March 2022 fresh links
MARCH 31, 2022
Here’s more from Wednesday’s practice about the offensive line’s new attitude and the tight ends’ elevated role.*
William Prince from Southern Miss has joined the Husker football staff as director of player development.*
Enter the Californians for Nebraska drawing for Oklahoma game tickets and lodging. Proceeds benefit the CFN Scholarship Fund.
Nebraska’s media rights deal with JMI Sports has fallen through.
One of the most uneventful position battles of the spring has been at quarterback, Sean Callahan writes. | Whipple’s scheme impresses
MARCH 30, 2022
Nebraska will get a spring game visit from Ochaun Mathis, an edge rusher in the transfer portal from TCU.
There were updates from the offense as Mark Whipple and Sean Beckton took reporters’ questions after Wednesday’s practice. Go here for all the coverage, photos and video. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule
MARCH 29, 2022
Clutch hitting goes AWOL for Husker baseball in a 3-2 loss to Creighton.
Transfer punter Brian Buschini has been working through kinks* in his technique.
Mark Whipple’s son Austin has joined the Nebraska staff as a quality-control* assistant.
Men’s and women’s basketball are getting key veterans back in 2022-23 as Derrick Walker and Sam Haiby will return as super seniors.
Safety Myles Farmer is focused on both winning a starting job and taking on a greater leadership role* in the defensive secondary. | Braxton Clark steps up: 1,* 2
MARCH 28, 2022
Husker Dan: All Betts are off.
Former Husker receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. is staying with the Bengals under a new two-year contract.
Saturday’s scrimmage showed that the Huskers’ tackling needs more work, Eric Chinander said after Monday’s practice. Go here for all the coverage and video. | Updates & discussion
Nebraska has the Big Ten’s second-highest number of starters to replace in 2022.
MARCH 27, 2022
Nebraska’s weekend series loss to Michigan underscored how erratic fielding has hurt Husker baseball in 2022.
Sam McKewon sees Brody Belt’s ascent as an object lesson* in a crucial year for Scott Frost. | Marik: Thin at TE* | Callahan’s rundown
Here’s are some brief video clips from Saturday’s scrimmage.
Here’s a look inside the numbers of Nebraska’s new multimedia rights deal.
Husker Doc Talk: Fair and unfair vs. right and wrong.
This week in Husker history: The search begins for a successor to Bob Devaney as athletic director.
MARCH 26, 2022
The head coach is now the student* at times as Scott Frost and Mark Whipple mesh their offensive schemes.
Coach Donovan Raiola’s* way of doing things is being welcomed by Nouredin Nouili* and others on the offensive line.*
MARCH 25, 2022
Transfer punter Brian Buschini says it will be important to handle the increased pressure* that comes with playing at the FBS level.
A couple of videos: Action from Thursday’s practice and tight ends coach Sean Beckton mic’d up.
Former Husker fullback Andy Janovich has signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans.
Early exits* by wide receivers have been a detrimental trend in the Scott Frost era, Greg Smith writes.
MARCH 24, 2022
Trev Alberts talks on the radio about the NCAA investigation,* the stadium survey,* the new replacement and more.
Scott Frost says wide receiver Zavier Betts is not a member of the team, but there’s no word as to why. Go here for much more from Thursday’s practice. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule
Post-practice sessions with the quarterbacks are helping the receivers reach their potential.*
Stuart Lantz, Husker hoops star in the 1960s, has enjoyed an unexpected career in TV broadcasting.
This week’s Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday practice schedule helped the team ease back into the flow.
MARCH 23, 2022
Receiver Alante Brown* is dedicating his offseason improvement to his late grandmother.
Quarterback Casey Thompson isn’t afraid to be vocal with the receivers. | The 1980s connection
MARCH 22, 2022
Tad Stryker reports on the early-season struggles of Husker baseball.
Former Huskers believe they improved their NFL stock with Tuesday’s performances at pro day* in Lincoln. | Photos | Updates & discussion
Tuesday’s practice featured outdoors work in lousy weather for the punters and kickers. Go here for all the post-practice coverage. | Updates & discussion
A HuskerOnline survey finds Nebraska solidly remains local high school football players’ favorite program.
