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Do the Huskers have all the pieces to win the B1G West Division?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
6/18/2016

Do the Huskers have all the pieces to win the B1G West Division?

69%
Yes WINNER

17

31%
No

13

69%
Yes

17 Comments
Lane Liley
12
Lane Liley

Winning the Big Ten West is NOT an impressive goal. However, this just shows how far the program has fallen. I know that we can win with our talent but the chemistry and strategy has to be such that it utilizes the talents they have to the max. This poll shows our low expectations for the program

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Gene Baker
3
Gene Baker

I voted for this side because they do have all the pieces in play to win the west. They have gotten better in every area with young very athletic players in every group. Plus the addition of John Parrela, will guide the Black Shirts in dominating offenses this year!

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Jim Jones
3
Jim Jones

Looks like we have some great talent and we have one year of familiarity w coach Riley's syst

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Matt Rennerfeldt
2
Matt Rennerfeldt

Talent...check Coaching...check (Parella baby!) Schedule...Columbus, Madison, Iowa City...ain't scared.

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Josh E
2
Josh E

We out-talent our peers by a fair margin. It comes down to coaching.

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Travis French
2
Travis French

Yes good qb play and we are N

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Visitor
2
Visitor

Yes they have the talent,if the coaches can take a big step forward and be the coaches they were in the bowl game we could be much improved

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Lee Heitmann
2
Lee Heitmann

Yes if they don't shoot themselves in the foot as they have the last several years,,

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John Kretzschmar
1
John Kretzschmar

There are pieces on both offence and defense that can be better than last year. The coaches and players are communicating with each other at another improved level as well. And...I'm an optimist.

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Jerry Williams
1
Jerry Williams

I think the talent is there, but is the maturity?

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Ben Hornig
0
Ben Hornig

They had the pieces last year, just the coaches pissed it down their legs.

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Jacob Taylor
0
Jacob Taylor

We usually have a good team but it will depend on the coaching

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Jeremy Greer
0
Jeremy Greer

We have the offense to do this but need out defense to step up to the plate and produce on a more consistent basis.

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Mike Conyers
0
Mike Conyers

We could have won it last year except for player/coach issues and poor clock management.

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Danny Baker
0
Danny Baker

They have had the talent to win the West division for the last few years, now maybe they can since they now have the right coaching staff in place.

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31%
No

13 Comments
Kevin Hamilton
10
Kevin Hamilton

Things look to be headed in the right direction but after last years disaster I think they are a year away.

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Stephen Johnson
Stephen Johnson

We need to see much improvement in the coaching. There is a reason the coach has never won a conference championship.

Josh Smith
3
Josh Smith

I think the talent and coaching is there and set up for success but I feel it's going to be another year or two before we start seeing great success.

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Isaiah Skrdla
1
Isaiah Skrdla

The coaches don't know how to run an offense that utilizes the current tallent. Without dedication to a run game that involves a heavy dose of option and the use of o-line depth I fear this team will struggle. I'm hearing the same spring talk I did last year and expect to see the same offense.

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Andrew LaFevre
Andrew LaFevre

The offense doesn't need to be an option based offense.

Rizeabuv Yorzelf
1
Rizeabuv Yorzelf

Until they get a consistent QB in place, great O-line all the way across, and decent D-line then forget it. I guess that's about 70% of the team.

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Ron Burke
0
Ron Burke

Possible, but unlikely. Our recruiting rank in the Big 10, 2012-2015, averages fifth. Our coaching staff is a good one, but probably ranks fourth, behind OH, MI and MS. Winning the Division with this combination would require over-achieving. I sure hope we do it!

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Randy Wolf
0
Randy Wolf

When they replace Tommy Armstrong with a real Big 10 QB they will have a chance to compete.

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Mark Sunneberg
0
Mark Sunneberg

The play calling needs to be way better. They need to play to their strengths, take the decisions out of the equation for the qb. Pass defense better get a LOT Better.

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James Traut
0
James Traut

Yes and no. Good enough for a surprise breakthrough, but not likely. I'll stick with others: 3rd, maybe 2nd.

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T David Andrew M
0
T David Andrew M

The coaching staff does not have me convinced it knows how to handle ball in the Big 10. It was a very poor hire with promises of better days, not impressed at all yet.

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Andrew LaFevre
Andrew LaFevre

Playcalling was great. They played to the team's strength last year, which sadly was the passing game. This year's approach seems to be more run oriented with a true back emerging.

Stephen Johnson
0
Stephen Johnson

Way to many mistakes by the coaching staff.

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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

1 Comment
jerry reinhardt
0
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

5 Comments
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)
0
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
0
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
0
Ken E

speed speed speed

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Bruce Neel
0
Bruce Neel

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

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Dick Plock
0
Dick Plock

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

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Chuck Bolder
0
Chuck Bolder

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

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Kevin Hilyard
0
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
0
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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