Hail Varsity Radio Show
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.
Chris Schmidt and Damon Barr take a complete look at Ohio State ahead of Saturday’s game. The Athletic’s Mitch Sheman joins the show and BTN’s Rick Pizzo offers his take on what Saturday could hold. Ohio State beat reporter Tim May runs down just where the Buckeyes have reloaded.
It’s finally game week for the Huskers. Chris Schmidt and Elijah Herbel kick off Nebraska at Ohio State week. They’re joined by a pair of Blackshirts, former Nebraska coach Charlie McBride and former Husker Jay Moore, to preview Saturday’s matchup. Hail Varsity’s Greg Smith offers some recruiting thoughts and also predicts what Adrian Martinez we may see in Columbus.
The weekend edition is here and the Huskers’ QB competition is real. Chris Schmidt and Mark Kraynak try to find a weakness in a 21-point favored Ohio State team. Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp join the show to talk through the never ending debate on who the starting quarterback will be. We're just one week away from game day, can you believe it?
Chris Schmidt is joined by professional golfer Mike Schuchart for this Hail Varsity road show from the Wilderness Ridge deck. They are joined by Hail Varsity’s Derek Peterson to discuss Nebraska’s QB battle and analyst Bill Doleman to talk Husker football and Tyronn Lue. Kinkaider Brewing's Cody Schmick also joins the show to discuss Hail Ale, the collaborative beer with Hail Varsity, and they check in with Danny Burke for Burke's Best Bets.
More QB talk, as Chris Schmidt and Damon Barr hear from Nebraska offensive coordinator Matt Lubick. Coach Gary Barnett recounts his time trying to decide on a signal caller. Brandon Vogel and Bill Bender also join the show to talk some football. And former Husker assistant George Darlington returns with some "football facts."
Chris Schmidt and Elijah Herbel take a peek at the Husker offense and ask what’s possible. Hail Varsity’s Mike Babcock checks in on the QB competition, ESPN’s Brad Edwards gives an update on the Covid situation around the SEC and Hail Varsity’s Jacob Padilla previews hoops and gives his vibe on the Big Red offense.
Chris Schmidt and Damon Barr discuss Nebraska's competition at quarterback. The Athletic's Mitch Sherman weighs in on the QB discussion while Rick Pizzo of BTN and Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesmen also join the show.
The HV crew are in to discuss Norris TE James Carnie pulling the trigger and committing to the Huskers. Greg Smith joins to discuss how Carnie fits in the Husker offense, plus Charlie McBride joins for another Blackshirt Monday segment.
The weekend crew looks at where Nebraska is at two weeks ahead of Columbus. Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp check in on some key position groups. ESPN’s Brad Edwards is featured for the rewind.
On to a Friday with Chris Schmidt and Elijah Herbel. The guys talk Husker running game with Parker Gabriel and quarterbacks with Bill Doleman. Dean Blevins previews Texas-Oklahoma and Danny Burke is back with Burke’s Best Bets.
Schmidt and Elijah take note on the volume with Nebraska as they work through camp. There is plenty to react to as Adrian Martinez and Luke McCaffrey zoom in with the media. Brandon Vogel and Jay Moore looks at some position battles. Coach Gary Barnett sizes up the QB race.
Schmidt is back and ready to chat some football with Elijah. Mike Babcock joins the conversation about expectations for Frost and Nebraska. Brad Edwards looks at the weekend of college football. And L Kent Wolgamott remembers Eddie Van Halen.
Mitch Sherman and Derek Peterson both join to give their insight on those position groups plus Jacob Padilla joins to break down a whirlwind of news from Husker Basketball in the past few days.
Elijah is back in to review the past weekend of NFL, College Football and NBA. He also chats with Jake Cotton about the 6 year anniversary of his infamous false start before tracking down Greg Smith for some recruiting recon and Charlie McBride for another Blackshirt Monday segment.
Elijah and Damon are in for this Saturday morning edition with Colton Stone who makes his return to the ESPN Lincoln studios. They discuss the passing of Omaha sports legend and MLB Hall of Famer Bob Gibson before discussing Husker football with Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp.