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Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
10/16/2015

Can the Huskers turn things around and win the division title?

44%
Yes

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56%
No WINNER

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44%
Yes

23 Comments
Troay Strong
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Troay Strong

They gathered themselves together and fought back. Last year they would have folded and not come back to the fold after halftime.

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Visitor
1
Visitor

We are so close just need to put 4 quarters together and play mistake/penalty free football

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Lanny Finkey
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Lanny Finkey

Makes no sense to panic after 3 games with a new coaching staff and new system. Our 2 losses come by way of a hail mary pass and an overtime loss. There are no teams on our conference schedule that we CANNOT beat. Keeping the faith!

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Kent A. Lang
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Kent A. Lang

Yes but they'll need help from other teams which I think they'll get if they win out.

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bjb1959
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bjb1959

we have the talent to be able to so I put yes. the question is will they step up.

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Sagan Zavelo
0
Sagan Zavelo

Yes, if we gather ourselves and are able to play with consistency

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Brian Wallace
0
Brian Wallace

I know this would be a tough year. Learning a new offency and defence takes more than a month's time. The fact that we are close in games is incurrageing .

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Jonathan Parlane
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Jonathan Parlane

They barely lost to teams that might be as good or better than those they'll face (throw in Pierson El and we're probably 3-0) and Riley is just beginning the journey.

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Ron Bauer
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Ron Bauer

The talent is there but the coach of the offense/head coach need to run the ball more and pass less. Let the run open up the defenses for the pass instead of the other way around, ie, 3rd & 1 and you pass the ball?????

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Jerry Williams
0
Jerry Williams

They have been tested by two good teams and I think they can correct their penalties and the dropped balls at Miami were flukes

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Ray Douglas
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Ray Douglas

I'm a rational human being who doesn't abandon a coach's prospects for success because of losses to decent teams on a Hail Mary and a bad throw in overtime.

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Scott Roth
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Scott Roth

Team has looked good--very close to 3-0. I trust Riley, and the players have shown they can play well--it takes time to transition to a new system/coaching staff.

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bobcal432
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bobcal432

Anything is possible.

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Gary Chase
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Gary Chase

They can win the big 10 and make it to the Poulan Weedeater Bowl!

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Gearld Wolff
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Gearld Wolff

I am hopeful talent will show through inept coaching. Mostly OL philosophy. Our guys get tired- use some rotation. OL is one of our deepest areas.

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Scott Roth
Scott Roth

You have determined the coaching is "inept" after three games? Riley et. al. have been around for quite a while, and been quite successful. How about you give them a chance to truly figure out their players and how to mesh with their system?

Valerie Gilmore
0
Valerie Gilmore

they just might limp across the finish line, but they will finish. the big prize is still there for the taking. you have a lot of experience in Riley's coach's, let's all take a deep breath and relax.

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Scott Chastain
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Scott Chastain

I think the two close loses make teams stronger in the long run.

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gamaya
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gamaya

I think this team has talent. The coaching staff just needs to utilize this talent. But, I'm not optimistic that they will but hopeful.

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Kevin S. Beck
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Kevin S. Beck

Because they will start Wilbon at IB and he will provide the missing ingredient!!!

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56%
No

20 Comments
Kevin Hamilton
17
Kevin Hamilton

Banker is to much like Cosgrove, he will be the downfall of Riley.

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Thomas Green
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Thomas Green

This year is a bust - adjustments to coaching, new offensive and defensive schemes. Just sit back, relax and watch the losses pile up. Adjust your expectations or it will be miserable. I see 3 wins - Illinois, Rutgers, and Purdue in the division. 5-7.

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Danny Baker
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Danny Baker

Too many holes on defense and I do not see it getting fixed any time soon.

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Theresa Nichols
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Theresa Nichols

Because the coaching is terrible

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Stephen Johnson
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Stephen Johnson

The Huskers cannot give up 500 yds a game and expect to complete for a championchip.

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Doug Shonka
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Doug Shonka

Unless we can win the division with 4 losses we are out.

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Dan Cubrich
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Dan Cubrich

I'm hopeful that once this team "depelini's" that we'll see a somewhat disciplined team, but unfortunately that won't be for another year or two.

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John Hill
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John Hill

This team has all the bad habits of last years teams and no Ameer or Kenny

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Arlie Rauch
0
Arlie Rauch

No, not unless there is a dramatic, perhaps miraculous, change.

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Jim Stiver
0
Jim Stiver

Iam begining to believe this was the wrong hire. I think Banker is one of the worst defensive coordinators I have ever seen and the offensive coordinator isn't much better.

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Randy Henkel
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Randy Henkel

Riley is incapable of change in philosophy and making half time adjustments

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Sean Fluharty
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Sean Fluharty

Come on, people. The writing is on the wall. This just isn't a very good football team.

