April 2019 fresh links
APRIL 30, 2019
A new set of Heisman odds has Adrian Martinez in the top five.
APRIL 29, 2019
“Sometimes being undrafted is better,” says someone who has been there: Danny Woodhead.*
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
Inside linebacker Mohamed Barry says he’s driven to become a game-changer in his senior season.
APRIL 26, 2019
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.
Nebraska isn’t easing up on its strong recruiting presence in Arizona.
APRIL 24, 2019
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
Nebraska quarterback commit Logan Smothers is switching schools in Alabama because of his father’s job change.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
This week in Husker history: The public debut of Nebraska’s West Coast offense.
APRIL 13, 2019
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.
APRIL 12, 2019
The battle between the O-line and D-line has been fierce this spring.
Adam Carriker says Bill Moos* has Nebraska athletics moving in the right direction.
APRIL 11, 2019
APRIL 10, 2019
The rosters for the spring game have been released.
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
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.
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
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
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
Mohamed Barry* talks with Adam Carriker about the Huskers’ goals for 2019 and more.
APRIL 2, 2019
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.
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.