New Year, New Team: Northwestern Win Shows Nebraska’s Progress
Heading into the season, I had no idea what to expect from the Huskers in year two of the Mike Riley era. The first go-around saw clock and personnel mismanagement, confusion on defense, a porous secondary, frustrating QB play and bad luck culminate in a 6-7 season.
Recruit Profile: LB Avery Roberts
Nebraska hadn’t gotten a football commitment out of Delaware in more than 40 years. Fast forward a year and a half, and Nebraska's surprising early offer has paid off, as Wilmington, Del., linebacker prospect Avery Roberts committed to Nebraska Thursday evening.
Recruit Profile: DE Guy Thomas
Nebraska got a pleasant surprise on Aug. 8, as Miami, Fla., defensive end Clevan “Guy” Thomas verbally committed to the Huskers.
Recruit Profile: FB Ben Miles
Nebraska finished the month of July with a bang on the recruiting trail, landing Baton Rouge, La., fullback Ben Miles.
Recruit Profile: OL Broc Bando
Watch out Keith Williams and Trent Bray, Mike Cavanaugh is starting to make his move on the recruiting trail. Cavanaugh reeled in his third offensive linemen commit of the 2017 cycle on Friday, as IMG Academy guard Broc Bando officially committed to the Cornhuskers.
Recruit Profile: OL Matt Sichterman
Mike Cavanaugh was given simple directions for the 2017 recruiting class: Bring in some studs at tackle. With over eight months remaining until signing day, Cavanaugh has done just that, reeling in Matt Sichterman.
Recruit Profile: DT Deontre Thomas
John Parrella has been scouring the recruiting map since he was hired in February and his hard work has finally paid off with the commitment of Deontre Thomas.
Recruit Profile: OL Brenden Jaimes
Brenden Jamies, a native of Lake Travis, Texas, verbally committed to Nebraska Saturday evening, shortly after the completion of the Huskers' spring game.
Recruit Profile: TE Austin Allen
Mike Riley is batting 1.000 in Nebraska so far this cycle as the Huskers finally landed its first in-state recruit of the 2017 class in Austin Allen.
Recruit Profile: QB Tristan Gebbia
Taking a closer look at the Huskers' quarterback for the 2017 class.
Recruit Profile: WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr.
After more than a year off wooing him, the Nebraska Cornhuskers finally secured the commitment of Calabasas, Calif., wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr.
Recruit Profile: WR Jaevon McQuitty
Nebraska's junior day started off with a bang, as Jaevon McQuitty committed to the Cornhuskers early Saturday night.
Recruit Profile: LB Willie Hampton
Nebraska landed the first member of its 2017 class Wednesday night, as Oxbridge Academy outside linebacker Willie Hampton committed to the Cornhuskers.