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Huskers Strive for Consistency From Running Backs Through Spring Ball
20 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Consistency is the goal for Nebraska's small stable of running backs this spring and it's a goal the Huskers are still striving to reach.
Practice Observations From Week 3 of Nebraska Spring Ball
25 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska opened up practice again Wednesday morning. Here's what the Hail Varsity staff saw.
No Hangover for the Huskers, Practice Resumes at Championship Standard
27 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska football went back to work on Monday and the coaches came away happy with the attention to detail coming off a week-long break.
Maurice Washington Back in California, Huskers' Pace is Up and Other Notes
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska football kicked off Week 2 of spring practice this week with morning drills on a Monday. Here's a roundup of the major news of the day.
Love or Hate: Farmer and Ozigbo Shine, Amir's Promise and More
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
It's Friday, and with a strong showing from several at Nebraska's Pro Day and a promising freshman on the hardwood, this week sticks to the more optimistic side of things.
Questions at Running Back Create Opportunity for Huskers This Spring
1 mo ago by Greg Smith
As spring football get rolling for Nebraska, one of the storylines to watch is how the running back position develops and how young players make the most of their opportunity to earn playing time.
Love or Hate: Held is Once Again One of CFB's Top Recruiters and More
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another five things to like or trash. Let’s get to it.
Nebraska's Favorite Kind of Signing Day | The Varsity Club Podcast
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
It was a drama-free National Signing Day for the Huskers. But that's a good thing in this case. Recruiting expert Greg Smith joins the podcast to help put a bow on Nebraska's 2019 recruiting class and talk hits, surprises, overreactions and more.
Devine Ozigbo Is Killing It at the East-West Shrine Game
3 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Former Nebraska running back Devine Ozigbo is looking to make his name at the next level after a standout senior season in 2018.
Best of 2018: Huskers Quote of the Year
3 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
All this week the Hail Varsity staff will be selecting its Best of 2018 in multiple categories across any sport the Huskers played. Here are our picks for the Huskers' Quote of the Year.
Don't Sound the Big Red Alarms Yet | The Varsity Club Podcast
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
It's a loaded podcast this week. SI's Jeremy Woo joins the pod to talk about his recent trip to see Nebraska play. The White and Blue Review's Matt DeMarinis helps Jacob Padilla and I preview Nebraska-Creighton. Plus some recruiting talk with Greg Smith.
Scoring the Huskers: Running Backs
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
This week we’re going to score Nebraska's positional groups based on strength heading into the 2019 season. Performance in 2018, returning production and incoming talent will all affect this. We continue with the running backs.
They Said It: What the Huskers Are Thankful for This Year
5 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
As friends and families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Huskers are preparing for their matchup with Iowa on Friday. That doesn't mean Nebraska’s coaches and players haven't had a little time to reflect on what they are thankful for most this year.
Hot Reads: Huskers' Offense Built for All Kinds of Weather
5 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
The forecast doesn't have Saturday looking like an ideal day weather-wise, but Nebraska's staff maintains the offense will be just fine whatever it is.
Nebraska's Preparing for a Changing Illinois Defense
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Illinois head coach Lovie Smith took over play-calling duties for the Illini, and Nebraska coaches noticed a difference right away on film. That and more from Wednesday's practice.
Ryan Held Working to Set Standard for Nebraska's Running Backs
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Ryan Held wants to build Nebraska's backfield back up to the standard set by the likes of Roy Helu, Rex Burkhead and Ameer Abdullah, and with the way Devine Ozigbo and Maurice Washington are playing he is well on his way to accomplishing that goal.
Nebraska Running Backs 'Ready to Go' When Needed
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Running backs coach Ryan Held discussed the depth in his room, the potential of true freshman Maurice Washington, pass protection and the challenge Northwestern presents after Wednesday's practice.
We're Talkin' About Practice, and It Was Better for Nebraska This Week
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
When it comes to practice, Monday needs to be really good, Tuesday needs to be better, Wednesday needs to be even better and Thursday needs to be great. Nebraska got a little closer to it this week.
Michigan is Ivan Drago, Nebraska's Hoping It's Rocky
7 mo 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".
Don't Count Out Devine Ozigbo
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska returns its leading rusher from 2017, but one wouldn’t know that based on the conversation about the position over the last few months. Even so, senior Devine Ozigbo's work ethic seems to have earned him a significant role in the backfield for 2018.
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