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    Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    I have been watching the BTN lately and the Mizzou/NU game is on right now and I have watched the Mizzou/Iowa game too. Mizzou's defensive contain has to be the worst I have ever seen. The linebackers are constantly out of place, they were sucked up in the gaps and not playing contain. The safeties did a terrible job with their angles and were also consistently out of place. I guess some of it was that Tiller was starting. But Helu and Coker ran all over Mizzou, Helu even set a single game Nebraska rushing record in that game. Just a rant and hoping Mizzou's defense does not change a thing!



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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    This shows you how god awful our offense was that game.



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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    I have been watching the BTN lately and the Mizzou/NU game is on right now and I have watched the Mizzou/Iowa game too. Mizzou's defensive contain has to be the worst I have ever seen. The linebackers are constantly out of place, they were sucked up in the gaps and not playing contain. The safeties did a terrible job with their angles and were also consistently out of place. I guess some of it was that Tiller was starting. But Helu and Coker ran all over Mizzou, Helu even set a single game Nebraska rushing record in that game. Just a rant and hoping Mizzou's defense does not change a thing!
    Bingo! Lack of passing game in that game.



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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    They could stack the box against A-Rob because our passing game was of little threat.


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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycarob View Post
    Bingo! Lack of passing game in that game.
    Just as much blame can go to the receivers too. (Except Jake Williams)


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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    That was the only game I made it to last year. I'm going to say it was too cold. Yeah, that's the ticket.



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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    Just as much blame can go to the receivers too.
    Yep. They definitely had their missed opportunities.



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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    They could stack the box against A-Rob because our passing game was of little threat.
    I would agree, however Nebraska's passing attack was barely more dangerous than ours.


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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    Because we sucked last year



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    Re: Seriously how did we not run wild on Mizzou last season?

    I hope that our receivers are twice as good this year. We just made nothing happen from a receiver standpoint. No breakaways, no separation, no broken tackles, no athletic catches except for Franklin. We can only be better.


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