Happy Halloween, Husker Nation.
As is tradition around these parts, we took the liberty in suggesting some costume ideas for Husker players and staff. You can see our previous Halloween spectaculars here and here. (Trigger Warning: the latter link includes photos from the previous regime.)
Here are this year’s costumes…
Mike Riley as General Francis X. Hummel
Yes, General Hummel was technically the villain in The Rock but his heart was in the right place. More importantly, he was a total bad ass much like Riley has been this season when it comes to deciding to go for it on 4th down.
Nate Gerry as Colossus
We all know Nate loves Bane but when your NECK IS WIDER THAN YOUR HEAD there’s only one comic book character right for you.
Bruce Read as Mark Davis
He Mark, if you want a really, really, really good special teams coach, we bet you can snag him for only $455,000 plus some free buffet coupons after you move the Raiders to Vegas.
Ross Dzuris as Bill the Butcher
Ross is already 90% of the way there thanks to his sweet, sweet mustache.
Billy Devaney as a 90s era Frank Solich
Eh, you can’t win ’em all.
Dylan Utter as Harry Knowles
Both of these guys weigh over 300lbs and have monolithic chin beards. The only difference is one is the King of the Nerds and the other could rip me in half for comparing him to the King of the Nerds.
Michael Rose-Ivey as Teddy Pendergrass
Michael is known for playing lights out. Teddy is known for his hit Turn Off the Lights. And they both have kick-ass beards.
Brandon Reilly as Brian, the overly friendly Chotchkie’s Waiter.
We all remember Brandon’s history with a waiter, right? Right?
Clete McLeod as the Men’s Warehouse Guy.
Strength Coach Celete will get the Huskers ripped. He guarantees it.
Creighton Hamik as a Jaysker
When your name’s Creighton but you play for the Huskers, there’s really only one choice.
Bo Kittrel as David St. Hubbins
If you’ve got the hair, you might as well use it to your advantage. Then again, would a kid in 2016 have even heard of Spinal Tap?
Todd McShane as Dirk Chatelain
Sorry, Todd. On the upside, you could make your Dirk costume interactive by blasting Springsteen while blocking people on Twitter.