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10/15/2015

Who's to blame for the third-down fiasco at Illinois?

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Quarterback

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74%
Coaching Staff WINNER

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26%
Quarterback

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Dick Plock
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Dick Plock

Run the play called.

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Doug Miller
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Doug Miller

It was a called run play and QB was told not to throw. He needs to get hearing aids or get his ego in check.

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Robert Hutsell
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Robert Hutsell

Not time to be Favre. Just plant your foot and go down

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Brent Pope
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Brent Pope

Football 101. A 3 year starter has to know that he CANNOT risk an incomplete pass there.

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Justin Carper
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Justin Carper

Sure coaches take the responsibility, but fault? Yeah, that was Tommy. It happens.

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74%
Coaching Staff

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Visitor
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Visitor

If they really did call a run then why didn't the coaching staff bench Tommy on the next play. The next play was a pass yet again when they should have either kicked a field goal, punted, or ran the ball. The coaching unit pays lip service to the run. I was there and it was windy, passed all day.

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Jeff Storley
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Jeff Storley

First rule of leadership - it's always the boss' fault (in this case the coaches are the bosses). Call a play where there's no chance of it not being a run. It's all on the coaches.

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Visitor
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Visitor

coaches play should of never been called simple hand off to fullback we win

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Matt Kudron
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Matt Kudron

A belly dive, QB draw, or FB trap would have simplified the play. Why put your lead blocker (TE) in motion before the snap. He forgot to go in motion. Tommy didn't make sure he went in motion to the correct spot, our RB said he thought it was a run. THREE mistakes - that's on coaching.

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Sagan Zavelo
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Sagan Zavelo

Responsibility falls on the coach, rather it's in the actual game time or in practice preparation for game time

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Keith Petrie
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Keith Petrie

They should have reinforced... NO PASS!!!

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Dick Plock
Dick Plock

Run the play called. He was told that not to pass!!!!!!!!

T David Andrew M
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T David Andrew M

There were so many opportunities in the first 3 quarters that were not taken advantage of that the game never should have hinged on the 3rd down in the 4th quarter.

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Ronald D. Bull
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Ronald D. Bull

Coaches need to insure a win not let the players play pee wee football. when leading by 6 and Ill has just march down the field. the field goal was the best chance to secure the win or run pass option, PS any more decisions like that heads need to row.

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Brian Lake
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Brian Lake

Clock mismanagement.

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Doug Shonka
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Doug Shonka

You know who Tommie is. He takes risks pushing the envelope. Keep it simple stupid!

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Do you see the Huskers beating the point spread against Oklahoma this weekend?

Do you see the Huskers beating the point spread against Oklahoma this weekend?

I'll take the points and the Huskers

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The Illinois game really shook me

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I'll take the points and the Huskers

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John Jordan
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John Jordan

OU is susceptible to the long passing game. NU pulls out some stops on offense. D keeps it close. OU by 3.

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James Key
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James Key

Im breaking out my 30yr old Number 7 jersey. Huskers by 7

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Matt Seiler
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Matt Seiler

Spencer is a guy who’s easily rattled (get it?) and figures to throw a few picks if pressured. I still think we lose but Huskers can move the ball through the air and force a few TOs to keep this game within 14. Small chance they even pull out the W

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Mark Wane
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Mark Wane

I watched the Tulane game and I think Buffalo is a good team that the D shutdown. Plus I went to school in the 90’s and want us so badly to step up on National tv. We are due!! Skers

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Mick Hanson
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Mick Hanson

I drink all the Kool-aid, why not?

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Bob Berg
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Bob Berg

Sooner's lose one game mid-season. Why not this one. Hopefully no one showed the Sooner team what Frost and company did to them in '96 and '97. We should play well for 3 quarters then their top guys may take over.

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The Illinois game really shook me

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Randy Weitzenkamp
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Randy Weitzenkamp

It's likely at some point in the game we'll be down a score or two. Does this team have the mental toughness to fight and mount a comeback or will they fold? I just don't think the team has that kind of confidence in themselves yet.

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Ryan Moss
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Ryan Moss

I can’t believe Nebraska fans have fallen so far that they discuss if they can’t beat the spread and not if they can beat OU.

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Terry Busch
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Terry Busch

they have talent everywhere. We have a tiny bit of talent. It's a talent landslide.

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Sporty361
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Sporty361

No way! IL lost big to an unrated Virginia team. Sooners will do whatever they want to do regarding score. Tired of us ‘rebuilding’ when we can’t beat teams that out recruit us every year. Don’t those teams have to rebuild? Simply put we are either terrible recruiters or terrible developers.

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Larry Smith
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Larry Smith

Big REd is playing well below the Sooner's level. I just hope they can keep it at the 21 points and not get buried in a ten td avalanche.

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Steve Walker
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Steve Walker

They are still playing pretty bad. Offensive line is still not blowing anyone off the ball. Defense is still not getting a pass rush. Secondary is not as good as advertised. Hopefully there will be improvement.

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USMC Sully
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USMC Sully

we have been down this road too many times to think otherwise

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Wade Williams
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Wade Williams

We are not there yet. We put too much pressure on an improving defense. If NU could some how score 40 they might have a chance at the end of the game but....I'll call it 48-27 OU.

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Matt Seiler
Matt Seiler

I believe that means they beat the spread

Bryan Petersen
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Bryan Petersen

Offensive line had yet to show we can run the ball between the tackles

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Are you concerned about the investigation into the Husker's use of analysts and off-campus workouts?

Are you concerned about the investigation into the Husker's use of analysts and off-campus workouts?

No, it's just a distraction

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Yes, it indicates questionable judgement

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No, it's just a distraction

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Darrell Bailey
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Darrell Bailey

Lots of teams are doing the exact same thing. Make everyone else accountable before just punishing the Huskers.

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Randy Weitzenkamp
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Randy Weitzenkamp

It's just a distraction, but it is the last thing we need right now. The timing of this news is extremely suspicious. Focus on taking care of business on the field and this will be ancient history in a month .

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Yes, it indicates questionable judgement

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Ryan Moss
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Ryan Moss

Frost is doing everything he can to try to get this program going again. That even means blatantly cheating and trying to cover up his cheating. This isn’t an oopsie, it’s desperation. Same with trying to run away from the OU game. He knows he’s in trouble and he just cost himself his buyout.

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