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2011-06-27 09:32:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Last season, Detroit Lions football player, Ndamukong Suh, registered 10 sacks, the most by any NFL Defensive Tackle, 66 tackles, 1 interception and 1 forced fumble - all miraculously without head injuries. This upcoming football season, Suh will be the first NFL football player to take another precautionary step to protect athletes from head injuries by endorsing the new revolutionary Impact Indicator by Battle Sports Science. The Impact...

2011-02-03 17:25:00

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks, The Official Sponsor of Tailgating, proudly congratulates company tailgating spokesman Ndamukong Suh for winning the 2011 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year Award today. The 2011 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year Award recognizes Suh for his outstanding performance throughout the season. Suh, a rookie defensive tackle for the NFL's Detroit Lions, was the number two overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft and in his first year, Suh led all defensive...

2010-09-13 10:56:00

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks, The Official Sponsor of Tailgating, today named football great Ndamukong Suh as the company spokesman for tailgating. Suh, a rookie defensive tackle for the NFL's Detroit Lions, was the number two overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, following an award-winning college football career where he was recognized as one of the most decorated defensive players in the history of the sport. In his new role as a spokesman for Omaha Steaks'...

2009-09-26 22:37:04

Roy Helu Jr. rushed for 83 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to help 24th-ranked Nebraska rout Louisiana-Lafayette 55-0. This was Nebraska's third Sun Belt Conference foe after opening the season with a pair of blowout wins over Florida Atlantic (49-3) and Arkansas State (38-9). But the Cornhuskers lost 16-15 last week to nationally ranked Virginia Tech. Cornhuskers quarterback Zac Lee completed 15-of-18 passes for 238 yards with one touchdown. Curenski Gilleylen had two receptions for 85...

2009-09-19 19:01:16

Danny Coale's 81-yard catch with a minute to play set up Dyrell Roberts' TD with 21 seconds left Saturday in Virginia Tech's 16-15 win over Nebraska. The win over No. 19 Nebraska was No. 14 Virginia Tech's 32nd consecutive non-conference home victory. Coale's 81-yard reception catch accounted for nearly one-third of Virginia Tech's 278 total yards of offense and most of the second-half yardage (141) for the Hokies (2-1). Tyrod Taylor completed only 12-of-27 passes for 192 yards and a...

2009-09-12 18:32:15

Zac Lee threw four touchdown passes Saturday to pace 18th-ranked Nebraska's 38-9 victory over Arkansas State. Lee was 27-of-35 for 340 yards for the Cornhuskers (2-0). Two of his touchdown passes were to Mike McNeill. Niles Paul ran for a touchdown and caught a pass for another. Reggie Arnold ran for 83 yards on 14 carries and scored the lone touchdown for Arkansas State (1-1). Corey Leonard had 131 yards on 11-of-20 passing and ran for 22 yards. Jahbari McLennan caught seven passes for 69...

2009-09-10 23:05:43

Scott Blair kicked two field goals in the final 5:40 Thursday and No. 13 Georgia Tech, after letting a 24-0 lead disappear, rallied to defeat Clemson 30-27. Blair had three field goals overall and also threw a touchdown pass in the first period as part of a quick start for the Yellow Jackets in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams. Clemson quarterback Kyle Parker then threw three touchdown passes and the Tigers scored 27 straight points to move in front. Blair tied it with a...

2009-09-05 22:23:19

Roy Helu rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead the 22nd-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers' 49-3 rout of Florida Atlantic. Zac Lee threw for 214 yards with two touchdowns and an interception on 15-of-22 passing for Nebraska. Curenski Gilleylen caught four passes for 92 yards and a TD, and Menelik Holt also caught a TD pass for Nebraska. Rusty Smith threw two interceptions while completing 16-of-31 throws for 167 yards for Florida Atlantic. Alfred Morris led the Owls' running...

2009-04-06 16:34:21

Low unemployment and foreclosure rates apparently have put smiles on faces in Nebraska, recently ranked No. 1 in a national Happiness Index. MainStreet.com said what the Cornhuskers may lack in big-city salaries they make up for in financial security, giving it the top slot in a new Happiness Index, published Monday. In the index, -- a new take on the old and tired Misery Index, MainStreet.com said -- Nebraska ranked second in lowest number of foreclosures and boasts the second lowest...


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