March 2023 fresh links
MARCH 31, 2023
Illinois all-state linebacker Danny Pasko will walk on* at Nebraska.
Omaha-based company HDR has been selected as architect/engineer for the Memorial Stadium renovation project,* which could cost between $200 million and $500 million.
The predictions on five-star quarterback Dylan Raiola have begun trending to Georgia. | Discuss
Nebraska is listed among 10 programs likely to rise over the next three seasons.
The energy and detail of the younger Husker assistant coaches are creating connections with players.
MARCH 30, 2023
Line coach Terrance Knighton spoke Thursday about the versatility that’s emerging in the first two levels of the defense. Go here for all the coverage from the sixth practice of spring. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule
MARCH 29, 2023
Frank Solich is returning to Memorial Stadium for the first time in nearly 20 years to be honored during the Red-White spring game.* | Discuss | More from Trev Alberts: 1, 2 | Commentary: Shatel,* Sherman*
It’s no secret that Matt Rhule and his staff are heavily invested in Texas for recruiting.
Nebraska is in the middle of the pack in College Football News’ schedule rankings for the Big Ten.
MARCH 28, 2023
Husker Heisman Huddle: Talking running backs with Mike Rozier.
Lefthander Will Walsh strikes out 11 and Brice Matthews’ three-run homer in the seventh inning lifts Nebraska to a 4-1 win over North Dakota State. | Stats | Photos
Tuesday’s practice included a 40-minute portion that was open to the media. Go here for all the coverage, including Matt Rhule’s comments about the depth chart and single-digit jersey numbers. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule
See where Nebraska ranks in Athlon’s compilation of returning starters and production in the Big Ten.
MARCH 27, 2023
Husker Dan makes a case for Dylan Raiola to come to Nebraska.
Four-star running back Nate Frazier* fees like a “big priority” in Nebraska’s recruiting for 2024. | Sipple: California dreamin’* | TE Flynt recaps visit
There’s hope that transfer tight end Arik Gilbert is on track to reach his lofty potential on and off the field.
MARCH 26, 2023
Stryker Report: Does Nebraska have more than two pitchers? | No sweep vs. Illini
Husker Doc Talk: A chat with Bill Busch.
This week in Husker history: The abolition of two-platoon football is one of the twists faced by the 1953 Huskers as they get ready for the launch of spring drills.
MARCH 25, 2023
Check out these images and video from the Huskers’ practice Saturday. | Spring schedule
Four Huskers hit home runs in a series-clinching 8-3 win Saturday for Nebraska baseball against Illinois.
Matt Rhule is aiming for a ground attack that can play fourth-quarter keep-away* when necessary.
Husker Hour: Could this weekend define Nebraska football under Matt Rhule? | Aggressive recruiting approach*
MARCH 24, 2023
Michigan, the Huskers’ Sept. 30th opponent, is reloading for another run* at the Big Ten title after another dose of offseason Jim Harbaugh drama.
Emmett Olson strikes out 10 as Nebraska baseball opens Big Ten play with an 8-4 win over Illinois.
MARCH 23, 2023
It’s a huge recruiting weekend* in Lincoln, led by a visit from quarterback Dylan Raiola. | Updates & discussion
After the Husker women make it a one-point game early in the fourth quarter, Kansas pulls away for a 64-55 win and brings an end to Nebraska’s season.
Scott Frost’s home in Lincoln has sold for what’s believed to be a city record, $3.5 million.
Former Husker linebacker Lavonte David signs with Tampa Bay, staying with the franchise for a 12th season.
Part of Thursday morning’s practice was open to the media. Go here for videos, photos and reporters’ observations, plus coverage of the post-practice presser. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule
MARCH 22, 2023
Garrett Nelson comes away from Pro Day pleased with his performance and the feedback from NFL scouts. | Recaps: 1, 2 | Videos: 1, 2 | Photos: 1, 2 | Notes* | Commentary: Sipple,* Just*
MARCH 21, 2023
Husker baseball lets a two-run lead slip away in the bottom of the ninth and falls to Creighton, 6-5.
Johnny Rodgers and Eric Crouch discuss spring practice and Matt Rhule.
Husker Dan looks forward to Adrian Martinez’s pro debut.
Stone Saunders,* a top quarterback in the 2025 class, took in Tuesday’s practice. The practice featured no media availability, but here are some Athletic Department photos.
Matt Rhule has brought in a quarterback hardly anyone knew about — walk-on Jack Woche.
