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.
Truth is in the Middle
Nebraska Football ⋅ 1 day ago by Chris Schmidt
The weekend crew chimes in at the midway point. What Nebraska emerges moving forward? Brandon Vogel is in and Gary Sharp is back to chat Big Red. BTN’s Rick Pizzo is featured during the rewind.
A Two-Front War
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Coach Scott Frost shared some thoughts about the team moving forward. We examine the leaders and followers on the team and the talent level Nebraska actually has.  BTN’s Gerry DiNardo joins the show, Greg Smith has a recruiting hit and Blair Kerkhoff chats Chiefs.
Bye Week Blues
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We hear from Gary Barnett on how to attack the bye week and the trials of a second year. Joba Chamberlain checks in to talk Yankees.  Brandon Vogel stops by with insight on the Big Red and Jeff Maul has some good news regarding a youth sports complex in the Capitol City.
Pass or Fail?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Chris Schmidt
It’s time to reflect on 2019 at the half way point. We get some help from pipeline member Rob Zatechka on the offensive line. Brad Edwards chats Big Ten and Mike Babcock stops by to discuss it the bye week is good or bad for Nebraska.
Rock N Roll
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Chris is live from Longwell's in The Haymarket before the Guns N' Roses show at PBA. Joining him for the show today are Mitch Sherman, Rick Pizzo, Bill Doleman and L Kent Wolgamont.
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers head into the bye week after getting crushed by the Gophers. We try to answer many of the questions from the game. Two Blackshirts join the show, Jay Moore and Coach McBride. We also check in with Jeremiah Sirles.
Live from Gopherville
Nebraska Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Chris and Jeremiah Sirles are live from The Graduate Hotel in Minneapolis to preview the Nebraska versus Minnesota game with Brandon Vogel, Mitch Sherman, Gary Sharp and more.
Broken Oars
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Schmidt and Sirles are on sight in Minnapolis gearing up for Huskers/Gophers.  Coach Barnett, Bill Doleman and Clausebourne join the show.  And we hear from former Oklahoma head man Barry Switzer.
Status in Gopherland
Nebraska Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Minnesota Football Analyst Daniel House joins Chris and Jeremiah Sirles to preview the Gophers. Plus we hear from Brandon Vogel, Danny Burke and more.
Minny Mindset
Nebraska Football ⋅ 11 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers were back at it midweek. One question we tackle is will Mo show? Coach Held address Mr. Washington and where he’s at and the weather. Derek Peterson stops by the show and Brad Edwards previews the weekend college slate.
Rowing North
Nebraska Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Chris Schmidt
How stout will the Blackshirts have to be Saturday? We chat about that and how the offense gets sparked. The Athletic’s Mitch Sherman stops by and we hear from BTN’s Rick Pizzo. Jacob Padilla and Greg Smith also check in on the Big Red.
One Week Season
Nebraska Football ⋅ 13 days ago by Chris Schmidt
What’s next with the status on Adrian Martinez? One of Saturday’s heroes Noah Vedral joins the show. Jeremiah Sirles checks in on the offense. It’s another Monday with Charlie as Coach McBride chimes in on Saturday’s win and the date with Goldie Gopher.
Go Time
Nebraska Football ⋅ 15 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Saturday edition of Hail Varsity radio gets you ready for Nebraska versus Northwestern. We catch up with Jeremiah Sirles, Brandon Vogel, Gary Barnett, and Gary Sharp. Plus we rewind with Gerry DiNardo and Darrion Daniels.
Ramming Speed
Nebraska Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Chris Schmidt
A familiar foe heads to Lincoln for homecoming. Does Nebraska do tenough to beat Northwestern? The guys are live from The Graduate to talk Huskers-Wildcats with Jay Moore, Jeremiah Sirles and Bill Doleman.
Shifting Gears
Nebraska Football ⋅ 17 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Former Wildcats coach Gary Barnett shares his take on the west showdown. Brandon Vogel takes a look at the turnover woes and Blackshirt Jay Moore examines the task for the Husker defense. Danny Burke is by with his best bets. Plus, we sit down with former QB Ryan Leaf as he shares his story.
Blinded by Emotion
Nebraska Football ⋅ 18 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers were hit with a mid-week suspension for Khalil Davis. We discuss what happened and how Nebraska gets back Saturday vs the Cats. Coach DiNardo pays a visit and we catchup with ESPN’s Brad Edwards. Derek Peterson also joins the show.
Man in the Middle
Nebraska Football ⋅ 19 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers are on to Fitz and the Cats. We chat with Husker captain Darrion Daniels. Rick Pizzo of BTN checks in on the Big Ten. The Athletic’s Mitch Sherman joins the show to discuss what’s ahead for the Big Red.
The Woodshed
Nebraska Football ⋅ 20 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers couldn’t hang with tOSU on Saturday. We chat about it with a little help from Husker Nation. Greg Smith recaps a busy recruiting weekend. Jeremiah Sirles checks in on the the offense and Blackshirt McBride makes his weekly visit.
Big Game Saturday
Nebraska Football ⋅ 22 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Schmidt and Kraynak get you ready for the showdown with the Buckeyes. Jeremiah Sirles, Gary Sharp and Brandon Vogel get you ready. We also rewind with Husker legend Grant Wistrom.
Bigger & Redder
Nebraska Football ⋅ 23 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The crew is on the road at The Graduate. We catch up with Blackshirt Jay Moore, Bill Doleman, Brandon Vogel, Greg Smith and Jeremiah Sirles. How can Nebraska pull off the upset? Plus, Danny Burke pays a visit from Vegas.
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