January 2018 fresh links
JANUARY 31, 2018
Through These Gates: The Lost Tapes — Tommie Frazier talks about fans and their misconceptions about him.
JANUARY 30, 2018
Tanner Lee receives an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine.
Nick Gates says he’s happy with his decision to leave early* for the NFL despite being advised by scouts to stay in school.
Here’s a look at how Scott Frost’s offense can thrive against stout Big Ten defenses.
A proposal that would let players transfer without restriction after a coaching change is gaining momentum.
Notre Dame hires former Husker assistant Terry Joseph as safeties coach.
Big Red Cobcast: Recruiting, winter conditioning and a new hashtag.
JANUARY 29, 2018
A by-the-numbers analyst gives high marks to Nebraska’s Scott Frost hire.
Former Husker player and assistant Jimmy Williams joins the Bowling Green staff as defensive line coach.
Athlon has three reasons for optimism about the 2018 Huskers.
In a Through These Gates outtake, former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer shares the Bob Devaney taco story.
JANUARY 28, 2018
The Florida connections of Scott Frost and his staff are paying recruiting dividends that have the potential to continue for years.
Former Husker Ameer Abdullah remains confident in his NFL future despite an up-and-down 2017 season and a pending coaching change in Detroit.
Experiencing Nebraska’s revolving door of coaches in the defensive secondary was an education for Joshua Kalu.
This week in Husker history: Bob Brown is elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
JANUARY 27, 2018
A former coach and mentor to Noah Vedral sees winning qualities in the Huskers’ walk-on quarterback.
JANUARY 26, 2018
Dan Cook,* for decades a major financial contributor to Nebraska athletics, has died at age 83.
JANUARY 25, 2018
Javontae Jean-Baptiste and Maurice Washington are two of the names to watch as the 2018 recruiting cycle enters its final two weekends. Details: OWH,* LJS, Land of 10 | Local* and coast-to-coast | Weekend visitors
There will be new names in the mix as the competition at running back unfolds.
Hail Varsity looks back at 1980 when quarterback Turner Gill spurned the Sooners and signed with Nebraska.
High school coaches whose teams faced Adrian Martinez talk about what makes the freshman Husker quarterback special.
JANUARY 24, 2018
Cornerback Chris Jones is preparing for Nebraska’s pro day after an encouraging performance in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
Nebraska is one of Athlon’s top 20 teams on the rise for 2018.
JANUARY 23, 2018
Adam Carriker sizes up the 2018 schedule and weighs in on what a successful first season for Scott Frost might look like.
Football, recruiting, Nebrasketball: Hope springs eternal in the latest Big Red Cobcast.
Former Husker player and assistant John Garrison is joining Lane Kiffin’s staff at Florida Atlantic as coach of the offensive line.
The coaching staff’s approach is a big plus to cornerback prospect Cam’ron Jones.
JANUARY 22, 2018
Former Husker assistant Scott Booker has joined the staff at Miami of Ohio.
JANUARY 21, 2018
Tad Stryker wonders if the Husker offense will follow the no-superstar script of Scott Frost’s UCF teams.
Fullback Luke McNitt has NFL hopes despite his limited role in the 2017 offense.
Former Omaha North QB Zach Martin is joining the staff as a grad assistant who will work with the tight ends.
Strength and conditioning coach Zach Duval’s winter “war zone” is a demanding grind that will be worth it, say Scott Frost’s former UCF players.
Casey Rogers’ multisport road to Nebraska included a meeting with Nick Saban that served as motivation.
This week in Husker history: Ninety seasons ago, it was Army-Nebraska instead of Army-Navy. Also, the death of beloved trainer Jack Best.
JANUARY 20, 2018
Scott Frost’s recruiting efforts show his clear vision* for the offense, Sam McKewon writes.
JANUARY 19, 2018
Huskers Illustrated previews the wide-open competition at linebacker.
Athlon lists running back Tre Bryant as one of 30 players poised for breakout seasons in 2018.
JANUARY 18, 2018
Adam Carriker discusses three things for fans to watch before the spring game kicks off in April.
Winter workouts got under way Thursday, and so begins the drive toward the 2018 season.
Other schools want him on defense, but California athlete Matthew Tago* will get an opportunity at quarterback if he opts for Nebraska.
JANUARY 17, 2018
Former Husker receiver Kenny Bell signs with the Denver Broncos.
Rebuild the Husker culture and the wins will take care of themselves, former Nebraska co-captain Chad Kelsay says.
Tom Dienhart lists the five departing Huskers who’ll be the most difficult to replace.
Former Husker Jake Peetz could be the next offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts.
JANUARY 16, 2018
Scott Frost has an Atlanta-area advocate in former Husker Eric Johnson.
