Last weekends win at Kansas was awesome! I know KU has its problems but any road win in the Big 12 is a big deal. While the Blackshirts played well enough, they were not the dominating force shown most of this year. I can’t say Suh and the Blackshirts took the weekend off, but maybe playing at the highest level every week is not a guaratee. However, to my great satisfaction a new and improved Husker offense showed up!
Did you notice the I Formation? I have not seen that in a while. And, Helu sure looked good running out of it! And, guess what? The I formation opened up some passing too. Niles Paul had an awesome game catching the ball. Yes, it seems the Husker Offense MAY have found an indentity. This team seems to be taking on the character of it’s head coach. A hard nosed, focused, and determined Husker offense is developing just when it is needed.
I would expect to see more of the I formation and power football this week against K-State. I would like to see Cody Green get into the mix early too. He is a great threat running the ball. But, I have to admit that Zac Lee shoud be the starter at this point. He seems to be playing better out of the I Formation and making few mistakes. And, he seems to have a better feel for completing passes. Still, this game should come down to runnng the ball for both teams. Coach Snyder has done a remarkable job and a win Saturday would lock up the Big 12 North for KSU. I don’t see that happening unless the turnover bug hits the Huskers.
Coach Snyder will have his team ready to play. But, the Husker home crowd will have the stadium rockin. And, I expect the Blackshirts to get back on the high performance standard set this year.
Look for Helu to get another 100 yard performace. Rex Burkhead should get some time too after being out for quite some time with a broken toe. Zac will be play smart and complete a few long passes. The Blackshirts will be the Blackshirts!