And thus ends the longest contentiously played series in NU vs KU.
Not much to say, Defense very, very good. Offense kinda meh. NU needs Martinez to be healthy, but I think everyone knows that. Oh and the fumbles, what is up with that?
Life in the Red's Blog | NU-A&M set for ABC
Saturday night’s game with Texas A&M will be televised regionally on ABC beginning at 7. A coverage map of the areas receiving the game will be available later in the week.
There had better be a reverse window for this one.
Life in the Red's Blog | Huskers drop spot in coaches' poll
Nebraska (9-1, 5-1 Big 12) fell a notch to No. 9 in the coaches' poll released Sunday. Click here for full rankings. Meantime, Nebraska remains No. 9 in The Associated Press Top 25.
Husker Mike's Blasphemy: Blackshirts Shut Down Kansas
So Nebraska muddled through tonight against Kansas. They could get away with that this week, considering the opponent. They can't do that next week against Texas A&M; with Ryan Tannehill at quarterback, the Aggies have been solid. I think the defense will be ready next week, but the lingering question is whether Taylor Martinez can be the gamebreaker in this game he's been previously... because the Huskers will need that facet of their game next Saturday night.
More links after the jump.
Scout.com: CFN Rankings - No. 1 to 120 - Week 11
Nebraska at #11 here.
Stumbles, bumbles slow NU offense - Omaha.com
What’s promising to Watson is the fact that his offense has shown the capability to reach its potential. The players just have to eliminate those nagging gaffes that seem to be holding them back.
Promising, and maddening as well.
Big 12 helmet stickers: Week 11 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
The Blackshirts: Nebraska's defense needed a big game with Taylor Martinez easing back into action, and delivered one in a 20-3 win over Kansas. They limited Quinn Mecham to 15 yards and an interception on 3-of-13 passing and allowed just 72 yards rushing on 34 carries, a 2.1 average.
What we learned in the Big 12: Week 11 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
Without Taylor Martinez at full strength, Nebraska's offense looks very average.
Martinez Starts as Huskers Down Kansas - Husker Football
Still, Martinez didn't have the same burst he'd shown when completely healthy, which limited him somewhat in the zone read option.
Kansas Jayhawks vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers - Recap - November 13, 2010 - ESPN
Report Card: Nebraska vs. Kansas
The fumbles are beyond a problem now. They're getting ridiculous and inexcusable