Tag Archives: Former Huskers

Hot Reads: The best afro in Huskers history?

There have been a few great afros in the history of Husker athletics. Kenny Bell dominates the modern era. If you’re a little older, it’s impossible to forget Wonder Monds. There were certainly others but few approached the heights (literally)...

Hot Reads: Apology requested

So it turns out Bill Callahan still strikes a chord with Nebraska fans. There was a lot of Twitter chatter yesterday over Tim Brown’s accusation that Callahan sabotaged the Raiders’ chances in Super Bowl XXXVII by changing the game plan...


Hot Reads: Keep the Red Out

THESE FOLKS >>> The award for best photo captioning of a college football story, 2012, goes to MLive.com (East Lansing edition) for this piece on no shows at Michigan State games. As the Spartans have sunk from preseason conference favorite...

Hot Reads: Revisiting 1997

SHARED TITLE >>> Nick Baumgardner has a nice look back at the 1997 season and Michigan and Nebraska’s split national title for MLive.com. I had forgotten how organized Scott Frost’s post-Orange Bowl speech was: “One, if you can look yourself in...

Legends of the Fall: I.M. Hipp

This story by Randy York appears in Volume 1 Issue 7 of Hail Varsity, on newsstands now. To read more great stories like this, subscribe here. (Photo by Sean Holder) *** A few days after a national television commentator invoked I.M....

Hot Reads: Saturday Night Lights

FOOTBALL & CORN >>> Interested in some Michigan players’ take on what they expect from Memorial Stadium? Of course you are. Here’s defensive linemen Will Campbell: They don’t have anything down there but their college football. It’s going to be...

Abdullah makes Jet Award watch list

Sophomore running back and return specialist Ameer Abdullah was named to mid-season Jet Award watch list. The Jet Award is named after former Husker and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny “The Jet” Rodgers and is awarded annually to the top return...

Hot Reads: Fake Midyear Awards

THE FORGOTTEN MAN >>> It may seem a week late for Nebraska fans coming off a bye week, but this is really the midway point of the college football season which can only mean one thing — time for some...

Huskers land a power pitching prospect

Baseball coach Darin Erstad landed his latest verbal commitment this week and its a name longtime fans of Nebraska football might recognize. Michael Klein, an infielder and pitcher for Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., is the son...