Following the conclusion of the Nebraska football season, the Daily Nebraskan will be examining the success of each position. This is the first part of this series, evaluating the team as a whole.
To put it simply, Nebraska football didn’t live up to expectations this season.
The Huskers came into the year ranked No. 24 in the Associated Press’ preseason poll and sophomore quarterback Adrian Martinez was seen as a potential Heisman candidate. Nebraska was also picked to win the Big Ten West by some media members and many others.
Months later, Nebraska finished at 5-7 and missed out on a bowl game for the third straight season. Martinez