January 2021 fresh links
JANUARY 31, 2021
Former Husker linebacker Carlos Polk is reportedly joining the Jacksonville Jaguars’ staff as a special-teams assistant.
This week in Husker history: The opening of the Coliseum gives Nebraska “the most complete athletic plant in the Missouri Valley.”
JANUARY 30, 2021
Uncertainty remains for 2022 prospects as they hope for loosened restrictions on recruiting this spring and summer.
Nebraska enters 2021 with experience at QB lacking behind Adrian Martinez.
JANUARY 29, 2021
JANUARY 28, 2021
Former Husker Tom Rathman announces his retirement from the NFL after 30-plus years as a player and coach.
After three years, Scott Frost’s “progress” talk doesn’t match reality, Dirk Chatelain writes.
JANUARY 27, 2021
Former Husker assistant Mike Cavanaugh is reportedly joining the Arizona State staff as O-line coach.
Attrition leaves the Huskers short of experience and leadership at wide receiver.
Monday Morning Quarterback: What do you think about Luke McCaffrey’s decision to transfer?
JANUARY 26, 2021
New product at a limited-time special price: Twelve-DVD box set of the 1970 season with Lyell Bremser’s calls.
JANUARY 25, 2021
Attracting a younger base of ticket holders and donors poses a challenge to the Athletic Department.
JANUARY 24, 2021
Rob Zatechka discusses his nephew’s decision to walk on at Missouri instead of Nebraska.
Three former Huskers are Super Bowl bound as Tampa Bay advances to the NFL title game.
This week in Husker history: Coach Jumbo Stiehm’s exit turns stormy.
JANUARY 23, 2021
It’s time for Scott Frost to embrace a big-picture view as conductor of the orchestra, Tad Stryker writes.
JANUARY 22, 2021
Scott Frost says he’s keeping all 10 assistant coaches and has split play-calling duties about 50-50 with Matt Lubick. | New player-development chief | Win the West? | About Wan’Dale | Notes | Commentary: Shatel, McKewon
Adam Carriker weighs in on how the Huskers’ special teams could be improved.
JANUARY 21, 2021
An analysis of the 2021 offensive line sees a high ceiling for the group.
JANUARY 20, 2021
With no signature QBs, the Big Ten is on track to be a league of defense in 2021, Sam McKewon writes.
JANUARY 19, 2021
Adam Carriker chats with Jay Foreman about the impact of the transfer portal and what the future looks like for the Huskers.
The NFL embraces winter weather at playoff time and so should the college game, Dirk Chatelain writes.
JANUARY 18, 2021
JANUARY 17, 2021
Former Husker assistant Charlton Warren is reportedly joining the Indiana staff as defensive coordinator.
A record-high 12 early enrollees in the 2021 recruiting class are set to arrive this month.
This week in Husker history: No third season for Guy Chamberlin.
JANUARY 16, 2021
The LJS looks at how the 2021 Huskers might deal with the attrition on offense.
Steven M. Sipple says Scott Frost and Fred Hoiberg might be wise to make alterations to their systems.
JANUARY 15, 2021
Dirk Chatelain looks at the numbers behind the Huskers’ 19-season run without a top-10 finish.
JANUARY 14, 2021
Tom Shatel says the veteran defensive unit could provide valuable stability as the offense finds its footing.
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Tight end is shaping up as a position of strength for the 2021 Huskers.
JANUARY 13, 2021
Steven M. Sipple says Scott Frost should be able to find enough help at receiver to allow Luke McCaffrey to continue pursuing his dream at quarterback.
Linebacker signee Mikai Gbayor pushed through tough circumstances to become a Husker.
Athlon predicts a fifth-place division finish for the 2021 Huskers.
Bill Snyder, to be honored Wednesday at the Outland dinner, built a winner at Kansas State and a friendly rivalry with Tom Osborne.
JANUARY 12, 2021
Tight end Jared Bubak, the Lincoln native who joined the Huskers for the 2020 season as a graduate transfer from Arizona State, has entered the transfer portal.
Hail Varsity sizes up the Huskers’ status at wide receiver entering the 2021 season.
From Adam Carriker, what Nebraska can learn from the national championship game.
Tom Shatel has some advice for Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren.
JANUARY 11, 2021
Sam McKewon sees a busy week ahead for Husker decisions and passes along more observations from Kevin Warren.
JANUARY 10, 2021
Dave Rimington saw improved O-line play from Nebraska in 2020 but says mental mistakes remain a major issue.
The 2020 season bonded socially distanced Husker parents.
This week in Husker history: A salute from Nixon; Tom Osborne’s pay passes the $30,000 mark; the death of Lawrence Phillips.
JANUARY 9, 2021
Lavonte David had a big impact in his first NFL playoff game.
Troy Walters, former Nebraska offensive coordinator now with the NFL’s Bengals, reportedly is promoted to wide receivers coach.
Here’s a late addition to the 1970 smorgasbord: John Bishop’s 15-part audio series, complete with play-by-play clips from Lyell Bremser and others.
JANUARY 8, 2021
What’s behind Lavonte David’s excellence? The linebacker’s former position coach, Mike Ekeler, explains.
1970 Day by Day: The series reaches the finish line on Day 139. The author, now 16 years old plus 50, has some brief parting thoughts.
JANUARY 7, 2021
The Huskers are off to a slow start in the 2022 recruiting cycle.
This season’s senior team awards go to Dicaprio Bootle, Collin Miller and Ben Stille.
Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren says he appreciates Nebraska’s passion and the “healthy tension” it can create.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Who’s your pick to win the title, ‘Bama or Buckeyes?
Hail Varsity examines the numbers behind the attrition that has created an uphill battle for Nebraska.
Patience has paid off for Husker running back signee Gabe Ervin.
1970 Day by Day: Fans — and even the president — get their chance to salute the national champion Huskers.
JANUARY 6, 2021
The state’s top-rated 2020 prospect, Omaha Westside cornerback Avante Dickerson, is still weighing his options, says his high school coach.
Future Husker Koby Bretz talks with Adam Carriker about bringing a winning attitude when he steps on campus at Nebraska.
1970 Day by Day: The day after the final AP poll, the debate over who deserved the No. 1 spot isn’t finished.
JANUARY 5, 2021
Husker receiver signee Latrell Neville has learned from two former Scott Frost pupils.
1970 Day by Day: Nebraska’s AP national championship is finally a reality as the Huskers return to Lincoln.
JANUARY 4, 2021
JANUARY 3, 2021
A vastly improved 40 time was part of how Husker tight end signee James Carnie made the most of 2020.
The OWH looks at the plays, stats, MVPs and quotes that shaped the Huskers’ season.
1970 Day by Day: Coach Ara Parseghian makes a case for Notre Dame as No. 1 and says Bob Devaney’s “remark about the pope wasn’t in the best of taste.”
This week in Husker history: The comings, goings and stayings of coaches, from Stiehm to Elliott to Osborne.
JANUARY 2, 2021
1970 Day by Day: Saturday is a time for deep-sea fishing and poll-politicking as the Huskers rest up from their Orange Bowl win and the ensuing celebration.
JANUARY 1, 2021
Ohio State routs Clemson and advances to the Jan. 11 national championship game against Alabama.