Dedrick Mills
Hot Reads: Where Do the Huskers Go After Frost's Run Heaviest Year Yet?
21 days ago by Brandon Vogel
For three years as a head coach Scott Frost's teams were remarkably consistent when it came to the run-pass split. Contrarian, even. But 2019 brought a boatload of rushing attempts.
Scoring the Huskers: Running Backs
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
With the defense covered last week in our "Scoring the Huskers" series, the attention this week is on the offensive side of the ball. Up next? The running backs.
Nebraska Roster Reset: Offensive Backfield
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The 2019 season has officially come to an end, which means its time to turn our sights toward 2020. With Nebraska locking in most of its recruiting class during the early signing period, now is a good time to take stock of where the roster stands. First up is a look at the offensive backfield.
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Steady Progress, More Comfort Lead to Breakout Performance for Mills
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With Wan'Dale Robinson in street clothes, Dedrick Mills had a breakout performance against one of the best run defenses in the Big Ten in Wisconsin last Saturday. Running backs coach Ryan Held said the focus now is making sure it wasn't a one-hit-wonder.
Wasn't Enough, But Huskers' Run Game Is Something Worth Remembering
4 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
There was no reason to think Nebraska would come anywhere close to the numbers it had on the ground against Wisconsin. That, finally, might be something to build on going forward.
On Miles, and Inches, and a Frustratingly Small 37-21 Gap vs. Wisconsin
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
“It seems like we’re miles away and we are this close at the same time,” Scott Frost said at the podium after Nebraska's loss to Wisconsin.
3 Thoughts from Nebraska's 37-21 Loss to Wisconsin
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska (4-6, 2-5 Big Ten) dropped its fourth game in a row Saturday afternoon to 14th-ranked Wisconsin (8-2, 5-2 Big Ten). Inconsistencies, tackling and special teams all contributed to a frustrating 37-21 loss.
Nebraska's Backfield Has Taken Some Hits, but Key Huskers Step Up
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's backfield has taken some hits in recent weeks, but Wan'Dale Robinson has stepped up in a big way and running backs coach Ryan Held maintains that Dedrick Mills will have an important role down the stretch of the season.
Inside Zone, Intensity and a Back-to-the-Basics Kind of Week for Nebraska's Offense
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska will be without one of its big-play threats against Indiana, but the run game was a heavy focus during the off week. Will the Huskers find some success on the ground going forward?
Revisiting Projected Over/Under Lines for Nebraska Football
5 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Prior to the start of the 2019 Husker season, the Hail Varsity staff offered our takes on projected over/under lines for a handful of statistical categories. The bye weeks seems like a good time to revisit those as a way to gauge where the team is at compared to what fans and media expected.
Midterm Report Cards: Nebraska's Disjointed Offense
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With an off week to really dig in, let's take a hard look at the three phases of Nebraska football so far in 2019. Today, we're focusing on the offense.
Huskers Hope For Four Quarters of Football From Maurice Washington
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After a half-game suspension for Maurice Washington (his second of the season), Nebraska's coaches are challenging the sophomore back to prepare well this week and give them four quarters of football.
It's a One-Week Season for Nebraska in Preparing for Minnesota, Rest Later
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Scott Frost was asked Monday what he wants from his team this week with a bye week on the other side of unbeaten Minnesota. "Everything," he answered.
Nebraska, Fullbacks, and Unlocking Dedrick Mills
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Whether it was initially supposed to be just a one-game thing, a wrinkle to use once in a while or a genuine compliment to Nebraska’s pace-and-space offense, the Huskers may have found something against Ohio State to unlock Dedrick Mills.
Just a Single Takeaway from Nebraska's 48-7 Loss to Ohio State
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Normally, this story gets published with three takeaways from the game that was. We’re changing it this week. Because in Nebraska’s 48-7 loss to No. 5 Ohio State, there’s only really one take that matters.
Huskers Get Ground Game up and Running Against Northern Illinois
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Dedrick Mills broke out and Rahmir Johnson made his Husker debut as Nebraska racked up 238 yards on the ground in a blowout week three win over Northern Illinois.
Huskers Heavy on 12 Personnel in Week Three
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska had its best offensive showing of the young season against Northern Illinois, tearing up the Huskies both on the ground and through the air en route to a 44-point performance. The success rate was different in week three, but so was the personnel and how Nebraska used it.
Nebraska's Ground Game Looks Closer to Taking Off
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
“I feel like we can do some amazing things in the backfield between me and Maurice,” Dedrick Mills said post-NIU win. It sure seems to be trending in that direction.
Huskers Searching for 'Perfect Play,' Just Need Early-Down Success
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
“We’ve been in too many situations early on in the year where we’re trying to pick a perfect play,” head coach Scott Frost said Thursday.
Hot Reads: Huskers' Run Game Got Better, Still Yards to Go
6 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
"It was a lot better," Scott Frost said of Nebraska's run game against Colorado. While true, the Huskers still have a long way to go to match last year's rushing efficiency.
 
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