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  1. Devaney gone?

    FYI - if you read the article he has not been at North Stadium for over two weeks. He was let go quite a while ago. Nobody bothered to ask anyone if he was fired until recently.
  2. Challenges to a robust walk-on program in 2017

    FYI - the walk on program for the last ten years has had around 50 walkons on the roster. Riley just this season had 135 total athletes on the team, and not all 85 scholarships were filled, so that is 50 plus walkons this year.
  3. Challenges to a robust walk-on program in 2017

    Personally, I think the 130-140 range is more than enough athletes for a football team. That goes about 6 deep at each position (assuming all positions are equal, which they are not, but you get the point) 4 deep of scholarship players, and 2 walkons at each position.
  4. Challenges to a robust walk-on program in 2017

    The Title IX implications are the biggest obstacle at the moment. For every male athlete at the university which includes walk-ons. There has to be an equivalent female athlete. So if they add 20 more walk-ons to bring the roster up to 155 from the 135. (which is already 50 walk-ons!!!). They would need to find room for 20 more female athletes somewhere in the university. It isn't just as simple as we'll take 85 walk-ons in addition to the 85 scholarship players and the walk-on program is Fixed!!
  5. Frost on Jim Rome

    CliffNotes for those that can't listen at the moment?
  6. Not going to make excuses, but put yourself in their shoes. How much effort would you give at your current job, if you knew you were without a doubt going to be fired in 2 months, and then collect 2 years worth of pay after getting fired? I'm guessing not much effort would be given. There is a reason we didn't hear about a lot of these problems until this year from this staff.
  7. Assistants Announced

    After the NIU lose, and subsequent firing of the coaching staffs "cover" Why put forth the effort, knowing that you are going to be fired at the end of the year. Sure you can do it for the kids, and to a certain extent, that happened. If Eichorst wasn't fired until after say the Minnesota game, I think this whole season would have looked a little bit different. It would have been a 5-7 or even a 6-6 season. (NW game for sure would have swung the other way) I do feel however those things progressed exactly by design though. There was a reason that Eichorst was fired early on because Bounds and Green knew that would tank the rest of the season and make what has transpired the past couple of weeks much easier to make happen. Bottom line, I can't fault the previous coaching staff for not really giving a rip the rest of the season when they knew they were out. They were a lame duck coaching staff for 9 weeks of the season.
  8. Assistants Announced

    Why? He has a good gig now as HC at Liberty.
  9. 2017 Coaching Changes- So Far!

    I agree, but I would figure a UTEP or a Rice or someone like that would at least ask the question and take a chance on a coach that has shown he can do "ok" as a FBS coach.
  10. 2017 Coaching Changes- So Far!

    I'm not looking to start a big long discussion but in all seriousness. I'm actually kind of shocked that Pelini's name has not come up in some of these searches. He did seem to excel as a DC in the SEC, and the recruiting is pretty easy down there also, not to mention he does have experience at a P5 school. Either of the Mississippi schools, Arkansas. The mid-level SEC schools I would think would be a decent fit for him.
  11. Playoffs robbed BIG West

    More like the BIG west jobbed Wisconsin. If the BIG West didn't suck so bad, and Bucky went undefeated there wouldn't have even been a discussion.
  12. ESPN-How Nebraska Got Scott Frost

    Read this and let me know how much PR there is to Scott's indecisiveness. http://www.wesh.com/article/pats-2-cent ... a/14029273 Quote: He was happy to autograph the footballs, and as I handed him the first one - as he began to sign it - I quietly asked him one simple question. “How are you doing, Scott?” He looked up from the football and said, “I don’t know what to do.” Moments later, longtime UCF play-by-play voice Marc Daniels walked into the conversation, and for the next 25 minutes, he and I listened to Scott Frost purge in ways that neither of us could have imagined. ... At some point during our conversation, Marc and I realized the enormity of what was happening. Even the coach said that he “probably shouldn’t be telling you guys all these things,” then a moment later asked us what we would do if we were in his shoes. Crazy. Only later did it occur to me that Scott might have shared these otherwise private thoughts because Marc and I had no investment in his future. Perhaps he trusted us. ... “Right now I have two homes,” he told us. “One up there with my parents, and my home here in Orlando. If I go there and fail, I won’t have any home. I won’t be able to stay, and I will have given up my place here.” Scott had said he wasn’t able to sleep. That quote offered proof.
  13. Quarterback

    Both Gebbia and POB played in very similar offenses in High School. We have two QBs that could excel in Frost's offense. Dual Threat, means they are a "threat" to run or pass. Everyone seems to think Duel Threat means. Run the option offense, and pop up and throw 10 times a game to a Tight End on a fly route.
  14. There are going to be a lot of pissed off people when A). Riley is retained after this year or B) a completely different coach is brought in like a Dino Babers. If it is B. I truly hope Frost comes out publicly turns down the job, so people will stop hanging on his nutsack. Yes he is a decent coach, but I’m still not convinced he wants to come to Nebraska. He has a pretty good gig
  15. Enough with the fan abuse

    And Langsdorf did say that everyone needed to temper their expectations before the season. But the media kept pushing it. I believe it was in a Sipple article.
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