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Nebraska vs Minnesota (10/12/19)

HuskerNash

Recruit
2 Year Member
SO Frost put in Luke against NW with the game on the line because he didn't know th playbook?

SOunds ike the announcers either misunderstood or made some assumptions. All we've heard is that LM is #3, has tested very high on Mario's test, and has picked up the offense really fast. But they are determined to keep his RS and will limit his games.
He took one snap one because of an equipment issue. He wasn’t being asked to lead the team with the game on the line.
 

HuskerInOkieland

All American
15 Year Member
Final Game thoughts.


I’m not sure if there is a lower point in Nebraska football than making Minnesota look like Ohio State or Michigan.

Nebraska didn’t compete tonight. That has to be the most disappointing thing about tonight’s fiasco.

I’m not sure we saw Nebraska turn a runner East-West all night long. It isn’t enough to grab a hold of the guy and hope he gets tired dragging you down the field and falls down. Is there nothing we can do to force a runner to the ground? Other teams sure have no problems forcing our runners to the ground. It is disheartening to see such total lack of physicality out of our team.

We have to be so creative on offense because receivers can’t get open and our offensive line cannot pass block. Boe Wilson was a swinging gate all night. Trent Hixson was absolutely abused several times tonight. Every time our QB dropped back, his life was in danger.

By the way, if you are not going to make a play—don’t fall down and pretend you slipped. It’s funny how our guys kept “slipping” while Minnesota had perfect footing all night long.

This team played with an astonishing lack of heart tonight from the opening kickoff. I flashed back to the Michigan player last year saying he could tell Nebraska players “just didn’t want to be here.” I’m not sure why players think it is okay to lay down and whimper on the football field.

I thought Noah Vedral actually played pretty decently but every time we approached midfield the mistake-fest would immediately ensue.

I said at halftime, if midfield was the goal line we would have been winning.

We laid our usual start of second half egg on both sides of the ball again. Nappy time at half time just isn’t working out.

Let’s hope Wan’Dale Robinson is okay. Get well soon, young man. He made some plays but too little and too much pushing in the back by our blockers.

Spielman with two horrid fumbles on punts tonight. We were lucky we didn’t lose either one of them.

Khalil Davis may have a future as a boxer. However, punches need to be thrown between the bells and not after the bell.

Commentators made mention of our guys giving up on plays. Ouch.

It was nice to see Kade Warner out there for our only TD drive. His 26 yard reception was his first of the year (a career long) and was a ball I’m not sure any of our other receivers wouldn’t have dropped. I hope to see more of him.

Way to go Brody Belt. Nice to see him have a couple of nice runs.

There really isn’t much more I can say without just “piling on” what everybody else is thinking. We stunk tonight. The effort was unacceptable. We played timid, scared, and soft—when we bothered to play at all. This game was one of the worst efforts I can remember in a long time.

We are 4-3, if we play like this the rest of the way, another 4-8 season is on the way.

We stunk.

We have an off week and a couple of very winnable games before another off week. Time for the players to look into the mirror and decide how they want this to go. This season can go into the tank or we could be 6-3 and Bowl eligible when Wisconsin comes calling. But if they say they played hard tonight, then they are liars—and we are in for an ugly second half of the season.

Time for us fans to lower our expectations . . . again. Let’s just get Bowl eligible.

But is expecting our players to give a damn too much to ask?


Take care all.
 
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Uncle Buck

All Big 10
15 Year Member
Final Game thoughts.


I’m not sure if there is a lower point in Nebraska football than making Minnesota look like Ohio State or Michigan.

Nebraska didn’t compete tonight. That has to be the most disappointing thing about tonight’s fiasco.

I’m not sure we saw Nebraska turn a runner East-West all night long. It isn’t enough to grab a hold of the guy and hope he gets tired dragging you down the field and falls down. Is there nothing we can do to force a runner to the ground? Other teams sure have no problems forcing our runners to the ground. It is disheartening to see such total lack of physicality out of our team.

We have to be so creative on offense because receivers can’t get open and our offensive line cannot pass block. Boe Wilson was a swinging gate all night. Trent Hixson was absolutely abused several times tonight. Every time our QB dropped back, his life was in danger.

By the way, if you are not going to make a play—don’t fall down and pretend you slipped. It’s funny how our guys kept “slipping” while Minnesota had perfect footing all night long.

This team played with an astonishing lack of heart tonight from the opening kickoff. I flashed back to the Michigan player last year saying he could tell Nebraska players “just didn’t want to be here.” I’m not sure why players think it is okay to lay down and whimper on the football field.

I thought Noah Vedral actually played pretty decently but every time we approached midfield the mistake-fest would immediately ensue.

I said at halftime, if midfield was the goal line we would have been winning.

We laid our usual start of second half egg on both sides of the ball again. Nappy time at half time just isn’t working out.

Let’s hope Wan’Dale Robinson is okay. Get well soon, young man. He made some plays but too little and too much pushing in the back by our blockers.

Spielman with two horrid fumbles on punts tonight. We were lucky we didn’t lose either one of them.

Khalil Davis may have a future as a boxer. However, punches need to be thrown between the bells and not after the bell.

Commentators made mention of our guys giving up on plays. Ouch.

It was nice to see Kade Warner out there for our only TD drive. His 26 yard reception was his first of the year (a career long) and was a ball I’m not sure any of our other receivers wouldn’t have dropped. I hope to see more of him.

Way to go Brody Belt. Nice to see him have a couple of nice runs.

There really isn’t much more I can say without just “piling on” what everybody else is thinking. We stunk tonight. The effort was unacceptable. We played timid, scared, and soft—when we bothered to play at all. This game was one of the worst efforts I can remember in a long time.

We are 4-3, if we play like this the rest of the way, another 4-8 season is on the way.

We stunk.

We have an off week and a couple of very winnable games before another off week. Time for the players to look into the mirror and decide how they want this to go. This season can go into the tank or we could be 6-3 and Bowl eligible when Wisconsin comes calling. But if they say they played hard tonight, then they are liars—and we are in for an ugly second half of the season.

Time for us fans to lower our expectations . . . again. Let’s just get Bowl eligible.

But is expecting our players to give a damn too much to ask?


Take care all.
Amen
 
So why wasn't Bunch #3 and the one taking the snap due to equipment issues?
Why is everyone so wrapped up in McCaffrey vs NW? He can play in 3 more this year and still RS. Heck if he plays in 5+ this year but he is # 3 qb next year he can play in 4 and still RS next year.

So many things to fixate on with this team, I'm surprised anyone is focused on this.
 

CornhuskerinWI

Red Shirt
He's aleady played one. He has 3 left. You want to play him late in bad weather in a blowout?

We still play Indiana, Purdue and Maryland. We need to win 2 more games to get to a bowl and probably needs to come from those 3. But sure . . .play him against Wisky or Iowa a bit if you need to and he'll keep his RS.
You expect our third string QB to play in games against Indiana, Purdue, or Maryland. Are we getting blown out in those games? Winning by so much there’s junk time?

Missed an opportunity to give him a whole, guaranteed quarter. Who cares about the “bad weather”?
 
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