Results 1 to 12 of 12
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 429,744, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    64,423
    Points
    429,744
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,362
    Given: 1,013

    Count on the Lord

    Nebraska Cornhuskers, NCAA Football - CBSSports.com


    Callahan says he's looking ahead to K-State, not job status


    Nov. 5, 2007
    CBSSports.com wire reports

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Coach Bill Callahan sidestepped questions about his future at Nebraska, saying he's focused on preparing to play Kansas State on Saturday.
    Advertisement Callahan, whose team has lost five straight, declined to say Monday whether he has been asked to resign with the promise of a settlement. If he's fired at the end of the season, Callahan's contract calls for Nebraska to pay him more than $3 million.
    Asked whether there was any reason to believe he'll be back next season, Callahan said: "I'll let the powers that be make those decisions."
    Interim athletic director Tom Osborne has said he won't make a decision on Callahan until after the season.
    The Huskers (4-6, 1-5 Big 12) are coming off a 76-39 loss at Kansas, a game in which they surrendered the most points in the school's 118-year football history. Callahan already has the most lopsided loss in school history on his tab -- a 70-10 beat-down at Texas Tech in 2004.
    Nebraska, a 7½-point underdog at home against Kansas State, is on its longest losing streak since 1958. Another defeat would mark the longest streak since the 1957 team lost its final seven games during a 1-9 campaign under Bill Jennings.
    "This situation is very disappointing for us, and we're working through it the best we can," Callahan said. "It's just one of those years where we haven't performed to the standard we wanted to. I'll let the higher-ups and whoever the decision makers are make those decisions" about next season.
    Callahan said he came into the season optimistic after the Huskers won the Big 12 North and finished 9-5 last season.
    But this year's squad has posted some of the worst statistics in the program's history. The Huskers are 106th nationally in scoring defense (35.9 points), 112th in total defense (477.6 yards) and 118th in rushing defense (240.1 yards).
    Callahan said he wouldn't look back at what went wrong.
    "You try to learn from some of the mistakes, if you had made any, or maybe the performances or maybe some decisions made," he said. "This isn't the time to look back on anything. We have to focus on Kansas State."
    With scrutiny intensifying with each loss, Callahan said he leans on his religion.
    "I've got to count on the Lord in that respect. That's where I derive my strength from," Callahan said. "That's what any Christian does. You put your trust in the Lord and you go forward."


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus, Hallice, Deonte, Dustin, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and McKaT.

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 35,334, Level: 57
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 116
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ISU4ME's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    1,638
    Points
    35,334
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 28
    Given: 36

    Re: Count on the Lord

    No need to worry about his job status as everyone knows he is all but done after this season.



  3. #3
    Facebook Knows All
    Points: 283,345, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 37.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycloneworld's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NE Oklahoma
    Posts
    17,709
    Points
    283,345
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,237
    Given: 771

    Re: Count on the Lord

    Yep, there is no possible way he stays next year. None.


    Looking for an easy and fun 5k? Check out Breathe Deep Des Moines on June 20 at Raccoon River Park in WDM.

    www.lungevity.org/desmoines

  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 38,264, Level: 60
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 786
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    clonomaniac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    St Louis, MO
    Posts
    1,995
    Points
    38,264
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Count on the Lord

    Kansas State will beat them too, just watch.


    WE ARE IOWA STATE

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 351,725, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    isucyfan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Saint Paul, MN
    Posts
    19,885
    Points
    351,725
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 121
    Given: 6

    Re: Count on the Lord

    Like the Lord cares if Nebraska wins.


    Forever trying to find a cure for the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 144,778, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation First ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CrossCyed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    9,412
    Points
    144,778
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 18
    Given: 1

    Re: Count on the Lord

    I'm pretty sure that Lord was a five-star that recently decommitted from Nebraska.

    Rivals did like him though.

    POSITIVES

    Heavenly touch with the ball
    Outstanding balance, even on slick surfaces
    Can help teammates who are not at 100%

    NEGATIVES

    Can he succeed at Nebraska?



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 59,441, Level: 75
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 609
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    League City, TX
    Posts
    2,900
    Points
    59,441
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Count on the Lord

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Like the Lord cares if Nebraska wins.
    I'm sure he does. According to the people outside Memorial Stadium when we played them, God Hates Nebraska. Also, I'm going to hell and our soldiers are dying because we tolerate homosexuality.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 429,744, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    64,423
    Points
    429,744
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,362
    Given: 1,013

    Re: Count on the Lord

    The closet to the Lord he had was Jamal Lord.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus, Hallice, Deonte, Dustin, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and McKaT.

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 62,501, Level: 77
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 749
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyinCo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, IA
    Posts
    5,501
    Points
    62,501
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 79
    Given: 0

    Re: Count on the Lord

    Actually, recently, a congressman declared Tom Osborne God in a lawsuit. So what Callahan means is that he is putting his trust in Tom.


    ISU Grad 1997.
    ISU Fan for Life.

    Not in CO anymore but I'm not changing my name :)

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 63,632, Level: 78
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,218
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jumbopackage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,479
    Points
    63,632
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 21
    Given: 10

    Re: Count on the Lord

    This is the same lord that a lot of Nebraska fans are likely praying to, expecting their prayers answered. I wonder who wins out in that debate?



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 429,744, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    64,423
    Points
    429,744
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,362
    Given: 1,013

    Re: Count on the Lord

    When nothing is working as a coach, just pray.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus, Hallice, Deonte, Dustin, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and McKaT.

  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 113,897, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUKyro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    10,554
    Points
    113,897
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 576
    Given: 1,532

    Re: Count on the Lord

    Homer said it to Ned best when he said he prayed to so God can't help them both :)



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM