Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-FootballScoop reports that Bo Pelini is a strong candidate to go back to LSU to be their defensive coordinator…is he as good as Dave Aranda was?

-This would lead some to believe that Bo could be ready to get back into head coaching in the Division 1 ranks (after a few years) at LSU…are you surprised he hasn’t been at a D1 job since getting fired at Nebraska?

-Chiefs/49ers for the Super Bowl in just under 2 weeks…which team do you like more in that game?

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FootballScoop reports Bo Pelini is a strong candidate to become LSU’s new defensive coordinator…get ready for national mockery of Nebraska

-We’ve already been bombarded with national mockery of the Joe Burrow situation, with Burrow saying that he wanted to go to Nebraska but didn’t get recruited…. and he follows all that up with the best season ever by a QB in college football history. Cool.

-Now…if Pelini gets the job, think of the story line. Burrow wasn’t good enough for Nebraska…and Pelini getting 9+ wins every year for 7 straight years wasn’t good enough, and now you’d kill to have even 7 wins as a program…oh man this could be tough

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What are the biggest reasons why we believe Scott Frost’s tenure at Nebraska will be better than Bo Pelini’s?

-This is not meant to be a diss at either coach; it’s actually an interesting question. Pelini took over a 5-7 team when he started in 2008, and his second season, he delivered the nation’s top defense, and was one second away from winning the Big 12 Championship. Optimism was high, and in his third year, they again made the Big 12 title game, but blew a 17-0 lead and loss to Oklahoma. He won at least 9 games every year, and appeared in 3 of 7 conference title games

-What is your biggest reason why you think Frost can get over the hump that Bo was so close to getting over but couldn’t? There’s a chance that Bo’s first and second seasons deliver better results than Frost’s first 2 seasons, but there still could be valid reasons to believe in Frost more than Pelini. Interesting dynamic.

-Also, sidenote: great story by Adam Rittenberg of ESPN on Ndamukong Suh’s 2009 season

 

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The Drive: July 25th, 5pm

  • Scott Frost is on the Coach of the Year watch list, what would it take for him to win it?
  • Better second season at Nebraska, Bo Pelini or Scott Frost?
  • Sean Callahan (HuskerOnline)
  • Wrap things up

The Drive: February 1st, 5pm

  • Nebrasketball
  • SUPERCOMPUTERS
  • No more paying Bo Pelini!
  • Super Bowl picks and Prop picks

Happer & Stephens: July 13th, 12pm

  • Who do you hate the most out of Callahan, Pelini, or Riley?
  • In case you forgot, the year is 2018, and there’s always somebody who’s offended
  • Bull or No Bull

How long does the Scott Frost honeymoon last for? The full 2018 season or until Nebraska suffers their first major blowout loss…..or later?

  • Nebraska has been embarrassed in many marquee games over the past 15 years where it’s been far too common to see games get away from them and embarrassing numbers in points given up and yardage, too—in the Callahan, Pelini and Riley eras. All are guilty—some less than others—but all are guilty
  • Go back to Pelini for a second. He was many fan’s favorite to land the job, and was a popular hire by most accounts. He also turned a teams that went 5-7 the year before he got to Lincoln into a 9 win team in his first year. How long did his honeymoon last for? It was a pretty solid first 3 years for him…but it would be surprising to see this team get 9 wins this year