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How would you grade Husker progress this year toward returning to a top-level football program?
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How would you grade Husker progress this year toward returning to a top-level football program?
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Did you think that Matt Rhule's performance was good enough in year one?
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Did you think that Matt Rhule's performance was good enough in year one?
Who do you think will win the Super Bowl?
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Who do you think will win the Super Bowl?
Should tax money be used to help pay for the renovations & upgrades to Nebraska's Memorial Stadium?
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Should tax money be used to help pay for the renovations & upgrades to Nebraska's Memorial Stadium?
Will Nebraska get three more wins and become bowl-eligible this season?
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Will Nebraska get three more wins and become bowl-eligible this season?
Who's the better choice at QB for Nebraska against Louisiana Tech, Heinrich Haarberg or Jeff Sims?
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Who's the better choice at QB for Nebraska against Louisiana Tech, Heinrich Haarberg or Jeff Sims?
What's your prediction for Nebraska at Colorado? (Enter your score prediction in the comments.)
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What's your prediction for Nebraska at Colorado? (Enter your score prediction in the comments.)
What is your opinion of the Huskers' alternate uniforms commemorating Memorial Stadium's centennial?
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What is your opinion of the Huskers' alternate uniforms commemorating Memorial Stadium's centennial?
Will the Huskers qualify for a bowl this season?
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Will the Huskers qualify for a bowl this season?
After watching the spring game, who do you predict will start at QB in Nebraska's season opener?
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After watching the spring game, who do you predict will start at QB in Nebraska's season opener?
Who will have more wins in his first season at his new school, Deion Sanders or Matt Rhule?
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Who will have more wins in his first season at his new school, Deion Sanders or Matt Rhule?
Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?
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Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?
In your opinion, was National Signing Day a success for Nebraska football?
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In your opinion, was National Signing Day a success for Nebraska football?
Are you concerned about the players that have decommited or are in the portal?
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Are you concerned about the players that have decommited or are in the portal?
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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Did you think that Matt Rhule's performance was good enough in year one?

Did you think that Matt Rhule's performance was good enough in year one?

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19 Comments
Thomas Wright
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Thomas Wright

Do I think it could be better, yes ….. but MR didn’t have a lot to work with considering frost didn’t recruit much if any. The D of course is a 180 turn around and I like MR philosophy of building a brotherhood bond between his players. He’s turned the ship around into the right direction !

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Roy VanPelt
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Roy VanPelt

I believe in what Coach Rhule is doing! He has us on track!!!

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michael daly
michael daly

Indeed , a good person with the Kid first approach. good culture

Bruce Jakubowski
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Bruce Jakubowski

Starting with a new system, new coach, starting with a worthless QB. The team stayed together and had the highest retention in the Big10. That says it all for me.

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Russell Lloyd
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Russell Lloyd

The man is the Builder and He is building. I'm not looking at the record as I am looking at the foundation being built . Great progress in Year One, 100% behind him.

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Kevin Masten
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Kevin Masten

I believe the culture and brotherhood has taken a big step. Players are a team. Now we must get past the stigma of believing we can win the 4th quarter and close games. Now instilling the confidence.

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Gene L
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Gene L

Definitely building, and willing to make adjustments for any missteps. Aside from QB, is improving in every area. And QB is looking good with current recruits. Hopefully has staff straightened out.

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Frank Pietrantoni
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Frank Pietrantoni

Reasonable to impressive results given the circumstances. More importantly were his actions/decisions to further develop the entire program.

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michael daly
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michael daly

Hitting the ground running and get a recruiting class signed, difficult with a failed NE past He did miss on the quarterback and Purdy lost in the shuffle but excellent D w Tony W, hopeful offensive signs, better special teams. Hopefully a winning record and good QB play, Future looks bright

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James Childerston
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James Childerston

Started to change the toxic culture and recruiting has been solid.

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Brent Allen
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Brent Allen

Much lot rot can be unnoticed for a long time, so can internal improvements, while the record wasn't a lot better, this program is in infinitely better shape than it was 14 months ago.

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Robert Lloyd
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Robert Lloyd

Everything but winning. But Satterfield will never give us the solid offense a championship team needs. I, along with many others, say we MUST be a run first offense (and to a fault). Anything else is a loser. I give Matt a B+ his first year.

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Matt Cain
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Matt Cain

As good as you can expe t for year 1 given what we had at QB

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Darrell Moore
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Darrell Moore

He didn't have alot to work with.

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Bill Kay
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Bill Kay

Even though there were many miscues things appear to be moving in the right direction finally after many years.

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Dan Larsen
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Dan Larsen

Simple look where we came from, 8 years of loses, Riley & Frost total disappointments. In both cases the head coaching job at NE was too big for both of them. We now have a process just follow it and it is impressive so far! GBR!!

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michael daly
michael daly

So true, Mickey J.couldn't have run the machine as well as Rhule has thus far.

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Tim Gleason
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Tim Gleason

Love Rhule and truly believe in him picture. However his game management cost us a couple of games. You are paid to have situational awareness and planning. he does SO MICH SO well, but he did not manage end of games well in terms of clock management and understanding his limits with personnel

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Jim Fox
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Jim Fox

He seemed to want to fail the first year, so that subsequent years (with "His" guys) would look better.

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Ron Graf
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Ron Graf

A 5 win season is not up to Nebraska standards. Same old story losing close games and turnovers. Jeff Sims was a total failure

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Bruce Jakubowski
Bruce Jakubowski

Everybody was happy with Jeff Sims until we found out he didn't have any "Fingers". Blame the coach...

Larry Sawatzki
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Larry Sawatzki

Missed a bowl by one game. Plenty of opportunities.

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Richard Johnson
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Richard Johnson

There were some really questionable calls in some games re: going for a first down instead of going for a FG that cost them several games and trying some trick and fancy plays in the red zone but as others have said, he seems to have the program moving in the right direction.

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Anthony Carr
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Anthony Carr

The mishandling of the QB situation and the November collapse at the end of the season.

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