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Husker Volleyball ranked No. 2 in preseason poll

Husker Volleyball ranked No. 2 in preseason poll

The Nebraska volleyball team is ranked No. 2 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll released on Wednesday. The Huskers received 20 of the 63 first-place votes. Stanford, which received 43 first-place votes, took the No. 1 ranking. Texas, Minnesota and Kentucky round out the top five. Other Big Ten teams in the top 10 include…Read more »

Huskers complete first fall practice in full pads, running back and quarterback battles wide open

Huskers complete first fall practice in full pads, running back and quarterback battles wide open

Offensive coordinator Troy Walters spoke for about nine minutes after Wednesday’s practice at the Hawks Championship Center. He used the phrase “day-by-day” multiple times in that span, as the team has adopted that motto during their practices leading up to the first game. “If we get better each day, then the sky’s the limit,” Walters said. “I…Read more »

Chinander sees new and improved secondary early in fall camp

Chinander sees new and improved secondary early in fall camp

Nebraska has completed less than a fifth of its fall practice regiment, but after only four practices, defensive coordinator Erik Chinander is seeing a transformation. “We look like a completely different unit on both sides, I think, than the spring,” Chinander said Monday. “It’s knowledge of the system, it’s knowing how coach (Scott) Frost wants them to…Read more »

Husker Volleyball adds three players to 2018 roster

Husker Volleyball adds three players to 2018 roster

Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced the addition of three student-athletes to the Husker volleyball roster Friday. Former Husker setter Brooke Smith will return to the program for her senior season, while junior setter Mari Kurkova and freshman defensive specialist/libero Chen Abramovich will also join the defending NCAA and Big Ten champion Huskers. Smith…Read more »

Spielman named finalist for Paul Hornung Award

Spielman named finalist for Paul Hornung Award

Nebraska wide receiver J.D. Spielman earned his second watch list recognition Thursday morning. He was named to the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse watch list. The Hornung Award is presented to the most versatile player in major college football. Spielman, who was named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list last week, showed his versatility during…Read more »

Nebraska tight end Jack Stoll named to Mackey Award watch list

Nebraska tight end Jack Stoll named to Mackey Award watch list

Nebraska tight end Jack Stoll received national recognition Friday.  The sophomore was put on the 2018 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List. The Mackey Award is presented to the most outstanding tight end in college football. Stoll, the Huskers’ lone returning letterwinner at tight end, is in position to have an increased role in the…Read more »