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Nebraska falls to Virginia Tech in heartbreaker

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Virginia Tech flanker Danny Coale (19) looks back as races down sideline 80 yards before getting stopped on the three-yard line by Nebraska late in the second half of an NCAA college football game at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. The play set up the Hokies winning score in their 16-15 win. (AP)

Heartbreak.

There is no other word to describe what Nebraska Cornhusker fans were feeling after their 16-15 loss at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.

The Hokies were thoroughly outplayed by the Huskers on both sides of the ball, however the story of the day for the Huskers was mistakes — such as penalties while near the goal lineĀ  and blown coverage late in the fourth quarter.

The Huskers were dominant on defense — allowing only 194 total yards until 2 minutes left in the game — with the exception of the final drive. On offense, the team moved the chains — playing especially efficiently in the run game (207 yards) — but couldn’t turn that movement into touchdowns. Continue reading

Gameday pictures

Well the hangover from the weekend if finally wearing off and I still feel somewhat optomistic about the Huskers’ chances this season. They will have an offense that will test some of the best defenses in the nation. And yet, I’m still scared about the defense and the mental mistakes that I saw on the field on Saturday. If you make mistakes like that against Missouri or Oklahoma then the game will quickly turn into a blowout.

Oh well, I’m going to basically take this day as a rest period, but I wanted to post the photos I took on Saturday. Enjoy. *Photos after the jump* Continue reading