Are Husker fans setting themselves up for disappointment?

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  1. Al_4_State

    Al_4_State Well-Known Member

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    Has a rift in the space/time continuum swallowed that entire state whole yet?

    That's all I care about.
     
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  2. MartyFine

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  3. intrepid27

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    Even if they don't win it, Scott Frost will proclaim they did and get everyone a ring.
     
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  4. Tornado man

    Tornado man Well-Known Member

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    I would agree with this. Frost has got it going.
     
  5. Acylum

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    Maybe it was just the particular games I watched him last year, but I don’t get the hype for Martinez.
     
  6. BillBrasky4Cy

    BillBrasky4Cy Well-Known Member

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    There is no doubt in my mind that Frost turns it around and the momentum swing will be this year. Go take a look at their schedule and you will understand why everyone is picking them o win the West.
     
  7. Cyched

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    FIFY. See: Pelini, Bo
     
  8. NWICY

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    We can only hope! I hope they win one game this yr and that is their "rival" Iowa.
     
  9. Cyder91

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    Really like how you address multiple topics with one sentence....
     
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  10. CycloneVet

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    I agree, if he fails where do they go next? For him to fail it would set them back another 5-10 years
     
  11. CloneGuy8

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    I think he'll be Pelini 2.0. Go 9-3 most years, and they should be happy with that.
     
  12. flycy

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    News in Omaha is talking National Championship hopes this year, so yeah, big let down. Let's see if they can handle Colorado in Boulder even. Big 10 West schedule is garbage as is their defense.
     
  13. canker2323

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    First of all, **** that school and state.

    People are seriously talking playoffs? They were 4-8 in a weak division last year. Big ten was left out of playoffs as well. I don’t care if there were close losses. You are what your record says you are.

    Talk of Nebraska returning to some sort of glory is crazy. It’s still a school in the middle of nowhere and the state borders other states with little populations. Even more so now than 25 years ago. High schoolers today weren’t born when Nebraska was last relevant.
     
  14. casey1973

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    I hope the basketball program follows suit.....
     
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  15. mkadl

    mkadl Well-Known Member

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    I used to hope Nebraska would got the championship game and lose. Living in range of Nebraska television stations and no cable at the time, created that anti-Nebraska attitude of mine.
     
  16. awd4cy

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    It was pretty clear that their defense drastically improved from September to November. I don’t think their defense was trash at the end of the year.
     
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  17. MeanDean

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    It's fine to have expectations and hope. But how realistic is it to expect to go from a .333 record to .917 (No hope of making playoffs with more than 1 loss unless SEC)?

    So yes, they are setting themselves up for disappointment. A rational fan should be maybe expecting 6-6 and hoping for 8-4. Anything above that is probably not realistic.
     
  18. Cydkar

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  19. awd4cy

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    One thing to consider is that he was only a freshman last year. He didn’t always have great games, but he showed a lot of flashes while also battling injuries
     
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  20. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    Ohio State only beat Nebraska by 6 last year in Columbus. Does that mean Nebraska wins that in Lincoln?
     

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