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.
Did Michigan Remember Frost's 2016 Comments? Well, 56-10.
"I think we outhit them today," Michigan defensive lineman Chase Winovich said, echoing Scott Frost's comments from his last trip to Ann Arbor. "I’m interested to see if he has a different opinion on it."
Huskers Blown Out by Michigan in Big Ten Opener, 56-10
Nebraska Football ⋅ 11 hrs ago by Derek Peterson
Scott Frost said it would get worse before it got better. It got worse.
Adrian Martinez Starts for Nebraska Against Michigan
Nebraska Football ⋅ 14 hrs ago by Derek Peterson
After missing last week's game against Troy with an injury suffered against Colorado, Nebraska's starting quarterback is back for the Huskers' Big Ten opener.
Fixer Upper | The Varsity Club Podcast
The Athletic's Michigan man, Cody Stavenhagen, joins the podcast to tell us all what's waiting for Nebraska in Ann Arbor. Erin Sorensen also joins and the whole thing goes off the rails.
Faith Carter Nets a Hat Trick, Nebraska Earns a 4-3 Win Over Indiana
Nebraska Soccer ⋅ 2 days ago by Derek Peterson
One minute of extra time was all it took for Nebraska to seal a 4-3 comeback win over the Hoosiers to remain unbeaten in Big Ten play.
For Jim Harbaugh and Michigan, This Has To Be It
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Derek Peterson
Michigan's defense was plenty young last year but still one of the best in the country. Now add a playmaking quarterback to the mix and the Wolverines have the making of a contender in 2018.
Scott Frost Offers an Update on Nebraska QB Adrian Martinez
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Derek Peterson
It was a brisk press conference with Nebraska head coach Scott Frost following the Huskers' final practice in Lincoln before road- and conference-opener against Michigan on Saturday.
Michigan is Ivan Drago, Nebraska's Hoping It's Rocky
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska is serious about Michigan. So serious, running backs coach Ryan Held compared this weekend’s game to the movie "Rocky IV".
Husker Goalkeeper Earns Weekly Big Ten Honor
4 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska DC Erik Chinander on the Details and Preparing for Michigan
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
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 ⋅ 5 days 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
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
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
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
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 ⋅ 6 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 ⋅ 7 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 ⋅ 7 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 ⋅ 7 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 ⋅ 8 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 ⋅ 8 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 ⋅ 9 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.
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