Just six years ago, Florida State was on top of the college football world, entering the playoff as an undefeated defending champ. It's gone all downhill from there, thanks to on- and off-field dysfunction.
Bowden should love Nebraska since he was gifted a NC at our expense.I don't understand this hate for FSU. They have always been our "friendly rival" from the South. Sure we got screwed in that Orange Bowl title game....sure they lucked out twice up in Lincoln on Husker bonehead plays and turnovers, and sure we had them beat in that bowl game where Knox fumbled away the game sealer on the goaline and then we can't line up properly at the end of the game, and of course there was that embarrassing Peter-Tom-Willis-chuck-as-far-as-you-can-and-have -a-guy-make-the-best-catch-of-his-life bowl game............
but... Bobby Bowden LOVES Nebraska.
If they are following NUs fall from relevancy path, they have another 15+ years to go. It is sadly reminiscent of our steep decline from 1997 to 2004.It's about time they start emulating us.
Clean it up, clear em out, and find a steady captain to run the ship
Wow steep decline? Right now Nebraska fans would and should kill to have the the types of record that Frank Solich had from 97-2003. He had one .500 season. The year he was fired the team was 10-3 with a bowl game win.If they are following NUs fall from relevancy path, they have another 15+ years to go. It is sadly reminiscent of our steep decline from 1997 to 2004.
I would certainly sign up for some 9-win and 10-win seasons right now. I guess my point was we went from winning our third national title in four years in 1997 to losing games by up to 60 points and finishing with a losing record in 2004 (under Callahan, not Solich). Whoever you want to blame for it, that is a steep decline.Wow steep decline? Right now Nebraska fans would and should kill to have the the types of record that Frank Solich had from 97-2003. He had one .500 season. The year he was fired the team was 10-3 with a bowl game win.
Unfortunately too many Nebraska fans thought Nebraska football would and should be playing in the National title game in perpetuity. I guess I never thought that was going to happen. The run was great fun, but I never thought it was going to last forever. So we traded in being a good team for what we have right now.