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Nebraska coach Scott Frost believes UCF was purposely not given a chance at the College Football Playoff.

Scott Frost’s thoughts on College Football Playoff; relive Nebraska’s 1997 national championship

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A ‘conscious effort’

New Nebraska coach Scott Frost led Central Florida to a 13-0 season. Despite that, the Knights were left out of consideration for the College Football Playoff. Should UCF have been considered? Frost thinks there was a ‘conscious effort’ to leave the Knights out of the race.

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Party like it’s 1997

Tuesday marked the official 20th anniversary since the Huskers’ 1997 National Championship win over Tennessee in the Orange Bowl. To celebrate, Nebraska put together a video that will make any Huskers fan party like it’s 1997.

Back in action

Nebraska quarterback commit Adrian Martinez is ready to hit the football field in the Under Armour All-America Game. Husker fans can tune into the game on Thursday (ESPN2, 5 p.m. CT) to see how Martinez performs.

Pro Big Red

How did the Huskers in the NFL perform during Week 17? Pretty good, especially considering a couple of them found the end zone in their respective games.

On to the next

Speaking of the NFL, Nebraska tackle Nick Gates has made the decision to enter the NFL draft and skip his senior season with the Huskers.

B1G road win

Nebraska basketball got a big win in the Big Ten on Tuesday night. The Huskers took down Northwestern on the road, and it was a great start to 2018 for coach Tim Miles and his team.

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