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 Year Spent Learning Has Husker Teammates High on Braxton Clark
As a true freshman, Braxton Clark was playing on pure talent, but the game was just a little too fast. The corner has made plenty of progress since then.
Dedrick Mills Is In, and That Means a Whole Lot for the Huskers
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Derek Peterson
Dedrick Mills is officially a Husker. That's big news for Mills and it’s big news for running backs coach Ryan Held and it’s big news for the Husker offense in 2019.
Facilities 'More Than Adequate,' but Bill Moos Won't 'Rest on Laurels'
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's football facilities are "more than adequate," according to athletic director Bill Moos. However, he's not willing to "rest on laurels" when it comes to what the Huskers currently have.
Monday Heavy, Thursday Light, and Other Nebraska Summer Updates
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Derek Peterson
Summer conditioning is underway for the Huskers. It doesn't look a whole lot different, but it feels different.
Nebraska AD Moos Impressed by Huskers' Strong Regular-Season Finish
5 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska AD Moos Impressed by Huskers' Strong Regular-Season Finish
Nebraska Baseball ⋅ 5 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska was slumping in mid-April. Now it's riding high after back-to-back series wins over top programs. Athletic Director Bill Moos likes the way the Huskers responded. It's the mark of a strong program, he says.
Brunchtime Football and Photoshoots | The Varsity Club Podcast
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Derek Peterson
A two-for-one podcast this week features recruiting talk and some other quick-hitters from Greg Smith, and some insight into the 2019 Hail Varsity Yearbook from photographer Paul Bellinger after wrapping this year's photoshoot.
Love or Hate: Nebraska is Bigger, and Richer
6 days ago by Derek Peterson
Love or Hate: Nebraska is Bigger, and Richer
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Derek Peterson
A new week brings a new five things. This week we're looking at Nebraska's strength and conditioning program, Big Ten payouts, rule changes and more.
New Nebraska Basketball Squad Has Sneaky Defensive Intrigue
Doc Sadler is going to have some fun in Lincoln and the Nebraska defense is going to have a sneaky intrigue as a result.
New Nebraska Basketball Squad Has Sneaky Defensive Intrigue
7 days ago by Derek Peterson
Love or Hate: Roby's Move, Hoiberg's Reset, Erstad's Fall
Nebraska Baseball ⋅ 13 days ago by Derek Peterson
It's Friday and there are things to love and hate. Hail Varsity writer Derek Peterson breaks it all down.
Love or Hate: Roby's Move, Hoiberg's Reset, Erstad's Fall
13 days ago by Derek Peterson
New-Look Nebrasketball | The Varsity Club Podcast
Nebraska Basketball ⋅ 13 days ago by Derek Peterson
The Husker hoops squad is going to look 100 percent different in Fred Hoiberg's first season. Jacob Padilla joins the podcast to help break down just what it might look like, as well as what to make of Isaiah Roby's decision.
Re-Scoring the Huskers: A Look Back at Position Grades After Spring Ball
18 days ago by Derek Peterson
Re-Scoring the Huskers: A Look Back at Position Grades After Spring Ball
Nebraska Football ⋅ 18 days ago by Derek Peterson
We’re a little under a month removed from spring ball. The gut reactions have subsided and there’s been some time to digest everything seen and heard. That seemed as good a time as any to revisit the positional scores we had going into the spring.
About All Those Nebraska Offers | The Varsity Club Podcast
Nebraska Football ⋅ 20 days ago by Derek Peterson
Erin Sorensen joins the podcast to bid farewell to her Brady Heiman trash talk story, offer thoughts on all those Husker football offers and talk linebacker depth.
Love or Hate: Cam Mack, All the Guards and All the Offers
20 days ago by Derek Peterson
Love or Hate: Cam Mack, All the Guards and All the Offers
Nebraska Baseball ⋅ 20 days ago by Derek Peterson
It’s Friday. That means Derek Peterson is examining five key developments in Husker Nation from the week that was.
No More Sitting on the Sidelines When it Comes to the NFL Draft
23 days ago by Derek Peterson
 
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