monte-kratzenstein

"Too Many" of This & That and Some Good Things

Another disappointing loss to a Team that we “coulda/shoulda”/didn’t beat.

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Husker talk: 5 quick thoughts on Saturday night

It’s easy to get caught up in what should’ve and what shouldn’t have been called in the game.

Nebraska opened the fourth quarter with seven straight runs, which resulted in 71 yards of offense. It makes sense, even when pinned deep in your own territory on the following possession, to run the ball for an eighth consecutive time. Running it out of the shotgun, however, was high risk – a risk that rewarded UCLA with the safety.

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UCLA Circa 1988- Ahhhh, the Memories

The first (and only time) I visited LA was waaaaay back in 1988. Nebraska in the Rose Bowl to play UCLA Bruins led by some guy named Troy Aikman. I was a Jr Tight End that backed up All Big 8, Todd Millikin. It’s a good thing we ran so many double TE sets or I might not have seen the field much.

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Did You Expect This Kind Of Offense?

In Nebraska, where the QB and the Offensive Coordinator are scrutinized hourly - where people still idolize the “The Tripletts”, a trio of legends from the early 80’s. It’s a place where you can buy ANYTHING with Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodger’s picture or autograph and Tommy Frazier’s “Run” is still talked about in small town coffee shops. In Nebraska, you had better be able to move the ball and score points. Mission accomplished in Week 1!

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