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APRIL 30, 2021

It’s the final spring fling Saturday for the 2021 Huskers and also a step toward normalcy for the stadium and fans. | Injury update | Rosters | Game tracker | Audio | Fan info | BBS thread | Sipple commentary | Players to watch: 1, 2

Watch Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new football facility and see new renderings of the project.

Truitt Robinson, wide receiver from Arizona and brother of Husker defensive lineman Ty, announces he’s walking on at Nebraska.

A Saturday selection appears likely for Brenden Jaimes in the NFL draft.

Lance Leipold, the former Nebraska assistant who won six Division III national championships, is named head coach at Kansas, leaving the Huskers’ second opponent, Buffalo, with a vacancy at the top.

Lincoln sports bars are ready for gameday crowds to return.

new documentary, “Dual Threat,” explores the life and times of 1910 Husker quarterback Leon “Jerry” Warner.

APRIL 29, 2021

Quarterback Reece Mooney is among the 2022 and ’23 prospects expected to attend the spring game on unofficial visits.

Here are Saturday’s rosters for the Red and White squads. | Analysis | More on the spring game: 10 Huskers to watch | Defensive guide

HuskerMax joins Sports Illustrated and FanNation

APRIL 28, 2021

Bill Moos elaborates on his expectations for 2021 and doesn’t waffle on his eight-wins goal. | Carriker commentary

Here is updated spring game info for fans.

Scott Frost confirms that freshman tight end Thomas Fidone will be sidelined for an extended time by a knee injury. Go here for more from Wednesday’s post-practice presser. | Updates & discussion

APRIL 27, 2021

Harry Tolly, quarterback and defensive back in Nebraska’s 1959 upset of Oklahoma, has died at age 83. | Game page

See who made the cut in Jeremy Pernell’s top 100 prospects for the NFL draft.

Bill Moos says that even though Nebraska might have the nation’s toughest schedule, eight or nine wins is a “realistic expectation” for 2021. | Audio

Spring game stardom has proved to be a hit-and-miss indicator of future success as a Husker.

After a delay due to the pandemic, groundbreaking on Nebraska’s $155 million football facility will take place Friday afternoon. | Project details

Marquel Dismuke talks about football, family and opportunity: “Everything — and I mean everything — I do now is for my daughter.”

Former Husker Randy Borg tells Adam Carriker how Rex Lowe’s battle with cancer inspired the 1971 national championship team.

Tom Shatel says the return of fans will make this a most meaningful spring game.

APRIL 26, 2021

Jaden Hamm, a 2023 tight end from Kansas with a four-star rating, is set for his second trip to Lincoln in three weeks Saturday.

Paul Finebaum takes shots at Nebraska football and its “delusional” fans.

APRIL 25, 2021

Sam McKewon says the O-line’s improved depth is promising, but how the pieces will fit together remains something of a mystery. More commentary and analysis as spring-game week arrives: Sipple, Peterson, Callahan, Carriker

Congrats to Kate Smith, who shot 64 Sunday to win Nebraska’s first individual championship in Big Ten women’s golf.

Check out the fourth “Through Our Eyes” installment, which focuses on defensive linemen Ty Robinson and Damion Daniels.

This week in Husker history: A Nebraska-Doane practice game serves as a trial run for the forward pass and other facets of football’s new rules.

For Erik Chinander’s defense, love is the key building block.

APRIL 24, 2021

Mel Tucker’s teams have shown a knack for upsets. Now he’s seeking greater consistency from his Michigan State Spartans.

Matt Sichterman is working for a starting job on the O-line while he helps build a software startup.

APRIL 23, 2021

Reese Mooney, a 2023 Louisiana quarterback who plans to attend the spring game, has the Nebraska staff’s full attention.

Steven M. Sipple opens the mailbag and addresses Husker media “hype” and the “curse” of Frank Solich’s firing. | Stacking acorns

Low expectations might be good for the Huskers, Adam Carriker says.

APRIL 22, 2021

Big walk-on running back Jaquez Yant has become a source of intrigue this spring.

Here’s a look at the 2022 and ’23 recruits who are expected to attend the spring game.

The NCAA alters football’s extra-point rules for overtime in an attempt to shorten games.

