Stories on winter conditioning and spring drills are listed here in reverse chronological order.
It's only a scrimmage, but it's our only Husker football fix in a span of 246 days
. So enjoy it, and get ready by reading Sam McKewon's five keys
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Jake Wesch becomes the first five-time honoree
on the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team as the 2009 members are announced.
Saturday could prove to be an influential day on the recruiting
Even though several key players
will sit out, the Spring Game still offers much worth watching, including the contenders at quarterback
. Wednesday notes: 1
QB Kody Spano will need surgery
on a knee he injured in practice Monday.
The cornerbacks hope their added confidence means more interceptions
this season. | Monday notes: 1
This spring is a "restart
" for cornerback Anthony Blue after he sat out 2008 injured. Niles Paul
moves closer to a No. 1 WR spot. Hobbled Roy Helu
may have to sit out the Spring Game. Saturday notes: 1
The O-linemen strive to become "the most powerful
we possibly can be."
Jacob Hickman works at right guard
as the O-line looks for its best five.
A pair of Joneses — Marcel
— work at nailing down starting spots on the right side of the offensive line.
remain available for the Spring Game.
A silver lining to Barry Turner's injury is that there's experience
at defensive end.
He's just beginning, but Ricky Henry is already known as The Finisher
Colton Koehler: The "farm dog
" is in the hunt for a starting spot at linebacker.
At linebacker, sophomore Mathew May vies with teammates whose redshirts he helped preserve last season. At defensive tackle, Jared Crick embraces his chance to step up
. Friday notes: 1
Ted Gilmore needs to have his green receiving corps grow up fast
Steve Warren's DREAM
organization has several Spring Game events.
Improved depth should make defensive tackle less of a two-man show
Offseason training has turned Helu & Castille
into near-bookends at I-back.
Tight end Mike McNeill
works on improving his blocking and his routes.
Several former Huskers & the Sidetrack Band will do a benefit event on the 17th
Marcus Mendoza's switch to WR
may let him help the team and get on the field.
Tad Stryker finds a fan base that may be even more fanatical
than Husker fans.
Linebacker Will Compton was prepared to play last season but is glad he didn't
Alfonzo Dennard hopes to step into a bigger role
Tickets for the spring game go on sale on Feb. 4th
Winter is prime time for is strengh and conditioning coach James Dobson