Dedrick Mills
Division Crown Odds, Passing Over/Unders, Other Husker Prop Bets
6 days ago by Derek Peterson
With football confirmed to be on the horizon in the Big Ten, the oddsmakers at have put out a ton of Big Ten-related prop bets, odds, and over/unders for the year ahead. Let's take a look at where Nebraska comes in.
Padding the Stats: Projecting Huskers Seniors Who Will Return in 2021
27 days ago by Jacob Padilla
One Hail Varsity reader sent in a Mailbag question this week that I thought deserved more than a few sentences in response, so I decided to tackle that in-depth in my Wednesday column instead.
Ryan Held on RB Room in 2020: 'Best I’ve Felt Since We’ve Been Here'
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Running backs coach Ryan Held made an appearance on the Husker Sports Nightly radio show Tuesday night and ran through each of the guys in his room this season. Where depth has been an issue in the past, Held might have an overabundance of options in the present.
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Betts, Manning, Health, and Cautious Optimism for Nebraska's Offense
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Staff writer Derek Peterson feels cautiously optimistic about Nebraska's offense heading into 2020. The offensive weapons Nebraska has added over the last two seasons make for a compelling case.
Tendencies, Dedrick Mills, and Nebraska's Case at Running Back
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
More of Dedrick Mills seems like it would be a good thing for Nebraska in 2020. Just take a closer look at his 2019 numbers to see why.
10 Most Intriguing Huskers of 2020: No. 6 Dedrick Mills
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 sixth spot goes to running back Dedrick Mills.
Hot Reads: Where Do the Huskers Go After Frost's Run Heaviest Year Yet?
6 mo 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
8 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
8 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.
Steady Progress, More Comfort Lead to Breakout Performance for Mills
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
12 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.
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