Tag Archives: Signing Day

Hot Reads: Slow Recruiting

Lot of Nebraska-centric stories yesterday for a random day in early June. So many, that I’m altering the formula a bit today. More stories, slightly shorter entries just to make sure we get everything. Slow Recruiting In the only story...

Hot Reads: The Long Game

We’re two days removed from signing day but the parsing of what the day actually means for a college football program is ongoing. Part of that’s a reflection of this analytics age we live in and part of it is...

Pursuing Perception

It’s funny, really, how much perception spins the recruiting world. The Rivals100, the ESPN300, the 247 Composite rankings. The saturation of college football recruiting should theoretically cause competition within the market to smooth out the inconsistencies and bolster the quality...


The 2013 Walk-Ons

The storied walk-on tradition at Nebraska continued on Wednesday with 15 preferred walk-ons agreeing to play for the Huskers. Per NCAA rules, Nebraska could only announce 13 of those players. Here’s a quick rundown of who’s joining the team: JORDAN...

Hot Reads: What Happens to all the Hats?

What happens to the hats of the teams that aren’t chosen on Signing Day? Donated to Goodwill? Returned to the local Lids? Given to younger siblings? Jacquille Veii has hats from both Iowa and Nebraska. Hardly seems like he’d want...

The Soft Sell

“We get the kids that we want.” Bo Pelini said that on Wednesday during his press conference officially announcing the haul of recruits at Nebraska in 2013. Bo Pelini has used that line before on numerous occasions. It’s something of...

Heard, Rome leaving the program

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini officially announced on Wednesday that running back Braylon Heard and defensive tackle Chase Rome will be transferring. Both would’ve been juniors in 2013 and both were ranked as four-star prospects by Rivals in the 2010 class....


Signing Day Central

Welcome to National Signing Day, the biggest day of the year for the facsimile industry. This is your home base for Hail Varsity’s coverage of the festivities. Below you’ll find a list of Nebraska’s verbal commitments coming into Wednesday who...