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Postby Busguy2010 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:06 pm

I feel this is a good time to acknowledge the low points in our recent history (although I recognize we might be adding two more games to this list yet this year) so we can really appreciate where we've been and where we hopefully have nowhere to go but up.

I'll start with the 70-10 loss at Texas Tech.

Then there's 2007 76-39 loss to Kansas... KANSAS?

Fast-forward to 2010 and we are finally starting to look up. We're undefeated and highly ranked and we lose at home to un-ranked Texas... That whole 2010 year could have been magical for us, but typically filled with close WOW losses.

Riding off the general success of 2010, 2011 was off to a good start. Going into our first Big 10 game, we were undefeated and ranked #8. But we got spanked by Wisconsin 48-17 in our initiation. The next year it was Wisconsin 70-31 IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME. Embarrassing.

2013 was actually not bad.

2014, more of the same, lost to Wisconsin 59-24, Melvin Gordon sets NCAA rushing record against us.

2015 55-45 loss to PURDUE. Looking back to 2015, it hurts as a whole because we could have easily gone undefeated in the regular season, if not for the terrible game management by Riley.

2016 62-3 Ohio State, 40-10 Iowa

2017 21-17 Northern Illinois, 56-14 Ohio State, 54-24 Minnesota... This list is way too long. Make the bleeding stop!

So what was the loss that hurt most to you? My vote is for Wisconsin in the Championship game, because it was the championship game, we had finally beaten Wisconsin in the regular season, and we thought we were good. A true slap to the face.

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Colorado 2001 (62-36)
Wisconsin 2012 (70-31)
Wisconsin 2014 (59-24)
Texas Tech 2004 (70-10)
Kansas State 2003 (38-9)
Oklahoma State 2007 (45-14)
Illinois 2015 (14-13)
Wisconsin 2011 (48-17)
Penn State 2002 (40-7)
UCLA 2013 (41-21)
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Postby Omaha Cowboy » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:00 pm

We can add the humbling 2002 loss to Iowa St (36-14) to the list of NU embarrassments since 2001...

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Postby Busguy2010 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:29 pm

And I'd like to add last year at Wisconsin was the first time in my Husker fandom that I've seen the Huskers compete in a game that had a lot of weight to it. Few huge wins for us. Off hand I can think of 2015 Michigan State, and 2010 Missouri. That's about it for me. I would love to see the Huskers back on top (the glory days happened before I was old enough to care).

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Busguy2010 wrote:And I'd like to add last year at Wisconsin was the first time in my Husker fandom that I've seen the Huskers compete in a game that had a lot of weight to it. Few huge wins for us. Off hand I can think of 2015 Michigan State, and 2010 Missouri. That's about it for me. I would love to see the Huskers back on top (the glory days happened before I was old enough to care).


In 2011, NU did come from behind and defeat Ohio St in Lincoln. That was also a big time win...

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Postby mrsticka » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:37 pm

Nebraska's Hail Mary win over Northwestern was their biggest moment of the 2013 season. I've often wondered how exciting it would be if they were still in the Big 12 at the time and did that to Oklahoma?

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Postby Busguy2010 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:46 pm

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Busguy2010 wrote:And I'd like to add last year at Wisconsin was the first time in my Husker fandom that I've seen the Huskers compete in a game that had a lot of weight to it. Few huge wins for us. Off hand I can think of 2015 Michigan State, and 2010 Missouri. That's about it for me. I would love to see the Huskers back on top (the glory days happened before I was old enough to care).


In 2011, NU did come from behind and defeat Ohio St in Lincoln. That was also a big time win...

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I remember that, it was a fun game to win, but I personally don't consider it a big win because Ohio State wasn't good that year and they lost Braxton Miller in that game.

2016, 2014, 2011, 2010 were all years where they had great opportunity to win the first big game, but we know they went down as losses each year.

