PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The San Diego Padres bolstered their rotation on Sunday, acquiring left-hander Sean Manaea in a trade with the Oakland Athletics.
San Diego got the 30-year-old Manaea and minor league right-hander Aaron Holiday from Oakland for pitching prospect Adrian Martinez and minor league infielder Euribiel Angeles.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Casey Thompson, who started 10 games and passed for 24 touchdowns for Texas last season, opened Nebraska's spring practice Monday as its No. 1 quarterback.
“I think he's the best one right now,” new offensive coordinator Mark Whipple said.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Florida State quarterback Chubba Purdy announced his decision to transfer to Nebraska on Monday.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Adrian Martinez is heading to Kansas State from Nebraska.
The four-year starting quarterback for the Cornhuskers announced Thursday night on Twitter that he would transfer to K-State.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez announced Thursday that he will enter the transfer portal, another blow for the struggling Cornhuskers.
The three-time captain completed his best season in 2021, completing 61.8% of his throws for 2,863 yards with 14 touchdowns and 10 interceptions for a career-best rating of 149.0.
No. 17 Iowa (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten, No. 16 CFP) at Nebraska (3-8, 1-7), Friday at 1:30 p.m. EST (Big Ten Network).
Line: Iowa by 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez will miss the Cornhuskers' season finale against Iowa because of a shoulder injury, coach Scott Frost announced Monday.
Frost said redshirt freshman Logan Smothers would start Friday against the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten).
Nebraska (3-7, 1-6 Big Ten) at No. 19 Wisconsin (7-3, 5-2, No. 15 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC).
Line: Wisconsin by 7 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s top-ranked defense faces the challenge of preparing for the unknown as it gets ready to face a Nebraska team that just overhauled its offensive coaching staff.
Saturday’s matchup at Camp Randall Stadium will be Nebraska’s first game since Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost fired four offensive assistants, including coordinator Matt Lubick.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Purdue didn't let a bad performance in its previous game carry over to the next one.
Aidan O’Connell threw for two touchdowns, Purdue intercepted four of Adrian Martinez’s passes, and the Boilermakers beat Nebraska 28-23 on Saturday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For Nebraska, the final stretch of the season is all about gaining bowl eligibility.
Considering the Cornhuskers (3-5, 1-4 Big Ten) would need to go 3-1 against a difficult schedule, Saturday's game against Purdue is as close as it gets to a must win.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For all the drama of Illinois' nine-overtime win at Penn State, the game was illustrative of the difficulties many Big Ten teams are encountering when their offenses get near the goal line.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hints of that long-awaited breakthrough for Nebraska under coach Scott Frost have been apparent lately, as the Huskers more than held their own through a tough stretch on the schedule.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh called the ninth-ranked Wolverines' come-from-behind victory over Nebraska a “Clint Eastwood win.”
Jake Moody hit a 39-yard field goal with 1:24 remaining to lift Michigan to a 32-29 win over upset-minded Nebraska on Saturday night.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — In the 10 years since Nebraska joined the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers' tightest games have been against Northwestern.
On a Saturday night when the Huskers were nearly flawless after back-to-back mistake-filled losses to ranked opponents, they posted their most lopsided Big Ten win against the Wildcats.
Nebraska (2-1) at No. 3 Oklahoma (2-0), Saturday at noon EDT (Fox).
Line: Oklahoma by 22 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Before Saturday, it had been two years since Nebraska won consecutive games.
Never mind the Cornhuskers' 28-3 victory was against a Buffalo team from the Mid-American Conference and that it followed last week's win over Fordham of the Championship Subdivision.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Fordham hung tough with Nebraska for a while, but ultimately the Cornhuskers imposed their will on their overmatched visitor from New York City.
Adrian Martinez ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, and the Huskers broke away in the second quarter and went on to a 52-7 victory Saturday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Adrian Martinez has been through a lot of losing, his body has taken a beating and he has dealt with the frustration of not being able to recapture the form that made him one of the nation's top freshman quarterbacks in 2018.
Over the course of the past two months — and in the first two weeks of Nebraska spring football — praise for freshman quarterback Luke McCaffrey has been steady.
It would be nearly impossible for this offseason’s Heisman Trophy hype to miss Adrian Martinez completely.
Of course the Fresno, California, native and sophomore Nebraska quarterback has heard his name mentioned on shortlists and by oddsmakers as among the country's top candidates for the upcoming fall.
You don’t have to step out on too thin a limb to say that the 2019 Nebraska football team will rely heavily on its young players.
One needs only to look at the 2018 season — Scott Frost’s first at the helm — and the five true freshmen who held major roles in quarterback Adrian Martinez, running back Maurice Washington, outside linebacker Caleb Tannor, cornerback Cam Taylor and kicker Barret Pickering for evidence.
Nebraska running back Devine Ozigbo was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and quarterback Adrian Martinez was honored as the Big Ten Freshman of the Week, the conference announced today.
Steven M. Sipple, Parker Gabriel and Chris Basnett peg Lamar Jackson, Devine Ozigbo and Adrian Martinez as three of the most compelling storylines of the season. Plus a look at Bethune-Cookman, thinking about the stretch run of the Huskers' season and a healthy dose of hoops talk as the season nears.
Steven M. Sipple and Parker Gabriel break down Nebraska freshman quarterback Adrian Martinez's promising start to the season, the ways in which the winless Huskers still must improve quickly and discuss whether NU is equipped to handle power football teams.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Adrian Martinez is back.
Nebraska's freshman quarterback is starting here against Michigan after missing one week with a right knee injury.
Martinez stayed loose on the exercise bike on the visiting sideline while NU's captains were at midfield for the coin toss and then trotted onto the field with the first-team offense.
LINCOLN — Sunday wasn’t all that different from usual for the Nebraska football team. Players came for meals and watched some film on Colorado. Coaches schemed and spent time with visiting recruits.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The day after Adrian Martinez was pronounced the winner of Nebraska's quarterback competition, the runner-up left school.
At Clemson, the arrival of celebrated freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence sent three other quarterbacks — one a former five-star recruit who signed just last year — looking for new teams.
LINCOLN — The quarterback competition raged for eight months. Through 15 spring practices and 20 more in training camp. It was the subject of much written and verbal evaluations, not to mention countless fan debates.
True freshman Adrian Martinez has been named Nebraska's starting quarterback for the opener against Akron on Saturday.
The Cornhuskers' depth chart was released yesterday. Martinez beat out redshirt freshman Tristan Gebbia in a close competition.