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    Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    I find it entertaining that nebraska's the highest rated team in the big 10 but would likely finish 5th or 6th in the Big 12 this year. Watched espn yesterday and the big 10 hardly gets mentioned, all the top players are from the SEC, Big 12, ACC, and Pac 12- mostly the SEC and Big 12.

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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    How the hell do you know where they'd finish?



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    In predictions I can see putting them behind OU, OSU & Texas A&M but not Missouri or Texas.

    I could also see predicting Neb. 2nd only to OU.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    Quote Originally Posted by Win5002 View Post
    In predictions I can see putting them behind OU, OSU & Texas A&M but not Missouri or Texas.

    I could also see predicting Neb. 2nd only to OU.
    I would agree with this. 4th in the conf if they were still here.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    Put down the hatorade... They wouldnt be playing OU, so that would be a huge advantage, plus they would have aTm and Ok State at home. With the schedule they would have, their toughest game would be at Missouri or at Texas, and really they could win both of those games. If they were still in the Big 12 this season, they would be predicted to have 10+ wins.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    I didn't know we had so many nebraska supporters in cyclone nation? Yes they could have finish 4th in the league and being in the north would've helped. Remember that texas beat them at home last year and missouri has better skilled players and more team speed.

    Playing in the old north division does allow nebraska to finish higher than say better teams from the old south. My prediction would be if you picked the best teams in the league.

    nebraska's had the easiest path to a conference championship and a BCS game the last 10 years. How many did they win?



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    Quote Originally Posted by cysocool View Post
    I didn't know we had so many nebraska supporters in cyclone nation? Yes they could have finish 4th in the league and being in the north would've helped. Remember that texas beat them at home last year and missouri has better skilled players and more team speed.

    Playing in the old north division does allow nebraska to finish higher than say better teams from the old south. My prediction would be if you picked the best teams in the league.

    nebraska's had the easiest path to a conference championship and a BCS game the last 10 years. How many did they win?
    I hate Nebraska, but Im also a realist.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    No, I don't like nebraska and i'm comfortable with that. I'm also a realist and think its ok to debate the real nebraska, instead of just letting them run away from a once great conference and pointing the finger at texas as the reason.


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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    I would have had them 12th, losing a tough one to KU.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    All I know is that Nebraska is the most talented team in the Big Ten this year. The only thing holding them back is general unfamiliarity with conference opponents.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    Quote Originally Posted by cysocool View Post
    No, I don't like nebraska and i'm comfortable with that. I'm also a realist and think its ok to debate the real nebraska, instead of just letting them run away from a once great conference and pointing the finger at texas as the reason.
    Im not sure what that means? But, nebraska beat OSU and MU last year and where close against OU in the CCG. Is it realism, or spite that makes you think they would be so much worse this year than last year. Calling them names from a message board wont make it so.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    The better question is where will they end up in the Big ten this year. There has been a lot of hoople, but many people are not so sure what will happen. Fans may have Wiscy flu this year.


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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    Quote Originally Posted by ShockRerun View Post
    Im not sure what that means? But, nebraska beat OSU and MU last year and where close against OU in the CCG. Is it realism, or spite that makes you think they would be so much worse this year than last year. Calling them names from a message board wont make it so.
    What names did I call them? They almost lost to Iowa State but I didn't even talk about that. I didn't say they would be so much worse than last year, probably about the same IMO. Just saying talent wise and team potential they probably would be somewhere around 5 or 6 in the big 12.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    Question would be whether Martinez is healthy all year. If so, I'd give them a shot at the CCG, if not they could go as low as 4th or 5th.



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    Re: Nebraska would likely finish 5th or 6th in the big 12 this season.

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    I hate Nebraska, but Im also a realist.
    This.



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