Nebraska Cornhuskers’ Rollercoaster of Emotion: What a Difference a Month Makes

Posted by Michael Huckstep on November-19-2009 Add Comments

As the final seconds ticked off the clock in Memorial Stadium on October 24, the Husker fans who remained stood in frozen silence. Many of them were not sure what they had just witnessed.

A justifiably jubilant Paul Rhoads celebrated with his Cyclone players as they soaked up the adulation from the Iowa State section. Husker players couldn't get off the field quickly enough and put the nightmare behind them.

In a literal sense, Husker Nation knew what had transpired that day. Following a sound defeat by Texas Tech, Nebraska's offense had returned to the field the next week and failed on a level of genuinely historic proportions. 

Eight turnovers, four within the Cyclones' six-yard line. The eight miscues tied N...

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