Jovan Dewitt
Husker OLB/Special Teams Coach Jovan Dewitt is Heading to UNC
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska assistant coach Jovan Dewitt is leaving the program to accept an assistant coaching position on Mack Brown’s staff with the North Carolina Tar Heels.
Garrett Nelson, Nebraska Native, Blackshirt
10 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Garrett Nelson is a true freshman linebacker for Nebraska. He is also, now, a Blackshrit. “I’m here right now, aren’t I? So why wait?”
Huskers Use Bye Week to Re-Establish Fundamental Foundation
11 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The bye week was all about correcting a slip in fundamentals for the Nebraska defense and the linebackers in particular.
Pickering Is Getting Back to Doing some Kickering
11 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt confirmed on Tuesday that sophomore kicker Barret Pickering was back practicing this week after missing the first seven games of the season.
Nebraska's Defense Is Salty and You Can Credit Versatility for That
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Versatility has been the key to a salty start to the season by Nebraska's defense, and no one better symbolizes that versatility than Cam Taylor-Britt and JoJo Domann.
Right Place, Right Time for Luke Reimer
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
True freshman walk-on inside linebacker Luke Reimer has a knack for being in the right place at the right time on the football field and he put that trait on full display against Colorado when he recovered a fumble on kickoff coverage during his Husker debut.
Isaac Armstrong Was "Next Man Up" at Kicker Against Colorado
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
With Barret Pickering's status still up in the air, it's next man up at place kicker for Nebraska. Last week, that was Isaac Armstrong.
A Smarter Special Teams Unit for Nebraska Means Cupcakes
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's punt return and coverage teams graded out at their highest levels of the Scott Frost era. Their reward? Cupcakes from special teams coach Jovan Dewitt's 4-year-old daughter.
Huskers Show Improvement in Return Game Against South Alabama
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Jovan Dewitt said during fall camp he thought the Huskers could be more aggressive in the return game this season and that proved to be true in the season-opening win over South Alabama.
Nebraska, Onside Kicks and Beating the Odds
1 yr ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska may not onside kick once in 2019. That doesn't mean the Huskers aren't preparing for it, just in case.
Blackshirts Focus on Improving Rush Defense in 2019
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska was one of the worst rushing defenses in the Big Ten last season. Changing that in 2019 has been one of the primary focuses for the Blackshirts during the spring and fall.
Caleb Tannor has Confidence, Quickness, and now a Chance
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Caleb Tannor is confident. He's also fast. And now the outside linebacker has a chance to make an impact for the Huskers in 2019.
Garrett Nelson Is Wired Differently and He's "Going to Play Right Away"
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt said he has six or seven players he's ready to put in a game. One of those is true freshman Garrett Nelson. "He's going to play early," Dewitt said.
Huskers Have Some "Hungry Guys" at Outside Linebacker
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Expectations are high for Nebraska's upperclassmen at outside linebacker, but depth will be important as well and that's where guys like Caleb Tannor and Garrett Nelson can make an impact.
Big Shoes to Fill but Nebraska OLBs Are up to the Challenge
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Luke Gifford has left some big shoes to fill at outside linebacker, but fifth-year seniors Alex Davis and Tyrin Ferguson are looking forward to going out with a bang in 2019.
Trust and Togetherness Key for Huskers' Seniors in 2019
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
From the small group of seniors who made it through four or five years of turmoil to the tight-knit defensive line group to the outside linebackers getting their coach back, Nebraska seems to have a strong sense of trust and togetherness heading into the 2019-20 season.
Hot Reads: Place Your Bets at Outside Linebacker
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska has two potential-packed options at one of its outside linebacker spots, and that makes this one of the more interesting positions to watch in August.
The 10 Most Intriguing Huskers of 2019: No. 7 JoJo Domann
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. JoJo Domann is next at No. 7.
Nebraska Football Family Grows Stronger as Dewitt Beats Cancer
1 yr ago by Erin Sorensen
Outside linebackers and special teams coach Jovan Dewitt is cancer free. Coach Scott Frost spoke about the news before a Big Red Blitz tour on Thursday.
Husker OLB Coach Dewitt on Sports Nightly: 'No Cancer Left in My Body'
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska outside linebackers and special teams coach Jovan Dewitt had good news to share as he eyes a full-time return to the Huskers.
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