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WATCH: John Cook on Nebraska’s 250th Sellout Game, Bouncing Back and More

October 29, 2018

Nebraska coach John Cook addressed the media Monday morning after the Huskers' Saturday night loss to No. 6 Illinois.

Cook addressed what Nebraska needs to do to get back on track, noting resiliency. He also admits there's one specific thing that can help, and even used the football team's season as an example.

"We've got to win," Cook said. "Winning fixes a lot of things."

Nebraska next faces Penn State on Friday. The matchup marks the Huskers' 250th straight sellout at home. As for how it got started, it all kicked off when Cook was running stadium stairs in Memorial Stadium in 2000 and 2001.

"I challenged our fans, why don't we start a sellout streak?" Cook recalled.

When the Huskers moved to the Bob Devaney Sports Center from the Nebraska Coliseum, Cook initially worried about the number of seats. He recommened 6,000 but former athletic director Tom Osborne opted for 8,000, which Cook thought might be a challenge to fill.

"We should have made it bigger," Cook said in hindsight.

Watch the full video of his question-and-answer session below.

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