Hail Varsity Radio: The best source for Nebraska Cornhusker football fans
Summary: Hail Varsity Magazine presents the Hail Varsity Radio Show, the best source of information for Nebraska Cornhusker football fans. Six days a week host Chris Schmidt interviews the most knowledgeable guests on Husker sports.
A word with the Pirate. We get the lowdown on switching to the 3-4 and former Husker recruit Jamire Calvin from Washington State head coach Mike Leach. Nebraska basketball continues to make news. We cover the departure of core player and enforcer Ed Morrow. Jacob Padilla is back to share what it means for the roster, while Husker hall of famer Beau Reid reacts.
Former Blackshirt Jay Moore reacts to the Joshua Kalu & Lamar Jackson moves. Jacob Padilla chimes in with his take on the Huskers post-spring break practice. Plus, a preseason prediction on Nebraska that will get your attention.
A native son is headed to the Final 4. We catch up with Oregon head coach Dana Altman to discuss his coaching career, family support and Osborne's influence. BTN's Stephen Bardo and ESPN's Mitch Sherman also join the show.
What's the difference between a Sleeper and a Cinderella? Spring football practice returns in 24 hours and we discuss the different labels being thrown at the Huskers. It was a wild weekend in the Tourney, so we get reaction from former Andy Markowski. Mr. Blackshirt Charlie McBride touches on development and what to expect post spring break for spring practice.
Mark and TJ are envious of the Wisconsin Badgers' football and basketball squads. And who can blame them? We rewind with Charlie McBride and visit with guests Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp.
What is the state of Nebraska's brand recognition when it comes to recruits? Bill Doleman stops by to try and answer the question and discuss the NCAA tournament. Lars Anderson and Clauseborne make an appearance as well, while Greg Smith sits in as co-host.
Who's the face of Husker football in 2017? We discuss with our favorite Viking and former Husker Jeremiah Sirles. Plus, hoops talk with Blair Kerkhoff and Brandon Vogel joins in to discuss the State of Husker Nation poll.
Winning a Big Ten title is tough, we figure out how and why Nebraska could get this done in 2017. Jay Moore gives his take on the HV Bracket along with Mike Babcock. Erin Sorensen provides an update on Spring Game visitors and we chat running backs as well.
What if there was a tournament of 64 greatest Huskers? Who would be your No. 1 seed? We put together the numbers of the Big Red's best. There is plenty to debate, some obvious omissions, and some flat out misses. ESPN's Mitch Sherman shares his thoughts on the Husker bracket as well as the Huskers skill spots on offense this spring.
We discuss the topic of officiating during the NCAA basketball weekend with former Husker Jake Muhleisen. Also, Coach McBride stops by to talk Husker safeties and Mike Brown's impact at Nebraska.
Backs...Backs....Backs: As we hit intermission with spring football, there is plenty to discuss about the running back race for the Huskers. We also dive into the battle at safety for Nebraska. We rewind with Mr. Blackshirt Charlie McBride. Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp also talk NCAA Tourney and their impressions of spring ball on the weekend edition of Hail Varsity Radio.
24 Hours Away: The NCAA Tournament is almost here. We have our picks, upsets and surprises. We get Big Red updates with Mike Babcock and Andy Markowski from both the gridiron & hardwood. Brandon Vogel provides his value picks during the Madness.
It's Pro Day at Nebraska and we have the updates on which Huskers impressed. Plus, it's NCAA Tournament time. So we talk brackets and get tourney thoughts with BTN's Rick Pizzo. ESPN's Mitch Sherman makes a visit on the show after being trapped with Cyclone Nation last weekend in Kansas City. What does he think of the Big 12 in March?
Coach McBride and Jacob Padilla join Chris to discuss the NCAA teams going to the big dance. Jacob also shares his thoughts on the high school hoops state tournament. Plus Coach offers his take on the offensive line development during spring football and the topic of "having fun" at practice.
Chris Schmidt and Mark Kraynak tackle spring football, the return of Tim Miles and the misses in retaining in-state basketball talent.