June 23, 2018

Ex-Marine Eric Kapitulik helps Nebraska football get with The Program

OWH camp countdown, No. 50 to 46:* Daniels, Newell, Sichterman, Pickering, Wilson.

June 22, 2018

Roman Purcell,* a 2020 quarterback from Indiana, was one of the standouts at the Huskers’ second Friday Night Lights camp. | 5 thoughts | Updates & discussion | Video | Photos: 12,* 3*

Bigger doesn’t always turn out to be better when it comes to O-line recruits’ weight.

SB Nation’s Bill Connelly previews the 2018 Huskers and sees the makings of “a Year Zero season” for Scott Frost.

Offensive tackle Matthew Anderson from Louisiana has committed to the Huskers for 2019. | Coverage & highlights | Class of 2019 | Discuss

Anatomy of an Era: More from Kevin Ramaekers, including controversial calls in the narrow loss to Florida State.

June 21, 2018

Tomorrow’s Friday Night Lights* camp won’t have the sizzle of last year’s marquee event, but it could still prove productive for Husker recruiting. | Fan info

Mike Riley’s* hiring by the San Antonio franchise of the Alliance of American Football is now official.

Here are some Throwback Thursday highlights of Nebraska’s 1963 win at Minnesota, starring Dennis Claridge and Tony Jeter.

Breon Dixon is adamant that he’s not afraid to hit* even though he packs less weight than most linebackers.

Anatomy of an Era: For Kevin Ramaekers, it was “the absolute, ultimate wake-up call” — having his scholarship taken away.

June 20, 2018

Juco prospect Jonathan Alexander is an example of the staff’s willingness to envision athletes at new positions. | Philosophy on transfers

Players say Zach Duval’s workouts* are “a good kind of brutal.”

Scott Frost issues a challenge to kids at Nebraska’s free youth camp.

Former Husker Bobby Newcombe is taking on a new challenge as head coach at a Phoenix-area high school.

Scott Frost warns recruits that bad behavior on social media* can be a disqualifier. | Old-school ideas

There’s a slight change in the 2020 schedule as the order of two nonconference opponents is reversed.

Stanley Morgan is No. 48 in Sports Illustrated’s top 100 college players for 2018, and he’s an Athlon fourth-team All-American.

Anatomy of an Era: Kevin Ramaekers was an “extremely selfish, immature kid” when he arrived in Lincoln — and he paid a price for it.

Former Husker player and assistant Warren Powers, who coached Washington State and Missouri to victories over Nebraska, is battling Alzheimer’s disease.

June 19, 2018

Mike Riley is reportedly heading back to pro football as head coach of the newly formed San Antonio team of the Alliance of American Football. | Discuss

The Huskers’ quarterbacks are making strides physically and mentally this offseason.

The Big Red Cobcast crew discusses the new NCAA rules and the latest recruits, and Tweedy counts how many times Pat is wrong in one episode (spoiler alert: it’s a lot).

June 18, 2018

Can strength coach Zach Duval’s system help the Huskers stay healthy throughout the season?

Omaha Burke’s Nick Henrich says his unofficial Lincoln visit Monday was “fantastic,” and he has trimmed  the list of schools he’s still considering.

Graduate transfer Vaha Vainuku has arrived on campus and will take part in summer conditioning with his new teammates.

Luke McCaffrey says he’ll be focusing on recruiting* at the upcoming Friday Night Lights camp. | Fan info

Fan Day is set for Saturday, Aug. 18, midway through fall camp.

Adam Carriker speaks about the history of the Blackshirt tradition, the importance of throwing the bones and why the black practice jersey means so much to him.

The OWH begins its camp countdown* of key Husker players for 2018.

Anatomy of an Era: The games and plays aren’t what stick in Brett Popplewell’s memory, but rather the “blokes” who were his teammates.

June 17, 2018

The Husker staff hopes to continue tapping the talent lode at Grayson High in Loganville, Ga.

Omaha Burke linebacker Nick Henrich is following his weekend visit to Wisconsin with an unofficial visit to Lincoln on Monday.

A 3-4 defense? Perhaps, but intensity matters more than labels to defensive coordinator Erik Chinander.

Anatomy of an Era: Receiver Brett Popplewell was one of the unlikeliest of Huskers, hailing from south of the equator in Melbourne, Australia.

North Platte Husker football enthusiast and columnist Butch Rasmussen has died at age 79.

This week in Husker history: Plans for Nebraska Field move forward. It would serve as the Cornhuskers’ home turf for 14 seasons.

June 16, 2018

Nebraska’s Big Man Camp took place Saturday morning. Here are photos and video.

June 15, 2018

Here are observations from the Friday Night Lights* camp, attended by about 2,200 fans. | Video | Photos: 1,* 2,* 3, 4, 5 | Top performers* | In-state standouts* | Jackson on campus

O-line coach Greg Austin sees signs of improved off-field accountability.  | Opportunity for Conrad

Former Florida State commit Ronald Thompkins, a Georgia running back suited for the Duck-R position, commits to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | 2019 class | Discuss

ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg says Scott Frost has the toughest road schedule of any new coach in 2018.

Anatomy of an Era: Bryan Bailey worked in the weight room, but he also had memorable moments on the sideline — including a tongue-lashing from Charlie McBride.

June 14, 2018

The first of this year’s Friday Night Lights* camps is almost here, and players on the fringe of being offered scholarships will get a close look. | Fan info | Recruiting notes

From Land of 10, two views on what Scott Frost can learn from Jim Harbaugh’s first three seasons at Michigan: Beat your rivals, Manage expectations.

It looks like another rebuilding season for Colorado, the Huskers’ second 2018 opponent.

View the video of the “Marty Smith’s America” segment with Scott Frost in the Grand Canyon that airs Thursday at 7 p.m. CDT on ESPN.

Athlon ranks Nebraska’s schedule as the nation’s second-toughest in 2018.

JD Spielman is No. 18 in this ranking of returning Big Ten players.

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