Truth & Rumors > NCAAF

Pelini disappointed in home crowd

Views
23997
Comments
62

08:25 AM ET 11.16 | Maybe 21 consecutive wins induced a collective yawn in Lincoln. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini said Monday he thought the crowd at Memorial Stadium was "dead" Saturday night during the Huskers' 20-3 win over Kansas. "I thought it was disappointing," Pelini said after NU practiced at the Hawks Center. "I felt like I was at a scrimmage." ... NU held the Jayhawks to 87 yards of offense in the game, the lowest total by an NU foe in more than 10 years. The win marked Nebraska's 21st straight in Lincoln over Kansas.

Omaha World-Herald

Bo Pelini, Getty Images Bo Pelini, Getty Images
November 16, 2010  08:28 AM ET

Who's #1?
Bo doesn't know that wins bring the crowd.

November 16, 2010  09:02 AM ET

Boring games produce crowds looking for other ways to entertain themselves. 87 yards of offense by either team will do that.

Comment #8 has been removed
November 16, 2010  09:24 AM ET

Big Red fans are a tough crowd to please, they're probably disappointed that their coach didn't run the score up into the 70's against a poor KU team.

I saw one bowl projection that puts Neb vs Pitt in the Fiesta bowl, what a disappointing mismatch that would be.

November 16, 2010  09:26 AM ET

Just a thought Bo get your team to play up to their potential not down to their competition. It would be nice to see them play for 60 minutes not just 15 here and there.

Comment #11 has been removed
Comment #12 has been removed
November 16, 2010  09:50 AM ET
QUOTE:

that's just Auburn keeping it real and doing what they always do. Oh wait, that's the NCAA.

fixed.

Comment #15 has been removed
November 16, 2010  10:08 AM ET
QUOTE:

Bo knows "how to pissoff the fan base".Speaking of Bo. Anyone see Bo Jackson at the AU game. It now appears Bo knows food.

Bo knows he's obese, bro. Calling Jenny Craig.

November 16, 2010  10:09 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Boring games produce crowds looking for other ways to entertain themselves ...

What else is there to do in Lincoln?

November 16, 2010  10:14 AM ET

He should threaten to bring back Bill Callahan. That oughta wake 'em up.

November 16, 2010  10:15 AM ET

Bo knows disappointment!

November 16, 2010  10:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

He should threaten to bring back Bill Callahan. That oughta wake 'em up.

AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH

LOL

November 16, 2010  10:22 AM ET

Auburn believes if you aren't cheating (Cam and Cecil Newton) then you aren't trying. The head ball coach and the Gamecocks will add #2 loss after Bama knocks that grin off the QB's face on Saturday.

November 16, 2010  10:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

He should threaten to bring back Bill Callahan. That oughta wake 'em up.

Don't say that- not even in jest.

Comment #23 has been removed
November 16, 2010  10:27 AM ET

I think the crowd was ready to see Martinez after suffering through Cody Green's inability to get the offense going and I don't think Bo was ready to let T-Mart go all out against the Jayhawks. If we'd have to play Green against A&M this weekend, we'd be toast.

November 16, 2010  10:31 AM ET

Hard to compare Memorial Stadium to Death Valley and an SEC crowd...

 
November 16, 2010  10:33 AM ET

Hard to compare Memorial Stadium to Death Valley and a SEC crowd...

Comment

Remember to keep your posts clean. Profanity will get filtered, and offensive comments will be removed.


Truth & Rumors

MOST POPULAR

  1. 1
    Clippers, Warriors exchange barbs
    Views
    809
    Comments
    436
  2. 2
    Time to penalize NHL's perennial losers?
    Views
    1089
    Comments
    273
  3. 3
    Report: Raiders to release Terrelle Pryor on Monday
    Views
    1365
    Comments
    59
  4. 4
    Will NFL owners blackball Donald Trump?
    Views
    1206
    Comments
    55
  5. 5
    Packers lovers have own dating site
    Views
    1063
    Comments
    45

SI.com

SI Photos