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Nebraska Football: Fabian Washington Is Not A Fan Of Huskers' New Analytics Hire: "The Guys Are Humans Not Robots"

Earlier today, Nebraska athletics announced the hiring of recent UNL PhD recipient Tucker Zeleny as the program's new Director of Sports Analytics and Data Analysis. 

Zeleny will head a newly formed department that will be in charge of working with Nebraska's 24 varsity sports to collect, analyze and summarize data related to team and individual performance. Zeleny and his staff will also work with support staff areas within the department to collect, analyze and summarize data related to department operations.

While many have praised the move as forward thinking and progressive, not everyone is a fan. Fabian Washington, a Huskers football alumnus who was a member of the team from 2002-04, does not like it at all.

">July 8, 2015

">@omahasker that's one way to make it sound good but I'm sure that's not the case.

— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31)

@omahasker that's one way to make it sound good but I'm sure that's not the case.

— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31) July 8, 2015

">July 8, 2015

">@cfn_ms

@cfn_ms@SBN_BillC yes I have. Those guys usually don't play. Coaches always say they don't want robots.

— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31) July 8, 2015

">@SBN_BillC yes I have. Those guys usually don't play. Coaches always say they don't want robots.

— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31)

@cfn_ms@SBN_BillC yes I have. Those guys usually don't play. Coaches always say they don't want robots.

— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31) July 8, 2015

">July 8, 2015

">@AllbrightNFL I know what it is, I'm just not a believer in it.

— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31)

@AllbrightNFL I know what it is, I'm just not a believer in it.

— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31) July 8, 2015

">July 8, 2015

We think the hire is a pretty cool move by Nebraska, but you can never please everyone.