Twenty-five years ago today, 4,000 mourners gathered in Goodland, Kan., for the funeral of Husker quarterback Brook Berringer and his girlfriend’s brother, Tobey Lake.

Tom Shatel says a 64-team college football super league has a chance to happen in the next round of realignment.

APRIL 21, 2021

The Husker football spring media guide is now available for viewing and downloading.

Coaches Greg Austin and Sean Beckton said the defense had the upper hand in Wednesday morning’s scrimmage. Go here for more on the Huskers’ 11th practice of spring. | Updates & discussion

APRIL 20, 2021

The OWH looks at Nebraska’s mid-40s ranking in ESPN’s Football Power Index.

Youngstown State is placed on NCAA probation for violating recruiting rules during the tenure of former Husker coach Bo Pelini.

It’s now official that BTN will televise the spring game, and tickets remain available via the Athletic Department and the resale market.

APRIL 19, 2021

There were updates from the defense as players and coaches from that side of the ball fielded reporters’ questions after Monday’s practice. Go here for coverage and video. | Updates & discussion

Monday Morning Quarterback: Are there cultural issues that need fixing before the Huskers find success on the playing field?

The offensive line’s quest for 1990s-style dominance is the focus of the latest Through Our Eyes installment.

APRIL 18, 2021

Tad Stryker says Scott Frost’s emphasis on fundamentals is conducive to bringing much-needed stability to the program. More Sunday night commentary: McKewon, Sipple, Peterson

Husker Doc Talk’s breakdown of Saturday’s open practice leads to a discussion on how to make spring football better for players and fans.

This week in Husker history: Tragedy in ’96 and a life-altering hit in ’76.

Nebraska is gaining another quarterback as Spencer Arceneaux from Mobile, Ala., has announced he’ll walk on.

The Husker men’s gymnastics team finishes strong to claim fourth place in the NCAA Championship Finals.

APRIL 17, 2021

The Huskers’ open practice is in the books, and the wide receivers are garnering praise from the media members who were present. Go here for coverage and analysis. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule

Ohio State is loaded with talent but lacks experience at key positions.

APRIL 16, 2021

What to watch during Saturday’s open practice: Five things, Eight players

APRIL 15, 2021

A return to the normal NCAA recruiting calendar on June 1 is now official, and the list of scheduled official visits to Lincoln is growing. | Transfer rule loosened

Nebraska announces the hiring of Ben Murray to lead the Athletic Department’s fundraising arm.

The 8th Annual Team Jack virtual auction is live now. Bid here.

Here’s a Throwback Thursday look at the Memorial Stadium pressbox setup in 1962, Bob Devaney’s first season.

A jury finds former Husker Katerian LeGrone not guilty of sexual assault in a 2019 case involving a 19-year-old UNL student.

APRIL 14, 2021

Offensive coordinator Matt Lubick says he’s seeing improved accuracy and timing in Adrian Martinez’s passes this spring. Go here video and coverage from Wednesday’s post-practice press conference. | Updates & discussion

Larry the Cable Guy talks with Adam Carriker about the state of the Huskers and more.

APRIL 13, 2021

At least six official visitors are expected June 4, assuming the NCAA ends its recruiting dead period. | ’23 QB back on market

An NFL draft projection has Brenden Jaimes as a potential third-round pick.

APRIL 12, 2021

The offense’s performance in Friday’s closed scrimmage got good reviews during Monday’s post-practice presser. Go here for coverage and video. | Updates & discussion

A Denver columnist has some Nebraska-related advice for the Colorado Buffaloes.

Athlon Sports looks at what the 2021 Huskers are facing in this schedule analysis.

Back in spring of 2004, sophomore Adam Carriker’s first practice with the first-team defense didn’t exactly go according to plan.

Sam McKewon wonders if Nebraska’s inconsistency at running back is about to end, and Steven M. Sipple says staying healthy at that position will be a must. | Peterson’s storylines

APRIL 11, 2021

Familiarity could be a key to increased production from the Huskers’ wide receivers. | Toure impressing

Nebraska baseball’s “championship Sunday” is paying off, Tad Stryker says in this video report on the weekend series with Maryland.

This week in Husker history: Two spring games 65 years apart — 1951 and 2016 — are decided by scores on the final play.

APRIL 10, 2021

Congrats to the Husker bowling team, winners of the program’s eighth NCAA championship with a 4-1 win Saturday night over Arkansas State.

