By now, you are familiar with the (NSFW) bomb Deadspin.com dropped
on the state of Nebraska, Bo Pelini, and the 2013 season. Having read the article, listened to the audio, and witnessed the media explosion that followed, I'm still trying to wrap my head around the situation. Here are some of my random thoughts as of Monday night:
You have every right to be pissed off.
I was upset when I first heard it. It was unsettling. Disturbing. Hurtful. As Nebraskans and fans, we have a deep pride in the program. Over the years, we've come to expect that our passion will be mocked and ridiculed by outsiders who don't understand what we have and why we treasure it. When the barbs come from some east coast media member or fan of a rival school, it is easy to deflect their words