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A can't-miss conversation between World-Herald staff writers covering the week's top Husker football topics.

A can't-miss conversation between World-Herald staff writers covering the week's top Husker football topics.
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A can't-miss conversation between World-Herald staff writers covering the week's top Husker football topics.

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English


Episodes

Maurice Washington, Nebraska's struggles to run the ball and rush the passer - Oct. 23

10/23/2019
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Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland discuss the Maurice Washington news and his current standing with the Huskers. They also talk about Nebraska's struggles to run the ball and rush the passer. Plus, a discussion of NU getting back to culture and back to basics and Heady discusses Nebraska basketball and Yvan Ouedraogo.

Duration:01:16:05

Looking ahead to Ireland — and back at the debacle in Minnesota - Oct. 15

10/15/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland discuss this week's big announcement that the Huskers will head over to Ireland in 2021 to play Illinois. They also look back at the debacle in Minnesota and diagnose the struggles on offense, look at how to address the talent deficiency on defense and decide whether chemistry issues are partly to blame. They'll also cover some Big Ten storylines and a little Nebraska basketball as well. Thanks to show sponsor the Schwalbach...

Duration:01:03:03

Getting ready for Nebraska vs. Minnesota - Oct. 8

10/8/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland look ahead to Saturday's showdown between Nebraska and Minnesota, sharing their thoughts on the Huskers' chances to leave Minneapolis with a win. They also react to the latest recruiting news, dissect the continued offensive struggles and dive into the four-game redshirt rule and how Nebraska has strategized around it this season. There's also some Nebraska basketball talk coming out of Big Ten media days. Thanks to show...

Duration:01:28:46

What did we learn about Nebraska in the loss to Ohio State? - Oct. 1

10/1/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon and Evan Bland look back at Nebraska's loss to Ohio State and examine what it shows about where the football program is right now. They also discuss the fun of ESPN's "College GameDay," the new football facility, problems with the offense and reasonable expectations for the rest of the season. Thanks to show sponsor the Schwalbach Agency for their support.

Duration:01:23:41

What would success look like for Nebraska against Ohio State? - Sept. 24

9/24/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Evan Bland and Chris Heady look ahead to a huge weekend for the Huskers and discuss what success would look like for NU against Ohio State. They also break down Adrian Martinez's latest performance and the struggles of special teams while also looking at the recruiting impact this game could have for Nebraska. There's also some basketball talk as Fred Hoiberg's crew opens practice this week. Thanks to show sponsor the Schwalbach Agency for their...

Duration:01:26:36

Husker injury updates and revised Big Ten predictions for 2019 - Sept. 17

9/17/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Evan Bland and Chris Heady recap Nebraska's win over Northern Illinois and discuss the injury picture at offensive tackle and safety. Next they review the first quarter of the 2019 season and revisit Big Ten predictions, plus make picks for Week 4.

Duration:01:11:23

What the Huskers need to fix after a devastating loss to Colorado - Sept. 10

9/10/2019
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The guys discuss Nebraska's struggles against Colorado, if the Huskers should play more freshmen, if expectations are getting to NU and why Erik Chinander is not to blame for Saturday's loss.

Duration:01:09:01

How will QB Adrian Martinez and the Husker offense rebound vs. Colorado? - Sept. 3

9/3/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Evan Bland, Chris Heady and Tom Shatel discuss Nebraska's offensive struggles against South Alabama and how Adrian Martinez will rebound. Plus, a look back at Nebraska-Colorado memories and weekly picks.

Duration:01:10:27

Deep dive into Nebraska's depth chart; Husker turnover margin - Aug. 27

8/27/2019
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Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Dirk Chatelain discuss the Nebraska depth chart and Husker over/unders for 2019, along with their Big Ten champion picks, a South Alabama preview and more.

Duration:01:06:42

Reasonable expectations for the Huskers, featuring The World-Herald's Tom Shatel - Aug. 20

8/20/2019
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Sam McKewon, Chris Heady, Evan Bland and Tom Shatel discuss year two expectations for Nebraska football under Scott Frost, pick the outcomes of the final four games on Nebraska's schedule and more

Duration:01:28:11

Why Nebraska's Wan'Dale Robinson is different than former Husker Tyjon Lindsey - Aug. 13

8/13/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland discuss the Blackshirts' confidence, position versatility at offensive and defensive skill positions and why Wan'Dale Robinson is different than Tyjon Lindsey. They also break down the middle four games of Nebraska football's schedule. Plus, Heady talks about why going 4-0 in Italy matters for Nebraska basketball and Lincoln Pius X grad Charlie Easley's playing time.?

