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Matt Rhule Makes Lincoln Debut as Head Coach of the Huskers

Matt Rhule, the new head coach of the Huskers, will make his Lincoln debut on Saturday after an 0-2 start on the road. In a news conference on Thursday, Coach Rhule provided an update on the team's quarterback, Jeff Sims, who is “progressing” after suffering an injury in the previous weekend's game against Colorado. However, Coach Rhule stated that he was unsure about Sims' status for the upcoming home opener against Northern Illinois.

The game between Northern Illinois and Nebraska is scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, and it will be televised on Fox Sports.

Coach Rhule emphasized that Jeff Sims is still their quarterback and that they are not looking for a replacement. However, he also highlighted the importance of Sims' ball protection skills, stating that he needs to be more cautious in that aspect.

This is a developing story, and updates will be provided by 6 Sports.

Title: Matt Rhule Prepares for Huskers' Home Opener

Summary: Matt Rhule, the new head coach of the Huskers, is preparing for his Lincoln debut after two losses on the road. He provided an update on the team's quarterback, Jeff Sims, who is recovering from an injury. The Huskers will face Northern Illinois in their home opener at Memorial Stadium, with the game televised on Fox Sports. Coach Rhule emphasized that Sims remains their starting quarterback but needs to improve his ball protection skills.

Definitions:
1. Head coach: The person in charge of leading and managing a sports team.
2. Home opener: The first game of the season played at the team's home stadium.
3. Quarterback: The player in American and Canadian football responsible for initiating plays and passing or running with the ball.
4. Ball protection: Being careful and cautious with the ball to minimize the chances of turnovers.

Source: WOWT News (2023)