Credit to Meg for this tweet. I didn’t do a fact check but if it’s true then it appears that we should see an upgrade on the recruiting front with the hiring of Matt Lubick.
Just a small taste of KoolAid, Husker football fans. We're all thirsty.— Meg (@hotmesshusker) January 22, 2020
National Recruiter Rankings
Ryan Held: 40th
Troy Walters: 302nd
Matt Lubick: 83rd
Ryan Held: 50th
Troy Walters: 622nd
Matt Lubick: 34th
Some fan bases have been critical of Lubick’s recruiting and others have given glowing reviews. Which is it? We will find out.
Dawson happy to return after tough decision to leave Lincoln
Mike Dawson hasn't needed any extended introductions this week.
"Some guys will probably be more excited than others," Dawson joked Thursday about what players will think of him coming back to Lincoln. "I'm OK with that, though. It will be fun getting to work with these guys, getting a different spin on it and getting to be not only involved with stopping the run and the pass rush. But also doing some pass coverage stuff too for me will be great."
Scoring the Huskers: Linebackers | Hail Varsity
This was a series we ran last December and it seemed to be pretty well-received. So we decided to bring it back. Over the course of the next couple of weeks, we’re going to score Nebraska’s position groups on a 10-point scale based on where things stand right now.
Lethargic Start Comes Back to Haunt Huskers, Who Fall 76-68 to Purdue | Hail Varsity
Nebraska fought back Wednesday night against the Boilermakers, all but erasing what was once a 21-point deficit and taking a fourth-quarter lead. But a disappointing start ultimately proved too much to overcome in a 76-68 home loss.
Hot Reads: Things Could Get Interesting for Husker DBs this Spring | Hail Varsity
At first glance, Nebraska appears to be in good shape with three starters returning in the secondary but a look at returning production shows just how much the Huskers have to replace.
Why some NFL coaches, execs think Chiefs will blow out 49ers in Super Bowl 54
Super Bowl LIV will feature a stark contrast in styles.
The 49ers are known for their punishing defense, while the Kansas City Chiefs have earned their reputation as the NFL's most exciting offense. When the two square off in Miami on Feb. 2, chances are the team whose strength wins out ultimately will lift the Vince Lombardi trophy.
Robert Kraft moves past 'hope' in latest comment on Tom Brady's future
Robert Kraft has chosen a new verb.
TMZ Sports spotted the Patriots owner in New York on Tuesday and asked him if New England will re-sign quarterback Tom Brady in free agency.
The Call | By The Players' Tribune
A phone call 25 years in the making.
Forget the Hall of Fame Debate. Embrace the Hall of Eli Manning. - The Ringer
The Giants QB is retiring after 16 NFL seasons, and the debate over whether he belongs in Canton has already begun. But that misses the point of his legacy—and why his place in history won’t soon be forgotten.
Nothing wrong with giving an official a heads up on what’s coming so they know what to look for.— Sage Rosenfels (@SageRosenfels18) January 22, 2020
“STICK TO SPORTS!” Nah.
What it's like completing Phil Mickelson's 6-day fast of coffee and water
In this golf world, few similarities exist between Phil Mickelson and me. But fasting? That felt like a level playing field. If Phil can go without food for six days, why can’t I?
Schools Took Away Students’ Phones. Now They’re Treating Separation Anxiety - WSJ ($?)
Compromises include letting young people see their devices from afar or hold them in a locked pouch.
Father kills coyote with bare hands after it attacks his 2-year-old son | Us World News | wnem.com
A New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands Monday after it grabbed his 2-year-old son by his jacket hood and dragged him to the ground.
On Delonte West.— Tony Reali (@TonyReali) January 21, 2020
Mental health doesn’t discriminate. How we address it does. We all need to have a more realistic view of how we fall, so we can fall better. Because how we treat our most vulnerable is also a measure of who we are-and that can always be better. pic.twitter.com/lETnMJv6fa