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Corn Flakes: Don't Call it a Comeback!

How good does this fit?

Don't call it a comeback
I been here for years
Rockin my peers and puttin suckas in fear
Makin the tears rain down like a mon soon
Listen to the bass go boom
Explosion overpowerin
Over the competition Im towerin
Wreckin shop when I drop these lyrics thatll make you call the cops
Dont you dare stare, you betta move
Dont ever compare
Me to the rest thatll all get sliced and diced
Competitions payin the price

-LL Cool J

A whole-lotta links today. I'm betting this won't be a real productive day in Nebraska, but even less so in Columbia.


Life in the Red's Blog | A few final thoughts...
Ndamukong Suh for Heisman?

Huskers drop Mizzou with a dose of Suh-reality - Dr. Saturday - NCAAF - Yahoo! Sports
If there was any justice to the Heisman race, Suh would be near the top of the list after a nationally-televised effort like this; he'll have to settle for the subtler pleasures of constant double and triple-teams and certain All-American status instead

Life in the Red's Blog | Checking out the numbers
Suh had a pass breakup on Thursday, giving him 12 for his career. He now holds the position record for pass breakups, moving him out of a tie with Steve Warren.

NE - The Husker Anchor
The best player in college football walked down the ramp from Nebraska’s locker room shirtless, a shower towel draped around his neck. He had to go find a red shirt to put on for TV interviews, and as he headed out to the bus, seemingly in between the raindrops, fans, Mizzou and NU alike, just sort of stopped and stared.

Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh was dominant in win over Mizzou

Ndamukong Suh: hard to pronounce, impossible to stop |
When was the last time you could say with any degree of certainty that a defensive tackle was the difference in a 27-12 come-from-behind victory? Well ... such was the case on this night in Columbia.

Headlinin': Ndamukong, king of the defensive tackles - Dr. Saturday - NCAAF - Yahoo! Sports
Corn Nation gets about 3 links in his article! Woot!

Analysis - Report card: Nebraska vs. Missouri
OVERALL (B) Exactly how far over was Nebraska supposed to slide to make room for Missouri after the Tigers’ impressive win against juggernaut Illinois? Guess Missouri isn’t quite the premier program in the North after all. But before Husker fans get too giddy, keep in mind a performance this sloppy won’t do in Lawrence — or many other stadiums, for that matter. Still, credit this team for finding a way. A huge momentum builder. - The Omaha World-Herald: Big Red Today - Tom's Takes: Break out the shirts, Bo - The Omaha World-Herald: Big Red Today - Decision to stick with Lee pays in pivotal fourth quarter
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The seconds ticked away in the third quarter Thursday night at Faurot Field as the Big 12 opener for Nebraska — its whole season, you could argue — hung in the balance. A driving rainstorm began to lighten after a plague-like, 24-hour pounding dumped more than four inches of rain on this city. It was a city set to erupt in celebration as a fourth consecutive home victory for Missouri over Nebraska looked imminent. Right then, Cody Green grabbed a football. The Huskers' backup quarterback was set to enter the game. NU was going to bench Zac Lee, its first-year starter who had yet to complete a pass since halftime. - Steven M. Sipple: Mizzou a signature win for Pelini
Yep, this had Pelini written all over it. Nebraska won it with defense and guts. This Pelini guy evidently knows what he’s doing. You saw it this week in everything from his lighthearted Twitter banter about flu-like symptoms perhaps afflicting a few of his players — the message: hey everybody, lighten up — to his formation of a game plan that held Missouri’s spread offense to 225 yards and three second-half points.

NE - A Comeback to Remember

Husker Mike's Blasphemy: Ndamukong Suh and the Blackshirts Overwhelm Mizery Instant Analysis - Nebraska blows past Mizzou
The world will start to believe in you, Nebraska, but you need to beat a mediocre Texas Tech team at home without any problem. Do that, and it's a two game season with Oklahoma and at Kansas in back-to-back games. With a defense that has earned the right to wear Blackshirts, and an opportunistic offense, the pieces are there to run the table. And now it's time to start thinking that the fallen superpower can do it.

Rally puts Nebraska in North driver's seat - Big 12 - ESPN
"I’d never had anything quite like this situation," Lee said. "It just shows our coaches’ trust in us. For them to keep their faith in our offense and keep letting us go out and try to make plays -- we love them for it." I was a fan calling for Green. Staying with Lee was a great coaching move. - Game notes: Special teams spell trouble for NU
* NU has held five straight opponents to less than 20 points for the first time since a streak of five games to open the 2003 season. Bo Pelini was NU’s defensive coordinator that year.

In 3 minutes, Nebraska takes control of North - Kansas City Star
COLUMBIA | They talked about floods all day in mid-Missouri. Who knew it could come in 3 minutes? That’s how long it took for Nebraska to overcome a 12-point deficit, score three touchdowns, assume command of a game and seize the Big 12 North Division by the throat.

Game Notes - The Omaha World-Herald: Big Red Today - Helu feeling fine by kickoff

Sean Weatherspoon says Chase Daniel fabricated "Spit-Gate"
"Maybe Chase could've just been saying that to rev us up," Weatherspoon said. "He could've just said that to get us going. I honestly think that's what happened, because I can't imagine (a player) doing that … I don't believe that. I really don't." - The Omaha World-Herald: Big Red Today - Gabbert takes blame for Tigers' rough fourth quarter

Brian Rosenthal: Roughing it on a soggy night in Columbia
* Having no free food did little to thin the press box crowd. Representatives from 18 NFL teams were among those with us on the fifth level. Gee I wonder who they were looking at? - Gomes' pick among three forced turnovers for Nebraska
Statistical NU had to be better this year on turn-overs.

Game Re-caps are after the jump! Nebraska Weathers the Storm in Missouri
Re-live the game live-journal style

Instant analysis: Nebraska 27, Missouri 12 - Big 12 - ESPN
How the game was won: Nebraska charged back by scoring three touchdowns in a span of 3 minutes, 22 seconds. The Cornhuskers scored 27 unanswered points, earning a bit of satisfaction after losing the last two games against Missouri by a combined 93-23 margin.

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Nebraska beats Missouri 27-12 - Columbia Missourian - Huskers rally to beat Mizzou
When Zac Lee hit Niles Paul for a 56 yard touchdown pass, Cody Green was starting to warm up. Could that play become the defining moment for this season? -HM - The Omaha World-Herald: Big Red Today - Huskers' Lee leads late rally for win

Nebraska beats Missouri 27-12 - College Football -

Tigers collapse, fall to Huskers -
A fourth-quarter meltdown leads to Missouri's first loss of the season as Nebraska leaves a soggy Faurot Field with its first victory in Columbia since 2001.

Nebraska rallies to stun Missouri, 27-12 - Columbia Missourian

Nebraska storms back to beat MU - Kansas City Star Instant Analysis - Nebraska blows past Mizzou