Derek Peterson
Staff Writer
Derek is a newbie on the Hail Varsity staff covering Husker athletics. In college, he was best known as 'that guy from Twitter.' He has covered a Sugar Bowl, a tennis national championship and almost everything in between (except an NCAA men's basketball tournament game... *tears*). In his spare time, he can be found arguing with literally anyone about sports.
Tunnel Talk: An Argument For Changing the Music
Following a shift in Tunnel Walk music during Nebraska's Spring Game, we take a look the arguments for and against changing the song.
Mailbag: Tunnel Walk Talk, Hot Dogs and Quarterbacks
In our latest mailbag, the staff answers questions about freshman Adrian Martinez, music and more.
Slow Out of the Gates Again, Huskers Fall 12-9 to Creighton
Nebraska dropped its first game to Creighton in Lincoln since 2010 as a late rally wasn't enough to climb out of an early hole.
Bill Moos Talking a Big Game
Rich Fisher Talks About Recruiting Stanley Morgan and More
Wideout Stanley Morgan Jr. landed the cover of this month's Hail Varsity magazine as we looked back on Morgan's decision to return to Lincoln. In the grand scheme of things, Fisher wasn't just instrumental in getting Morgan to Nebraska but also keeping him here.
Running it Back With the Running Backs After Nebraska's Spring Game
Nebraska's run game wasn't good enough in 2017. Can it be good enough in 2018? Derek Peterson takes a deep look at what we saw from the Huskers' backs in the spring game.
Don't Forget About Tristan Gebbia
True freshman Adrian Martinez grabbed headlines but the redshirt freshman Gebbia looked just as strong in his 2018 debut.
Saturday Was the Start of Things
Saturday was about the fans. For the first time in a while, it was a pretty good day. Just ask those that traveled hours to get there.
WATCH: Huskers Talk Chemistry, Quarterbacks and Picks After the Spring Game
Check out what the Huskers had to say following a 49-9 Red team win in the 2018 Red-White Game.
WATCH: Rapid Reaction to the Huskers' High-Octane Spring Game
Greg Smith and Brandon Vogel offer up some rapid-fire thoughts on an entertaining (and fast) Nebraska Spring Game.
Stats and Highlights from Nebraska's 2018 Spring Game
Adrian Martinez stole the show as the Huskers showed off a new offense in head coach Scott Frost's first game on a Husker sideline
Travis Fisher's Secondary is Simple: Produce, Rise, Keep Producing
The Nebraska coach has a production chart he keeps on the defensive backs. If you're at the top, you'll play.
All Gas, No Brakes | The Varsity Club Podcast
Greg Smith and Jacob Padilla join the show as we do a pre-Spring Game special: a fantasy draft. Greg also delivers the worst take in sports history. Buckle up, this will be the greatest podcast you've listened to.
WATCH: Defensive Assistants Talk About Expectations for Saturday
Erik Chinander, Travis Fisher and Jovan Dewitt went over progress, expectations for Saturday's spring game and more after practice Thursday.
WATCH: Husker Offensive Assistants Prepare for Spring Game
Check out the top moments from Nebraska's offensive assistants as they prepare for Saturday's spring game.
Quarterbacks Split and Other Notes Ahead of Nebraska's Spring Game
Divvying up the Huskers' backfield, shared play-calling duties and plenty more from the last big update before Saturday's big show.
WATCH: Progress, Memories and Playing Like a Savage
Head coach Scott Frost and a pair of Husker defenders talk about making progress in the spring and being more aggressive on defense.
No Exotic Spring Game Format Needed for Nebraska in 2018
What kind of format can fans expect from the spring game? What's going on with JD Spielman? What about the quarterback spot? Head coach Scott Frost answered plenty after Tuesday's practice.
What You Can Expect From Nebraska's Defense on Saturday
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander doesn't plan to limit his play sheet on Saturday, but he's also not expecting to throw the whole book at the offense either.
Position Switches Suit Farmer, Jaimes Just Fine
Offensive line coach Greg Austin aims to craft a unit of interchangeable players, and that's just fine for a couple of Huskers trying new spots this spring.
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