@PTHUSKER: I think it's possible we'll see him play Thursday night against Michigan State.
@Czechdays: I think player of year is a stretch. But I could see first-team All-Big Ten. I am somewhat concerned about his foot/ankle issue. He twisted it late in Sunday's game.
@Colby: Great chance of getting him for obvious reasons -- Calabasas kid.
@Steve: I like the 10th assistant plan for reasons that Mike Riley has mentioned -- mostly having to do with teacher/student ratio. I have some reservations about a mid-December signing date.
@TO: That shouldn't be an issue because Nebraska really needs three of those newcomers to play immediately. There aren't many programs that could offer the type of situation playing time-wise that Nebraska is offering receivers in this class. Keep in mind, the Husker have only seven scholarship receivers, including McQuitty and Keyshawn Jr -- who enrolled early and will participate in spring drills.
@Tiger: You're talking about Bryan Thompson. Yes, Nebraska absolutely remains in the running.
Regarding the earlier question about Tai Webster being a possible Big Ten POY candidate. Yes, "candidate" is OK. But I think you would give the nod to Caleb Swanigan at this moment.
@Steve: I haven't, but I think that would be an interesting conversation. That said, I think Mike would choose his words carefully and avoid placing Oregon State in a negative light. He is extremely classy, and retains high regard for Oregon State.
@NewportRed: I think you made a good statement somewhere in there.
@TMats: I'm a Cleveland Cavaliers fan. I find myself cursing at Cleveland columnists for their misguided opinions. I find myself yelling at the television. In other words, I understand that "negativity" stems from passion. My love for the Cavs helps me understand why fans curse at me. It's all very natural.
@Carl: I think Avery Roberts gets lost in the discussion because he verbally committed so long ago and plays on the defensive side. I think he may be the best player in the class.
@SteveUofN1964: I think he will be under some pressure to make it next year. I think he would expect that sort of pressure.
@SteveUofN1964: Thanks for pointing out that article. I will check it out.
@NewportRed: I think 9-9 seems very feasible. Under that scenario, Nebraska's only hope of reaching the Big Dance would be winning the Big Ten Tournament.
@Tone: I think you are right-on.
@Huskerwi: I think David Engelhaupt fits the role of grinder along with Connor Ketter.
@Carl: I haven't heard anything about Barnett moving to defense. He does fit the profile of a nose in a 3-4. Fits it to a "T" really. I think Freedom's move to defense has worked out OK.