Chris Schmidt
Radio Host
Chris teamed up with Aaron and Mike Babcock back in 2008 and has been working the radio ever since. Originally from Lincoln, Chris grew up going to Husker games with his family. "Schmidty" loves talking sports and the chance to interview and visit with coaches and players. Chris is married to Erin and they have one son, Carson.
Tip of the Iceberg?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 hrs ago by Chris Schmidt
The weekend crew examines a busy week. Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp join the show and react to the Big Ten’s league only schedule announcement. The rewind features Mitch Sherman from The Athletic
New to This
Nebraska Football ⋅ 18 hrs ago by Chris Schmidt
We get thoughts from Mitch Sherman and Derek Peterson about the Big Ten's decision to move to a 10-game conference-only schedule and Bill Doleman gives his opinion on Scott Frost's inclusion in hot seat discussions.
Conference Only
Nebraska Football ⋅ 1 day ago by Chris Schmidt
It's conference-only this fall in the Big Ten. Chris and Damon try to figure out how to reshuffle the schedule. Coach Gerry DiNardo takes a break from his busy day at the BTN. Jay Moore joins in to discuss how he as a player would react. Brandon Vogel shares his thoughts as well on the big news.
Hot Seat or Frosty Take?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Chris Schmidt
There is plenty of college football to talk. What’s likely for the Big Ten in 2020? The great “hot seat” debate that now has a familiar name on it for Big Red fans. Blair Kerkhoff and Brad Edwards tackle some big picture thoughts and Mike Babcock has the latest on the Huskers.
Staying Great
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We get big news in the NFL and some Husker thoughts as Schmidty is back from vacation. Former Husker Eric Warfield joins the show to react to Mahomes. The voice of the Chiefs Mitch Holthus also weighs in. The Athletic’s Mitch Sherman has the latest on college football.
Supersize NE
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Chris has the day off but Elijah and Damon are getting you caught up on all the sports news of the weekend. They get a recruiting update from Greg Smith before they talk with the newest Husker commit Latrell Neville. Charlie McBride also joins for another Blackshirt Monday.
Holiday Best Of
Nebraska Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Mike Leach starts things off to talk about 4th of July festivities from Cody, Wyoming. Rex Burkhead follows talking about his 2019 Super Bowl win with the Patriots. Brian Bosworth caps the first hour talking about his persona and life struggles. Michael Franzse, Matt Vrzal and Barry Switzer join.
Decisions and Deadlines
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We check in with Brad Edwards and Bill Doleman on CFB season hopes. Brandon Vogel has some thoughts on fast-food franchises, QB races and season 4 of Ozark. Mike Schuchart is back to tell you about the time his caddie set Herbie Husker ablaze.
Are You Ready?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Athletic’s Mitch Sherman weighs in and also details what Luke McCaffrey’s role will be in the Husker offense this fall. Jacob Padilla shares insight from his Husker Film Study on Garrett Nelson. Plus, YouTube Tuesday with Husker John Parrella remembering the 1992 Halloween beat down against CU.
Waiting and Hoping
Nebraska Football ⋅ 11 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We get more insight on Nebraska football and COVID-19 by Scott Frost. We talk about expectations for the season with Coach McBride. Former Husker Matt Vzral shares his take on the line this fall.  KC sports writer David Smale previews his new book Keys to the Kingdom.
Looking Vintage
Nebraska Football ⋅ 14 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The weekend crew is ready to talk offensive line. Brandon Vogel checks in on Nebraska’s prospects in the trenches. Gary Sharp also shares his thoughts.  The rewind features pipeline member Dr Rob Zatechka.
Buy or Sell?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 14 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The HV Crew is discussing where Nebraska falls among CFB programs in the past decade and if they're buying or selling Penn State in 2020. Parker Gabriel joins to discuss recruiting plus Bill Doleman and Jay Moore each join in Hour two. We rewind back to a 2015 interview with Barry Switzer.
Home Field Advantage
Nebraska Football ⋅ 15 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Greg Smith joins to tell the guys who to be on the lookout for and Bill Bender from Sporting News shares his take on Nebraska's new "weight class" in the college football world. Brandon Vogel hits on the hardest home games for Nebraska and the Danny Burke is back from vacation for Burke's Best Bets.
Iowa Import
Nebraska Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers have another option on the offensive line as Ezra Miller will transfer and walk on from Iowa. We share some thoughts on Bubba Wallace with Lars Anderson. Brad Edwards checks in on the rise and fall of some power programs.  Mike Schuchart and Mike Babcock round out the show.
Bo Knows
Nebraska Football ⋅ 17 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Mitch Sherman joins to tell us how he evaluates a recruit. Nebraska native Jake Diekman hops on to explain his thoughts about playing baseball in a pandemic. YouTube Tuesday with Mitch Krenk looking back at the 1982 beatdown that was Nebraska versus Auburn, a game that featured with Bo Jackson.
The End Goal
Nebraska Football ⋅ 18 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We are back at it on a Monday with plenty of offensive line talk. Husker great Dr. Rob Zatechka joins the show to discuss where the line is at. He also gives his medical outlook on what’s ahead with college football versus COVID-19. Derek Peterson also checks in to talk some Husker football.
Best Of
Nebraska Football ⋅ 21 days ago by Chris Schmidt
In this Best Of edition we feature past interviews with Ron Brown, OJ Simpson's Former Agent Mike Gilbert, Mike Leach and Hall of Fame coach Bill McCartney. We also run through the first Hail Varsity spelling bee and Olympian Jordan Burroughs.
Heavy is the Head
Nebraska Football ⋅ 21 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Jacob Padilla joins to discuss that topic and the commitment of Elijah Wood. Greg Smith joins for recruiting recon, Bill Doleman debates whether or not the 2020 MLB season should be scrapped and Dean Blevins discusses the job security of Mike Gundy.
Up for Grabs
Nebraska Football ⋅ 22 days ago by Chris Schmidt
How will the Husker OL position battle shake out? We spend some time Thursday on the big uglies with Brandon Vogel and Mitch Sherman. Husker OLB commit Will Schweitzer makes his first appearance.  The Pirate is back and coach Leach has a take on how he looks as a woman and Lincoln’s coyote problem.
Nebraska Football ⋅ 23 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Elijah and Damon are running the show today while Chris is off at the golf course. The guys discuss which sports could fill the void that the MLB has left before chatting with Mike Babcock about the 2002 Huskers. Brad Edwards talks about Vegas's Big Ten odds for 2020.
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