The Omaha World Herald ran an article last week with this headline:
Mike Riley gets advice from Tom Osborne: Run the ball
You don't even have to read the article to get the gist of the article. Mike Riley meets with Tom Osborne, and talks about the Blackshirt tradition, recruiting, and offensive philosophy, which, of course is
RUN THE BALL
just simple as that.
Tom Osborne says Run The Ball.
It's the same as internet porn to a Nebraska fan, except that everyone would publicly admit to devouring it.
We don't know if Mike Riley is going to be a good coach at Nebraska. We don't know if he'll be any more successful than Bo Pelini.
We're heading into spring ball. This is the time of the year that the Nebraska media does a damned good job of selling the program. Everyone starts drinking the kool-aid, everything is perfect and we're going to win a national title next season.
Riley is making every right move so far. This might be the gooiest, most sugar-filled offseason to date. We'll be prone to overdose, given that we're already addicted.
What we should realize is that this guy is a better politician than any of the Husker coaches before him, and that includes Osborne. Riley has gone from "Who's this guy?" to the most likable figure in Nebraska within a very short time.
It's okay to ask the question - "Are they saying this because it's true, or are they saying it because they know it's what we want to hear?".
It's okay to remain skeptical.
NU bowler rolls perfect 300 during competition in KC - Daily Nebraskan: Sports
Junior Melanie Crawford bowled a perfect game on Saturday during the Husker bowling team's trip to Kansas City. At the Central Missouri Women's Invitational junior Melanie Crawford rolled a perfect 300 for the second time in her career.
Catching Up with Coach Kaz | Hail Varsity
I’ve had two offers; one was at a Power 5 school and the other one wasn’t a Power 5 but it was a good program with a coach I had worked with before…I had an NFL interview last week before the combine, and should find out something here soon.
Ahman Green, former Green Bay Packers running back, rebrands with help of Portland agency | OregonLive.com
And last year he achieved a long-held dream of appearing in a Batman movie. A mutual friend secured a non-speaking role for Green in the movie "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."
The Top 5 Bars To Drink at Following a Nebraska Football Game
Chat Sports presents "The Top 5 Bars To Drink at Following a Nebraska Football Game" a look at the raucous post-game atmosphere Nebraska football fans know and love.
Michigan State vs. Wisconsin: Badgers defeat Spartans, clinch share of Big Ten title - Bucky's 5th Quarter
The Wisconsin Badgers are Big Ten champions once again.
Moneyball II: Charles Barkley, the Sports Media, and the Second Statistical War "
But Barkley was accidentally useful in clarifying just what the analytics revolution has done for sportswriting. It has created a better, smarter press corps — in the eyes of the press corps. What about the eyes of the fans?
Jameis Winston and me: The pain of covering the scandal | Tampa Bay Times
For my role in reopening a dormant investigation, Florida State fans wanted me to die of brain-eating cancer and in a car crash on my way home. They told me to jump off a bridge and get hit by a truck. They suggested I get intimate with a monkey infected with AIDS.
We'd like to pretend this wouldn't be Nebraska fans would this have happened to one of our players, but it's always easy to define evil as being somewhere else, isn't it?