Current defensive coordinator Erik Chinander made $800,000 in 2021 and could earn a raise that would match or approach Whipple's salary.
It’s been a long few months for Jake Appleget since his impressive in-person workout in June and subsequent scholarship offer from Nebraska.
Though he is projected as a defender, Gage Stenger is hopeful for a shot to play QB. If not, "just however I can get on the field and help the team."
The latest news, notes and information regarding Nebraska football recruiting.
Nebraska coaches will spend a significant portion of the time between now and Dec. 15's early signing period on the road recruiting and hosting players on visits back in Lincoln.
Make no mistake, chemistry is strong among Nebraska's defensive staff members. "That means everything," Erik Chinander says.
Erik Chinander on the Badgers' run game: “It’s just body blow, body blow, body blow, and then they throw a knockout punch and break the big one on you."
It’s been a season of growth for the young pair who can be staples in the middle of the NU operation in 2022 and perhaps beyond.
"He doesn’t have those up-and-down moments that a lot of young guys do," said Barrett Ruud. "He’s really consistent."
Stenger worked out for Nebraska in June and impressed on the camp circuit. Then, he got rolling on a senior season that can't be ignored.
One criticism of Frost’s program seems to be fading into the woodwork. But, an important measure of how far it's come looms Saturday.
“He’s got excellent speed," Tom Osborne says of Adrian Martinez, who gets the seal of approval from a bona fide expert on the option scheme.
Listening to the Huskers' linebacker group discuss defense sounds like a business class. Whatever it is, it's working.
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander talks pressure, the Saturday night environment at Memorial Stadium and Michigan. Get your notes!
Nebraska didn't cash in big either time, but in the past two games it may have found something to continue trying this season.
No Huskers media availability on Wednesday, but Parker Gabriel has a full notebook, beginning with an Eteva Mauga-Clements update.
It’s a wrinkle rather than a staple, but one NU coach expects to keep using the option plays Adrian Martinez and Samori Toure found success with.
Can the York native give NU a four-man rotation at ILB? His coaches and teammates think so: “He’s just a sponge. He absorbs everything."
The competition features two familiar faces and a "new guy," and the race appears set to go down to the wire with game prep ramping up next week.
"I just felt like this is Scott's first team that the majority of the group has been recruited by him, knows what he wants, has bought into his approach and so on."
The redshirt freshman has dealt with injuries since his senior year of high school. He's healthy now. His coach wants him to stay that way.
The North Star product's strength is that he has no glaring weaknesses. It also helps that he’s faster to the ball than almost anyone on the defense.
The hardcore grind of August hasn't arrived yet. But the Huskers have some veteran defenders to help supply energy if needed. Find out who.
Monday's Two-Minute Drill focuses on Nick Henrich, and Barrett Ruud stressing the importance of the linebacker staying healthy.
Nebraska pushed through its fourth practice of preseason football camp Monday.