@ricky: OK, welcome to Lincoln and I will entertain your question.
@ricky: I really think a lot of defensive linemen would relish the thought of being lined up across from the Don.
@ricky: Got to get by Giants first.
@casualobserver: Well, thanks for checking in.
@Zadi: Nobody has asked much about it. It is surprising because I think Nebraska has talent at the position with McNitt, Harrison Jordan and Nabity. I still believe the first big play by a fullback will be a pass in the flat to McNitt. He'll leak out of the backfield, catch the ball and see a lot of open field. And he has the speed to make some hay.
@Trashman: This will be a first for me. Have you?
@casualobserver: I definitely think Nebraska practices hard and well.
@NewportRed: I definitely think Nebraska, as an institution, has to play this one intelligently at every turn.
@Matt: Yes, sir. Here goes: Cethan Carter (elbow) and Jordan Westerkamp (back) are officially "doubtful," according to Mike Riley today, but I would be shocked if either of them were able to play Saturday. Devine Ozigbo (ankle) also is doubtful. Riley said he'll know much more about Tanner Farmer (ankle) on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Tommy Armstrong (ankle), Alonzo Moore (shoulder) and David Knevel (ankle) should be ready to roll.
@ricky: I'm always thinking of angles. If you have one, please let me know.
@ricky: I watched Nebraska practice for a bit last week. I saw plenty of reason for hope. Miles' team has some length and athleticism.
@jw: I don't think there is any question Oregon's recruiting has slipped. The Ducks look like a five-win team.
@Zadi: I keep hearing that. Somebody needs to refresh me as to why.
@jw: I'd put Nebraska's RBs in the middle of the pack.
@Trashman: Very interesting. But I'm not surprised. I think Nebraska should be about a three-point favorite.
@Matt: I think Nebraska can eke out a win. In fact, if the Huskers are a genuine top-10 team, they'll find a way even without two of Tommy Armstrong's favorite third-down targets (Jordan Westerkamp, Cethan Carter). And, yes, even with Armstrong less than 100 percent.
@jw: I think many people would dismiss Les Miles as a possibility. I'm not so sure, though. Miles has background in the league (from his days at Oklahoma State and Colorado). He might appreciate a distinct change of scenery. I also think Bohl would be a possibility. He likes the Plains. But would he leave his project at Wyoming after only three seasons?
@Bobby: I need to check on that.
@Robin: The defense has no significant injuries of which I'm aware.
@jw: I think if Nebraska is able to prevail this week, it would stamp itself as a legitimate top-10 outfit.