Michael Babcock

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About the Author

Mike Babcock, a freelance writer, has covered Cornhusker football for twenty years, including seventeen at the Lincoln Journal Star and now as a contributing editor for Huskers Illustrated. He also writes a sports column for the Omaha-based entertainment weekly The Reader. He had some hands-on experience (of a sort) in the program, helping Gib Babcock, the equipment manager and his uncle, put red stripes on Cornhusker helmets in the late 1960s while he was a sophomore English major at the university.