MARCH 20, 2023
A few player departures and position changes were announced Monday morning as Matt Rhule spoke after the first spring practice of 2023. Go here for all the coverage and video. | Updates & discussion | Practice schedule | Spring media guide
MARCH 19, 2023
Sam McKewon sees the focus as being on Marcus Satterfield and his offense* as spring drills begin. | Callahan: Setting the table* | Athlon spring preview
Matt Rhule’s staff will try to get Nebraska’s recruiting pumping again in Arizona, with quarterback Dylan Raiola being the top prize in this year’s class.
The Husker women advance in the WNIT by dominating the second and third quarters and coasting to a 77-57 win over Northern Iowa.
This week in Husker history: UConn hires a former Nebraska halfback as head coach.
NIL might be just the beginning* for college athletes — and Nebraska is preparing.
MARCH 18, 2023
“Great analysts” are part of Tony White’s toolkit as he implements the Huskers’ defensive scheme.* | Defenders to watch
Edge defender Willis McGahee IV, whose father played against the Huskers in the 2002 Rose Bowl, will be a visitor Monday for Nebraska’s opening spring practice.
Husker Hour: Some thoughts ahead of spring football, plus baseball and WNIT.
The competition at quarterback* is a rare six-man race.
MARCH 16, 2023
Don’t miss the roundtable conversation on Husker football* with Tom Osborne, Matt Rhule and Trev Alberts.
Marcus Satterfield discusses his plans for installing the offense and more during an interview on the radio.
Athlon Sports looks at the spring competition in the defensive backfield. More previews: RBs,* OL,* WRs/TEs,* Five battles,* Five curiosities
Team leadership is crucial, but finding followers is important too.
MARCH 15, 2023
Sam Haiby’s 25 points and Issie Bourne’s double-double pace the Husker women to a 74-65 win over Missouri State in the first round* of the WNIT.
Former Husker assistant Mike Dawson is reportedly joining Ohio State’s staff as an analyst.
Husker Doc Talk: Spring preview with The Athletic’s Mitch Sherman.
Fox Sports looks at Matt Rhule’s roster makeover and other storylines heading into spring ball. | Five key questions*
Multi-sport Columbus Lakeview athlete Landon Ternus will walk on at Nebraska with an aim of playing at fullback.
MARCH 14, 2023
A squandered no-outs, bases-loaded opportunity in the bottom of the eighth haunts the Huskers in a 10-6 loss to Omaha.* | Stats | Photos
Former Husker Luke Gifford signs with the Tennessee Titans after four years with the Dallas Cowboys.
Tony White is listed among the 10 best defensive coordinator hires of 2023.
Athlon Sports previews the compeition at linebacker and edge.
Our Memorial Stadium centennial series resumes with a look at the ups and downs of the seventh decade, 1983-92.
MARCH 13, 2023
The new staff has a chance to take greater advantage of the football talent in Missouri and Kansas. | Names to know
Husker Dan is heartened by Nebraska baseball’s solid start.
Defensive coordinator Tony White says on the radio that he’s encouraged by seeing leaders stepping up and players showing an eagerness to learn. | Video
This week’s baseball series with Nicholls has been moved to Manhattan, Kan., due to poor weather in the Lincoln forecast.
Dave Feit says it’s looking like postseason or bust next year for men’s hoops coach Fred Hoiberg.
The Husker women will host Missouri State in a first-round WNIT game Wednesday evening.
Former Husker O-lineman Nick Gates is headed to the Washington Commanders after five years with the New York Giants.
As expected, Bellevue West quarterback Daniel Kaelin commits to Missouri.
The OWH previews the spring competition on the defensive line* and at linebacker.*
MARCH 12, 2023
Husker women’s basketball earns a WNIT berth, but the Nebraska men miss the cut for the NIT.
Spring practice starts next week. Bookmark the schedule here.
It’s too cold Sunday for baseball in Lincoln, so the series with Illinois State is over after Nebraska’s wins Friday and Saturday.
This week in Husker history: He was a quarterback at Nebraska, a fullback at Northwestern and a cowboy on the silver screen. Forty-five years ago, Lafayette Russell died at age 72.
MARCH 11, 2023
Former Stanford offensive tackle Walter Rouse explains the change of heart that led him to opt for Oklahoma shortly after he had committed to Nebraska.
Looking back at a recruiting gem from California: Quincy Enunwa.
