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2013 Undrafted Free Agents: Washington Redskins

2013 Washington Redskins undrafted rookie signingsLB Will Compton (Nebraska)OL Jacoby Ashworth (Houston)OT Xavier Nixon (Florida)OT RJ Mattes (NC State)The Redskins brought in a small amount of undrafted rookies.  All of these players are worth keeping an eye on, primarily the offensive linemen.  The Redskins are looking for depth on the offensive line to better protect Robert...
Via Football Nation
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Can experience in Indy be to Badgers Advantage?

One of the more intriguing questions entering this year's Big Ten Football Championship game is whether or not experience will matter or make any difference on behalf of the Badgers? On the one hand Wisconsin has been there before, on the other hand for some of the Huskers upperclassmen this isn't their first rodeo in a championship game experience, having played in two straight...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Compton relishes last shot at BIG title

Will Compton has been with Bo Pelini for all the ups and downs within the Nebraska football program the past five years, and no one in the Cornhuskers' camp wants a Big Ten championship more than the middle linebacker from Bonne Terre, Mo.
Via nebraska.scout.com
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Huskers LB Compton relishes last shot at B10 title

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer Will Compton has been with Bo Pelini for all the ups and downs within the Nebraska football program the past five years, and no one in the Cornhuskers' camp wants a Big Ten championship more than the middle linebacker from Bonne Terre, Mo. Compton, like his teammates, says all he's concerned with is Friday's game...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska defense tightening up

Updates. With AP Photos. By L. KENT WOLGAMOTT Associated Press Even after his defense gave up 653 yards to UCLA and 498 yards and 63 points to Ohio State, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini didn't waver in his belief that things would get better. Over the last five games, that's exactly what has happened. No. 17 Nebraska allowed Minnesota a season-low 177 yards on Saturday and held...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Seniors say Pelini is their captain

Nebraska linebacker Will Compton wanted to set the record straight on a few things regarding his head coach Bo Pelini on Tuesday.
Via nebraska.scout.com
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Compton: "Leadership needs to kick in"

During the bye week, Nebraska had a players only defensive meeting. The lead of the group - Will Compton.
Via nebraska.scout.com
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 17 Huskers expect test against Southern Miss

No. 17 Nebraska opens against Southern Mississippi on Saturday hoping the fifth season under Bo Pelini marks the start of the Cornhuskers' return to its traditional place in the hierarchy of college football. It's been 15 years since the Huskers won a national championship and 13 since they won a conference title. There's been a confident buzz coming out of preseason...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Compton: Nebraska Cornhuskers leader on defense

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will be without their three superstars on defense from last year: Alfonzo Dennard, Jared Crick and Lavonte David. All are in the NFL now. Even with the trio, the team’s defense wasn’t all that spectacular in 2011. Linebacker Will Compton may not have as much NFL potential as Baker Steinkuhler, or some of the other blackshirts, but he’s the heart and...
Via The Sports Bank
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Pre-Season Preview: #20 Nebraska Cornhuskers

2011 Record: 9-4 (5-3 in Big Ten) Head Coach: Bo Pelini (39-16 at Nebraska, 5-3 in Big Ten) Four Year Win Trend: 9.5 wins and 4 losses Last Bowl Game: 2011 season Capital One Bowl: lost to South Carolina 30-13 2011 Preview 2011 Exit Survey   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Must Win: 9/1 vs Southern Miss, 9/15 vs Arkansas St, 9/22 vs Idaho St, 11/17 vs Minnesota ...
Via College Football Zealots
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Munson: Five burning questions

Big Ten Media Days were good for Nebraska fans. It got the football juices going again and it was good to hear the words of Bo Pelini, Rex Burkhead, Kyler Reed and Will Compton. And while questions were answered some remain. Here is Big Red Reports' Bryan Munson's five burning questions for fall camp.
Via nebraska.scout.com
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Fox Sports NEXT: Compton 1-on-1

Nebraska linebacker Will Compton is the clear cut leader on the Huskers' 2012 defense. But what does he expect this season? He talks with Beth Long of Fox Sports NEXT.
Via nebraska.scout.com
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring practice primer: Nebraska

Camp Opens: March 10Spring Game: April 14 Nebraska is getting ready for year two in the Big Ten, and hoping to get over the four-loss hump. With a strong running game and special teams, as usual, the question will be whether or not they can win with their quarterback and up-and-down defense. With one of the more underrated schedules in September (Southern Mississippi, @ UCLA,...
Via Crystal Ball Run
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Turning the page to 2012

In case you missed it yesterday the Capital One Bowl went something like this: "Damn." Nebraska, probably the fourth best team in the Big Ten, didn't get pounded by (probably) the fourth best team in the SEC. That was the good news. The bad news was that the Huskers decided to chain smoke exploding cigars in the second half, winding up with more penalty yards than...
Via Big Red Network
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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