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Mitch Sherman and Max Olson dig into Nebraska football from inside the gates of Memorial Stadium, where no ticket has gone unsold since 1962. With their combined decades of experience around the Huskers, Mitch and Max will keep you informed on key issues and topics in Lincoln.

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Mitch Sherman and Max Olson dig into Nebraska football from inside the gates of Memorial Stadium, where no ticket has gone unsold since 1962. With their combined decades of experience around the Huskers, Mitch and Max will keep you informed on key issues and topics in Lincoln.

    Huskers Back in Lincoln, State of the Program & Iowa Insight with Scott Dochterman

    Huskers Back in Lincoln, State of the Program & Iowa Insight with Scott Dochterman

    Mitch and Max return to the podcast to discuss the return of the Nebraska football team to Lincoln (2:00). What health measures are being installed to reduce the risk of players contracting the Coronavirus? Are the pitfalls too great to attempt to accommodate fans (8:30), and what changes could be proposed that would alter on-campus living (10:00)? M&M describe Nebraska's 'State of the Program' and key in on the Huskers receiving corps, in particular (12:30). Plus, Max broaches Nebraska's transfer situation as another scholarship player leaves the program (18:30). The Athletic's Iowa Hawkeyes reporter Scott Dochterman then joins the program (21:15). He enlightens the guys on Iowa's current status as well as why players are signing a pledge, the University's financial obstacles (25:00), expectations for the program and Scott's personal experience with the pandemic (31:00).
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    • 38 min
    Revisiting the 2001 Oklahoma Sooners Showdown with Former Huskers Linebacker Jamie Burrow

    Revisiting the 2001 Oklahoma Sooners Showdown with Former Huskers Linebacker Jamie Burrow

    Mitch and Max dust off the one and only Nebraska Football Time Machine, and travel back to 2001 to relive the bout between two of the top-3 teams in the country in Nebraska and the Oklahoma Sooners. After setting up the framework for the contest, M&M welcome in former Cornhuskers linebacker, Jamie Burrow (24:30), to discuss his memories from the game as well as the play call that changed the dynamics of the clash, "Black Flash 41 Reverse", and the swath of Heisman-caliber talent at the showdown, including Jamie's younger brother and future Heisman Trophy winner, Joe Burrow.Watch with us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXbckBGceXgFollow Mitch on Twitter: @mitchShermanFollow Max on Twitter: @max_olson



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    • 46 min
    Revisiting the 2000 Notre Dame Clash with Heisman Trophy Winner Eric Crouch

    Revisiting the 2000 Notre Dame Clash with Heisman Trophy Winner Eric Crouch

    Mitch and Max pull and twist the assortment of glistening and flashing knobs in their Nebraska football time machine to revisit the battle against Notre Dame in 2000. The guys marvel at the Nebraska contingent at Notre Dame Stadium and revel in the home field-esque advantage before discussing the history of the match up, the style of play, and the special team's blunders. Husker football legend and Heisman Trophy Winner, Eric Crouch, joins the duo to relive the contest, and muse what an alternate universe with him in a Notre Dame jersey would look like. Crouch also chats about the ravenous Sea of Red, Nebraska's punishing brand of running offense, and the confidence the Huskers harbored in overtime to defeat the Fighting Irish.
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    Reliving the 1994 Orange Bowl with Nebraska HOFer Trev Alberts

    Reliving the 1994 Orange Bowl with Nebraska HOFer Trev Alberts

    A day of mixed emotions in Nebraska program history, the 1994 Orange Bowl National Championship between the Huskers and Florida State, is worthy of a rewind. Mitch and Max, your tour guides, delve into the minutia of this event that had no shortage of narratives, including the Seminoles offense and the complexion of Nebraska's club (4:30), the officiating (12:55), the missed game-winning field goal (22:25) and even OJ Simpson (29:00). M&M then welcome in Nebraska HOF linebacker and impact player in the Orange Bowl, Trev Alberts, to discuss the underdog '93-'94 team, Byron Bennett, the game's last two minutes and much more (37:30).
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    Spring Game Canceled, Pro Day Impact & Community Influence

    Spring Game Canceled, Pro Day Impact & Community Influence

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    • 34 min
    The Future of Name, Image & Likeness with Opendorse Blake Lawrence & Adi Kunalic

    The Future of Name, Image & Likeness with Opendorse Blake Lawrence & Adi Kunalic

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    • 56 min

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