Duration:01:35:42

Maturity of the Blackshirts vs. uncertainty with Husker offense, Top 25 polls - Aug. 6

8/6/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland discuss the maturity of Nebraska's defense vs. uncertainty with offense, NU's struggle with turnover margin and if the Huskers deserve top 25 ranking. The trio also previews the first four games on Nebraska's schedule. Heady also gives an update on Husker hoops and the Italy trip.?

Duration:01:16:45

Nebraska football training camp preview - July 30

7/30/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland preview everything you need to know about Nebraska football's training camp, including young players to watch, position battles, special teams improvement, concerns on offense and defense and more. They also talk about EA Sports and the NCAA Football video game.

Duration:01:16:05

Fred Hoiberg's Nebraska basketball practices, Scott Frost's vision and more - July 23

7/23/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland talk about Nebraska basketball holding a pair of practices, including how a Fred Hoiberg practice is different than Tim Miles, the purpose of Hoiberg's "4-point line" and the potential of four Isaiah Roby's on NU's roster. They also recap Big Ten media days, Frost's vision for Husker football — and the Big Ten, plus Adrian Martinez's relationship with Frost and quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco.?

Duration:01:20:42

All eyes on Adrian Martinez, Scott Frost and Jim Harbaugh at Big Ten media days - July 16

7/16/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland start by discussing how all eyes will be on Adrian Martinez at Big Ten media days and the Scott Frost vibe in Chicago. They also talk about the heat on Michigan's Jim Harbaugh and a wide-open Big Ten West, plus the long-awaited return of the "eating chips" segment.?

Duration:00:58:33

Bold predictions for Husker football, Big Ten media day storylines and more - July 9

7/9/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland share their bold predictions for Nebraska football in 2019 and discuss Big Ten media day storylines. Plus, a recap of recent Husker recruiting news. Thanks to show sponsor the Schwalbach Agency for their support.

Duration:01:18:54

Will Bolt's fit at Nebraska, Friday Night Lights, Husker recruiting and more - June 25

6/25/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland start by talking about new Husker baseball coach Will Bolt's fit at Nebraska. They also debate if Michigan’s College World Series run will affect NU’s goals. Plus, a look at Isaiah Roby’s road ahead after getting drafted by the Dallas Mavericks, the quality of Friday Night Lights camps, Husker recruiting and commits and a brief look at Pixar movies. All that, and more, in the latest episode. Thanks to show sponsor the...

Duration:01:32:25

Darin Erstad's resignation, Big Red Blitz takeaways, Husker camp season and more - June 4

6/4/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland talk about Nebraska baseball coach Darin Erstad's resignation and reflect on the Erstad era at NU. They also discuss the baseball program's expectations moving forward. Plus, a look back at the Big Red Blitz, a discussion of the different fan expectations for Scott Frost and Fred Hoiberg and the start of Husker football camp season. All that, and more, in the latest episode. Thanks to show sponsor the Schwalbach Agency for...

Duration:01:14:36

Husker baseball on bubble; Hoiberg's roster turnover; Football position rankings - May 14

5/14/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland discuss the Nebraska baseball team's chances of making the NCAA tournament. They break down the roster turnover Fred Hoiberg has done since taking over Husker hoops. And they also talk some football, ranking the position groups for next season. All that, and more, in the latest episode. Thanks to show sponsor the Schwalbach Agency for their support.

Duration:01:32:37

Pick Six Podcast: Why Nebraska's NFL draft streak ended and why it'll start again next year - April 30

4/30/2019
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World-Herald staff writers Sam McKewon, Chris Heady and Evan Bland discuss why Nebraska's NFL draft streak ended and why it'll start again next year. Plus, a look at how line recruiting and development has fallen off over 15 years, affecting the the NFL draft. They also talk about the signing of point guard Cam Mack and how it changes Nebraska's potential starting five, plus why Chris thinks Isaiah Roby may be turning pro. Evan shares insight on Husker baseball and how they're hitting a lull...

Duration:01:21:52