Articles by HuskerMax

Video: Hiking the Grand Canyon with Scott Frost

6/14/18 | HuskerMax
Marty Smith hiked more than 20 miles of the Grand Canyon with Nebraska's new football coach Scott Frost as part of a special edition of Marty Smith's America that airs June 14 at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN. "We get so busy with football," Frost says as he sits beside the Colorado River halfway through the hike but with the…

Fan Information for Friday Night Lights Camps

6/12/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Football will host its Friday Night Lights camps on June 15 and June 22 at Memorial Stadium. Both events will take place from approximately 6-8 p.m., and are free and open to the public.   The following information will assist fans who intend to attend the Friday Night Lights camps at Memorial Stadium: Gates to the stadium will open…

Six kickoff times set

5/31/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska will usher in the Scott Frost era under the lights at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 1 against Akron. The game, which will be televised nationally on FOX at 7 p.m., was one of six kickoff times for the 2018 season announced on Thursday by the Big Ten Conference and its television partners. Nebraska also learned kickoff times for its…

Scott Frost on UCF title claim and more

5/10/18 | HuskerMax
In an interview Thursday with Orlando sports columnist Mike Bianchi, Nebraska coach Scott Frost clarified his recent comments about Central Florida's 2017 national championship claim. He touched on other subjects as well, including his support for an eight-team playoff and life as a new father. Full audio and coverage links below.     • Omaha World-Herald* | Scott Frost stands…

Scott Frost: Post-spring “Sports Nightly”

4/25/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost said on the "Sports Nightly" radio show Wednesday night that the Huskers still have far to go but that spring ball was a good start. He said summer conditioning will be a crucial time as the team gets ready for the 2018 season. The coach touched on a number of subjects, including the race…

Tunnel Walk music: Should “Sirius” go?

4/24/18 | HuskerMax
Gary Clark Jr.'s cover of the Beatles' "Come Together" was used in Saturday's Nebraska football spring game as the music for the players' Tunnel Walk entrance onto the field. That was a departure from the longtime staple "Sirius" by the Alan Parsons Project. Shot Kleen, the associate athletic director for HuskerVision, told the Omaha World-Herald that his department decided to…

Game on YouTube: 2018 spring game

4/22/18 | HuskerMax
The Huskers under head coach Scott Frost get their public debut in front of a record crowd at Memorial Stadium on April 21, 2018. Quarterbacks Tristan Gebbia and Adrian Martinez combined to go 22-of-30 for 239 yards and three touchdowns as the Reds rolled to a 49-9 victory. | HuskerMax game page       Quick version  

2018 spring game rosters

4/19/18 | HuskerMax
Head coach Scott Frost announced the rosters for Saturday's Nebraska football Red-White Spring Game at Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 11 a.m. Roster cards will be available Saturday at concession stands in the stadium for $1. | Printable version (PDF) | More fan info REDS WHITES NO. NAME POS. NO. NAME POS. 1 Tyjon Lindsey WR 2 Tony Butler…

Fan reminders: Spring game

4/17/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska will hold its annual Red-White Spring Game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, with kickoff set for 11 a.m. The game will be carried live on the IMG Husker Sports Network and televised live to a national audience on BTN. The spring game sold out originally in just more than 24 hours, and last week there were more than 9,500 requests for 1,000 tickets…

New Husker hoops signee

4/11/18 | HuskerMax
Nebraska Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Wednesday that Karrington Davis (St. Louis, Mo.) has signed a National Letter-of-Intent to play basketball for the Huskers beginning next season. Davis, a 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after spending his senior year at national power Montverde Academy (Fla.) playing for Coach Kevin Boyle. The team went 35-0 and won the Geico High School…

New Hall-of-Famers

4/9/18 | HuskerMax
Five distinguished student-athletes and a pair of legendary football coaches make up the 2018 University of Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame Class, announced on Monday, April 9.   The class includes student-athletes Darin Erstad (baseball 1993-94-95; football 1994), Peaches James (softball 2001-02-03-04), Sarah Pavan (volleyball, 2004-05-06-07), Mike Rozier (football, 1981-82-83) and Tom Schlesinger (men’s gymnastics 1985-86-87-88), along with football coaches Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne, who will be the first coaches enshrined in…

Spring game tickets available

4/5/18 | HuskerMax
The Nebraska Athletic Department will conduct a lottery to allocate approximately 1,000 recently returned tickets for the April 21 Nebraska Spring Game presented by First National Bank. All Husker fans will be able to take advantage of the opportunity to secure the tickets that were returned by various groups. The majority of the tickets available are located in the end zones at…

Wrestlers set for NCAAs

3/12/18 | HuskerMax
The 330 best college wrestlers from across the nation will descend upon the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland for the NCAA Wrestling Championships this week. LeBron James’ stomping ground will provide a thrilling backdrop to what looks set to be an epic battle between the leading college teams. As always, it looks set to develop into a straight fight between…

