New Nebraska Numerology

New Nebraska Numerology

The new guys have numbers now. And some of the old guys have new numbers. If you like reading things into number choices — and I definitely do — it’s a glorious day. Among returning players, there were a couple of notable changes in the secondary. Senior Joshua Kalu —...
Friday Nights Are Alright in the Big Ten’s Book

Friday Nights Are Alright in the Big Ten’s Book

CHICAGO — Friday night games are now a major topic of discussion in the Big Ten after Commissioner Jim Delany announced that the conference would start playing them last November. Nebraska plays in one of two Friday night games this season. The Huskers face Illinois...
‘Ricing’ the Football with Lovie Smith

‘Ricing’ the Football with Lovie Smith

CHICAGO — There’s work to be done at Illinois. Coach Lovie Smith knows that. He knew that when he took the job last year, but the former Bears and Buccaneers coach is encouraged by the difference just a year can make.“Sometimes you can see some programs where the...
LIVE: Big Ten Media Days – Day One

LIVE: Big Ten Media Days – Day One

Brandon VogelBrandon is the Managing Editor for Hail Varsity and has covered Nebraska athletics for the magazine and web since 2012, Hail Varsity’s first season on the scene. His sports writing has also been featured by Fox Sports, The Guardian and CBS...