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Can Nebraska's Attractive Offense Win Ugly? | The Varsity Club Podcast

November 16, 2018

Would Michigan State be able to win a high-scoring affair?

Would Nebraska be able to survive a defensive slugfest?

The Spartans’ strength is their hard-nosed defense and the Huskers’ is their high-flying offense. Something has to break, right? 

Jon LeBlanc, football writer for The State News, joins the podcast to diagnose Michigan State's issues right now and offer a few thoughts on the Brian Lewerke vs. Rocky Lombardi quarterback controversy.

Hail Varsity’s managing editor, Brandon Vogel, also makes a rare in-person appearance on the podcast to offer some thoughts on Nebraska’s season to this point, what steps to take on the defensive side of the ball, what this 2018 senior class will mean to Nebraska five years from now and what happens Saturday.


  • 1:28: Thoughts from Brandon on the season that has been for Nebraska
  • 5:06: All the defensive talk
  • 13:32: Is culture an actual thing and what is the impact it has had this season?
  • 20:24: Jon LeBlanc joins the pod
  • 22:05: Why has this MSU offense struggled? 
  • 29:28: Defensively MSU is fine, what has worked over on that side of the ball?
  • 34:57: “Wouldn’t be surprised given the way Michigan State has...”
  • 40:03: Michigan State beats Nebraska if...?
  • 41:22: Nebraska beats Michigan State if...?
  • 43:03: Jon’s prediction
  • 45:40: Back to Brandon and his takes on MSU, Saturday’s game and the senior class

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