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Will the Husker football team win 9 or more games this season?

Will the Husker football team win 9 or more games this season?

Heck yeah!

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Not quite there yet

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Heck yeah!

11 Comments
Guy Rodgers
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Guy Rodgers

Unlike last year, a very favorable schedule. If NU wins the games it should, it only has to win 1 of 4 against the tougher opponents (Northwestern, Ohio State, Iowa, Wisconsin). I like those chances.

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Dennis Paulsen
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Dennis Paulsen

attitude and preparation are favoring the team. In addition if the team takes inspiration from Coach DeWitt and his personal; challenges off the field then look out.

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Linda Ogren
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Linda Ogren

Coaching, talent, believe, together team

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Shane Johnston
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Shane Johnston

I'd think 7-8 games is more reasonable but the favorable schedule gives them a win or two.

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Clint Jones
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Clint Jones

Darrion Daniels is the reason why we get to 9. Before his transfer announcement, I had us at 7. This young man will make THAT much difference. He will allow the ends to get in the backfield.

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Jay Carter
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Jay Carter

I believe it's husker power time!!!!

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Mas Shara
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Mas Shara

It's a reasonable expectation for this season. The Schedule is much better than last year and the evidence from the second half of the season is ample that a major improvement should be expected. GBR

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Steve “S85” T
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Steve “S85” T

The schedule and a better D. They lost five games under 5 points last year. This year will be much different. Go Big Red!

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Randy Petersen
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Randy Petersen

Great QB, improved defensive play.

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Kevin Gaines
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Kevin Gaines

The first 4 games are key. Not only wins but some convincing victories will go a long way towards scoring an upset along the way. Anything less than 8 wins would be a disappointment. 10 wins is doable

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Not quite there yet

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Jamie Dilla
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Jamie Dilla

I love this university and all of it's student/athletes/coaches/instructors. I feel this team is on the right path. Keep hopes high but know that growing pains will still rear their ugly heads. GBR

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Joe Money
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Joe Money

I’m not sure about the depth of the team overall just yet.

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Jack Wickes
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Jack Wickes

Lack of experience in O line, lack of running back and wide receiver depth and big questions still remain on D. I see them at 5-7 or 6-6. Jack, Omaha, NE

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Tom Nelsen
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Tom Nelsen

Things look very promising, but I'm not ready to ramp up my expectations until we see the results on the field this season. GBR!!

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Jay Safford
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Jay Safford

We will be better but the team is so young. I think 6-7 wins is where we land. I hope we get nine, just don't want to get my hopes up. Just beat Iowa!!

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Doug Einsel
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Doug Einsel

Young players, miscues, inexperience. 7-8 wins.

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jerry williams
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jerry williams

A lot of young players

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ghuskerdude1
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ghuskerdude1

The staff walked into a mess. I expect improvement...but 9 wins is out there but it will be tough.

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Randy Weitzenkamp
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Randy Weitzenkamp

Not enough depth to reasonably win 9+ games. We'll need outstanding discipline and execution with precious few injuries to have a shot at 9+.

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Chad Kramer
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Chad Kramer

Unknown commodity or lack of depth at way too many positions including RB, WR, OL, and LB.

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PREDICTION: Will Nebraska's next head football coach have Big 12 ties?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
4 months left

PREDICTION: Will Nebraska's next head football coach have Big 12 ties?

Yes

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No

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Yes

2 Comments
Kevin Bolin
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Kevin Bolin

most likely one of their coaches

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Tom Hedlund
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Tom Hedlund

Leipold will likely prefer the Husker job over the Badgers for three reasons, and it's quite possible he would keep a few of the existing staff, namely Joseph and Busch.

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No

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Larry Ewart
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Larry Ewart

Leipold will likely stay at KU. Why? Because his contract will be renegotiated in a big way and if you win over half your games as a HC at Kansas you will be the all time winning coach ever. Jack Mitchell is number one. You will have long time security in this day and age of firing coaches.

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Richard Stotts
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Richard Stotts

neither have won anything. Hard pass

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Leonard Barron
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Leonard Barron

we need a coach that understands the Big 10

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Bob Notbob
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Bob Notbob

Campbell isn't B1G quality. We can and will do much better. ISU is a 4th tier fbs team. We are a blue blood. We are not the same.

