Salt Creek and Stadium

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I write for Corn Nation despite being wholly unqualified as I have never watched a single game of Nebraska football from before 2004.

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2013 NEB Season Simulation in EA's CFB '14


If anyone is interested, I took the time to simulate 2013 from the Nebraska POV. "OSU scores again" will be the meme in 2014. But plenty of lols at Michigan!


Using EA Sports to Cure the Summer Blues

I simulated the 2013 season with EA Sports' latest edition of NCAA College Football. Weird things happened. For instance, the UCLA game played in favor of our jerseys. Oh, and Kirk Ferentz won't be getting fired, if you must know.


FanPost: Let's Discuss Roster Development

I had some thoughts on Twitter that I thought y'all would like to discuss here at CN: My issue with Barney Cotton is that I feel like he's struggled with the transition of his linemen from...

Not that Meat Loaf!


I don't write about musicians. And today is no different. Instead, let's talk about the food that must have started as someone's craving for bread made from meat. And amazingly, no one complained.

What if the 1990s Never Happened to You?


Salt Creek never experience the Nebraska Cornhuskers of the 1990s - how does that color your perception?



Bubbasan is the man to beat heading into the Final Four.

Thomas Jefferson loved Mac N' Cheese


Thomas Jefferson loved macaroni. Why not give Bubbasan's smokehouse macaroni and cheese a try?

GameThread: Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!


It's a red-letter day for Nebraska athletics!

The Reads: The Desert Island Question


We're so hard up for news that we're asking hypothetical questions.

The Reads: Got it!


Kent Pavelka's radio call of Talley's three pointer to knock off NCAA-hopeful Iowa is a thing of beauty. Oh, and Salt Creek is back.

The Reads: Twenty and a Vacation


We celebrate reaching twenty recipes for the Community Cookbook and Win #7 in the All Sports NU Trophy Campaign. Salt Creek also goes on vacation because it has been a long season and he needs a break.

The Reads: Spring Break in California


Nebraska's Sand Volleyball era begins with a nine game tear through California, a teaser of coming attractions as Nebraska surely puts together a more competitive schedule for 2014. Also, other sports.

The Reads: Rest Well, Football.


Football finally lies down to sleep as we review Nebraska's athletic achievements from the weekend.

The Reads: Super Weekend


There's a whole host of Nebraska sports to build up to the National Football League's BIG SHOW Sunday evening.



Corn Nation gets to the bottom of the rumors that Cobby is considering pursuing a new position as the new Illinois logo.

The Reads: Faster than a Runza


It'll take longer to eat a Runza than it'll take to finish today's Reads! We've got a BIG story about player compensation so check it out and join the conversation today!

The Reads: Nebraska Leads in the Battle for the NU


Nebraska leads Northwestern 5-2 in the Battle for the NU, with seven rounds to go! Who will win the rights to NU in 2013-2014?


CN Cookbook - Bierock

The bierock, also known as a runza in some parts of the country, where small, local mom and pop shops sell their own variation of these sandwiches like people peddle hot boiled peanuts in the South.

The Reads: Will Work For News


It's Friday! We're going heavy on the national media today because, well, Nebraska hasn't beating Michigan State yet and well, there's not much else going on this week. (Nothing on the recruiting front either.)

The Reads: Good grief, NCAA.


You'll never believe it, but the organization that put Nebraska on probation for giving student athletes extra books screwed up their investigation into Miami's possible pay-to-play scandal that involved prostitutes, money and other elicit activities

The Reads: The Inevitable Lack of News


The off-season's slow crawl starts to strangle off my news sources so we're grasping at straws today.

Announcing the Corn Nation Community Cookbook!


We present the Corn Nation Community Cookbook, a chance for you to share your favorite recipes with your fellow CNers! Stop in for details as well as today's news!

The Reads: A Good Weekend


Nebraska athletics has a fantastic weekend, headlined by an upset against the No. 5 Illinois wrestling team. Stop on in for today's open thread and read about our wins!

The Reads: Good News for Team Jack


We've got an update from the Hoffman's and we cover the weekend's athletic events. Stop on in and say hi! This is your weekend open thread.

The Reads: Other Things Happened Yesterday


Did you know Chip Kelly left for the NFL East? Or that San Diego State and the Big East had their marriage annulled? No? Well click and read on. And then stick around for the open thread!

The Reads: Supporting the Home Team


Nebrasketball plays tonight and you should clear your schedule.

The Reads: And the Winner is...


We finally crown the champion for the CN staff's season-long predictions threads. Stop in and congratulate the winner and say hi to your fellow CNers - this is today's open thread!

The Reads: Tim Miles is a Wizard


Salt Creek implores you to support Nebrasketball while we review Nebraska's rather good weekend for Olympic sports. And we make a joke about Monte Kiffin. Join us for today's open thread!

The Reads: Weekend Plans


We finish off the week with some words from Tom Osborne, a nugget on some possible local conference realignment and we find a snake that may represent Nebraska's defense in 2012.

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