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Will Nebraska Make a Bowl Game in Scott Frost's First Season?

By Athlon Sports, 1 week 5 days ago
There is a buzz surrounding the Nebraska football program coinciding with the return of Cornhusker legend Scott Frost as head coach. Frost led UCF to a perfect 13-0 record last season, including an impressive Peach Bowl victory over Auburn.   The expectations are high for Frost’s homecoming but what are realistic results for his debut campaign? Don't forger that Nebraska went 4-...

5 Nebraska Football Players Who Have Impressed Through Two Weeks of Spring Practice

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 2 weeks 2 days ago
We’re halfway through Nebraska football’s first spring practice of the Scott Frost era and suffice it to say that things are moving at a fevered pitch. The Huskers are reportedly getting the 100-120 repetitions in that were originally planned, no one’s sitting around during practice, and the staff is on track to truly figure out who will fit the mold for the upcoming season...

The Reason Why Nebraska Football’s Coaches Can Tackle Problems Themselves

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost and his staff have been a bit cheeky following recent post-practice interviews. Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander took a little shot at Bob Diaco for holding his microphone as opposed to having it clipped on when Diaco was in the same role. Frost himself shook off a question about hiring a consultant to assist in adjusting the Big Red’s tackling...

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2018 Football Schedule and Analysis

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 3 weeks 4 hours ago
So much hype is building around new Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Scott Frost and his high-octane offense moving to Lincoln from Orlando that some fans can’t help but guzzle the Kool-Aid. That’s understandable considering the drink did originate in Hastings, Neb., but the brakes should be pumped on Frost’s first-year success.   The scheduling gods were very unkind to...

Erik Chinander Aims to Bring Defensive Efficiency Back to Nebraska Football

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 3 weeks 2 days ago
A number of fans and pundits point to Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost’s hybrid Chip Kelly-style offense as a big reason UCF did so well during his short tenure. As a result, Erik Chinander’s work as defensive coordinator gets overlooked in some respects.   That’s somewhat easy to understand as your mind doesn’t necessarily go to the idea of quality defense...

Nebraska Football Could Afford a Kick-Start with Graduate Transfer Quarterback

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost isn’t interested in talking about any quarterbacks besides those on campus right now. He made that much clear following the Cornhuskers’ first practice back after spring break. However, he did mention that the idea of bringing in another signal-caller is a topic that may be revisited.   “We’re trying to get the guys here up...

5 Major Takeaways from Nebraska's Second Spring Practice

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 4 weeks 4 hours ago
Coming back from spring break, it’s hard to believe that Nebraska head coach Scott Frost thought he was going to see the best from his new charges, but that doesn’t mean he accepts anything less than maximum effort.   While it’s difficult to unpack quite a bit out of two whole practices — let alone one following a week-long layoff — there are still a few...

5 Big Ten Players Facing a Make-or-Break Spring

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 month 3 days ago
Spring football practice has begun across Big Ten country, and that’s usually a welcome sign. It’s a time of clean slates, the opportunity to climb the depth chart and, in some cases, keep a scholarship. Today, we look at a handful of players across the conference that have one more shot to stake their claim to the title of “program contributor.”   Jalin...

Way-Too-Early College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 5 days ago
Spring practice is underway across the nation, as all 130 college football teams are getting the first look at how their roster and program are shaping up for the 2018 season. 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...

Scott Frost's New Culture Syncing with Nebraska Football In Swift Fashion

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 month 1 week ago
Nebraska football’s new head coach stood behind a podium in front of the now all-too-familiar sight of a room crammed full of cameras and microphones on Wednesday and painted his vision for spring football in Lincoln. Shortly after, assistant coaches and players would make their voices heard. One thing is for certain: it hasn’t taken long for Scott Frost’s vision to take hold...