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FEBRUARY 28, 2022

Husker Dan chimes in on the first day of spring practice.

The quarterback race, the energy of the revamped staff and more were discussed as spring practices kicked off for Nebraska. Go here for coverage, video and commentary. | Updates & discussion | Spring media guide | Practice schedule

FEBRUARY 27, 2022

Regardless of who’s at quarterback, the running game* will be what matters, Sam McKewon writes. | Sipple: An important spring* | Five storylines | Projected 2-deeps on offense* | Athlon spring preview

The Husker men are on the right end of a 93-70 rout at Penn State, and the women end their regular season with a 73-59 win over Northwestern.

It’s a winless weekend for Husker baseball as TCU fends off Nebraska’s bases-loaded threat in the ninth inning Sunday.

Here are 10 questions to ponder on the eve of spring football.

Joe Moglia has a lot to say about the NCAA, the transfer portal and NIL in the latest Husker Doc Talk podcast.

This week in Husker history: Expansion for the Big Six, eyeing the I formation, and a controversial redesign of football uniforms.

This season is wide receiver Omar Manning’s final chance to put it all together as a Husker.

FEBRUARY 26, 2022

Tad Stryker wonders how long it will take for patience and loyalty to bear fruit in the Huskers’ major revenue sports. | Sipple: Embrace discomfort*

With spring drills* starting Monday, there are questions to be answered on offense.* | Linebacker preview

Iowa pulls away with an 11-0 run in the second half for an 88-78 win over the Husker men on Senior Night in Lincoln.

FEBRUARY 25, 2022

Wide receiver Will Nixon enters the transfer portal, as does outside linebacker Pheldarius Payne for a second time.

All eyes are on the quarterbacks, but here are seven other position battles* worth watching, and it’s a big spring for these five redshirt freshmen.

FEBRUARY 24, 2022

Fred Hoiberg will stay on next season as head coach for men’s basketball under a restructured contract.* | More from Trev Alberts: 1, 2* | Shatel commentary*

Five Huskers on offense discuss the upcoming spring drills and what’s different so far under the new assistants: Video and tweets

Athlon ranks the Huskers’ transfer class second in the Big Ten. | A look at Hunter Anthony

Here’s a look at some of the biggest questions* facing the defense.* | Walk-ons to watch*

FEBRUARY 23, 2022

Jaz Shelley scores 20 points as the Husker women fend off Wisconsin and secure an 80-70 road win.

Nebraska extends offers to twin defensive linemen Grayson and Gabriel Murphy, who are in the transfer portal* out of North Texas.

The OWH looks at seven players facing “prove it” time this spring.*

Recruiting appears to be an early beneficiary of the football staff changes.

Dave Feit has a batch of hot takes on Nebrasketball, Big Ten cash and women’s hoops.

FEBRUARY 22, 2022

Three-star quarterback William “Pop” Watson III from Massachusetts announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Class of ’23 | Discuss

A mock draft has three Huskers getting picked by NFL teams in April.

Athlon looks a five newcomers with potential to make in impact this season for the Huskers.

From Adam Carriker, what a day in the life of a college football player is like during winter conditioning.

Husker Doc Talk: Behind the scenes with a Big Ten football side judge.

FEBRUARY 21, 2022

Husker Dan gives his endorsement of the Mickey Joseph hire.

A pair of Friday Night Lights events will again be part of the Huskers’ camp lineup in June.

On the offensive line, there are shoes to fill, new faces in the mix and a new coach tasked with elevating the group’s play. | Three things we know*

FEBRUARY 20, 2022

Sam Sledge, offensive lineman from Omaha Creighton Prep and son of former Husker Bob Sledge, announces his commitment to the Huskers. | Coverage & highlights | Discuss | Class of 2023

Husker247 looks at the restoration project that’s under way with special teams, and HuskerOnline previews the competition at tight end.

Allison Weidner’s 23-point outing paces the Husker women to a 93-70 win over Minnesota. | McKewon commentary*

Nebraska baseball is off to a 1-3 start after wrapping up a four-game series at Sam Houston with a loss Sunday.

The mask requirement at Husker home games has been lifted.

This week in Husker history: An effort to outlaw football in Nebraska, pulling the plug on Camp Curtis, and the birth of a legend.

Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander sees the pressure to win* as a good thing.

FEBRUARY 19, 2022

News of Ashley Scoggin’s removal from the women’s basketball roster comes on the same day it is announced that associate head coach Chuck Love has been suspended* over an unspecified “personnel matter.”

With all four 2021 football captains departed, a new crop of leaders* needs to emerge.

New running backs coach Bryan Applewhite preaches toughness: “I apply pressure every day. … You’re going to get better or you’re going to quit.” | Anthony Grant profile

Transfer O-lineman Kevin Williams intends to make a mark as a Husker in 2022.

Maryland turns the tide in the first three minutes of the second half, and Nebrasketball drops to 1-14 in the Big Ten.

FEBRUARY 18, 2022

Another opportunity to become a force in the Huskers’ backfield awaits running back Jaquez Yant.

The College Football playoff will remain at four teams through at least 2025 after expansion talks fail.

FEBRUARY 17, 2022

Ahman Green talks with Adam Carriker about the importance of visualizing success in football.

The Husker women collapse in the fourth quarter as Penn State uses a 15-0 run to pull off an 83-76 upset.

NBC is expected to make a big push for Big Ten media rights, which could fetch $1.1 billion annually.

Nebraska makes the list of five finalists for Ochaun Mathis, an edge rusher in the transfer portal from TCU.

Nebraska is voted the favorite to win the conference in the preseason Big Ten baseball coaches poll.

The Nebraska high school class of 2023 is shaping up as the deepest in-state talent pool in nearly 20 years.

This scouting report on Cam Taylor-Britt sees plenty to like in the former Nebraska cornerback.

FEBRUARY 16, 2022

McKenzie Milton, former UCF quarterback under Scott Frost, makes comments that won’t endear Milton to Nebraska and Oklahoma fans. | Discuss

A case is made for Alexis Markowski for Big Ten Freshman of the Year.

Zac Taylor signs a contract extension with the Cincinnati Bengals through the 2026 season.

Nebraska wasn’t on the radar of wide receiver Janiran Bonner* until late in the recruiting cycle. | Newcomers to watch in spring* | Hutmacher’s time?

FEBRUARY 15, 2022

Adrian Martinez* tried to keep his broken jaw* a secret and was frustrated when it was revealed to the media before the season ended. | Podcast

Casey Thompson is No. 6 as Athlon reviews and ranks the Big Ten quarterbacks for 2022.

FEBRUARY 14, 2022

With five Huskers scoring in double figures, the Nebraska women dominate the fourth quarter and upset No. 5 Indiana, 72-55.

HuskerOnline previews the competitive spring that’s shaping up at quarterback.

Husker Dan reviews the Super Bowl with the outcome most Husker fans probably didn’t want.

Sophomore Alante Brown figures to remain a part of the return game while looking to bolster his role in the receiving corps. | Critical junctures for five Huskers*

The Carolina Panthers reportedly are about to hire former Nebraska quarterback Joe Dailey as wide receivers coach, the same position he holds at Boston College.

FEBRUARY 13, 2022

Stanley Morgan Jr. gets into the game on special teams as he joins the list of Super Bowl Huskers, but he and Zac Taylor’s Bengals fall to the Rams in the final two minutes, 23-20.

The Husker men lose by 20 or more for the sixth time this season as the Hawkeyes make it look easy in Iowa City, 98-75.

Zac Taylor discusses his Nebraska and Oklahoma ties, and he says his time in Lincoln under Bill Callahan and Jay Norvell led him into coaching. | A Kansas mentor* | Slideshow

Joe Burrow’s family ties in Nebraska include his grandfather,* who says being “Joe Cool” is nothing new to the Super Bowl quarterback.

Eliminating grandfathered seat deals at Memorial Stadium would put Nebraska in lockstep with most other Power Five schools.

Tom Shatel says beer* at Husker sporting events is something Nebraska fans can handle.

This week in Husker history: Nebraska lands a pair of prized recruits in Mickey Joseph and Leodis Flowers, but a third one – Emmitt Smith – gets away.

Nebraska football has steered clear of dysfunction* so far this offseason, Sam McKewon writes.