Johnny Rodgers: Special Teams

2/21/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers talks about why the special-teams groups he was a part of were so special.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the…

Tommie Frazier: Admiring the Less Noticed

2/19/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, national championship quarterback Tommie Frazier talks about the important roles everyone on a team has and why he admires all of them.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through…

Tom Osborne: Admiration for Student Athletes

2/16/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Hall of Fame coach Tom Osborne explains why he admires every student athlete, and he also talks about the hard work required to be a part of a major college program.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of…

Tommie Frazier: Team Policed Itself

2/14/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Nebraska quarterback Tommie Frazier talks about how the team policed itself and kept each other in check.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the…

Tom Rathman: Academic Standards

2/12/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Husker fullback Tom Rathman speaks about the academic standards while he was at Nebraska.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does…

Johnny Rodgers: The Importance Of College Fans

2/9/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers talks about what he thinks college fans bring to the table.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does…

Tom Rathman: What if UNL disappeared

2/7/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Husker fullback Tom Rathman gives his take on what would happen if the University of Nebraska football team ceased to exist.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through…

Tommie Frazier: Western Nebraska

2/5/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Husker quarterback Tommie Frazier talks about the extra loyalty it takes to be a fan from western Nebraska.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored…

Tom Osborne: What Is a Nebraska Fan?

2/2/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Hall of Fame coach Tom Osborne describes a Nebraska Cornhusker fan in his own words.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does…

Tommie Frazier: Misperceptions

1/31/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Nebraska quarterback Tommie Frazier talks about fans and their misperceptions about him.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean…

Barry Switzer: The Bob Devaney taco story

1/29/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer shares his favorite Bob Devaney story.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to be…

Tom Rathman: Husker Fans Are a Reason for Our Success

1/1/18 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Nebraska fullback Tom Rathman talks about the importance of Husker fans toward the success of the football team.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored…

Johnny Rodgers: Fair Catches Don’t Entertain

12/29/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Nebraska Heisman Trophy winner  Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers explains why he never waved for a fair catch.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question,…

Barry Switzer: Sooner Fans Should Be More Like Husker Fans

12/27/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, legendary Oklahoma Sooners coach Barry Switzer speaks to the kindness and genuineness of Nebraska Cornhusker fans.  MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What…

Johnny Rodgers: Why I give back

12/25/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers explains why he is adamant about giving back to the community he is from. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question,…

Tommie Frazier: Husker fans in one word

12/22/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Husker quarterback Tommie Frazier talks about the loyalty of Husker fans. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to be…

Carriker Chronicles: Adrian Martinez interview

12/20/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska quarterback commit Adrian Martinez talks with Adam Carriker about the open competition at QB, why he’s so excited to play for Coach Frost and signing with Nebraska on Wednesday. Former Husker Carriker talks with Nebraska quarterback commit Adrian Martinez on why he picked the Huskers, Scott Frost and more.

Johnny Rodgers: Why he became a Husker

12/20/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers talks about wanting to sign with USC until meeting legendary coach Bob Devaney. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What…

Husker Doc Talk: Final Thoughts on 2017

12/19/17 | HuskerMax
As 2017 comes to an end, Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice give their final thoughts on what has been a remarkable year. Dr. Rob and Travis got into their now weekly Brook Berringer argument. And yes they spend a lot of time talking about Scott Frost, recruiting, and the upcoming bowl game that Frost will coach for UCF. Listen to…

Tommie Frazier: When you’re hot, you’re hot

12/18/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Husker quarterback Tommie Frazier talks about the ups and downs of being a star athlete. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does…

Tommie Frazier: On being a dad

12/15/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Husker quarterback Tommie Frazier talks about separating football from parenthood. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to be a…

Six games added to future Nebraska football schedules

12/13/17 | HuskerMax
Nebraska has added a total of six home games against three non-conference opponents to its future football schedules and also adjusted the date of a previously scheduled game. The games added to the Nebraska schedule: South Dakota State—Sept 12, 2020; Aug. 31, 2024; Sept. 9, 2028 North Dakota—Sept. 3, 2022; Sept. 19, 2026 Georgia Southern—Sept. 10, 2022 The 2020 matchup with South Dakota…

Johnny Rodgers: Believe in yourself

12/13/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, legendary Nebraska Cornhusker Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers talks about the importance of believing in yourself. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it…

Tommie Frazier: Fan-team relationship

12/6/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Tommie Frazier speaks to the uniqueness of Husker fans' relationships to the Nebraska Cornhusker football team. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does…

Frost names 7 assistants

12/4/17 | HuskerMax
  Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost has announced the hiring of seven assistant coaches on his Husker football staff. A 2017 national coach of the year candidate, Frost was hired as Nebraska’s head coach this weekend. The seven new Nebraska assistant coaches all come to Lincoln after spending the past two seasons on Frost’s UCF staff. The group has been…

