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  1. Capital One Bowl: No pressure from B1G

    Brian Bennett

    On Thursday, we linked to a story from the Orlando Sentinel's Mike Bianchi that said the Capital One Bowl wanted to take Northwestern and Texas A&M but bowed to pressure from the Big Ten and SEC to select conference runners-up Nebraska and Georgi...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  2. Report: Capital One wanted Northwestern

    Brian Bennett

    This will not come as news to those of you who followed the bowl selection machinations leading up the postseason announcements of Dec. 2. But another report has some more details on how the Capital One Bowl originally wanted to pit Northwestern a...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  3. Nine from B1G are academic All-Americans

    Brian Bennett

    Nine Big Ten players have been named to the Capital One Academic All-America teams. That leads all FBS conferences. Here are the honorees: First team Rex Burkhead, RB, Nebraska Pete Massaro, DE, Penn State Adam Replogle, DT, Indiana J...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  4. Nebraska to Capital One Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska is going back to the Capital One Bowl. The game just announced that it has selected the Huskers to play in the Jan. 1 game in Orlando for the second straight year. Nebraska lost to South Carolina 30-13 in this game last year. An oppone...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  5. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Links are served: Nebraska players are starting to take ownership of the team, a process that began right after the Capital One Bowl loss. Taylor Martinez is using the offseason to address some of the deficiencies in his game. Bo Pelini doesn't w...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  6. Capital One Bowl: Nebraska vs. S. Carolina

    Brian Bennett

    The last time Nebraska played a Steve Spurrier-coached team, the Huskers steamrolled Florida 62-24 for the national title. The stakes won't be as high when the Huskers meet Spurrier's South Carolina Gamecocks in the Capital One Bowl, and the scoring ...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  7. Mike Caputo of Nebraska Cornhuskers to play in bowl game

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska starting center Mike Caputo will play in the Jan. 2 Capital One Bowl against South Carolina after a drunken driving charge against him was reduced, coach Bo Pelini said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  8. Nebraska to play in Capital One Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska's first bowl game as a Big Ten member will come in Florida against an SEC team. The Huskers will play South Carolina (10-2) in the Capital One Bowl. The two teams have met only three times and not since 1987, with Nebraska winning all thr...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  9. Big East academic honorees

    Brian Bennett

    Several Big East players have been selected to the Capital One All-District team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a starter or key reserve and maintain a grade-point ave...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  10. Geno Smith wins impact performance

    Brian Bennett

    West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith won the Capital One Impact Performance Award for Week 6 after throwing for 450 yards and four touchdown passes in a 43-16 win over UConn. He is the second straight West Virginia player to win the award, following ...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  11. Garrison wins impact performance

    Brian Bennett

    West Virginia running back Dustin Garrison was the winner of this week's Capital One Cup Impact Performance after rushing for 291 yards against Bowling Green....

    Blog | October 06, 2011