Shatel: Celebrating my Husker football anniversary … without Husker football | Shatel

Elwanda Tulloch

“She tells him how proud they are of him, how much they admire him, how wonderful it is to see him. He takes pictures with her and the president and they talk for a while. We walked back (to press row) and he was so excited to get these pictures.

“The next morning, he’s still talking about it. And he’s amazed that these people were so nice to him. I said, ‘Why wouldn’t be they nice to you, Coach?’

“He just shook his head and I can imagine what that head shake meant.

“But that, to me, said a lot about his life, to come from where he was earlier in life to where he was being embraced by presidents.”

» The Big Ten presidents voted 11-3 to postpone fall football. Ohio State, Nebraska and Iowa were the three who said “Play ball.”

So now that the Big Ten has

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Husker parents threaten legal action if Big Ten doesn’t clarify decision to postpone football | Husker News

Elwanda Tulloch

If the information is not delivered by noon central time on Monday, the letter read, “we will have no choice but to file suit in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.”

Snodgrass, who is the football coach at York High School, emphasized that the group remains solely a parent-led effort separate from the University of Nebraska. Time is against them, he said, with other leagues like the Big 12 and SEC set to begin their seasons next month.

“Ultimately, we would love for them to play football in the Big Ten,” Snodgrass said. “We realize this is a difficult process, but that’s what our end hope is.”

Nebraska leadership in recent days has indicated that it is moving away from hopes of a fall football campaign. UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green said on Lincoln radio station KLIN on Wednesday that there is a “growing level of enthusiasm”

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