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Frosted Flakes: Super Bowl, Steve Spurrier, & Wearing Shorts in the Middle of Winter

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Fall sports are officially over

NFL: Super Bowl LIII-New England Patriots vs Los Angeles Rams Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Many folks were unhappy withe the defensive slug fest that was Super Bowl LIII.

There were few big plays. Not a whole lot of quarterback magic or running backs running up and down the sideline. Even the kickers had an important yet limited role in this game.

But, if you were a fan of defense, this was your game. Both teams came out swinging left and right. Most receivers had little chance catching the ball. Linebackers and the secondaries were on most of them like glue. The running backs had little room to run thanks to two stout defensive lines.

Each team traded blow after blow in the trenches. The offensive lines were put to probably their biggest tests of the year. Neither team came in to this game willing to give up an inch. It all came down to coaching and playing experience.

In the end, the two old men on the field walked away victorious.

Also, Rex Burkhead gets a Super Bowl ring. Maybe Suh can get one next year. This Rams team is not going away.

Anyway, on to flakes...

Cornhuskers

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team lost another close game, as it fell 82-78 to Indiana at home.

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D'Vontae Key visited the Nebraska football team over the weekend and liked what he saw

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In just a short time at Nebraska, George Kusche has brought excitement to distance running not seen recently at the school.

Huskers Land Walk-On Commit from Lincoln High FB/TE John Goodwin | KLIN-AM

After 20 years, UNL women’s bowling coach still performs at top of his game | Issues | dailynebraskan.com
When Bill Straub and his staff took over coaching duties for the Nebraska women’s bowling team in 1997, the team was beginning its first season as a varsity sport.

Other News from the Sporting World/Super Bowl LIII

Life has changed for Rex Burkhead since Cincinnati
Rex Burkhead is still just trying to make the most of his opportunities, but the rest of life looks different two years after leaving Cincinnati.

Patriots, Belichick wear out Rams for Super Bowl win; McVay: 'I got outcoached' - StarTribune.com
Sixty-six-year-old Bill Belichick, the greatest defensive mind of the NFL's first century, isn't yet ready to step aside for the so-called future of football.

The Super Bowl was worse than the Cheez-It Bowl - SBNation.com
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Rex Burkhead is still just trying to make the most of his opportunities, but the rest of life looks different two years after leaving Cincinnati.

Patriots, Belichick wear out Rams for Super Bowl win; McVay: 'I got outcoached' - StarTribune.com
Sixty-six-year-old Bill Belichick, the greatest defensive mind of the NFL's first century, isn't yet ready to step aside for the so-called future of football.

Bill Belichick doesn’t follow trends. He creates them - SBNation.com
Sean McVay was one of the hottest coaches in the NFL. He got reduced to a pile of rubble in the Super Bowl.

‘I’m not finished’: For Steve Spurrier, Orlando Apollos offer chance to end career on winning note – The Athletic
After a midseason 2015 exit at South Carolina, Spurrier explains why he has taken a job in the upstart Alliance of American Football.

More Noise and Other Disturbances

We Salute You, Guy Wearing Shorts All Winter | Outside Online
He just...doesn't get cold

Graham Harrell, Mike Leach and the Air Raid tree's paradox | SI.com
Mike Leach's coaching tree is more marketable than ever. So why isn't anyone trying to hire Actual Mike Leach?

Acoustic Assimilation