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.
Path to the Draft
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The weekend crew looks at the impressions some Husker seniors have made with their post season all-star showings. Brandon Vogel joins the show and Gary Sharp checks in. The rewind features fullback Tom Rathman and Joba Chamberlain.
N for The Weekend
Nebraska Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Hail Varsity recruiting insider Greg Smith breaks down Junior Day. Coach Jeff Smith talks Husker hoops with a Donavan Williams recruiting update. Mike Babcock and Bill Doleman check in and it’s forecast time with Clausebourne.
Looking Back and Forward
Nebraska Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Brandon Vogel joins the show to talk Big Red. A couple former Husker standouts talk Super Bowl as we hear from Tom Rathman and Jeremiah Sirles. Danny Burke has your best bets.
Taking Stock
Nebraska Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Jacob Padilla and Derek Peterson check in on the hardwood and also talk some offensive line. Husker and NYY standout Joba Chamberlain joins the show to reflect on his teammate and friend Derek Jeter’s call to the hall.
The Captain
Nebraska Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Chris brings in Mitch Sherman and Rick Pizzo to talk about Matt Lubick joining Frost's coaching staff and Andy Markowski to talk about some Husker Hoops before Nebraska takes on Wisconsin.
Headed to Miami
Nebraska Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Chris brings in Greg Smith, Charlie McBride and former 49er Jay Moore to recap NFL Championship Sunday. He also discusses Matt Lubick, Nebrasketball, Aaron Hernandez and rumors of Bo Pelini returning to LSU as DC.
Son of Sonny
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Chris Schmidt
On this weekend edition, Chris and Mark are rounding up a crazy Friday of offseason news. Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp join to discuss the Matt Lubick news. Today's rewind features new Mississippi State coach Mike Leach.
Out with the Old
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Chris Schmidt
It’s a huge day of news for Husker football. Chris talks to Greg Smith, Rick Pizzo, Bill Doleman and Jeff Smith about the decision to let go of Troy Walters as OC. Chris and Elijah also react to the breaking news that Matt Lubick has been hired as new OC.
Dawson's Back
Nebraska Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We hear from No. 1 Lincoln Pius X Boys Basketball Coach Brian Spicka, former Husker and current NFL Jeremiah Sirles, plus Parker Gabriel from the Lincoln Journal Star. We also try to figure out what Odell Beckham Jr. was thinking.
Rumor Has It
Nebraska Football ⋅ 11 days ago by Chris Schmidt
What’s next for Nebraska and Coach Frost’s staff? The HVR crew has some thoughts. We hear from Husker and CFB legend Dave Rimington. MLB vet Joba Chamberlain shares his take on the cheating scandal.
Joe Cool
Nebraska Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Gary Barnett recaps LSU’s win and Mitch Sherman chats about his experience with Coach O and the impression former Husker Micky Joseph has made as an assistant. Jacob Padilla previews Husker Hoops.
Paw Prints
Nebraska Football ⋅ 13 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We get you ready for LSU-Clemson. Coach Mike Leach checks in and so does Blackshirt McBride with some ideas on how to slow down the two QB’s. Brad Edwards and Bill Bender check in from NOLA on tonight’s showdown.
Shoes To Fill
Nebraska Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Chris Schmidt
A spot to fill on Nebraska's coaching staff, a scholarship for a hometown hoops walk-on, and the grand daddy of them all in college football. The weekend crew covers it all. Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp join to share their thoughts, plus a Hail Varsity Rewind with Mitch Sherman.
Homegrown Husker
Nebraska Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Charlie Easley has sparked Husker hoops and we chat about him now on scholarship. Mike Babcock, Bill Doleman and Jeff Smith check in plus we get a Chiefs preview from Blair Kerkhoff. Jack Arute weighs in on the Pirate. Clausebourne has the Friday forecast.
Mississippi Pirate
Nebraska Football ⋅ 17 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Coach Leach is on the move to the SEC. We react to Leach vs Lane. Brandon Vogel checks in on the Huskers, Jeremiah Sirles previews the NFL and Dany Burke is back with Burke’s Best Bets. Coach Gary Barnett previews Clemson versus LSU.
Progression and Winning
Nebraska Football ⋅ 18 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Husker hoops moved it forward with a win over Iowa. Is this the start of some consistency? We talk some NFL with Ced Golden and former Husker Russ Hochstein. Derek Peterson checks in on Husker football and Nebrasketball.
Let's Get Physical
Nebraska Football ⋅ 19 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Chris is live from Longwell's ahead of the Nebraska basketball game against Iowa. Mitch Sherman joins to talk about Nebraska’s plans for special teams. We and discuss Nebrasketball's physicality issues with the pride of Ord, Andy Markowski. Plus Jacob Padilla joins to discuss Husker hoops and high s
We're Back
20 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Hail Varsity Radio is back after a two-week hiatus. On today's show Jay Moore, Charlie McBride and Greg Smith all discuss the potential impact of Jovan Dewitt's departure from Nebraska. Plus we get thoughts on Wild Card Weekend, Nebrasketball and more.
Above and Beyond
Nebraska Football ⋅ 23 days ago by Chris Schmidt
A decision was made and Nebraska has moved on from Maurice Washington. The weekend crew has thoughts. Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp join the show to chat Big Red. ESPN’s Brad Edwards checks in on LSU’s place in history.
Making the Blood Blue Again
Brandon Vogel chats 2020 improvements for the Big Red. Gary Sharp and Coach Barnett share their takes on the semifinals. The rewind features Coach Charlie McBride.
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