Hot Reads
Hot Reads: Should the Huskers Be Afraid the Big Plays Will Go Away?
2 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Explosive plays can be a volatile thing, but Nebraska's offense has something else working in its favor through three games.
Hot Reads: Huskers Have to Have an Answer for Illini Pass Rush
4 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Illinois has spent a lot of time in opposing teams' backfields through three games. With some potential uncertainty on the offensive line, this might be the key question Nebraska must answer this Saturday.
Hot Reads: Little Separation Between Huskers and Illini After 3 Games
5 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Statistically speaking, Nebraska and Illinois have almost the same profile when it comes to efficiency and explosiveness.
Hot Reads: Christmas in Detroit, a Rankings Jump and More
6 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Bowl projections are rarely worth paying attention to this early, but one has a dystopian scenario for Nebraska. That, plus tracking predictive rankings and more.
Hot Reads: How TFLs Are Tripping Up the Nebraska Offense
11 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Tackles for loss have more power than they're given credit for, and you can see the impact on Nebraska's offense through two games.
Hot Reads: Huskers' Run Game Got Better, Still Yards to Go
12 days ago by Brandon Vogel
"It was a lot better," Scott Frost said of Nebraska's run game against Colorado. While true, the Huskers still have a long way to go to match last year's rushing efficiency.
Hot Reads: Huskers Have Some Thinking to Do
13 days ago by Brandon Vogel
It's hard for a team to lose game when it averages at least 6.5 yards per play, but Nebraska did it on Saturday. Figuring out how that happened is going to take some time.
Hot Reads: Week 1 TakeOpps Rankings
18 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Takeaways come and go, but Takeaway Opportunities are forever. Here's the top 20 after one week of college football in TakeOpps.
Hot Reads: Harbinger or Just a Hard Day at the Office for Huskers Offense?
19 days ago by Brandon Vogel
"Offensively, [the USA] game is either going to be a harbinger of things to come this season, or we are going to look back on it as the best thing that ever happened to us...," Scott Frost said of Nebraska's first game.
Hot Reads: Big Ten Saturday Slate Ain't Great, But It's Football
23 days ago by Brandon Vogel
There are a lot of large lines on games involving Big Ten teams this week. Here's a quick preview of the conference slate in Week 1.
Hot Reads: Two Weeknight Big Ten Games Could Get Interesting
25 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Five Big Ten teams will be in action before we even get to the first full Saturday of college football. Here's a quick look at what you need to know about those games.
Hot Reads: Dedrick Mills Is Coming for it All
26 days ago by Brandon Vogel
When asked what he expects for 2019, new Nebraska running back Dedrick Mills said "1,500 yards." That's a big number, one only six Huskers have ever hit, but it's not impossible.
Hot Reads: A New Way to Measure Defensive Dominance - The Suh Line
27 days ago by Brandon Vogel
As we all remember, Ndamukong Suh destroyed Texas with seven TFLs and 4.5 sacks. Turns out, those numbers are hard to hit over the course of an entire season.
Hot Reads: Nebraska Lectures, Ale Varsity and Other Cool Things
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
We must be getting close to football season as the Hot Reads idea files are overflowing. Here are five cool things worth knowing about for the eight days until Nebraska football begins again.
Hot Reads: The Best Predictive Ranking for the Huskers Yet?
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
ESPN's Football Power Index ranked Nebraska 31st entering the season, S&P+ 45th. The recently released preseason Sagarin ratings trumped both of those.
Hot Reads: The Greatest Compliment for a Coach
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo pays Scott Frost a high compliment, the key details of Nebraska's new Blackshirts alternate and more in today's Hot Reads.
Hot Reads: Fall Camp Ends, Game-Prep Begins
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
As we move from fall camp to actual game prep, here's one more roundup of the big news from opponents on Nebraska's 2019 football schedule.
Hot Reads: Who Is the Best QB Nebraska Will Face in 2019?
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Who is the best QB Nebraska will face in 2019? When you get down into the details, it's not a very easy question to answer. That might be important for the season ahead.
Hot Reads: The Race to 900 Wins
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Three teams have a chance to reach 900 all-time wins before the end of September. Which school gets there first––Nebraska, Oklahoma or Notre Dame?
Hot Reads: Year 2 Leaps, East Division Drama & Other Big Ten Bits
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
The second full week of fall camp is underway around the Big Ten. Here is another round of updates from the schools on Nebraska's schedule
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