The Drive: April 30th, 2pm

  • Either way, get used to it – Nebraska is gearing up to be a preseason top 25 team
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Early Break:The hype is high again for Nebraska Football—CBS Sports’ puts the Huskers at 17th

  • We’ll probably hear this be a common narrative among sportswriters throughout the spring and summer, and we’ll continue to question it until we see proof of a team that can immediately go from two years of 4-8 to becoming a team worthy of being Top 20 ranked (typically at least a 9 win team for that to be the case)
  • Do people expect a miracle on defense, or just expect Nebraska to outscore teams with their stud QB? Do people in Nebraska even believe this should be a preseason Top 25 team?

Early Break: Nebraska football was a trendy pick this winter to be a preseason Top 25 team come the Fall

  • do you feel like that’s the case after Spring Football?
  • It always seemed strange to have Nebraska listed that high following a 4-8 season, but that’s what a Heisman-hyped QB does, as well as a strong finish after a tough 0-6 start to the season
  • When you think of this squad, based on what we’ve seen in limited doses and also what we’ve heard…do you REALLY think they should be a preseason Top 25 team, or is there a lot of proving to do?
  • Adrian Martinez talked with BTN about the team’s level of urgency for this season