The Difference Between 9-4 and 5-7, Pt. 1: The Nebraska Huskers Offense

Big Red NetworkSenior Writer IJanuary 6, 2009

While it's never exciting to come to the end of another college football season, I will admit to looking forward a bit to this period between the end of this season and the start of spring practice, as it provides valuable time to try and put the 2008 season in context.

We all have our own ideas, culled from hours of watching, listening, and reading throughout the fall regarding what made the 2008 Bo Pelini Huskers different from Bill Callahan's 2007 squad.

But what does the data show? Where were the Huskers better? Where were they worse and how, ultimately, did that translate to the win-loss columns?

We'll split this into a series of three posts highlighting the offense, defense and special teams. First up, "The Spread Coast Offense."

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