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The Big Red Machine is Back

The Huskers got off to a rough start, since Scott Frost had a mess to fix, but its fixed Huskers football is back, The Huskers played tough, hard nose football and proved they are ready to challenge the big schools again. Scott Frost is a great coach, in my opinion the best QB ever for Nebraska football. watching The Huskers offense this year was awesome! The defense is good also! Go Big Red!

Added by Mike Ruybalid on November 24, 2018 at 10:27am — 1 Comment

Save Nebraska football

I'm gonna try and help fallen Nebraska football back on its feet. Firing Frank Zolich was the start of it all. Frank Zolich is a good coach. Bringing in Bill Calahan was crazy, hiring Bo Pelini was just adding insult to injury, Bo Pelini is a terrible coach, although he did recruit some good players, he just didn't know how to coach a team to victory. Hiring Mike Riley over Scott Frost, are you kidding me, Scott Frost is the best QB in Nebraska football history. For the last time stop hiring…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on October 8, 2017 at 8:21pm — 4 Comments

great win just watch the turnovers

great game yesterday the huskers are looking like the big red machine again .

Added by Mike Ruybalid on September 25, 2016 at 8:32am — No Comments

Great win but still a problem

That was a great win yesterday. Mike Riley's play book goes well with Nebraska football, it actually sparks old fashioned Husker football, but there is a part that ticked me off yesterday. When Nebraska was on the Oregon 20 yard line and driving in the 2nd quarter, and play caller calls a slow lofty HB screen that goes for a fumble 50 yards the other way. Come on Riley. take a page from Frank Zolich's playbook and next time just keep running right at the oppenent dont call a chicken play…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on September 18, 2016 at 10:25am — 1 Comment

Bowl Game

Barney Cotton and the Huskers played like the real Huskers against USC. Even though Huskers lost they did not get crushed, because Barney Cotton revived that old fashioned Husker smash mouth football. I wish Barney Cotton would be the head coach. How is a pac 10 coach gonna coach Husker football? the Huskers don't need some fancy finese offense, they just need to play like the old days, I cant stand all these sloppy offenses that so many college teams play now, its almost like watching kids…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on December 29, 2014 at 9:13pm — 2 Comments

Goodbye Pelini thank goodness

thank goodness for the end of pelini terrible at coaching offense knew a thing or two about defense but not enough to stop top teams. an explosively angry coach, good riddens. hire a coach that will bring back real Husker football. College football is not meant to be played like the NFL, just need a fundamentally sound team to win in college. I would hire Scott Frost, one of the best husker players of all time.

Added by Mike Ruybalid on December 1, 2014 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Huskers 2014

The Huskers finally got a good quarterback in Tommie Armstrong, The Offense is looking strong, now if the Huskers defense can do good Husker Football may be a top contender this year.

Added by Mike Ruybalid on September 3, 2014 at 9:02pm — No Comments

A good win

that was a good win against a tough Georgia team. Tommy Armstrong is a way better quarterback than T. Mart.The Husker coaching staff did well this game. I still don't think Pelini can coach the Huskers back to the top. But nothing wrong with winning the Gator Bowl over  UG. That 99 yard pass was awesome. T. Armstrong is an excellent QB, But the running game is not as dominate as it should be. Run the ball.

Added by Mike Ruybalid on January 2, 2014 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Goodbye Pelini

its time for NU to thank Bo Pelini for all his coaching efforts and wish him farewell. Nebraska needs a new coach.

Added by Mike Ruybalid on November 29, 2013 at 9:54pm — 7 Comments

Vintage Husker Football

for the first time in a long time I saw vintage Husker Football yesterday when Nebraska beat Illinois. The Huskers had a relentless rushing attack on offense that just wore down Illinois defense. The defense got more and more aggresive and intimidating as the game went on. Granted Illinois is not the best team in the NCAA, but finally a spark of vintage Husker ball.

Added by Mike Ruybalid on October 6, 2013 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Pelini has to go

please bring a new headcoach to Lincoln, a former Husker.

