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10 Most Intriguing Huskers of 2020: A Nebraska Native at No. 9
2 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.
Huskers Have 'Sense of Urgency' on Special Teams Heading into 2020
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska fielded one of the worst special teams units in the country in 2019. Changing that is one of Nebraska's primary focuses this offseason and will continue to be so under new special teams analyst Jonathan Rutledge – with help from the assistant coaches – whenever football resumes.
Boomerang Journey Has Mike Dawson Back at Nebraska
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
As Mike Dawson sat down at the table for his round table session with local media on Monday, a few reporters welcomed him back to Lincoln. “Like a boomerang — try to throw me away and I just came right around,” Dawson replied.
Mike Dawson Returns to Nebraska to Coach Outside Linebackers
5 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Scott Frost is welcoming a familiar face back to his football coaching staff. Nebraska announced Thursday that Mike Dawson will return to Lincoln to coach outside linebackers.
Mo, Mike and Minnesota | The Varsity Club Podcast
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
It has been a very busy week for Nebraska. Erin Sorensen joins the podcast to break everything down.
Mailbag: What's to Come for the Nebraska Defensive Line?
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Well, things have certainly happened in Husker land this week. . . The Hail Varsity staff tackles questions on the Maurice Washington situation, Mike Dawson’s departure, Tim Miles’ future and more in a new mailbag.
Mick Stoltenberg: Dawson Made 'Huge Impression' with Huskers
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
To get some insight into Mike Dawson’s year with the Huskers, Hail Varsity caught up with former captain and defensive lineman Mick Stoltenberg.
Nebraska DL Coach Mike Dawson Accepts Job with the Giants
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska is in the market for a new assistant coach for the first time since Scott Frost returned to Lincoln as defensive line coach Mike Dawson is headed back to the NFL with the New York Giants.
Scoring the Huskers: Defensive Line
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Last week, we scored the Huskers’ offense by position group. This week, it’s time for the defense, starting with the line.
They Said It: What the Huskers Are Thankful for This Year
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
As friends and families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Huskers are preparing for their matchup with Iowa on Friday. That doesn't mean Nebraska’s coaches and players haven't had a little time to reflect on what they are thankful for most this year.
Blackshirts Look to Close out Season on a High Note for Nebraska
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's game against Iowa this week will serve as a homecoming of sorts for defensive coordinator and Iowa alumnus Erik Chinander, but he's viewing Friday as a business trip as the Blackshirts look to close out the season on a high note.
Dawson Seeking a Big Day from the D-Line Against Ohio State
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Defensive line coach Mike Dawson discussed Mick Stoltenberg's return to the field, Ben Stille as a harsh self-critic, Deontre Thomas' immediate future and the importance of an interior pass rush in Saturday's showdown against Ohio State after Tuesday's practice.
Nebraska Wants a Win, but It's for More Than Just the Team
1 yr ago by Erin Sorensen
Sitting at 0-6, Nebraska wants a win. But the Huskers want that win for more than just themselves. They want it for the fans that have supported them no matter the outcome.
Nebraska D-Line Seeking Balance Between Aggression and Control
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska needs to get more pass rush out of its defensive line, but that can't come with penalties and lane assignment busts.
DC Erik Chinander: 'We Have Wins on the Horizon'
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander shared some insight on the Huskers' late-game breakdowns at Northwestern while remaining optimistic about the future.
Mike Dawson Has Options With Defensive Line Depth and Rotation
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Senior nose tackle Mick Stoltenberg left practice on crutches on Tuesday and Wednesday. If he's out of the lineup, what will Nebraska's defensive line rotation look like?
Nebraska's Defensive Line Shows Strength in Rotation
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
“Rotation” was one of the buzzwords from the preseason and on Saturday, defensive line coach Mike Dawson showed that wasn’t just talk as nine different defensive linemen saw the field in Nebraska’s 3-4 defense including redshirt freshman Damion Daniels.
Nebraska Looking for More From a Confident and Comfortable Ben Stille
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
With so much talk focused on Nebraska's secondary this offseason, it can be easy to forget about someone like Ben Stille. He shouldn't be, though.
Nebraska Position Previews by the Numbers: Defensive Line
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity's numbers-based position previews roll on and shift their focus to the defensive line.
Full Schedule Ahead of Huskers' Upcoming Statewide Tour
2 yr 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.
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