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Nebraska's Ground Game Looks Closer to Taking Off
50 min ago by Derek Peterson
“I feel like we can do some amazing things in the backfield between me and Maurice,” Dedrick Mills said post-NIU win. It sure seems to be trending in that direction.
Blackshirts Are Making a Compelling Case for a New Way to Win in 2019
21 hrs ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska under Scott Frost will be an offense-first program, but through three games in 2019 the Huskers' defense is leading the way.
Tracking Nebraska's Defensive Participation Against Colorado
4 days 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
11 days 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.
Lacking Offensive Punch, Nebraska's Defense Steps Up
14 days ago by Jacob Padilla
With Scott Frost at the helm, Nebraska’s offense is always going to get top billing. On Saturday, however, it was the other two phases of the game – and especially the defense – that took center stage and carried the Huskers to victory against South Alabama.
Blackshirts Carry NU to 35-21 Season-Opening Win, Let the Tour Begin
15 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's defense is on a revenge tour. But it's not so much about proving something to opponents this season. It's more about proving something to themselves.
Don't Call it a Rebuild in Nebraska's Secondary
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Don’t call it a rebuild for Nebraska's secondary. It’s closer to a reload.
Football is Back | The Varsity Club Podcast
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Brandon Vogel joins the show to recap what we heard from Scott Frost and players at Thursday's pre-fall camp press conference, then Sporting News' Bill Bender joins the podcast to share his thoughts on Nebraska and the Big Ten in 2019.
Hot Reads: Interceptions Can Change Your Life
1 mo 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.
Nebraska Players 'Don't Want' Student-Athlete Life NCAA is Pushing
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
After an NCAA video portraying a day in the life of a student-athlete went viral for the wrong reasons, we asked a couple Huskers about the video. Turns out it's not all that accurate.
Nebraska CB Lamar Jackson Ready for His Next Role as a Father
5 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Lamar Jackson missed Monday’s football practice. The senior cornerback had good reason. His son—Legacy Nathan Jackson—was born that day.
Love or Hate: Everyone Loves Nebraska's Johnny Trueblood
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Derek Peteron on Johnny Trueblood's statistically-strange run, Lamar Jackson likes to hit, the Big Ten Tournament and more.
A Different Group of DBs for Nebraska, and the Promise that Brings
6 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.
Nebraska Players on Growth, Leadership and More Heading Into Spring
6 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska kicked off spring football practice on Monday, followed by a jam-packed press conference and round table discussion on Tuesday. We have the quick rundown of what the Husker players had to say.
5 Nebraska Seniors to Watch During Spring Ball
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Spring is a great time to focus on the younger players on Nebraska's roster, but don't forget about the seniors. Here are five the Huskers need to make an impact now.
Tracking Early NFL Draft Entrants Around the Big Ten
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Monday marked the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the 2019 NFL Draft. Here's who took advantage of that from the Big Ten.
Lamar Jackson Leading the Charge for Nebraska's Turnovers
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After countless close calls through the first few weeks of the season, Nebraska’s defense is finally starting to force turnovers and junior cornerback Lamar Jackson is one of the Blackshirts leading the charge in that area.
Pass Coverage Not Perfect for Nebraska, but Technique is Improving
10 mo 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
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Cornerback Lamar Jackson and safety Tre Neal joined the ranks of the Blackshirts on Tuesday.
In Minnesota Win, Nebraska's Defense Earned a Few More Blackshirts
10 mo ago by Derek Peterson
On Tuesday, corner Lamar Jackson, safety Tre Neal and defensive linemen Carlos and Khalil Davis all left practice wearing black instead of the yellow the defense had been in since fall camp.
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