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Nebraska Football

A Good Team Is Boring, and Nebraska's Not Yet

September 7, 2019

BOULDER, Colo. – Over the past two seasons, the offenses and defenses of Nebraska and Colorado have played 313 downs of football. Nebraska won 55% of those downs. Colorado won two games.

It usually doesn’t work like that. The more efficient team on a down-by-down basis wins about 80% of the time. The Huskers were that both years and won 0% of the time against the Buffaloes.

Someday, when the Huskers are good again you may stop to reflect on what changed.

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