Let’s start this week’s Flakes with a poll. Who doesn’t love a poll?!? (notice I didn’t give you an opportunity to answer that poll question)
How are you feeling about the 2023 Husker football season?
This poll is closed
Excited Matt Rhule has completely changed the culture and is showing signs of fixing all the ills of the program.
Cautiously optimistic that a program-builder of his caliber can eventually right the ship.
Pretty sure the ghosts of fullbacks past are tired of visiting and nothing will return Nebraska to the top of the college football pile.
If you don’t understand the last answer — welcome new person! We are happy to have you here at Corn Nation.
A few years ago, Dear Leader (Jon) made a video about a Husker loss (at Minnesota) in which he signed off with a phrase that became a hashtag summing up the frustration of Husker fans everywhere.
Even when he is swearing and frustrated (especially when he is swearing and frustrated) Jon has a gift for cutting through the smoke and telling you what you need to hear.
As much as we all love that version of Jon, I am hoping for moments in Husker football that do not require Jon’s powers of “language”. (Or mine)
Personally, I’m still pretty cynical about the 2023 season. We continue to hear about all the things Matt Rhule does that Scott Frost didn’t think were worth doing.
That is all fine and good. I just want to see Nebraska win football games.
Winning two in a row would be really good.
Okay, I’m getting ahead of myself. Just beat Minnesota. And then we’ll see what comes next.
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The Weekly Dump
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Then There’s This
Nebraska trucker drives 5 million accident-free miles
I don’t think I’ve even driven 1 million miles in my life.