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.
Jamie Nance on Game Day, Arriving Early at Nebraska and More
2 hrs ago by Derek Peterson
Jamie Nance on Game Day, Arriving Early at Nebraska and More
The newest edition of Hail Varsity is coming to mailboxes soon. Inside, there's a story on Nebraska's newest wideout. Here are some leftover nuggets that didn't quite fit in that story.
Tracking Early NFL Draft Entrants Around the Big Ten
1 day ago by Derek Peterson
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Tracking Early NFL Draft Entrants Around the Big Ten
Monday marked the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the 2019 NFL Draft. Here's who took advantage of that from the Big Ten.
3 Takeaways from Nebraska's 66-51 Win Over Indiana
1 day ago by Derek Peterson
3 Takeaways from Nebraska's 66-51 Win Over Indiana
Nebraska built a big lead, let it dwindle, then kept Indiana at arm's length for a big road win. Here are three takeaways from the Huskers' win over the Hoosiers.
Nebraska's Rally Falls Short Against Rutgers, Drop Third Straight, 62-56
2 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's Rally Falls Short Against Rutgers, Drop Third Straight, 62-56
They rallied late, again, but a lethargic first quarter was too much to overcome for the Huskers, who dropped their third straight game Sunday with a 62-56 loss to Rutgers.
No Such Thing as Optional for Nebraska this Offseason
4 days ago by Derek Peterson
No Such Thing as Optional for Nebraska this Offseason
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
In an appearance on Sports Nightly, Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez said the Huskers are using last season as fuel and that making sure things don't go south again starts now.
Love or Hate: Roby's Rise, Nebraska's Rebounding and More
4 days ago by Derek Peterson
Love or Hate: Roby's Rise, Nebraska's Rebounding and More
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
It’s Friday and there's a lot to lot to talk about when it comes to Nebraska basketball (and more). Let’s get to it.
Nebraska's Midseason Heat Check | The Varsity Club Podcast
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
Brandon Vogel joins the podcast to discuss Nebraska basketball's recent stretch of close finishes and the team's ceiling. We also talk about the Big Ten East's recent coaching shakeups and the College Football Playoff National Championship.
Husker Grad Assistant off to FCS Job
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
Maryland Runs Away Late, Beats Nebraska 81-63
7 days ago by Derek Peterson
Maryland Runs Away Late, Beats Nebraska 81-63
Nebraska's defense failed and its shooting disappeared as it lost to Maryland Tuesday night to remain winless all-time against the Terrapins.
Depth, Youth Fueling Upset-Minded Huskers with No. 4 Maryland on Tap
8 days ago by Derek Peterson
Depth, Youth Fueling Upset-Minded Huskers with No. 4 Maryland on Tap
The Huskers have eight players averaging nearly eight points a night and they're more than happy to keep sharing the wealth.
Five Factors: Some Slippage Across the Board for Nebrasketball
8 days ago by Derek Peterson
Five Factors: Some Slippage Across the Board for Nebrasketball
Taking a status check of Nebraska basketball using five different factors for the Huskers' success: pure shooting, 3-point ability, shot position, rebounding and turnovers.
 
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