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.
Welcome to Friday. The guys get into local recruiting with Greg Smith. Bill Doleman is in to talk Greek life and football and it’s concert number two with former Husker Jake Cotton.
Bill Bender and Brandon Vogel react to Nebraska recruits going out of state to play ball and Coach Gary Barnett warns what may happen to the NCAA post pandemic. Danny Burke shares his best bets on NFL futures and props following the schedule leaks.
Another Big Ten West recruiting battle doesn’t end with red. Schmidty and Elijah have some thoughts about Keagan Johnson heading to Iowa City. Mike Babcock chimes in on securing the state boarder and ESPN’s Brad Edwards chats offenses in college football.
Mitch Sherman joins the show to talk in-state recruiting. BTN’s Gerry DiNardo is back to discuss recruiting during the pandemic and a possible start by the Big Ten. We wrap with YouTube Tuesday as Joe Ganz revisits 2008 Nebraska vs CU.
The Huskers now have an offer out to Kearney Cathloic QB Heinrich Haarberg. Greg Smith joins the show to give his take on the talented kid from Central Nebraska. We catch up with an old friend, Mike Reilley as he recounts his experiences covering Michael Jordan. Blackshirt McBride checks in.
Could Scott Frost have had an unluckier start to his coaching career at Nebraska? Brandon Vogel and Gary Sharp join in to figure out what happens to college football if another wave of COVID-19 hits campuses. We rewind with former Husker Assistant Coach Rick Kaczenski.
Elijah and Damon are filling in for Chris on the show today discussing which former Husker had the best NFL career. Derek Peterson joins to give some insight on the newest Husker football commit plus Bill Doleman and Jeff Smith join the show.
On Thursday’s show we give Husker recruiting news and get thoughts from the Big Ten about a return to campus date. The Sporting News’ Bill Bender checks in with Brandon Vogel on college football, NFL and the Last Dance. Plus Danny Burke has some Vegas value with Burkes Best Bets.
We say hello to Darrion Daniels as he’s off to San Francisco. We get more on Noah Vedral with Mike Babcock and Brad Edwarda checks in on the college football calendar as well as NIL.
Nebraska’s newest commit Branson Yager joins the show to chat what he’s “N.” Greg Smith recaps the Huskers progress for 2021. Mitch Sherman reacts to Noah Vedral’s decision to transfer and YouTube Tuesday features George Darlington recapping the ‘88 Nebraska versus Oklahoma St shootout.
Lamar Jackson and Carlos Davis join the show. Jay Moore and Coach Rick Kaczenski discuss the fit for the Davis twins and Darrion Daniels. Blackshirt McBride is back for another edition of Monday’s with Charlie.
We’re on to rounds 4-7 with the NFL Draft. The weekend crew discusses who goes first with Brandon Vogel. Gary Sharp visits about Nebraska’s image surrounding the draft. The rewind features Joe Burrow’s father Jimmy Burrow.
Friday’s here as the guys sit down with Joe Burrow’s dad Jimmy. He shares his thoughts on his son going number one overall. Bill Doleman stops by to chat big red and Derek Peterson discusses QB’s from the first round.
The NFL Draft is here and the guys share their take on Husker prospects and the QB class. Coach Gary Barnett previews Burrow, Hebert and Tua. Greg Smith and Brandon Vogel chat Huskers and recruiting. Danny Burke checks in from Vegas with some draft prop bets.
How many Huskers are likely to go in 2020 and what will former Husker Zac Taylor do with Cincy’s 1st pick? NFL Draft insider Russ Lande joins the show to talk Draft and Mike Babcock is back with some Husker thoughts.