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An Interview with Mike Ekeler

Former Huskers assistant and Blair, Neb. native Mike Ekeler chatted with Hail Varsity Radio on Monday. The new linebackers coach at USC shared his thoughts on the infamous Ed Orgeron, switching to a 3-4 defense, and what’s in store for...

McBride on mismatches

Former Nebraska defensive coordinator Charlie McBride coached through some blowouts in his time at Nebraska. The Huskers put up more than 800 yards against New Mexico State in 1982 in a 68-0 win and 84 points on Minnesota in 1983....

McBride talks defense

When Charlie McBride talks defense, you listen. On Wednesday the former Nebraska defensive coordinator visited with hosts Chris Schmidt and Nick Handley on Hail Varsity Radio to talk about Nebraska’s defense against UCLA, practice reps, the importance of speed,  and...

McBride on Cover 2

Former Nebraska defensive coordinator Charlie McBride stopped by the Hail Varsity Radio show on Wednesday, as he does every Wednesday, to talk Xs and Os with host Chris Schmidt. Last week we brought you McBride’s thoughts on two-gap defense. This...

McBride talks two-gap

Nebraska enters 2012 with question marks at every level defensively but the biggest one, the linchpin to Bo Pelini’s entire scheme, is at defensive tackle. This is the first year since Pelini arrived in Lincoln where he doesn’t have either...

Wistrom’s message: Play for each other

Nebraska called in one of its greatest players to kick off fall camp this week. Grant Wistrom met with the team on Thursday night and when a three-time national champion, two-time All-American, Lombardi Award winner and Super Bowl champion talks,...