David and Donna Max are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary.

Early enrollee Gabe Ervin has been quick to make his presence known in the competition at running back.

Senior safeties Deontai Williams and Marquel Dismuke shed light on their motivation and goals in the second installment of the Athletic Department’s “Through Our Eyes” video series. | Fatherly duo

Bret Bielema has his hands full at Illinois, but he’ll do things his way, Sam McKewon writes.

APRIL 9, 2021

Check out this video from Friday’s scrimmage inside Memorial Stadium.

Even with two returning starters, there’s healthy competition at inside linebacker this spring, Adam Carriker says.

Content continues to sprout from this week’s pressers: Safeties’ leadership | D-line competition and goals (1, 2, 3) | O-line potential (1, 2) | Developments on offense

APRIL 8, 2021

The Jet Award on Thursday night with keynote speaker Herschel Walker is sold out. You can watch via Zoom at 6 p.m. Central. Passcode 424691.

Former Husker and orthopedic surgeon Scott Strasburger is sponsoring three Babe Ruth teams in Lincoln.

Nebraska’s April 17th practice will be open to 4,000 members of the public, with free tickets available beginning Friday. | Spring schedule

APRIL 7, 2021

Scott Frost says Markese Stepp, Ben Stille and Marques Buford are not practicing as they rehab from injuries/surgeries. Go here for more from Wednesday’s practice, which was open to reporters for the first half-hour. | Updates & discussion

Former Husker cornerback Barron Miles talks with Adam Carriker about what he sees from the current secondary and what it was like leading up to the 1995 Orange Bowl.

APRIL 6, 2021

Former Husker Barry Alvarez announces he’ll step down as Wisconsin’s athletic director on June 30. | Shatel: End of an era

The latest roster update includes new numbers for several players. | 2021 roster

Steven M. Sipple says it needs to happen now: Restoring the running backs’ position-of-strength status.

More than half of the available spring game tickets have been sold. | Ticket info

APRIL 5, 2021

Former Husker receiver Kade Warner announces Kansas State will be his transfer destination.

Coaches and players on offense met the press after Monday’s practice, and a leaner Adrian Martinez said Luke McCaffrey’s departure won’t change his competitive mindset. Go here for coverage and video. | Updates & discussion

The Nebraska Football Road Race to fight pediatric brain cancer is set for Father’s Day this year in honor of Andy Hoffman. | More info and registration

Adam Carriker says there’s reason for hope that Nebraska will improve its play on special teams.

APRIL 4, 2021

Steven M. Sipple expects a bigger leadership role from JoJo Domann this season. | Confidence on defense

Speed is still essential, but size and power are gaining new emphasis in Scott Frost’s offense.

This week in Husker history: An alumni squad led by Tom Novak has just a week to prepare for the 1951 spring game against the varsity.

APRIL 3, 2021

Steven M. Sipple gets some special help in understanding Nebraska football’s predicament.

“I’m going to leave it all out there and let the rest take care of itself,” Adrian Martinez says in the initial installment of the Athletic Department’s “Through Our Eyes” series.

Coach PJ Fleck says this is his deepest team yet at Minnesota as the Gophers look to rebound from a down 2020 season.

APRIL 2, 2021

Ezra Miller, walk-on transfer from Iowa, is a name to know on the Nebraska offensive line. | Jurgens’ next step: 1, 2

Nebraska lands its first commitment for 2023 as tight end Benjamin Brahmer from Pierce announces he’ll be a Husker. | Coverage & highlights | Discuss

Adam Carriker explains three ways spring practices are important for the Huskers.

APRIL 1, 2021

Bill Moos is reportedly among a dozen or so names under initial consideration to become the Pac-12’s next commissioner, but he says he hasn’t been contacted about the job.

Wild cards at outside linebacker: Pheldarius Payne and Blaise Gunnerson.

University officials defend their handling of sexual-misconduct complaints in a motion to dismiss a Title IX lawsuit filed by nine women, including former NU volleyball player Capri Davis.

Victor Jones Jr., a three-star wide receiver from Florida, has announced his commitment to the Huskers for 2022. | Coverage & highlights | Discuss | Recruiting notes

Tom Shatel welcomes Scott Frost’s emphasis on fundamentals.