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Frosted Flakes: It’s Game Week


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Adrian Martinez....I swear it’s Adrian Martinez!
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Welcome to the longest week in your Cornhusker rooting year folks. This week we wait with anticipation for our beloved Nebraska Cornhuskers to take on the Akron Zips...Yep, not a whole lot of ring to it but hey, the season is finally getting under way.

Adrian Martinez has been given the reins at offense. However, it sounds like Tristan Gebbia will have ample opportunity to show what he can do behind center as the year moves on. It should be quicker, stronger, and more explosive that the offense we have seen the past few years.

The defense is supposedly bigger, stronger, and more in tune to the 3-4 scheme that will be in place. There has been some attrition but nothing that anyone would consider a killer to any unit on the field.

That should be enough for the national championship at the end of the year, right?

A tough schedule along with unproven depth and some unlucky injuries could keep this season win total down to a minimum. I don’t want to sound like a debbie downer but there are variables outside of what is going on right now that could easily make this a 4 to 6 win season.

Not to rain on anyone’s parade. This team could very well win 7 to 9 games with everything going as it should. I don’t want to say that it can’t happen. Just that the possibilities might run into a few roadblocks.

Anyway, on to flakes...


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