Lincoln Southwest linebacker Anthony Banderas, brother of former Husker co-captain Josh, will walk on at Nebraska.
Recruiting and Mike Riley’s weird contract numbers are up for discussion in the latest Big Red Cobcast.
JANUARY 15, 2018
With the Vikings a win away from the Super Bowl, here’s a look back at when coach Mike Zimmer interviewed for the Nebraska job.
Drew Brown will wear Sam Foltz’s No. 27 in the East-West Shrine Game.
Rex Burkhead is expected to be back in action with the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game.
ESPN’s Mark Schlabach says a difficult schedule is one reason to temper the expectations for Nebraska in year one under Scott Frost.
Adam Carriker shares anecdotes about his playing days with Barrett Ruud and tells why Ruud is a good addition to Scott Frost’s staff.
JANUARY 14, 2018
An NFL draft analyst sees several teams that might be a fit for quarterback Tanner Lee.
Receiver Mike Williams is enrolled and ready to begin the next chapter after his junior college stint.
This week in Husker history: 110 years ago, Nebraska appeared headed for the Big Nine – but the move wouldn’t happen for more than a century
The Scott Frost era begins in earnest this week as winter conditioning under Zach Duval gets under way.
JANUARY 13, 2018
JANUARY 12, 2018
Dave Rimington* talks about the pivotal role of centers, the Huskers’ recent shortcomings in the trenches and more.
Huskers Illustrated provides a rundown of what to expect in 2018 with the offensive line.
Wide receiver Jaron Woodyard,* an early signee from Arizona Western, has yet to enroll or arrive on campus.
JANUARY 11, 2018
Johnny Rodgers is hopeful that Nebraska will “be Nebraska again” with Scott Frost’s guidance.
An NFL draft analyst sees third- or fourth-round potential in Husker O-lineman Nick Gates.
Saban or Osborne? Adam Carriker makes a case for who’s the better coach.
JANUARY 10, 2018
Scott Frost adds the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award to his trophy haul.
Barrett Ruud says it’s a great thrill to be coaching at his alma mater.
Scott Frost is recruiting game changers and culture changers, Sean Keeler writes.
JANUARY 9, 2018
Scott Frost wins the FBS coach of the year award from the American Football Coaches Association.
JANUARY 8, 2018
Adam Carriker gives his gut reaction to Alabama’s win in the playoff championship game. Meanwhile, UCF gets Sam McKewon’s vote for No. 1* in the AP poll. | Commentary: Shatel,* Sipple | Big Red Cobcast
It’s too soon to tell how much Nebraska will be hurt by the end of the seating-rights tax break.
Here’s a look at how the 2018 Huskers stack up in the defensive secondary.
JANUARY 7, 2018
Steve Sipple says there’s something in volleyball coach John Cook’s approach that Scott Frost might want to emulate.
Drew Brown has his sights set on landing an NFL kicking job.
Adam Carriker says there are things the Huskers can learn from Monday night’s playoff finalists, Georgia and Alabama.
Incoming freshman Adrian Martinez is looking forward to competing for the starting job at quarterback.
This week in Husker history: I-backs Derek Brown and Ahman Green decide to enter the NFL drafts of 1993 and 1998.
JANUARY 6, 2018
Scott Frost’s hiring has sparked a surge in Husker merchandise sales.
Bobby Bowden* talks about the 1990s Huskers, the playoff, Scott Frost and more in an OWH interview.
JANUARY 5, 2018
Former Nebraska defensive coordinator Mark Banker is reportedly joining the staff at Hawaii.
BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart picks Nebraska to finish fifth in the Big Ten West in 2018.
Adam Carriker gives his New Year’s resolutions for Scott Frost and the Huskers.
JANUARY 4, 2018
Linebacker Will Honas heads to Lincoln with a chance to make a quick impact.
Scott Frost will be part of the pregame coverage of Monday’s Georgia-Alabama game.
Former Nebraska assistant Donte Williams joins the staff at Oregon.
Zach Duval is named strength and conditioning coach of the year by FootballScoop.
JANUARY 3, 2018
Tom Osborne says doing things “the right way” is the foundation for Scott Frost’s success.
JANUARY 2, 2018
Should UCF have been in the playoff? Go to this link to vote in our poll and hear Adam Carriker’s plan for fixing the system.
Grant Wistrom on Scott Frost: “He fully believes in himself and his preparedness. It’s not cockiness. It’s confidence.”
Hear what Outland-winning O-lineman Aaron Taylor has to say about Husker topics past and present in the latest Big Red Cobcast.
JANUARY 1, 2018
Through These Gates, The Lost Tapes: Tom Rathman explains how Husker fans help drive the football team’s success.