If you're a Husker fan on the internet, prepare to watch many videos. Not right now, but in the months and years ahead
At this moment, you can just start with this one, which premiered Monday on the Huskers' various social media platforms.
It's always good when you see something titled Episode I. Makes you feel pretty good that you'll get an Episode II eventually, and, based on how this staff used videos like this at UCF, you definitely will get those future episodes.
Just for comparison, here's UCF's video from the first week of spring ball in 2017:
But the better look might be the very beginning of these type of videos:
There's some good stuff in that "Rise and Conquer" episode, the first with this staff at UCF. There's some good stuff in many of them. Remember that when summer rolls around, and we hit a football lull.
This may sound overwrought, but there's a whole Scott Frost football canon to explore. Load up a YouTube playlist and have fun.
Take the Summer Back
Jim Delany hopped on BTN prior to last night's championship game in San Antonio to discuss, what else, the cloudy future of college basketball.
"There's got to be more choice for the young player. If you're interested in college, you should have that choice; if you're interested in professionalizing yourself, you should have that choice."
– Jim Delany pic.twitter.com/x3NFJ6mXJk
— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) April 2, 2018
It's pretty interesting thanks to its brevity. Delany's two big bullet points there: we (college administrators) need to get our arms around the wild, wild west that currently is the summer basketball circuit. And the NBA needs to get a handle on agents (i.e. "their jurisdiction). Oh, and an immediate path to professionalism would be nice.
I'm generally in Delany'a corner on most things. He's made some mistakes––hello, Big Ten tournament in NYC––but in general I think he's pretty astute.
The Grag Bag
- ESPN announced its new subscription streaming service, ESPN+, on Monday.
- Congrats to Villanova basketball on another national title, but don't forget about the Footballcats. (Not an official nickname, but maybe it should be.)
- How much money did each conference receive from this year's NCAA Tournament? Glad you asked.
- ICYMI: Recruiting analyst Greg Smith offers a wide-raning update from Nebraska's junior day, and staff writer Jacob Padilla has a great piece on "iron sharpening iron" for the Huskers this spring.
Brandon is the Managing Editor for Hail Varsity and has covered Nebraska athletics for the magazine and web since 2012, Hail Varsity’s first season on the scene. His sports writing has also been featured by Fox Sports, The Guardian and CBS Sports.