Nebraska went into last season needing to replace both safeties. Lack of experience at the position was a major concern. NU should go into this season much more at ease.

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At the end of this week, Northwestern University football players will take a historic vote and decide whether they should form a union. Do these...
BASEBALL
Nebraska completed its largest comeback since 2010 and held on for the 10-9 win in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader at Haymarket Park,...
If there were an award for in-season progress in 2013 college football, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook might have won in a landslide.
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2013 college football preview
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Husker Signing Day 2013
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Husker turnovers: A slippery slope
Bo Pelini has coached 68 games at Nebraska. When NUís turnover margin is positive or even, the Huskers are 35-2. When they lose the turnover battle, theyíre 13-18. Why hasnít Nebraska joined the nationís elite? More than anything, itís turnovers.
Interactive: Bo Pelini's contract
View an interactive PDF of Pelini's revised contract signed by the NU football coach, complete with brief summaries of the legalese and insight into the document's finer points.
Interactive: Darin Erstad's contract (2012)
View an interactive PDF of NU baseball coach Darin Erstad's contract released in August 2012, complete with brief summaries of the legalese and insight into the document's finer points.
Interactive: Tim Miles' contract
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Husker Recruiting: Changes shrink NU's sphere of influence
For decades, the Great Plains represented fertile recruiting ground for Tom Osborne's football program. Restoring that lost tradition won't be easy.
VOLLEYBALL
Huskers take four sets from Cyclones in exhibition
Nebraska opened its spring exhibition season Saturday by winning all four sets against Iowa State (27-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-22) at Hilton Coliseum.
GYMNASTICS
NU finishes sixth behind co-champs Oklahoma, Florida
Oklahoma and Florida waited uncertainly before both could begin celebrating. The defending champion Gators and first-time winner Oklahoma became the first co-champions in NCAA women's gymnastics, with scores of 198.175 in the Super Six on Saturday night.
SOFTBALL
Nebraska rolls past Ohio State
Nebraska continued its recent roll through Big Ten play Saturday with a softball doubleheader sweep of Ohio State.
TRACK AND FIELD
Huskers pick up three titles at Kansas Relays
Nebraska won three titles Saturday, giving the Huskers seven overall to cap the four-day Kansas Relays.
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Cook's Huskers are rising to the occasion
The Nebraska volleyball coach likes his team's attitude and says the players are responding to wide-open competition.
BASEBALL
Huskers can't tame Wildcats, fall in 12 innings
Northwestern delivered in the same type of clutch situations that Nebraska had thrived in lately, winning Friday's series opener 2-1 in 12 innings.
SOFTBALL
Husker offense shines in sixth straight Big Ten win
Nebraska spotted Ohio State a run in the top of the first inning Friday, then put on a hitting clinic en route to a 14-1, five-inning rout of the Buckeyes in the opening contest of a three-game Big Ten series.
GYMNASTICS
Husker women advance to Super Six
Nebraska advanced to Saturday’s team finals of the NCAA women’s championships, where it will compete against four teams from the SEC and a former Big 12 foe.
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No matter the lineup, Husker bats paving the way
Blake Headley and his Nebraska baseball teammates don't study the Husker lineup card before games and feel any different level of responsibility based on where they're hitting in the order.
SOFTBALL
NU's Knighten making noise from third base
The Husker freshman draws eyes — and ears — with her exquisite bat and banter.
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Huskers get prime-time kickoff against Fresno State
Nebraska's Sept. 13 football game at Fresno State will be televised in prime time on the CBS Sports Network and will kick off at 9:30 p.m. Central time.
GYMNASTICS
Wong, Huskers set sights on super six
Nebraska gymnast Emily Wong is trying not to think about the NCAA championships being the last match of her collegiate career.
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Husker hit parade rolls Mavs
Austin Darby had three hits and four runs batted in as he led Husker hitters in a 17-hit, 17-6 victory over the University of Nebraska at Omaha before 1,910 fans at Haymarket Park.
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Tim Miles: Tarin Smith an 'impact' player for NU
Point guard Tarin Smith signed a national letter of intent to play for the Huskers on Wednesday.
TRACK AND FIELD
NU’s Malone could do a quick 180 in javelin
As a native Nebraskan, Maggie Malone came to compete for the NU track and field team with dreams of someday earning All-America honors for her home-state school.
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Huskers land Chicago-area receiver who 'fell in love with everything' in Lincoln
Nebraska's newest football commit for the 2015 recruiting class is the kind of wide receiver who can do damage all over the field.
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Murren leaves Huskers for Wayne State; Tvrdy to CSU
Former Nebraska basketball players Sadie Murren and Hannah Tvrdy found new homes. Murren will transfer to Wayne State for her final two seasons and Tvrdy will play for Colorado State.
BASEBALL
Huskers roll past Kansas State
Nebraska felt the sweet satisfaction of outslugging Kansas State on Tuesday, salvaging one victory in a three-game series against NU's former Big 12 rivals, 14-5, at Haymarket Park.
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Mavs' Schultz shining on diamond as UNO prepares to face Huskers
Alex Schultz the baseball player is still a work in progress, which says a lot about what the sophomore could accomplish before his UNO career is over.
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Two Husker games get prime-time TV slot
Nebraska's 2014 games against Miami and Michigan State will be televised in prime time on the ESPN family of networks, the Big Ten and ESPN/ABC announced Tuesday.
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