April 24, 2018

Anatomy of an Era: A neck injury closed one door but opened another for walk-on fullback Chris Norris.

April 23, 2018

Hail Varsity breaks down the running backs’ performances Saturday. More from the spring game: Bell’s “extra gear” | Walk-on winners | Momentum for defense

Roommates Tristan Gebbia, Tyjon Lindsey and Jaevon McQuitty all went through different experiences as freshmen but are ready for a new beginning in 2018.

Former Husker Bob Pickens, who played in the NFL and broke an Olympics color barrier in wrestling, has died at age 75.

Former NFL coach Mike Martz says Nebraska’s improvement on offense must start in the trenches.

DaiShon Neal has emerged from spring ball with strength and confidence that has him on track to becoming a fixture on the defense.

April 22, 2018

Day-after commentary on the spring game and what to expect in the months before fall: Carriker, Gabriel, Sorensen, Sipple, Christopherson, Peterson

USA Today and CBSSports.com look at what makes Scott Frost tick.

Anatomy of an Era: Kenny Wilhite and Lorenzo Brinkley say cohesiveness made the 1990s Huskers great, but so did an intensified nasty streak.

This week in Husker history: Ground is broken for construction of Memorial Stadium — and at the spring game 75 years later, the field is named in honor of Tom Osborne.

April 21, 2018

The quarterbacks shine as the Reds roll to a 49-9 win in the spring game. See the game page for coverage and commentary. |  Stryker commentary | Carriker gut reaction | Game on DVD

Tad Stryker’s pregame survey finds that better effort and attitude top the list of what fans will be looking for in the spring game.

Change* is on display today as fans get their first sample of the Scott Frost era in an eagerly awaited Red-White spring game. | Position battles | Things to watch: 1, 2 | Rosters | Fan info | Commentary: Sipple, Christopherson (1, 2), Shatel.*


Anatomy of an Era: A change in mindset from me-first to team-first was a big part of the Huskers’ rise in the 1990s, Kenny Wilhite and Lorenzo Brinkley recall.

April 20, 2018

The 2018 Brook Berringer Citizenship Team is unveiled.

Former Husker Ahman Green gets probation as an abuse charge is dropped.

Steve Sipple suggests it’s time for a reset of fans’ mindset

Coach Earle Bruce, whose Iowa State teams upset Nebraska twice in the 1970s, has died at age 87.

Anatomy of an Era: They never got national championship rings, but Kenny Wilhite and Lorenzo Brinkley were part of Nebraska’s transformation to dynastic status in the 1990s.

Scott Frost already has the Big Red back on the national radar with his aim of combining speed, power and passing skill, Tad Stryker writes.

April 19, 2018

The LJS recaps what the assistant coaches will be watching for in the spring game. | 6 breakout players* | Proving ground | 5 storylines | Carriker: What it means*

Here’s the latest on the recruits expected at the spring game. | Late additions

Johnny Rodgers criticizes the new kickoff-return rules* at the Jet Award gala: “Return guys, we’re here for the risk. I mean, we’re daredevils.” | Levity from Frost*

It’s becoming less of a seller’s market* for tickets in the final days before the spring game.

Short Side Option covers a lot of ground in his spring game primer.

It’ll be Adrian Martinez and Tristan Gebbia quarterbacking the Reds, and Andrew Bunch and Noah Vedral on the Whites. More from Thursday’s practice: Rosters | Video & covereage | Updates & discussion

Twenty-two years after his death, Brook Berringer* is remembered by Scott Frost : “Brook was one of the guys who took me under his wing and helped me out a lot.”

Bill Callahan’s “pound the rock” boulder has a new home.

Anatomy of an Era: Zach Wiegert looks back on the fights in “The Pit” and more.

April 18, 2018

Enter to win a hotel and ticket package for the Colorado-Nebraska game. Proceeds benefit Californians for Nebraska’s scholarship fund.

Tom Shatel finds Scott Frost’s straight talk* to be refreshing and illuminating. | Sipple on Chinander

Will the crowd be a record-breaker? The OWH charts spring game attendance since 1950.

Jeremy Pernell lists his top 100 prospects for the NFL draft.

The spring game gives redshirts a chance to demonstrate their growth after a season on the sidelines.

Omaha Burke’s Nick Henrich* is focusing on narrowing his list of schools after his Lincoln visit Tuesday. | Recruiting notes

Linebacker Dedrick Young likes the defensive staff’s philosophy of trying to create big plays without the fear of making mistakes.

Former Navy SEAL Damian Jackson’s indomitable drive is having an impact at Nebraska.

“I’ve never watched the film. I have no need to watch it. The memories are so much better than the film.” — Zach Wiegert on the 1995 Orange Bowl win over Miami.

April 17, 2018

Johnny Rodgers gives a thumbs-down* to the new fair-catch rule on kickoffs.

Sports Illustrated takes a lengthy look at Scott Frost’s rebuilding project, and the coach says past leadership failures led to the Huskers’ fall. | Makovicka: “Scott gets it”

Scott Frost says after Tuesday’s practice that a virus has sidelined a number of players, but that won’t stop the spring game from having a mostly normal format. | Video & coverageUpdates & discussion

Adam Carriker shares stories about his former Nebraska and NFL teammate Richie Incognito, including a fight against four Husker players at once.

Anatomy of an Era: Zach Wiegert won the Outland at Nebraska, but he recalls being more heavily recruited as a basketball star.

April 16, 2018

The lofty goals of NU President Hank Bounds are all right by Steve Sipple.

From Hail Varsity, what to expect from the defense in Saturday’s spring game.

The Nebraska Way: Check out Episode III of the Athletic Department’s spring football video series.

There’s hope that the multiple looks of Erik Chinander’s defense will prepare the Husker offense for just about anything.

Did Patrick O’Brien open a window for Joe Burrow? Sean Keeler mulls over the QB possibilities. | Recruiting update

Anatomy of an Era: Would you believe George Sullivan traded trash talk with Warren Sapp during the 1995 Orange Bowl? That and more from the Huskers’ longtime trainer.

April 15, 2018

Nebraska quarterback target Max Duggan of Council Bluffs commits to TCU. | Recruiting notes

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