The Huskers try to snap a two-game skid against a Golden Gophers team looking for a signature win. They enter with a 7-2 mark and are tied with and Minnesota atop the Big Ten West. At the time of this post, it was not certain if Tommy Armstrong would be starting QB for Nebraska due to his injury last week.
Bleachers is a new watch site this year, and had a great turnout at their first game day earlier this year.
The Arena Sports Grill in North Scottsdale has been a HNAZ watch-site for several years, and was newly remodeled over the summer. They also do a great job of creating a Big Red atmosphere. Please come out to support either of these featured watch-sites, and get your game day punch for another entry in the end of season prize raffle.
Only 2 days left to vote for Herbie (Kent Titze. Please!!!! Thanks!
PS You can vote everyday, but you have to hit “already registered” and fill in your email and they will send you a link to vote again. (Kind of a nuisance but it’s to keep the voting fair.)
This week the Huskers, now ranked #10, take on Big Ten Conference rival, the #6-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes. From NCAA website,”Two Big Ten heavyweights will collide when No. 10 Nebraska visits No. 6 Ohio State in a battle to remain in College Football Playoff consideration. The Buckeyes survived Northwestern’s upset bid last weekend to stay within striking distance of Michigan. The Cornhuskers saw their 7-game winning streak snapped in overtime against Wisconsin but still boast a one-game lead in the Big Ten West….” (read the whole article here)
Whiskey Rose was a new watch site for last year, and went all out to create a rousing Big Red atmosphere. It’s located on the west end of the Westgate Entertainment District, near Cardinals Stadium.
Lucky Break in Tempe was also a new watch-site last year, and also did a great job of creating a Big Red atmosphere. Please come out to support either of these featured watch-sites, and get your game day punch for another entry in the end of season prize raffle.
Congratulations! Kent Titze, AKA Real Life Herbie Husker! His entry to the Best Fan Ever contest received the most votes during the local voting period and has moved on to the national round of voting.
Fans can vote now through November 11, 2016 at usatoday.secondstreetapp.com/bestfanever. After the national voting period ends, if Kent has the most votes, he can win the grand prize of a $4,000 gift card and will be crowned the “Best Fan Ever”. In addition to that, one randomly selected voter will win a $1,000 gift card. One vote per person, per day. Please find the attached official rules for more details.
He is the 22nd photo of 50 and it looks like the only NEBRASKA FAN so lets vote for him every day until Nov 11th We have shown Arizona, so let’s now show the nation that we are the BEST FANS EVER.
National Voting Period: Beginning October 24, 2016 to 11:59 a.m. (E.T.) November 11, 2016. Votin is easy. Just visit http://usatoday.secondstreetapp.com/bestfanever, scroll down to Kent’s photo, click it and read the entry, then complete a few fields of required information, follow posted instructions, and click “Vote”. Voting is limited to individuals who are 13 years of age or older. Maximum one (1) vote per voter, per day. The 25 entries which receive the highest number of eligible votes will advance and be judged, as defined below…
Grand Prize Winner: After the end of the National Voting Period, a panel of judges selected by Sponsor will judge the 25 entries which received the highest number of eligible votes during the National Voting Period, according to the following criteria: 50% ability for the photo and essay to capture the fan spirit of the entrant, and 50% content of essay/appropriateness for contest theme, and clarity of writing. The entry with the highest score at the end of the judging will be the Grand Prize Winner. In the event of a tie at any point during the Contest, tied entries will be judged on the same criteria listed above and the final decision will be made by the judge(s). Decisions of judges and Sponsor shall be final and binding in all respects. The judging will be completed on or about November 11, 2016.
This week the Huskers, now ranked #7, take on another Big Ten Conference rival, the #11-ranked Wisconsin Badgers. From NCAA website,”If Nebraska wins Saturday night, it would improve to 5-0 in the Big Ten and have a minimum of a full-game lead over Northwestern in the West, in addition to its head-to-head victory over the Wildcats….The Badgers (5-2, 2-2) would have their division hopes take a huge hit if they lose….Nebraska’s only win over Wisconsin since joining the Big Ten five years ago was in 2012 in Lincoln…” (read the whole article here)
The owners of Desert Rose, Pete & Teresa, bought the old Glendale iron works welding facility with a vision to revitalize the beautiful, quaint, historical area of Glendale. Early this year they applied to become a HuskersNArizona watch-site. They have a great outdoor patio with lots of TVs in addition to the indoor pub. Please come out to support our new west side watch-site, and get your game day punch for another entry in the end of season prize raffle.
This week the Huskers take on another Big Ten Conference foe, the Purdue Boilermakers. The Boilermakers (1-2 in Big Ten play) just fired head coach Darrell Hazell on October 16, 2016. Gerad Parker was named the interim head coach for the remainder of the season.
Duke Nguyen, the owner of Max Sports Grille, has been a huge supporter of HuskersNArizona for many years. They play the NU fight song after touchdowns…it’s almost like being there! Come out to reciprocate our support for the Max, and get your game day punch to stay in the running for the end of season prize raffle.
This week the Huskers take on another Big Ten Conference foe, the Indiana University Hoosiers. The Hoosiers are 3-2 and just coming off a 17-38 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes. Ironically, their Bloomington, Indiana stadium is also called Memorial Stadium, which is where they are playing this week.
Those of you from Omaha may recall Clancy’s as an Omaha institution, at one time having 4 Metro-area locations. Now they have two: the original one at 72nd and Pacific Streets, and the other just south of 168th and Center Streets. We are fortunate to have our own Clancy’s right here in Scottsdale at 4432 N Miller Rd #107, Scottsdale, AZ 85251.
Come out to support Clancy’s and get your game day punch to stay in the running for the end of season prize raffle.
It will be Homecoming in Lincoln and the Huskers face off against the Fighting Illini, a Big 10 Conference rival from Illinois! Join your Husker friends at our long-time watch-site, The Arena Sports Grill, that has been recently remodeled. From their website, “The Arena Sports Grill is a local Scottsdale family-oriented neighborhood restaurant that offers great food in a fun environment. From personal-sized pizza and wings, to steak, pasta & salads, the Arena offers something for everyone! Food, Sports, Games & Fun….Come join The Scottsdale Arizona Arena Sports Bar Nebraska Huskers Headquarters! Arena has over 20 high-def televisions to watch all your favorite College & NFL Football Sports Teams! Join us for specials and great food this weekend!”
Come watch the Huskers, fresh off their win over the Oregon Ducks, tackle the Northwestern Wildcats in our first Big Ten conference game at 4:30 p.m. AZ time. The Wildcats won ltheir last game vs. Duke 24 to 13.
We went to Desert Rose on the 10th and found it to be a spacious, attractive and accommodating place to watch the game. Desert Rose Pizza and GastroPub is in historic downtown Glendale, and opened in January as the reincarnation of the former Glendale Iron Works . (According to Wikipedia, the term “gastropub” was coined in 1991, when David Eyre and Mike Belben took over The Eagle pub in Clerkenwell, London. Traditionally, British pubs were drinking establishments and little emphasis was placed on the serving of food. There are at least 3 distinct venues at this address: 1)Desert Rose Steakhouse with live music on Saturday nights; 2)Desert Rose Pizza and Gastropub, and 3)Desert Rose cigar Lounge. Below are some pictures from the 10th.
Click on the Desert Rose logo to go to their website.