Did the Scott Frost quote about Adrian Martinez require a stand alone article? Maybe. Probably. Did we do it? Nope.
This is why I didn’t write it. We ask. I mean, we beg for truth. We beg for insight about the football program. Then when we get it we......
Well. We react.
This is why we don’t have nice things.
Interesting quote from Scott Frost on Adrian Martinez. https://t.co/Q3xRCXYWcc pic.twitter.com/hvsO9nC9Oc— Christopher Heady (@heady_chris) June 30, 2020
There are so many angles to take this.
Frost has been extremely defensive of his quarterback from day one and has spread blame around and has largely protected Martinez. I understand it. I get it.
I’m not so interested in last year and whether Martinez actually was complacent in his preparation. What I am interested in however is if Luke McCaffrey’s emergence is the reason why he feels like he can say the above sentence.
If it is then I think Nebraska fans should be extremely happy.
I’m reading too much into it aren’t I.
Glad That I Live Here
You know all of your friends who left the Midwest because “there’s nothing to do here?” Who’s laughing now!
Coronavirus by U.S. region 91-Divoc pic.twitter.com/PVyDGzfW1u— Marshall Shepherd (@DrShepherd2013) July 2, 2020
No, COVID-19 is not a laughing matter but I thought this was interesting nonetheless.
This Blew My Mind
Is this real?
This where the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean meet but don't mix pic.twitter.com/Ksocxs68oU— Physics & Astronomy Zone (@ZONEPHYSlCS) July 1, 2020
The Menu: One hungry sportswriter’s journey through America – The Athletic ($)
Andy Staples provides the gazetteer and you the growling stomach as he presents a guide to the best places he's ever eaten.
10 Husker football players make B1G Distinguished Scholar List
A program record 10 Nebraska football student-athletes were named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars when the conference announced its annual honors on Wednesday, July 1. The 10 football players were among an overall record 100 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars across all of Nebraska's athletic programs in 2019-20.
Tom's Time: Huskers Get Closer to Tommie's Time | Hail Varsity
In the three Saturdays following its victory against Arizona State in late September of 1992, Nebraska played only once, against Oklahoma State at Memorial Stadium.
Padding the Stats: Emoni Bates, NIL & the Future of College Basketball | Hail Varsity
The top-ranked basketball player in the class of 2022 made his college commitment this week. If you’re not aware of Emoni Bates, take a few minutes to educate yourself. He’s a 6-foot-9 wing from Ypsilanti, Michigan who averaged over 30 points this season and became the first sophomore to win Gatorade National Player go the Year.
Buy or Sell: 2020 Iowa Hawkeye Football | Hail Varsity
In the coming weeks, Brandon Vogel and Derek Peterson are running through Big Ten programs for a “Buy or Sell” kind of opponent preview. We’ll keep the list here for those just jumping in and want to recap:
Nebraska Recruiting: Could Neville Provide Fireworks for Huskers? | Hail Varsity
After landing six commitments in the last two months, could the Huskers start July off with a bang? The coaching staff and Nebraska fans certainly hope so. Latrell Neville, a 4-star (HV Rating: 91.7) wide receiver from Texas, is set to make his college announcement on July 4. Neville was committed to Virginia Tech but backed off the pledge on June 6.
Ranking the Big Ten: Kicker
We continue our annual Ranking the Big Ten series today with a look at the league's top returning players at kicker.
“STICK TO SPORTS!” Nah
Police in England puzzled at ‘bizarre’ reports of 50 people with suitcases near reservoir
Police have been puzzled by a “bizarre” call-out to a waterside beauty spot that ended in mystery.
Officers received reports that about 50 people were walking towards a reservoir in West Sussex, carrying suitcases.
See the Face of a Man Whose Skull Was Mounted on a Stake 8,000 Years Ago | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine
A forensic artist used 3-D scans of the hunter-gatherer’s cranium to envision what he may have looked like in life
Doctors Call For Reopening Schools Despite Coronavirus Crisis : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR
The nation's pediatricians have come out with a strong statement in favor of bringing children back to the classroom this fall wherever and whenever they can do so safely. The American Academy of Pediatrics' guidance "strongly advocates that all policy considerations for the coming school year should start with a goal of having students physically present in school."
The guidance says "schools are fundamental to child and adolescent development and well-being."
The AAP cites "mounting evidence" that transmission of the coronavirus by young children is uncommon, partly because they are less likely to contract it in the first place.
COVID-19 Herd Immunity Is Much Closer Than Antibody Tests Suggest, Say 2 New Studies – Reason.com
If the findings are true, that's really great news.
The Best Things I Saw On The Internet This Week
June 27, 2020
Just in case you haven’t seen a bird flying around with a shark that it just plucked out of the ocean... pic.twitter.com/ILKqd9wrFG— Rex Chapman (@RexChapman) July 2, 2020