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Steady Progress, More Comfort Lead to Breakout Performance for Mills
15 days 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
1 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
1 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
1 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
5 mo 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.
Under the Radar Is Fine, Rahmir Johnson Just Wants to Keep Running
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Rahmir Johnson is ready to get to Nebraska. He may be a little under the radar next to some of the Huskers' other running backs, but he doesn't mind. He just wants to keep running.
Love or Hate: Nebraska's Nikola Mirotic, Dedrick Mills, and More
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
It's Friday and there's plenty to love and hate. From Matej Kavas' monster numbers to bowl season stupidity and everything in between, Derek Peterson covers it all.
Dedrick Mills Is In, and That Means a Whole Lot for the Huskers
6 mo 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.
Love or Hate: Cam Mack, All the Guards and All the Offers
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
It’s Friday. That means Derek Peterson is examining five key developments in Husker Nation from the week that was.
Huskers Strive for Consistency From Running Backs Through Spring Ball
8 mo 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.
 
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