Devine Ozigbo
Don't Count Out Devine Ozigbo
25 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska returns its leading rusher from 2017, but one wouldn’t know that based on the conversation about the position over the last few months. Even so, senior Devine Ozigbo's work ethic seems to have earned him a significant role in the backfield for 2018.
Hot Reads: What a Difference a Duck-R Makes
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Taking a close look at Nebraska's rushing numbers shows there's room for improvement in the running back room, but also how the runs from hybrid receiver/running backs could help the run game overall.
Nebraska Position Previews By the Numbers: Running Backs
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity’s by-the-numbers approach to previewing the season rolls on with a look at the running back position.
Nebraska's Running Backs Room is Crowded, but That's A-OK
1 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska's running backs room is feeling a little crowded these days. That's not a problem for coach Scott Frost or running backs coach Ryan Held.
Hot Reads: Ryan Held on the Nebraska Running Backs
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's assistant coaches won't meet with the media until next week, but running backs coach Ryan Held offered an update on his guys during a radio appearance this week.
Running it Back With the Running Backs After Nebraska's Spring Game
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's run game wasn't good enough in 2017. Can it be good enough in 2018? Derek Peterson takes a deep look at what we saw from the Huskers' backs in the spring game.
Fixing Nebraska's 1,000-Yard Problem
6 mo ago by Greg Smith
The Huskers haven't had a 1,000-yard rusher since Ameer Abdullah. Finding one in 2018 could go a long way towards spurring the Huskers' return in Scott Frost's first season.
LISTEN: Views from the Other Side, RB/OL Edition
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
In Part 3 of our four-part offseason preview, Derek Peterson and Greg Smith take a look at the running game for the Huskers.
Get Ready for Ozigbo, He Seems to be Nebraska's Guy
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's intended featured back is officially done for the season, so who fills the void? Devine Ozigbo is ready and preparing the same no matter how the carries shake out.
Work Got Ozigbo On the Field, Improvement Has Kept Him There for Nebraska
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's junior tailback has 100-yard games in back-to-back contests. While his work ethic in practice has earned him playing time, he said his improved all-around game has helped him succeed.
WATCH: Blackshirts' Improvement Coming at Right Time as Wisconsin Looms
11 mo ago by Mark Kraynak
Will improved play from the Huskers in recent weeks be enough against Wisconsin? We discuss in this week's No Huddle, presented by Downtown Lincoln.
Ozigbo Brings the Lightning in Standout Game Against Rutgers
12 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Husker fans' patience, and Devine Ozigbo's own resolve, was rewarded as the Texan struck for 101 yards in his first real opportunity in 2017.
WATCH: The Football Gods Offer Advice to 1-2 Nebraska
1 yr ago by Mark Kraynak
Nebraska has problems right now. We discuss what they are and how they get fixed in this week's No Huddle.
Mailbag: Will the Huskers Develop a Pass Rush?
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
In this week's mailbag, the team looks at the Huskers' lack of sacks to begin the season, what happened to Devine Ozigbo and more.
The Petey Post: Assessing the Field in the Backfield
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
In Week 2 of the Petey Post, we take a look at each of the four options in the Nebraska backfield, and try to make a case for each.
Huskers Taking Committee Approach Until Featured Back Emerges
1 yr ago by Greg Smith
Nebraska's staff would prefer to have a featured running back to lean on in 2017, but it's still too early in fall camp to name one.
Notes from a Morning in Memorial Stadium
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
The Huskers invaded Memorial Stadium for Thursday morning's open practice and got plenty of situational and scrimmage work. Read on for all the news and notes from the day.
Hot Reads: Reframing the Running Back Race
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's injury-depleted offensive line shouldered a lot of the blame for the lagging run game in 2016, but take a closer look at the running backs and what it might mean this season.
Huskers Hold Spring Game Dress Rehearsal in Memorial Stadium
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
With just one week before the spring game, the Huskers took to the turf at Memorial Stadium for Saturday's practice.
Corn Identity
1 yr ago by Chris Schmidt
Spring football has arrived. We cover the power run game with Husker IB Devine Ozigbo. QB guru Steve Calhoun explains the strengths of Patrick O'Brien & Tanner Lee. Gary Sharp & Brandon Vogel share their spring expectations.
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