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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

23

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
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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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Brian Wallace
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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
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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
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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

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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
1
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
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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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Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
8 months left

Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?

Minnesota on the road

1

Purdue at home

5

Minnesota on the road

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jerry reinhardt
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jerry reinhardt

The way I see it, the little weasel will be running scared, not knowing what him!

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Purdue at home

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Mark Brigham
0
Mark Brigham

It's at home and I think we will be understanding our new system and coaches by then.

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Walt Hansmann (CPTD, DTM)
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Walt Hansmann (CPTD, DTM)

Purdue is deeper into the first season of a new staff. And it is at home where the crowd is more of a factor.

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Ron Joseph
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Ron Joseph

Later in the season. The mini game is #1 and we'll have some kinks to work out. BUT I think we win both. With good coaching we'll finally put Mini in our rear view mirror.

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Kevin Bolin
Kevin Bolin

not likely

Yes

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Ken E
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Ken E

speed speed speed

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Bruce Neel
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Bruce Neel

Good job. A lot of good players and a lot from Nebraska

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Dick Plock
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Dick Plock

We are moving the roster and trying to get better! Thanks for hiring Coach Rhule, Trev!!!

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Chuck Bolder
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Chuck Bolder

Think they did very well considering the time they had to get er done!

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Kevin Hilyard
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Kevin Hilyard

I thought we did really well with the defensive and offensive line, plus the most in-state recruits since 98!

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Scott Thomsen
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Scott Thomsen

In short order, Coach Rhule and staff put together a top 30 class. That's a great result for the short time they had to work with. My only pain point was losing Earnest Hausman to Michigan through the transfer portal.

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Thomas Wright
Thomas Wright

Ernnie's lose ! Besides, Rhule is replacing him with some 4 & even 5 star recruits out of Florida. Ernest WHO ? GBR !!!

No

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