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.
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost said Thursday the team plans to use the Fordham game to get younger players game experience. The game will mark the Huskers’ first non-conference opponent since September 14, 2019.
Chris Swillie scored the lone touchdown in Omaha Benson’s 7-0 win over Bellevue East last Friday. Swillie also contributed on defense in a game that marked the end of a 26-game losing streak for the Bunnies.
Nebraska football coaches are not yet ready to name a starter at the open cornerback spot opposite of Cam Taylor-Britt. Quinton Newsome, Braxton Clark and newcomer Tyreke Johnson are all battling for the spot.
After having already secured just the second trip to the Little League World Series for a team from Nebraska, Hastings Baseball won the Midwest Regional championship on Saturday. They beat South Dakota, another team heading to the LLWS, by a final of 6-0.
Nebraska football held its 13th practice of fall camp Friday, and the team scrimmaged for the second time this fall. Head coach Scott Frost said the scrimmage didn’t feature tons of live-action tackling.