I personally consider 2010 our best chance to really do something special. Had that let down loss to Texas, lost by only 3 to ranked Texas A&M and by 3 to #9 Oklahoma in the championship game

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Postby Busguy2010 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:50 pm

Oh and dominating #11 Michigan State 24-3 in 2011 was actually a big game for us. It was an 11am game so it kind of hides from memory.

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Postby Omaha Cowboy » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:55 pm

Busguy2010 wrote:Oh and dominating #11 Michigan State 24-3 in 2011 was actually a big game for us. It was an 11am game so it kind of hides from memory.


That’s a good call. Probably the most dominating defensive performance by NU during Pelini years. The 2009 win over Oklahoma is a close 2nd (and another big win for NU 10 to 3)...

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mrsticka wrote:Nebraska's Hail Mary win over Northwestern was their biggest moment of the 2013 season. I've often wondered how exciting it would be if they were still in the Big 12 at the time and did that to Oklahoma?


That would have been quite the spectacle indeed...

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Postby mrsticka » Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:36 pm

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mrsticka wrote:Nebraska's Hail Mary win over Northwestern was their biggest moment of the 2013 season. I've often wondered how exciting it would be if they were still in the Big 12 at the time and did that to Oklahoma?


That would have been quite the spectacle indeed...

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Ron Kellogg and Jordan Westerkamp probably would've become household names not just in Nebraska, but nationwide. It would've been something people would talk about for years. I mean, Nebraska/Oklahoma–It doesn't get any better than that.

In reality, that rivalry was one of many reasons why college football is better than the NFL. Shame that it had to end :(

It's too bad we'll never get to see how players like Tommy Armstrong, Ameer Abdullah, Kenny Bell, Nate Gerry, Vincent Valentine, Byerson Cockrell and Randy Gregory would've done against our old Big 8/Big 12 rivals, like Oklahoma.

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Postby Busguy2010 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:22 pm

Anybody else want to discuss an all post 2001 team?

QB: Zac Taylor or Joe Ganz?
RB: Rex, Ameer, Roy?
WR: Niles Paul, Kenny Bell, Westerkamp?
TE: ?
OL: ?

DL: Suh and who else?
LB: Lavonte David and who else?
DB: Prince Amukamara, Jean-Baptiste and who else?
P: Sam Koch?
K: Alex Henery?

Who's in your mix?

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Postby MadMartin8 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:29 pm

Omaha Cowboy wrote:
Busguy2010 wrote:Oh and dominating #11 Michigan State 24-3 in 2011 was actually a big game for us. It was an 11am game so it kind of hides from memory.


That’s a good call. Probably the most dominating defensive performance by NU during Pelini years. The 2009 win over Oklahoma is a close 2nd (and another big win for NU 10 to 3)...

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That Oklahoma 10 to 3 game was the last time I remember Memorial Stadium actually being truly loud and an imposing place to play. That was an interesting game to be at with my dad.
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Postby Omaha Cowboy » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:19 pm

MadMartin8 wrote:
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Busguy2010 wrote:Oh and dominating #11 Michigan State 24-3 in 2011 was actually a big game for us. It was an 11am game so it kind of hides from memory.


That’s a good call. Probably the most dominating defensive performance by NU during Pelini years. The 2009 win over Oklahoma is a close 2nd (and another big win for NU 10 to 3)...

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That Oklahoma 10 to 3 game was the last time I remember Memorial Stadium actually being truly loud and an imposing place to play. That was an interesting game to be at with my dad.


I completely agree...

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Postby Omaha Cowboy » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:21 pm

mrsticka wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
mrsticka wrote:Nebraska's Hail Mary win over Northwestern was their biggest moment of the 2013 season. I've often wondered how exciting it would be if they were still in the Big 12 at the time and did that to Oklahoma?


That would have been quite the spectacle indeed...

