All posts by Brandon Vogel


Hot Reads: Delta Up

Perhaps the best signifier of Byerson Cockrell’s early success at Nebraska is how easy it has been to miss him. That wasn’t a given when he was forced to become the Huskers’ nickelback following an August injury to Charles Jackson....


Hot Reads: Part of the Package

Mike Stoops is mad, bro. He’s mad about the NCAA rule that allows offensive linemen to get as far as three yards downfield on passing plays. He’s mad that said allowance frequently turns into four or five yards. And what...

Gregory Makes First Lott Trophy Cut

Remember back in August when we were awash in watch list news? Those lists are starting to be trimmed and Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory made the cut as a quarterfinalist for the Lott Trophy. Named after College and Pro...

Hot Reads: Into the Black

The much-discussed awarding of the Blackshirts happened yesterday. The Nebraska staff handed out 16 shirts and 15 players wore them at practice, with linebacker Josh Banderas abstaining. “He chose to not wear it out there because he felt like his...

Stop the Reeling

If a team wants to win football games, it’s going to have to tackle some guys. Hard-hitting analysis, I know, but it came up a couple of times during Nebraska’s media session Monday as an explanation for a dominating second-half...



Hot Reads: Santos, Reilly Return

Nebraska will have a couple of key contributors back for Saturday’s game against Northwestern. Bo Pelini said that linebacker David Santos is “good to go” following Thursday night’s practice. That’s not an insignificant addition for this game. Despite missing the...

Understanding the Wildcats

Three points. That’s been the maximum margin for any of the previous three Nebraska-Northwestern games, making this the most competitive series the Huskers have had thus far since joining the Big Ten. And, if not for one Hail Mary and...