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Nebraska Football

Embracing the Big Game Atmosphere and All it Brings for the Huskers

September 26, 2019

Nebraska is not scared by these bright lights.

It’s a bit of a departure from the team’s modus operandi of the last 20 or so months. Opponents need to be nameless and faceless. The premise itself isn’t anything new — coaches across every sport have been preaching the core concept for years — but Scott Frost picked up the specific terminology at Oregon under Chip Kelly. Respect each opponent. Inside linebacker Mohamed Barry got at that last week when he answered a question about looking past Illinois by saying beating Ohio State means nothing if they lose to the Illini.

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