In case you haven’t heard Clester Johnson’s son Keagan Johnson committed to Iowa. Nebraska and Iowa were the final two.
Two issues with that is that his dad played for Nebraska and Keagan goes to high school at Bellevue West.
So why pick Iowa?
Because Iowa is a better football program than Nebraska. That is undeniable. Iowa puts players into the NFL consistently and they win more than Nebraska. Nebraska has lost five straight to Iowa.
If this coming college football season doesn’t happen (though it currently sounds like they are going to do whatever they can to make it happen), then it would be a huge blow to Scott Frost’s program.
He would have to go into ANOTHER recruiting cycle trying to sell “what will be” while Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota gets to sell “what is already happening.”
Hopefully the season happens so Scott Frost won’t have to sell “what will be.” All he has to do is win. Should be easy right?
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Toni Kukoc talks about Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, 'The Last Dance' and the Chicago Bulls
A few days after the Bulls won their sixth championship, Phil Jackson organized a dinner for players, coaches, and their wives at a Chicago restaurant. Midway through, he gathered the players into a private area. They sat in a circle, drinks and cigars in hand. Each made one toast.
Ranking the top 74 sneakers in NBA history
Ranking the top sneakers from the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star to the many Air Jordans and everything in between.
Cal Ripken Jr. recalls how he used to deal with sign-stealers
"In a really harsh way, you tell the pitcher to put down a curveball, the guy on second tells the hitter that a curveball's coming, and then you throw a pitch [at the batter's head]," Ripken said on The Takeout podcast with CBS' Major Garrett. "And I'll tell you that you break the trust between that sign-stealing scheme that's going on with the hitter."
Behind the scenes of Clemson’s biggest recruiting weekend – The Athletic ($)
No expense is spared when hosting the nation's top recruits for official visits, from black car service to bacon-wrapped scallops.
Huskers Sign Missouri Grad Transfer Kayla Caffey | Hail Varsity
Coach John Cook has bolstered his roster with the addition of Missouri graduate transfer Kayla Caffey, who signed with Nebraska on Thursday.
Nebraska Recruiting: Big Decision Looms for College Football Recruiting | Hail Varsity
May 13 is an important date for college football recruiting.
The Division I Council Coordination Committee met Wednesday. They discussed several things related to relaxing recruiting rules during the dead period. We have a handy write-up to help make sense of it as several decisions were made to ease the burden on schools, prospects and their families. There was one major topic the committee could not reach a consensus on. We don’t know yet whether the current recruiting dead period will be extended through the end of June or not.
Husker Polling: Which underclassman DB carves out biggest role?
The mix of veterans and confident newcomers was one we hoped to see get put in the blender this spring when it came to the Nebraska secondary. Instead, the patient wait. Well, sort of patient.
In the meantime, here's a quick trip to our Husker Polling station with those guys in mind.
Where things left off with Jordon Riley
Riley arrived in Lincoln in January at 307 pounds, and by the time Nebraska lined up for its two spring practices in March, Riley was already pushing 330.
Kinchens lists a top five
Nebraska continues to find itself in battles for recruits out of the South Beach area of Florida, with the latest being defensive back Kamren Kinchens out of Miami Northwestern. The 247Sports Composite four-star safety included Nebraska in his recent top five.
“STICK TO SPORTS!” Nah.
Austin Powers Still Haunts the James Bond Franchise - The Ringer
Twenty-three years after the first movie in Mike Myers’s spy satire series, the effects of its sting are still visible in the seriousness and fear of camp throughout Daniel Craig’s 007 movies
Why Germany surrendered twice in World War II
Haunted by the ghosts of WWI and an uncertain Communist future, Allied forces decided to cover all their bases.
Ted From Scrubs
Sam Lloyd played one of my favorite characters on one of my favorite shows...Scrubs. Unfortunately, last week he died from a brain tumor. Of celebrity deaths there have only been a few that have affected me and Sam Lloyd is one of them.
The Best Things I Saw On The Internet This Week
This was probably one of the funniest things I’ve seen in a long time