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Kris Brown picked for Nebraska Football HOF

LINCOLN — As Kris Brown prepared for one of the most important kicks of his college career, the goalposts were still moving a little.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Foltz to be honored before Fan Day
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 7:13 pm

Nebraska will conduct a moment of silence and air a video tribute to honor Sam Foltz during its annual Husker football Fan Day on Aug. 3.

The event gives fans an opportunity to meet players and coaches before the start of fall camp.

Wednesday 07/27/2016
Coach, freshman punter still following Foltz’s lead
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 9:38 pm

LINCOLN — At the end of the specialists’ portion of football practice, Nebraska special teams coordinator Bruce Read would sometimes gather his kickers, punters, snappers and holders for a brief word.

When Read was done, he said, he’d turn to Sam Foltz.

Cincinnati Bengals sign former Husker DE Jack Gangwish
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 4:24 pm

From Husker walk-on to the NFL, Jack Gangwish took another step in his football career Wednesday.

Gangwish, a 6-foot-2, 265-pound defensive end, has signed a deal with the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals, the team announced Wednesday.

Big Ten Notebook: Smith next big name coach in conference
Posted: July 27, 2016

CHICAGO -- The line of powerhouse coaches in the Big Ten Conference keeps getting longer.

Coaches like Urban Meyer, Jim Harbaugh, Mark Dantonio, Kirk Ferentz, just to name a few. Now add Lovie Smith to the list.

Nine-game conference schedule gets mixed reviews
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 12:10 am

CHICAGO -- For at least the next four years, Big Ten schools will play nine conference game each season.

Reaction from coaches was somewhat mixed Monday and Tuesday at Big Ten Media Days at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Tuesday 07/26/2016
VIDEO: Foltz's booming kicks left campers in awe
Updated: July 29, 2016 - 1:57 pm

During Friday's drills at the Kohl's National Elite Camp, Sam Foltz's booming kicks left campers in awe and admiration of the Nebraska native's talent.

Accident takes Husker kicker Drew Brown’s close friend — Sam Foltz, his ‘hero’
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 10:03 pm

LINCOLN — Drew Brown and Sam Foltz were close friends, and not just because they were Nebraska’s starting kicker and punter. Foltz was Brown’s holder on field goals and extra points. Foltz became fast friends with Brown when the latter arrived in 2014 and won the starting placekicking job as a true freshman.

Brown also gained a best friend.

Monday 07/25/2016
HAMAR: Day one goes on without NU
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm

CHICAGO -- The mood was rather somber Monday on the first day of the Big Ten Media Days, especially among the Nebraska contingent.

It was just a day after the news that Nebraska senior Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler had been killed in a car accident Saturday night in Wisconsin.

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