Former Husker Adam Carriker is undergoing a heart procedure today.
Sean Beckton’s continued presence on the staff had a lot to do with tight end Travis Vokolek’s decision to stay.*
MARCH 21, 2022
Virginia Tech is the transfer destination of former Husker Pheldarius Payne.*
Win a 1973 Corvette from the Team Jack Foundation.
Husker Dan discusses the pros and cons of the game in Ireland.
As expected, Husker freshman Bryce McGowens has decided to enter the NBA draft.
It’s back to work this week as spring drills resume* Tuesday for Husker football. | Spring schedule
MARCH 20, 2022
Husker baseball gets humiliated at Haymarket as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi takes the series in a 21-4 romp, Nebraska’s worst home loss in 30 years.
Scottsbluff O-lineman Brock Knutson* has a growing list of offers, but he’s still waiting for one from Nebraska.
This week in Husker history: A former Cornhusker player moves up in the coaching ranks on his way to the College Football Hall of Fame.
The Huskers finish fifth at the NCAA Wrestling Championships and have a national runner-up in sophomore Ridge Lovett.
MARCH 19, 2022
He’s always had the motor, and now the nuances of leadership* are there for Garrett Nelson.
Erik Chinander and other Husker coaches have learned to navigate the two-way street of the transfer portal.*
MARCH 18, 2022
Former Husker running back Ameer Abdullah has signed with the Raiders, and Luke Gifford is staying with the Cowboys.
The Husker women’s season ends with a 68-55 loss to Gonzaga in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Doc Sadler is leaving the men’s basketball program along with Matt Abdelmassih.
MARCH 17, 2022
Former Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco has joined Mike Riley’s staff with the New Jersey Generals of the USFL.
Get to know Husker signees Malcolm Hartzog and Emmett Johnson.
MARCH 16, 2022
The six-figure opportunities of Casey Thompson illustrate how the NIL environment looms large* for Nebraska in the quest to attract top talent.
Nebraska baseball rallies from three runs behind in the final two innings to complete a sweep of New Mexico State.
Husker target Malachi Coleman from Lincoln East* has been invited to the prestigious All-American Bowl next January in San Antonio.
MARCH 15, 2022
Walk-on defensive back AJ Collins has entered the transfer portal.
Legendary Nebraska sprinter Charlie Greene, a six-time national champion and two-time Olympic medalist, has died at age 76.
Teams with some similar struggles* will square off when Nebraska and Indiana meet on Oct. 1.
Check out this reel of highlights from the practices thus far, plus coach Mike Dawson mic’d up.
Randy Gregory is reportedly moving to the Denver Broncos, and Maliek Collins has re-signed with the Houston Texans.*
Husker Dan: Email bag and podcast with Johnny Rodgers
MARCH 14, 2022
Chris Kolarevic’s position switch* shakes up the picture for the Huskers’ nickels and inside linebackers.
It’s a series split as the bats of Matt Anderson and Griffin Everitt deliver for Nebraska in the bottom of the ninth for a 6-5 win over UNO in the Huskers’ home opener.*
MARCH 13, 2022
Scott Frost’s recent comments about the offensive line have Rob Zatechka’s attention. More commentary: Sipple on Thompson* | Marik on Smothers* | Callahan’s rundown | McKewon on new staffers*
The Nebraska women get a No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will play Gonzaga on Friday in Louisville, Ky.
It’s a new regimen for the O-line, the wide receivers* and the quarterbacks.*
This week in Husker history: Bob Devaney begins double duty as football coach and athletic director.
MARCH 12, 2022
The revamping of Nebraska’s passing attack appears to be on track* but still has a ways to go.
MARCH 11, 2022
Check out this video from Friday’s scrimmage.
The route to more playing time on regular downs often runs through special teams work.* | Expectations for TEs and WRs*
MARCH 10, 2022
Logan Smothers’ loyalty* gets a thumbs-up from Steven M. Sipple.
Athlon has three reasons to be optimistic about the 2022 Huskers.
MARCH 9, 2022
The Nebraska men blow a 15-point lead in the second half and lose to Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament, 71-69.
Errors cost the Huskers in a 6-4 baseball loss at Kansas State.
