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APRIL 30, 2019

A new set of Heisman odds has Adrian Martinez in the top five.

Nebraska moves up two spots to 19th in USA Today’s projected top 25, and Sporting News has the Huskers ranked 25th.

HuskerOnline looks at what was learned this spring with the offensive line and wide receivers.

APRIL 29, 2019

“Sometimes being undrafted is better,” says someone who has been there: Danny Woodhead.*

Running back Rahmir Johnson is taking aim at some lofty goals as a high school sprinter before heading to Nebraska.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Who would win, ’71 Huskers or ’95 Huskers?

Nebraska is No. 17 in Dennis Dodd’s post-spring top 25.

APRIL 28, 2019

Brian Christopherson notes that Nebraska’s NFL draft streak had been running on fumes for a while, and Sam McKewon says coaching upheaval* exacted its toll. | Carriker’s thoughts | Four-year rankings | 2020 prospects

Quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco was impressed but not exactly surprised by Noah Vederal’s strong spring.

This week in Husker history: Hall of Fame for Grant Wistrom.

APRIL 27, 2019

Nebraska’s NFL draft streak is over after 56 years with at least one player chosen. | Commentary: Sipple, McKewon*| Husker draft history | Free-agency deals: 1, 2

Inside linebacker Mohamed Barry says he’s driven to become a game-changer in his senior season.

APRIL 26, 2019

Safety Cam’ron Jones is the latest to announce he’s leaving the program.* | Scholarship chart | Discuss

Not much was settled this spring at the running back position.

APRIL 25, 2019

Mario Verduzco likes his quarterbacks’ improvement, but he says even the leader of the pack, Adrian Martinez, needs help with his footwork.

The next step is almost here for Stanley Morgan Jr. as he hopes to hear his name called in the NFL draft.

Grant Wistrom, Ed Weir and Carol Frost are among the seven 2019 inductees in the all-sport Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame.

Dennis “Duke” Emanuel, whose Army service was bracketed by two stints as a Husker in the 1950s, has died at age 86.* | A spring game first

Nebraska isn’t easing up on its strong recruiting presence in Arizona.

Linebacker Quayshon Alexander, who did not appear in a game in his three years at Nebraska, reportedly will transfer. | Discuss

APRIL 24, 2019

Breon Dixon, the linebacker who gained immediate eligibility last year after transferring from Ole Miss, is leaving the program. | Discuss

Nebraska is tied for fifth place in a tabulation of NFL players produced. | Ozigbo’s anticipation

Luke Gifford* talks with Adam Carriker about the NFL draft process, the biggest difference between Mike Riley and Scott Frost, and why Nebraska’s last six games of 2018 were so different from the first six.

APRIL 23, 2019

Scott Frost makes his first Wood River public appearance since becoming the Huskers’ head coach and says the program is “moving in a really good direction.”

Nebraska quarterback commit Logan Smothers is switching schools in Alabama because of his father’s job change.

Scott Frost says he’s “in a hurry” to surround Adrian Martinez* with “guys that can change games.”

After the AAF’s sudden demise, Josh Banderas hopes the XFL is a possibility for him next year.

HuskerOnline kicks off its post-spring assessment of each position group with a look at the quarterbacks.

Deontre Thomas’ added bulk will help him in his fight for playing time on the defensive line.

APRIL 22, 2019

Jeremy Pernell lists his top 100 prospects for the NFL draft. | Ozigbo confident* | Huskers’ prospects

Monday Morning Quarterback: Who will be the Huskers’ top receiver in 2019?

Athlon sees two Huskers as likely picks this weekend in the NFL draft.

Adam Carriker sees summer conditioning* as an under-the-radar but crucial phase of the off-season.

APRIL 21, 2019

Steve Sipple says Nebraska has something Ohio State doesn’t: A star quarterback with depth behind him. | McKewon’s rewind*

Giving Husker athletes a competitive advantage* is now the focus of the Nebraska Athletic Performance Lab.

This week in Husker history: Two former Huskers describe their daring bombing runs in the South Pacific during World War II.

