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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.
Play of the Game: Minnesota's Second Quarter Touchdown
29 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska got pushed around from start to finish in its 34-7 loss at Minnesota, and that's why this week's Play of the Game is Minnesota's 15-yard touchdown run in the second quarter in which the Nebraska defense broke down at all three levels.
With Huskers Heading Back to Minnesota, Let's Talk Progress
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The offseason hype around Nebraska may have led some to believe the Huskers' climb back up the mountain would be easy. It isn't, but the program is making progress.
Right Place, Right Time for Lamar Jackson
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
With the game against Northwestern hanging in the balance and Nebraska needing someone, anyone, to make a play, Lamar Jackson found himself in the right place at the right time.
A Kick, a Sprint, and an Unlikely Nebraska Hero at the Bottom of a Pile
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Lane McCallum, an emergency kicker who’d taken one field goal in the five games leading up to Saturday (and missed it), put toe to leather with three seconds left and sent Nebraska to 4-2.
Plays of the Game: Two Plays That Made the Difference for Nebraska
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Typically in this space, we highlight one single play that stood out above the rest. But in this case, there were two plays that were instrumental in setting up Nebraska's game-winning field goal.
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.
They Said It: Nebraska Players Discuss Huskers' 42-38 Win Over Illinois
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska players met with the media Saturday night following the Huskers’ 42-38 win over Illinois.
Nebraska's Ground Game Looks Closer to Taking Off
1 mo 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
1 mo 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
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.
Lacking Offensive Punch, Nebraska's Defense Steps Up
2 mo 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
2 mo 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
7 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
7 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
8 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.
 
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