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Ron Kellogg and Jordan Westerkamp probably would've become household names not just in Nebraska, but nationwide. It would've been something people would talk about for years. I mean, Nebraska/Oklahoma–It doesn't get any better than that.

In reality, that rivalry was one of many reasons why college football is better than the NFL. Shame that it had to end :(

It's too bad we'll never get to see how players like Tommy Armstrong, Ameer Abdullah, Kenny Bell, Nate Gerry, Vincent Valentine, Byerson Cockrell and Randy Gregory would've done against our old Big 8/Big 12 rivals, like Oklahoma.


I’m with you on that mrsticka. NU vs OU was/is one of the greatest rivalries in college football history...

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Postby Omaha Cowboy » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:27 pm

Busguy2010 wrote:Anybody else want to discuss an all post 2001 team?

QB: Zac Taylor or Joe Ganz?
RB: Rex, Ameer, Roy?
WR: Niles Paul, Kenny Bell, Westerkamp?
TE: ?
OL: ?

DL: Suh and who else?
LB: Lavonte David and who else?
DB: Prince Amukamara, Jean-Baptiste and who else?
P: Sam Koch?
K: Alex Henery?

Who's in your mix?


Gosh. I need to think on this one. I believe you’ve got a good start. I’d include Jamal Lord at QB and Maliek Collins at DL (Collins starts for the Dallas Cowboys and is playing atm a high level).. Maybe Randy Gregory at DE...

This is a good start. Anyone else want to chime in on a post 2001 best NU team?...

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Postby Coyote » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:13 am

Nebraska All Post 2001 Team

C: Jacob Hickman, Brett Byford, Josh Sewell
OG: Matt Slausen, Spencer Long, Alex Lewis, Ricky Henry
OT: Richie Incognito, Lyndon Murtha, Carl Nicks
TE: Matt Herian, Mike McNeill, Cethan Carter, Ben Cotton, Kyler Reed,
RB: Roy Helu, Ameer Abdullah, Rex Burkhead, Brandon Jackson, Cory Ross, Marlon Lucky
FB: Andy Janovich, Judd Davies, Dane Todd
WR: Nate Swift, Maurice Purify, Quincy Enunwa, Kenny Bell, Brandon Kinnie, Niles Paul, Jordan Westercamp, Terrence Nunn, Todd Peterson
QB: Zac Taylor, Joey Ganz, Tommy Armstrong, Taylor Martinez, Jamaal Lord, Sam Keller

P: Sam Koch, Alex Henery, Sam Foltz, Kyle Larson, Brett Maher
K: Alex Henery, Brett Maher, Jordon Congdon, Drew Brown

DT: Ndamukong Suh, Jared Crick, Vincent Valentine, Le Kevin Smith, Maliek Collins
DE: Chris Kelsay, Randy Gregory, Adam Carriker, Jay Moore, Pierre Allen, Eric Martin, Cameron Meredith, Barry Turner, Zack Potter
LB: Barrett Ruud, Phillip Dillard, Scott Shanle, Stewart Bradly, Lavonte David, Demorrio Williams, Steve Octavien, Phillip Dillard, Zaire Anderson, Will Compton, Bo Ruud
DB: Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Prince Amukamara, Dejon Gomes, Dejuan Groce, Eric Haag
CB: Keyou Craver, Fabian Washington, Zach Bowman, Alfonzo Dennard, Cortney Grixby
S: Daniel Bullocks, Josh Bullocks, Larry Asante, Nathan Gerry
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Postby Omaha Cowboy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:44 am

