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100+ new faces! How does that translate to on the field performance?

Discussion in 'Recruiting' started by Redfish, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. Redfish

    Redfish Red Shirt 5 Year Member

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    With 100+ new faces in the program in the last 15 months, how will that translate to the product on the field? are we a .500 team this year? 8+ wins or 10+ wins? I believe we are certainly trending upwards, I think our schedule is quite favorable and I think we can be at 8-9 wins. With such a fast roster turnover, I would think the record would reflect their efforts accordingly.
     
  2. Huskerhunter

    Huskerhunter Red Shirt 5 Year Member

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    Or chaos....

    First Practice:

    Coach: "HEY! HEY! YOU! #45! YEAH! YOU! GET OVER HERE! WHAT'S YOUR NAME SON?"
     
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  3. HuskerFed

    HuskerFed Recruit 2 Year Member

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    More competition, motivation and potential stars on the rise. But we have to realize they are Freshmen and it will take a couple of years to show real success with this class.
     
  4. HuSkaBob

    HuSkaBob Husker Geek 5 Year Member

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    To be fair, first practice last year they had 120ish new players. most of whom they hadn't met in recruiting.
     
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  5. Cisco

    Cisco Recruit 2 Year Member

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    It certainly means we are young but it will pay big dividends in the next 2-3 years.
     
  6. djlhuskerfan

    djlhuskerfan Junior Varsity 10 Year Member

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    What amazes me is how few Riley recruits are left after just 2 recruiting cycles
     
  7. Redfish

    Redfish Red Shirt 5 Year Member

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    yep, that's the flip side of this.... I find it shocking as well.
     
  8. Red Crawdad

    Red Crawdad Varsity 10 Year Member

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    NO, NOT YOU, THE OTHER #45! :Biggrin:
     
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  9. ThrowFar60

    ThrowFar60 Recruit 2 Year Member

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    To answer your question, I think we're above .500, somewhere in the 8-9 win range. We're still going to be extremely young at a lot of positions, but I expect improvement overall from last year. We lost 5 games by 6 points or less, one can't help but think some of the new 100+ new faces finds a way to step up and make an impact early. Exciting times ahead
     
  10. UNme

    UNme Recruit 2 Year Member

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    I'm hoping for at least 6-7 wins. It would show improvement, which helps recruiting, and gets us to a bowl game. Anything more would be outstanding, to me.
     
  11. 36Blast

    36Blast Slow Blinker 2 Year Member

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    7+ wins should be more than acceptable. Big step to be taken in 2020
     
  12. katymac

    katymac Scout Team 5 Year Member

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    I'm already pumped up for the spring game.
     
  13. Power of Corn

    Power of Corn Red Shirt 5 Year Member

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    when you look at the schedule, i think 8 wins is pretty expected.
     
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  14. berryhusker

    berryhusker Travel Squad 10 Year Member

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    I agree, I think it is a testament to how the previous staff recruited. I'm obviously a novice like most of us, but I believe the current staff sells the program at its entirety and not just a particular style on offense/defense or playing time. I could be wrong, but hopefully that leads to better retention over time.
     

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