June 2019 fresh links
JUNE 30, 2019
Steve Sipple says beating Wisconsin would be a fan-satisfying affirmation of the Huskers’ No. 19 ranking by Phil Steele.
This week next month in Husker history: Running back Derek Brown must wait a year.
JUNE 29, 2019
Nash Hutmacher, a three-star defensive tackle from South Dakota, has announced his commitment to Nebraska. | Class of 2020 | Discuss
Four-star linebacker Cody Simon has Nebraska in his top three but commits to Ohio State.
Luke Gifford has caught the eye of at least one writer in Dallas as he tries to make the Cowboys’ roster.
JUNE 28, 2019
Nebraska finishes 48th in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings for 2018-19, the Huskers’ worst showing* in the history of the rankings and 12th in the Big Ten.
Adrian Martinez is one of the camp counselors at the Manning Passing Academy* in Louisiana this weekend. | Composure & burst
JUNE 27, 2019
ESPN says Nebraska’s longshot chances for a national championship are riding on at least six “ifs.”
Membership in the kids’ Nebraska JV Team will now be free, removing a cost hurdle for those wanting Scott Frost’s autograph on Fan Day.
Nebraska-Colorado makes Athlon’s list of top 25 nonconference games of 2019.
JUNE 26, 2019
Scott Frost’s staff isn’t ignoring the state of Iowa in pursuit of recruits.
Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. has put in a strong rookie season for the Nebraska Danger of the Indoor Football League.
Colorado, the Huskers’ second opponent, has experience at QB and receiver but lots of holes elsewhere.
The NCAA is altering its transfer policies to make if more difficult* to gain immediate eligibility.
Assistant coach Greg Austin is encouraged by the early returns from the freshman O-line group.
JUNE 25, 2019
Linebacker prospect Malik Reed, an official visitor to Lincoln over the weekend, opts for Wisconsin.
Fan Day will take place Aug. 1, with a new wrinkle regarding Scott Frost autographs.
JUNE 24, 2019
Offensive tackle Alex Conn from Kansas has committed to the Huskers. | 2020 class | Discuss
Monday Morning Quarterback: Does the Huskers’ recent training video tweet disrespect Navy SEALs?
Scott Frost makes the top 20 in Athlon’s ranking of all FBS head coaches.
Adam Carriker wonders whether it’s time to bring back the Unity Council.*
JUNE 23, 2019
Peter Costelli, a highly recruited 2021 quarterback whose initial offer came from Nebraska, comes away impressed by his first visit to Lincoln. | Key decisions coming: 1,* 2
Tamon Lynum, a cornerback from Florida, gives the Huskers their first defensive commitment for the 2020 class. | Discuss
Mike Riley is headed to the XFL as offensive coordinator in Seattle.
JUNE 22, 2019
Lincoln Southeast offensive lineman Xavier Trevino announces he will walk on* with the Huskers. | Barbecue a hit
On the recruiting trail in Georgia, respect runs deep for tight ends coach Sean Beckton.
JUNE 21, 2019
Zavier Betts, the Huskers’ four-star commit at wide receiver, puts on a show* at Nebraska’s second Friday Night Lights event. | Photos: 1, 2, 3* | Video | Five thoughts
Norris standout Ashton Hausmann commits to the Huskers as a preferred walk-on.*
JUNE 20, 2019
Quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco explains why his eyes aren’t on the QB during games.
Running back Ronald Thompkins has been cleared to enroll at Nebraska.
There’s no cutting corners in summer workouts or in life Scott Frost tweets with this hype video.
Single-game tickets for 2019 home games will go on sale Monday.
JUNE 19, 2019
Corn Nation previews the opening opponent, South Alabama, and sees a team trending downward.
Juco receiver Dominick Watt, who signed with Nebraska in 2018 but failed to qualify, will visit Lincoln this weekend. | 2021 QBs
The Huskers are again looking to build leadership via The Program’s physical and mental challenges.
Husker247 lists 10 Huskers ready for breakout seasons.
JUNE 18, 2019
An Ohio State site analyzes the Nebraska offense and says Scott Frost is building a prolific attack.
Phil Steele explains why he’s picking the Huskers to win the Big Ten West.
Scott Frost talks recruiting, quarterbacking and much more in an interview with Rivals.
The OWH’s 50-player countdown* to fall camp begins with Katerian LeGrone.* | Indispensable: Cam Taylor, Collin Miller
JUNE 17, 2019
Tony Tuioti and Nebraska are trying to re-establish the pipeline to Hawaii that helped lure the likes of Dominic Raiola and Toniu Fonoti. | Recruiting notes
Barret Pickering’s recent hole-in-one gives the kicker bragging rights among Husker football players who golf.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Who was the better NFL O-lineman, Will Shields or Mick Tingelhoff?
Scott Frost is No. 4 in Athlon’s ranking of Big Ten coaches.
JUNE 16, 2019
Two recent marijuana-related incidents show that building a team-first mentality doesn’t happen easily, Tad Stryker writes.
Rob Zatechka and Adam Carriker* provide insights into what went on at the Pipeline Camp after working one-on-one with players at the event.