APRIL 20, 2019

The LJS has a number of questions (and potential answers) for the 3½ months until the start of fall camp in August.

Luke Gifford is optimistic about his NFL chances* regardless of whether he gets drafted.

Tad Stryker looks at the reunions and fan rituals that came at the end of last week’s spring game.

APRIL 19, 2019

With his secondary solidified, coach Travis Fisher can recruit with a sense of confidence.

Dedrick Mills isn’t on campus yet, but the juco signee is motivated* to become the starting running back this fall.

APRIL 18, 2019

Scott Frost talks about the O-line’s development, the growing walk-on program and more* during an hour on Sports Nightly. | Audio

Sophomore walk-on Trent Hixson has won and lost some battles while making a strong run at the starting left guard spot.

Scott Frost, Fred Hoiberg and Bill Moos will meet with fans at three locations across the state in the Big Red Blitz on May 30.

Mario Verduzco* talks with Adam Carriker about the progress of Adrian Martinez and his backups, what he looks for in a quarterback and more.

APRIL 17, 2019

Athlon says some Nebraska fans will always find one thing lacking in Scott Frost’s offense.

From Adam Carriker,* two strong positives from the spring game and two areas that need work.

APRIL 16, 2019

Shelved last season by injury, defensive end Casey Rogers wants to help usher in a new level of toughness for the D-line.

The NCAA is considering a new rule that would reduce the number of graduate transfers in football and basketball.

Alabama is a little over halfway toward matching Nebraska’s record of 348 consecutive weeks in the AP poll.

See this 100-yard walk and talk by Adrian Martinez and Ameer Abdullah.

APRIL 15, 2019

Juco defensive tackle Jahkeem Green has committed to the Huskers but has coursework to complete before becoming eligible for 2019.* | Recruiting notes | Discuss

Husker punter Caleb Lightbourn will transfer and says he’s leaving with no regrets.

Hail Varsity has come up with projected depth charts for the offense and defense.

Nebraska football and basketball fans have donated more than $160,000 toward flood-relief efforts.

Mike’l Severe is taking over as host of NET’s “Big Red Wrap-up” bshow.

Hear is a rundown of Nebraska’s first opponent, South Alabama, after the conclusion of spring drills in Mobile.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Who will have the better first five-year winning percentage at Nebraska, Frost or Hoiberg?

APRIL 14, 2019

Steve Sipple sees the Huskers’ academic performance is a sign of improved accountability. | McKewon’s rewind* | Spring game power rankings

This week in Husker history: The public debut of Nebraska’s West Coast offense.

APRIL 13, 2019

Four-star offensive tackle Turner Corcoran from Kansas has committed to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Discuss | Class of 2020

Reds 24, Whites 13. Go to the game page for all the coverage, video and analysis. | Stryker commentary | Postgame presser | Game on YouTube

Tad Stryker’s pregame fan survey finds optimism is on the rise.

Fans get their first look at how the 2019 Huskers are taking shape as the spring game kicks off Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Here are your stage-setters from the LJS, Husker247, HuskerOnline, AP and OWH (1, 2).* Commentary: Christopherson, Sipple, Shatel,* Rosenthal.

ROSTERS | FAN INFO | AUDIO | LIVE STATS | BBS

APRIL 12, 2019

The battle between the O-line and D-line has been fierce this spring.

Men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg’s staff is now official: assistant coaches Matt Abdelmassih, Doc Sadler and Armon Gates, plus special assistant Bobby Lutz.

Here’s a spring game primer from Off Tackle Empire. | 5 storylines | 14 questions | Plenty to watch | More B1G games

Adam Carriker says Bill Moos* has Nebraska athletics moving in the right direction.

APRIL 11, 2019

Scott Frost and Adrian Martinez talk with BTN about their relationship, the team’s progress and more. | “Everybody’s guy”

Jahkeem Green,* a 2019 juco defensive tackle, will make a return visit to Lincoln for the spring game. | More visitors: 1, 2,* 3

Here’s a heaping helping of fan info for Saturday’s Red-White Spring Game. | Bucking a trend

APRIL 10, 2019

The secondary market is seeing declining prices for tickets to the spring game.

