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.
Nebraska's New-School Appeal Still Has Room for Old-School Ideas
Nebraska's new staff is cutting edge in many ways, except where Scott Frost and staff see an advantage to a traditionalist approach.
Friday Lights at Night and East Previews | The Varsity Club Podcast
Greg Smith and Derek Peterson break down what to expect from Nebraska's upcoming Friday Night Lights camps and look ahead to the Big Ten East opponents Nebraska will face in 2018.
Huskers Set to Face Oklahoma State In South Dakota
Nebraska strengthened its 2018-19 nonconference schedule with the announcement of a game against Oklahoma State in Sioux Falls.
Huskers Announce New Men's Tennis and Golf Coaches
7 days ago by Derek Peterson
On Wednesday, Nebraska announced the hiring of two new coaches to take over men's golf and men's tennis. Both coaches come with extensive Big Ten backgrounds in their respective sports.
AD Bill Moos Has a Perfect Nebraska Football Schedule in Mind
Sticking with nine conference games, a possible Missouri nonconference series, an eight-team playoff and more from Athletic Director Bill Moos.
Moos OK with an Alternate, But No Changes to Huskers' Classic Look
Frost changed the on-field look of the last program he took over. Could the same happen at Nebraska? If it ain't broke, don't fix it, says Athletic Director Bill Moos
Austin Optimistic About Huskers Options at Center
At one of the final stops on their 2018 coaching tour, Nebraska's offensive line coach was as candid as ever when discussing the Huskers center situation heading into the fall.
Checking the Temperature of Nebraska's Summer Recruiting | The Varsity Club Podcast
Greg Smith joins the pod to break down an already red-hot June on the recruiting trail for the Huskers as well as help preview Nebraska's 2018 nonconference opponents.
Verduzco's QB Test Is Like 'The ACT of Football'
Nebraska's quarterbacks were put though the paces last month with Coach Mario Verduzco's famed test. Here's what it was like from the player's perspective.
QB Luke McCaffrey Finds Instant Connection With Husker Staff
Recent Nebraska commit Luke McCaffrey tells Hail Varsity he can't wait to work with Mario Verduzco. "I think the way he looks at the game and how he thinks about the quarterback position is really something special."
Huskers RB Tre Bryant is Back for Summer Workouts
15 days ago by Derek Peterson
Husker tailback Tre Bryant missed most of last season with a right knee injury. He's almost back. The St. Louis native says he's participating with the team during summer workouts.
Notes from a Photoshoot: Number News, New Shoes & Noah's Waiver
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.
Bringing The Energy | The Varsity Club Podcast
Hail Varsity photographer Paul Bellinger joins the show as we talk about the different vibe surrounding this year’s Yearbook photoshoot, guys that stood out, the way players are taking to Scott Frost compared to Mike Riley and more.
Nebraska Lands 2019 JUCO Offensive Lineman Desmond Bland
The 2019 class added an offensive lineman Friday in junior college transfer Desmond Bland.
Huskers Add Veteran Grad Transfer from Utah to the Defensive Line
Former Utah defensive tackle Vaha Vainuku, a recruit in the 2012 class, still has two years of eligibility remaining and he announced Friday he'll play those season in Lincoln.
Huskers Expecting to Be Able to Have Friday Night Lights Camp
Huskers Will Open 2018 Under the Lights On National TV
We've got game times for six of the Huskers' 12 regular-season games.
JoJo Domann Injury Update
Some Huskers Give Summer Updates
Full Schedule Ahead of Huskers' Upcoming Statewide Tour
AD Bill Moos, head coach Scott Frost and the rest of Nebraska's coaches are embarking on a tour of 26 cities and towns this June. Here's where you can find them.
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