Ten Lawsuit: League Voted 11-3 to Postpone Fall Sports

Big Ten Lawsuit: League Voted 11-3 to Postpone Fall Sports

The Big Ten has responded to a lawsuit brought on by eight Nebraska football players about the postponement of fall sports. According to multiple reports, the Big Ten’s Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) voted 11-3 to postpone the fall sports season. How each school voted remains unconfirmed, though ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg is reporting that…Read more »

Eight Nebraska Football Players File Lawsuit Against Big Ten

Eight Nebraska Football Players File Lawsuit Against Big Ten

A group of Nebraska football players have filed a lawsuit against the Big Ten Conference in an attempt to reverse the decision to postpone fall sports and find out more on how the decision to postpone was made. In a 13-page document shared by Nebraska Cornhusker Football Parents (@ParentsNebraska) on Twitter, the lawsuit raises three counts…Read more »

Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Budget restrictions were expected with the loss of fall sports for Nebraska, particularly football, and today Nebraska Athletics announced more cost saving measures. Athletic Director Bill moos says 51 staff members within athletics will be furloughed through the end of the year, beginning September 1. Those not furloughed will take a 10-percent salary reduction for…Read more »

Warren: Postponement of fall sports “will not be revisited”

Warren: Postponement of fall sports “will not be revisited”

Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren has now given reasoning for the conference’s decision to postpone the 2020-21 fall sports season. In an open letter to the Big Ten community, Warren says the primary factors for the decision from the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) are the rise of transmission rates of COVID-19, not…Read more »

NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

The growing number of conferences calling off fall sports finally reached a tipping point Thursday. NCAA Mark Emmert said with the 50-percent threshold being passed for schools not playing, the 22 NCAA fall sports could not “have a legitimate championship.” “We can’t in any Division I NCAA championship sport now — which is everything other…Read more »