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Corn Flakes: 22 Janos and We Would Be Alright

Who says the fullback is a dying breed? Oh, and some other news that pales in comparison to Andy Janovich.

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No one loves their fullbacks like Nebraska fans, right?

I mean, we are the ones who wrote this classic for Mile High Report when Andy Janovich was drafted by the Denver Broncos.

At the start of training camp for Jano’s second year, even though he finished his first season on injured reserve, after a change in the offensive coaching staff that called into question whether the Broncos would even need a fullback, and despite this run-on sentence....

It appears that Husker fans have competition in their affection for Andy Janovich.

He was ours first, Coach.

We’ll let you have him for now, but be sure to return him in the same condition in which you got him. Otherwise, we’ll charge a large fee for cleaning and repair.

Husker fans, you know what to do next, right? Yes, you are now expected to bring Brock Olivo into the conversation for every significant job search conducted for every position related to Husker football ever.

Maybe Coach Olivo should be the next “consultant” or the next athletic director. It doesn’t matter. Anyone who appreciates fullbacks this much is destined to end up as part of the Big Red somehow.

The Harbaugh-like intensity with which he delivers his Jano-endorsement is only a bonus.

Coach, send your resume to Cobby at Cornnation. We’ll take care of the rest.

Corn Flakes (Non-Janovich Variety)

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