Husker Extra Podcast: Talkin’ QBs and a depth chart primer before Friday’s scrimmage
Nebraska quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco on Wednesday confirmed that a three-man quarterback race is now essentially down to two.
A critical scrimmage looms Friday as Adrian Martinez and Tristan Gebbia try to win the starting nod Sept. 1 against Akron, so Husker Extra’s Steven M. Sipple and Parker Gabriel take a long look at the battle and several other position groups in this week’s podcast.
1:45: Parker’s been here 51 weeks
4:45: The quarterback battle has whittled from three to two
10:25: So now what? The “sexy part” as Steve says. Who wins the job?
19:25: What if Tristan Gebbia has true star potential? Is that possibility too easily dismissed?
28:45: Scrimmage tomorrow, so what are some other key positions up for grabs?
29:10: Running backs.
43:15: Linebackers. Outside coming into some focus and a relatively cut-and-dried inside position. Where does Collin Miller fit?
48:40: Wrapping up. Don’t forget fan day Saturday evening, which follows a sold-out intrasquad volleyball scrimmage. John Cook’s squad is preseason ranked No. 2 and tabbed as the Big Ten favorite.