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Nebraska's Offense Has Sauce Again
6 days ago by Derek Peterson
Sauce is good. Nebraska’s offense has it again, and, based on what we saw in Week 1 from a few first-time contributors, this is going to be fun.
Huskers Lose a Heartbreaker to Colorado, 33-28
10 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska put up 565 yards in its opener, but lost the turnover battle 3-0 and that send the Huskers home with a loss in Scott Frost's coaching debut in Lincoln.
Projecting the 2018 All-Big Ten First Team
26 days ago by Derek Peterson
Who makes it onto the conference's elite team at the end of the season? Why not take a stab at picking who earns All-Big Ten First Team honors? These are almost never wrong, right?
Nebraska's Kicker Battle, Aggressiveness in Return Game Taking Shape
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt named a leader in the kicker battle and promised more aggressiveness in the return game during the defensive staff's media availability this week.
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.
Hot Reads: A Closer Look at Two Record-Setting Receiving Seasons
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska wide receivers Stanley Morgan Jr. and JD Spielman both put up big numbers for the Huskers in 2017, but there's still room for improvement.
Nebraska Position Previews By the Numbers: Receivers and Tight Ends
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Huskers may have the day off on Tuesday, but there’s no such thing as an off-day at Hail Varsity. Our by-the-numbers position preview series continues today with a look at the pass-catchers.
JD Spielman Makes Hornung Award Watch List
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Sophomore wide receiver JD Spielman is among the players to watch for the Paul Hornung Award presented annually to the "most versatile" player in college football.
Two Husker Receivers Land on 2018 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska wide receivers Stanley Morgan Jr. and JD Spielman were both named to the 2018 Biletnikoff Award Watch List.
Nebraska's Heisman Odds for the Next Four Years
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
A reader asked if the Huskers will have a Heisman Trophy-winner in the next four years. Staff writer Derek Peterson did a deep dive and came up with what it would take.
Mailbag: Not One, Not Two, Maybe Three 500-Yard Receivers? Maybe
2 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
In a new mailbag, Brandon Vogel, Erin Sorensen, Greg Smith, Jacob Padilla and Derek Peterson tackle topics ranging from summer workouts and impact freshmen to receiver production.
Hot Reads: Let the Preseason Accolades Accumulate
3 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Wide receivers Stanley Morgan Jr. and JD Spielman landed first-team All-Big Ten preseason honors from Athlon, but who's not on the list might say more about Nebraska.
Rule Changes Make Kickoffs Even More of a Chess Match in 2018
5 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
The NCAA Rules Committee approved a change intended to make touchbacks even more common this season, which special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt says will force the Huskers to rethink their strategy.
Something To Be Learned from This Staff's Approach to Teaching
5 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.
JD Spielman Fits the Huskers New Offense Like A Glove
5 mo ago by Greg Smith
Nebraska's new offense needs versatile slot receivers with the speed and quickness to cause problems catching or running the ball. If that sounds like JD Spielman, his head coach agrees.
Huskers On the Hunt for a Few Good Return Men this Spring
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
What can fans expect from Nebraska's return game in 2018? Special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt said that depends on who wins the return jobs, and the coaches aren't limiting the field of candidates.
Hot Reads: 5 Key Huskers This Spring
6 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Developmental is critical across the board for Nebraska this spring, but these five players have a chance to really raise the Huskers' ceiling in 2018 with a good month of practice.
LISTEN: Views from the Other Side, QB/WR Edition
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The Views Pod returns as Derek Peterson and Greg Smith begin a four-part series breaking down the 2018 Huskers. Up first: quarterbacks and wide receivers.
Spielman Makes Husker History, Named FWAA Freshman All-American
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
JD Spielman became the first Husker receiver and just the second from the Big Ten to earn Freshman All-America honors from the Football Writers Association of America.
Tanner Lee's Nebraska Teammates React to NFL Decision
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Current and former Huskers share their reactions to Tanner Lee's decision to declare for the NFL Draft.
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