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: Who Is the Best QB Nebraska Will Face in 2019?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Who is the best QB Nebraska will face in 2019? When you get down into the details, it's not a very easy question to answer. That might be important for the season ahead.
Hot Reads: The Race to 900 Wins
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Three teams have a chance to reach 900 all-time wins before the end of September. Which school gets there first––Nebraska, Oklahoma or Notre Dame?
Hot Reads: Year 2 Leaps, East Division Drama & Other Big Ten Bits
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Brandon Vogel
The second full week of fall camp is underway around the Big Ten. Here is another round of updates from the schools on Nebraska's schedule
Hot Reads: They're Saying the Same Thing
Nebraska Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Anonymous coach comments are always fun. Check out these two, one about UCF entering 2017 and one about Nebraska entering 2019.
Hot Reads: An All-Conference Coach
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Brandon Vogel
We're all familiar with the concept of an all-conference team, but what if instead of players by position you did it for coaches by position?
Hot Reads: Gophers Down a QB and Other Notes from Around the Big Ten
Nebraska Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Brandon Vogel
With fall camp underway around the country, here are some key updates to keep you up-to-speed on what's happening with the Huskers' opponent this August.
Hot Reads: Interceptions Can Change Your Life
Nebraska Football ⋅ 14 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Well, maybe life-changing is overstating things but Nebraska cornerback Lamar Jackson did note just how important interceptions are for the Huskers in 2019.
Hot Reads: Place Your Bets at Outside Linebacker
Nebraska Football ⋅ 17 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska has two potential-packed options at one of its outside linebacker spots, and that makes this one of the more interesting positions to watch in August.
Hot Reads: The 224-Game Streak That Needs to End for Nebraska in 2019
Nebraska Football ⋅ 19 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Everyone in red is painfully aware that Nebraska hasn't won a conference title since 1999, but there's another streak that's telling a more detailed story of the past two decades in Lincoln.
Better Would Be a Pretty Big Deal for Nebraska in 2019
Nebraska Football ⋅ 20 days ago by Brandon Vogel
There's no escaping what happened at UCF when thinking about Nebraska in Year 2 under Scott Frost. It's an impossibly high bar, but the Huskers have a shot to do something else few teams do.
Hot Reads: It Will Be a Wild Month Ahead for Huskers' Wide Receivers
Nebraska Football ⋅ 21 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska offensive coordinator and wide receiver Troy Walters ran down the Huskers' list of wide receivers in a recent radio appearance. He got to 12 names without any problems, highlighting how much still has to be sorted out this August.
Hot Reads: Does the Ticking Clock Change How the Huskers Handle 2019?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 22 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Scott Frost has acknowledged that there's an impetus to win while the Huskers have Adrian Martinez. Does that influence Nebraska's personnel decisions in 2019?
Hot Reads: Which Position Matters Most at NU for the Next Decade?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 24 days ago by Brandon Vogel
If Nebraska could become "Position U" at a certain position over the next decade, which position are you choosing?
Hot Reads: You Taking Nebraska to Win More Games Than These Rivals?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 25 days ago by Brandon Vogel
An online sports book unveiled a new bet this week: head-to-head win totals against traditional rivals. Because rivalry is a tricky thing for Nebraska, no Husker games made the list but that doesn't mean we can't create those lines.
Hot Reads: The Big Ten Is Imbalanced in More Than One Way
Nebraska Football ⋅ 26 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Big Ten coaches fielded plenty of questions about the competitive balance of the league last week. Two of them offered answers that stood out and underscored the new era that seems to be unfolding.
Hunter Headed Back to Lincoln to GA with Nebraska Volleyball
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 28 days ago by Brandon Vogel
One of the best players in the storied history of Nebraska volleyball, setter Kelly Hunter, is rejoining the program as a graduate assistant.
Hot Reads: The Return of Public Performance Index Results?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 29 days ago by Brandon Vogel
One of the pieces of lore from Nebraska's greatest era was making testing results, via the performance index, public. Scott Frost said those days could be returning to Lincoln.
Another Husker Hype Column
Nebraska Football ⋅ 29 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Yeah, hype was the word the Huskers couldn't avoid in Chicago. That's always a temporary condition.
Postion-by-Position Updates from Nebraska at Big Ten Media Days
Nebraska Football ⋅ 29 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska coach Scott Frost spoke with media for an hour in Chicago at Big Ten Media Days. Here's a handful of updates broken out by position.
Nebraska, Michigan Tabbed as Division Favorites in Big Ten Media Poll
Nebraska hasn't won a conference title since 1999, Michigan since 2004, but in's media poll the Huskers and Wolverines were picked as division favorites in the Big Ten.
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