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Friday Flakes: Here is Some Nebraska Football Kool-Aid But Try Not to Drink It

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Is this like giving an heroin addict some heroin and telling him not to use it? Ya probably.

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Last week Nebraska sent out the the mandatory winter conditioning hype video. Here it is again.

Yes, we all know now that Nebraska will be in next year’s national championship game against Alabama after watching that video.

If one wasn’t enough, then Nebraska dropped another one yesterday.

See they are all competing! That’s what matters!

And if that isn’t even enough then here’s a tweet from ESPN’s Bill Connelly. His full article can be found here.

That’s right folks. That terrible offense from last year is now projected to be a top 10 offense in 2020.

For what it may be worth, while everybody else was talking up Nebraska prior to last it it was Bill Connelly that was doing the exact opposite. He is right more than he is wrong.

AND if that’s not even enough, Josh Helmholdt of Rivals put out his Best of the Best: Top WR Classes in the 2020 Cycle and guess which team came in third in the entire country...that’s right. Good ole Nebraska.

From that article:

Scott Frost and his staff were willing to turn over every stone to improve their wide receiver room, and that approach was very successful in 2020 to deliver the country’s third best group at the position.

The headliner is local standout

Zavier Betts, the No. 12 ranked wide receiver in the class. The Cornhuskers signed two more wide receivers ranked at the position group in four-star Marcus Fleming (No. 49) and three-star Will Nixon (No. 99). However, Nebraska also landed the top-ranked JUCO wide receiver in four-star Omar Manning, and also got high three-star Alante Brown out of the prep school ranks. It is an impressive five-man class headed to Lincoln.

So here is some kool-aid, but try not to drink it.


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Debate: Let Me Know Where You Stand

I told my wife that I think that guy is a hero. She definitely disagreed.

I don’t think anybody should put their seat back. Do they have the right to do so? Ya probably, but that doesn’t mean that they should. If somebody puts their seat back in front of me, I still won’t put my seat back because I feel like I am invading somebody else’s space.

In the slack chatroom I was told that people like me are assholes. So be it.

If the person in front of me puts their seat back I start making assumptions about them. They are probably the person that hits their dog, pees on toilet seats in public restrooms and roots for Iowa.

I am expecting many of you to disagree with me. Heck, my wife would be right along with you.

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