Brandon Cavanaugh, Athlon Sports

Brandon Cavanaugh

Athlon Sports

Omaha, NE, United States

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Recent articles by Brandon:

Nebraska vs. Illinois Football Prediction and Preview

Our college football experts predict, pick and preview Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Illinois Fighting Illini game, with kickoff time, TV channel and spread. → Read More

Nebraska Football: What We Have Learned About the Huskers Through Three Games

Heading into 2019, many felt the sky was the limit for Nebraska. Maybe a Big Ten West crown, perhaps even sitting atop the conference. While the... → Read More

Northern Illinois vs. Nebraska Football Prediction and Preview

Our college football experts predict, pick and preview Northern Illinois Huskies (NIU) vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers game, with kickoff time, TV channel and spread. → Read More

Nebraska Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2019

The 2019 season offers a chance at redemption for Nebraska football. After back to back 4-8 seasons, the Huskers need to show improvement and Scott... → Read More

Nebraska Football: Predicting the Cornhuskers' Captains for 2019

When Scott Frost took to the podium this past Friday for his press conference to make the start of fall camp, he made it clear that tradition is king... → Read More

Nebraska Football: 5 Underrated Cornhuskers for 2019

It seems as if big-time college football coaches would own membership cards to every local wholesale retailer they can find. While its still... → Read More

Nebraska Football: Ranking the Toughest Games on the Cornhuskers' Schedule

Scott Frosts Nebraska Cornhuskers are poised to rebound significantly following consecutive 4-8 seasons, and the hype surrounding Adrian Martinezs... → Read More

The Most Important Player on Every Big Ten Team in 2019

No matter what team you root for, theres always one player whose absence can make or break a game, if not a season. The Big Ten is no exception and... → Read More

Nebraska Football: Breaking Down the Huskers' 2019 Trap Game

Theres always that one game every college football season that a team tries to plan for as best it can, but for whatever reason, theyre taken by... → Read More

Scott Frost: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

The life of Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost is intriguing as hes been both a premierathlete in the Cornhusker State and is now a blossoming... → Read More

Nebraska Football: What a Lack of Running Back Transfers Says About Maurice Washington's Future

No matter the situation, Maurice Washington is a person of interest. Arguably the most dynamic member of Nebraskas offense not named Adrian Martinez... → Read More

Nebraska Football: Huskers Administration Working to Schedule Like a Champion Today

Scott Frost taking Nebraska to the College Football Playoff National Championship Game obviously isnt a realistic goal for at least a few years.... → Read More

Nebraska Football: Cameron Jurgens to be Huskers' Center of Attention Early On?

Most Nebraska fans will look to Adrian Martinez as Scott Frosts offensive centerpiece, and why wouldnt they? As a true freshman, he demolished... → Read More

Nebraska Basketball: The Real Reasons Fred Hoiberg Was an A-Plus Hire for the Cornhuskers

Fred Hoibergs hire as Nebraskas newest mens basketball coach can be justified using simple methods. Nebraska has wealth to rival Scrooge McDuck and... → Read More

Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers Still Growing Rivalry Roots in the Big Ten

After 30 years helping to make the Big Ten one of college sports elite conferences, Jim Delany will step down as its commissioner in 2020. Under his... → Read More

Nebraska Football: How Far Scott Frost is Willing to Go to Find a Winner

Theres one thing local and national college football pundits agree on: recruiting football players to Nebraska isnt an easy task. As a result, the... → Read More

Nebraska Football: 5 Cornhuskers to Buy Stock in This Offseason

Unlike the raucous epicenter of Wall Street, buying stock in athletes is far less hectic and easier on the wallet. In the case of Scott Frosts second... → Read More

5 Nebraska Cornhuskers 2020 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

For the first time since 1962, the Nebraska Cornhuskers were not represented during the NFL draft. This isnt incredibly shocking considering the Big... → Read More

Nebraska Football: History Shows Balance Between Frost and Chinander Would Mean Major Rebound in 2019

Just over a year ago, we examined how Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander would approach a new Blackshirts defense with a goal of... → Read More

Nebraska Football: Projecting Where Cornhuskers Will Go in the 2019 NFL Draft

When the official Nebraska football Twitter account uses its ProBigRed hashtag, those behind the keyboard do so with authority. Nebraska has had at... → Read More