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Nebraska Football

The Talent v. Development Debate Applied to the 2019 All-Big Ten Teams

December 5, 2019

The All-Big Ten teams came out Tuesday and Wednesday.

Ohio State was featured heavily. Michigan was in there often, so was Minnesota, and so was Penn State. 

Nebraska wasn’t. 

The logical conclusion would be, “Duh, they went 5-7.” Northwestern, at 3-9, had a first-team selection, though. And Purdue, at 4-8, also had a first-team selection. 

The next talking point that pops up this time of year is focused around how much talent each team has amassed. A reader on Twitter, in response to the news Nebraska didn’t have a single offensive player selected by the league’s coaches or media for any of the three teams, said “Yeah, we saw 12 games of that.

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