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Dicaprio Bootle, Chris Jones and the 'Twitter War' for Interceptions
1 day 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
22 days 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
24 days 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
25 days 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.
Nebraska Beats Minnesota 53-28 for First Win of 2018
27 days ago by Derek Peterson
Scott Frost has his first win as Nebraska's head coach as the Huskers hammered Minnesota 53-28.
Padding the Stats: Defensive Woes Nebraska Can and Can't Fix Right Now
29 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska has multiple problems on defense so far this season. Some of those may be correctable over the second half of the year, writes Jacob Padilla, and some may not.
Peek Behind the Walls, Frost Says, See How Far the Huskers Have Come
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska may be 0-6, but Scott Frost continues to see improvement from his players in practice. Now the goal is simply to turn that into a much-needed win.
Nebraska Can't Really Believe Its Record, and Neither Can Opponents
1 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska feels like a team that's so close, and yet the record remains 0-6. It's a little hard to believe for the Huskers, but they're not alone. Their opponents can't believe it either.
Cornerback Rotation a Thing to Watch Moving Forward for Nebraska
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska did something against Wisconsin it hadn’t done all year. It rotated its corners.
Dicaprio Bootle Setting an Example in Nebraska's Secondary
2 mo ago by Greg Smith
Nebraska cornerback Dicaprio Bootle was the only member of the secondary to receive a Blackshirt this week. Defensive backs coach Travis Fisher explains why.
Padding the Stats: 2018 Twitter Handle Power Rankings
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
On the eve of the 2018 Nebraska season, Jacob Padilla is back with his second annual Huskers Twitter handle power rankings.
A 'Good Group of Nickels' Makes for an Intense Position Battle
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
There's been plenty of talk about who will man the corners for Nebraska in 2018, but the Huskers have plenty of options, and a fierce position battle, at nickel as well.
Nebraska Position Previews By the Numbers: Defensive Backs
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity’s numbers-driven preview series turns its focus to the defensive side of the ball for the final team with a breakdown of the secondary.
Hot Reads: Boodles of Bootle Stock
5 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's outlook at cornerback changed a bit this week. The Huskers will still likely have to lean heavily on last year's core group, but there are a few reasons that's looking like a better proposition.
Notes from a Photoshoot: Number News, New Shoes & Noah's Waiver
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
How about another behind-the-scenes look at what went down at Hail Varsity's 2018 Yearbook photoshoot? This time with some notes on what the Huskers were saying as they came through.
The 10 Most Intriguing 2018 Huskers: No. 9 Dicaprio Bootle
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Dicaprio Bootle's Twitter handle is "flights delayed" for crying out loud. Let him seek. Let him destroy.
Hot Reads: 5 Key Huskers This Spring
8 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Developmental is critical across the board for Nebraska this spring, but these five players have a chance to really raise the Huskers' ceiling in 2018 with a good month of practice.
LISTEN: Views from the Other Side, CB/S Edition
10 mo ago by Derek Peterson
As our early 2018 season look-ahead continues, Greg Smith joins the podcast to take a look at the much-maligned Husker secondary.
The Snap Count: The Huskers' Defensive Personnel Against Illinois
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla takes another deep dive into Nebraska's defensive personnel choices.
Secondary Growth a Primary Goal for Huskers Early in 2017
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Just like the Red Wolves in week one, Oregon attacked the Huskers through the air on Saturday and Nebraska's young secondary was not quite up to the challenge out of the gates.
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