Hot Reads
Hot Reads: Big Plays, Few Kicks and Nebraska-Maryland
12 hrs ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska and Maryland can both pile up big plays on offense. They're also two of the worst place-kicking teams in the country. If the universe has a sense of humor, Saturday is coming down to a kick.
Hot Reads: Small Things the Biggest Challenge for Nebraska This Week
5 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Wisconsin is back to being Wisconsin again and that means doing the "small things" well. That's a challenge Nebraska has yet to meet.
Hot Reads: What the Predictive Rankings Say about Huskers-Badgers
6 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Wisconsin is hovering around a two-touchdown favorite over Nebraska for Saturday's matchup. Here's what the predictive power rankings are saying about that spread.
Hot Reads: Few Teams Run Against Wisconsin, Will Nebraska Try?
7 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Opponents have run the ball just 43.9% of the time against Wisconsin, 11th-lowest in the country. Nebraska runs it 58.8% of the time. Something's gotta give on Saturday.
Hot Reads: Which 1990s Powerhouse Would Saban Leave Alabama For?
10 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nick Saban is not leaving Alabama for a 1990s power, despite some recent rumors. Why would he do that? The reasons why not are obvious. But what if he did? Which one would he choose? Hypothetically speaking, of course.
Hot Reads: From 4-5 to Win-and-In Playoff Contender in 367 Days
12 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Minnesota was No. 17 in the first College Football Playoff rankings of 2019 and controls its fate. One year ago the Gophers were 4-5 and coming off a humbling loss to Illinois. Sound familiar?
Hot Reads: The Big Ten Is Good and the Stretch Run Might Be Great
14 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Eight Big Ten teams have one of the 20 toughest remaining schedules according to FPI, including Nebraska. It's a strong year for the conference and sets up a fascinating race for both division titles.
Hot Reads: It's Now-or-Never for Nebraska's Run Game Against Purdue
19 days ago by Brandon Vogel
After three straight matchups with teams that had some salt for specific Husker wounds, Nebraska's has some important advantages as it prepares for Purdue.
Hot Reads: The Good Part of Nebraska's 'Just OK' Indiana Game
21 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's failings against Indiana were readily apparent, but there was a good thing on display as well and it could be key for the next four games.
Hot Reads: Hoosiers' Execution Presents a Challenge for Nebraska
26 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's offense could be without key play makers, which might only make Indiana's defense more effective than it has been so far this season.
Hot Reads: No Mo, Now What for Nebraska's Offense?
27 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's offense limped into its off week having scored 27 points in three games. What happens know that the Huskers are without one of their most explosive playmakers?
Hot Reads: Big Ten West Race Takes a Sharp Turn in Champaign
28 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Illinois knocked off Wisconsin as a 30-point underdog and that changes a lot about the race in the Big Ten West Division.
Hot Reads: Back to Basics and a Simplified Season
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Scott Frost said Nebraska got back to basics this week. That's perfect timing for what is suddenly a simplified season.
Hot Reads: Is a 125% Decrease Bad? It Has Been for the Huskers Offense
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's offense has struggled so far in 2019. Why? Start by looking at first down.
Hot Reads: Strong Year for the Big Ten, Just Not for Nebraska Yet
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska hasn't had the season it was expecting, but the Big Ten as a whole is looking strong.
Hot Reads: Through 6 Games, Huskers Defense Is Executing the Plan
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's defense is built to live on negative plays. Through six games this season, the Blackshirts are getting those and have shown improvement across the board from 2018.
Hot Reads: Huskers' Run Game the Biggest Change from 2018
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
With six games in the books, it's time for a Nebraska midseason review. First up, the Huskers' offense and run game that stands out compared to 2018.
Hot Reads: Two Predictive Power Rankings Zig, the Other Zags
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
After a closer-than-expected win it was reasonable to think the Huskers might drop in the major power rankings. And they did, but not in one set.
Hot Reads: Huskers Have an Intriguing Opening to Start the 2021 Season
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska announced two schedule updates this week, one of which leaves the Huskers with an opening to start the 2021 season. Let's wildly speculate about what could be possible.
Hot Reads: Northwestern's Defense Is a Long, Difficult Novel
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's quick-strike offense will face a perfect foil this week with Northwestern's defense coming to Lincoln.
 
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