FEBRUARY 12, 2022

Former Husker Dominic Raiola says his brother Donovan ready for the important task of fixing Nebraska’s O-line.

Former Husker quarterback Vince Ferragamo* looks back at his Super Bowl appearance, his days as a Husker and more.

Jaz Shelley and Isabelle Bourne combine for 40 points as the Husker women have little difficulty with Illinois, 82-63.

A deep dive into the additions to Travis Fisher’s defensive secondary wraps up Jeremy Pernell’s analysis of the Huskers’ 2022 recruiting class. | Restocking on defense*

Scott Frost signaled a commitment to recruiting in Omaha* by taking his entire coaching staff to the annual high school coaching clinic there earlier this week.

FEBRUARY 11, 2022

From the 2006 vault, an overlooked gem from an underappreciated Husker quarterback who’s about to coach in the Super Bowl: Zac Taylor vs. Kansas.

Nebraska’s Board of Regents removes a barrier to alcohol sales at Husker sporting events,* but don’t count on buying a brew at Memorial Stadium this season.

Husker247 looks at what might be coming next from O-lineman Nouredin Nouili and receiver Zavier Betts.

Jeremy Pernell sizes up Nebraska’s 2022 signees at linebacker.

A Kansas State site says Adrian Martinez could change how he’s perceived in Nebraska — and perhaps how Husker fans perceive the Nebraska program. | Feb. 2 presser | Discuss

FEBRUARY 10, 2022

New coordinators are the norm this year for teams on the Huskers’ schedule.

After a hot start, the Husker women fall to No. 21 Ohio State in Columbus, 80-70.

A stretch of highway near Greeley, Neb., has been named in honor of late Nebraska punter Sam Foltz.

The occasional Friday night road game appears to be here to stay for the Huskers.

O-line prospect Sam Sledge likes Donovan Raiola’s style with both technique and recruiting.

Former Husker Stanley Morgan Jr.* hopes his hamstring is healed enough to allow him to play in the Super Bowl. | November profile

Former Husker cornerback Alfonzo Dennard has been booked in a domestic assault case in Lincoln.

Jeremy Pernell takes stock of Nebraska’s lone D-line signee, Brodie Tagaloa, who was wanted by other schools as a tight end.

FEBRUARY 9, 2022

The Husker men lead wire to wire and beat Minnesota 78-65 for their first conference win in more than 11 months.

Nebraska and Rutgers will play on a Friday night as their October game in Piscataway has been moved up a day.

Nebraska struck out on other O-line prospects but landed Justin Evans-Jenkins. Here’s Jeremy Pernell’s analysis of the two-sport athlete from New Jersey.

HuskerOnline has a few observations and updates on recruiting, including thoughts on the importance of Vince Guinta’s addition to the staff.

FEBRUARY 8, 2022

Husker Doc Talk: Why does Dr. Rob hate Lil’ Red?

This could be the year 6-foot-4 junior Braxton Clark earns a starting spot at cornerback, but he faces ramped-up competition at the position.

Jacob Hohl, a Lincoln Southwest graduate who spent the last two seasons at Nebraska Wesleyan, will walk on and join the competition at punter.

Jeremy Pernell’s series continues with a look at the Huskers’ lone signee at tight end. Blocking is the forte of the big Minnesotan, Chase Androff.

Nebraska ranks 103rd nationally in returning production for 2022, according to calculations by ESPN’s Bill Connelly. | Opponents’ rankings

Getting to know a couple of new Huskers: Victor Jones and Jalil Martin.*

Coach Fred Hoiberg fields questions and comments from frustrated Husker basketball fans on the radio.

FEBRUARY 7, 2022

Vince Guinta is returning* to Nebraska football to become senior director of player personnel. | D.J. Vokolek on staff*

Husker Dan looks at Mark Whipple’s task of improving Nebraska’s red-zone efficiency.

Jeremy Pernell breaks down the Huskers’ infusion of talent at wide receiver.

Nebraska is fourth in Athlon’s rankings of Big Ten football rosters for 2022.

With his injury behind him, Thomas Fidone may be set to make a splash at tight end. | Key year for Tannor*

FEBRUARY 6, 2022

Sam McKewon rolls out a blueprint for fixing the transfer portal.* | Sipple on Hoiberg* Callahan’s rundown

A cold start dooms the Husker women in an 80-65 loss at No. 17 Maryland.

