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Monday Scott Frost Day News: Robot Dog Halftime Show, Take the Money and Run, and Celebrating a Big Husker Win

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It is much more fun to write these after a win!

Northwestern v Nebraska Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images

Well, that was fun. We got to see Scott Frost’s vision finally come together and enjoy a big win over a conference opponent. Now, it is on to a much tougher test in the form of the Michigan Wolverines who arrive as a top 10 team.

For once in a long time, I’m looking forward to the game. I know it won’t be a 56-7 domination like last Saturday, but I’m expecting (not just hoping) to see a competitive Husker team.

Frosted Flakes

Here are the final snap counts and grades for Nebraska’s offense against Northwestern, courtesy of PFF.
Here are the final snap counts and grades for Nebraska’s offense against Northwestern, courtesy of PFF.

PFF snap counts and grades for Nebraska’s defense vs. Northwestern
Here are the final snap counts and grades for Nebraska’s defense against Northwestern, courtesy of PFF.

Opening Night with Husker Hoops Recap - University of Nebraska
The Husker basketball programs welcomed fans back in style to Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday with Husker Hoops Opening Night. The night featured scrimmage by both

The Scene: Frost’s idea comes to fruition as Huskers exit team buses looking especially spiffy | National | nbcrightnow.com
Each Nebraska player wore a new charcoal gray suit and white shirt with a red tie and pocket square as an idea Scott Frost had in the summer materialized.

Malachi Coleman ‘came out of nowhere’ as a recruit, and now the East 2023 standout has a Husker offer | National | bluemountaineagle.com
Nebraska could use as few as 13 of 25 spots on high school players in the 2022 recruiting class — and it just sent out a few new offers.

Huskers make offer to 2022 junior college defensive tackle
Nebraska dipped into the junior college ranks on Friday evening, extending an offer to 2022 Independence (Kan.) CC defensive tackle Jeffrey M’ba.

Irish delegation enjoys the party in Lincoln with Huskers-Northwestern in Dublin 10 months away | Football | journalstar.com
The game will be a “festival.” Dublin natives, while not familiar with American college football, will come out to see each school’s band.

‘Man did we run it better’: Huskers roll up 427 rushing yards, seven TDs in 56-7 rout of Northwestern | Huskers | fremonttribune.com
When you make that kind of move in the middle of the season, you make it with no time to waste and no time to wait.

HuskerOnline - Husker legacy Dylan Raiola gets goosebumps at NU night game
Husker legacy and Class of 2024 quarterback Dylan Raiola gets goosebumps while at NU night game.

5-star Omaha Biliew felt the ‘love’ during Nebraska official visit
2023 Branson (Mo.) Link Year 5-star Omaha Biliew got the full Husker experience during his official visit this weekend.

No. 12 Nebraska completes weekend sweep with 3-0 win over Michigan State | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
After a handled 3-0 sweep over Michigan on Friday night, No. 12 Nebraska knew a sweep over Michigan State wouldn’t come just as easy.

Sportin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

Illinois man wins marathon after 2 leaders take wrong route
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man unexpectedly won the Quad Cities Marathon this weekend when the two Kenyan runners who had far outpaced him were disqualified after being diverted off the course by a race volunteer bicyclist.

Wisconsin Badgers to name Camp Randall Stadium’s field after former coach, AD Barry Alvarez
Wisconsin is naming the playing field at Camp Randall Stadium after former Hall of Fame football coach Barry Alvarez.

AP Top 25 Poll: Iowa, Cincinnati move into top five; Clemson out - Sports Illustrated
Clemson dropped out of the Top 25 for the first time since 2014 while a showdown awaits between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State.

NFL: Tom Brady passes Drew Brees for most passing yards in history
Tom Brady made history in his return to New England, surpassing Drew Brees with Brees in attendance.

NFL world falls in love with ‘Schwartzy’ during Patriots vs. Buccaneers matchup | Sporting News
A single Patriots fan perfectly embodies the soul and spirit of Massachusetts.

2021 MLB playoffs schedule is set after the 162-game season concludes : NPR
The postseason bracket is set. Wild card games will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the ALDS beginning on Thursday and the NLDS on Friday. Here’s a rundown of who’s playing who.

College football overreactions Week 5 starts with Oklahoma’s offense
There were many surprises in Week 5 of the college football season. But it’s important to temper responses. Here are five overreactions from Saturday.

More Noise and Other Disturbances

Does doing what you love for a living come with a price? - BBC Worklife
The idea of turning a passion into a job has always been alluring. But the reality of doing what you love for work is complicated.

Man Delivers Donated RVs to Wildfire Victims and Now 95 Families Have a Place to Stay
A man has been delivering RVs to wildifre victims in his spare time, just to help others in need. His name is Woody Faircloth.

A Checkout Line Where Slower is Better: Supermarkets Open ‘Chat Checkouts’ to Combat Loneliness Among Elderly
The Jumbo grocery store chain in the Netherlands has opened ‘chat checkouts’ for people who want to move slower.

Artist Jens Haaning Took $84,000 And Sent A Museum 2 Blank Canvases : NPR
“The work is that I have taken their money,” artist Jens Haaning said of his new piece. The commissioning museum in Denmark isn’t satisfied with his explanation but is displaying the work nonetheless.

Thousands of Years Before Humans Raised Chickens, They Tried to Domesticate the World’s Deadliest Bird | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine
Fossilized eggs found in rock shelters suggest cassowaries were cohabitating with our ancestors

Can a Passenger Actually Be Talked Through Landing a Plane? | Mental Floss
It happens in movies—but can an average person actually be talked through landing a plane in an emergency?

Doctors in Lithuania find kilo of nails and screws in man’s stomach | Lithuania | The Guardian
The man started swallowing metal objects, some measuring 10cm long, when he gave up alcohol, hospital official says

Couple gets married at closed Canada border so bride’s parents and 96-year-old grandma could attend - CBS News
I’ve seen her once in two years. So, it was very emotional, we both cried," bride Karen Mahoney said about her grandmother.

Original Winnie-the-Pooh bridge from Ashdown Forest up for auction - UPI.com
The iconic bridge that became famous as “Poohsticks Bridge” thanks to A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh books is now being auctioned off to find it a new home.

Cows Goats Gone Wild

Goats get loose in Atlanta's tony Buckhead neighborhood
ATLANTA (AP) — A herd of goats brought in to clear weeds got loose Monday, briefly becoming a thorn in the side of Atlanta's tony Buckhead neighborhood. Atlanta police responded after a driver called to report the goats were wandering in the road, news outlets reported.

Another Week - Another Poop Article

Baby Poop Is Full of Microplastics | Mental Floss
Your baby's diaper may be harboring a different kind of nasty surprise: lots of microplastics from clothing, toys, and formula bottles.

Then There’s This

Catfish eaten before being verified can't qualify for record
COVENTRY, Conn. (AP) — Uncertainty about the species of a massive catfish that was eaten before it could be vetted by authorities in August has led Connecticut to withdraw its awarding of a new state record.

Who scams the scammers? Meet the scambaiters | Cybercrime | The Guardian
Police struggle to catch online fraudsters, often operating from overseas, but now a new breed of amateurs are taking matters into their own hands. Amelia Tait reports

Missouri may have lost to Tennessee by 38, but they won halftime!