Nebraska has a history of producing bruising offensive linemen. But more Cornhusker defensive backs have been picked in the last 10 drafts than any other position with eight. And S Nathan Gerry could add to that total if he is tabbed in this year’s draft from April 27-29 in Philadelphia.
Anyone trying to forecast Nebraska's quarterback competition between Tanner Lee and Patrick O'Brien didn't glean much from the spring game Saturday. O'Brien played the first series with the No. 1 offense, but that was only because he won a coin flip in the locker room.
It was a chamber of commerce weather day in Lincoln for the spring game. And Mike Riley’s squad didn’t disappoint Husker zealots who turned out to get pumped up about the 2017 and what’s ahead.
Once again, Nebraska showed it knows what spring games are about. Prior to Saturday’s Red-White Game, the Huskers reunited a father, who had been deployed, with his family during the coin toss. To make it even cooler, the father was suited up as a Nebraska captain. Such a moment won’t surprise Nebraska fans. It was just four years ago that Nebraska made headlines by having then-7-year-old Jack Hoffman run for a long touchdown run. Watch the emotional reunion in the video above.
The Big Ten had five QBs drafted in 2016. When was the last time your school had a QB selected in the NFL Draft? Tom Dienhart takes a look.
It's a big weekend for spring football in the Big Ten, with five teams holding spring scrimmages starting Thursday with Indiana. Tom Dienhart lists what to look for from each team.
On Wednesday, the Big Ten held a teleconference with its 14 football coaches to talk about the spring season and to prepare for the fall. We posted the audio for each coach on the call here, so jump in and take a listen.
Year Three at Nebraska is dawning for Mike Riley. And change continues to be an operative word. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart sat down with the Nebraska coach leading up to the Huskers' annual spring game.
The NFL draft will take place from April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Who is the top prospect for each Big Ten school? I take a look, beginning with the Big Ten West.
One moment, Bob Diaco is congratulating one of his charges for a job well done with a fist-bump and slap on the back. The next, he is charging at a linebacker who slipped out of position on a drill. Chin to facemask, and loud enough to draw the attention of sideline observers, Diaco asks him why he messed up.