Added by Mike Ruybalid on September 15, 2013 at 3:09pm — No Comments

pelini needs to take notes from stanford coach

pelini needs to take notes from stanford coach, see how stanford coach remains cool and calm during game doesn't yell at his players, and doesn't get frazzled thats how to coach. pelini gets to bent out of shape during games and its hurting Huskers performance.

Added by Mike Ruybalid on January 9, 2013 at 1:14am — 2 Comments

Bring Solich back

Bring Frank Solich back!!!!!!!!

Added by Mike Ruybalid on January 8, 2013 at 6:25am — 7 Comments

pelini's needs walking papers

I commend pelini and his staff's efforts and for going out and playing better against Georgia than wisconsin. The Huskers played a decent game only to lose it in the end, because of dumb play calling by pelini and beck. That wildcat handoff that led to abdullah fumbling. Absolutely the dumbest play call and that change the momentum in georgia's favor. Then pelini and d coordinator get burned badly on that slip screen that went for a 70 yard td for georgia. I think Pelini needs to go hand him…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on January 1, 2013 at 9:06pm — 1 Comment

Run the ball

Pelini and tim beck need to understand misdirection is good once in awhile, but to win you gotta run the ball righ at your oppenent, thats why the HUskers offense is struggling not enough running off tackle or down the middle off right guard or left guard with the running backs. just run the ball down the middle and wear the defense down then open up the playbook. this is what is not the same with the huskers. T-Mart runs the ball okay,but he has fumbled A lot and T-mart running the ball all…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on December 7, 2012 at 1:48am — No Comments

Watching old Husker Games

Just to remember the good days of Husker football I have been watching old Husker games on video. My favorite is the Eric Crouch and Jamal Lord seasons. The Huskers were really fun to watch back then. I finally realize during the calahan era it was nice to see the Huskers put up 60 points and throw 80 yard touchdown passes, but thats not Husker Football. Pelini hasn't revived Husker football either. The Huskers went wrong when they fired Frank Solich. The Huskers need to find some former…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on December 4, 2012 at 6:11am — 1 Comment

Bring Frank Solich Back

I liked the huskers wiith frank solich as head coach, the huskers under calahan showed some good, but in the end calahan didn't accomplish a dog gone thing, calahan lost every big game the huskers had with him as head coach. Same thing with pelini he has improved the team some, but in the end pelini's coaching has not won any big games. Solich did not win every big game, but he did win a few. I just don't think pelini's coaching is working. I think the Huskers should have stuck with Frank…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on December 3, 2012 at 1:50am — 3 Comments

Embarresed to be a Huskers fan right now

That loss to Wisconsin was terrible. Pelini is not getting the job done. I know Huskers fan didn't like Calahan, but Calahan's offense would be more competitive in todays college football. I like the Tim Beck offense its not bad, but when you have a quarterback who throws 2 interceptions and a fumble and a defense that can't make stops there is no way to win. The Huskers have not won a big game since 2001 when beating Oklahoma, its pathetic. The Huskers still are just mediocracy. I have lost…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on December 2, 2012 at 9:34am — 1 Comment

Big Win!!!

this win over the badgers is the first big game the Huskers have won in a long time. The Huskers have got to stop turning the ball over. I'm glad the Huskers were finally able to pull out a big win, because it has choke after choke in big games.

Added by Mike Ruybalid on September 30, 2012 at 4:47am — No Comments

Huskers offense

The huskers have to get a more potent on offense to be a legitimate top 25 contender. I like the Huskers going back to some option and running the ball, and still throwing the ball. Beck is a good offensive coordinator, I like seeing some old osbourne plays it was nice, but the huskers offense stalled out against S. Carolina, and Wisconsin, Michigan the refs kept the Huskers out of it , them jerks, but anyway the Huskers still have to be more potent on offense. It could start by getting rid…


Added by Mike Ruybalid on January 28, 2012 at 2:58am — 1 Comment

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