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.
Hot Reads: Are Teams Going to Need Redshirt Deployment Directors?
The NCAA appears likely to approve a proposal allowing players to appear in four games without burning a redshirt, which opens up all sorts of interesting strategy decisions.
Hot Reads: Who Will Defend the Pass in the Big Ten?
The Big Ten did better than its Power 5 brethren when it came to early entries for the NFL Draft, but it did lose some significant star power at cornerback.
Hot Reads: Keeping Up with the Jones
One school's loss is another school's gain, and Miles Jones' decommitment from Vanderbilt certainly isn't bad news for Nebraska.
Hot Reads: Can Nebraska-Michigan Play Football Now, Please?
Nebraska's trip to Ann Arbor is 250 days away, and it should be a fun one given Scott Frost's first trip to the Big House in 2016. Any way we can move that up to, oh, tomorrow?
Tshimanga Stays
Film Room Vault
4 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Hot Reads: Coaching Puddles, Not Pools
Florida AD Scott Stricklin says the practice of hiring football coaches is more difficult than fans imagine. That makes Nebraska's coup all the more impressive.
Hot Reads: Zac Taylor Talks Nebraska's New Staff
Los Angeles Rams quarterback coach Zac Taylor talks about his connections to members of Nebraska's new staff and his impressions of them as coaches.
Hot Reads: How Will UCF's Title Be Remembered?
UCF got a No. 1 nod from an NCAA-recognized "major selector," so now what? History shows that the 2017 title might just become a part of history, or it might not.
Don't Be Surprised by These Surprise Teams in 2018
Baylor, Texas and Virginia Tech all make the trending up list based on expected-versus-actual wins, while Michigan State and USC are on the wrong side of the equation. Nebraska? It's nearly neutral.
Hot Reads: How Big is the Bill for Football Coaching Changes?
We won't know the actually tally for years, but Steve Berkowitz of USA Today estimates the total amount the latest round of hiring and firing will cost.
Chinander on What Makes Ruud a Special Coach
Nebraska Football ∙ 10 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Hot Reads: Nick Saban's One-Score Magic
Nebraska Football ∙ 11 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Close games are often coin flips. Unless you're Nick Saban and Alabama. The Tide don't find themselves in these games often, but when they do they usually win.
Hot Reads: The End is Here
Nebraska Football ∙ 11 days ago by Brandon Vogel
The 2017 college football comes to close tonight and one columnist writes that the sport is in as much danger as it's ever been before.
Hot Reads: Nebraska's Other Offseason QB Battle Gets Interesting
With the transfer of setter Hunter Atherton, Nebraska volleyball might have to get creative at setter in the offseason.
Where Will Donte Williams End Up?
Nebraska Football ∙ 15 days ago by Brandon Vogel
There Will Be More Morgan at Nebraska in 2018
Nebraska Football ∙ 16 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's has already seen two players announce their intentions to enter the NFL Draft, but the receiver room got a big boost with Stanley Morgan Jr. tweeting his intention to return.
Hot Reads: Where Would You Rank UCF?
Nebraska Football ∙ 16 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Central Florida's AD is making the case for the Knights as national champions. That might be a tough hill to climb, but where does UCF belong in the final rankings?
No Time Not to Have Fun
Nebraska Football ∙ 18 days ago by Brandon Vogel
In a game that was to Auburn's liking, Scott Frost and UCF showed yet again just how much value having fun has. It's something that will be welcome in Lincoln.
Frost on if UCF has a claim for the national title
18 days ago by Brandon Vogel
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