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.
Where Do You Wanna Start?
There is tons to cover and react to. We have a new AD as the Moos is lose as well as the public embarrassment Saturday night. We hear from Husker Nation, former Blackshirt Jay Moore and Charlie McBride on this Monday edition of Hail Varsity Radio
One of Those Days?
Is Ohio State on upset alert, or will Urban and company add to an already tough season for Nebraska? The rewind features Gerry DiNardo of BTN. Brandon Vogel spends some time chatting about today's game and its impact for the program and Gary Sharp shares his take on tonight's matchup.
Urban Invasion
It's Friday and we kick off the weekend getting you ready for Ohio State. Greg Smith & Schmidty discuss the mood heading into Saturday. BTN's Gerry DiNardio gives his take on the football program. Bill Doleman also stops by during another Road Show Friday w/ Hail Varsity Radio.
Does Close Still Count?
Schmidt & Kraynak dive into walk-ons, fan interest and if keeping it close against Ohio State matters. We get the lowdown on OSU with Tim May. Plus, we catch up with Coach Gary Barnett on the Thursday Edition of Hail Varsity Radio.
Disappointed or Encouraged?
There is plenty of good, bad and ugly to chat about with Ohio State coming to town. ESPN's Brad Edwards chats Big 10 and College Football Playoff. Plus, Jacob Padilla shares his tale of the tape.
Putting out the Vibe
We continue to look at Ohio State week.Former Blackshirt Jay Moore is in to talk Buckeyes. BTN's Rick Pizzo and ESPN's Mitch Sherman hit the Big 10 and what looms ahead. Legend Barry Switzer stops by to preview the Red River Rivalry and give his take on Ohio State.
Bloodied and Badgered
Wisconsin went full Husker on the Big Red Saturday night. We react to the Badger's dominance as Brandon Vogel sits in. We catch up with former Blackshirt Jay Moore. Plus, Charlie Mcbride stops by to share his take on the weekend and the 1997 team reunion.
Return to Form?
Can Nebraska pull the upset and build momentum? Husker Legend Grant Wistrom is featured on the re-wind. Brandon Vogel joins the program to talks Wiscy, Greg Smith has your recruiting run down for the big weekend, and Gary Sharp shares his thoughts on the game.
Twenty Years Later
Nebraska Football ∙ 10 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Mark Kraynak & Chris Schmidt share their thoughts on the game, matchups, and meaning moving forward for this season. We also hit on 1997 as Nebraska's last title team is honored. Clausebourne makes his picks with the forecast.
Under Pressure
Nebraska Football ∙ 11 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Inching closer to Wisconsin we talk Tanner Lee's role Saturday. We hear from from a number of experts breaking down the game. BTN's Gerry DiNardo joins the show along with Gary Barnett. Ralph Brown joins the show to talk Chris Jones. We can't forget the recruiting weekend with Greg Smith.
Let's Get Physical
Nebraska Football ∙ 12 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Two bruisers, Grant Wistrom Joel Makovicka from '97 join the show to talk Nebraska/Wisconsin and the reunion weekend. We have thoughts on Trev Albert's announcement as a non-candidate for the Husker AD job as hot seats around college football is turning up.
Barry & His Badgers
Nebraska Football ∙ 13 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Nebraska vs Wisconsin and the mesh point as Barry Alvarez, the Hall of Fame coach and AD joins us to talk Saturday's showdown. ESPN's Mitch Sherman and BTN's Rick Pizzo join the show to touch on the Big Red's opportunity. Plus we get into how Nebraska can get it done this weekend.
On To Wisconsin
Nebraska Football ∙ 14 days ago by Chris Schmidt
De'Mornay Pierson-El checks in with Hail Varsity Radio, as does Ashland-Greenwood product Ben Stille. Former Blackshirt Jay Moore gives his take on the showdown and Charlie McBride let's you know how he feels about the Big Red's chances Saturday as the 97 title team will be honored.
Making Strides
Nebraska Football ∙ 16 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers put their most complete performance together Friday against Illinois. We react to the win and get ready for Wisconsin. Brandon Vogel checks in from the Land of Lincoln to give his thoughts on the win. Plus, Gary Sharp also shares his take on the win.
Handling Your Business
Nebraska Football ∙ 17 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers and Ilini are set to go on a Friday. What Tanner Lee will Husker fans get? What else is packed on the road to help Nebraska move to 2-0 in the Big Ten? Bill Doleman, Brandon Vogel, and Greg Smith join the show for Friday night football.
The Champagne Room
Nebraska Football ∙ 18 days ago by Chris Schmidt
We share some ways the Huskers can take some pressure off and look at how they hang around. CFB Insider Phil Steele joins the show and shares his thoughts on Nebraska. Mike Leach stops by to chat and Coach Gary Barnett discusses Nebraska's QB situation and the difficulty of winning on the road.
Throwing Darts
Nebraska Football ∙ 19 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Former Blackshirt Jay Moore is in and we talk the B1G outlook with eight games to go and touch on the QB situation. ESPN's Brad Edwards joins the show for the national CFB perspective. Plus a word on the college basketball scandal from Andy Markowski.
Here's Dave
Nebraska Football ∙ 20 days ago by Chris Schmidt
Interim AD Dave Rimington joins the show and explains his vision for Nebraska. Mike Babcock and Mitch Sherman share their thoughts on the hire as well and BTN's Rick Pizzo stops by for his weekly spot.
Grinding One Out
Nebraska Football ∙ 21 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The Huskers hang on vs Rutgers and were better but not great on offense. We check in with captain and team leader Jerald Foster. A pair of Blackshirts weigh in on the Husker defense, as Jay Moore and Charlie McBride share their thoughts. All your recruiting needs are covered with Greg Smith.
Walking Wounded
Nebraska Football ∙ 23 days ago by Chris Schmidt
The weekend edition recaps the week of Eichorst as Nebraska tries to get back on the winning track. We discuss just how the Huskers find a way to win. The rewind features former Husker assistant and current Rutgers Co-DC Bill Busch. Gary Sharp and Brandon Vogel join the show.
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