Here’s how former Huskers performed as NFL prospects in recent all-star games.*

Jeremy Pernell analyzes the signees at running back. Have the Huskers found the bell cow they’ve been lacking?

This week in Husker history: End zones are established for the first time, and coach Jumbo Stiehm welcomes the innovation.

FEBRUARY 5, 2022

Zac Taylor’s vision* as a Nebraska quarterback seems to have carried over to his career as a coach.

John Sanders,* Nebraska’s baseball coach from 1978 to 1997, has died at age 76 after a battle with cancer.

The Husker men get routed by Northwestern and remain winless in Big Ten play. | Shatel: How can Hoiberg survive?*

Nebraska wants more than “flashes of brilliance” from its wideout trio* of Manning, Betts and Martin as well as other returnees* on offense.*

The Huskers are getting a raw talent but a rifle arm in quarterback signee Richard Torres. | Getting to know Ernest Hausmann | Transfer superlatives

All Big Ten schools except Iowa* took advantage of the transfer portal to add talent during the last several months.

FEBRUARY 4, 2022

Fourth-year sophomore Noa Pola-Gates will be looking to establish himself in a defensive secondary loaded with new contenders.

Jeremy Pernell ranks Nebraska’s football signees and makes note of the Huskers’ strong turnaround in the final two months of the 2022 recruiting cycle.

FEBRUARY 3, 2022

Former Nebraska receiver Samori Toure catches a pair of touchdowns passes* in the East-West Shrine Bowl game. | Stats | Video: 1, 2 | More showcase events

Adam Carriker digs into the Husker offensive line and discusses what to expect from that group in 2022.

The Husker women end the game on an 18-5 run to pull away from Penn State for a 76-61 win.

Jeremy Pernell ranks the nation’s recruiting classes, and Nebraska comes in at No. 40.

Husker247 takes a post-signing-day look at Nebraska’s scholarship chart, position by position.

Nebraska’s regents next week will take up a proposal to lift the ban on alcohol sales* at Husker sporting events.

Former Husker assistant Jay Norvell recalls the recruitment of Zac Taylor* in late 2004.

In his first media appearance at Kansas State, former Husker Adrian Martinez talks about what drew him to Manhattan.

FEBRUARY 2, 2022

Jim Harbaugh says he’s staying at Michigan after interviewing with the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings.

Sports Illustrated places Nebraska on its list of half a dozen signing-day winners. | Class breakdown | The Super Six

Tom Shatel says high school prospects* are getting the short end of the deal as coaches tap into the transfer portal.

Scott Frost talked about the new recruits, the QB competition, the fresh ideas* on offense, players’ injury status and more at a 1:30 p.m. press conference. Go here for the video and transcript. | Commentary & analysis: Washut, Callahan, Sipple,* Shatel/McKewon

Four-star receiver Janiran Bonner makes it two signing-day flips for Nebraska as the former Georgia Tech commit announces he’ll be a Husker. | Discuss | Class of 2022

Running back Ajay Allen, a former TCU commit, announces he’s signing with Nebraska. | Discuss

February signing day isn’t what it used to be, but we’ll post any developments and link you up to Scott Frost’s 1:30 p.m. presser. | Updates & discussion

FEBRUARY 1, 2022

Big runs by Michigan to begin and end the second half keep the Husker men winless in Big Ten play, 85-79. Meanwhile, the Nebraska women use 13-0 stretch in the fourth quarter to put away Rutgers, 50-38.

Jim Harbaugh’s move from Michigan to the Minnesota Vikings appears to be a done deal.

Former Husker receiver Samori Toure is making a good impression in practices for the East-West Shrine Bowl.

Blaise Gunnerson could be ready to stake a claim to more playing time at outside linebacker.

Four-star receiver Janiran Bonner has emerged as a potential signing-day surprise for Nebraska. Primers for Wednesday: H247, OWH,* LJS*

Adam Carriker says the college transfer portal and the Cincinnati Bengals’ turnaround in the NFL give the Huskers hope. | Shatel: Thank you, Bill Callahan*