Matt Rhule and Ed Foley are looking for game-changing plays* from Nebraska’s special teams.
Husker Hour: Postseason basketball hopes, baseball is rolling, Luke Mullin.
MARCH 10, 2023
The Hail Varsity lyrics* are getting a tweak or two with hopes of encouraging fan sing-alongs. | 1936: Birth of a fight song
Athlon Sports previews the competition this spring on the offensive and defensive lines.
Trey Palmer recounts some of the explosive plays* that marked his record-breaking season.
Thomas Fidone enjoyed watching Max Duggan’s rise and says he and his former high school teammate have similar mindsets.
MARCH 9, 2023
Check out more footage from “Team Commitment Week,” including Thursday’s “Husker Football Olympics.” | Rhule preaches urgency*
Georgia Tech has entered the picture for quarterback prospect Dylan Raiola.
Former Husker linebacker Lavonte David is said to be trending toward free agency after 11 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
MARCH 8, 2023
The Huskers men’s NIT hopes take a hit in a 78-75 loss to Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
Nebraska baseball completes a sweep of Northern Colorado with another run-rule win, 14-3.
MARCH 7, 2023
Team Commitment Week keeps the Huskers on their toes as bonds are built. | Video
Nebraska basketball’s Andre Smith, the 1981 Big Eight Player of the Year, has died at age 64.
Charlie Fischer drives in four runs as the Huskers blast Northern Colorado, 12-1, in Nebraska baseball’s 2023 home opener.
Derrick Walker makes the coaches’ second-team All-Big Ten men’s basketball squad, and Keisei Tominaga earns honorable mention.
Defensive coordinator Tony White knows you “never stop growing” as a recruiter. | Learning the defense: 1,* 2*
MARCH 6, 2023
Husker Dan: Dylan and the Prince
Matt Rhule, Thomas Fidone and Chief Borders met with the media Monday morning. Go here for the video and updates. | Quick hits: 1, 2
Athlon Sports previews the spring competition at wide receiver and tight end.
Corn Nation looks at the early days of football and the brutal plays that brought the sport to the brink of extinction.
Incoming running back Kwinten Ives sees his multi-sport athleticism as a plus.
Sam McKewon says Lincoln has transformed into a recruiting asset* that Matt Rhule isn’t about to ignore. | Callahan: What a weekend*
MARCH 5, 2023
Fourth-ranked Ole Miss torches Nebraska baseball for eight runs in the first inning and cruises to a 14-5 win in Minneapolis.
Four Huskers score in double figures as the Nebraska men earn their first Big Ten season sweep of Iowa with an 81-77 road win.
This week in Husker history: George Kelly, a key figure in the origin of Nebraska’s Blackshirts tradition, dies at age 75.
MARCH 4, 2023
A stellar start on the mound by Jace Kaminska and Gabe Swansen’s big day at the plate help give Husker baseball a 12-3 win over Hawaii.
Trey Palmer turns heads with a sizzling 4.33-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. | Discuss
Barron Miles recalls how he got noticed by Nebraska as an undersized athlete in New Jersey more than 30 years ago.
Husker Hour: Baseball with Evan Bland, basketball postseason and the latest on Dylan Raiola.
MARCH 3, 2023
Nebraska baseball starts the weekend in Minneapolis with a big win, upsetting No. 7 Vanderbilt, 5-3. | Caron on watch list
Fewer plays? There are better ways to shorten football games, Tad Stryker writes. | Discuss
Caleb Tannor is determined to prove people wrong* after being snubbed by the NFL Combine.
MARCH 2, 2023
Christian McCaffrey has strong praise for his former coach Matt Rhule.
At the NFL Combine, Ochaun Mathis discusses why he chose Nebraska over Texas as his transfer destination. | His numbers in Indy
Michigan State knocks the Husker women out of the Big Ten Tournament, 67-64.
Elkhorn Mount Michael defensive end Conor Connealy, son of 1994 co-captain Terry, announces he’s walking on at Nebraska.
MARCH 1, 2023
Trev Alberts says ticket sales for the spring game are at about 45,000 right now, and fans will see “a new-look Nebraska football team that might engage a little bit differently than what we’ve previously been used to.”
Linebacker Ernest Hausmann explains why he left Nebraska for Michigan after one season.
Check out the latest video from winter conditioning.
Here’s a look at the spring football schedules across the Big Ten.
Athlon Sports previews this spring’s quarterback competition at Nebraska.