Aaron Williams
Pass Coverage Not Perfect for Nebraska, but Technique is Improving
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's pass coverage is far from where it needs to be, but defensive backs coach Travis Fisher has seen plenty of improvement in his position group's technique.
Padding the Stats: Defensive Woes Nebraska Can and Can't Fix Right Now
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska has multiple problems on defense so far this season. Some of those may be correctable over the second half of the year, writes Jacob Padilla, and some may not.
DC Erik Chinander: 'We Have Wins on the Horizon'
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander shared some insight on the Huskers' late-game breakdowns at Northwestern while remaining optimistic about the future.
Nebraska Position Previews By the Numbers: Defensive Backs
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity’s numbers-driven preview series turns its focus to the defensive side of the ball for the final team with a breakdown of the secondary.
LISTEN: Views from the Other Side, CB/S Edition
2 yr ago by Derek Peterson
As our early 2018 season look-ahead continues, Greg Smith joins the podcast to take a look at the much-maligned Husker secondary.
Key Huskers Hoping to Heal up During Off Week
2 yr ago by Greg Smith
Nebraska Coach Mike Riley updated the Huskers' injury situation during his Big Ten teleconference on Tuesday.
Play of the Game: Aaron Williams' Pick-Six
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
This week's Play of the Game is Aaron Williams' pick-six, not because of the what it did for Nebraska but rather for the effect it had on Wisconsin's offense.
The Snap Count: The Huskers' Defensive Personnel Against Illinois
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla takes another deep dive into Nebraska's defensive personnel choices.
Tallying the Blackshirts' Personnel Choices
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Curious about which players got the most time on defense? Want to know which guys played in which spots in Bob Diaco's 4-3 scheme and its sub-packages? Well, you've come to the right place.
Three-and-Out: Northern Illinois 21, Nebraska 17
2 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Hail Varsity staff members Jacob Padilla, Greg Smith and Derek Peterson offer three final takeaways from the Huskers' loss to Northern Illinois
Diaco Diagnoses Defenders' Defense
2 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Husker fans had a lot of questions about Nebraska's defense in the first game. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco tackled a lot of them on Monday.
Huskers Pay Tribute to Bob Elliott
2 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska coaches and are sporting a memorial patch to pay tribute to the late Nebraska assistant.
Huskers Feel Safe with Multiple Options at Safety
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska has a lot of options at safety that each bring something unique to the table. Could fans see a rotation at that position under new safeties coach Scott Booker?
WATCH: Who's The Crazy Uncle of Husker Football?
2 yr ago by Derek Peterson
We asked three Huskers at Big Ten media day to assign family roles to some of their teammates. There's some debate over the "mom" role, but everyone knows who the "crazy uncle" is.
Huskers Say a Culture is Emerging at Start of Riley's Third Season
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Mike Riley's decades of coaching experience has taught him that although it takes time to build, establishing a culture of accountability is vital, and in year three the Huskers are starting to do just that.
The Huskers Hit Chi-Town
2 yr ago by Chris Schmidt
Nebraska takes their turn at the mic during Big Ten Media Days. We hear from Coach Riley, Aaron Williams, Chris Weber and also do some "boat rowing" with Minnesota's PJ Fleck. ESPN's Mitch Sherman joins us and we get a full report on the day from Hail Varsity's Greg Smith.
Lessons from Elliott Live On with Williams
2 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
It didn't take long for football lifer Bob Elliott and rising safety Aaron Williams to make an impact on each other.
Hot Reads: Good Job, Georgia
3 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
College football recruiting has its big three -- California, Florida, Texas -- but the 2017 draft was additional evidence that Georgia might be a booming state for talent.
Individual Stand-outs add Flavor to Vanilla Day on Defense
3 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
The Nebraska defense kept things simple during Saturday's spring game, but even so a few players jumped off the field with their play.
Diaco Looks to Eliminate 'Communication Violations'
3 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
The Huskers returned to the Hawks Championship Center fields on Tuesday to kick off the final week of spring practice.
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