SEA OF RED: The Simplicity of Execution

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SEA OF RED: Welcome to the Boneyard

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SEA OF RED: Embracing the Challenge

Blog by Mac Barber | Corn Fed Sports
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I didn’t know what to expect this week. After the terrible week at Penn State, there were a million ways to go with a story about the visiting team, so I wrote… nothing!

No wait! I have a good reason! The last time I wrote about the Huskers, I may or may not have mentioned a trap game that the Huskers may or may not have lost, which may or may not have happened on my birthday. So… yeah…

Sorry I just sighed so deeply that I blacked out. Where were we?

Luckily I didn’t have to wallow for too long before witnessing the spectacle of last Wednesday night at Penn State. The Board of Trustees went into damage control mode and fired Joe Paterno, turning the model of consistency in college football upside down.

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SEA OF RED: It’s a Trap

Blog by Mac Barber | Corn Fed Sports
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"It's a Trap"

It’s a trap!

It seems so obvious.

After the convincing win over Michigan State last week, the Huskers need to keep their momentum going with a win over the Northwestern Wildcats.

That’s it. That’s all there is to say. Oh, you wanted more? Fine.

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Blog by Mac Barber | Corn Fed Sports

Going into halftime Saturday night against Ohio State, I wasn’t sure what I was watching.

Two quarters gone and the Huskers were down by as many touchdowns, their only points coming off Brett Maher field goals. They looked stagnant and anxious on both sides of the ball. We seemed bound for a sequel to last weekend’s whooping in Madison.

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if a die hard Husker fan got a weekly chance to assess and analyze the developments in the world of college football? Well, you’re about to find out, so sit back, buckle up and enjoy the view from inside Husker nation.

Blog by Mac Barber | Corn Fed Sports

You can see it in the rear view mirror, and you really want to pull over and take a good look. But it’s not worth it.

As the college football landscape continues to disintegrate, Husker fans might be tempted to look back and marvel at the mess they just barely escaped from.

Even I’ll admit the fireworks have been entertaining and that I’m a little ashamed to admit how much satisfaction I got from Dan Beebe’s overdue exit (However I’m not ashamed to admit I took my time coming up with a derogatory “Dan Beebe Got Fired” name for my Fantasy Football team).

Leaving the Big 12 was the best decision the Huskers could have made. Now that the move has actually happened, Nebraska needs to move on as well.

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