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NU football recruiting: Can Huskers nab five-star Olympics? And other updates, names to watch | Football

It’s been more than a decade since Nebraska landed a five-star football recruit, but that could change in a matter of weeks. Zalance Heard, a touted offensive tackle from Monroe, Louisiana, included the Huskers in the list of five schools he will choose from in a Sept. 1 announcement. The other schools on his list …

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UCLA Football Fall Camp Practice Report: August 16

Coach Chip Kelly’s Tuesday morning press conference may have given more insight into the Bruins’ current standing, but there was still a practice that took place afterwards. Kelly was asked about several question marks heading into UCLA football’s 2022 season, with some answers standing out as more vague than the others. Linebacker Damian Sellers and …

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NU volleyball notes: Cook says Husker freshmen ‘get after it’; need for new leaders; recruiting rankings | Volleyball

When John Cook gives praise to a freshman player, it’s often followed by a reminder that they still have room to improve. After about one week of practice, the Nebraska volleyball coach is feeling good about the Huskers’ freshmen middle blockers — one of them will likely be a starter when Nebraska opens the season …

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Scott Frost, Bryan Applewhite seen two top running backs after ‘giant leap’ in camp | Football

SAM MCKEWON Omaha World-Herald Nebraska plans to fly all 110 of its training camp participants to Ireland. Since it’s a Big Ten game, some of those players won’t suit up. That means hard choices for playing time — none tougher than the one Scott Frost and Bryan Applewhite face with NU’s running backs. But it’s …

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Transfer running back Kaegun Williams looks to take advantage of new opportunity at Montana State | MSU Bobcats

BOZEMAN — Kaegun Williams may still be adjusting to his new football team, but he already has Montana State’s 2022 objectives down pat: beat the Griz and win a national championship. “I don’t know much about it yet,” Williams said Monday after practice. “But from what I hear, it’s a very, very strong rivalry.” MSU …

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Special teams and running backs have Scott Frost smiling | Football

Nebraska coach Scott Frost keeps a good poker face, but even he had to admit NU’s situation at kicker and punter made him smile. In other words, the addition of kicker Timmy Bleekrode and punter Brian Buschini have been good for the Huskers’ special teams, which have been one of the nation’s worst for the …

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Special teams and running backs have Scott Frost smiling | Football

Nebraska coach Scott Frost keeps a good poker face, but even he had to admit NU’s situation at kicker and punter made him smile. In other words, the addition of kicker Timmy Bleekrode and punter Brian Buschini have been good for the Huskers’ special teams, which have been one of the nation’s worst for the …

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College women’s hockey: Hannawa Falls’ Wilson among St. Lawrence, Clarkson incoming recruits | College Sports

Hannawa Falls native Kennedy Wilson is among 14 new players who will compete for the St. Lawrence University or Clarkson women’s hockey teams this season. Wilson is one of five new players joining the Saints. Clarkson has six recruits and three NCAA Division I transfers joining its roster. Wilson, a forward, spent the past two …

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Nebraska baseball nation’s Texas prep strikeout leader JC Gutierrez | Baseball

The pitcher who led the state of Texas in strikeouts last spring is coming to Nebraska. JC Gutierrez — formerly a Texas Tech commit for nearly two years — becomes the latest and likely the last addition to a mega-sized Husker recruiting class that now sits at 25 members. The left-hander from La Joya, Texas, …

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