March 2019 fresh links
MARCH 31, 2019
This week in Husker history: New coach Dana X. Bible arrives on campus amid much anticipation.
MARCH 30, 2019
The NCAA’s “Day in the Life” commercial doesn’t sit right with the Huskers’ Jaron Woodyard and Lamar Jackson.
MARCH 29, 2019
Tad Stryker says improved depth bodes well for the defensive line.
A 247Sports bowl projection has Nebraska facing LSU in the Citrus.
Former Husker Curt Tomasevicz gets a 2014 Olympics medal upgrade from bronze to silver to go along with his 2010 gold.
Travis Fisher sees an improved attitude in his defensive backs from a year ago.
MARCH 28, 2019
Barrett Ruud isn’t counting out Nebraska’s true freshmen when it comes to picking up the mental intricacies of the inside linebacker’s duties.
MARCH 27, 2019
MARCH 26, 2019
Greg Austin* figured he was the next Will Shields, but then an injury brought him back down to earth.
Returning experience on special teams* could be a major plus for the 2019 Huskers.
MARCH 25, 2019
Nebraska is No. 5 nationally in this ranking of QB-RB-WR combos.
MARCH 24, 2019
The staff is staying patient with Cam Jurgens’ transition to center.
Devine Ozigbo is set to meet with the Cleveland Browns for a second time.
This week in Husker history: Even a century or more ago, spring meant spring football practice.
MARCH 23, 2019
MARCH 22, 2019
MARCH 21, 2019
Here’s a football fix from the Athletic Department to get you through spring break.
The Lost Spring Games: In the 1920s, the player they called “Blue” delivered for the Reds.
MARCH 20, 2019
Luke Gifford is getting encouraging feedback from NFL teams as he strives to keep his football career going.
With Stanley Morgan gone, it’s a whole new ballgame for Nebraska’s wideouts.
The Lost Spring Games: The 1930s featured the first known admission charge for a Husker football spring game.
MARCH 19, 2019
Ryan Held expects his stable of running backs to have a “way better” season than last year, even without Devine Ozigbo.
Former Husker O-lineman Brent Qvale has re-signed with the New York Jets.
Nebraska is a 7.5-point underdog to Ohio State in a sportsbook’s list of 45 top games of 2019.
The Lost Spring Games: We begin our 28-season rundown with the 1940s, featuring the likes of Al Zikmund and the “jet-propelled” Cletus Fischer, plus the slim pickings of wartime.
To become better blockers, the Huskers are focusing on “plus-twos”* — driving their man back two yards or more.
MARCH 18, 2019
Position changes could play a key role in shaping the 2019 offensive line.
Former Husker Austin Rose pitches in with the flood-control efforts in Fremont.
Ameer Abdullah has signed a one-year deal that keeps him with the Minnesota Vikings.
Athlon looks at three possible graduate transfers who could help the 2019 Huskers.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Author Paul Koch concludes the series with the observation that love ultimately powered the Nebraska machine.
MARCH 17, 2019
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: The Nebraska system and what made it work.
This week in Husker history: Nebraska wins by 50-3 — and it’s baseball, not football.
MARCH 16, 2019
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: “The best games never seen” happened in the Huskers’ high-intensity practices.
MARCH 15, 2019
Adam Carriker would like to change the outcomes of several notable plays in Husker history, but this one* tops them all.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: The phrase “Champions are made when nobody’s watching” holds true for Boyd Epley’s Husker Power program.
MARCH 14, 2019
Tanner Farmer leaves a big hole to fill on the O-line and in the Huskers’ scoring efficiency.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Leadership started with the linemen on both sides of the ball and branched outward.
MARCH 13, 2019
Erik Chinander said after Wednesday’s practice that he likes what he’s seeing with the Huskers’ pass rush. Also, coach Jovan Dewitt talked about his battle with cancer. | Full coverage | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Improved speed and talent certainly helped the Huskers’ cause.
MARCH 12, 2019
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Dedication to one another and a devotion to the process were drivers of success.
MARCH 11, 2019
Does NU need beer money? The pros and cons are examined.
Adam Carriker discusses his favorite game* as a Husker fan — while skiing.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Goal setting at the start of each offseason set the tone.
MARCH 10, 2019
Kade Warner is among the wide receivers being counted on to produce at a high level.
Spring back to April 1906, when football was being saved and the Cornhuskers could have been called the Guinea Pigs.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Motivation came in all shapes, shades, sizes, modes and intensities.
This week in Husker history: A Russian-born former Husker lineman becomes the head football coach and athletic director at Marquette.
MARCH 9, 2019
It was a rarity when quarterback Curt Dukes did it in 2002, but enrolling early is now becoming commonplace, and Scott Frost understands the benefits.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: The Unity Council-induced metamorphosis was easier for some than others, but it shifted thoughts and actions.
MARCH 8, 2019
Collin Miller may have finally found a home at inside linebacker.
Adam Carriker says players have the opportunity find themselves* during spring drills — like he did.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: In-state players and walk-ons were the program’s backbone and soul.
MARCH 7, 2019
Hear the Husker Doc Talk discussion of spring football and expectations for the team and fans.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Games on the tube against top rivals made for true reality TV.
Nebraska’s Pro Day is Thursday, and several former Huskers will have a chance to impress NFL scouts.
MARCH 6, 2019
In a nonbinding student vote, the balloon release gets 51.9 percent support.
Here is some imagery from Wednesday’s practice, which had no media access.
The biggest question for the offensive line appears to be who will take over at center.
LSU has hired former Nebraska defensive coordinator Kevin Cosgrove as a defensive analyst.
Nebraska cracks the top 20 in Athlon’s pre-spring rankings.
Jordan Westerkamp* talks with Adam Carriker about what’s next for him, his favorite Husker memories, doing drills with the current team and more.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: A Nebraska tradition to live up to was an incentive, a compulsion, a spurring-on to great feats.
MARCH 5, 2019
Scott Frost says running back Maurice Washington will be a limited participant in spring drills as his legal proceedings play out. More from Tuesday’s spring press conference here. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule | Media guide
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: The fans had an impact on the gameday atmosphere, as well as in the hearts and minds of the players.
MARCH 4, 2019
A nonbinding student vote will take place Tuesday on whether the balloon-release tradition should stay or go.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Nebraska’s initial foray into digital technology contributed to the Huskers’ 1990s success.
MARCH 3, 2019
Husker signee Bryce Benhart caps an undefeated season in wrestling by winning the Minnesota Class 6A heavyweight championship.
New defensive line coach Tony Tuioti has had some quick catching up to do after being hired the week before spring drills begin.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Nutrition innovator Dave Ellis had a knack for matching healthy choices with man-sized appetites.
This week in Husker history: Kevin Steele joins Tom Osborne’s staff as linebackers coach.
MARCH 2, 2019
Scott Frost has done more than just talk the talk when it comes to mentoring.*
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: Psychologist Dr. Jack Stark performed his practice both en masse and one-on-one, and he was a key figure behind the player-led Unity Council.
MARCH 1, 2019
Tight end turned offensive lineman Jimmy Fritzsche is ready to dive into Nebraska’s development plan as he strives to get bigger and stronger.
Hail Varsity looks at the quarterback situations across the Big Ten West, including Alex Hornibrook’s early exit at Wisconsin.
Adam Carriker has some advice* for Adrian Martinez as the hype builds.
Anatomy of an Era, the Final Chapter: There was no avoiding the books with Keith Zimmer and Dennis Leblanc riding you nonstop.