Ryan Held
Ryan Held on RB Room in 2020: 'Best I’ve Felt Since We’ve Been Here'
1 hr ago by Derek Peterson
Running backs coach Ryan Held made an appearance on the Husker Sports Nightly radio show Tuesday night and ran through each of the guys in his room this season. Where depth has been an issue in the past, Held might have an overabundance of options in the present.
Scoring the Huskers: Running Backs
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
With the defense covered last week in our "Scoring the Huskers" series, the attention this week is on the offensive side of the ball. Up next? The running backs.
Nebraska's Greg Austin Has a New Job, Too; Don't Forget About Him
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska announced a handful of coaching changes, raises and promotions last week. The one that's not getting enough attention might be Greg Austin adding run-game coordinator duties.
Hot Reads: Held, Fisher Have a Big Hand in What Comes Next for Nebraska
6 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska football assistants Travis Fisher and Ryan Held have reportedly received raises. Makes sense when you look at their work so far, particularly in recruiting.
Nebraska Needs Big Impact from 2020 JUCO Commits
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Scott Frost hasn't shied away from going the junior college route to add talent to the Nebraska program, but the results so far have been pretty mixed. Headlined by the likes of Omar Manning and Eteva Mauga-Clements, the Huskers will need the 2020 class of JUCO commits to make a big impact.
Steady Progress, More Comfort Lead to Breakout Performance for Mills
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With Wan'Dale Robinson in street clothes, Dedrick Mills had a breakout performance against one of the best run defenses in the Big Ten in Wisconsin last Saturday. Running backs coach Ryan Held said the focus now is making sure it wasn't a one-hit-wonder.
Nebraska's Backfield Has Taken Some Hits, but Key Huskers Step Up
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's backfield has taken some hits in recent weeks, but Wan'Dale Robinson has stepped up in a big way and running backs coach Ryan Held maintains that Dedrick Mills will have an important role down the stretch of the season.
Martinez a Game Time Decision, Wan'Dale Hopeful and Other Practice Notes
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska returned to the practice field Wednesday in preparation for Indiana. Here's a handful of news and notes from the media session with the Huskers' offensive staff.
Huskers Hope For Four Quarters of Football From Maurice Washington
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After a half-game suspension for Maurice Washington (his second of the season), Nebraska's coaches are challenging the sophomore back to prepare well this week and give them four quarters of football.
Nebraska, Fullbacks, and Unlocking Dedrick Mills
9 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Whether it was initially supposed to be just a one-game thing, a wrinkle to use once in a while or a genuine compliment to Nebraska’s pace-and-space offense, the Huskers may have found something against Ohio State to unlock Dedrick Mills.
JD Spielman the Kind of Warrior Nebraska Needs in Big Ten Play
9 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Junior wideout JD Spielman is tough, which is exactly what Nebraska needs as it heads into Big Ten play.
Four-Game Redshirt Rule Leaves Coaches with Big Decisions to Make
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska is heading into week four of the season, which means decision time is quickly approaching regarding how much to play true freshmen.
Huskers Get Ground Game up and Running Against Northern Illinois
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Dedrick Mills broke out and Rahmir Johnson made his Husker debut as Nebraska racked up 238 yards on the ground in a blowout week three win over Northern Illinois.
Nebraska's Ground Game Looks Closer to Taking Off
10 mo ago by Derek Peterson
“I feel like we can do some amazing things in the backfield between me and Maurice,” Dedrick Mills said post-NIU win. It sure seems to be trending in that direction.
Ryan Held's Work has the Huskers' Ground Game Set Up for Success
10 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The picture is coming together for Nebraska's running backs. Ryan Held has what he’s been working for. And yet he’s not stopping.
Nebraska Begins Preparation for South Alabama
10 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska's season kicks off in 10 days. That means that the Huskers' preparation for South Alabama officially began on Wednesday.
Huskers Running Back Ronald Thompkins Returns to the Football Field
11 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
A year has nearly passed since Ronald Thompkins saw his high school career cut short by a torn ACL, and on Wednesday, the freshman running back from Georgia made his return to the field for the Huskers and took his first rep since the injury.
New Husker Running Back Dedrick Mills is a Hammer
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
“He’s probably one of the best backs I’ve had, in four years at the places I’ve been, of hitting it downhill," Nebraska running backs coach Ryan Held said of junior college transfer Dedrick Mills.
What the Huskers' Skill Guys are Working on This Offseason
12 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The summer is all about improvement and Nebraska has some things to work on this offseason. Derek Peterson runs through the key areas the Huskers are hoping to address.
The 10 Most Intriguing Huskers of 2019: No. 6 Dedrick Mills
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Derek Peterson has a 10-man list of the most intriguing Huskers. Two new names a week, leading up to Big Ten Media Days in July. Dedrick Mills is next at No. 6.
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