June 2022 fresh links
JUNE 30, 2022
Dave Feit runs down how the additions to the conference will affect Nebraska in multiple sports.
Huge news in the Big Ten: USC and UCLA and perhaps others are in negotiations to join the conference as early as 2024. Media-rights riches are a motivator for all parties involved. | Commentary: Bender, Frank the Tank, Shatel,* Chatelain,* Souhan, Sipple | Discuss
JUNE 29, 2022
JUNE 28, 2022
JUNE 27, 2022
Who will rise to the top? It’s a crowded field of contenders at running back.
JUNE 26, 2022
There are new names and familiar ones as Sam McKewon analyzes the lineup of quarterbacks* the Huskers face in 2022.
A fourth site joins the player-countdown party.
A best-case scenario* for the 2022 Huskers has Nebraska capping a 9-3 regular season with a win over Iowa.
This week in Husker history: The planning stages of Memorial Stadium, and the untimely death of Wayne Meylan.
JUNE 25, 2022
Tad Stryker says the “pay the players” movement will hurt as many as it helps.
After some notable misses last cycle, Nebraska has momentum going with local recruiting.
JUNE 24, 2022
Will Randy Gregory be a disappointment with the Broncos?
Athlon Sports previews the Huskers and ranks them 53rd nationally.
JUNE 23, 2022
Bryce McGowens is headed to the Charlotte Hornets after being picked in the second round of the NBA draft. It’s the first time Huskers have been selected in consecutive years since the 1990s.
JUNE 22, 2022
Former Nebraska coach Mike Riley is named coach of the year in the USFL.
Cole Stukenholtz previews the Husker special teamers, who have much to improve upon from last season.
A negative turnover margin has contributed to Nebraska’s struggles in close games.
JUNE 21, 2022
Slaying the big bad Gophers. A society columnist at quarterback. A run for the Roses. A “Wild Horse” in the backfield. All that and more were part of the Huskers’ second decade in Memorial Stadium.
Looking for a new team, former Husker Ndamukong Suh says the Raiders would be a fun option.
Husker Mike previews Northwestern and sees a somewhat improved team that Nebraska must not overlook.
JUNE 20, 2022
Here’s what’s happening on the recruiting front after a weekend featuring seven official visitors.
Huskers coaching at a youth camp predict a big season* for Nebraska football this fall.
JUNE 19, 2022
Husker Dan takes stock of the retooled defensive line.
The OWH starts its countdown of top Husker players for 2022 with an admission that the portal additions increase the guesswork factor.*
Even though he’s a preseason magazine cover boy, Rahmir Johnson* knows he’s often overlooked when the competition at running back is discussed.
This week in Husker history: The three finalists to replace Bob Devaney as athletic director are announced, and Al Papik – the favorite of Devaney and Tom Osborne – is not among them.
JUNE 18, 2022
Here are some observations about Donovan Raiola and some of the players he instructed during Saturday’s Pipeline camp.*
JUNE 17, 2022
A ranking of Big Ten tight ends has Travis Vokolek at No. 3.
A 5-0 start for Nebraska is part of these 10 bold predictions for 2022.
JUNE 16, 2022
Nebraska is in danger of posting its worst finish* in the history of the Directors’ Cup.
JUNE 15, 2022
Bryan Applewhite’s Texas ties have been paying off in recruiting.
Safety Myles Farmer* is balancing leadership and competition as he strives to keep his starting role.
JUNE 14, 2022
Portal activity since the spring game has changed the picture of Nebraska’s defensive front.
Screenings of the Husker football documentary “Day by Day: The Rise” will take place every Friday now through the end of July at Granary Green in Ralston.
Take a journey back in time to the first 10 seasons at Memorial Stadium.
The wraps have come off the 2022 volleyball schedule.
Cole Stukenholtz’s position previews start with the quarterbacks.
JUNE 13, 2022
JUNE 12, 2022
Buffalo is where former Husker and Navy SEAL Damian Jackson will use his final season of eligibility.
Running back Ajay Allen has his sights set on making an impact as a freshman.
Here’s a scholarship breakdown of the Huskers by position.
Nebraska found immediate help for the defensive line via the portal, but now an addition or two through the more traditional avenues may be a top priority* in the 2023 recruiting cycle.
This week in Husker history: Tom Osborne is officially on board as a graduate assistant on Bob Devaney’s first staff at Nebraska.
Nebraska’ Sam Koch transformed punting* in the NFL, and his next chapter is letting him show others the way.
A best-case scenario* has Nebraska at 7-1 entering November.
JUNE 11, 2022
Northwestern’s many question marks* have Pat Fitzgerald facing one of his toughest coaching jobs yet, Sam McKewon writes.
JUNE 10, 2022
USA Today files a lawsuit seeking access to details about the performance metrics* in Scott Frost’s and Fred Hoiberg’s restructured contracts
Running back Anthony Grant, a Husker since enrolling in January, is recognized as the junior college male student-athlete of the year across all sports.
Chubba Purdy’s game against North Carolina State* offers glimpses of what the quarterback brings to Nebraska.
JUNE 9, 2022
Nebraska won “the battle of the familiar face” when it came to landing Ochaun Mathis.
There’s hope for a robust running game* this fall if the springtime chatter about the offensive line isn’t just empty talk, Steve Sipple writes.
JUNE 8, 2022
College Football News previews the Huskers and sees a seven-win regular season.
Adrian Martinez says his transfer to Kansas State was motivated in part by a desire to win.
More than a dozen players, including Ochaun Mathis and Casey Thompson, are included in a rundown of potential Husker NFL draftees in 2023.
Athlon has Nebraska penciled in for a fifth-place finish in the Big Ten West.
JUNE 7, 2022
Football’s Guy Chamberlin, baseball’s Shane Komine and volleyball’s Christina Houghtelling will be among the eight 2022 inductees in the Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame.
Mark Whipple reflects on decades of change in the world of recruiting: “We’re recruiting kids that can’t even drive cars now.”
Quarterback Casey Thompson’s daily schedule* reflects his desire to help right the Husker ship.
Husker Dan analyzes the offseason changes.
JUNE 6, 2022
Were you there when any of these records were set? Third in a series as Memorial Stadium enters its 100th season.
JUNE 5, 2022
This week in Husker history: The 1967 defense gets a third assistant coach as John Melton is assigned to the linebackers.
JUNE 4, 2022
Trev Alberts says he likes Scott Frost’s strategic thinking* in reshaping the Huskers’ roster.
JUNE 3, 2022
Nearly two dozen baseball Huskers are set for summer league play from coast to coast.
JUNE 2, 2022
Alabama transfer D-lineman Stephon Wynn plans to bring a championship mentality to Nebraska.
Mickey Joseph has top-rated receivers* giving Nebraska a serious look this weekend.
Former Husker football and basketball walk-on Garth Glissman has taken an unlikely path to an executive position in the NBA.
“Cows don’t have an off day”: Garret Nelson brings lessons from the farm to the field.
JUNE 1, 2022
National honors go to Husker softball’s Cam Ybarra and Courtney Wallace.
Quarterback commit William “Pop” Watson talks about his fit in Mark Whipple’s offense and his future with the Huskers in this video interview.
This weekend’s Friday Night Lights event kicks off four June football camps in Memorial Stadium that will be open to fans at no charge.