The 1984 NFL draft was unusual for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and these days it's remembered in the name of a rock band, the 1984 Draft. Tonight, the band is featured on the NFL Network.

When coach Tim DeRuyter took over in 2012 at Fresno State, which hosts Nebraska on Sept. 13, he wanted to install a spread, pass, no-huddle attack.
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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.
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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.
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Lunch with Tom: Replay
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Chatelain: Smiles and scowls – how to reconcile the two Bos
In six seasons at NU, Pelini hasn't changed and he won't. What he can do is pull back the curtain and let people judge the whole man, not just the slice that appears on Saturdays after a questionable call.
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Shatel: Better to let Big Five, not unions, end hunger
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 nice, young scholars in argyle sweaters want to start a union that would lead to college football and basketball players getting paid a salary? Do they really want to invite the Internal Revenue Service...
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Spartan QB helped fuel B1G title run, but seeks more progress in 2014
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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Pelini feeling more secure about safeties
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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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.
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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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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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Gordon sees Badgers as playoff contenders
Forgive Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen for feeling frazzled as he reviewed the depth chart for spring football.
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Husker Talk Live: Replay
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Lunch with Tom: Replay
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McKewon: Serious contender looms behind spring game comedy curtain
This 2014 club is perhaps closest to the 2009 unit that nearly took down Texas in Cowboys Stadium, Sam McKewon writes.
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Big Ten baptism by fire for Rutgers
A four-game stretch that includes Nebraska will test Rutgers in the team’s first season in the conference.
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Backup I-back, playful Pelini steal spring game show
Nebraska junior I-back Imani Cross and the play of backup quarterbacks Ryker Fyfe and Johnny Stanton highlighted Saturday's spring game — after the latest twist in an ongoing gag between coach Bo Pelini and his Twitter doppleganger upstaged the game.
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Shatel: Plenty of good vibes, from coach to quarterbacks
NU's final spring practice Saturday brought some positive vibes that should carry through spring and into late summer.
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Huskers drilled all spring on fundamentals of bringing back kicks
Nebraska's kick return game was out of sight at Saturday's Red-White football scrimmage, but don't think that key element of the sport has been out of mind this spring.
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Walk-on QB Ryker Fyfe takes advantage of playing time
“I knew this was my spring where I've got to make some noise,” Ryker Fyfe said. “I knew coming in that this would be the spring where I had to prove myself.”
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Five likes, five concerns at the Husker spring game
World-Herald staff writers Rich Kaipust and Dirk Chatelain break down the five things they liked — and five things to be concerned about — coming out of the Nebraska Red-White game.
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From the sidelines: Star LBs visit from Texas, California; Sirles gets happy answer
Former Husker offensive tackle Jeremiah Sirles took a break from a punt, pass and kick competition to propose to girlfriend Emma Stevens, a former Husker soccer goalie.
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Notes: Pelini expects freshman Drew Brown to challenge for field-goal job
Junior kicker Mauro Bondi has had better days. He missed an extra point and an 18-yard field goal Saturday. Though Bondi has been one of the nation's best kickoff specialists — his 48 touchbacks ranked sixth in the nation last year — coach Bo Pelini said Bondi struggled with field-goal kicking in spring camp.
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