There is optimism buzzing in Lincoln. After all, Nebraska showed real progress last season. The Huskers captured the North Division. They were within a heartbeat of beating Texas. They had a renewed commitment to the running game, and a defense led by a stout defensive line and anchored by a high NFL draft pick. Coach is finally getting to play the kids he recruited. Next year, with a lot of veteran returners along the offensive line and a couple of good looking running backs, there is no reason the Huskers couldn't be contenders for the Big 12 title and be a BCS sleeper. That's all well and good, except that isn't a summary of the situation in 2010. It is a look back at the Husker conditions and opinions from...2007. Yes, we all remember what happened that following season. As you...

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