April 2021 fresh links
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.
A Saturday selection appears likely for Brenden Jaimes in the NFL draft.
Lincoln sports bars are ready for gameday crowds to return.
A new documentary, “Dual Threat,” explores the life and times of 1910 Husker quarterback Leon “Jerry” Warner.
APRIL 29, 2021
HuskerMax joins Sports Illustrated and FanNation
APRIL 28, 2021
Here is updated spring game info for fans.
APRIL 27, 2021
See who made the cut in Jeremy Pernell’s top 100 prospects for the NFL draft.
Spring game stardom has proved to be a hit-and-miss indicator of future success as a Husker.
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
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.
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.
APRIL 20, 2021
Youngstown State is placed on NCAA probation for violating recruiting rules during the tenure of former Husker coach Bo Pelini.
APRIL 19, 2021
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
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.
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
APRIL 15, 2021
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.
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
APRIL 12, 2021
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.
APRIL 11, 2021
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Steven M. Sipple says it needs to happen now: Restoring the running backs’ position-of-strength status.
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
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
Adam Carriker explains three ways spring practices are important for the Huskers.
APRIL 1, 2021
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.