Jacob Padilla
Staff Writer
Jacob is in his third year with Hail Varsity covering Husker athletics. He has also written extensively for SB Nation's Bright Side of the Sun and The Creightonian. His love of basketball can best be described as an obsession and if you need to find him, he's probably in a gym somewhere watching, coaching or playing hoops.
Nebraska Basketball Review: Wing Play Exceeded Expectations
Spring football is officially in the books, Tim Miles has his contract extension in hand and recruiting season is in full swing. That means it’s a perfect time to look back at the year that was in Nebrasketball. Next up: the wings.
Nebraska Lands Robert Morris Transfer Dachon Burke
Nebraska has landed Robert Morris transfer Dachon Burke, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound guard who will have two years to play after sitting out the 2018-19 season.
Nebraska Basketball Review: Looking Back, and Ahead, at Point Guard
Spring football is officially in the books, Tim Miles has his contract extension in hand and recruiting season is in full swing. That means it’s a perfect time to look back at the year that was in Nebrasketball starting with the point guard position.
Nebrasketball Recruiting
2 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Walk-On Winners from Nebraska's 2018 Spring Game
Fans flocked to Memorial Stadium in droves for Saturday's spring game in the hopes of seeing Nebraska's new systems and new additions. However, a few under-the-radar players made a name for themselves as well.
Play of the Game: Kurt Rafdal's Touchdown Catch
Saturday's Red-White Spring Game included plenty of highlights – mostly by the Red team – but one play from a member of the White squad stood out from the rest.
GAME THREAD: Spring Game 2018
5 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Shoot Your Shot: Special Teams
5 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Spring Game Fantasy Football
6 days ago by Jacob Padilla
All Gas, No Brakes | The Varsity Club Podcast
Greg Smith and Jacob Padilla join the show as we do a pre-Spring Game special: a fantasy draft. Greg also delivers the worst take in sports history. Buckle up, this will be the greatest podcast you've listened to.
Daniels Intent on Being an All-Downs Dude on the Huskers' D-Line
The Nebraska defensive linemen are doing group interviews now as they continue to build a brotherhood through fierce competition in practice.
Ryan Held on Brook Berringer
7 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Red-White Spring Game Rosters
7 days ago by Jacob Padilla
WR McQuitty Excited to Make his Delayed Nebraska Debut
Redshirt freshman wide receiver Jaevon McQuitty is anxious to show off his progress on Saturday, the first time he'll have suited up since last year's spring game thanks to a knee injury that put him on the shelf all of last year.
Jaevon McQuitty: Basketball Player?
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Tim Miles Gets One-Year Extension
Nebraska and athletic director Bill Moos announced a one-year contract extension for men’s basketball coach Tim Miles on Tuesday. With the extension, Miles is under contract through the 2020-21 season. 
REPORT: Tim Miles Gets One-Year Extension
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Shoot Your Shot: Offensive Line
10 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Xavier Johnson Decommits from Nebraska
Point guard Xavier Johnson, Nebraska's top 2018 commit, has decommitted from Nebraska and received a release from his letter of intent.
Stoll May Lead, But Huskers' Tight End Position Remains Wide Open
Nebraska Football ∙ 13 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Pre-spring study sessions set Nebraska up for success as tight ends coach Sean Beckton seeks to build up depth and find consistency within his position group.
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