June 2020 fresh links
JUNE 30, 2020
Scott Frost says a mindset change is needed regarding football and the coronavirus.
Athlon sees Rutgers as a trap game for the 2020 Huskers.
JUNE 29, 2020
Scott Frost says five football players and one staff member have tested positive for the coronavirus since April, but “we’re very sure, as sure as you can be, that those people didn’t spread it in the community.” | Careful protocol | Uphill battle for CFB | Shatel: Shorter season?
July will be crunch time when it comes to decisions about the 2020 football season, Bill Moos says.
JUNE 28, 2020
The month of July in Husker history: There’s bad blood between Minnesota and Nebraska in 1960 over quarterback Dennis Claridge’s last-minute switch to the Huskers.
JUNE 27, 2020
Bill Moos sees six wins as more doable this season than last.
Dicaprio Bootle enters the season among the nation’s leaders in forced incompletions.
JUNE 26, 2020
Boyd Epley says strength coach Zach Duval was dealt a less-than-ideal hand with facilities but has adjusted well.
Matt Lubick is ranked among college football’s top 20 assistant hires for 2020.
JUNE 25, 2020
The regular-season finale against Minnesota tops this power index of Husker home games for 2020.
JUNE 24, 2020
He’s 80 years old, but Monte Kiffin is in no rush to retire.
Athlon ranks the Big Ten coaches and has Scott Frost at No. 9.
Rob Zatechka discusses Nebraska’s student-athlete tradition and more in a National Football Foundation Q&A.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Who was Nebraska’s top offensive guard?
JUNE 23, 2020
Rutgers coach Greg Schiano sees former Husker Noah Vedral as an excellent fit in the Scarlet Knights’ offense.
Boyd Epley, the strength-and-conditioning pioneer who launched the Husker Power program in the 1960s, is retiring at the end of the month at age 73
JUNE 22, 2020
Iowa Western defensive back Darius Moore is joining the program this season as a walk-on.
Peer leadership looms large in Year 3 for Scott Frost.
The LJS breaks down what is known and what remains unanswered at each level of the Nebraska defense.
Former Husker Jeremiah Sirles talks with Adam Carriker about how Nebraska’s offensive line can improve, retiring from the NFL, playing for Bo Pelini and more.
JUNE 21, 2020
Matt Farniok’s move is just one of the potential personnel decisions faced by the coaching staff.
Scott Frost needs the recruiting class of 2019 to stay together and thrive together, Steven M. Sipple writes.
The LJS looks at some of Nebraska football’s father-son combinations over the years.
It will be an unusual July for the Huskers, but the two-week ramp-up to fall camp is welcomed by a program that missed most of spring drills.
JUNE 20, 2020
Former Husker assistant Marvin Sanders yearns to see the program return to national prominence and says what happened in 2003 “changed us forever.”
Sam McKewon pumps the brakes on optimism for a college football season this fall.
JUNE 19, 2020
JUNE 18, 2020
Central Michigan, the Huskers’ second opponent, has a few question marks after a surprising eight-win season in 2019.
Scott Frost says team culture is “where we want it” for the first time but can always get better.
JUNE 17, 2020
JUNE 16, 2020
Scott Frost says the Huskers understand the coronavirus risks and want to play. More from the coach’s Zoom session with reporters Tuesday: Farniok to right guard: 1, 2, 3 | The young QBs | Free thinking & speech | Analysis: Sipple, Callahan | Video
There are no Huskers on Athlon’s first- and second-team preseason All-Big Ten squads, but seven are third- or fourth-teamers.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Will more than half of FBS teams play this fall?
JUNE 15, 2020
Adam Carriker runs down five things the Huskers must do to compete for the Big Ten West title.
We’ve updated the HuskerMax logo. We like the new look and hope you do too. | Discuss
Husker247 ranks Nebraska’s 2020 opponents and sees few if any gimmes.
JUNE 14, 2020
Steven M. Sipple sees a possible road map for Luke McCaffrey to win the starting job at quarterback.
Nash Hutmacher chose football, but he has a big fan in Nebraska wrestling coach Mark Manning.
JUNE 13, 2020
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Mark Banker is candid as he reflects on his two seasons as Nebraska’s defensive coordinator: “I loved everything about being there except for the internal workings.”
The New York Giants’ Nick Gates is giving the center position a try for the first time.
JUNE 12, 2020
As his affinity for football has grown, so has the play of O-lineman Marcus Mbow, a prospect from Wisconsin who has Nebraska on his radar.
JUNE 11, 2020
Whoever Purdue’s quarterback might be, he’ll have a talented receiving corps led by Rondale Moore.
Steven M. Sipple mulls over possible scenarios in Iowa’s near future involving Bob Stoops or Jay Norvell.
Athlon previews the Huskers and ranks Nebraska 37th nationally.
From 10 years ago, a look at the events — some of them secret — that led to Nebraska’s jump to the Big Ten.
JUNE 10, 2020
Scott Frost says on Sports Nightly that voluntary workouts have been “fairly problem free” and that “the vast majority of the guys that we’re going to need to win are almost football ready right now.” | Audio
Husker commit Heinrich Haarberg is dedicated to gaining quarterback knowledge.
Athlon looks at the Huskers’ situation at wide receiver after JD Spielman’s departure.
JUNE 9, 2020
Commenting on a variety of topics, Scott Frost says JD Spielman’s departure was “pretty mutual” and “best for everyone.”
Will there be football? Husker Dan examines some scenarios.
If limits are placed on attendance this fall, who gets tickets and who doesn’t? The priority criteria are being sorted out.
Wide receiver Latrell Neville, a recent Virginia Tech decommit, is top target for the Huskers and Matt Lubick.
Monday Morning Quarterback: With JD Spielman gone, who’s the Huskers’ go-to receiver?
JUNE 8, 2020
The NCAA is working on a plan for six weeks of practice that would precede the football season.
A Purdue site previews the Huskers and sees a narrow Nebraska win in the season opener.
JUNE 6, 2020
Iowa has placed strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle on administrative leave after several former Hawkeyes spoke out about negative experiences they and other black players had under his supervision.
Henry Gray announces Florida International is his transfer destination.
JUNE 5, 2020
Bill Moos says the resumption of football workouts has gone exceptionally well thus far.
JUNE 4, 2020
If this is the year Nebraska’s tight ends finally have a big year, it could pay recruiting dividends.
See the Athletic Department’s rundown of Nebraska’s 28 national championships in all sports.
Dicaprio Bootle makes the 42-member watch list for the Lott IMPACT Trophy.
Street & Smith’s picks the Huskers for a second-place finish in the Big Ten West.
Recent good news about incoming freshmen bolsters the Huskers at wide receiver, but a big question mark remains.
College Football News previews the Huskers and puts Nebraska’s win total at 7.5.
JUNE 3, 2020
Nebraska is No. 9 in these Big Ten power rankings from 247Sports.
Kordell’s Kryptonite: A look back at the remarkable futility of “Slash” against the Cornhuskers.
JUNE 2, 2020
Brian Christopherson lists his top five Nebraska teams that didn’t win it all.
Husker coaches and players are using the platform they have to speak out against racism.
Monday Morning Quarterback: Which QB’s touchdown run was the best?
JUNE 1, 2020
Former Husker Jaivorio Burkes is remembered by his high school coach: “Everyone loved Jaivorio, because he loved everyone else.”
A pair of forgotten boots and a trip to Idaho led Australian punter Daniel Cerni to Nebraska.