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Friday Flakes: The Best Story from Bo Pelini’s Appearance on Will Compton’s Podcast

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I suggest checking the episode out. It was extremely entertaining.

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You know what I’m tired of thinking about?

Is Omar Manning going to be a stud this season? Who is going to start at running back? How are we going to run this offense when the two best tight ends are out for 24 months with injuries? Will they finally have a pass rusher? Who is going to do kickoffs? Can that person get the ball to the end-zone? Who is the back-up quarterback? Can a true freshmen from Kearney Catholic actually be ready to run this offense if Adrian Martinez gets injured? What week of the season will Martinez get injured?

I’m tired of thinking about all of that which is why I was extremely excited when I heard Bo Pelini went on Will Compton’s podcast (Bussin’ with the Boys) for an almost 2 hour conversation with his former coach. Compton’s partner on the podcast is former Michigan Wolverine Taylor Lewan.

I really suggest giving the podcast a listen. There are many great stories in that podcast but this one was my favorite.

This was a nice break from Nebraska football’s fall camp. Actual games can’t get here soon enough.

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