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Husker Tight Ends a Tight-Knit, Diverse Group with Addition of Vokolek
8 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Tight end has been the most stable position room at Nebraska since Scott Frost and his staff arrived in Lincoln, but even without spring ball, Rutgers transfer Travis Vokolek will look to shake up that depth chart in 2020.
Chris Hickman's Dual Role, and his Window of Opportunity this Spring
26 days ago by Derek Peterson
Chris Hickman has quickly become the kind of player to just get on the field in whatever way possible. “He’s a dual guy, he’s always going to be that for us here at Nebraska,” tight ends coach Sean Beckton said Monday. In the spring, that's going to mean wideout duty.
Family, Friendship Keep Huskers Thankful Through Ups and Downs
4 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska’s 54-7 win over Maryland gave the Huskers a week to be thankful. But Nebraska's staff and players have been thankful all along, in part to their each other, their families and their friends.
Nebraska's Receiver Problem May Have a Tight End Solution
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
No position group has been perfect during Nebraska's 3-2 start to the season, but the Huskers' tight ends are consistently grading out well and it could have an impact on the offense moving forward.
It Starts in the Trenches as Nebraska Prepares for Ohio State
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fresh off keeping one of the top pass-rushers in the Big Ten largely in check, Nebraska will face an even more difficult challenge when Chase Young and the Ohio State Buckeyes come to town.
Huskers WR Jaevon McQuitty Finally Feels Like Himself Again
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jaevon McQuitty was a 4-star recruit coming out of high school and looked like he'd have a chance to make an immediate impact at Nebraska before injuries derailed his career almost before it even started. Now, McQuitty said he finally feels like himself again and his coaches are taking notice.
Transfer TE Travis Vokolek Will Redshirt, But Hopes Are High for 2020
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska won't apply for a waiver to get its transfer tight end from Rutgers eligible immediately. The depth of the tight end room made that decision easy. But, this shouldn't be a lost year for Travis Vokolek.
'No Fear' for Austin Allen, Ready to Make an Impact for Nebraska
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Nebraska coaches want more out of their tight ends on and off the field, and redshirt sophomore Austin Allen thinks he's ready to take on that challenge.
Huskers Running Back Ronald Thompkins Returns to the Football Field
7 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.
What the Huskers' Skill Guys are Working on This Offseason
8 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. 9 Jack Stoll
9 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. Jack Stoll is next at No. 9.
How Jack Stoll's Eyes Can Help Nebraska's Passing Game in 2019
12 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska tight end Jack Stoll is making gains this spring. The most notable, according to position coach Sean Beckton? His ability to read and react to coverages.
No Hangover for the Huskers, Practice Resumes at Championship Standard
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska football went back to work on Monday and the coaches came away happy with the attention to detail coming off a week-long break.
Huskers Hyped Over 2019 Spring Game Ticket Sales
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Last year, Nebraska sold out its annual spring game. This year, the Huskers seem on pace to do so again and they're pretty hyped about it.
Scoring the Huskers: Tight Ends
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
We’re scoring Nebraska's positional groups this week based on strength heading into the 2019 season. Performance in 2018, returning production and incoming talent will all factor in here. We continue with the tight ends.
Nebraska's Preparing for a Changing Illinois Defense
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Illinois head coach Lovie Smith took over play-calling duties for the Illini, and Nebraska coaches noticed a difference right away on film. That and more from Wednesday's practice.
Nebraska's Offense Frustrated but Focused Ahead of Minnesota
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska nearly had its first win of the season in hand at Northwestern and felt some frustration at letting one slip away. OC Troy Walters said it hasn't hampered the Huskers' focus this week.
Nebraska's Tight Ends Have Room to Grow, but Showing Good Progress
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Through two weeks, the offensive production from the tight ends has been minimal but their involvement has been anything but as Nebraska has had at least one tight end on the field for basically every offensive snap.
Race for Reps at Tight End Continues for the Huskers
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Throughout the fall, tight end coach Sean Beckton has made the hierarchy in his room very clear. There’s sophomore Jack Stoll at the top, redshirt freshmen Austin Allen and Kurt Rafdal battling it out for second and then everybody else. True freshman Cam Jurgens, however, is turning some heads.
Ready or Not, Jack Stoll Tackles Leadership Role for Tight Ends
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Tight end might be the youngest position group on Nebraska's roster, and as a result the leadership burden has been placed on a redshirt sophomore with eight career catches.
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