Frost covered a lot of ground with reporters after NU’s seventh spring practice Monday. Here are some quick hits from the head coach.
“You want the ability for a lot of guys to get reps. And the first thing to go is the number of reps when you don't have (healthy players), or those guys that need the reps aren't practicing," UW coach Paul Chryst said.
USC transfer RB Markese Stepp, if healthy, can take pressure off Adrian Martinez. That's especially critical this season.
Western Michigan’s Rachel Bontrager, a Valparaiso graduate, was named the MAC Player of the Year. The senior had 387 kills, which was fourth overall among NCAA Division I players.
Aliyah Andrews provided seven hits as Ali Kilponen pitched nearly two full games, shutting down what had been a hot Missouri offense to take the series 2-1.
Safeties Deontai Williams and Marquel Dismuke surely are among the strongest leaders on Nebraska’s roster. Listen to them. They just have to be.
The Husker receiving group, with few players who have seen much time on the field at NU, seems to be getting the offense down this spring.
BOISE — Defensive tackle Scale Igiehon was not the least bit surprised with the one-sided nature of Saturday’s Boise State spring game.
The veteran defender, who’s back on campus after opting out in 2020, has the ideal skill set to the play the hybrid position in Don Brown’s defense.
“Man, Witt’s a dog,” sophomore Nick Herbig said. “He doesn't always get his job done in the prettiest way, but he gets his job done. No matter what, he’s scrapping, clawing, he's fighting every rep."
It's mailbag time. A great time of the week. We address a football matter that won't go away and some disappointing NCAA volleyball talk.
As Lewis Kidd scrolled through his social media feed, he was reminded that about a year ago marked the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. For both cheerful and somber reasons, Kidd considers the past year to be memorable.