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.
Tale of the Tape: Third Down Defense Against Ohio State
Nebraska's defense has struggled getting off the field on third down all season, but Ohio State victimized the Huskers unlike any team previously by converting on 10 of its 13 third down opportunities.
Nebraska Tabbed 13th in Big Ten Preseason Poll
Nebraska was picked 13th to finish in the Big Ten according to a poll of 24 conference beat writers conducted by the Columbus Dispatch and The Athletic.
Nebrasketball Picked to Finish 13th in Big Ten
8 hrs ago by Jacob Padilla
Week 8 AVCA Poll - Huskers Drop 3 Spots
1 day ago by Jacob Padilla
Olivia Boender to Take Medical Release from Nebraska Volleyball Team
Junior outside hitter Olivia Boender has chosen to end her volleyball career at Nebraska by seeking a medical release, according to Coach John Cook in a release by the university.
Big Ten Basketball Set to Expand Conference Schedule to 20 Games
According to CBS Sports and Fanrag Sports Network writer Jon Rothstein, the Big Ten basketball coaches have voted in favor of expanding the league schedule from 18 to 20 games starting with the 2018-19 season.
Nebraska Hires Bill Moos as Next AD
2 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Time Not on the Blackshirts' Side
Bob Diaco is trying to build his defense "brick by brick" at Nebraska, but after surrendering 94 points in two weeks, will Mike Riley have enough time for his first-year defensive coordinator to complete construction?
Play of the Game: J.D. Spielman's 77-yard Touchdown Reception
Nebraska's 56-14 loss to Ohio State on Saturday certainly didn't produce many bright spots, but redshirt freshman J.D. Spielman was certainly one as he broke off a long touchdown to get the Huskers on the board.
The Snap Count: The Huskers' Defensive Personnel Against Wisconsin
Jacob Padilla takes another deep dive into Nebraska's defensive personnel choices.
Huskers Hope to Avoid Hitting 'The Wall,' Rebound Against Purdue
John Cook and Mikaela Foecke review Wednesday's loss to Wisconsin and look ahead to yet another ranked opponent in Purdue on Saturday.
Nebrasketball Open Practice and Scrimmage Set
5 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Tale of the Tape: Wisconsin's Explosive Runs
Nebraska may have given up 353 yards rushing to the Badgers on Saturday, but 200 of those yards came on just eight carries.
Conversation with Cook: Huskers Continue to Serve up Wins
John Cook discussed the importance of serving in his program, the improvement in that area by Kenzie Maloney and more in this week's Conversation with Cook.
Huskers Await Rematch with Wisconsin on Wednesday
Nebraska will take on No. 11 Wisconsin for the second time in 11 days on Wednesday, part of another week in the Big Ten that features a pair of top-20 opponents for the league-leading Huskers.
Nebrasketball set to Host Visitors for OSU Game
8 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Piece-by-Piece Approach Takes Time, Do the Huskers Have It?
Nebraska did some things well on Saturday despite the loss to Wisconsin, but there were also "other parts" according to Mike Riley. The ones that didn't go so well. Will this staff ever put all the pieces in place?
Play of the Game: Aaron Williams' Pick-Six
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.
Do-Everything Gifford One of Blackshirts' Success Stories in 2017
Nebraska Football ∙ 10 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Luke Gifford's versatility has been one of the keys to Nebraska surviving significant injuries at the linebacker position through the first five games of the season.
The Snap Count: The Huskers' Defensive Personnel Against Illinois
Nebraska Football ∙ 11 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla takes another deep dive into Nebraska's defensive personnel choices.
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