Nebraska football coaches and players will again provide hands-on coaching to area children this spring during the Husker Youth Experience set for Saturday, March 25 at Memorial Stadium. The timeline and guidelines for the event are available by clicking on the links above.
The Husker Youth
Experience is for area youth from age 8 through eighth grade. NCAA rules require
that the free developmental clinic is open only to youth who live in the state
of Nebraska, or within 100 miles of Lincoln. The clinic is
limited to the first 500 registered participants, with registration available
on-line at Huskers.com and CoachCallahan.com. Unfortunately, the
2006 Husker Youth Experience is full for this year. Please watch closely
in the month of February 2007 for next year's Husker Youth Experience.
If you are interested
in having your child attend a football camp at another level please check out
The participants will
work on drills and fundamentals with Nebraska coaches and players. There will be
four 10-minute segments teaching the following fundamentals: Form Tackling, Ball
Skills, Running and Blocking. Area youth coaches are also encouraged to attend
the Husker Youth Experience.
"It was fun to see all
of the little Huskers out there on the field last year," Nebraska Head Coach
Bill Callahan said. "They got to go through some of our drills and the
camaraderie with the players was great. We had a lot of fun with
"This year we look
forward to again providing a great opportunity for young kids to feel the
excitement that our players have every time they play in Memorial Stadium. We
view the Husker Youth Experience as a great opportunity for our players and
coaches to give back to the community and help young people develop their
The Husker Youth
Experience will be held on the field at Memorial Stadium, immediately following
practice on March 25. Nebraska's practice, which will begin at 10:30
a.m., will be open for the participants and their parents or guardians and youth
coaches to watch before the start of the event.
participants will be required to check in at the West Stadium (entrance on
street level). Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Participants are encouraged to
wear tennis shoes and Nebraska t-shirt or sweatshirts, with shorts
or sweat pants. The participants will not wear helmets or shoulder pads. In case
of inclement weather, the clinic will be held inside the new Championship Indoor Center.
For more information
on the Husker Youth Experience, please visit Huskers.com, or call the Nebraska
Football Office at (402) 472-3116.
The Nebraska football program
will provide another opportunity for youth to learn football fundamentals this
summer. The second annual Husker Youth Camp will be held June 8-10. The Husker
Youth Camp is designed to provide participants ages 8-13 with opportunities to
develop and improve their football skills in a fun, safe and enjoyable
atmosphere (non-contact). Registration for all Nebraska summer camps at Huskers.com and