Does Nebraska Have Five Great Players?

Big Red NetworkSenior Writer IJuly 29, 2008

Since way before we launched this blog Steve and I have espoused a theory that great teams (championship teams of any sort) have at least five great players. Is it a bit of a truism that great teams are made up of the best players? Sure. It's pretty easy to identify great players after the season. The crucial part is if fans can find and look to those "great" players in understanding the prospects for their teams’ upcoming season. I describe this theory a few years ago, and used it as a litmus test for the 2006 team. I got it pretty close then. So, I thought it may be work running the same examination on the 2008 team.

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