The rosters for the spring game have been released.

Maurice Washington pleads not guilty in his California court case.

Jerald Foster and Mick Stoltenberg are named to the Hampshire Honor Society, and 76 Huskers are named to the 2019 Brook Berringer Citizenship Team. | Photos

Saturday’s Red-White Spring Game will be missing several notable players, Scott Frost said after Wednesday’s practice. Get all the details here. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule

Husker signee Noa Pola-Gates* talks about his goals for his freshman season, how it went with his first runza, and more.

APRIL 9, 2019

Steve Sipple hopes the defense is picking up the attitude and passion of coordinator Erik Chinander.

Maurice Washington is expected to enter a plea during a court appearance* Wednesday in California.

APRIL 8, 2019

Nebraska football and university researchers have teamed up in a high-tech way to improve concussion protocol.

Former Husker De’Mornay Pierson-El has signed as a free agent with the Oakland Raiders.

Cash donations for flood relief will be collected at the spring game Saturday.

JD Spielman and Wan’Dale Robinson remain limited as the Huskers enter spring game week. Video and reports from Monday’s practice here. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule

Monday Morning Quarterback: Will the NFL Combine snub keep Devine Ozigbo from being drafted?

From Adam Carriker, three things* to watch for during the spring game.

APRIL 7, 2019

Oregon and Wisconsin remain in play for Nash Hutmacher, but the lineman liked what he saw during his official visit, which included some fishing.

Defensive end Deontre Thomas made the most of his redshirt year by mending an injury adding much-needed weight. | Bootle sets example | Manufacturing depth

Bill Moos’ brand of leadership* is working, and Nebraska’s ramped-up spending on coaches’ pay* is helping.

This week in Husker history: The coaching torch at Arkansas is passed from one former Husker to another.

APRIL 6, 2019

The defense is out to prove that its upward trajectory isn’t just talk.

Colorado is working to keep the red out of the stands when the Huskers and Buffaloes tangle in Boulder.

See Tad Stryker’s video report on the Husker baseball team’s 17-0 thrashing of Purdue.

APRIL 5, 2019

Katerian LeGrone athleticism and versatility provide a glimpse of the future for the Huskers at tight end.

APRIL 4, 2019

Nebraska will get its first official visit of the spring this weekend as defensive lineman Nash Hutmacher* comes to town. | Watts’ schedule

Tom Osborne will receive the Football Bowl Association’s highest honor, the Champions Award, in Houston on April 11.

Poll question: Which quality in Fred Hoiberg are you most looking forward to?

APRIL 3, 2019

Four-star wide receiver Zavier Betts of Bellevue West has committed to Nebraska. | Coverage & highlights | Discuss

Scott Frost said Wednesday was “probably the best day of practice since I’ve been at Nebraska.” Get all the coverage, photos and video here. | Updates & discussion. | Spring schedule

Mohamed Barry* talks with Adam Carriker about the Huskers’ goals for 2019 and more.

APRIL 2, 2019

The Dallas Cowboys have extended Randy Gregory’s contract despite the former Husker’s current suspension. | Incognito plea

Basketball coach Fred Hoiberg was formally introduced Tuesday as men’s basketball coach. Go here for video and coverage of the press conference. | Updates & discussion | Earlier interview

Center Cameron Jurgens’ added bulk doesn’t appear to have diminished the converted tight end’s athleticism.

APRIL 1, 2019

Proceeds from sales of this spring game T-shirt will benefit Nebraska flood-relief efforts.

See the Nebraska Football Show’s recap of the first half of spring drills.

There was praise for the defense from offensive coaches after Monday’s practice. Go here for all the details. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule

Athlon takes a game-by-game lookgame-by-game look at the Huskers’ 2019 schedule.

Facilities upgrades could be next on Bill Moos’ plate, Steve Sipple writes.

Hail Varsity recaps Saturday’s junior day recruiting event. | National prospects*