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It was a classy play to remember

Charley Najacht
Published: Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Last year about this time we met our middle son and his family in Lincoln for the annual spring game for the Nebraska Cornhusker football team. The contest pits the first team, or Red Team, against the White Team second stringers. A threatening violent thunderstorm forced the cancellation of the game just before its scheduled kickoff. However, the athletic department of the university told fans their $10 tickets would be honored at next year’s spring game.
That’s how we ended up in Lincoln again this past weekend. The weather was windy, but the sun was shining and temps were in the lower 70s by 2 p.m. game time. This year was a first in that head football coach Bo Pelini invited Big Ten Football Network cameras to the game. Pelini was even miked up and provided live commentary as he hovered about 20 yards behind the team on offense.
From the looks of things, Nebraska will have a great looking offense this year. Unfortunately, we saw a struggling defense that lost eight of its 11 starters from last year. If the defense doesn’t really improve, and improve a lot, the offense will have to score at least 75 points a game in order to come out on the winning side!

Last year about this time we met our middle son and his family in Lincoln for the annual spring game for the Nebraska Cornhusker football team. The contest pits the first team, or Red Team, against the White Team second stringers. A threatening violent thunderstorm forced the cancellation of the game just before its scheduled kickoff. However, the athletic department of the university told fans their $10 tickets would be honored at next year’s spring game.

That’s how we ended up in Lincoln again this past weekend. The weather was windy, but the sun was shining and temps were in the lower 70s by 2 p.m. game time. This year was a first in that head football coach Bo Pelini invited Big Ten Football Network cameras to the game. Pelini was even miked up and provided live commentary as he hovered about 20 yards behind the team on offense.

From the looks of things, Nebraska will have a great looking offense this year. Unfortunately, we saw a struggling defense that lost eight of its 11 starters from last year. If the defense doesn’t really improve, and improve a lot, the offense will have to score at least 75 points a game in order to come out on the winning side!

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