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Nebraska football made some impressive gains over winter conditioning, which were shown by the numbers ahead of spring practice.

Nebraska makes big gains in winter conditioning; spring practice gets started

Nebraska football is the No. 1 topic in Big Red Rising every day — but we cover news, notes and analysis from across Huskers sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Huskers football, recruiting, basketball and more.

Big gains

Nebraska football has made some impressive gains this offseason thanks to head strength coach Zach Duval. Just how impressive, though? The numbers (lost 389 pounds of fat, gained 436 pounds of muscle and lost an average of 2.8 percent body fat) tell the story.

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Spring practice begins

Nebraska may be on spring break this week, but the Huskers kicked off spring practice late last week. So far so good, as coach Scott Frost liked the effort and enthusiasm he saw from the team.

Recent offers

Curious about Nebraska’s latest offers on the recruiting trail? Land of 10’s Chris Bumbaca breaks it all down and more in the latest Nebraska recruiting notebook.

A big move

Treven Ma’ae is more than 2,500 miles away from his home. While the transfer from his home in Hawaii to Bishop Gorman High School helps with recruiting, there was a much more personal reason for the move.

Pro Big Red

What’s new with former Huskers in the NFL? Spencer Long and the New York Jets have made an official deal, while Ndamukong Suh is still shopping his options.

A little beach action

Talk about a nice place to kick off spring break. The Nebraska beach volleyball team competed in the Outrigger Resorts Hawaii Invitational on Queen’s Beach over the weekend. By the end, Kenzie Maloney was named the best defender of the tournament.

What’s being said on Twitter 

Miss anything on Twitter over the weekend? Here is a quick list of the more notable tweets in the last 48-plus hours:

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