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Nebraska Football

An Alarming Reliance on Newcomers and Just OK Football for Nebraska

October 26, 2019

Saturday morning, well before kickoff, and before a partially-blacked-out fanbase found their seats to watch a defensive performance almost certainly unfit for the jerseys they were wearing (455 yards and 38 points for the first game with a Blackshirt alternate), and before media members lined the field to see who was going to play quarterback for an NU team with zero healthy scholarship ones, and before TV cameras readied to broadcast what would become a 38-31 gut-wrenching defeat to Indiana—taking the Huskers to 4-4 on the year—Nebraska lost.

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