All posts by Brandon Vogel


Getting Over the Hump

“Can we talk about Iowa, please?” It didn’t take long into Monday’s press conference for Bo Pelini to make that request. But, with questions continuing to swirl around the program following the first back-to-back losses in conference play in five...

Hot Reads: Minnesota Misery

Nebraska, of course, fell out of the Associated Press and Coaches polls this week after its loss to Minnesota but the Huskers moved up to No. 1 in one set of rankings. Dan Wolken’s “Misery Index,” a weekly catalog of, well,...



Understanding the Gophers

Hair of the dog, they say. In some ways, that’s just what Minnesota represents on Saturday. Like the Wisconsin team Nebraska just faced, the Gophers – like some sort of time capsule from an era since past – love tight...

Hot Reads: What Went Wrong

We’re probably nearing the expiration date on dissections of the Wisconsin game, but here’s one more that’s worth your time. Ian Boyd of SB Nation took an in-depth look at the scheme Nebraska used against Wisconsin and how the Badgers...

Hot Reads: A Pelini Reader

Yesterday’s “what does it all mean?” press conference in Lincoln was bound to spur some thinking about the Huskers’ football program. Here today, that’s come to pass. There are almost too many stories to choose from, so let’s touch on...

Notes from Another Manic Monday

It was always going to be one of those awkward, self-evaluation Mondays in Lincoln. Nebraska fans have seen a few of them now in recent seasons. That’s what happens after another humbling loss in one of the Huskers’ biggest games — it...

Hot Reads: Power Outage

Everyone knew the tumble would come after Nebraska was trounced in Madison, it was only a matter of how far. The Huskers fell 10 spots in the Associated Press poll to No. 21, sandwiched between 7-3 Utah and 9-1 Colorado...