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    Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Former Cyclone Beau Blankenship has a couple of TD runs in the Independence Bowl.



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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Correction, 3 TD's. He's killing me in my bowl picks.



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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Surprised you picked against Ohio. They are a very solid team.



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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    These MAC vs Sunbelt bowls are hard to pick because both teams suck.



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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Still can't believe Nebraska fired frank. Good to see beau is tearing it up....over 1500 yards this year.


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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Surprised you picked against Ohio. They are a very solid team.
    Ohio was 7 point dogs in this game. By far the most shocking line of the bowl season. I took Ohio, but backed off on the confidence points because they were not favored.



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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Quote Originally Posted by Karsten21 View Post
    Still can't believe Nebraska fired frank. Good to see beau is tearing it up....over 1500 yards this year.
    I was a little surprised Solich didn't get a new job this season with all the openings. I know he has some age, but hes a good coach.



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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Ohio was 7 point dogs in this game. By far the most shocking line of the bowl season. I took Ohio, but backed off on the confidence points because they were not favored.
    Wow, didn't realize that was the line. Ohio was being talked about as a BCS buster early in the season.



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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Beau just got a 4th


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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    I was a little surprised Solich didn't get a new job this season with all the openings. I know he has some age, but hes a good coach.
    Solid coach but still hasn't had a breakthrough season, some very respectable seasons to say the least. You don't see Ohio st playing them, ask penn st how that went.


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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Quote Originally Posted by Karsten21 View Post
    Still can't believe Nebraska fired frank. Good to see beau is tearing it up....over 1500 yards this year.
    Evidently Frank had some non-football related problems that did not put him in the most favorable light.


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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    When he was fired, NU fans were all saying it was because he couldn't recruit. They all favored him getting fired at the time. I was floored. They deserved every second of the Billy Callahan years


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    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Callahan could recruit, but he could not translate play tapes into winning on the field.


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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    When he was fired, NU fans were all saying it was because he couldn't recruit. They all favored him getting fired at the time. I was floored. They deserved every second of the Billy Callahan years
    They also deserved Josh Freeman's surprise decommitment. His commitment to Kansas State was just icing on that cake. That was a sweet time to live in Nebraska, if ever there is a sweet time to live in Nebraska.


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    Re: Blankenship with a couple of TDs

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    When he was fired, NU fans were all saying it was because he couldn't recruit. They all favored him getting fired at the time. I was floored. They deserved every second of the Billy Callahan years
    I lived in Nebraska from 90-96, 99% of the state wanted to kick Tom Osborne out to the curb just before their dominant stretch. "Fire Osborne" should be written on the Nebraska state flag because it's all you could hear for the first few years I lived there.



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