Coyote wrote:Nebraska All Post 2001 Team

C: Jacob Hickman, Brett Byford, Josh Sewell
OG: Matt Slausen, Spencer Long, Alex Lewis, Ricky Henry
OT: Richie Incognito, Lyndon Murtha, Carl Nicks
TE: Matt Herian, Mike McNeill, Cethan Carter, Ben Cotton, Kyler Reed,
RB: Roy Helu, Ameer Abdullah, Rex Burkhead, Brandon Jackson, Cory Ross, Marlon Lucky
FB: Andy Janovich, Judd Davies, Dane Todd
WR: Nate Swift, Maurice Purify, Quincy Enunwa, Kenny Bell, Brandon Kinnie, Niles Paul, Jordan Westercamp, Terrence Nunn, Todd Peterson
QB: Zac Taylor, Joey Ganz, Tommy Armstrong, Taylor Martinez, Jamaal Lord, Sam Keller

P: Sam Koch, Alex Henery, Sam Foltz, Kyle Larson, Brett Maher
K: Alex Henery, Brett Maher, Jordon Congdon, Drew Brown

DT: Ndamukong Suh, Jared Crick, Vincent Valentine, Le Kevin Smith, Maliek Collins
DE: Chris Kelsay, Randy Gregory, Adam Carriker, Jay Moore, Pierre Allen, Eric Martin, Cameron Meredith, Barry Turner, Zack Potter
LB: Barrett Ruud, Phillip Dillard, Scott Shanle, Stewart Bradly, Lavonte David, Demorrio Williams, Steve Octavien, Phillip Dillard, Zaire Anderson, Will Compton, Bo Ruud
DB: Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Prince Amukamara, Dejon Gomes, Dejuan Groce, Eric Haag
CB: Keyou Craver, Fabian Washington, Zach Bowman, Alfonzo Dennard, Cortney Grixby
S: Daniel Bullocks, Josh Bullocks, Larry Asante, Nathan Gerry


No David Horne at RB Mark? :;): ..

Of course I’m kidding. Fantastic listing. I believe we have here, the All NU football team roster 2001-2017 :thumb: ...

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Postby Busguy2010 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:12 pm

Dang, I was just talking starting lineup, but you went and did the whole roster! :thumb:

That's a complete list to look through, I'll post my starting lineup some time

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Postby Silverspoon » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:37 pm

Ill make it simple. The program went to |expletive| when they fired Solich. Had they stuck with him, they would still be a powerhouse.
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Postby Busguy2010 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:08 am

I know the Patriots are unpopular with most people, but did anybody else feel proud of Rex Burkhead finally showing his worth to the nation tonight? He was the main man in the backfield tonight, he caught some big passes, caught a touchdown pass, blocked a punt! Being both a Patriots and Husker fan I was gleaming! Finally he got the recognition we all knew he deserved and I feel no there's no better team to utilize his talent. His play tonight was reminiscent of what he did at Nebraska! And the Patriots totally have a thing for Huskers and I'm glad for it :D

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Omaha Cowboy wrote:
mrsticka wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
mrsticka wrote:Nebraska's Hail Mary win over Northwestern was their biggest moment of the 2013 season. I've often wondered how exciting it would be if they were still in the Big 12 at the time and did that to Oklahoma?


That would have been quite the spectacle indeed...

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Ron Kellogg and Jordan Westerkamp probably would've become household names not just in Nebraska, but nationwide. It would've been something people would talk about for years. I mean, Nebraska/Oklahoma–It doesn't get any better than that.

In reality, that rivalry was one of many reasons why college football is better than the NFL. Shame that it had to end :(

It's too bad we'll never get to see how players like Tommy Armstrong, Ameer Abdullah, Kenny Bell, Nate Gerry, Vincent Valentine, Byerson Cockrell and Randy Gregory would've done against our old Big 8/Big 12 rivals, like Oklahoma.


I’m with you on that mrsticka. NU vs OU was/is one of the greatest rivalries in college football history...

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Can you imagine what it would be like in Lincoln that night if that actually happened for real? It’d be pretty busy in the Haymarket, I know that. Bars would be PACKED. The whole state of Nebraska would be in nonstop party mode all night long. As for Memorial Stadium, I don’t think anybody would want to leave.

