February 2022 fresh links
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
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
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.
FEBRUARY 24, 2022
FEBRUARY 23, 2022
Jaz Shelley scores 20 points as the Husker women fend off Wisconsin and secure an 80-70 road win.
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
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.
FEBRUARY 20, 2022
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.
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.
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
A case is made for Alexis Markowski for Big Ten Freshman of the Year.
FEBRUARY 15, 2022
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Jeremy Pernell sizes up Nebraska’s 2022 signees at linebacker.
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 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.
FEBRUARY 7, 2022
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.
FEBRUARY 6, 2022
A cold start dooms the Husker women in an 80-65 loss at No. 17 Maryland.
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.
All Big Ten schools except Iowa* took advantage of the transfer portal to add talent during the last several months.
FEBRUARY 4, 2022
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Blaise Gunnerson could be ready to stake a claim to more playing time at outside linebacker.