For those of you that do not know, a Jaysker can be seen in the wild. He/she cowers in the winter donning a blue vest to protect themselves from the cold. When spring time comes the Jaysker sheds the blue vest to show the red sub-layer beneath. Those are it’s true colors. Through evolution the Jaysker had to develop the blue vest because of their inability to cope with failure.
This is not a flushed out theory. It is merely a thought that recently trolled through my mind.
The Jaysker, in my opinion, is a result of Nebraska basketball’s historical incompetence. More importantly, the performance of Nebrasketball over the past 20 years has lead to the creation of the Jaysker. Combine that with the rise of Creighton basketball under Dana Altman.
Nebraska basketball fans in the Omaha metro area could see what was coming. They looked 50 miles to the west at “their” team and saw an absence of hope. Meanwhile Creighton upsets Florida in the NCAA tournament on a last second shot.
“Hmmm, well that looks enjoyable.”
Then Creighton continues to build. Nebrasketball continues to well...Nebrasketball.
So when one sees no hope, then they have to make a choice. “Well I can be both a Nebraska football fan and a Creighton basketball fan!”
It is a slippery slope. The slippery slope leads only to darkness from which you may never return.
After the hiring of Fred Hoiberg many have tried to climb up that slide. It did not end well for them.
For once you become a Jaysker you can never go back.
SPORTS! SPORTS! AND SPORTS!
Broncos: Drew Lock gets pleasant surprise on pass interference call
The Denver Broncos have had a difficult season under rookie head coach Vic Fangio, but saw a beacon on light on Sunday with the debut of rookie quarterback Drew Lock.
But even in victory, Lock showed that he’s not quite caught up to the changes of playing in the NFL.
Friday Night Flights -- 24 hours with Eagles QB/high school coach Josh McCown
He continues to juggle both gigs. With the Eagles' blessing, he flies back to Charlotte on Mondays, to be there as the quarterbacks coach for high school practice when the game plan is installed for the week, and then again on Fridays for games.
Jamoi Hodge decommits from Nebraska
Nebraska has had its second decommitment of the 2020 class as Independence Community College linebacker Jamoi Hodge announced that he was opening things back up on Thursday.
Lamar Jackson had tears at the end – the time for happy reasons
Lamar Jackson did not hide his thoughts on his Husker off-road journey.
He did not put them behind closed doors even after a freshman campaign at Nebraska that was nothing as he expected. It was that summer, heading into his sophomore year and the Bob Diaco experiment, when I interviewed him for 45 minutes, talking about most everything about his first year in Lincoln. He was open as could be.
Ten offers and counting for three-star RB Kyree Young
Even though his junior season was marred by injuries, Akron Buchtel junior runningback Kyree Young is still looked at as one of the more talented prospects in the 2021 class in the state of Ohio.
Three-star DL Tanoa Togiai set for Big Ten visit
Rigby (Idaho) defensive lineman Tanoa Togiai is set for his next official visit.
"I'm going to Nebraska on Saturday for an official," said Togiai. "It's been kind of hard with basketball, but I got it set."
Nebraska Huskers basketball: New look Huskers ready for first taste of Creighton rivalry
Nebraska hadn’t even boarded the bus to go from McCamish Pavilion back to the airport before the team’s focus turned to yet another big first.
Just three days after falling to Georgia Tech in their first true road game of the season, the Huskers will travel again on Saturday just 60 miles up I-80 to begin a new era of the NU-Creighton rivalry.
Moos says his scoreboard shows progress from Husker program
It is the week after next Bill Moos says when he will meet with Scott Frost for their annual postseason review.
This meeting will come without any dramatics attached, of course, as Moos and UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green made it clear exactly how they feel about Frost leading the football program by recently giving the coach a two-year extension that now takes him through the 2026 season.
“STICK TO SPORTS!” Nah.
The 100 Best Films Of The Decade [2010s]
Look, making a Best of Decade list is an impossibility. As the 2010s come to a close, we’ve been agonizing over this (long-delayed) list for half a year now and even had to take a break and put it away this summer when things got too contentious and overwhelming.
These are the top 20 scientific discoveries of the decade
The 2010s yielded many incredible finds and important milestones. Here are our favorites.
The Best Things I Saw On The Internet This Week
Her: he’s not replying he’s probably cheating on me rn...— kenzie (@more_kenz) December 3, 2019
Chris Petersen, knowing in his head the Apple Cup would be his last regular season game, says Mike Leach asked him pre-game, "Hey, how much Ionger are you going to do this?"— Zach Barnett (@zach_barnett) December 3, 2019
"I'm thinking, Oh my God, this guy's a mind reader, too."
NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Michael was so excited about joining his forever home by the holidays, he invited his entire 36-student kindergarten class to the adoption hearing! https://t.co/TtUpOdDfPc pic.twitter.com/V1jcyqg9DV— ABC News (@ABC) December 6, 2019