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Nebraska Roster Reset: Pass-Catchers
8 days 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?
1 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
2 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.
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Nebraska's Used JD Spielman as a Slot Receiver Lately, Thankfully
2 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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.
Huskers Heavy on 12 Personnel in Week Three
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska had its best offensive showing of the young season against Northern Illinois, tearing up the Huskies both on the ground and through the air en route to a 44-point performance. The success rate was different in week three, but so was the personnel and how Nebraska used it.
Nebraska Needs More from its Wide Receivers, Pickering and More
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The Huskers haven't been getting enough from their receivers, which offensive coordinator Troy Walters addressed on Wednesday.
Big Plays, Big Busts Lead to Nebraska's Collapse at Colorado
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Saturday had the potential for a big-time win for Nebraska against Colorado, but the Huskers just couldn't quite close it out. Let’s take a closer look at some of the plays that gave the Huskers their big lead, as well as two of the biggest defensive busts that contributed greatly to the loss.
A Smarter Special Teams Unit for Nebraska Means Cupcakes
4 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's punt return and coverage teams graded out at their highest levels of the Scott Frost era. Their reward? Cupcakes from special teams coach Jovan Dewitt's 4-year-old daughter.
How Frost Managed Nebraska's Offense Against South Alabama
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Saturday was our first look at the Huskers without Devine Ozigbo and Stanley Morgan Jr. and while it wasn’t pretty, we can draw some conclusions about how Frost managed his offensive personnel.
Huskers Show Improvement in Return Game Against South Alabama
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jovan Dewitt said during fall camp he thought the Huskers could be more aggressive in the return game this season and that proved to be true in the season-opening win over South Alabama.
The Best Possible Outcome from an Offseason of Center Worries
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska has its starting center, and it's the best possible outcome after an offseason of worries. The Huskers also have their captains as the 2019 season gets closer.
A Sense of Urgency from the Huskers' Wide Receivers
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Troy Walters thinks the Nebraska wideouts can go seven or eight deep this season not because two guys can’t solidify themselves as stars, but because so many guys are playing with a sense of urgency.
 
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