Nebraska has played Penn State plenty of times before. And each time it felt like a big game. That’s no different this week, but for wholly different reasons.
Both teams need a W, and we need it just for our damn sanity. I live in a multi-story house for the first time in ages, and on Saturday, I felt like using the second-floor exit.
I’m not gonna lie. I wanted to quit doing the Big Red Cobcast after this weekend’s game. We’ve been doing this podcast about seven years, and after a certain amount of time seeing the same results, it wasn’t feeling fun.
And let’s continue with the honesty: it hasn’t been fun. At least not on gamedays for the past five years.
But it sure as hell can be fun, and listening to Joe and Tweedy challenge each other to a fight was exactly the remedy I needed on Sunday. So we’re going to keep putting foot in front of the other because you know what? This podcast is therapy for battered and bruised Husker fans. Also, I think my optimism is slowly coming back. Oh God, I’m about to be disappointed again, aren’t I?
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