Recent recruiting traffic in Lincoln means the Huskers’ dry spell may end soon.
JUNE 15, 2019
Nebraska’s inaugural OL/DL Pipeline Camp draws prospects* from 20 states and is seen as a big success. | Standouts* | Photos: 1, 2, 3* | Video: 1, 2, 3, 4 | Analysis | Recruiting notes*
JUNE 14, 2019
Pass-rusher Blaise Gunnerson is a standout at the Friday Night Lights camp. | Photos
Former player and assistant coach Will Bolt is hired to replace Darin Erstad as baseball coach.
The first of Nebraska’s two Friday Night Lights camps takes place tonight.*
JUNE 13, 2019
Oregon State will be Caleb Lightbourn’s transfer destination.
JUNE 12, 2019
It’s all quiet on the transfer front. Is that good news for Maurice Washington? | Plea hearing delayed
Santino Marucci of Jupiter, Fla., becomes the 10th quarterback to receive a Nebraska offer for the 2021 recruiting cycle. | Costelli to visit | Juco DL to Sooners* | Recruiting notes
NBC Sports looks back at 1997, the year of the Huskers’ last football national championship.
Husker Dan invites you to get your preseason football fix at the sixth annual Husker Fans Salute The Troops Golf Scramble.
JUNE 11, 2019
Tight end Travis Vokolek announces he’s transferring from Rutgers to Nebraska. | Analysis | Recruiting notes
Four-star linebacker Cody Simon was impressed by his official visit to Lincoln but has other major suitors to consider. | July decision for Hutchmacher*
Summer movers: Damion Daniels and Austin Allen.
JUNE 10, 2019
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Heralded freshman Wan’Dale Robinson has been cited by UNL police on suspicion of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana.*
Phil Steele picks the Huskers to win the Big Ten West.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Who is the top Husker volleyball coach, Terry Pettit or John Cook?
Adam Carriker says Maurice Washington needs to learn* from his mistakes.
JUNE 9, 2019
A journey to Bill Moos’ childhood provides proof that he was “put on Earth to be involved in athletics. … Preferably as a boss,” Steve Sipple writes. | Photos
JUNE 8, 2019
The simple things in life and in football suit former Husker Andy Janovich just fine.
Defensive lineman Carlos Davis has earned second-team All-America honors in the discus.
JUNE 7, 2019
Tight end Jack Stoll says he “didn’t come to Nebraska to win four games” and is motivated to win championships.
Fans are welcome to attend three upcoming football camps, including two Friday Night Lights events. | Recruiting notes
Maurice Washington needs to realize he’s going to have to change, Jacob Padilla writes.
JUNE 6, 2019
Ohio State at Nebraska is listed among the 10 most anticipated rematches of 2019.
Nebraska O-lineman commit Turner Corcoran has been invited to play in next winter’s All-American Bowl.
Nebraska is hosting four-star linebacker Cody Simon from New Jersey on an official visit* this weekend.
Summer movers: Jaron Woodyard and Caleb Tannor.
JUNE 5, 2019
Adrian Martinez is No. 7 in USA Today’s ranking of quarterbacks for 2019.
Big offensive lineman Bryce Benhart has never been into self-hype, and now he’s ready to let his work do the talking in Lincoln.
Nebraska doesn’t crack the top five in any of Athlon’s Big Ten unit rankings, but top individual honors are predicted for Wan’Dale Robinson and Scott Frost. | “Juicy odds” for championship
JUNE 4, 2019
Redshirt freshman safety CJ Smith has entered his name in the transfer portal.
There’s more legal trouble* for Maurice Washington as the running back is cited on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia. | Discuss
The selection of Kevin Warren as the next commissioner of the Big Ten Conference is now official. | Dodd commentary
Eric Crouch is among AP’s picks for the College Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2020.
HuskerOnline’s opponent previews conclude with Iowa, which has four NFL draft picks to replace.
JUNE 3, 2019
The Big Ten will introduce the successor to Commissioner Jim Delany at a press conference Tuesday, and Minnesota Vikings executive Kevin Warren is said to be the choice.
Darin Erstad has resigned after eight seasons as the Huskers’ baseball coach.* | Timeline | Commentary: Sipple, McKewon,* Shatel,* Babcock | Moos’ reaction: 1, 2 | Possible candidates | Discuss
Linebacker Mohamed Barry sees the return of Nebraska’s glory days as imminent.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Which game is bigger for the 2019 Huskers, Wisconsin or Iowa?
Three Huskers — Eric Crouch, Larry Jacobson and Zach Wiegert — are on the latest College Football Hall of Fame ballot. | HOF Huskers
To Bill Moos, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany was once “the villain.”
Summer movers: Will Honas, Miles Jones, Marquel Dismuke.
JUNE 2, 2019
week month in Husker history: Nebraska quarterback signee Carl Crawford opts for baseball.
JUNE 1, 2019
See how future Huskers fared in the Nebraska Shrine Bowl.
It’s a jump for walk-on linebacker Garrett Hustedt from Class B to Nebraska, but he believes he’s equipped to “rise to the top.”