The Drive: January 19th, 4pm – Would playing playoff college football games in cold weather areas ever be a possibility

  • Dirk Chatelain wrote that the NFL embraces the cold and bad conditions for football, but college football is quick to stay away from the cold at all costs
  • Could this even the playing field for northern teams if games were played in the cold sometimes in the playoffs?

The Recruiting Hour: January 12th – Wrap things up

  • Channing Tatum is a good actor?
  • The National Championship just showed how great Alabama is

Robin Washut (Husker Online) / Shut Up Sipple (Bagels & Joe)

-How concerning is Wan’Dale Robinson’s decision to transfer?

-Nebraska’s game against Illinois has been cancelled followed COVID positive test by Tier 1 staff. How does this affect the season?

-The Huskers fell to Indiana 84-76 in Derrick Walker’s Nebraska debut. Did Walker’s first performance create momentum in the program that Fred Hoiberg can build on?

Nick Saban further cements himself as the best coach of all time

-Was this his best team? Quarterback Mac Jones told reporters following the game that he believes this is the best team ever.

-With three Heisman candidates, an elite defense and an offensive line which received Heisman hype itself, where does 2020 Alabama rank among the best of all time?

-How far is Nebraska from a National Championship?

Saban’s Home for Wayward Coaches

-It appears as though the long tradition of Nick Saban hiring former head coaches is alive and well as Bill O’Brien has been linked to openings at Alabama. Is this a good move for O’Brien? Saban?

-Also, Jake Bockoven’s Song of the Day (Sartor Hamann Jewelers)

Rick Kaczenksi (Former Iowa/Nebraska DL Coach)

-What does Frost have to work with on offense? Is it enough to compete in the Big Ten West?

-What impressed Kaz about Alabama’s performance in the college football National Championship?

-Is it time to expand the college football playoff?

Nebraska adds Samori Toure on the same day Wan’Dale Robinson enters the transfer portal

-Leading receiver Wan’Dale Robinson announced Monday via Twitter that he would be leaving Nebraska to be closer to home. Robinson also indicated he was also displeased with his usage by the Huskers coach staff.

-Wan’Dale may have been worth a win on the schedule. How does this impact the pressure on Frost?

-The Huskers are getting bigger at WR but its hard to get too excited considering WR play under Frost.

-Matt Farniok leaving for draft as well. Continuing to look like Nebraska will have to be led by the defense. Will Frost adjust?

 

 

The Drive: January 11th, 4:25pm – It’s the Natty tonight

  • This has been a really fun couple days of football
  • Will Ohio State pull the upset?
  • A few things from Super Wild Card Weekend in the NFL

The Recruiting Hour: January 11th – Texts and Calls

  • Looking forward to the National Championship game between Alabama and Ohio State
  • Ending the show

The Drive: January 5th, 3pm – COVID impacting the National Championship game

  • Uh oh, the National Championship game is in trouble
  • Either move the game (preferred)
  • Or just play with some backups or whatever (please don’t)
  • NFL QBs who you would start over Baker Mayfield in a playoff game

The Drive: January 4th, 4pm – Nebraska fans shouldn’t be taking a victory lap for Ohio State making the National Championship

  • Ohio State may not have “led the charge” to get football back but they are the reason it came back, ultimately
  • College Football Playoff talk

Notre Dame gets made fun of a lot for their lack of success in big games, but wouldn’t Nebraska fans kill for what they have?

-ESPN Stats & Info put out a stat that Notre Dame is 0-7 since 1998 in BCS or New Year’s Six games, being outscored by 161 points and all 7 losses being by 14+ points

-That’s not a fun thing to deal with, but think about the 8 straight bowl losses Nebraska had at one time in its history and compare that to now…that doesn’t seem so bad, does it?