Quotes of note from Monday's Nebraska football press conference

The Nebraska football team has been doing a lot of winning lately. Check out what they said about that and other topics on November 12.

The Nebraska football team is firing on all cylinders as we approach the home stretch of the regular season. The Cornhuskers talked about their win over Illinois last weekend and what's ahead. Check out the best quotes from Monday's press conference.

1

Best nickname ever

Over the years, plenty of Huskers have gotten great nicknames, but Jerald Foster dubbing Stanley Morgan Jr. as "Captain Morgan" enters my Nebraska Football Nickname Hall of Fame.

2

Special teams still needs work

The below quote about Pickering is a less than veiled shot at punter Caleb Lightbourn. He had been handling kickoffs until a flubbed onside kick against Ohio State. Now, it appears Lightbourn is out of both jobs, as he'd already been benched from the starting punter job.

3

'Run the ball' guy is weirdly silent about this

One of the things that will confound Nebraska football fans, over the years, is how a player can get completely ignored for one reason or another. Ozigbo only getting 11 carries against Illinois fits the bill. The offense wasn't hurting, even without more of a contribution, which is why we can all laugh about this for now.

4

Adrian Martinez gets it

Adrian Martinez has shown to be a special player, because he performs on the field. He's also growing rather rapidly into a heck of a team leader. Honoring the seniors in this program is just part of it.

5

The culture has changed

Farmer isn't happy about losing. But it's incredibly interesting to see players talking about a season that could very well end up 3-9 as the happiest they've been. It highlights just how bad the culture/attitude was the past few years.

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