It’s been a long few months for Jake Appleget since his impressive in-person workout in June and subsequent scholarship offer from Nebraska.
Hausmann spent weeks and months waiting for the right answer to emerge, and eventually it did: Nebraska was the spot for him.
Husker head coach Scott Frost was generally low key as he discussed NU's class of 2021 for a little more than 20 minutes on Zoom.
A wild playoff win last week lifted Class D-1 No. 10 Weeping Water into a quarterfinal showdown at No. 4 Tri County on Friday night.
Nebraska was the first major college to offer Lardarius Webb Jr., a 5-foot-10, 170-pound cornerback, and he's committed to the Huskers.
Kilgore (Texas) College star Omar Manning is the top-rated junior-college wide receiver prospect in the nation.
Nebraska incoming freshman defensive lineman Ty Robinson enthusiastically recalls a fun night last month with the Huskers' entire coaching staff in his family's Arizona home. They watched NU volleyball, an NFL game, played ping-pong and ate clam chowder. Then it was time to get down to business.
You can't help but wonder if Nebraska head coach Scott Frost ever will have the level of walk-on and in-state talent that once helped propel the program to elite status. After all, the world has changed. The Huskers have faded from national relevance. What's more, many kids grow up nowadays wanting everything handed to them immediately. That's not the walk-on way.
The latest updates on Nebraska football recruiting.
The Nebraska football team arrived back in Lincoln about 6 p.m. Friday, fresh off a walk-off, season-ending loss at Iowa earlier in the afternoon. By Sunday afternoon, the Husker coaches will be gone again, headlong into a recruiting blitz.
"A lot of these kids don't know we're the fifth or sixth all-time winningest program in the history of college football," said Nebraska running backs coach Ryan Held. The Huskers currently stand No. 5 on the all-time wins list.
Touted two-way standout Darien Chase, of Vancouver, Washington, gave his verbal commitment to Nebraska on Thursday afternoon. The announcement came just days after Chase, who is expected to start his college career as a receiver, wrapped up his official visit to Lincoln.
While a uniform injury reporting policy is a noble notion, there are gaping holes that ultimately make such a creation a long shot, Steven M. Sipple writes.
Seven days and 30 degrees cooler, Nebraska put on its second Friday Night Lights event in front of more than 2,300 people at Memorial Stadium.
“At a place like Nebraska, you’ve got to be careful recruiting," Husker defensive coordinator Erik Chinander says. "There are a lot of guys who say, ‘Yes, I want to be a Husker.’ But you’ve got to be careful who you let say ‘yes.’ You better find out who a kid is."
Nebraska's not done looking for defensive back help, and the Huskers are a finalist for a two-year graduate transfer from Bowling Green.
Luke McCaffrey's played receiver, running back, corner, safety and returned kicks for Valor Christian in his first two seasons on varsity, but he's always been a quarterback at heart.
Scott Frost and his Nebraska football staff have been on a mad recruiting dash since his first hour as the head coach here.
A night game in October at Memorial Stadium typically produces a big crop of recruiting prospects.
If it was an uneven freshman year for Husker punter Caleb Lightbourn, Drew Brown can tell him to join the club.
Everyone else has been talking about Tommy's hamstring. Ryker's wrist. Zack Darlington the emergency man.