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Huskers open as 19.5 point favorite over Illinois

Discussion in 'Football' started by Red Reign, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. Red Reign

    Red Reign Husker Immortal 10 Year Member

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    Ohio State game seems to have paid some dividends

     
  2. dparks

    dparks Travel Squad 10 Year Member

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    I hate playing mobile QB's......I can see LB Young getting 12 tackles.....most of them 10 yards down field......
     
  3. Red Reign

    Red Reign Husker Immortal 10 Year Member

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    Yeah Illinois will hate playing against A Mart for sure
     
  4. lincoln84

    lincoln84 Travel Squad 5 Year Member

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    I am surprised by that line.
     
  5. gheerock

    gheerock Recruit 2 Year Member

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    And if they even make the tackle it will be more than 10 yards past the LOS
     
  6. gheerock

    gheerock Recruit 2 Year Member

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    Just to clarify..that's Illinois tackling A Mart
     
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    gheerock Recruit 2 Year Member

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  8. huskernut

    huskernut Average guy 5 Year Member

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    Higher than I thought. Start playing a little better and expectations zoom up.
     
  9. clove8828

    clove8828 Recruit

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    I really dont think the D will have trouble against AJ Bush just do to the simple fact the practice against AMart
     
  10. Philly402

    Philly402 Recruit

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    42-17 'skers
     
  11. Beareye

    Beareye Red Shirt 2 Year Member

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    It's been a while since we had a line like that for a conference game. A little love/respect from Vegas!

    Run defense needs to be ready, or we could find ourselves in a close game. That's the one thing Illinois can do well. Take away the run, and we're good in this one.
     
  12. HuskerTea

    HuskerTea Red Shirt 5 Year Member

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    I think we win out now.Showing growth each week.What a great time to be a Husker fan.Love It.GBR.
     
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  13. HuttoHusker

    HuttoHusker Junior Varsity 5 Year Member

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    :Koolaid2:slow down a bit. GBR
     
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  14. cthusker

    cthusker You talken to me? 5 Year Member

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    Vegas plays no favorites nor consumes any koolaide... So that line SCREAMS how much they consider Nebraska has improved. They aren't in the business of losing money.....
     
  15. huskerator 5000

    huskerator 5000 Travel Squad 10 Year Member

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    Agree. It's down to 17.5 now but honestly I was expecting an open more like NU-12, based on Sagarin and some other things (e.g. Illinois crushing Minnesota last week, NU coming off a big game against a physical opponent).
     

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