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.
A Proposal To Completely Shake Up the College Football Playoff
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Derek Peterson
Everyone wants to talk about the College Football Playoff, so we're going to do that. Derek Peterson makes a proposal that would completely shake up the whole system.
Sights and Sounds from Nebraska's First-Ever OL/DL Pipeline Camp
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska hosted the first-ever OL/DL Pipeline Camp inside Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon. We have the sights and sounds.
Sights and Sounds from Huskers' First Friday Night Lights Camp of 2019
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
The Huskers held their first Friday Night Lights camp of 2019 Friday night inside Memorial Stadium and Blaise Gunnerson stole the show.
Love or Hate: This Nebraska Pipeline Camp is For the Brand
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
Another week has gone by, so that means it's time to love some things and hate others.
It's Camp SZN | The Varsity Club Podcast
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
Greg Smith joins the podcast to talk all things recruiting as Nebraska gets set to host two Friday Night Lights camps over the next two weeks as well as the OL/DL Pipeline camp.
Power Ranking the Big Ten Quarterbacks in 2019
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
Which Big Ten team has the best quarterback in the conference? Here's how we'd rank 'em.
Nebraska RB Maurice Washington's Plea Hearing Moved to July
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Derek Peterson
The plea hearing against sophomore running back Maurice Washington has been pushed to July 25, according to the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
Ranking the Biggest Big Ten Games on 2019 College Football Calendar
Nebraska Football ⋅ 7 days ago by Derek Peterson
This is exactly what you think it is: the best five Big Ten games, ranked. Derek Peterson looks at five games that look like they’ll have the biggest impact on the season.
Big Ten Buy or Sell: Nebraska's Legit, the West is Better and More
Nebraska Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Derek Peterson
We’re deep in the heart of college football’s offseason, which means it’s time for lookahead pieces. Derek Peterson keeps it rolling with four Big Ten storylines to buy or sell.
Love or Hate: Ratings Bumps, the Big Test, Martinez on Top and More
Nebraska Baseball ⋅ 11 days ago by Derek Peterson
Another week means another round of things to love and hate. It may be the offseason but there's plenty of Nebraska news to cover, and Derek Peterson has some thoughts on it all.
A New Nebrasketball Vibe | The Varsity Club Podcast
Nebraska Basketball ⋅ 11 days ago by Derek Peterson
Jacob Padilla joins the podcast to talk about Isaiah Roby's NBA future, Nebraska basketball's fit next season, the forward problem and a moving 3-point line.
What's Next for Husker Baseball | The Varsity Club Podcast
Nebraska Baseball ⋅ 13 days ago by Derek Peterson
A special mid-week podcast brings Kyle Kardell on to break down the seemingly abrupt resignation of head baseball coach Darin Erstad and what's next for the program.
Nebraska's Season Ends in Disappointment with 16-1 Loss to UConn
Nebraska Baseball ⋅ 16 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska and Connecticut met Sunday afternoon in front of maybe 100 or so fans in the stands of the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. By the end, the Huskies walked away with the 16-1 victory.
Huskers Downed on Late 3-Run Homer, Fall to Oklahoma State 6-5
Nebraska Baseball ⋅ 17 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska cruised through eight innings, then disaster in the ninth as a 3-run homer by Oklahoma State sent the Huskers' to an elimination game in the Oklahoma City regional.
Huskers Grab First Regional Win in Years with 8-5 Victory over UConn
Nebraska Baseball ⋅ 18 days ago by Derek Peterson
A four-run third and some strong defense powered Nebraska to an 8-5 victory, its first regional win since 2014 and its first opening regional win since 2008.
Love or Hate: Husker Harmony, Colorado Being Dumb & Guys Who Get It
Nebraska Football ⋅ 18 days ago by Derek Peterson
There are things that are good and things that are bad each week. Derek Peterson decides which is which this week in his latest Love or Hate column.
Let's Talk About Edits | The Varsity Club Podcast
Nebraska Football ⋅ 18 days ago by Derek Peterson
Hail Varsity's creative media star Chris Walsh joins the podcast to talk about the bleeding of lines between the sports industry and social media, the edit game and why social media actually matters a lot to programs.
Husker OLB Coach Dewitt on Sports Nightly: 'No Cancer Left in My Body'
Nebraska Football ⋅ 21 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska outside linebackers and special teams coach Jovan Dewitt had good news to share as he eyes a full-time return to the Huskers.
Rivalries Building for Huskers, Look for Old Big Eight Foes in Meantime
Nebraska Football ⋅ 22 days ago by Derek Peterson
Rivalries are still building for Nebraska in the Big Ten. In the meantime, athletic director Bill Moos expects the Huskers to also see a few old Big Eight foes along the way.
Under the Radar Is Fine, Rahmir Johnson Just Wants to Keep Running
Nebraska Football ⋅ 23 days ago by Derek Peterson
Rahmir Johnson is ready to get to Nebraska. He may be a little under the radar next to some of the Huskers' other running backs, but he doesn't mind. He just wants to keep running.
 
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