The LJS asks & answers five questions about the quarterbacking in the spring game.
from Thursdays rise-and-shine workout.
Zebra for a day: Ed Cunningham of ESPN/ABC will be the spring games side judge
Winter conditioning begins: Jan. 18
Spring practice begins: March 24
Red-White game: April 17
Husker Dan attends a spring practice session and files this report
If not a redshirt for Adi Kunalic, how about a Blackshirt
Huskers Illustrated breaks down the Huskers at spring's three-week mark.
Bob Hamar has a hunch Shawn Watson
is about to look a whole lot smarter.
Austin Cassidy is glad he didn't take the easy route
three years ago – and so are the defensive coaches.
Entering spring balls final week, the OWH looks at whose stock is rising: 1
is a huge factor in settling on a QB, and Shawn Watson is in no rush
A strong finish to 2009 has Alex Henery
optimistic about his double duties.
Shawn Watson is upbeat
on the offense after Saturday's practice. Notes: 1
Bo Pelini is cool and comfortable in this "hot seat"
ranking of Big 12 coaches.
The peso defense will make Eric Haggs sprints to sideline
a thing of the past. On the D-line, Pierre Allen
is eager for the challenge of a leadership role.
Sixty years ago, the first Nebraska spring game
pitted Bobby Reynolds & Co. against an Alumni team – and it wasn't exactly a telling preview of the fall season.
Tight ends Kyler Reed and Ben Cotton aim to shatter stereotypes
associated with their contrasting physiques. | Notes from Wednesday's practice: 1
Marvin Sanders makes sure his athletic corners
dont neglect the fundamentals.
Steve Sipple sees Eric Hagg as the key man
in NU's new defensive approach.
Anthony West deals with a learning curve
as he tries a switch to safety.
Taylor Martinezs foot speed
gives him a intriguing dimension at quarterback.
Mike Caputo vies for the center's job with confidence
in his abilities.
Linebacker Will Compton aims to lose the hesitation
that held him back last fall.
will attend the spring game, and plenty of tickets remain.
He shadowed Matt O'Hanlon; now Austin Cassidy
hopes to follow in his footsteps.
A depth chart does exist, but it's in great flux
at this stage of the spring.
Corn Nation breaks down the Huskers much deeper
Hello, "peso": The Huskers base defense
appears to be undergoing a change.
Player upates: Latravis Washington isn't ready to concede the QB race
. | P.J. Smith is a top contender at safety
. | It's a more confident
Niles Paul in 2010.
Bo Pelini says the team is way ahead
of a year ago. Monday notes: 1
In the mold of Todd Peterson, Joe Broekemeier
appears poised for playing time.
Cody Green is set to build on what was a productive winter
mentally and physically.
Will Mike Smiths
move on the O-line be permanent this time?
Marvin Sanders is there to help Prince Amukamara
keep from getting caught up in the hype.
Shawn Watson likes how the O-line's depth
lets him tinker and experiment.
Notes from Saturday's practice, the first full-pads workout of spring: 1
For Roy Helu, complacency
shouldn't be an issue, as the competition ramps up.
A more vocal
approach is emerging on both sides of the ball. Friday notes: 1
Offseason mental reps
gave Prince Amukamara a chance to sharpen his game.
Trey Robinson's added bulk
doesnt mean he's just a short-yardage guy.