Tom Osborne: Loyalty and kindness

12/4/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Tom Osborne talks about the loyalty and kindness of Husker fans. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to be a…

Scott Frost introduction: Quotes

12/3/17 | HuskerMax
  Bill Moos’ opening statement “Okay. Seems like we’ve been doing this a lot lately. But this is fun, this is a celebration for several reasons. But I want to offer some thanks first to some people very instrumental in getting this all accomplished. President Bounds, Chancellor Green, Coach Osborne. Turnkey Search and my good friend, Gene DeFilippo, and of…

Player quotes: Scott Frost introduction

12/3/17 | HuskerMax
Offensive Lineman Jerald Foster On the hiring of Scott Frost “Just seeing the former players, the coaching staff, third floor and all of our fans going the same way is just great. It feels like we’re moving forward. We haven’t really done anything yet, but it does feel like at least everyone is on board with Frost and what he’s…

Barry Switzer: Option football at its finest

12/1/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer explains why the option game was so successful. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to…

Husker Doc Talk: Waiting for the new guy

11/29/17 | HuskerMax
What's it like from a player's perspective to have your coach dismissed and then wait for a new one? Zach Potter, who was a junior when Bill Callahan was fired, joins Dr. Rob Zatachka and Travis Justice to provide some insights. Listen to the entire podcast here. CLICK FOR FULL PODCAST

Tom Osborne: His earliest Husker memories

11/29/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Tom Osborne speaks about his childhood as a Husker fan. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to be a Husker…

Barry Switzer: The Importance Of Recruiting

11/24/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer discusses the importance of recruiting in achieving success on the field. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does…

Tom Rathman: Favorite Husker memories

11/22/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Nebraska fullback Tom Rathman shares his favorite memories as a Cornhusker. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to be…

Tommie Frazier: Are Nebraskans fair-weather fans?

11/20/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, College Football Hall of Fame quarterback Tommie Frazier breaks down what a real fan is. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it…

Barry Switzer: Preparing for Nebraska

11/17/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer explains how he prepared for teams like Nebraska as opposed to the "gimme" games. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the…

Husker Doc Talk: Pros & Cons of the Nebraska Job

11/14/17 | HuskerMax
Dr. Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice discuss the pros and cons of the Nebraska job. Everyone wants Scott Frost, and it would be foolish to think the former Nebraska quarterback isn't at least a little stimulated by the thought of coming home to lead his alma mater. But this might be tough for Husker fans to hear: Nebraska is NOT…

Barry Switzer: Playing on both sides of the ball

11/13/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer recalls his days of playing on both sides of the ball in college at Arkansas. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored…

Charlie McBride: Athletics are the doorway

11/10/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Husker defensive coordinator Charlie McBride talks about how athletics are the doorway to Nebraska. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it…

Husker Doc Talk: How Can It Not Be Over?

11/8/17 | HuskerMax
Dr. Rob Zatechka and Travis Justice talk about the Nebraska loss to Northwestern. They also address what appears to be the impending end of the Mike Riley era as the coach sounds like a man who's already been fired. Listen to the entire podcast here. CLICK FOR FULL PODCAST

Tom Osborne’s 1962 return to Nebraska

11/8/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, Tom Osborne explains how he got in with Bob Devaney and why he came back to Nebraska. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What…

Charlie McBride: Husker fans in Arizona

11/3/17 | HuskerMax
In this Through These Gates outtake, former Nebraska defensive coordinator Charlie McBride recalls his first day living in Arizona -- and discovering how many neighbors were Husker fans. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These…

Husker Doc Talk: Fan passion

11/2/17 | HuskerMax
Are Husker fans that different from other college football fan bases? Sure they are "nice," but they are also vicious to their own when it comes expectations of the program and living up to those lofty goals. Travis Justice and Dr. Rob Zatechka discuss this passion that at times borders on the lunatic fringe. Also, commentary on the win at…

Tommie Frazier: Inspiring His Teammates

10/30/17 | HuskerMax
In this segment, Hall of Fame quarterback Tommie Frazier talks about being a leader by example. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the cutting room floor. Through These Gates explored the question, “What does it mean to be a Husker…

Charlie McBride: A Grassroots Program

10/27/17 | HuskerMax
In this segment, Charlie McBride talks about how the Husker program started at the bottom of the barrel and over decades grew to be a powerhouse because of the community it was from. MORE LOST TAPES!   HuskerMax™ and Through These Gates creator Ryan Tweedy are showing never-before-seen short documentaries from over 58 hours of footage that never left the…

Joel Klatt: Scott Frost is No. 1 NCAAF coaching candidate

10/26/17 | HuskerMax
Fox Sports' Joel Klatt says former Husker quarterback Scott Frost, now the head coach at Central Florida, is college football's top coaching candidate this year. Klatt notes that Frost has played under or coached with an impressive and diverse array of college and pro coaches. "If Nebraska doesn't pay him five million dollars this year," Klatt says, "somebody else will."…