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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1150 on: November 04, 2019, 04:45:18 PM »
and they still severely out recruit us including one of the best prospects in years in kansas at a position of absolute necessity.
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so apparently they can lose to the worst teams in the country; use an offensive system that prioritizes skill position players over OLs; have so much depth that OL recruits will be 3rd in line waiting for a chance to play and still get kids ahead of KSU
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To be fair to us, LHC Bill Snyder didn't really put much effort into recruiting and there was and still is a lot of uncertainty as to what kind of a program Klieman will run. I expect recruiting to improve if we keep winning.

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« Reply #1151 on: November 04, 2019, 04:46:37 PM »
Plus that Corcoran kid sucks loads of crap


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« Reply #1152 on: November 04, 2019, 05:12:49 PM »
He’s soft as hell
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« Reply #1153 on: November 04, 2019, 05:17:03 PM »
Certainly doesn't seem like the type of youngster to put in the work or sacrifice for the team.
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« Reply #1154 on: November 04, 2019, 05:31:29 PM »
He went to NU because he knew he could be a lazy piece of crap and still see the field because all of their players suck and are even lazier


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« Reply #1155 on: November 04, 2019, 05:34:41 PM »
at least he sounds smart, if lazy

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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1156 on: November 04, 2019, 07:51:01 PM »
He went to NU because he knew he could be a lazy piece of crap and still see the field because all of their players suck and are even lazier


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« Reply #1158 on: November 05, 2019, 06:42:33 AM »
I want to say T's&P's for all the mental gymnastics their fans must be doing, but.... screw them. That base deserves this.

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« Reply #1159 on: November 05, 2019, 09:00:06 AM »
Can we officially start dubbing this the Big 12 Departure Curse?  Seems like all teams that left have lost momentum in college athletics. 
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« Reply #1160 on: November 05, 2019, 09:21:25 AM »
i don't think this really applies to Mizzou, you can argue they've actually done better in the SEC.  Nebraska is in the exact same position they would be in the Big 12. 

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« Reply #1161 on: November 05, 2019, 09:30:16 AM »
I think Nebraska would be recruiting better in the Big 12. It's also possible that Pelini would have beaten a couple of teams their fans actually care about beating and not been fired for winning 9 games every year.

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« Reply #1162 on: November 05, 2019, 09:44:12 AM »
their fans cared about beating Texas, Texas beat them every time.  Pelini wasn't winning a natty there, that's all their fans care about.  he would have eventually been fired, maybe they hire someone other than mike riley, but whoever they would have gotten it wouldn't have been good enough, and i think you always end up where they are at.  no way of knowing obvs, but all the schools in the big 12 that were here when Nebraska was still around, all have better facilities and care more about football now, and are for the most part more competitive than the Purdues and Indianas.

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« Reply #1163 on: November 05, 2019, 09:55:24 AM »
Beating Texas seems pretty easy to me, why did Nebraska never do it?
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« Reply #1164 on: November 05, 2019, 09:57:07 AM »
think it's because they were a mediocre program.  they would kill to be mediocre right now i would think.  frost warning tho.

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« Reply #1165 on: November 05, 2019, 10:20:00 AM »
Nebraska was able to beat us sometimes. Their fans really cared about that, even though they claimed not to.

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« Reply #1166 on: November 05, 2019, 11:11:05 AM »
Nebraska struck fear in the local schools and dominated the landscape in recruiting. iowa, penn st, Michigan state, ohio state, Michigan, Illinois, etc are just as big of schools and have no shared history with them. they don't care about Nebraska. Nebraska is basically Maryland to all of them. pretty lol really.

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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1167 on: November 05, 2019, 11:17:20 AM »
i don't think this really applies to Mizzou, you can argue they've actually done better in the SEC.  Nebraska is in the exact same position they would be in the Big 12.

Slightly better in football (they had a good year in 2007).  They have not been meeting expectations over the last couple of years, though.  Also, they nose-dived the basketball program (to comply with SEC standards I assume).
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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1168 on: November 05, 2019, 08:14:12 PM »
Beating Texas seems pretty easy to me, why did Nebraska never do it?

You do realize we are the only team in the big XII to have a winning record vs Texas.
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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1169 on: November 06, 2019, 08:26:20 AM »
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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1170 on: November 06, 2019, 08:36:27 AM »
Rough start for Hoiberg

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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1172 on: November 06, 2019, 11:44:38 AM »
https://247sports.com/college/nebraska/Article/Nebraska-Huskers-basketball-Fred-Hoiberg-debut-lose-to-UC-Riverside-138090481/


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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1173 on: November 06, 2019, 11:48:49 AM »
he coached and was then the AD there, resigned in 2015.

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Re: Nebraska's struggle for relevance.
« Reply #1174 on: November 06, 2019, 01:45:15 PM »
I'm sure that this was discussed on the basketball board, but Doc being an assistant at Nebraska is hilarious. Dude that hard up for a job? What an amazing shot to ones ego.