LINCOLN, NE – OCTOBER 20: General signage at the game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Memorial Stadium on October 20, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)
Nebraska is coming off a second straight 4-8 season, but had some flashes of excellence in 2018. With a solid recruiting class on the way and the Big Ten West largely up for grabs, could they be a sleeping giant? One Nebraska player certainly thinks so.
In an interview with The Grand Island Independent, Nebraska kicker Barret Pickering asked where the College Football Playoff Semifinals are being held because he believes the Huskers can get there. Pickering also stated that the team looks “10 strides better” than they were last year.
“I just definitely feel like coming off of last year, we’re 10 strides better,” Pickering said. “We’re definitely playing pretty good. I feel