Central Florida
The Opening Acts: The Dozen or So Plays Deciding Football Games
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The end-game seems simple, if not slightly common-sense, but the question is one worth asking. Is there a connection between offensive success and success on the first play of a drive?
TFLs Can Be Drive-Stoppers, Now Nebraska Just Needs to Get Some
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
New Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander has noted the importance of "negative plays". Here's a look at how they influenced drives at UCF and Nebraska in the past.
Eligibility Waiver for Nebraska QB Noah Vedral Not Off the Table Yet
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Sophomore quarterback Noah Vedral, a UCF transfer, would need a waiver to be immediately eligible in 2018 but Scott Frost said Thursday Nebraska hasn't closed the book on seeking that waiver.
Hot Reads: When It Comes to Turnovers, Being a Front-Runner Is Good
2 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Every coach in the world wants to create turnovers, but one of the hidden keys to actually doing that might be simply playing with a lead.
'No Discussion' About Eight-Team Playoff Within the CFP
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Expanding the College Football Playoff is a good theoretical discussion, but one CFP executive says "there's zero interest in expansion right now."
Newest Husker Neal Is a 'Yes Sir, No Sir' Kind of Guy
2 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska isn't just adding a transfer safety with Tre Neal, but a team leader as well who has already experienced the culture shift engineered by this staff once before.
Huskers Add Safety Tre Neal as Grad Transfer from UCF
2 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's secondary got a little bit deeper on Friday with the addition of UCF safety Tre Neal, the fourth incoming transfer the Huskers have added under Scott Frost.
Mailbag: Pressure Situations, Big Ten Coach Swap and More
2 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The Hail Varsity staff answers your questions on pressure, hypothetical coach swaps and overachievers in this week's mailbag.
Hot Reads: Huzzah, Scott Frost
3 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost draws plaudits from noted Michigan Man, Rich Eisen, during a recent appearance on The Rich Eisen Show.
Hot Reads: Efficiency Plays Anywhere, But It's Vital in the Big Ten
3 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Is UCF-like explosiveness possible in the Big Ten? It probably is, as 2016 Penn State showed, but it'll be harder to achieve there than almost anywhere else.
Frost's First Year 1: Milton Makes His Debut Against Maryland
4 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
There were some highs in McKenzie Milton's first game at quarterback for UCF. And some lows as the Knights lost to the Terrapins in double overtime.
Frost's First Year 1: A 51-14 Loss that Wasn't as Bad as it Looked
4 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
We're taking a look back at UCF's losses in 2016 for any clues they might provide for Nebraska in 2018. First up, a 51-14 loss at No. 5 Michigan that was a little bit deceiving.
Frost Cherishes UCF, But Says It's Time to Move Forward
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Husker head coach Scott Frost went on an Orlando-based radio station Thursday to clear the air and move forward
Hot Reads: Knowledge Equals Confidence Equals Playing Fast
5 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
How long before things "click" for Nebraska under this new staff? Scott Frost spoke about that following Saturday's spring game, which echoed something Troy Walters said while still at UCF.
Hot Reads: Fast Starts Start Before the Game Clock Does
5 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
UCF was a team that played from ahead a lot in 2017, Nebraska was not. There are a lot of potential reasons for that, but start with the Knights' lack of missed starts.
In the Spring Offense vs. Defense Battle, Everyone Wins
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
At Central Florida, "iron sharpened iron" in practice to the point of the Knights running the table in 2017. Nebraska's new coaching staff is expecting to see similar results in Lincoln.
Hot Reads: How to Win Games and Influence Turnovers
6 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Footballs bounce funny. That's a given. Some will go your way, some won't. But what a coach can control to some degree is how often his defense is in a position to await those funny bounces.
100 Days of Frost: Everybody Won with the Peach Bowl Win
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
In 100 days of Frost advisories in Nebraska, his most important moment might not have really had anything to do with Nebraska. 
Hot Reads: A Statistical Mystery at UCF
6 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
UCF's offensive numbers were impressive across the board, but one in particular doesn't add up. And it might end up being a key measure for Nebraska in 2018.
Hot Reads: How's the Huskers' Brand?
7 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Branding discussions can feel a little unsavory when it comes to college football, but they're important. According to one recent survey, Nebraska's brand ranks 21st nationally.
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