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Do you believe in Huskers head coach Mike Riley in Year 3?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
10/14/2017

Do you believe in Huskers head coach Mike Riley in Year 3?

76%
Definitely WINNER

6

24%
Not really

4

76%
Definitely

6 Comments
John M. Hodge
2
John M. Hodge

I think he's on the right track-Give him some time and he will turn this program around!

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Boss Moss
2
Boss Moss

He has assembled a great coaching staff, and the recruiting momentum is building.

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Gene Baker
1
Gene Baker

He is doing everything that he needs to do to win. Bringing in Bob Diaco was a great move, one that shows he wants to win at Nebraska. Riely knows football and he knows people, he is a great hire.

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Ken Friend
1
Ken Friend

He came into the program with disgruntled players and position holes everywhere. Attitudes have changed and recruiting is has improved dramatically. He also made necessary coaching changes.

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Wade Williams
0
Wade Williams

We have been down for a while now. Since Osborne left, other than Solich's first few seasons, it just hasn't worked out with any of the other coaches. I think Riley can do it though and certainly hope that he does! I think before it's all said & done, we'll be hoping he doesn't leave or retire.

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24%
Not really

4 Comments
Keith Petrie
7
Keith Petrie

Give me more options! Riley will beat teams he's not supposed to and lose to teams he shouldn't! He shouldn't... but he will!

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Dave Levesque
0
Dave Levesque

I don't have time to list the reasons.

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Isaiah Skrdla
0
Isaiah Skrdla

It will take a season for the defense to gel and the offensive staff needs coaching adjustments similar to the defense. The defense actually out ranked the offense nationally last season. Riley has several more friends to fire before Nebraska can win their division let alone their conference.

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Dwain Van Houten
0
Dwain Van Houten

Not until he gets an elite o.c.

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Aaron Weeks
0
Aaron Weeks

Like the guy, but he has made some amateurish play calls. "you can't fix stupid"

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Were you surprised by the timeline shift of the Memorial Stadium renovation?

Were you surprised by the timeline shift of the Memorial Stadium renovation?

Yes

5

No

7

Yes

5 Comments
Todd Kalberg
0
Todd Kalberg

I gave up our 4 season ticket a few years ago because of the deficiencies in the South Stadium and then they announced the renovations. Guess I made the right call afterall.

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Joe Nigro
0
Joe Nigro

Once again, the south stadium gets short changed.

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The ANTI Trump
0
The ANTI Trump

Thought it was a done deal.

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Loren Zimmerman
0
Loren Zimmerman

Far too expensive. Special seating for the rich is not fair to the majority of season ticket holders.

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Fred
0
Fred

who wants to pay for tickets and sit in the south endzone? Not me! ill just watch on tv. And lets be honest the sellout streak will end if we dont start winning.

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No

7 Comments
Ralph J. Williams
0
Ralph J. Williams

People had time to think over what was bothering them about the former plans.

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Von Townsend
0
Von Townsend

I don't think the half billion price tag to renovate a 100 year old stadium makes fiscal sense right now. There are also more economical ways to improve south stadium without completely tearing it down and displacing 22K fans for 2 years.

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Visitor
0
Visitor

They were arbitrary plans. No legitimate schematic or even a mockup. Hard to back "we can't describe it, just trust us."

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Steve Farrell
0
Steve Farrell

different leadership - different ideas

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Kent Haynes
0
Kent Haynes

Good to slow down and have another set of eyes relook at everything.

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John Connor
0
John Connor

I think it is good to slow down the project and wait until we starting wiinning as then demand will significantly increase. Also wait until the economy is doing better and interest costs decrease. To me it is being good financial stewards of the Atheltic Department finances. Phases are good.

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Steven Benscoter
0
Steven Benscoter

because I thought that this may not be a good time to be spending that much, when we haven't even finished the last project. I think our AD will have to be able to read the money people, and the times. I thought that Trev A couldn't live with that.

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Do you support a direct compensation model for college athletes?

Do you support a direct compensation model for college athletes?

Yes

4

No

6

Yes

4 Comments
Jacob Moseman
1
Jacob Moseman

Compensation has always been tied to market value. These athletes are worth far more than they're being compensated, and that's been the case for over a century. Hence, they've been ripped off. I support salary, salary cap, and education on how to invest it in 401k style accounts.

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Visitor
1
Visitor

Much more controllable, and much more equitable.

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Fred
0
Fred

its the law................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Loren Zimmerman
0
Loren Zimmerman

It has to fair across the board, from Fordham to Alabama. one monthly stipend for everyone, not just scholarship players. There has to be a limit on how many players all schools should abide by. Determine the national budget and every school must contribute.

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No

6 Comments
Doug Einsel
0
Doug Einsel

Everyone who already commented believes in the same thing I do.

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Chuck Siegel
0
Chuck Siegel

Compensation changes the entire dynamic of college athletics, and not in a positive way.

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Robert Lloyd
0
Robert Lloyd

They should be students and NOT professional athletes. If they want to get paid they can go pro. Personally, I believe they should cancel all sports in public schools and colleges though I love our Huskers.

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Don Scott
0
Don Scott

Put myself through school in the 70's. They are getting for exchange of their athletic prowess what I had to work and save for. The two summers after high school I drove alfalfa trucks 12 hours a day 7 days a week. EARN IT!

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Scott Ferguson
0
Scott Ferguson

They already live better than most students. Free room and board, tutors, clothing, and actual education cost.

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Dan List
0
Dan List

They are compensated with room and board plus an education. The perks they get as athletes now are unbelievable!!!

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