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Wade Williams
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Wade Williams

I kind of doubt it because I believe Leipold would go to Wisconsin now that they fired Chryst and I don't think Aranda would come. That leaves Gundy, which is possible. Personally, I'd love to see it work out for MJ. GBR!!!!

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Jay Reeder
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Jay Reeder

I'll go with no. As the Baylor coach didn't leave for more money laden pastures last year. And the KU coach mayget a full court press from Wisconsin.

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The Huskers haven't beaten an FBS team in nearly a full year. Will they break the skid vs. Indiana?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
5 days ago

The Huskers haven't beaten an FBS team in nearly a full year. Will they break the skid vs. Indiana?

38%
Yes

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62%
No WINNER

15

38%
Yes

8 Comments
Chris Martin
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Chris Martin

Indiana nearly lost to IU & WKU and the W over Idaho wasn't that impressive. They allowed IU RB Chase Brown 199 yds and WKU RB Kye Robichaux 135 yds. Grant, Ervin, Johnson & Yant will have a big day and help keep the defense off the field.

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Brad Bredenkamp
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Brad Bredenkamp

Motivation by Mickey, simpler defense and a week of focus on individual technique will get the Huskers on track...IF there is any on-field leadership from the players.

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KK Smith
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KK Smith

Hope springs eternal...

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Doug Einsel
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Doug Einsel

Trying to remain optimistic.

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Visitor
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Visitor

With the shock of losing a head coach and DC behind them, they two weeks of refocus and reset will benefit this talented team and the Huskers will have new inspiration to win this next contest.

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Wade Williams
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Wade Williams

I believe in MJ enough that I do believe he will somehow have found a way to get this team ready to perform up to their capabilities. After the NW gm, SF said the guys needed something to believe in. They have to start with themselves. MJ will have em' believing!

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hm dude
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hm dude

Its the Huskers GO BIG RED

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James Key
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James Key

why not has to happen eventually

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62%
No

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Andy Fields
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Andy Fields

Unfortunately, the skers may not win again this year. They not be lookin too good. No offense but, enough of the dumb polls till they get better.

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Tucker Mcmann
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Tucker Mcmann

As of right now, the defense cannot stop anybody, the offense is absolutely anemic, team moral is in the toilet, we are on the road against an improved IU team. Outside of all that, I think we have a great shot.

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Danny Baker
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Danny Baker

The D-line for the Huskers will not be good enough to stop Indiana. The O-line will allow too many sacks.

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Barton Jay Burroughs
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Barton Jay Burroughs

I have seen no evidence, given the lack of coaching so far, that this team can rise to the challenge.

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Steve Slezak
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Steve Slezak

I think the team is lost even though MJ is the coach. It will be a reasonable effort, but ultimately, it will be a loss.

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James Traut
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James Traut

“Recruiting beats coaching”… true for skill positions, but not true for OL, DL, and LB positions. Very poor player development at NU and too late now that the season in underway. Wonder what Benhart would be like had he chose Iowa or Wisconsin.

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Jim Firnhaber
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Jim Firnhaber

Line play has been terrible. Need to prove it now or I won't believe.

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Alexanderthegreatandterrible
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Alexanderthegreatandterrible

Heck no, defense is so bad we can't trust the team at all.

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Dennis Peterson
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Dennis Peterson

Haven’t shown that they know how or want to.

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Jon Jorgenson
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Jon Jorgenson

Our team has not tackled in practices for four years. No toughness. A great touch football team.

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david mellott
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david mellott

The Huskers have a losing culture. Mickey doesn't stand a chance.

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Randy Wolf
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Randy Wolf

This team has been neglected for several years. Frost, it seems, spent more time on personal problems but was happy to take the salary. My gut feeling is he was trying to get fired BEFORE Oct 1st and he did everything he could to do that, including the onside kick.

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Arthur Cayette
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Arthur Cayette

No reason to start winning now. MJ seems like a great coach but you have a front line that does not want to protect the QB. They look like the basketball team with no will nor want. As Tom Kropp said when he chose Kearney St BB over UNL “they can make a good player bad”

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Glenn Suzuki
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Glenn Suzuki

Team not motivated and not playing with energy and enthusiasm. Need new coaches to motivate them.

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