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Nebraska redshirt senior QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. has been "transformed," according to FOX Sports' Stewart Mandel.

Armstrong came into the year with 36 career interception but has posted a 12/1 TD/INT rate in the early going. The undefeated Cornhuskers get Illinois, Indiana and Purdue next. Take care of business in those, they'll be 7-0 when they travel to Camp Randall to play Wisconsin on Oct. 29.
Source: FOX Sports
Sep 26 - 8:13 PM

Nebraska senior WR Alonzo Moore (shoulder) is doubtful for Saturday's game against Illinois.

While Moore has played in all four of the Cornhuskers' games to date, he has been fighting through a shoulder injury over the past two weeks. For the season as a whole, the 6-foot-2, 195-pounder is working to a 12-310-2 receiving line. Though he is currently listed as doubtful, he shouldn't be considered an automatic scratch against Illinois. He has already proven to be a bionic man several times this season.
Sep 26 - 2:07 PM

Nebraska redshirt senior WR Brandon Reilly (hamstring) is probable for Saturday's game against Northwestern.

Rocky opening to the season for Reilly, who was suspended for the season-opener and went on to injure his hamstring in Week 2 against Wyoming. As a result of these early troubles, the 6-foot-1, 180-pound wideout has caught just two passes for 52 yards this season. A year ago, he logged a 40-754-4 receiving line while averaging a juicy 18.9 yards per catch.
Sep 23 - 4:00 PM

In Saturday's 35-32 win over Oregon, 194 of Nebraska's 228 rushing yards came between the tackles.

Both QB Tommy Armstrong and sophomore RB Devin Ozigbo racked up 95 yards rushing to lead Nebraska. Terrell Newby also chipped in 42 yards on the ground. Between Ozigbo and Newby, the former is the more interesting fantasy option. The 6-foot, 230-pounder has received 53 carries to Newby's 22.
Sep 20 - 3:17 PM

Nebraska redshirt senior QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. played well in Saturday's 35-32 win over Oregon, completing 17-of-33 passes for 200 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 96 yards and a score on 16 carries.

Perhaps most importantly for the Cornhuskers, Armstrong did not turn the ball over. He notched a 22-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Westerkamp with 2:12 remaining in the first quarter, then found Westerkamp again from four yards out in the closing minutes before halftime. It was Armstrong's clutch 34-yard touchdown run with 2:38 left in the contest that pushed Nebraska ahead for good. The 6-foot-1, 220-pounder has accounted for 15 total touchdowns between passing and rushing through three games played.
Sep 17 - 7:29 PM

Nebraska senior WR Alonzo Moore (shoulder) is expected to play in Saturday's showdown with Oregon.

Moore was being labeled questionable at the beginning of the week due to the shoulder injury he suffered in Saturday's win over Wyoming, but he has made progress over the last few days and should be ready to roll in this weekend's date with the Ducks. The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder has caught six passes for 201 yards and a pair of touchdowns through the first two games of the season.
Sep 16 - 8:06 PM

Nebraska senior WR Alonzo Moore is questionable for Saturday's game against Oregon due to a shoulder injury.

Moore led the Cornhuskers with three catches for 109 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's win over Wyoming, but he also injured his shoulder in the contest, putting him in jeopardy for this weekend's tilt against Oregon. HC Mike Riley hopes that he can move from "questionable" to "probable" by the end of the practice week. The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder has logged six catches for 201 yards and two touchdowns for the young campaign.
Sep 12 - 3:40 PM

Nebraska redshirt senior WR Brandon Reilly is questionable for Saturday's game against Oregon due to a hamstring injury.

Reilly sat out the season-opener after incurring the wrath of HC Mike Riley due to an unspecified violation of team rules. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound redshirt senior was reinstated this past weekend, catching two passes for 52 yards against Wyoming. He injured the hamstring during that contest and while Riley has deemed him questionable, the hope is that he will make progress in his recovery over the practice week and be able to suit up against the Ducks.
Sep 12 - 3:35 PM

Nebraska redshirt senior WR Jordan Westerkamp caught four passes for 105 yards and two scores in Saturday's 52-17 blowout win over Wyoming.

After being quieted through three quarters, Westerkamp roared in the final stanza. He began with a pretty 34-yard touchdown pass from Tommy Armstrong. Later on, Armstrong flicked a nine-yard scoring pass his way. That last one sent Armstrong to his school-record 57th career touchdown pass. We're about to find out if Nebraska is for real. The 2-0 Huskers get No. 24 Oregon next week.
Sep 10 - 4:33 PM

Nebraska senior WR Alonzo Moore had three catches for 109 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 52-17 victory over Wyoming.

Moore looks like he could be one of the Big 10's breakout receivers this fall. He's been a big play waiting to happen through two games, converting six catches into 201 yards (33.5 ypr) and a pair of scores.
Sep 10 - 4:28 PM

Nebraska redshirt senior QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. completed 20-of-34 passes for 377 yards, three touchdowns and an interception in Saturday's 52-17 throttling of Wyoming.

Armstrong also had 22 yards and an additional score on the ground. He's no superstar, but the man formerly known as Tommy No-Arm has developed himself into an underrated player. Armstrong struggles with accuracy, but the Huskers have figured out how to make great use of his dual-threat skill-set. Expect the interceptions to drop and the touchdowns to rise this fall.
Sep 10 - 4:25 PM

Nebraska redshirt senior QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. was responsible for three touchdowns in Saturday's win over Fresno State.

No wild statistics for Armstrong in this one. He completed 5-of-10 passes for 108 yards and a beautiful deep touchdown toss, further chipping in with 11 carries for 42 rushing yards and two touchdowns. The 6-foot-1, 220-pounder has the fantasy potential to either light your team on fire or light the opponent on fire due to his wildly inconsistent ways. Wyoming shows next on Nebraska's schedule before the Cornhuskers face their first true test of the season against Oregon on September 17.
Sep 4 - 1:12 PM

Nebraska junior WR DeMornay Pierson-El (knee, foot) has been cleared to play in the season-opener against Fresno State.

Pierson-El has had himself a star-crossed injury year, breaking a bone in his left foot during last August's camp and subsequently tearing his ACL on Halloween. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound speedster is now ready to embark upon a (hopefully) healthy 2016 season. Said HC Mike Riley, "When he ran a fly sweep and when he caught a bubble screen for a nice gainer [in scrimmage], and when he caught a touchdown pass, I didn't even talk to him afterwards, but that night when I was watching, I said, 'This guy's going to want to play.' And he does. And he's ready, totally cleared."
Aug 31 - 3:12 PM

Nebraska received a verbal commitment from three-star 2017 TE Reese Leitao.

"I'm hoping to visit [again] early September for a game possibly against Oregon," Leitao said. He explained that he wants to further his bonds with Mike Riley's coaching staff. The 6-foot-4, 236-pounder was seriously weighing offers from Penn State, Maryland and Oklahoma State before he ultimately decided to join the Cornhusker cause.
Aug 28 - 2:46 PM

Nebraska suspended senior S Nate Gerry for the season-opener against Fresno State.

Nebraska is doing a little bit of troublesome housekeeping, suspending both Gerry and WR Brandon Reilly for the opener due to unspecified violations of team rules. Pro Football Focus views the 6-foot-2, 205-pound Gerry as "one of the nation's best safeties" despite his posting a subdued 2015 campaign.
Aug 26 - 2:53 PM


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