Lamar Jackson
Lamar Jackson Leading the Charge for Nebraska's Turnovers
11 days 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
25 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
28 days 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
28 days 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.
Huskers Have a Balancing Act During Bethune-Cookman Week
29 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.
Padding the Stats: Defensive Woes Nebraska Can and Can't Fix Right Now
1 mo 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.
Brighter Days Ahead for Nebraska CB Lamar Jackson?
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
It's probably safe at this point to say Nebraska cornerback Lamar Jackson has had an up and down season. A lot of downs, sure, but Saturday against Northwestern represented an up.
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.
Lamar Jackson Gets First Pick of Nebraska Career
2 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska's first turnover forced this season belongs to none other than Lamar Jackson.
WATCH: Husker Blackshirts on Returning to the Field
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
With just days before the Huskers take the field for the first time in 2018, the defense met with the media to talk Blackshirts, excitement levels and more.
WATCH: All About the Signatures at Nebraska's Fan Day
3 mo ago by Derek Peterson
We went into Fan Day with three questions for Husker players and coaches: who was your first autograph, when did you give your first autograph and who has the worst handwriting? Their answers did not disappoint.
Fall Camp Roundtable: Wrapping Up Nebraska's First Week
3 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska is now a week into fall camp. With the Huskers off on Monday, the Hail Varsity Staff looks back on the first week of fall football.
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.
Fall Camp Roundtable: Storylines to Watch as Nebraska Football Gets Underway
3 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska begins fall camp on Thursday. Football is officially upon us. The Hail Varsity staff got together to take a look at what to expect and what to watch for over the next month.
The 10 Most Intriguing 2018 Huskers: No. 4 Lamar Jackson
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
We're continuing our look at 10 players that might become the most interesting men in the Huskers’ locker room with the much-maligned man in the secondary.
Something To Be Learned from This Staff's Approach to Teaching
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Every coach who has ever lived has likely said something about the importance of "teaching," but living that approach requires something extra. Derek Peterson writes that we're starting to see it at Nebraska now.
'Hits and Picks' Are in Jackson's Plans for 2018
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Two seasons with two different coaches made for a steep learning curve, but cornerback Lamar Jackson feels the freedom in this new scheme to become what he sees when looks in the mirror – a playmaker.
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.
Tallying the Blackshirts' Personnel Choices
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Curious about which players got the most time on defense? Want to know which guys played in which spots in Bob Diaco's 4-3 scheme and its sub-packages? Well, you've come to the right place.
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