In the first two parts of our seven part series on how others view The Nebraska Cornhuskers we asked writers how they viewed the Huskers and if Nebraska was an elite college football program. They seemed to see Nebraska in a positive light with a rich tradition. They also stated that The Huskers are a good to great team, but not currently an elite program.
Today I asked the writers why they think Nebraska has problems landing top tier recruits. Six writers responded, here are their thoughts.
Dave Thoman, who is the lead editor of JugOfSnyder.com, a Kansas State website, believes it’s all about location.
Dave Thoman: Lincoln has a phenomenal downtown and the airport is only a short drive from campus. But let’s be honest – kids from California want the bright lights of L.A. and Nebraska doesn’t scream “this state is full of excitement” – it’s the same perception battle K-State fights every day.