Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-Does Nebraska bringing back former great players like Jay Foreman and Jason Peter as volunteers help make a difference for the program?

-How much is gained in the spring football session? How much was lost without it last year?

-How many assistant coaches that you worked with wanted to always be an assistant and never a head coach?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-Spring football didn’t happen last year because of COVID but it’s scheduled to happen this year…how important is the spring session?

-In normal years, it’s the Combine right now…how much should those numbers be looked at compared to stats from actual games in your opinion for the next level?

-If you were an NFL GM and drafting for a team, do you focus on a particular region/conference of the country for most of the picks or not?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-If Matt Lubick leaves Nebraska, do you replace him with a new WRs coach or find a special teams coordinator?

-How often are player transfers actually helpful to a team vs. being detrimental? Lots say addition by subtraction..

-Does Nebraska have what it needs right now to go to a next level next year as a football program?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-How important is staff continuity, even after a rough season, to help keep building the program?

-Can QB run as an emphasis of an offense be effective or is it bound for problems?

-Signing Day is now mostly done in December compared to February when Kaz was a coach…which would he prefer?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-If you were to look at Nebraska football and recommend some changes, where would you start?

-How important is the 500 mile radius in recruiting to Nebraska vs. trying to go to the coasts for talent?

-Do you think Urban Meyer will be a good NFL coach with the Jaguars?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-Can Ohio State beat Alabama in the national championship? Were you surprised they beat Clemson?

-Notre Dame made the playoffs, but was blasted again…how close are they to actually having a chance to win a playoff game?

-Why are Iowa State and Northwestern winning at impressive levels?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-When it comes to players who get drafted in the first 2 rounds at Iowa and Wisconsin…is it all development or poor scouting by recruiting websites who give them lower stars?

-Can Nebraska enter next year with a plan to play 2 QBs in games or is that detrimental to success?

-Do you have a favorite bowl experience in your time as a college assistant coach?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-Nebraska beats Rutgers, gets to 3-5, and opts out of a bowl game. What was your reaction to that?

-Can Nebraska be a consistent run-heavy team like they were against Rutgers next year?

-Nebraska has been long plagued by turnovers and penalties…what can be done to clean it up?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL Coach)

-Nebraska had a chance to end the season on a strong note, but lost a lowly Minnesota. Why is it so hard for this program?

-Nebraska’s offense continues to struggle… Can its issues be fixed in one off-season? Is a QB change imminent? Or at least coaching in some element?

-what happens if Nebraska loses to Rutgers on Friday?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-What did you see against Purdue for Nebraska that indicated that this program could keep momentum going?

-Nebraska started 1-4 on the year…what if they beat Minnesota and the crossover match-up to get to 4-4? What real momentum does that provide for 2021?

-The defense held Purdue to minus-2 yards rushing, after allowing only 2.9 ypc to Iowa…is rush D fixed?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-How do you assess this program in Frost’s third year at 1-4 and 6 straight losses to Iowa?

-As a former center at the D1 level, how do you explain Cam Jurgens’ yips problems? Would you stay with him like Scott Frost plans to?

-Nebraska loses their 5th freshman from Florida in Marcus Fleming yesterday…do they need to change their recruiting philosophy?

Rick Kaczenski (Former Nebraska/Iowa DL coach)

-How can you explain a Nebraska team that was lacking energy last week after their first win of the year?

-Why should anyone believe that Friday’s game against Iowa will be close at all? What is going on?

-Do you see a football program that wants to truly be good or not? And why not, if that’s the case?