Hot Reads
Hot Reads: Financial Toll of No March Madness Comes into Focus
1 day ago by Brandon Vogel
A few weeks ago the NCAA planned to distribute nearly $600 million in revenue to schools. That was before the NCAA Tournament, and all other championships were canceled. Now the governing body is sending out $225 million.
Hot Reads: Coaches Having to Contingency Plan for All Scenarios
8 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall is one of the first coaches to talk about the potential to major alterations to the 2020 season.
Hot Reads: The Early 11
10 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Eleven Power 5 teams started spring practices in February. The rest of them, including Nebraska, are looking at some sort of practice deficit for now.
Hot Reads: Big Ten Begins Working Through Eligibility Questions
11 days ago by Brandon Vogel
The NCAA announced "eligibility relief" for student-athletes impacted by cancellations, but that answer prompts plenty more questions. The Big Ten will start working through those questions this week.
Hot Reads: Run-Game Role Allows Austin to Put Philosophy on Display
17 days ago by Brandon Vogel
As Nebraska's new run-game coordinator, the Huskers' ground attack is Greg Austin's "baby" now.
Hot Reads: Where Do the Huskers Go After Frost's Run Heaviest Year Yet?
19 days ago by Brandon Vogel
For three years as a head coach Scott Frost's teams were remarkably consistent when it came to the run-pass split. Contrarian, even. But 2019 brought a boatload of rushing attempts.
Hot Reads: Some Huskers to Watch This Spring . . . Sorta
23 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Taking a quantitative approach to some "guys to watch this spring" produces some complicated results, but does offer some insight into some of Nebraska's key returning players.
Hot Reads: Huskers' Battle with WR Numbers Rages On
25 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's current staff tried to address numbers at wide receiver right away. It's a battle those coaches are still waging.
Hot Reads: Where Does Nebraska Spend the Most on Coaching?
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Looking at modern coaching salaries from a merit-based perspective gets tricky, but if you keep things relative here is where the Huskers are spending the most compared to their peers.
Hot Reads: What's the Right Rhythm for Nebraska's Offense?
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska was better on third down in 2019 than it was in 2018, but that was part of the Huskers' overall problem on offense.
Hot Reads: A High-Stakes Opener Already Taking Shape
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Purdue opens spring football this week, the first step in preparation for what looks like a bigger-than-normal season-opener for the Huskers and Boilermakers.
Hot Reads: How Well Has FPI Projected Nebraska?
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
We know the latest projection FPI has for Nebraska, but how has the model fared with predicting the Huskers in the past?
Hot Reads: Estimated Win Totals for the Big Ten in 2020
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Using one of the early sets of power ratings, here's an initial estimate of win totals in the Big Ten.
Hot Reads: Estimating Some Early Point Spreads for Nebraska in 2020
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
With a fresh set of power rankings in hand, we can come up with point spread estimates for the 2020 Huskers. For entertainment purposes only, of course.
Hot Reads: How Experience Could Impact the 2020 Big Ten Division Races
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
In the Big Ten West the four teams below the top three last year all have an experience edge entering 2020. In the East, Penn State might be the best off, while there's work to be done in Michigan.
Hot Reads: Progress on Offense Might Be a Prerequisite for NU in 2020
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
A quick look at ESPN's returning production numbers outlines a high-stakes season for Nebraska football in 2020. The offense is primed for progress, the defense? That's a little bit difficult to project.
Hot Reads: It Could've Been Special
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Talking Nebraska's special teams, Sean Snyder to USC, an early 1980s dynasty that might've been and more in this edition of Hot Reads.
Hot Reads: Mark Dantonio's Magic Ability to Balance the Wins Budget
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Mark Dantonio produced some of the best results in Michigan State football history. His teams also had a bizarre way of perfectly conforming to expected wins . . . eventually.
Hot Reads: Where Have the Huskers Recruited the Best on Defense?
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska has now signed 11 classes to play in the Big Ten. Which defensive position group have the Huskers recruited the best and how does it stack up with the rest of the league?
Hot Reads: Which Offensive Group Have the Huskers Recruited the Best?
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska has now signed 11 classes to play in the Big Ten. Which offensive position group have the Huskers recruited the best and how does it stack up with the rest of the league?
 
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