Deontre Thomas
Play of the Game: Minnesota's Second Quarter Touchdown
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska got pushed around from start to finish in its 34-7 loss at Minnesota, and that's why this week's Play of the Game is Minnesota's 15-yard touchdown run in the second quarter in which the Nebraska defense broke down at all three levels.
Tracking Nebraska's Defensive Participation Against Colorado
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After week one, we took a look at how Nebraska used its offensive personnel against South Alabama. This week, we're looking at the other side of the ball.
It's Dirty Work Playing Nose Tackle, but the Huskers Have Two Now
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Huskers are hoping Darrion Daniels' arrival proves to be the final piece of the puzzle that puts everyone else in the right spots on that defensive line heading into the 2019 season.
Trust and Togetherness Key for Huskers' Seniors in 2019
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
From the small group of seniors who made it through four or five years of turmoil to the tight-knit defensive line group to the outside linebackers getting their coach back, Nebraska seems to have a strong sense of trust and togetherness heading into the 2019-20 season.
Remembering Huskers as Recruits: DL Deontre Thomas
2 mo ago by Greg Smith
Let's take a trip down memory lane. Recruiting analyst Greg Smith looks at the recruitment of some of Nebraska's players that could make an impact this season. Next on the list is defensive lineman Deontre Thomas.
Offense Wins the Day as Nebraska's Defense Hits a Snag
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
On Monday the defense had its day at Nebraska's practice. Wednesday? It was the offense's turn.
5 Husker Sophomores to Watch in Spring Ball
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
In the run-up to spring practice getting underway, we’re looking at five freshmen, five sophomores, five juniors and five seniors worth watching in spring ball. Up next? It's all about the sophomores.
Huskers Expected to Add Grad Transfer DT from Oklahoma State
10 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Darrion Daniels, brother of current Husker Damion Daniels, is expected to grad transfer to Nebraska for his final season of eligibility.
DC Erik Chinander: 'We Have Wins on the Horizon'
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander shared some insight on the Huskers' late-game breakdowns at Northwestern while remaining optimistic about the future.
Nebraska's Defensive Line Shows Strength in Rotation
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
“Rotation” was one of the buzzwords from the preseason and on Saturday, defensive line coach Mike Dawson showed that wasn’t just talk as nine different defensive linemen saw the field in Nebraska’s 3-4 defense including redshirt freshman Damion Daniels.
Nebraska Position Previews by the Numbers: Defensive Line
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity's numbers-based position previews roll on and shift their focus to the defensive line.
Notes from a Photoshoot: Number News, New Shoes & Noah's Waiver
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
How about another behind-the-scenes look at what went down at Hail Varsity's 2018 Yearbook photoshoot? This time with some notes on what the Huskers were saying as they came through.
The Snap Count: The Huskers' Defensive Personnel Against Illinois
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla takes another deep dive into Nebraska's defensive personnel choices.
Tallying the Blackshirts' Personnel Choices
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Curious about which players got the most time on defense? Want to know which guys played in which spots in Bob Diaco's 4-3 scheme and its sub-packages? Well, you've come to the right place.
Newcomers Impress in Huskers' Season Opener
2 yr ago by Greg Smith
Nebraska got solid outings against Arkansas State from a handful of freshmen and a few other players without much experience.
Diaco Diagnoses Defenders' Defense
2 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Husker fans had a lot of questions about Nebraska's defense in the first game. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco tackled a lot of them on Monday.
'Monster' Freshmen Having an Early Impact on D-Line
2 yr ago by Derek Peterson
It didn't take true freshmen defensive tackles Deontre Thomas and Damion Daniels to make an impression on their teammates. Now the rest of the world will get a look.
Four True Freshmen Will Make Husker Debuts on Saturday
2 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Coach Mike Riley revealed the names of four newcomers who will forego redshirts this season and plenty more at his first press conference of the 2017 season.
Speed and Power Have Thomas Pushing for Snaps at Nose Tackle
2 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
True freshman defensive tackle Deontre Thomas has made the most of fall camp so far, including taking first-team snaps in Mick Stoltenberg's absence.
Decisions Loom as Huskers Wind Down Week 3
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Mike Riley gave a run-down of Friday's practice and said decisions on walk-ons getting scholarships, redshirts and team captains are coming.
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