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Denver Post

Eight University of Nebraska football players are dropping their lawsuit against the Big Ten Conference.  The players filed the lawsuit last month after the conference announced that sports, including football, would not be played this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to a statement, the players instructed their attorneys to drop the lawsuit after the Big Ten announced that football would be played this fall.

Husker Football Families Threaten Big Ten With Lawsuit

Aug 21, 2020
USA Today

The families of eleven University of Nebraska football players are requesting documents from the Big Ten related to the decision to postpone the fall football season. The Husker families, including former NFL player Ed McCaffrey, are asking for transcripts, recordings, and the results of the vote to move the season to the spring. They say they will have no choice but to file a lawsuit if the documents are not delivered.

KOLN

The number of COVID-19 cases is increasing in Nebraska.  State officials confirmed 131 new cases yesterday, bringing the total in Nebraska to 30-thousand-372.  There have been 361 coronavirus-related deaths statewide since the start of the pandemic.  Douglas County has seen more than 12-thousand COVID-19 cases. Parents of 81 Nebraska football players posted a letter to the Big Ten yesterday that voices their displeasure with the postponement of the 2020 season.

There are now more than 19-thousand COVID-19 cases in Nebraska.  As of yesterday, there were 19-thousand-42 COVID-19 cases and 269 deaths reported across the state since the pandemic started.  Douglas County has seen seven-thousand-19 cases.  There have been 741 coronavirus cases in Pottawattamie County during the pandemic, and 17-hundred in Lancaster County.

College Gameday Coming To Lincoln

Sep 24, 2019

(Lincoln, NE)  --  ESPN's College Gameday is coming back to Lincoln after a twelve-year absence.  The network's weekly Saturday college football preview show will be in town for Nebraska's game against Ohio State on Saturday.  The Huskers lost to USC, 49-to-31 for the last one in 2007.

Martinez Named To Manning Award Watch List

Aug 22, 2019

(Lincoln, NE)  --  Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez is on this year's Manning Award watch list.  The Manning Award is given every year to the top quarterback in college football.  Martinez is one of three sophomores on the watch list.  Last season he led all freshman in total offense per game at just over 295 yards.  He also had seven games with over 300 yards of total offense and three games with over 400 yards of total offense, both school records.

Nebraska Baseball Coach Erstad Resigns

Jun 4, 2019

(Lincoln, NE)  --  Nebraska baseball coach Darren Erstad resigned after eight years in the dugout.  His team earned a NCAA Tournament bid this season, but was eliminated Sunday at the Oklahoma City Regional.  The Huskers went 267-193-and-1 under Erstad.  He said he is "ready for the next phase of his life."  Erstad, who turns 45 today, was a punter for the Cornhuskers' 1994 national championship football team and was an All-American baseball player. He played 14 years in the majors.

Fans are encouraged to come to Memorial Stadium on Saturday night, August 18th, to meet the 2018 Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

The team is asking that fans be aware of a couple of changes to the traffic flow for autograph lines on Saturday.

All players will be seated on the field near the West sideline, with lines running across the field from East to West.  Assistant coaches will be seated with their respective position groups.

Coach Frost will be located inside the Osborne Athletic Complex near the weight room.  The line for Coach Frost will form on the East apron of Memorial Stadium before entering the North Stadium.

Autograph cards with a full 2018 roster, a Coach Scott Frost card with a laser-printed signature and 2018 team posters and other items will be available for fans.

A map of the players and their location on the field can be found at KIOS.org.  Click on “Latest from the KIOS newsroom.”

Parking will be available for fans in lots on campus around Memorial Stadium for a charge of $5.