Dicaprio Bootle
An Alarming Reliance on Newcomers and Just OK Football for Nebraska
15 days ago by Derek Peterson
Scott Frost has players he can win football games with. He just needs them to stop allowing OK to be OK.
Revisiting Projected Over/Under Lines for Nebraska Football
23 days 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.
Weather-Permitting, Saturday Could Be All About the Wideouts
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
A 5-0 Minnesota team awaits Nebraska on Saturday and if the weather permits, it could be all about the wideouts at TCF Bank Stadium.
It's a One-Week Season for Nebraska in Preparing for Minnesota, Rest Later
1 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's Secondary Looks to Build on Illinois Performance against Ohio State
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's secondary forced Illinois into its second-worst passing day in five years. Ohio State represents a bigger challenge, but another opportunity for this group to show how much it has grown.
Taylor-Britt Answers the Call, No Matter Where the Huskers Need Him
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Sophomore defensive back Cam Taylor-Britt is not afraid to fail. That's why Nebraska loves him so much.
Tracking Nebraska's Defensive Participation Against Colorado
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After week one, we took a look at how Nebraska used its offensive personnel against South Alabama. This week, we're looking at the other side of the ball.
Laviska Shenault's Versatility Will Test Nebraska Secondary
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's taking a big step up in competition from week one to week two and Colorado do-it-all offensive threat Laviska Shenault Jr. will provide a measuring stick for how much progress the Blackshirts have made in the last year.
Don't Call it a Rebuild in Nebraska's Secondary
3 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Don’t call it a rebuild for Nebraska's secondary. It’s closer to a reload.
Nebraska's Defense Working to Manufacture Depth
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
"Position-less" is the buzzword when it comes to defense these days. At Nebraska, it's more of a necessity than strategy this spring.
Hot Reads: The Pass Breakup Guy
7 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska cornerback Dicaprio Bootle led the Big Ten in pass breakups in 2018, which is a good news-bad news designation.
A Different Group of DBs for Nebraska, and the Promise that Brings
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska’s defensive backs have been different since Nebraska's loss to Northwestern. And the group now brings a lot of promise for the Huskers.
Dicaprio Bootle, Mo Barry Named to Third Team All-Big Ten
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska didn't have a player on any all-defensive team in 2017 for the first time since joining the Big Ten. Corner Dicaprio Bootle, linebacker Mo Barry and a few others made sure that didn't become a trend.
Three-and-Out: Iowa 31, Nebraska 28
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Hail Varsity staffers Derek Peterson, Erin Sorensen and Greg Smith offer some final takeaways from Nebraska's loss to Iowa.
Iowa's Game Plan Paid off, but Nebraska Doesn't Expect It to in Future
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Iowa played the odds and forced Nebraska's defense to make some winning plays. That move paid off for the Hawkeyes this time around, but the Blackshirts feel confident that won't be the case moving forward.
They Said It: What the Huskers Are Thankful for This Year
11 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
As friends and families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Huskers are preparing for their matchup with Iowa on Friday. That doesn't mean Nebraska’s coaches and players haven't had a little time to reflect on what they are thankful for most this year.
Dicaprio Bootle, Chris Jones and the 'Twitter War' for Interceptions
12 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska DB Dicaprio Bootle is second nationally in PBUs, but has yet to record an interception in 2018. That prompted a "friendly" Twitter war with former Huskers DB Chris Jones.
Pass Coverage Not Perfect for Nebraska, but Technique is Improving
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's pass coverage is far from where it needs to be, but defensive backs coach Travis Fisher has seen plenty of improvement in his position group's technique.
Hard Work Pays off for Newest Nebraska Blackshirts
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Cornerback Lamar Jackson and safety Tre Neal joined the ranks of the Blackshirts on Tuesday.
Huskers Have a Balancing Act During Bethune-Cookman Week
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
This week was scheduled as Nebraska's bye week offering a much-needed break and time to recruit. Instead the Huskers are balancing those concerns while working on game prep.
 
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