The quarterbacks were the center of attention after Wednesday morning’s practice, but there was also praise from Scott Frost for the offensive line. Go here for coverage and video. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule
HuskerOnline looks at both sides of the debate over alcohol sales at Memorial Stadium.
MARCH 8, 2022
Former Nebraska quarterback Steve Taylor talks with Adam Carriker about an effort that’s underway to build unity among all generations of former Huskers.
The fans have spoken on alcohol sales, why they stay home* and more. See the results of the Athletic Department’s survey on Memorial Stadium enhancements. | Discuss
Weather has forced some changes to this week’s Nebraska baseball schedule.
MARCH 7, 2022
Husker Dan looks at the late-season run by men’s hoops and interviews David Max about the history of HuskerMax.
Chris Kolarevic has joined the competition to fill JoJo Domann’s role at nickel. Go here for much more from Monday’s practice. | Updates & discussion | Spring schedule
The contract for Nebraska Athletics’ multimedia rights will land with San Diego-based JMI Sports. | Discuss
Nebraska is No. 9 in Athlon’s Big Ten football power rankings.
MARCH 6, 2022
An improved lavel of maturity* could be a boost for wide receiver Zavier Betts, Steven M. Sipple writes. | McKewon on the defense* | Callahan’s rundown
Cam Taylor-Britt flashes some speed with a 4.38-second time in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. | Husker tracker
Nebrasketball pulls off a colossal upset in Madison, overcoming a 10-point deficit in the second half for a 74-73 win over No. 10 Wisconsin. | Discuss
It’s a spring of opportunity for outside linebackers* Blaise Gunnerson and Jimari Butler. | Reloading in secondary*
This week in Husker history: Coach Bill Glassford expects all players to work on both offense and defense as spring drills of 1952 begin.
MARCH 5, 2022
Iowa’s Caitlin Clark scores 41 points and the Hawkeyes dominate the second half to hand the Husker women an 83-66 defeat in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
A family connection leads to a Lincoln visit and Nebraska offer for linebacker Mateaki Helu from Utah.
The revamping of the offensive staff comes with communication challenges.*
MARCH 4, 2022
The Husker women upset Michigan 76-73 in a back-and-forth, rough-and-tumble affair to advance to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals against Iowa.
Travis Fisher takes the act of revamping the Husker secondary* as a personal challenge.* | New leaders on offense* | Garrett Nelson’s optimism
A beefed-up Cam Jurgens* shows his athleticism at the NFL Scouting Combine. | Cam-vs.-Suh video | Husker tracker
Nebraska-Oklahoma is No. 4 on Athlon’s list of top nonconference games in the Big Ten this fall.
Here are names to know for this weekend’s junior day in Lincoln.
MARCH 3, 2022
Jaz Shelley and the Husker women set records for three-point scoring as Nebraska dominates Illinois, 92-74, in the Big Ten Tournament.
Austin Allen makes a strong showing* in drill work at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Thomas Fidone’s return from injury* late last season is paying dividends this spring, says tight ends coach Sean Beckton. | More on the TE’s*
Check out this video of running backs coach Bryan Applewhite mic’d up. | High expectations | New competition for Rahmir
Adam Carriker looks at the new puzzle pieces for the offense and gives three keys for putting it all together before the season starts.
Bill Busch is using multiple methods to instill the right mindset* for special-teams play.
MARCH 2, 2022
Receiver and special-teams regular Alante Brown is impressing multiple coaches with his work ethic and leadership. | Manning in the slot*
Donovan Raiola is holding the offensive line to a standard he knows well,* thanks to brother Domonic.
It’s a big week for the four former Huskers headed to the NFL Scouting Combine* in Indianapolis.
MARCH 1, 2022
The Husker men upset No. 23 Ohio State on the road, 78-70, and Bryce McGowens again leads the way with 26 points.
Brian Christopherson sees plenty of passion in assistant coaches Bryan Applewhite and Bill Busch. More follow-up from yesterday’s presser: Ruud’s veteran crew, Dawson’s new role
The spring game will have a 1 p.m. start and a BTN telecast.
Jaz Shelley and Alexis Markowski earn second-team All-Big Ten honors in women’s basketball, and Markowski is named freshman of the year.