JD Spielman
The Making of Wan'Dale Robinson | The Varsity Club Podcast
28 days ago by Derek Peterson
Greg Smith joins the podcast to talk news of the week and Nebraska football's star in the making: Wan'Dale Robinson. We also hear a snippet of Greg's interview with Robinson's father, Dale, for the 2020 Hail Varsity Football Yearbook.
'Step in the Right Direction' with Huskers Back in Lincoln
29 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The majority of the Nebraska football team is back in Lincoln working out and Coach Scott Frost joined Greg Sharpe on Wednesday’s edition of Sports Nightly to talk about that and variety of other topics including JD Spielman, COVID-19 protocol and his program's version of the famous unity council.
Padding the Stats: Wan'Dale Robinson's Time
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
JD Spielman's official departure from the program leaves a massive void in Nebraska's offense, but the Huskers have one receiver who appears poised to step right in without missing a beat.
Wideout JD Spielman Will Not Return to Nebraska
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
JD Spielman, Nebraska's leading returning receiver and the first player in program history with three 800-yard receiving seasons, has decided to put his name in the transfer portal.
100 Years Later
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Staff writer Derek Peterson talked to several former Huskers about the intersection between activism and athletics, what it means to be unheard in this country, and how we can bring about change.
Without Spielman, Nebraska's Trending-Up Offense Is Less Trendy
4 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
The algorithms liked Nebraska in 2020 thanks to one of the best returning-production rates in the country. Those projections would take a hit without leading receiver JD Spielman.
JD Spielman Temporarily Steps Away from Nebraska Football
4 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
JD Spielman has temporarily stepped away from the Nebraska football team. The junior wide receiver is at home with family in Minnesota and is unlikely to take part in spring football, according to a release from the university.
Scoring the Huskers: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
With the defense covered last week in our "Scoring the Huskers" series, the attention this week is on the offensive side of the ball. Up next? The pass-catchers.
Nebraska Roster Reset: Pass-Catchers
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The 2019 season has officially come to an end, which means its time to turn our sights toward 2020. With Nebraska locking in most of its recruiting class during the early signing period, now is a good time to take stock of where the roster stands. Today is a look at the pass-catchers.
Nebraska's WR Room: Still a Work in Progress, or Ready for Takeoff?
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska made up some ground at wide receiver with the 2020 recruiting class, but that room is still plenty young as the Huskers enter next season.
Play of the Game: JD Spielman's First Touchdown Catch
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
For the first time since week three, Nebraska was in complete and total control of a game from start to finish in a 54-7 win at Maryland. This week’s play of the game is one that proved that Nebraska could do no wrong in this one: JD Spielman’s first touchdown catch.
Nebraska's Used JD Spielman as a Slot Receiver Lately, Thankfully
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
After a three-week stretch in which JD Spielman had six combined catches for 85 yards, he moved over into the slot, Kade Warner took his spot out wide, and Spielman has 220 yards on 11 catches in the two games since.
Revisiting Projected Over/Under Lines for Nebraska Football
8 mo 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.
Midterm Report Cards: Nebraska's Disjointed Offense
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With an off week to really dig in, let's take a hard look at the three phases of Nebraska football so far in 2019. Today, we're focusing on the offense.
Martinez Out, Spielman In, and Other Nebraska-Minnesota Roster Observations
9 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska will have its top receiving threat, junior JD Spielman, available Saturday when it takes on Minnesota on the road, but it seems it will not have its starting quarterback, sophomore Adrian Martinez.
With Huskers Heading Back to Minnesota, Let's Talk Progress
9 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.
Weather-Permitting, Saturday Could Be All About the Wideouts
9 mo ago by Derek Peterson
A 5-0 Minnesota team awaits Nebraska on Saturday and if the weather permits, it could be all about the wideouts at TCF Bank Stadium.
Martinez, Spielman Still on the Huskers' Depth Chart for Minnesota
9 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska released it’s depth chart for Saturday’s Minnesota game early Monday morning. Quarterback Adrian Martinez and wideout JD Spielman are still on it.
JD Spielman the Kind of Warrior Nebraska Needs in Big Ten Play
9 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Junior wideout JD Spielman is tough, which is exactly what Nebraska needs as it heads into Big Ten play.
Three Thoughts as Huskers Find a Way to Big Ten-Opening 42-38 Win
9 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska ran up 690 yards of offense, held Illinois under 100 yards passing, had a wild special teams performance even by NU standards and found a way to come back from down 14 twice to beat Illinois (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) on the road. Here are three thoughts from the Big Ten opener.
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