Jacob Padilla

Jacob is in his third year with Hail Varsity covering Husker athletics. He has also written extensively for SB Nation's Bright Side of the Sun and The Creightonian. His love of basketball can best be described as an obsession and if you need to find him, he's probably in a gym somewhere watching, coaching or playing hoops.
Nebraska Film Study: Defensive End Casey Rogers

Nebraska Film Study: Defensive End Casey Rogers

Casey Rogers got his feet wet as a redshirt freshman in 2019, appearing in four games. With all three defensive line starters off to the NFL, Rogers will have a chance to play a much larger role in 2020, so Jacob Padilla took a look at the film to see what the sophomore brings to the table.

Nebraska Film Study: Linebacker Luke Reimer

Nebraska Film Study: Linebacker Luke Reimer

Walk-on linebacker Luke Reimer was one of four true freshmen to burn his redshirt in 2019, and although he only logged 14 real snaps on defense, he showed why the coaches couldn’t keep him off the field enough to limit him to four games.

Nebraska Film Study: Cornerback Quinton Newsome

Nebraska Film Study: Cornerback Quinton Newsome

Quinton Newsome impressed the Nebraska coaching staff enough to burn his redshirt in 2019 as the cornerback from Georgia played in 10 games, contributing both on special teams and defense. Jacob Padilla took a look at the film to see what Newsome did well and where he needs to improve.

Consistency Will be Key for Huskers at Outside Hitter

Consistency Will be Key for Huskers at Outside Hitter

The Nebraska volleyball team will return its entire starting lineup from the 2019 season, but there’s been a lot of change as well. Hail Varsity recently caught up with Coach John Cook to go position-by-position through the roster and look ahead to the 2020 season. Next up is outside hitter.