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Faye Cook
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Faye Cook

WE ned a defensive coach who nows how o coach, and fortuntelythis one does NOT. OUR defense is weak, and we keep losingplayes o injury. Why. have never know a year his bad sinceI came to America 1969. Mst have somethin to do with the conditioning. Surely that is not bad s well as all ths other "stuf

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Randy Wolf
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Randy Wolf

We are out of our league. Defense is awful. I have always thought the Blackshirt thing, while good during the Devaney era, works against our team. Players get an inflated sense of their own ability when they "earn" the blackshirt it seems to me. When the D is special, hand out the blackshirts.

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Peter Oellermann
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Peter Oellermann

this team just isnt good enough to win 9 or 10 games to get the division they will definitely lose to wisconsin and MSU and probably drop a third straight to minnesota to make 2015 the worst year in husker football since the callahan era

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Matthew James Rowling
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Matthew James Rowling

We suck on D. Thanks Bo for not recruiting to your strength.

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Randy Wolf
Randy Wolf

Bo was so arrogant he thought he could coach up defense with any kid. He didn't think he had to recruit special kids for his scheme.

Anand Madhavan
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Anand Madhavan

just need to start games better

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Do you see the Huskers beating the point spread against Oklahoma this weekend?

Do you see the Huskers beating the point spread against Oklahoma this weekend?

I'll take the points and the Huskers

7

The Illinois game really shook me

9

I'll take the points and the Huskers

7 Comments
John Jordan
0
John Jordan

OU is susceptible to the long passing game. NU pulls out some stops on offense. D keeps it close. OU by 3.

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James Key
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James Key

Im breaking out my 30yr old Number 7 jersey. Huskers by 7

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Matt Seiler
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Matt Seiler

Spencer is a guy who’s easily rattled (get it?) and figures to throw a few picks if pressured. I still think we lose but Huskers can move the ball through the air and force a few TOs to keep this game within 14. Small chance they even pull out the W

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Mark Wane
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Mark Wane

I watched the Tulane game and I think Buffalo is a good team that the D shutdown. Plus I went to school in the 90’s and want us so badly to step up on National tv. We are due!! Skers

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Mick Hanson
0
Mick Hanson

I drink all the Kool-aid, why not?

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Bob Berg
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Bob Berg

Sooner's lose one game mid-season. Why not this one. Hopefully no one showed the Sooner team what Frost and company did to them in '96 and '97. We should play well for 3 quarters then their top guys may take over.

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The Illinois game really shook me

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Randy Weitzenkamp
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Randy Weitzenkamp

It's likely at some point in the game we'll be down a score or two. Does this team have the mental toughness to fight and mount a comeback or will they fold? I just don't think the team has that kind of confidence in themselves yet.

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Ryan Moss
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Ryan Moss

I can’t believe Nebraska fans have fallen so far that they discuss if they can’t beat the spread and not if they can beat OU.

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Terry Busch
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Terry Busch

they have talent everywhere. We have a tiny bit of talent. It's a talent landslide.

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Sporty361
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Sporty361

No way! IL lost big to an unrated Virginia team. Sooners will do whatever they want to do regarding score. Tired of us ‘rebuilding’ when we can’t beat teams that out recruit us every year. Don’t those teams have to rebuild? Simply put we are either terrible recruiters or terrible developers.

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Larry Smith
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Larry Smith

Big REd is playing well below the Sooner's level. I just hope they can keep it at the 21 points and not get buried in a ten td avalanche.

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Steve Walker
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Steve Walker

They are still playing pretty bad. Offensive line is still not blowing anyone off the ball. Defense is still not getting a pass rush. Secondary is not as good as advertised. Hopefully there will be improvement.

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USMC Sully
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USMC Sully

we have been down this road too many times to think otherwise

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Wade Williams
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Wade Williams

We are not there yet. We put too much pressure on an improving defense. If NU could some how score 40 they might have a chance at the end of the game but....I'll call it 48-27 OU.

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Matt Seiler
Matt Seiler

I believe that means they beat the spread

Bryan Petersen
0
Bryan Petersen

Offensive line had yet to show we can run the ball between the tackles

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Are you concerned about the investigation into the Husker's use of analysts and off-campus workouts?

Are you concerned about the investigation into the Husker's use of analysts and off-campus workouts?

No, it's just a distraction

2

Yes, it indicates questionable judgement

1

No, it's just a distraction

2 Comments
Darrell Bailey
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Darrell Bailey

Lots of teams are doing the exact same thing. Make everyone else accountable before just punishing the Huskers.

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Randy Weitzenkamp
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Randy Weitzenkamp

It's just a distraction, but it is the last thing we need right now. The timing of this news is extremely suspicious. Focus on taking care of business on the field and this will be ancient history in a month .

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Yes, it indicates questionable judgement

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Ryan Moss
0
Ryan Moss

Frost is doing everything he can to try to get this program going again. That even means blatantly cheating and trying to cover up his cheating. This isn’t an oopsie, it’s desperation. Same with trying to run away from the OU game. He knows he’s in trouble and he just cost himself his buyout.

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