Nebraska's spring season concludes Saturday with the Red-White game in Memorial Stadium. Catch up on everything with our complete collection of all the news, features and analysis from spring practices.
Even if it’s just a scrimmage. Even if it’s just spring. Even if 40,000 fans isn’t 80,000. Saturday’s spring game still feels like a step toward what Husker football has long been: A tie that binds.
- From staff reports
The Huskers announced the rosters for Saturday's Red-White spring game, which kicks off at 1 p.m.
- Jake Anderson
Heading down to Lincoln on Saturday? Nebraska's annual spring game kicks off at 1 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. Here’s what you need to know to get ready for the game.
Scott Frost said he’s all for getting as many recruits as possible to Lincoln even if he isn’t allowed to interact with them. Here’s a look at nine prospects who will be attending the Huskers' spring game.
Nebraska’s spring game Saturday won’t be the first time Reese Mooney visits Memorial Stadium. The three-star QB attended an NU-Wisconsin game when he was 7 with his father, who is a “diehard Husker fan.”
- From staff reports
Sam McKewon, Evan Bland and Abby Barmore preview the annual Husker football spring game and a big home series for Nebraska baseball. They also look at the NFL draft and discuss what Huskers could be selected.
Ryan Held sees a lot of potential among Nebraska's running backs, but they lack experience and struggled to stay healthy this spring. So he says it may take a Rocky-style montage to get them going.
In an interview with The World-Herald, Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos was bullish about his prediction of Husker football having an eight or nine-win season.
- Adam Carriker
On a new Carriker Chronicles, Adam reacts to the recent comments from Husker Athletic Director Bill Moos about his expectations for the upcoming Nebraska football season.
In every Nebraska spring game there are players who impress, though that's not always a sign of bigger things to come in the fall. But, as Sam McKewon explains, sometimes that is the case.
Scott Frost gave the impression Wednesday that adding another quarterback through the transfer portal will not be among Nebraska's top priorities for the rest of this offseason.
Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos calls the Huskers' schedule "the hardest in the country," but he still sees eight or nine wins as a "realistic expectation" in 2021.
- Tom Shatel
Husker spring games by definition are just a practice and don't usually hold a lot of meaning. But this year’s spring game might mean more than all others put together, writes Tom Shatel.
If you’re looking for something to watch at Saturday’s spring game, watch Greg Austin’s offensive line. So much of the leap Nebraska’s offense has to take could be done on the backs of his big boys.
- Peter Holland Jr. Kearney Hub
Heinrich Haarberg, a Kearney Catholic grad, is ready for his debut as a Husker quarterback in Memorial Stadium during Saturday's spring game. "That’s my field, and that’s where I play now."
- Adam Carriker
It's almost time for the Husker spring game, and in a new episode of the Carriker Chronicles, Adam identifies the one thing he wants to see (and hear) in Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
Nebraska expects its defense to be a strength this season, and that starts with defensive coordinator Erik Chinander. What makes the bond with his players so strong? "I love ‘em dearly."
Connor Culp hasn't seen Memorial Stadium in full force yet. But the opportunity to kick in front of fans is one big reason why the reigning Big Ten kicker of the year returned for another season.
Teammates and coaches agree that Matt Sichterman is Nebraska's smartest offensive lineman. Now entering his fifth season as a Husker, he's working toward becoming a starter too.
Pheldarius Payne says he played "like a robot" last year in his first season with the Huskers. But now he's coming to life, and the outside linebacker has high expectations for 2021.
Chris Kolarevic is new to Nebraska, but he isn't new to football. And the Huskers are benefiting this spring from the leadership and energy this transfer linebacker has brought to the defense.
Adrian Martinez is the clear starter, but Nebraska’s backup matters in 2021. Will the Huskers look for another quarterback in the transfer portal or rely on the ones they already have?
Myles Farmer and Quinton Newsome are both from Georgia and they quickly bonded as teammates at Nebraska. Now they're showing why they may be the future of the Husker secondary.
Samori Touré had a few items on his wish list as he transferred from Montana. And a few weeks into his first spring at Nebraska, the accomplished receiver has found the Huskers have everything he wanted.
Nebraska's players and coaches have had a lot of positive things to say about the offense this spring, but they don't want the "hype train" to leave the station.
It appears that only two of Nebraska’s six scholarship running backs — Gabe Ervin and Marvin Scott — were suited up in practice Wednesday. But coaches have had effusive praise for Ervin.
There’s a sense of urgency among Nebraska's assistants, and even a desire to protect and support Scott Frost, the boss who receives more support — and more criticism — than previous coaches have.
For Nebraska, Deontai Williams' and Marquel Dismuke’s sacrifices show how dedicated they are and how much they believe in the Huskers' potential. Now, the younger players look to them for guidance and answers.
The Huskers return every key defensive linemen from last season, but even with all that experience, the group feels they have a lot to prove. "We’ve got a chip on our shoulder."
Turner Corcoran and Bryce Benhart were highly touted recruits and got game experience as freshmen. Now the presumptive starters at offensive tackle for the Huskers are eager to embrace bigger roles.
Adrian Martinez enters his fourth season as the Huskers' clear starting quarterback, but he and his position coach know he must cut down on the turnovers. "Just gotta take care of the damn football.”
Where Nebraska had once intended to use pure speed to put defenses in a bind, it’ll now use a blend with an emphasis on size and, more specifically, tight ends.
Travis Fisher knows what the Huskers have in their veteran defensive backs, but Nebraska also has young players who are pushing the older ones to earn time on the field.
Mike Dawson’s first job was to learn how to be a long snapper so he could coach college kids how to do it. Now, he's the latest NU assistant responsible for fixing the Huskers' woeful special teams.
- Tom Shatel
Scott Frost gave a news conference the other day to preview spring practice. And it was what you didn’t hear that was the headline, writes Tom Shatel.
By combining some of the most experienced offensive players and highly anticipated recruits, Nebraska's tight ends are becoming one of the key pieces of the Huskers' offense.
The next month will be a breath of fresh air for coaches eager to work with their fresher talent.
For the first time since Scott Frost returned to Lincoln, he put the Huskers through the "old-school" testing program Boyd Epley developed to measure their strength and conditioning improvements.