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Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Following consecutive 4-8 seasons, Scott Frost is prepped to see a major rebound in year two at the helm of the Nebraska football program. This coming season offers a far friendlier slate than the previous year with the potential to start strong and make major noise. A Big Ten West title is an extremely attainable goal as the division finds itself in one of the biggest states of flux in its...

Nebraska Football: 5 Storylines for the Second Half of Spring Football

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 3 weeks 2 days ago
With spring break over, the Nebraska Cornhuskers return to the practice field hoping to cement answers to some questions while hopefully starting to get resolution on others. Offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach Troy Walters expressed pleasure at the crispness of the first practice back after time off and is eager to sort out roles for some players while encouraging leadership abilities...

Nebraska Football: 3 Potential Graduate Transfers That Could Round Out Cornhuskers' Roster

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 month 2 days ago
While the NFL free agency period also has produced a few jaw-dropping trades, we've seen some of college football’s biggest names find new homes as well. The graduate transfer market brings about the opportunity for a fresh start and every team can use some help plugging holes, solidifying depth or both. Nebraska kept some scholarships in their back pocket following February's...

Nebraska Football: Why Tanner Farmer is the Biggest Hole for the Cornhuskers' Offense to Fill

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 month 6 days ago
It may seem blasphemous to suggest that Devine Ozigbo or Stanley Morgan Jr. aren’t the obvious choices to hold the mantle of Nebraska's 2018 offensive MVP. How can you possibly deny the first 1,000-yard running back in four years or the first 1,000-yard receiver in school history that honor, right? This is where we get into the value of offensive linemen.   Big Red fans are...

Nebraska Football: What One Week of Spring Football Has Taught Us

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 month 1 week ago
Year One for Scott Forst back in Lincoln can be best be described as a whirlwind, as he went from simultaneously coaching UCF to a 2018 Peach Bowl win over Auburn straight into recruiting for Nebraska. Growing pains followed for him and the Cornhuskers, but the important takeaway from last season is that his culture has taken root within the program and, in his words, guys know where to go....

Ranking the Big Ten College Football Coaching Jobs

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
Perhaps no league in college football is as top-heavy as the Big Ten. The conference is home to three of the elite programs in college football in Ohio State, Michigan and Penn State, but you can make a strong argument that middle and lower tiers of the league lag behind several of other Power 5 leagues.    Ranking the jobs for every FBS conference is no easy task. After all, the...

College Football Rankings: 2019 Pre-Spring Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With signing day in the books, and rosters largely set for the 2019 season, spring practice is now the focus for all 130 college football teams. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130 teams could rank when the official Athlon Sports magazine predictions are released later this summer....

Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers' Spring Preview

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Following an unceremonious end to Nebraska's first year under Scott Frost, the Cornhuskers immediately got to work with their winter strength and conditioning program. Now, it’s time to see what those gains translate to once the team comes together and operates as a functional unit.   The foundation was set for a step in the right direction during the 2018 season and spring...

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2019 Spring Practice Positional Preview: Defensive Backs

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 month 2 weeks ago
It's rather telling just how far the Nebraska secondary has come in only one year's time under Scott Frost. During a recent radio appearance, Frost commented on how much the defensive back culture has changed. "[The strength coaches talked] about their least favorite group to work with last year [and that] might have been the DBs," Frost said. "They say this year that...

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2019 Spring Practice Positional Preview: Linebackers

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander's linebackers, much like their lineman counterparts, are growing into their roles on the Cornhuskers' still-evolving defense. Nebraska is currently in the middle of a developmental period defensively, especially their front seven in Chinander’s 3-4 alignment. That said, depth is being set in place, size is becoming less of an issue, and...
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