Nebraska AD Issues Statement On Cancelled Season Opener

first_imgNebraska football players run onto the field.LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMBER 26: The Nebraska Cornhuskers take the field before their game against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Memorial Stadium on September 26, 2015 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)Nebraska began its 2018 season in odd fashion on Saturday. In fact, they didn’t technically begin their season at all.The Huskers’ season opener against Akron was cancelled after a lengthy weather delay. The two teams only got the opening kickoff in before lightning stopped the action.For a while, it looked like the game would be played Sunday morning instead. However, that alternative was ultimately nixed.The Scott Frost Era will officially begin next week against Colorado. It remains to be seen if the Huskers will add another game to their schedule.Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos issued a statement this afternoon on the decision to cancel the game.Bill Moos statement about last night’s cancellation. #Huskers pic.twitter.com/q1LeI9EU2u— Brian Christopherson (@Husker247BC) September 2, 2018It will be interesting to see if Nebraska ultimately adds a game to its schedule. The Huskers could be around a .500 team, so adding a game might be the difference between making a bowl and not.In the meantime, Nebraska and Colorado will play next Saturday at home. It will be a rematch of the old Big 8/Big 12.The game will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC.last_img

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