Brandon Vogel
Managing Editor
Brandon is the Managing Editor for Hail Varsity and has covered Nebraska athletics for the magazine and web since 2012, Hail Varsity's first season on the scene. His sports writing has also been featured by Fox Sports, The Guardian and CBS Sports.
Huskers, Heritage Pork and Ann Arbor
Nebraska Football ⋅ 7 hrs ago by Brandon Vogel
Here's a place you need to know about if you're a Husker fan headed to Ann Arbor for Nebraska vs. Michigan this weekend.
Hot Reads: An Update on Nebraska's Season Win Projections
Nebraska Football ⋅ 13 hrs ago by Brandon Vogel
The stat-based models were pretty cautious with Nebraska coming into the season with most projecting about a 6-6 season. Here's what those models are saying now.
Football and Food Come Together in Latest Issue of Hail Varsity
Nebraska Football ⋅ 1 day ago by Brandon Vogel
Hail Varsity's first-ever food issue is off to the printer and will be arriving in mailboxes and on newsstands soon. Here's an introduction to the issue from managing editor Brandon Vogel.
Hot Reads: Recapping a Rough Week 3 for the Big Ten
Nebraska Football ⋅ 1 day ago by Brandon Vogel
It was a bad week for the Big Ten. Maybe you’ve heard. The conference went 6-8 over the weekend, but all of the losses came to unranked teams.
5 Key Stats from Nebraska's 24-19 Loss to Troy
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Hail Varsity managing editor Brandon Vogel takes a close look at the Nebraska-Troy box score to get a clearer idea of how the Huskers fell to 0-2.
Wins Are Easy to Understand, Winning Remains Complicated for Huskers
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Brandon Vogel
"It's the same as last week," Nebraska linebacker Luke Gifford said of the Huskers' loss to Troy. It was, and what matters now for Nebraska is if another painful lesson takes this time.
Nebraska Football and the Need for a Lead
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska bounced back from a 14-0 deficit last week, but what was the cost of that comeback? The numbers say it's best not to have to ask, but that's particularly true against a program like Troy.
Hot Reads: Rounding Up Nebraska vs. Troy Predictions
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Brandon Vogel
What are the computers, and Las Vegas, saying about Saturday's Nebraska-Troy game? Most see a Huskers win, but the margin varies.
Hot Reads: Great Expectations and 4 Other Husker Stats Worth Noting
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's offensive efficiency was good against Colorado, but so was its expected efficiency which might be an even better sign for a young and developing offense.
Hot Reads: Losses Aren't a Reason for Illogic
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Are there things Nebraska could've done better against Colorado? Yes. But was the loss to the Buffs reason enough to call this a rough start to the Frost era? It was for a couple of national writers.
Hot Reads: Running the Ball When Everything Says Pass
Nebraska Football ⋅ 7 days ago by Brandon Vogel
It was an easy-to-miss part of Nebraska's game against Colorado, but check out what the Huskers' offense was doing when the Buffaloes could've reasonably expected a pass.
Hot Reads: Recapping Week 2 in the Big Ten
Nebraska Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Impressive, fair or deceptive? We give one of those designations to each Big Ten team based on the box scores from Week 2.
5 Key Stats from Nebraska's 33-28 Loss to Colorado
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Hail Varsity managing editor Brandon Vogel takes a stats-based look at how Nebraska let a win get away.
The Most Consistent and Replicable Thing
Nebraska Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska is going to be better, sooner, than expected in 2018. The Huskers lost to Colorado, but that game proved it just as well as a close win would have.
What To Do Without the Week 1-to-2 Warp Zone
Nebraska Football ⋅ 11 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Can a team still make "its biggest improvement" from Weeks 1 to 2 if Week 1 didn't include a game?
Hot Reads: Huskers Get 2019 Walk-On Class Rolling
Nebraska Football ⋅ 11 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska football has extended some preferred walk-on offers in recent weeks, and Lincoln Southeast punter Grant Detlefsen became the first to officially join the class.
Hot Reads: Nebraska-Colorado Has Chaos Potential on Defense
Nebraska Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Over the previous two seasons, no two teams were better at creating takeaway opportunities than Colorado and UCF were. With the Knights' staff now at Nebraska, don't be surprised if takeaways are a big part of Saturday's outcome.
FCS Teams with an Open Date on Oct. 27
Nebraska Football ⋅ 13 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Hot Reads: A Rivalry Out of Whole Cloth
Nebraska Football ⋅ 13 days ago by Brandon Vogel
The Nebraska-Colorado rivalry might mean more to former Buffs head coach Bill McCartney than anyone else. That makes its own sort of sense.
Scott Frost: No Ideal Scenario for 12th Game, but Nebraska Will Try
Nebraska Football ⋅ 15 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska coach Scott Frost said it isn't ideal to play 12 consecutive games, but if the option is available the Huskers will take it. "The guys have worked so hard they deserve to play a full slate of games."
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