Jovan Dewitt
End Is Near for Nebraska Seniors, but Huskers Staying Focused on MSU
5 days ago by Jacob Padilla
As Nebraska's 19 seniors get set to take to the field at Memorial Stadium for the final time in their careers, the Huskers are focused on closing out the season strong as Michigan State and its struggling offense featuring a rotating quarterback situation comes to town.
Competition Extends to Nebraska's Long Snapper Position
1 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Special teams has been a hot topic for Nebraska so far this season and the competition at various positions has also extended to long snapper.
Early Misses Won't Rattle Nebraska Kicker Barret Pickering
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After missing the first two field goal attempts of his career, true freshman Barrett Pickering finally got his first make down against Troy and special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt said he has what it takes to be special.
Attention to Detail, Effort Needed for Huskers on Special Teams
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jovan Dewitt is invested in improving Nebraska's special teams units and he's looking for players who buy into the attention to detail and full-out effort required to succeed in the third phase of the game.
Huskers Place an Emphasis on Cleaning up Special Teams Before Troy
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
There were a lot of reasons for Nebraska’s 33-28 loss to Colorado, but special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt emphasized cleaning up special teams mistakes as much as anything this week.
New Rule May Save College Football Kickoffs, but Time Will Tell
2 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Kickoffs are one of the most dangerous aspects of college football, but the new rule hopes to correct that going forward.
WATCH: Husker Blackshirts on Returning to the Field
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
With just days before the Huskers take the field for the first time in 2018, the defense met with the media to talk Blackshirts, excitement levels and more.
Nebraska's Next Wave of Outside Linebackers Is Impressing Early
3 mo ago by Greg Smith
Nebraska has some veterans at outside linebacker expected to take the bulk of the snaps, but the development of a few young players is encouraging for position coach Jovan Dewitt.
Nebraska's Kicker Battle, Aggressiveness in Return Game Taking Shape
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt named a leader in the kicker battle and promised more aggressiveness in the return game during the defensive staff's media availability this week.
WATCH: Nebraska's Defense Talks Blackshirts, SEC and More
3 mo ago by Derek Peterson
It was the defense's turn to meet the media on Tuesday and we've got five of the best things that unit said in a short, sweet, 3:30 video for you.
Nebraska Position Previews By the Numbers: Special Teams
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity’s by-the-numbers position preview series concludes with a look at special teams, an area where the Huskers were fairly average overall in 2017.
Fall Camp Roundtable: Wrapping Up Nebraska's First Week
3 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska is now a week into fall camp. With the Huskers off on Monday, the Hail Varsity Staff looks back on the first week of fall football.
Marathon, Not a Sprint, When It Comes to Nebraska's Kicking Duties
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's battle for Drew Brown's successor is wide open, and for special teams coach Jovan Dewitt, it's a marathon, not a sprint.
Battle at Outside Linebacker Intrigues for Nebraska This Fall
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
On a roster full of questions marks, the outside linebacker position at Nebraska stands out as one of the most intriguing position battles in fall camp.
What to Expect From Nebraska's Special Teams In 2018
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Special teams coach Jovan Dewitt's history suggest things will be getting better for the Huskers soon.
Notes from a Photoshoot: Number News, New Shoes & Noah's Waiver
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
How about another behind-the-scenes look at what went down at Hail Varsity's 2018 Yearbook photoshoot? This time with some notes on what the Huskers were saying as they came through.
Full Schedule Ahead of Huskers' Upcoming Statewide Tour
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
AD Bill Moos, head coach Scott Frost and the rest of Nebraska's coaches are embarking on a tour of 26 cities and towns this June. Here's where you can find them.
WATCH: Defensive Assistants Talk About Expectations for Saturday
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Erik Chinander, Travis Fisher and Jovan Dewitt went over progress, expectations for Saturday's spring game and more after practice Thursday.
Rule Changes Make Kickoffs Even More of a Chess Match in 2018
7 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
The NCAA Rules Committee approved a change intended to make touchbacks even more common this season, which special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt says will force the Huskers to rethink their strategy.
WATCH: Talking Defense and Special Teams With Nebraska
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Husker assistants talked about guys they need more out of, Jovan Dewitt talked about Caleb Lightbourn and Caleb Lightbourn talked about Jovan Dewitt after practice Saturday.
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