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Postby GrandpaaSmucker » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:05 am

mrsticka wrote:Can you imagine what it would be like in Lincoln that night if that actually happened for real? It’d be pretty busy in the Haymarket, I know that. Bars would be PACKED. The whole state of Nebraska would be in nonstop party mode all night long. As for Memorial Stadium, I don’t think anybody would want to leave.


Well now ain't that nice! Time to put down that glass of Koolaide and get back to reality......

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mrsticka wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
mrsticka wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
mrsticka wrote:Nebraska's Hail Mary win over Northwestern was their biggest moment of the 2013 season. I've often wondered how exciting it would be if they were still in the Big 12 at the time and did that to Oklahoma?


That would have been quite the spectacle indeed...

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Ron Kellogg and Jordan Westerkamp probably would've become household names not just in Nebraska, but nationwide. It would've been something people would talk about for years. I mean, Nebraska/Oklahoma–It doesn't get any better than that.

In reality, that rivalry was one of many reasons why college football is better than the NFL. Shame that it had to end :(

It's too bad we'll never get to see how players like Tommy Armstrong, Ameer Abdullah, Kenny Bell, Nate Gerry, Vincent Valentine, Byerson Cockrell and Randy Gregory would've done against our old Big 8/Big 12 rivals, like Oklahoma.


I’m with you on that mrsticka. NU vs OU was/is one of the greatest rivalries in college football history...

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Can you imagine what it would be like in Lincoln that night if that actually happened for real? It’d be pretty busy in the Haymarket, I know that. Bars would be PACKED. The whole state of Nebraska would be in nonstop party mode all night long. As for Memorial Stadium, I don’t think anybody would want to leave.


No question about that :thumb: ...

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No question about that :thumb: ...

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And the week after that, Nebraska closes the season with Colorado, comes from behind and wins in the same manner they did against Michigan in reality. A forward pass from Tommy Armstrong to Ameer Abdullah who dives into the end zone for a touchdown. With the win, Nebraska locks up the Big 12 North Division and goes to the Big 12 Championship Game to play either Oklahoma State or Texas A&M.

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mrsticka wrote:
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No question about that :thumb: ...

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And the week after that, Nebraska closes the season with Colorado, comes from behind and wins in the same manner they did against Michigan in reality. A forward pass from Tommy Armstrong to Ameer Abdullah who dives into the end zone for a touchdown. With the win, Nebraska locks up the Big 12 North Division and goes to the Big 12 Championship Game to play either Oklahoma State or Texas A&M.


Sounds like a time and game the 1990’s level Huskers played in somewhat frequently..and many more times than not, always won...

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Omaha Cowboy wrote:
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No question about that :thumb: ...

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And the week after that, Nebraska closes the season with Colorado, comes from behind and wins in the same manner they did against Michigan in reality. A forward pass from Tommy Armstrong to Ameer Abdullah who dives into the end zone for a touchdown. With the win, Nebraska locks up the Big 12 North Division and goes to the Big 12 Championship Game to play either Oklahoma State or Texas A&M.


Sounds like a time and game the 1990’s level Huskers played in somewhat frequently..and many more times than not, always won...

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If only.

Another thing that would be different is Frank Solich would never have been fired as Nebraska head coach in 2003. He'd still be here today. As for Bill Callahan, he'd become the head coach at Colorado instead. He, of course, uses his West Coast-style offense there. It's a system that in reality, Colorado had been using for years, so they players didn't have to do much adjusting, if any at all.

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mrsticka wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
mrsticka wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
No question about that :thumb: ...

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And the week after that, Nebraska closes the season with Colorado, comes from behind and wins in the same manner they did against Michigan in reality. A forward pass from Tommy Armstrong to Ameer Abdullah who dives into the end zone for a touchdown. With the win, Nebraska locks up the Big 12 North Division and goes to the Big 12 Championship Game to play either Oklahoma State or Texas A&M.


