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.
Without Football, Apparently the Ideals the Sport Holds Dear are Null
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Brandon Vogel
All of the things football supposedly teaches us, the reason it's an integral part of society, have become hard to find in the reaction to the Big Ten and PAC-12's decisions to postpone.
Nebraska Would Play, But Can It? B1G Commissioner Declines to Say
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Brandon Vogel
The University of Nebraska, from the top down, has made it clear it wants to play football this fall. Can it now that the Big Ten has officially postponed? Conference commissioner Kevin Warren declined to say.
Frost: Nebraska Committed to Playing this Fall, Big Ten or Not
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost met with the media Monday, amid rumors of a canceled football season, and stated the university's commitment to playing this fall.
Spielman Headed to TCU, Offers Farewell to Husker Fans
Nebraska Football ⋅ 25 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Former Nebraska wide receiver JD Spielman will join TCU for his senior season, but not before offering a goodbye to Nebraska fans.
Hot Reads: A Quick Discourse on Close Games
Over the past two years, Nebraska has played a full season's worth of one-score game. The Huskers also have the worst record of any Power 5 team to play at least 12 games decided by a touchdown or less.
Unveiling the 2020 Hail Varsity Husker Football Yearbook Cover
Nebraska senior cornerback Dicaprio Bootle is featured on the cover of the 2020 Hail Varsity Husker Football Yearbook, which ships later this month.
The Big Ten Is for Closers Only
There are many potential challenges in the Big Ten, a lesson Nebraska is still learning 10 years after joining. One of them? You better be ready to play well in November.
Hot Reads: Which Big Ten West Teams Play the Best on the Road?
If the list of Big Ten West teams that performed the best at home was largely status quo, there's some surprises on the road.
Hot Reads: Which Big Ten West Teams Play the Best at Home?
What does home field advantage look like this fall with so much uncertainty? That, too, is unclear, but here are the Big Ten West teams with the most at stake.
Hot Reads: Vanilla Big Ten Football Schedules Could Offer an Edge
In normal times, the Big Ten's approach to scheduling comes across as pretty vanilla. In these times, with many games contained to the conference footprint, it might end up being a slight help.
Hot Reads: Huskers Up to a Half-Dozen Football Analysts Now
Nebraska has added to its roster of football analysts, bringing in two new coaches who will assist with the defense.
Hot Reads: No 'Red Light, Green Light' for Return of College Sports
In an interview Friday night, NCAA president Mark Emmert showed just how much of the decisions to be made will fall to individual institutions.
Hot Reads: Returning to Returning Production in the Big Ten for 2020
With a few months of additions and attrition, here's how the Big Ten teams stack up in updated returning production numbers.
Hot Reads: What Comes Next for Offense in Football?
Spread football is no longer a strategy, it's so ubiquitous that it's just "football" now. So, what next for the game? What next for Nebraska?
Hot Reads: Grading Talent Development Using the NFL Draft
247Sports used a draft-based model to grade the best programs at developing talent, with the usual suspects––Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson--at the top. Nebraska scored a 0.0.
Hot Reads: Huskers QB Situation Becomes a Little More Volatile
Nebraska is still in a good spot overall with quarterback depth, but the impending transfer of Noah Vedral raises the stakes for everyone.
Pittsburgh Steelers Select Carlos Davis in Seventh Round of NFL Draft
With the 232nd pick of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected defensive lineman Carlos Davis.
Hot Reads: A Tale of Two QBs
Nebraska is part of Joe Burrow's story, like it or not, and the Huskers' role in it came up again after the LSU quarterback was taken first overall in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Hot Reads: ADs Weigh In on Likelihood of Football in 2020
Football Bowl Subdivision athletic directors appear ready to make some concessions for the 2020 season, but not playing isn't one of them according to new data from Brett McMurphy of Stadium.
Hot Reads: Huskers Have Some Big Investments in the Redshirt Market
Nebraska has been careful with redshirts over the first two years under Scott Frost. Those investments may start to pay off in 2020.
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