Coaching Announcement

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  1. Jhollenbeck41

    Jhollenbeck41 Redshirt Freshman
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    Anyone with connections know when this announcement is possibly coming and in what format? We thinking today or tomorrow?
     
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    Press release, sometime today. Is my guess
     
  3. starhusker

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    Frost staff?
     
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    I wonder if it is Dawson back and then some shuffling of current staff?
    I hope not but I wonder if that's it.
     
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    Haven't been reading much here lately. What is this in regard to or anticipating?
     
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    Rumors circling:

     
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    I'd guess it's Dawson taking over DeWitt's job. That's an upgrade if you ask me.

    The other bigger news will be later this week IMO.
     
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    Twitter troll is the source? Oh good.
     
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    Im thinking there is NO bigger news
     
  10. Jhollenbeck41

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    I see pretty much the same Martini that added an olive. IMO gonna be uneventful on the whole.

    Coaching Matters
     
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    Is Helfrich that olive or Dawson?
     
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    I stated last week it would be Dawson for OLB coach guys. Everyone I’ve talked to says the same thing. Doesn’t exactly thrill me.
     
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    Any legs to Helfrich being an analyst or some other role?
     
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    Not sure about his coaching abilities but he does come from the NFL and he has good recruiting ties to the Northeast, something no one else has. Was the lead recruiter for Ty Rob and Nash Hut during his junior year.
     
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    I'd guess press release this afternoon, press conference tomorrow morning, which feeds into extended conversation/interviews about it tomorrow night on Sports Nightly
     
  18. Curious Geovanny

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    I would bet my money on Helfrich. Dawson is old news.

    GBR
     
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    Is long as Walters is no longer in the building I’m GOOD.;)
     
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    Thank you for your service.
     
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    Very possible you gonna have a bad day my friend.

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    Last question and I'll leave it be, any idea on when these moves will be announced?
     
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    Good chance this will just be Dawson as OLB coach and Helfrich as an analyst?
     
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    His loyalty to Nebraska rubs me the wrong way. He may well be a good coach but will leave again as soon as an offer comes his way.
     
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    So the coaching in nfl to get bennies has no legs?
     
  26. TheBeav815

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    Helfrich coming in would make all the sense in the world. He got thrown under the bus here in Chicago because Mitch Trubisky isn't an NFL quarterback so naturally it must be the OC's fault. He and Frost have ties through Oregon. I never liked him for the Bears OC job, but I would like him having a role at NU quite a bit.

    I can't believe I had no idea that Mickey Joseph was the LSU WRs coach, or that he's Vance Joseph's brother. If there were any substance to that rumor, it would explain a fair amount of timing that they needed to wait until after the title game to announce things. There's also no question that LSU's WR situation is light years ahead of Nebraska's.
     
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    If he was in a good situation here and wanted to stay for the long term, why leave? If Nebraska is where he really wanted to be, I don't think he would have left in the first place.
     
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    But, how much of him coaching LBs played into all this?
    And, didn't he need one more year for benefits from the nfl?
     
  29. BigRedRising

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    NFL coaches pension. No brainer.
     
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    yea I’m with you here... I bleed huskers through and through but if I’m one year shy of an NFL pension check I’m leaving to go ensure I’ve got that taken care of... what’s better than one check? Two checks!!
     
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    and one is guaranteed.
     
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    Oldjar07 has his mind made up and no one will change it. It’s been said 27 different ways that Dawson left to get his pension... doesn’t matter. OldJar knows better.
     
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    I'll take the diabolical conspiracy theory for $100.
    The staff knew our OLB coach was going to leave, so, knowing Dawson needed just one more year for nfl benefits, wished him well, as he was set up in the nfl by coaching LBs so when our coach left, he could come back, a happier richer and more experienced coach.
    See? Eezy peezy
     
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    It’s Gebbia’s fault!
     
  35. dinglefritz

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    What's your problem with Walters? IF you don't like the play calling you need to blame Frost. If you're concerned about WR development, you need to look at Warner. IF a kid is studious and willing to do the work, he can play. We landed some studs this year IMO at WR that hopefully will make our WR coach look quite a bit better. We needed to get bigger AND faster at WR. I don't think our shortcomings there this past year were necessarily Walters' fault. Remember, Hunt was slated to be a starter at WR before he lost his mind.
     
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    I don't know what NFL coaches get for pension. An old friend of mine who played baseball in the 70s and never made more than 15K/year now gets 80K/year in pension money. I suspect Dawson had a very good reason to go after that guaranteed gravy train. I also think the NFL pension includes some health benefits as well even for coaches.
     
  37. redli

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    You folks shouldn't be getting your hopes up on the mickey joseph thing.
     
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    Would love to get Bill Busch back up here instead.
     
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    Agreed. If Walters is leaving, it is of his own accord.
     
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    No doubt. I know it ain't happenin, OBJ gonna be gettin him some boats & hoes, no way we can compete with dat


     
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