October 14, 2007

Saturday's report card from the OSU vs. NU game

Nebraska suffered a disappointing 45-14 loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday. It was the second blowout loss in a row for the Huskers, as they dropped to 4-3 on the season and 1-2 in the Big 12 Conference.

Here is the final report card for Saturday's game, as there are definitely a lot of questions this football team must answer over their final five games of the regular season.

Quarterback: D

The minute this game started, you knew it wasn't going to be Sam Keller's day at quarterback. Keller has not been his normal self in the pocket the last few weeks and it seems like the pressure has really started to affect his play.

Running back: C+

If there is such a thing as a positive that came out of this game, it was the play of freshman running back Quentin Castille, who finished with 102 yards rushing on 20 carries. Castille may be NU's best option right now, because the offensive line is not blocking with consistency, so his physical running style will be something that will at least put NU in more manageable downs. Marlon Lucky finished with 66 yards on 13 carries, and really was a non-factor for the entire second half.

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