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.
Husker Goalkeeper Earns Weekly Big Ten Honor
41 min ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska DC Erik Chinander on the Details and Preparing for Michigan
It was short and sweet this week for defensive coordinator Erik Chinander when he met with the media Tuesday. And it's a little good and a little bad for the defense.
WATCH: Huskers Talk Buying In, Accountability and More
Nebraska Football ⋅ 21 hrs ago by Derek Peterson
During the Monday morning press conference, Scott Frost and several of his players hit hard on buy-in and the Huskers' mindset following Saturday's 24-19 loss to Troy. We've got the top moments from the morning.
Huskers Still Sorting Through Accountability and Discipline Under Frost
It was buy-in Monday for Nebraska football following its second straight loss to open the 2018 season as a number of Huskers discussed the topic du jour following Scott Frost's comments on Saturday.
Nebraska Is Going to Be Fine
0-2 is 0-2, but beyond that number Nebraska football is showing some clear signs of progress already in 2018.
Huskers Top Maryland 2-1 in Extra Time for First Big Ten Win
Nebraska Soccer ⋅ 2 days ago by Derek Peterson
It took an extra two minutes to do it, but the Huskers notched their first Big Ten win of the season thanks to a Faith Carter header in extra time.
Hundreds of Yards Ahead in the Games, a Half-Yard Short in Practice
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Derek Peterson
Scott Frost challenged his team to get on board or get out. Stanley Morgan Jr. issued his own challenge. Familiar mistakes doomed the Huskers against Troy, now the question becomes how will they respond?
Huskers Lose to Troy 24-19 to Drop to 0-2 on the Season
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska has opened a season 0-2 for the first time since 1957 as the Huskers fell to Troy 24-19 in Lincoln.
Andrew Bunch Starts at QB for Nebraska Against Troy
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Derek Peterson
The sophomore walk-on will replace the injured Adrian Martinez to begin Saturday's game.
Huskers Draw 1-1 With Rutgers on the Road to Open Big Ten Play
Nebraska Soccer ⋅ 3 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska struck early, Rutgers equalized late and the two sides had to settle for a 1-1 draw.
Nebraska DT Peyton Newell Receives Sam Foltz Memorial Scholarship
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
On Friday, senior defensive tackle Peyton Newell announced he has been named the 2018 recipient of the Sam Foltz Memorial Scholarship.
The Good and the Bad for Troy Football in 2018
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
Troy knows how to win after posting 21 victories over the past two seasons, but the Trojans have some big personnel questions to answer entering 2018.
Huskers Place an Emphasis on Cleaning up Special Teams Before Troy
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
There were a lot of reasons for Nebraska’s 33-28 loss to Colorado, but special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt emphasized cleaning up special teams mistakes as much as anything this week.
Decision on QB Martinez Could Come 'Two Minutes Before Kickoff'
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost said the decision to play or not play quarterback Adrian Martinez will come down to his ability to run all parts of the Huskers' offense against Troy.
Scott Frost Updates Nebraska's Search for a 12th Game
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska is still looking for a 12th game following its season-opener against Akron being canceled.
Nebraska Releases Footage From Adrian Martinez's Injury
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
On Wednesday, Nebraska released a copy of the footage sent to both the Pac-12 and Big Ten league offices regarding the play quarterback Adrian Martinez was injured on during Saturday's game against Colorado.
QBs, Preparing For Anything Against Troy & Other Notes from Practice
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska quarterback Adria Martinez missed his third straight practice, but offensive coordinator Troy Walters said the Huskers feel good about their options, and more, after Wednesday's practice.
Nebraska's Offense Has Sauce Again
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Derek Peterson
Sauce is good. Nebraska’s offense has it again, and, based on what we saw in Week 1 from a few first-time contributors, this is going to be fun.
Q&A With Nebraska Freshman Linebacker Caleb Tannor
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Derek Peterson
Caleb Tannor met with the media on Monday to cover his first game at Nebraska, who has helped him since arriving in Lincoln and playing like Blackshirts.
Chinander on Nebraska's Never-Give-Up Mentality Saturday
Nebraska Football ⋅ 7 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander said there's plenty to clean up from Saturday's loss to Colorado, but there's also plenty to be encouraged about going forward.
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