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How would you grade Husker progress this year toward returning to a top-level football program?

How would you grade Husker progress this year toward returning to a top-level football program?

They progressed - A or B

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No progress - C or D

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They progressed - A or B

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Stephen Andersson
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Stephen Andersson

Having only 2 losses as late as November 20 certainly qualifies for an A.

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No progress - C or D

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Spot Ify
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Spot Ify

The talent is there, but the focus and subsequent execution isn’t there. Too many mistakes. And if I see another shotgun formation at the one yard line, I’m giving up and watching the LPGA.

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Kim Brown
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Kim Brown

Winning baby. All that matters.

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Tucker Mcmann
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Tucker Mcmann

Some decent progress on D. Offense clearly regressed from 18 and 19. Penalties and bonehead mistakes at crucial moments and inconsistent play on the O line continues to crush the O.

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Ron Joseph
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Ron Joseph

One part of the culture hasn't changed: Discipline. Until it does, we'll remain sub 500. Too many penalties, turnovers, coaching errors to win those close games. Talent gets us close, but discipline gets us wins D improved, O regressed wtout a WR who can spread the field & a QB who can pass long

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Scott Reed Schaefer
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Scott Reed Schaefer

There seems to be lack of development is many areas. Still too many penalties. Still losing the turnover battle. Still lacking progress in special teams. Still inefficient in the downfield passing game. Still little breakaway long runs. Frost must bring a winning season in 2021 or seat will get hot.

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Tim Winchester
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Tim Winchester

I am a Scott Frost supporter and believe he is the man for the job. However, I am not sure I can say that about all his assistants. Austin needs to produce results. Coach V is supposed to be a QB Guru but it has not translated to the field. I am confident Frost is the right man for the job.

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Robert Lloyd
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Robert Lloyd

I am surprised at the lack of progress. For all the advantages of being Nebraska and its football pedigree, why are schools like Cincinnati (and others like Liberty and Coastal Carolina) easily surpassing us? If it wasn't for Scott Frost I would make a change. But I love Scott Frost.

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Matt Seiler
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Matt Seiler

If the question was centered on Defense, I'd give that an A- or B+. I'm very encouraged by that but every bit of progress there was offset but an anemic offense. However, Martinez was much improved on the back half of the season outside of the Minny game. In total I'll give it a C.

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David Steffen
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David Steffen

Martinez was best as freshman coach need to match plays to talent and run some option football. How about the I Deidrick is a great fullback and Robison as I back would be a hell of a challenge.

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Steve Walker
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Steve Walker

Just 3 wins. What can you say?

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Bill Adamss
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Bill Adamss

Frost sucks. Resign please

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Jim Moore
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Jim Moore

They have gone from less than mediocre to one if the worse teams in the BIG. This is in spite of having more talent than many of the teams that have passed them.

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Rod Combs
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Rod Combs

Anyone who watched this season would know there was no progress, aside from possibly the defense. Offense and special teams were atrocious.

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Matt Seiler
Matt Seiler

Atrocious is a bit harsh for special teams. Culp was an All Big 10 kicker. We were on our 2nd string punter to start and 3rd string the last few games. I'm not worried about special teams.

Lucas Franzen
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Lucas Franzen

3-5. Ouch. They look like a team with little to no discipline. Penalties, turnovers, missed tackles, horrid special teams.

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Chris Martin
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Chris Martin

Overall a C. A year that has been nothing but endless strangeness along with awful (and I don't mean just football related) 2020 gave us an improved defense that made Chin and his assistants look like the best coaches on staff.

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Loren Zimmerman
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Loren Zimmerman

D+ HS level football is right. No discipline. We need a BIG running back, a BIG fullback. Wandel can't continue to take a beating; targeting, hands-to-the-face, holding. Either the receivers are slacking off and not knowing routes, or they are a discipline problem.

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Mike Petersen
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Mike Petersen

Some progress on defense but 3-5 doesnt warrant an A or B. Ended with a win but it included same issues. Those turnovers and penalties will get you beat 95% of the time.

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Joe Snuffy
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Joe Snuffy

Still seeing turnovers, penalties, special teams meltdowns, and some other usual suspects. The defense did look good at times, but consistency hasn’t entirely been established there. You have to hope there’s a future eruption just below the surface, but that’s been a long held hope.

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Lucas Franzen
Lucas Franzen

One quality all great, or even good, defenses possess is the ability to pressure a quarterback. We very rarely made any QB sweat, giving them more than ample time to pick us apart (especially on 3rd downs).

Brian Anderson
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Brian Anderson

Anyone who thinks that the ‘skers have progressed is asleep at the wheel... 3 years in with Frost & his crew and it couldn’t be more disappointing.... they’re a joke and it is quite apparent that nothing will be changing anytime soon ..the program is Broke!! ..

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Jim Firnhaber
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Jim Firnhaber

Another year with no consistency and a comedy of errors. It was a ss on grass.

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Jeff Frasch
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Jeff Frasch

Most un disseplined team in the Big 10!!! High school teams don't make these type of mistakes over and over and over

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Jon Jorgenson
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Jon Jorgenson

Mistakes, penalties, fumbles, coaching, scheme and youth. I like Frost. Players are playing harder and more physical. Many of the players came from winning programs. Need that winning attitude. IA, NU, WI, IL, MN and OSU have that attitude and swagger when they play Nebraska.

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Scott Ferguson
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Scott Ferguson

The same mistakes in year 3, not a good look. Quarterback play is worse than ever. Offense scores less points than recent memory. Special teams woes, penalties.

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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

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Purdue at home

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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
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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 !!!

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