Erik Chinander
Actual Football Topics We Can Finally Return to for Nebraska in 2020
3 days ago by Derek Peterson
While conversations surrounding testing protocols and game day procedures are still necessary as we move toward a Big Ten football restart, now, with Husker games on the horizon, we finally have the option to return to actual football discussions. So let's do just that.
Erik Chinander Talks Defensive Line Depth, Special Teams and More
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander joined the Husker Sports Nightly radio show Monday night for a brief appearance to talk about the depth on the defensive line, special teams and more.
10 Most Intriguing Huskers: No. 4 Collin Miller
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Staff writer Derek Peterson continues his annual series looking at some of the highest-potential players on Nebraska's roster heading into the new season. The fourth spot goes to inside linebacker Collin Miller.
10 Most Intriguing Huskers of 2020: A Nebraska Native at No. 9
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The offseason series returns for a third year, this time a little earlier than before and more spaced out than ever. We're going just once a week. The ninth spot goes to an outside linebacker.
Scoring the Huskers: Defensive Line
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Over the course of a couple of weeks, we’re going to score Nebraska’s position groups on a 10-point scale based on where things stand right now, this instant, with early-enrollee freshmen on campus. First up is the defensive line.
Hit or Miss: Getting Better Has to Involve Better Tackling for Nebraska
9 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
As part of our Year in Review series we're taking a close look at why the 2019 Nebraska football season went the way it did. Up next, a missed tackle rate that was close to a five-year high.
'Same Script' for Nebraska Defense 'Which Has to Change'
10 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska is on a four-game losing streak, in part because of what the Huskers are and are not doing on defense. Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander met with the media following Tuesday’s practice, saying a lot of his unit’s issues are self-inflicted.
WATCH: Erik Chinander Discusses Maryland, Missed Tackle and More
10 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander met with the media following Tuesday’s practice. He discussed Maryland, the defense’s missed tackles and plenty more.
Hot Reads: Small Things the Biggest Challenge for Nebraska This Week
10 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Wisconsin is back to being Wisconsin again and that means doing the "small things" well. That's a challenge Nebraska has yet to meet.
WATCH: Erik Chinander on the Newest Blackshirts and More
10 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska has two new Blackshirts: Damian Jackson and Garrett Nelson. Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander spoke about the newest Blackshirts following Tuesday's practice, plus plenty more.
Husker Losses Prompt Questions, Frost 'Doesn't Question' His Coaches
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's losses in 2019 have prompted a number of questions, specifically geared toward Scott Frost's assistant coaches. But Frost is confident in who he has by his side.
Nebraska Defense Faces Third Down Woes Against Indiana
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander was clear following Tuesday’s practice that there were plenty of things that were cause for concern in Nebraska’s 38-31 loss to Indiana. One of those things was third downs.
WATCH: DC Erik Chinander Talks Third Downs, Purdue and More
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander met with the media following Tuesday’s practice to discuss the Huskers’ third down issues, the matchup with Purdue and plenty more.
WATCH: Erik Chinander Talks Bye Week, Back to Basics and More
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander met with the media following Tuesday’s practice to discuss the bye week, the defense going back to the basics and plenty more.
Nebraska Defense 'Back to Basics' Over Bye Week
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Coach Scott Frost said Monday that the Huskers went back to the basics for the offense over the bye week. The defense did the same.
With Huskers Heading Back to Minnesota, Let's Talk Progress
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The offseason hype around Nebraska may have led some to believe the Huskers' climb back up the mountain would be easy. It isn't, but the program is making progress.
Weather-Permitting, Saturday Could Be All About the Wideouts
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
A 5-0 Minnesota team awaits Nebraska on Saturday and if the weather permits, it could be all about the wideouts at TCF Bank Stadium.
WATCH: Erik Chinander on Redshirt Rule, Minnesota and More
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander met with the media following Tuesday’s practice to talk the Huskers’ preparations for Minnesota.
Nebraska Defense Ready to Face Improved Tanner Morgan
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska's defense isn't worried about the potential for cold and snowy weather on Saturday. The Huskers are instead focused on Minnesota's wide receivers and an improved quarterback in Tanner Morgan.
Nebraska Defense Moves Forward with Northwestern Looming
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska isn’t thinking about Ohio State anymore. The 24-hour rule already told us that the Huskers had put the 48-7 loss behind them, but defensive coordinator Erik Chinander shared more about moving forward and putting the focus on Northwestern.
 
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