Are Husker fans setting themselves up for disappointment?

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  1. ScottyP

    ScottyP Active Member

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    The hype regarding Nebraska football seems to be going off the rails this offseason. Nebraska finished out the season okay but still only had 4 wins. I thought that Adrian Martinez looked talented as well but I have no idea how the rest of the team is.

    Many media members have the team in the top 10 and favorites to win the BIG.

    With the hype surrounding Frosty the Coachman and the Nebraska football team, are the fans and Nebraska media setting themselves up for disappointment? It sure seems that way to me.
     
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  2. MeowingCows

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    I sure hope so. All this hype to end with a massively-deflating season... Just what that fanbase needs. Repeatedly.
     
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    Does a bear **** in the woods?
     
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  4. Knownothing

    Knownothing Well-Known Member

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    For Husker fans this is like a family reunion. They are hoping and praying they can score and score a lot. However, there is always a chance they fail.
     
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  5. algonacy

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    I think Martinez is the real deal and I expect they'll do fine in that glorified high school conference they joined. I think top 10 is a bit of a reach though. So, the real question is will they be deflated if they don't make a CFP game?
     
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  6. cyfan92

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    With how easy the B1G West is... Anything is possible
     
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  7. keepngoal

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    How easy is their schedule? 9-3 seems logical. BigWest champs, and get smoked in championship game?
     
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  8. CloniesForLife

    CloniesForLife Well-Known Member

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    At a family reunion?
     
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  9. DSMCy

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    Yes and I can't wait to watch it unfold. Unfortunately they will still win 7 or 8 games because the Big 10 West and cross over games are a joke.

    They'll start 4-0 - hype train full steam ahead!
    Then Ohio State and Northwestern roll into Lincoln - 4-2
    Travel to Minny - toss up so I'll give it to the home team 4-3
    Wins against Indiana and Maryland (maybe Purdue) to end the year - 7-5 / 8-4
     
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  10. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

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    Much better it be Nebraska than Iowa.
     
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  11. Gunnerclone

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    Probably for this year but this is part of the growing process. I’m not a big Nebby hater (I just don’t care) but Frost is legit and they are going to be a ND kind of program in that tier below the perennial playoff teams like Clemson, Bama, OU pretty soon. That’s just the way it’s going to be.
     
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  12. mdk2isu

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    It is Nebraska...
     
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  13. awd4cy

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    Not really. their schedule is easy and I’d be surprised if they won less than 8-9 games. It was pretty obvious they made huge strides from their 0-5 start last year or whatever it was. Plus I really do think Frost is a great coach.
     
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  14. Knownothing

    Knownothing Well-Known Member

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    Yeah they are Husker fans. That's prime pickins right there
     
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  15. Stewo

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    It's purely hype as of July 2019. Nothing has been proven yet. They also have a total trash defense. IMO, there are a lot more questions than answers at this point and let's be honest, this hype only has to do with what Frost did at the directional Florida school.
     
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  16. weR138

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    Hate to say it but I think Frost will do it for real. Not gonna be surprised if they win the B1G...

    Oh, and F#ck Nebraska.
     
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    Martinez is good but Purdy is better. Their defense will suck again so I'll predict 7-5
     
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  18. 3GenClone

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    Purdue won by 2 TDS in Lincoln last year. Right now, I’d pick that game as an “L” for the Huskers.
     
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  19. JM4CY

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    Yep. “It’s not for Everyone”
     
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  20. ribsnwhiskey

    ribsnwhiskey Well-Known Member

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    7-8 wins still isn't good enough for those clowns. If Frost doesn't win 10+ games his seat will be hot. **** nebraska.
     
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