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How quickly do you think the Huskers can be contenders again?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
12/22/2017

How quickly do you think the Huskers can be contenders again?

24%
1-2 years

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76%
3-5 years WINNER

19

24%
1-2 years

10 Comments
Chad Mitchell
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Chad Mitchell

I think the talent is there, and a decent coaching staff can get more out of them. Still 3-4 defense which they started recruiting for.

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Roger Moellendorf
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Roger Moellendorf

Because Frost showed what he could do in 2 short years at UCF. But we need to be patient if it takes longer.

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Tony Long
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Tony Long

Some people in life just seem to have "it". Coach Frost has shown over and over that he has that quality. "it" rubs off on those around him, it inspires people to be more, try a little harder and push through adversity. The remarkable amount of success he has all his career is all the proof i need.

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Robert Lloyd
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Robert Lloyd

He's already done in less than two years at UCF... So he could pull a big upswing with us. But if he doesn't, I think we will support him for at least 5 years with improvements showing as he progresses. I am just happy no more of the Diaco blame game and the worst play-calling on offense.

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Johnny Joyce
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Johnny Joyce

I just think it's never been the kids. A good coach, as Nebraska has proven in the past, can make good athletes great through teaching, coaching, and believing. I pray that Scott and his staff are those coaches. It appears to be the case from what I have seen him do so far. Patience will be required

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Arlie Rauch
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Arlie Rauch

The talent is pretty good. The game-planning will be much better than we have seen in the recent past. They will be markedly better in a very short time.

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Rich Leffler
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Rich Leffler

He has the talent already there he just has to develop it

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Roger Wilkins
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Roger Wilkins

Huskers have the talent, they're young and lack depth at several positions. With a coaching staff who can teach the fundamentals, develop players and do an effective job this year and next evaluating talent then two years, a Division West title should be well within reach.

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Tom Caniglia
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Tom Caniglia

Because there is enough young talent on the team to Win in the Big10 West. With the right coaching and scheme (see UCF as example) it can happen quickly

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Bill Laughlin
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Bill Laughlin

Because I have a TON of faith in Scott Frost. He knows the system, culture. The fans will let him do his thing without a lot of second-guessing. His personality and experience will compel fence-sitting recruits to give NU a shot. I'm COMPLETELY jazzed about Scott transforming NU.

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Bill Laughlin
Bill Laughlin

I should qualify "contender" in my mind as challenger for the Big 10 Championship. That's enough for me at this point. From the outhouse to the Penthouse in 2 years, absolutely do-able with SF. (I won't be sad if it doesn't happen, just no more 50-point blowout losses to MN and IA ! )

76%
3-5 years

19 Comments
Fred Gibson
5
Fred Gibson

I think if Scott Frost is named HC, it will be within 3 years. Ive watched Central Florida and it is the offensive scheme plus very sound defense that has made them so successful. He taught all that to UCF players within 2 years. There is no reason to think that UNL players are dumber than UCF.

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Ryan Morrow
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Ryan Morrow

It'll take 1 year to undo MR's "coachings", 1 year to implement the new system, and the 3rd year will show a scrappiness on the field we haven't seen in a LONG Time. So 3 to show competitiveness, 4 to be in national contention

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Kenley Meyer
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Kenley Meyer

People need to have expectations in check. Let the new coach come and implement his schemes. Patience is gonna be needed

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John Steel
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John Steel

It's going to take time for the recruiting to stack up and meld together. Patience is key.

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Jeff Ketzler
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Jeff Ketzler

There are some guys in there, but we need a couple years of recruit classes to be competitive in the BIG

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Brad Bredenkamp
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Brad Bredenkamp

If Frost comes he will fix the work ethic and discipline right away, but it will take at least 2-3 years to beef up the team to out-physical Wisconsin on the lines.

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crimprof
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crimprof

Recruiting, confidence, walk-ons, junior college.

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Daniel S Oates
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Daniel S Oates

I see 3 to 4 yrs. I think Scott F. And his staff can get them in big 10 championship game in few years.

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Visitor
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Visitor

It will take some time for SF to make the Huskers dominating again.

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Matt Beha
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Matt Beha

Things have changed since Bob Devaney's overnight success. So 1-2 years is just not realistic.

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Sean Fluharty
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Sean Fluharty

I expect us to be competing for the conference title in 3-4 years. No need to expect it to happen overnight; just let Frost work his magic.

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Kelly Sterling
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Kelly Sterling

Will take time to flip the culture.

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Craig Boldman
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Craig Boldman

Optimistic with SF but agree with the others it will take 3 or more to undo 15 years of crap football

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Wade Williams
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Wade Williams

Hoping that is 1-2 but trying to temper expectations and be realistic, I think 3-4 is more likely. You never know though, just look what SF did at UCF. There's no way anybody predicted that, even SF didn't think that transformation was going to be that quick.

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Kurtis Ramsey
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Kurtis Ramsey

I don't think we have the ol,dl or team speed to contend for anything for at least 3 years and thats being generous. Depending on how this year's recruiting class turns out it maybe 4 years.

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The ANTI Trump
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The ANTI Trump

IT WILL TAKE THAT LONG AT LEAST TO GET GOOD LINEMEN IN THE FOLD AND COACHED UP.

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T David Andrew M
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T David Andrew M

Unless the new coaching staff can find ways to motivate the offensive line and the defense, its going to take time. The talent that is on roster now, demonstrated an ineptness for position responsibility this year, not sure how coaching factored into that.

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Are you looking forward to the upcoming Fan Day for football and volleyball on Aug. 24?

Are you looking forward to the upcoming Fan Day for football and volleyball on Aug. 24?

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Are you excited about the potential commitment announcements over the weekend?

Are you excited about the potential commitment announcements over the weekend?

Yes

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No

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Yes

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Tim Brunswick
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Tim Brunswick

The foundation is being set right now...Now we need to get to the next level and that starts with recruiting...

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No

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Richard Johnson
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Richard Johnson

First we were missing out on 4**** guys, now we're missing on 3*** guys.

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Thomas Wright
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Thomas Wright

I would be if they were ALL 5 star recruits…C’mon now

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Nick Hornig
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Nick Hornig

I don't get excited about recruiting anymore. Too many commits flip and it's rare for a recruit to play his whole career at one school.

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Suicide Slush Puppie
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Suicide Slush Puppie

We only have legit shot at one of them. This class is underwhelming so far.

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Matt Seiler
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Matt Seiler

I’m an offensive guy. Gimme David Sanders and a speedy receiver and I’ll be happy.

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Suicide Slush Puppie
Suicide Slush Puppie

LOL Sanders isn't coming to Nebraska

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