Sounds like a time and game the 1990’s level Huskers played in somewhat frequently..and many more times than not, always won...

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If only.

Another thing that would be different is Frank Solich would never have been fired as Nebraska head coach in 2003. He'd still be here today. As for Bill Callahan, he'd become the head coach at Colorado instead. He, of course, uses his West Coast-style offense there. It's a system that in reality, Colorado had been using for years, so they players didn't have to do much adjusting, if any at all.


NU football has now fallen to the lowest depth in our lifetimes. It’s a shame that I’m hoping this Saturday, NU can hold Penn St to “just” 50 points when they lay the wood this weekend. Penn St may score 50 by halftime :( ...

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Omaha Cowboy wrote:
mrsticka wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
mrsticka wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
No question about that :thumb: ...

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And the week after that, Nebraska closes the season with Colorado, comes from behind and wins in the same manner they did against Michigan in reality. A forward pass from Tommy Armstrong to Ameer Abdullah who dives into the end zone for a touchdown. With the win, Nebraska locks up the Big 12 North Division and goes to the Big 12 Championship Game to play either Oklahoma State or Texas A&M.


Sounds like a time and game the 1990’s level Huskers played in somewhat frequently..and many more times than not, always won...

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If only.

Another thing that would be different is Frank Solich would never have been fired as Nebraska head coach in 2003. He'd still be here today. As for Bill Callahan, he'd become the head coach at Colorado instead. He, of course, uses his West Coast-style offense there. It's a system that in reality, Colorado had been using for years, so they players didn't have to do much adjusting, if any at all.


NU football has now fallen to the lowest depth in our lifetimes. It’s a shame that I’m hoping this Saturday, NU can hold Penn St to “just” 50 points when they lay the wood this weekend. Penn St may score 50 by halftime :( ...

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Indeed. There ain't gonna be no bowl game this year. :(

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Postby Stargazer » Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:25 pm

I watched Solich's Ohio Bobcats at Smitty's Garage last week (when did they start playing Wednesday college football?)... looked really good. Earlier this year, they beat Purdue by 3 touchdown's. Go figure.

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Stargazer wrote:I watched Solich's Ohio Bobcats at Smitty's Garage last week (when did they start playing Wednesday college football?)... looked really good. Earlier this year, they beat Purdue by 3 touchdown's. Go figure.

That game was played back in September. You must've been watching a rerun.

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mrsticka wrote:
Stargazer wrote:I watched Solich's Ohio Bobcats at Smitty's Garage last week (when did they start playing Wednesday college football?)... looked really good. Earlier this year, they beat Purdue by 3 touchdown's. Go figure.

That game was played back in September. You must've been watching a rerun.


Ohio Bobcats were were looking really good last week.

They beat Purdue by 3 touchdowns earlier this year. They probably could beat Nebraska comfortably.

Wednesday games seem odd to me too, but I've seen them occasionally for around a year. They may have been happening for much longer than that but I don't know.

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Postby jessep28 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:41 am

Football is cyclical. I'll have to look it up, but someone posted a list of the top 5 AP teams in like 1995 with their 2017 records, and it wasn't pretty.
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Re: Nebraska Football since 2001

Postby mrsticka » Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:58 pm

Busguy2010 wrote:
mrsticka wrote:
Stargazer wrote:I watched Solich's Ohio Bobcats at Smitty's Garage last week (when did they start playing Wednesday college football?)... looked really good. Earlier this year, they beat Purdue by 3 touchdown's. Go figure.

That game was played back in September. You must've been watching a rerun.


Ohio Bobcats were were looking really good last week.

They beat Purdue by 3 touchdowns earlier this year. They probably could beat Nebraska comfortably.

Wednesday games seem odd to me too, but I've seen them occasionally for around a year. They may have been happening for much longer than that but I don't know.

Fridays are for High School Football, Saturdays are for College and Sundays are for the NFL. That's how it should be.


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