From staff reports / 04:08 pm, Sunday, Aug. 23
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By Big Red Today / 10:08 am, Sunday, Aug. 23
The Nebraska football team was unranked in AP's preseason football poll after falling short of the Top 25 in the rankings released Sunday.
The Huskers did receive six votes, placing them 34th among vote-getters. NU had tied for 32nd in the coaches' preseason poll.
Ohio State was the uanimous No. 1 team in the AP poll, leading the three Big Ten teams that were ranked. Michigan State was fifth, while Wisconsin came in at No. 20.
The Big 12 landed two teams in the Top 5, with TCU ranked second and Baylor fourth. Alabama rounded
out the Top 5, finishing at No. 3.
By Sam McKewon / World-Herald staff writer / 08:08 pm, Saturday, Aug. 22
For much of Saturday’s scrimmage, junior tight end Cethan Carter worked with the No. 2 and No. 3 offenses while junior Trey Foster — who was just put on scholarship — was working with the top unit.
“That group is pretty interchangeable, and I think that (Carter) will be in that mix,” Riley said. “I think we would like to play multiple tight ends. We’ll play two at a time quite a bit. There’s a first-string and a s.
By Big Red Today / 07:08 pm, Saturday, Aug. 22
The Husker football team held an open scrimmage free for students to attend on Saturday. Afterward, Mike Riley addressed the media, touching on a few topics, including walk-ons now on scholarship, Jamal Turner, big plays and more.