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.
The Long Haul
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 hrs ago by Chris Schmidt
We discuss the pros and cons of Adrian Martinez returning to action. Coach Gary Barnett joins the show to discuss culture change specifics and the Sporting News' Bill Bender discusses his dive back into 1997 with Nebraska vs Michigan.
Rocky or Apollo?
Nebraska Football ⋅ 1 day ago by Chris Schmidt
We have thoughts on Nebraska's task Saturday against a giant. The Big Red faithful also chime in on what may happen in Ann Arbor.  ESPN's Brad Edwards joins the show and Michigan insider Gregg Henson breaks down the matchup.
Hunting Harbaugh
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Chris Schmidt
ESPN's Mitch Sherman explains Nebraska's woes. Michigan Hall of Famer Jim Brandstatter talks about the pressure Jim Harbaugh feels and Nebraska defensive back Deontai Williams describes the mood in the locker room.
Bullets and Toes
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Former Blackshirt Jay Moore sounds off on accountability and Mr. Blackshirt Charlie McBride shares his take on last Saturday. Greg Smith shares some good news on Nebraska's latest commit Omaha Burke TE Chris Hickman.
Clean Up Mode
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Hail Varsity Radio is on site in the Railyard pre kick-off. Gary Sharp stops by to chat Big Red and Adrian Martinez and Brandon Vogel makes an appearance. The rewind features Coach Gary Barnett with recap of Nebraska versus Colorado.
The Other Men of Troy
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Another venture out of studio with Chris Schmidt,  Jay Moore and Jeremiah Sirles at the Graduate Hotel. We get ready for Troy as Bill Doleman and Hail Varsity's Brandon Vogel join the show. Clauseboure shares his thoughts, too, on the Friday Forecast.
2-Minute Decision
Nebraska Football ⋅ 7 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We gear up for Troy with Jeremiah Sirles and put a fork in the Buffs. Former Husker coach George Darlington stops by to talk the Big Red, Gary Barnett shares his impressions on Adrian Martinez and BTN's Gerry DiNardo recounts Nebraska's impressive opener.
No Candy Asses Allowed
Nebraska Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Live from Brewsky's, Parker Gabriel of the Lincoln Journal Star previews Troy and the possibility of Andrew Bunch starting. ESPN College Football Insider Brad Edwards gives his thoughts on the biggest games in college football.
After Further Review
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Chris Schmidt
ESPN's Mitch Sherman says what to expect in Lincoln on Saturday. Huskers Running Back Devine Ozigbo describes the mood in the locker room postgame and BTN's Rick Pizzo shares his thoughts on the Big Red and the upcoming top ranked games.
Nebraska Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Former Blackshirt Jay Moore gives his thoughts on the defensive performance and picks his "Blackshirt of the Week." Coach Charlie McBride describes how happy and prideful he was for the team despite the loss.
Bundle Up
Nebraska Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Hail Varsity Radio is live from the Railyard on gameday. Brandon Vogel gives us numbers the Huskers need to hit in order to be successful. Plus, Gary Sharp relives past games and says why this matchup is beneficial to both squads.
Game On (For Real This Time)
Nebraska Football ⋅ 13 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Hail Varsity crew is back at The Graduate again this Friday and welcomed a special guest –– former Husker and Colorado native Jeremiah Sirles. Bill Doleman and Greg Smith also join the show and we make our picks for Saturday's biggest games.
Buffed Up
Nebraska Football ⋅ 14 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Coach Barnett and Coach DiNardo stop by to chat about their experiences coaching against Nebraska. Husker legend Joel Makovicka has some thoughts on Saturday's game. Plus, Buffs standout and assistant coach Darin Hagan joins the show.
Rival or Wannabe
Nebraska Football ⋅ 15 days ago by Chris Schmidt
CU week continues and the guys try and define what exactly they are to Nebraska. Coach Mac gives his take to promote the "fight" and Derek Peterson chimes in about Saturday. ESPN's Brad Edwards shares his thoughts on Ralphie, the Big Red and who wins in Lincoln.
Nebraska Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We turn our attention to CU week. Husker greats Charlie McBride, Grant Wistrom and Jay Moore join the show to discuss the showdowns from yesteryear. We also check in with ESPN's Mitch Sherman on what exactly went down with Akron Saturday night.
Nebraska Football ⋅ 19 days ago by Chris Schmidt
It's game day and Hail Varsity's weekend crew gets you ready for all the excitement, story lines, and emotion. Gary Sharp joins the show and Brandon Vogel shares his take on what to expect Saturday.
Graduate Studies
Nebraska Football ⋅ 20 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Chris Schmidt and former Husker Jay Moore take the Friday show to The Graduate in downtown Lincoln to talk Akron, expectations and Frost's first season with Hail Varsity writers Derek Peterson and Brandon Vogel.
Saturday Approach
Nebraska Football ⋅ 21 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We chat about how the Big Red will look on offense, defense and everything in between. Coach Gary Barnett stops by to give his perspective on what's ahead Saturday. Plus, Big Ten Insider Tom Dienhart shares his thoughts on the Huskers.
What Might've Been in '93
Nebraska Football ⋅ 22 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Akron head coach Terry Bowden joins the show to talk about the opener against Nebraska and what might've been in 1993 with his Auburn team. Former Husker Jeremiah Sirles and ESPN analyst Brad Edwards also stop by to talk college football's opening weekend.
Nebraska Football ⋅ 23 days ago by Chris Schmidt
ESPN's Mitch Sherman dives into the process of why Tristan Gebbia left Nebraska. Big Ten Network's Rick Pizzo discusses the Urban Meyer scandal and Mike Babcock speaks on the atmosphere that will be present in Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
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