Here’s what the conference’s coaches are saying anonymously about Nebraska.
What do Big Ten coaches really think about Nebraska’s football program heading into the 2017 season?
Athlon Sports has the answers.
The sports site spoke to various coaches across the conference, who gave anonymous opinions about the Huskers.
Here are some of the best ones:
"That job is a lot worse than it was a few years ago, and no one in the administration seems to recognize it."
"(New defensive coordinator) Bob Diaco is a huge risk with a huge upside. He’s a guru more than a coach. When Notre Dame could put top-level talent out there he could play the mind games and be all rah-rah, but this isn’t that kind of environment. Some players might buy in, but they’re simply not good right now. Against really strong offenses, they fell apart fast and lost their technique, almost like they played down to better talent — and that’s coaching."
"They’re not (recruiting) in Florida and Texas and California the way they did in their glory years.”
Overall, most coaches seem to have a pretty grim outlook of the Nebraska football program moving forward. Probably not a good thing.
You can read some more anonymous quotes about the Huskers here.