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Can the Huskers bounce back this week vs. Minnesota?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
5/9/2017

Can the Huskers bounce back this week vs. Minnesota?

54%
Yes WINNER

5

46%
No

5

54%
Yes

5 Comments
Keith Petrie
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Keith Petrie

Because they can! We need more imagination in the play calling and more confidence in the run game! Have to co troll the ball and get the D off the field! Inside the Red Zone.... inside the Five... we should be able to punch it in!!!

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Valerie Gilmore
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Valerie Gilmore

can they bounce back? will they bounce back? they can, and they HAVE too. Golden Rodents aren't going to be afraid of us. How much in total compensation do the coaches receive a year? Time to coach them up, Huskers 48 Minn. 14

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Betty ONeill
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Betty ONeill

Of course they can. They just need to get their act together and they will be fine. They need that win for confidence!

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John Ross Clark
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John Ross Clark

Defense will be enough to shut down the Gophers.

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Michael Lovitt
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Michael Lovitt

Minnesota is not Ohio State.

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46%
No

5 Comments
Randy Wolf
1
Randy Wolf

Not with Ryker Fyfe playing. Possibly with TA they could win and probably will but without himthe running game will be the key and it is not as good as it was inweek 3.

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Virginia Workman
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Virginia Workman

Unless Riley, OC ,DC, & ST coaches put their big ten boy pants on we will continue to be just barely getting by .......if at all.

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Mike Brown
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Mike Brown

The last four games have exposed our greatest weakness.....NO offensive line. I think it will be hard sledding until something changes there. I'm wondering why more guys aren't being developed there...no talent? bad coaching?

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James Traut
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James Traut

Too many injured players plus a demoralizing defeat plus a motivated Minnesota team.

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Dave Scott
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Dave Scott

mike riley, mark banker and danny lansdorf are incompotent

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What will Nebraska's run-pass balance be like in the opener against Northwestern?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
10 days left

What will Nebraska's run-pass balance be like in the opener against Northwestern?

More runs than passes.

6

More passes than runs.

4

More runs than passes.

6 Comments
Wade Williams
0
Wade Williams

First game is always vanilla on offense. They will try to establish the run with basic run formations.

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Robert Lloyd
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Robert Lloyd

Slightly more runs than passes... if we are smart. Or it's going to be a long year.

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Nat Warren
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Nat Warren

Oline should dominate a transfer portal depleted Northwestern front and get the practice running the ball that is needed to win in the BIG.

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Man who stares at Q-functions
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Man who stares at Q-functions

They will play to win. The way to win is to grind Northwestern down.

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Dalynn Parks
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Dalynn Parks

I feel we should get a somewhat comfortable lead and start grinding out 1st downs via the run game. But if Oline under-performs and forgets to show up? All bets are off.

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Mick Hanson
0
Mick Hanson

Show off our running back talent, as they won't stop us by the end of the game.

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More passes than runs.

4 Comments
Doug Einsel
0
Doug Einsel

It will likely be balanced, but slightly more runs. Whipple likes running.

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Jory Knowlton
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Jory Knowlton

Whips will probably stick to a 54/46 ratio. I know they will be seeking as much balance as possible. An early lead would help balance things back to near 50/50. Early on as they go on attack, I think it may start out close to 60/40.

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Randy Weitzenkamp
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Randy Weitzenkamp

It'll be pretty close to a 50/50 split, but I'll give the slight edge to the run game. From what I've read our run blocking is better than our pass blocking right now. Much like the TO days I can envision a run heavy 1st & 2nd down to avoid 3rd and longs.

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Jim Firnhaber
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Jim Firnhaber

There will be swing passes and screens that will act as substitutes for runs, loosen up the D and spread the defense.

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How many regular-season games will Scott Frost's Huskers win in 2022?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
9 days left

How many regular-season games will Scott Frost's Huskers win in 2022?

Seven or more

3

Six or fewer

3

Seven or more

3 Comments
Andy Fields
0
Andy Fields

Our schedule is in our favor.

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Randy Weitzenkamp
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Randy Weitzenkamp

I struggled with this decision. We have talent, but that hasn't been our problem recently. Execution, special teams and the O-line have been our Achille's heal (in that order). If we can improve in 2 of these areas, it should be enough to get us 7 wins.

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Al Wenburg
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Al Wenburg

I think our offense will score a lot more points than last year and the defense will shut more teams down on 3rd downs.

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Six or fewer

3 Comments
Mike Petersen
0
Mike Petersen

I think we may have to win one of the last four tough games to be bowl eligible.

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Rolland Holliday
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Rolland Holliday

Tough teams on the schedule, and Scott has not proven his coaching abilities as of yet.

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